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IntelligenceBank Announce SiteCore Connector

by Ralph Windsor on May 20, 2015

Australian DAM Vendor, IntelligenceBank have announced the availability of a connector for their DAM to the SiteCore CMS:

We are pleased to announce the launch of a connector for Sitecore – a leading CMS and CX software provider.With this new connector, web content managers can seamlessly browse and search for images within their IntelligenceBank DAM, directly from Sitecore – thus making it easy to download the images and insert them into Sitecore powered websites.” [Read More]

The blog post is relatively light on details, but the basics seem to be that you can search for and insert assets into web pages direct from SiteCore using their DAM as the source (plus some asset manipulation like re-sizing of images without the need to login to their DAM as well as SiteCore).

A number of other vendors also offer SiteCore integration now (it was particularly popular as feature announcement last year).  It’s hard to extrapolate any DAM-related trends from this update since it seems to be more ‘me-too’ competitor following, as is the theme for many DAM vendor feature news updates these days.  There are some who have built their entire DAM platform around it, as an alternative approach and SiteCore themselves have not been slow to spot the potential niche opportunity in DAM.  However, anyone interested in the Web CMS market (or ‘CX’ as people in that field seem to want to refer to themselves now) might find the traction that SiteCore is gaining more noteworthy, certainly if measured by integration announcements from vendors in related fields, such as our own.

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Why DAM Workflow Is Not Flowing

May 7, 2015 Workflow

There have been a couple of interesting articles about DAM workflow recently which I have been intending to get around to discussing on DAM News for a few weeks.  One of these is by Roger Howard with the title, Workflow Doesn’t. Without misinterpreting Roger’s piece, the thesis seems to be that a genuinely productive workflow […]

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Top Ten Mistakes When Implementing DAM Solutions

April 28, 2015 DAM Education

Australian Digital Asset Management VAR, DataBasics, have provided a condensed presentation where they list the top ten DAM solution implementation mistakes that users tend to make: Starting without a complete business plan Not understanding what DAM is Failing to consider metadata Not providing a dedicated project management resource Failing to understand the benefits of DAM and how they […]

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Reaction To DAM Innovation Article Series From DAM Guru Members

April 21, 2015 Opinion

Ben Smidt, who is manager of the DAM Guru Programme has contributed a feature article for DAM News that both collates and discusses some of the comments expressed by some of their members about our article series: What’s Holding DAM Back: “I believe strongly that any industry stands to be better off with more educated […]

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Feature Article: Who Needs a DAM Librarian? Part IV: The Rise of the Information Professional

April 15, 2015 Special Features

Deborah Fanslow, has written the fourth and final instalment of her DAM News feature article series: Who Needs a DAM Librarian?  Part IV: The Rise of the Information Professional.  The item continues the same the device of using a job interview between a hiring manager and an information professional to present the issues.  She considers subjects like how to ensure that your DAM […]

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OASIS Releases Press About CMIS4DAM

April 15, 2015 Industry Standards

Earlier this week, OASIS released some press about the proposed CMIS4DAM standard: “Members of the OASIS open standards consortium are defining a profile of the widely adopted Content Management Interoperability Services (CMIS) standard for use in Digital Asset Management (DAM). The work of the new OASIS CMIS4DAM Technical Committee will eliminate the need for expensive custom […]

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London DAM Meetup – 25th June 2015

April 7, 2015 Industry Events

There is a London DAM Meetup on 25th June 2015 which is being organised by Michele Jouan.  This is being held after the Henry Stewart DAM EU conference from 5.30 – 6.30pm at the same venue in W1 and is usually continued at a nearby pub: “In collaboration with Henry Stewart, please join us for drinks after the […]

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Atlanta DAM Meetup Podcast

March 30, 2015 Industry Events

The Atlanta DAM Meetup group recorded a podcast of their last meeting where (amongst other topics) they discussed DAM innovation and the What’s Holding DAM Back? series we ran on DAM News recently.  The audio file is hosted on Elizabeth Keathley’s site, I will refrain from discussing the content of the podcast as we have been over […]

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