In this article, Henrik de Gyor discusses how some organisations avoid asset duplication and strategies to effectively de-dupe assets stored in digital asset management systems.
“In some cases, organizations have unique file naming conventions, but file names are often created by people, which more often yield not-so-unique file names. One person names a file one way and another person names the exact same file another way because they use it differently or in a different place. While this demonstrates a clear lack of consistency and governance, it happens way too often. This is especially true if you not using a Digital Asset Management (DAM) solution with clear guidelines and stop gaps to catch these sort of things as part of a workflow.” [Read More]