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DAM Interoperability In 2017 – Where Do We Go From Here?

March 17, 2017 DAM Interoperability

Tim Strehle of Digital Collections and Margaret Warren of ImageSnippets have contributed an article with the title: Improving DAM Interoperability In 2017 which is part of our Improving DAM In 2017 series: “DAM products have improved a lot in the last few years: They are now cloud-enabled and more user-friendly, they support video and let us share content better than […]

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Improving DAM In 2017: Building Time Machines For Digital Assets

March 9, 2017 Opinion

Continuing our series on Improving DAM In 2017, I have written an article with a suggested architectural model which DAM solution developers may wish to consider. In The Digital Asset Transaction Management System – A Time Machine For Digital Assets, I outline a granular and modular API-First method for recording digital asset activity and modifying […]

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Improving DAM In 2017: The Expanding Universe Of Digital Assets

February 24, 2017 Opinion

Medhat Mahmoud  has contributed an article to our Improving DAM In 2017 series with the title Digital Assets From IoT To Blockchain Will Become Everyone’s Business.  The piece is about how the range of uses the digital assets is expanding exponentially: “The fast pace of today’s evolving technologies, falling hardware costs, wireless ultra speed advancement like […]

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Improving DAM In 2017: Should Social Media In DAM Be More Like Facebook?

February 17, 2017 Social Media and DAM

Denzil Ford of MediaValet has contributed a feature article as part of our Improving DAM In 2017 series with the title Should DAM Be More Like Facebook?.  In the piece, she considers how social media engages users (with particular reference to Facebook and Slack) and whether there are models that could be employed to allow DAM interfaces to acquire some […]

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Improving DAM In 2017: Creating The Conditions For DAM Innovation

February 10, 2017 Opinion

Martin Wilson from Asset Bank has contributed a feature article for our Improving DAM In 2017 article series with the title: Creating The Right Conditions For Innovation.  In the piece, he discusses some of the reasons why DAM innovation has stalled (or at least slowed significantly) and suggests various developments which might get it re-started once more, […]

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Improving DAM In 2017: Engaging With Vendors

February 2, 2017 Opinion

Late last year, I issued a request for contributions to a series Improving DAM In 2017 which was intended to solicit opinions from DAM users (and others involved with DAM) about how the field could be enhanced in a more positive fashion, rather than the commentary descending into just being complaints about the poor quality of solutions, […]

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AI Tools And Access To The Data Equity In Your Digital Assets

January 30, 2017 Opinion

Numerous DAM vendors have announced integration with various third party AI image recognition APIs recently, this was discussed (and predicted) on DAM News two years ago.  The key driver for the trend is that the available products have been packaged into commodity offerings which are generally cheap and fairly easy to assimilate.  There isn’t much differentiation in the current DAM […]

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DAM Innovation – From Digits To Value

January 23, 2017 Digital Asset Management Value Chains

Mike Rizzo posted a link to on the DAM News LinkedIn group to an article by Medhat Mahmoud, of Huawei Technologies: Digital Asset Management and IoT – The innovation path from Digits to Value.  The piece is about DAM and the Internet of Things (IoT) but there are wider lessons for those involved with digital assets of all kinds.  The […]

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Developing Your Own In-House DAM Consulting Expertise

January 11, 2017 DAM Education

Today we have released a DAM News premium report package, Develop Your Own In-House DAM Vendor Selection Expertise, which is part of a range of DAM educational and consulting materials we will be issuing in 2017: “The first programme in the series is concerned with the DAM solution selection and purchasing management process. The educational materials […]

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Improving DAM In 2017 And Beyond: Reminder For Contributions

January 9, 2017 Industry News

Last month, I posted a request for contributions to an article series Improving DAM In 2017 And Beyond.  This is a reminder to anyone who has considered writing something that the deadline for submissions is just under three weeks away: “I invite those who have an interest in Digital Asset Management to write an article explaining how […]

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DAM Foundation Closes Down

January 6, 2017 Industry News

A few different people have been in contact with me about this news and for anyone who has not yet heard, according to their website, the DAM Foundation has ceased operations as of yesterday, 5th January: “Thanks to everyone who has participated over the last seven years. Special thanks to the community members who have actively contributed and […]

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