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Improving DAM In 2017 And Beyond: Call For Contributions

December 8, 2016 Industry News

Over the last few years, I have written a number of articles commenting on DAM innovation and how it seems to have become stuck in a rut and has not really moved forward a great deal (at least in a way which is tangible). Having talked to a number of people (both on the sell and buy-side […]

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DAM Vendor Updates – Focus Moving Towards Integration & APIs In 2017

December 2, 2016 Vendors

DAM integration and application architectures seems to have been getting more attention recently from vendors, both in terms of direct connections to specific non-DAM platforms, but also API modifications and changes to the underlying architecture of DAM solutions. First up is this blog post from Asset Bank.  They sent me details of their Sitecore integration […]

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Digital Assets: The Raw Materials Of Digital Transformation

November 29, 2016 Digital Asset Management Value Chains

Earlier this month, CMSWire ran an item by Dom Nicastro which was a write up of a presentation given by Meghan Walsh.  The presentation has some very insightful points, for example: “Walsh said she had to determine if managing Hilton’s digital assets was the same act as managing its content. It wasn’t, she said. The company […]

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Brandworkz Update To Version 8.0

November 18, 2016 Vendors

DAM vendor, Brandworkz, have recently announced a major release of their flagship product of the same name.  This is the press piece from Hari Walters, Head of Product at Brandworkz: “We are very excited to share our biggest release to date with our clients. The aim is to enhance user experience in line with the first […]

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DAM Directory Metadata Standards Guide

November 11, 2016 Industry News

Deb Flanslow, one of the maintainers of the DAM Directory, has written an article describing the recent addition of a metadata standards section to the guide: “So many standards, so little time! Wouldn’t it be nice to have a place to browse the most common metadata standards in use across the DAM community when brainstorming data points […]

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Deaccession Policies: Practical Methods For Dealing With Data Hoarding Dilemmas

October 27, 2016 Data Management

Writing on his Tame Your Assets blog, Ian Matzen published an article last week: Are You a Digital Asset Hoarder or a Digital Curator?   The thesis of the article is that defaulting to a ‘never delete’ policy for managing your digital asset collection is not an optimal strategy because of the volume of low-value material that get […]

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Why Digital Assets Are A Superior Source Of Value For Enterprises

October 17, 2016 Opinion

Last month, Lisa Grimm wrote an article for CMSWire: DAM Expands Its Reach in the Enterprise.  Amongst other topics, the item describes how DAM has incrementally moved into areas which used to be the preserve of ECM (Enterprise Content Management): “Some argue DAM is creeping into the space enterprise content management wanted to occupy a decade ago, albeit […]

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How Different Will DAM Be In 2030? Part 2

October 6, 2016 Opinion

This is the follow-up item to the first part of How Different Will DAM Be In 2030 which discusses Martin Wilson’s article for Information Age: 7 predictions for digital asset management in 2030.  In this piece, I will consider the remaining predictions 4-7. 4. Users will demand streamlined simplicity “As DAM systems acquire more and more features, there’s a risk that they’ll […]

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How Different Will DAM Be In 2030? Part 1

September 26, 2016 Opinion

Martin Wilson, of Asset Bank has written an article for Information Age: 7 predictions for digital asset management in 2030.  The item has some similarities with Toby Martin’s piece which I discussed a couple of months ago (albeit the latter is about the medium term future of DAM well before 2030).  I agree with a number of the points […]

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