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DAM Weekly Round-Up – 18th February 2019

by Charles Russell on February 18, 2019

A collection of recent DAM-related articles from around the web, sourced from DAM Federation member, Planet DAM.

DXM, DAM, CMS… Which role does each one have in ensuring the best possible experience for your audiences?

Do you know the difference between DXM, DAM and CMS?  If not, DAM solutions provider Wedia have recently posted a blog article that aims to clarify the terminology and unravel the acronyms to provide information about which type of solution best suits your target audience.

3 Best Apps for File Comparison

Whether you’re a coder, photographer or content manager, file comparison software will often finds its way into your digital toolbox.  Aleksandra Kolesnikova, marketing manager at DAM vendor Pics.io, has recently published a light-hearted article that compares three file comparison applications: Araxis, Diffchecker, and of course, their own offering, Pics.io.  It’s a detailed enough article, but I would have liked to have seen my own favourite, the excellent Beyond Compare, featured amongst the candidates reviewed.

Interview with Frank DeCarlo

Henrik De Gyor, a familiar name in the DAM industry and founder of (another) DAM Federation affiliated resource, Another DAM Podcast, has recently launched a sister project – the User Adoption Podcast.  With the aim of improving user adoption across businesses of any size, the site is also accompanied by the publication of a book.  In this particular podcast, Henrik interviews CEO of RPR Graphics, Frank DeCarlo.

IPTC at DPP Metadata Exchange for News in London

Global news media standards body, the IPTC, have published an article reviewing the recent Metadata Exchange for News demo that took place in London on February 6th.  Organised by DPP (formerly the Digital Production Partnership), the initiative is aimed at simplifying and streamlining the news production process and focuses heavily on the effective use of metadata.  The article features a useful graphic showing the workflow of a full news production based around the IPTC’s NewsML-G2 format.

Benefits of a Cloud Based DAM

Martyn Cook, strategist for tech solutions reseller IO Integration has recently posted an article aimed at those tasked with deciding whether to use an on-premise or cloud-based DAM model.  Martyn examines the most immediate benefits and drawbacks for each approach, including factors such as cost, scalability, accessibility, security and stability.  The article exhibits a decent level of vendor neutrality and carefully weighs up the pros and cons of each model using easy to understand language.

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DAM Weekly Round-Up – 11th February 2019

February 11, 2019 Industry News

A collection of recent DAM-related articles from around the web, sourced from DAM Federation member, Planet DAM. Another DAM Podcast Joins DAM Federation Another DAM Podcast has recently joined The DAM Federation and is a series of interviews hosted by DAM consultant Henrik de Gyor that invites DAM professionals from across the industry to discuss the […]

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Another DAM Podcast Joins DAM Federation

February 8, 2019 Industry News

Another DAM Podcast, a series of recorded interviews with DAM professionals made by DAM consultant, Henrik de Gyor has recently joined The DAM Federation. The archive contains of over 200 episodes and 150 unique interviews with DAM professionals from across the industry, with a key focus on end users (although some representative vendors with a […]

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DAM Vendor Selection Seminar, London DAM Meetup Group, Tuesday 26th February, King’s College London

February 6, 2019 Industry Events

The London DAM Meetup Group are holding an educational seminar on the subject of DAM vendor selection at King’s College London (KCL) on Tuesday 26th February at 6.30pm: “We are staging a London DAM Meetup educational seminar on the complex subject of DAM vendor selection. The event is being held at King’s College London (KCL) […]

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DAM Weekly Round-Up – 4th February 2019

February 4, 2019 Industry News

A collection of recent DAM-related articles from around the web, sourced from DAM Federation member, Planet DAM. Seeing the Forest – Keys to DAM Sustainability DAM expert Carol Thomas-Knipes has provided us with the supporting material for her presentation at the recent IEN DAM Practitioner’s Summit.  Covering sustainability, usability and growth within an organisation’s DAM […]

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Seeing the Forest – Keys to DAM Sustainability

January 29, 2019 DAM Education

LogicSource Director and DAM expert Carol Thomas-Knipes has kindly provided us with the supporting material for her recent presentation at last week’s Insight Exchange Network (IEN) DAM Practitioners’ Summit that took place in New York. Concerned with long-term sustainability, her advice should be valuable to anyone tasked with securing the future relevance, usability and growth of […]

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DAM Weekly Round-Up – 28th January 2019

January 28, 2019 Industry News

A collection of recent DAM-related articles from around the web, sourced from DAM Federation member, Planet DAM. DAM in a Regulatory Environment Art Director Dario Mescia has recently published an article on LinkedIn explaining the challenges faced when using a DAM system in a regulatory environment.  In his case study, which focuses on the management […]

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DAM Weekly Round-Up – 21st January 2019

January 21, 2019 Industry News

A collection of recent DAM-related articles from around the web, sourced from DAM Federation member, Planet DAM. Another DAM Podcast interview with Rebecca Schneider on Digital Asset Management This week sees Henrik de Gyor interviewing content strategist Rebecca Schneider.  Currently acting as Executive Director at AvenueCX, with a background in library sciences, Rebecca responds to […]

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DAM Weekly Round-Up – 14th January 2019

January 14, 2019 Industry News

A collection of recent DAM-related articles from around the web, sourced from DAM Federation member, Planet DAM. 10 Things on the 10th January: DAM Summit NY, Metadata for Art, Linked or Unlinked Data and a little Data Science Take a little DAM time out with another instalment of Tracey Wolfe‘s (aka Mod Librarian) denary series.  […]

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Reminder – DAM News Webinar – 15th January

January 14, 2019 Industry Events

Just to remind our readers that the first ever DAM News webinar is scheduled to take place tomorrow, 15th January, at 4pm UK time (11am US Eastern, 8am US Pacific, 5pm Europe).  The session, hosted by veteran DAM specialist, project manager and consultant Ralph Windsor, aims to provide a wide range of insights, advice and […]

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