This week, Max Dunn, President of Silicon Publishing is our featured DAM News interviewee. Silicon Publishing are developers of a Web to Print tool which is integrated with a number of different DAM products, as such, Max has considerable experience of working with a lot of DAMs and seeing …Continue reading »
Yesterday, Silicon Publishing posted a guest article I wrote for them, Why DAM Vendors Should Leave Web To Print to the Experts. In the piece, I describe the multitude of ways in which complex requirements like Web to Print can trip up unwary DAM vendors:
“As should be …Continue reading »
This week’s DAM News interview is with metadata and photo keywording expert, Clemency Wright. She has worked for a number of well-known image libraries such as Getty Images and cultural/heritage organisations like the V&A Museum in London, as well as other clients of her consulting business. Clemency has some …Continue reading »
Yesterday, we published an interview with Mark Davey, who many of our readers will be familiar with from his work with DAM Foundation and the DAM Maturity Model, not to mention his current project, The Codified DAM Consultant. Mark’s interview contains a number of highly insightful points, …Continue reading »
The first of two featured jobs this week is a position working as a Digital Asset Manager for Apple’s App Store. The Digital Asset Manager will handle asset requests through reviews and approvals to handoff and archiving. The job is best suited to those who have a track record in …Continue reading »
Regular readers will recall that a few months ago, I reviewed MerlinOne’s NOMAD (NO MetAData) search tool which allows images to be found using text keywords searches without entering descriptive metadata.
Recently, I had the opportunity to check out an AI search tool developed by a Dutch firm called EMRAYS…Continue reading »
When the topic of scalability in DAM implementations comes up, many tend to think of it in terms of quite straightforward quantitative metrics, for example:
- How many digital assets a DAM system can hold.
- The number of concurrent users supported.
- Delivering high-bandwidth assets like videos to a global audience.
We have recently published an interview with Frédéric Sanuy, CEO and co-founder of Activo. Amongst other noteworthy points, Frédéric has some great observations about the challenges that can be encountered with DAM. In particular this response:
“Today my challenges are to deploy DAM systems across large organization between …Continue reading »
Yesterday, we published an interview with Jennifer Anna, Photo & Digital Asset Manager for World Wildlife Fund (US). The piece includes some very valuable advice across a range of different DAM-related subjects. Two points stood out for me, firstly in regard to vendor selection:
“Vendor selection can be …Continue reading »
Yesterday, we published an interview with Magan Arthur. Now Managing Director of MOJO Consulting, Magan has been active in the DAM industry for over 20 years and many readers will be familiar with his articles (and book). The interview contains some great insights; in particular, I found his …Continue reading »
Yesterday, Acquia announced that they intended to buy up DAM vendor, Widen Enterprises. The following is by Mike Sullivan, President and CEO of Acquia:
“With Widen, we continue to differentiate Acquia Open DXP by adding enterprise-grade, cloud-native DAM and PIM capabilities. We will immediately invest in accelerated development of …Continue reading »
Mark Milstein, who we recently interviewed for DAM News has contributed a feature article with the title, Will Synthetic Stock Content Save DAM? The piece follows on the themes briefly discussed in his interview and Mark explains some of the core concepts of synthetic media and why it is …Continue reading »