Earlier this week, we launched our DAM News Expert Directory. This is intended to be a searchable archive of all those with DAM implementation and DAM initiative management expertise. Anyone with a standard DAM News account (which you can register free of charge) can set up a profile. Vendors …Continue reading »
In a recent blog article entitled ‘All I Want for Christmas is a DAM Bike’, Digital Asset Management specialist Ian Matzen analogises the procurement of a DAM system to that of getting a bike:
“But wait, what will you do when you need to carry stuff. I …Continue reading »
DAM Foundation are conducting a survey into human resourcing for Digital Asset Managers, especially salaries and the type of employers who most frequently hire them. They have conducted this study in previous years (since 2011) so the objective is to measure how the Digital Asset Manager HR situation has changed …Continue reading »
Yesterday, DAM Foundation published an item by Elizabeth Keathley of Atlanta Metadata Authority: Staffing for a DAM: Finding Successful Digital Asset Managers.
To clarify (for anyone who might not have understood the difference) “Digital Asset Managers” is usually a reference to a real human being who has responsibility …Continue reading »
Jeff Lawrence, of consultants, Celerity who we featured in June has written an article for CMSWire: Digital Asset Management: Finding the Right Fit for Your Company. The item is an introductory primer on the various factors you will need to think about, including:
- Establishing goals and objectives
- Buying custom
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David Diamond, author of the DAM Survival Guide, Marketing Director at Picturepark and previous contributor to DAM News has written a special feature for us once more with the title: Become A DAM Superhero. The article discusses how often a single individual within an organisation is required to …Continue reading »
Henrik de Gyor, who operates anotherdamblog.com has written an article for CMSwire.com where he discussed various attributes and skills that a Digital Asset Manager should have. He covers four major areas:
Here are a few points from the ‘People’ section:
“Be resourceful…Be honest. Brutally honest …Continue reading »
Deb Hunt, writing on the FUMSI site describes some unique skills that digital librarians can bring to a DAM implementation. These include:
- An understanding of who audiences are and what they are looking for.
- Developing metadata schemas and taxonomies.
- Recognising the business value that finding information offers.
- Experience of creating
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Tom Gleason, writing on the ResourceSpace Labs Blog discusses required skills to develop DAM systems. The points are obviously slightly skewed towards ResourceSpace (in terms of the PHP development skills mentioned) but are generally applicable to most other DAMs also:
- Graphics/File Formats
- Server Administration
If you …Continue reading »