Continuing our on-going series on the DAM Value Chain, next up it is the turn of storage and its position in the range of services and facilities that a multi-vendor DAM service delivery offer would need to include.
This is one of the simpler elements to grasp about DAM. …Continue reading »
After a brief pause, we are resuming our ongoing analysis of DAM Value chains. For those who are new to this subject, the introductory article explains more about what it is. Next up on the list of subjects, is Collaboration.
What Is Meant By Collaboration?
In DAM terms, …Continue reading »
There were a couple of items that caught my attention this week and they pinpoint some truths about the future of DAM software and possibly a wider point about software in general. The first was this item by David Diamond, author of The DAM Survival Guide, explaining why he …Continue reading »
Our on-going discussion about Digital Asset Management value chains this time looks at workflow. See the original feature article if you are looking background on this concept.
Workflow in DAM systems is an area that vendors have focussed on a lot more in the last year. Previous linear workflow models …Continue reading »
Matthew Gonnering of one of the DAM News featured vendors, Widen, has written an article for the iMedia Connection blog on how DAM systems should embrace social media collaboration tools:
“Clearly, the social collaboration model aligns well with the needs of DAM users and creative teams. The …Continue reading »
This is an article in our series of ongoing discussion of Digital Asset Management Value Chains.
Search is another functional area within DAM which is growing in sophistication. In recent years, attention has focussed on simplifying search capabilities and making them easier for new or casual users. This has …Continue reading »
Lorraine Lawson, writing on IT Business Edge discusses how APIs have business implications and are therefore now very much management issues as much as ones for developers only:
“APIs can be used as a business strategy. APIs can allow you to connect with customers or partners in new ways, …Continue reading »
This is one of several articles about The Digital Asset Management Value Chain and how it might shape the future of DAM. The feature article introduces the concept and explains the background behind it.
Metadata is another area where the DAM value chain concept may provide some potential opportunities to …Continue reading »
Earlier this week, we introduced the concept of Digital Asset Management Value Chains to describe how DAM may develop in the future. We will examine how this might operate in practice with reference to activities that end users may carry when using a DAM system.
The first topic is Asset …Continue reading »
In this special feature written by both myself and Ralph Windsor, we analyse a concept we are calling the Digital Asset Management Value Chain. We believe this will shape the future direction of the DAM sector and may address a number of the structural inefficiencies that we believe currently …Continue reading »