Digital Asset Management news, articles and features covering core DAM topics that are essential reading for everyone interested in this industry.

Using Checksums To De-Duplicate Image Collections


Metadata and photo management expert, David Riecks from ControlledVocabulary.com has written a highly informative article that explains how to de-dupe an image collection using MD5 checksum tools and a spreadsheet.  The process will also produce a rudimentary asset audit that will identify the file locations, duplicate status and file name.  …

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Variable Data Printing & DAM Systems: A Marketer’s Experience


MailPrint have released a short interview with Richard Kort, Marketing Director of Redemption Plus who describes some of the processes involved in Variable Data Printing (variously also referred to as “Web2Print”, “Print On Demand” etc).  Essentially this is the process of producing personalised collateral using template assets and database.  A …

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