DAM Open Specification – New Contributor Features


We are pleased to announce that the Digital Asset Management Open Specification now fully supports contributions from registered members (registration is free).  The updated interface now provides detailed contribution information from members, who also have the ability to provide further information and a short biography on their own public profile …

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Digital Asset Management Industry Business Ontology Community Group


A W3C Digital Asset Management Industry Business Ontology community group has recently been started and is chaired by Emily Kolvitz and Aaron Bradley:

The mission of Digital Asset Management Business Ontology Community Group is to propose, discuss, create and maintain extensions to schema.org related to the Digital Asset Management

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Interoperability Standards And The Future Of Digital Asset Management


Andreas Mockenhaupt Director of Professional Services at DAM vendors, Canto has contributed a feature article to DAM News: Why Interoperability Standards Are So Critical To The Future Of Digital Asset Management.  The article describes the OASIS-sponsored CMIS4DAM standard which has been in-progress since September 2013:

The concept behind

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CMIS4DAM Draft Technical Committee Charter


Those readers with good memories might recall there were some moves from standards organisation, OASIS, last year to establish a DAM metadata interoperability standard which could integrate the numerous media related metadata protocols encountered in DAM under the banner of CMIS (Content Management Interoperability Services).  As ever with achieving consensus …

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ECM/DAM Standards: Choosing Those That Are Important For Your Implementation


This Content Geeks article (which is written by Nuxeo staff) considers various types of ECM standards: “Standards Matter, but Don’t Be Blind“.   This article reviews the main types and related technologies by sub-dividing them into 3 broad categorisations:

  • Interoperability: CMIS specifically but also WSS (SharePoint), WebDAV and CIFS
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