Master Data Management skills are in hot demand according to this Information Management post by Jim Ericson:
““Somewhere between the big picture of an enterprise architect and the self-funding project mandate to the middle manager is where MDM talent finds itself right now. Many of you already know this …Continue reading »
In this article, Dale Vile asks why, despite advances in technology and practice, some business data issues never seem to go away and postulates as to whether IT departments and solution vendors are too focused on chasing the lastest trends than solving the fundamentals.
“No one disputes the fact that …Continue reading »
In this article, Philip Spiegel writing in his blog discusses the growing potential for educators to exploit Digital Asset Management technology to deliver innovative learning experiences. He bases this hypothesis on his recent visit to the SIIA Edtech Summit in San Francisco. Philip also points out that there are considerable …Continue reading »
In this article, Rhonda Basler of MailPrint discusses how the provision of an excess number of choices for users in Marketing Asset Management (MAM) systems can actually reduce uptake of the system as users become bewildered by the array of different options. Rhonda compares studies carried out on consumers purchasing …Continue reading »
In this two part article from Baseline Consulting, Evan Levy considers the benefits of a Data Warehouse appliance to those considering replacing ageing in-house or custom built solutions developing using conventional SQL based RDBMS. He notes that the average lifespan of a data warehouse is typically just 3-4 years and …Continue reading »
Some research released by Enterprise Information Watch released yesterday reveals that pure play DAM vendors are looking to differentiate themselves from ECM vendors offering ‘one size fits all’ approaches to DAM.
“As DAM applications have moved away from thick clients to web-based applications, and CMS vendors add basic image/video …Continue reading »
In this article, Ron Miller of FierceContentManagement.com makes the suggestion that we are possibly witnessing the end of ECM, citing comments by Cheryl Mckinnon, CMO of Nuxeo (and formerly of OpenText) and other comentators. The various factors that Ron discusses are the release of SharePoint 2010, the rise of …Continue reading »
PC World’s Harry McCracken comments on Adobe Flash’s origins and cites the many causes, in his opinion, for its current fall from favour amongst many technologists.
“As the Apple-Adobe wars have raged, I’ve been thinking about Flash’s origins and current condition. Flash is still important and useful, but it long …Continue reading »
A recent PhotoShelter.com blog article asked if Flash websites for Photographers were a good idea or a “kiss of death”. Pointing out the recent furore over Apple’s decision to drop Flash for the iPad, the PhotoShelter blog solicits the opinion of a number of photographers and web designers, ranging …Continue reading »
More responses to Steve Job’s attempt to justify the exclusion of Flash from Apple mobile devices. This analysis by Streaming Media guru, Dan Rayburn is the most accurate (in our view) and highlights the fact that money rather than open standards is Apple’s primary motivation for not supporting Flash on …Continue reading »
This article from FierceContentManagement.com offers prospective buyers of ECM solutions some useful tips on choosing the right ECM solution for your business. Although the article is about ECM, all of the recommendations are relevant for anyone choosing a DAM system also.
“It’s not easy to find the right enterprise content …Continue reading »
In this article CMS Watch’s Tony Bryne explains how to get the best software vendors to respond to your RFPs and why, even in competitive markets, it’s always prudent to manage your prospective technology suppliers with consideration and respect.
“Is it a buyers’ market for content technologies? Some enterprises believe …Continue reading »