Back in 2016, I wrote an opinion piece investigating the Digital Asset Management research report marketplace, drawing a parallel between businesses selling DAM market research publications and the war for supremacy amongst North London’s kebab shops.
I noted the disparities between the figures presented by the (then) current reports …Continue reading »
A few weeks ago, we published the first two instalments of an interview I conducted with David Diamond, author of the DAM Survival Guide, founder of The DAM Guru Program and former Marketing Director of vendor, Picturepark. In this piece, I ask David whether the DAM market has ceased …Continue reading »
Recently, I had the opportunity to conduct an interview with David Diamond, author of the DAM Survival Guide, founder of The DAM Guru Program and former Marketing Director of vendor, Picturepark. Anyone who has been involved in DAM for more than a couple of years will almost …Continue reading »
We briefly covered Ian Matzen’s article The Coming DAM Crisis on the DAM round-up earlier this week. I thought Ian’s post was probably the most insightful thing I’ve read about DAM for some time and I was inspired to write some more about this subject.
For those who have …Continue reading »
In this opinion feature article, I have examined the state of the DAM market in 2018 (as well as the wider tech sector) and tried to extrapolate some possible trends and themes for 2019:
“In this article, I want to assess some underlying trends in the Digital Asset Management…Continue reading »
Dr. Simon Tanner, Professor of Digital Cultural Heritage and DAM course leader at King’s College London, has recently published a keynote presentation for the ‘Museums and Digital Memory’ conference, organised by The British Museum. His presentation aims to define the different ‘modes’ of value for digital resources within our …Continue reading »
Over the last year or so, I have been reading a number of articles about Content Services, a term allegedly coined by analysts Gartner (although I have my doubts as to its true provenance). A few weeks ago, I discussed Magan Arthur’s article about Business Object Management where it was …Continue reading »
Yaochong Chen who is currently a student on the DAM post-graduate (MA) course at King’s College in London has written an article about the lack of DAM software platforms in China:
“Paradoxically, although many DAM Chinese scholars like me are passionate about bringing these amazing ideas into Chinese …Continue reading »
ECM and DAM commentator, Magan Arthur has recently written an article which he has titled: The End of Digital Content Management and the Need for Business Object Management. I don’t necessarily agree with all of it, however, I do concur with a great deal of what he says. It …Continue reading »
Earlier this month, I wrote an article describing how I believe the DAM software business is sleepwalking into a subservient integrator/channel partner model which will have undesirable consequences for innovation (and therefore the sustainability) of this technology sector. At the end of that piece, I said I would write a …Continue reading »
I have written a feature article for DAM News about the risks (as I see them) to the financial stability and long-term survival of the DAM software market based on a number of trends I have seen gradually emerging largely as a result of the use of cloud technology. I …Continue reading »