In 2016, we published the DAM industry’s first ever vendor pricing survey and last year (in 2018) we repeated the exercise to get a more up-to-date picture of pricing trends. Participants were sourced from the DAM Vendors Directory and invited to complete a questionnaire that covered numerous pricing scenarios. We …Continue reading »
Links to Digital Asset Management solutions providers, consultants and DAM services vendors.
Jens Lundgaard, Founder of DAM vendor Brandworkz, has recently published an article that aims to tackle a number of issues that can arise from the inherent limitations of form-based RFPs and the often intentionally ambiguous responses they garner from prospective DAM vendors. In his post, entitled ‘How to …Continue reading »
DAM vendor Extensis have just announced that they are to unite with geospatial imaging outfit LizardTech. Extensis CEO Osamu Ikeda, praises the union in an accompanying blog post:
“With Extensis’ market leadership in digital asset and font management solutions combined with LizardTech’s state-of-the-art image compression technology, the …Continue reading »
DAM vendor Brandworkz, have recently announced the release of a new version of their brand management platform. Their last release, back in December 2017, saw an improvement in asset visibility with numerous tweaks to the user interface, including a long overdue shift to a responsive layout, improved asset …Continue reading »
I have recently tested the Swivle Agent – a multi-purpose connector that allows users to check-in and check-out files that are stored in Woodwing’s ‘DAM Lite’ solution Swivle. A more in-depth review of Swivle itself was previously published by my co-contributor Ralph Windsor – in this article I will be …Continue reading »
A genre that’s become as tenacious as its undead agitators, the zombie movie has been with us for over half a century now. In comparison, innovation within the DAM sector appears to have already reached the rigor mortis stage and the whiff of decomposing imagination is beginning to wrinkle the …Continue reading »
Nora Gehin, from Digital Asset Management vendor Widen has recently published an article pitting file-sharing platforms such as Dropbox and Google Drive against dedicated DAM systems. It’s an argument that – aside from being overcooked – consistently manages to over-simplify the comparison and fails to identify the core underlying differences …Continue reading »
Marketing and asset management outfit Aprimo have recently announced a couple of innovations for content marketers and creatives: a rather unimaginatively named ideation tool called ‘Idea Lab’, and the Article Editor, which ‘enables content marketers to support text-based content along with rich media content in one single, easy-to-use interface’.
Aprimo’s …Continue reading »
Media solutions outfit IPV has just announced the release of a new version of its asset management system. Presented as an all-in-one media asset management suite, Curator 2.0 is due to be showcased at the 2018 NAB show in Las Vegas.
I’m not overly keen on name-dropping as it often …Continue reading »
“We are grateful for all the support we’ve received from our Smartimage customers. However, Smartimage will be ending May 25, 2018. This is a strategic decision Widen (Smartimage parent company) has made to ensure we …Continue reading »
Bynder’s WebDAM Acquisition – ‘Stronger Together’ Or Proof That The Current DAM Software Market Does Not Scale?
Last Friday, we reported that venture capital funded DAM vendor, Bynder had bought up WebDAM from their previous owners, microstock media library, Shutterstock. The irony of a DAM vendor being sold a fairly pedestrian DAM system by a photo library (rather than the other way round) will probably not …Continue reading »
“When offered the chance to work together, we agreed. It was clear our combined teams could go …Continue reading »