DAM News Round-Up – 10th October 2022

A selection of DAM-related articles from around the web, hand-picked by the DAM News editorial team.

Interview with Jack Esselink about Synthetic Media

This latest instalment from Henrik De Gyor’s Synthetic Media podcast interviews Dutch data and artificial intelligence specialist Jack Esselink from Dutch startup Studio Pulpit.  Topics discussed include the ethical implications of AI-generated content, the rise of non-consensual synthetic media such as deepfakes, and predictions that by 2030 over 90% of media will incorporate some degree of synthetic content.  A thorough and insightful interview.

A Guide to Issuing and Managing a DAM Request-for-Proposal (RFP)

This recent article from the Stacks Team provides a basic primer for issuing and managing Digital Asset Management RFPs (request for proposal).  RFPs generally come into play when shortlisting vendors and going through the vendor selection process.  For further information, you might want to check out our own articles on the subject of RFPs and vendor selection here on DAM News.

Quick-Start Guide to DAM Integrations

This blog post from Digital Asset Management software provider Tenovos provides a quick-start guide to DAM integrations, including a simple overview and descriptions of the most common types of integrations available (MDM, PIM, DRM etc.).

Developing a user-centric Taxonomy across Cancer Research UK

This in-depth video from Cancer Research UK’s Taxonomy Manager Thomas Alexander covers Tom’s role at the organisation, his past experience as a taxonomist, and how he has helped to develop a user-centric taxonomy and bring about changes in the way that Cancer Research manages and synchronises their enterprise content.  Lots of insights, practical advice and background information for those interested in both DAM and its interplay with taxonomies.

What Are DAM Professional Services and Why Do You Need Them?

DAM platform vendor MediaValet take a look at so-called professional services within the DAM ecosystem, and how building your technology stack can often seem a challenging and complex task with so many options available.  The article presents five key sections, including an overview of professional services, the main differences between internal and external teams, and the advantages of sourcing a DAM system that supports professional services.  Although primarily concerned with their own platform, the information could be applied to any DAM software.

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