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Latest Digital Asset Management News & Articles

Open Text Integrates Web Experience Management and Rich Media Management Platforms

Open Text Integrates Its Web Experience Management and Rich Media Management PlatformsOpen Text (newssite) has put together another piece of the enterprise content management integration puzzle. This time it's web experience management and rich media.

Is SharePoint 2010's DAM Good Enough for Your Organization?

During your search for the appropriate Digital Asset Management (DAM) solution, you've no doubt considered SharePoint as a possibility. SharePoint is probably already being utilized in your organization in some way, so it makes sense to see how it measures up. But does SharePoint 2010 offer enough OOTB features to be a legitimate candidate? 

Extensis Upgrades DAM Software, Adds Web Client, Improved Set Up

Extensis_logo_2010.jpg With pressure on digital asset vendors to provide products that give an edge over standard video management capabilities that now come with many Enterprise CMS, Extensis (news, site)  has just released v9.5 of its Portfolio Server with improved set-up options and better web client features for file selection.

MediaCore Video Platform Adds Support for HTML 5 Video

mediacore_logo_2010.jpgMediaCore (news, site) adds HTML 5 to offer fully compatible video on iPhone, iPad and other devices.

MediaBeacon DAM Integrates with WoodWing Web Publishing, Adobe InDesign

 mediabeacon_logo.jpgWith publishers heading from paper to the iPad and other devices at speed, it's a good time for MediaBeacon (news, site) to make making the transition easier.

Perspectives: What the Adobe + Day Software Deal Means, Part 2

A flurry of reactions, speculations and pontifications later, we're having a second look at the Adobe + Day deal (Part 1 is here) and it's impact on the industry.

WEM: Using Online Video to Promote Web Engagement in eCommerce

Digital Asset Management (DAM) and Web Engagement Management (WEMare interlinked. Online video can be one of the most powerful tools (if used wisely), and online retailers have no good reason not to incorporate online video to help engage and persuade customers.

Nuxeo Adds Video Management Capabilities to DAM Product

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Furthering the initial release of Nuxeo DAM, the open source Enterprise CMS company Nuxeo (news, site) is adding new functionalities to its Digital Asset Management product in version 1.1.

MediaBeacon Integrates DAM Solution into IBM's Web CMS, Portal

IBM_logo_2009.jpg Last October, DAM developer MediaBeacon (news, site) hired Tom Rieger, ex-IBM, Informix and FileNet director. At the time we asked what he was going to do there. The integration of MediaBeacon’s DAM platform into IBM’s (news, site) Lotus WCM and WebSphere Portal probably helps answer that.

FatWire Gets Updated Digital Asset Management Functionality via EMC

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FatWire (news, site) offers an update to its (Digital Asset Management) DAM solution as part of the strategic partnership with EMC.

EMC Adds Social Media Features to Digital Asset Management Solution

emc_logo_2009.gif Introduced when EMC (news, site) upgraded Documentum to v6.5, Media WorkSpace, the primary interface at the front of its Brand Management Solution, has just been upgraded to improve users’ abilities to manage their digital assets.

WEM Perspectives: DAM Needs More Love

We’ve been exploring Web Engagement Management (WEM) perspectives lately. This time we look at the role that Digital Asset Management (DAM) plays in engagement. And based on my experiences, I'll put a stake in the ground and say that most organizations and DAM vendors are missing out on the potential DAM+WEM love.

Compliance, Analytics - Key Ingredients in FatWire + EMC Deal

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When EMC announced a strategic partnership with FatWire designed to replace their Web CMS with FatWire's Web Experience Management framework, there was a lot of talk about the benefits for both companies and clients, but not a lot of detail.

After speaking to FatWire, it looks like clients of the combined solution should start seeing improvements in Digital Asset Management (DAM), compliance and analytics.

Do Enterprise CMS Products Offer Enough Digital Asset Management?

If the decision as to whether an enterprise should deploy a full-blown digital asset management system has been complicated, new research from the Real Story Group — formerly CMS Watch — suggests that it is likely to get more difficult as more enterprise content management and web content management vendors offer ‘lite’ DAM features.

Accordent Upgrades Media Platform, Enables Third-Party Content Sharing

accordent_logo_2010.jpg The latest upgrade to Accordent’s (news, site)  Media Management System (AMMS) extends the video content platform by giving enterprises out-of-the box integration with content delivery networks (CDNs), enabling them to control how video content is delivered across enterprises.

Kaltura Launches Marketplace for Video Applications

kaltura_logo_2010.jpgKaltura Exchange (news, site) is providing a trading post for those creating apps using the open-source video platform.

Supporting Rich Media in SharePoint 2007, 2010

eq_logo_2010.jpg Equilibrium (news, site) offers a updated solution for managing media assets within both SharePoint 2007 and SharePoint 2010. Add to that their new partnership with Metalogix and things get even more interesting.

Open Text Upgrades DAM Product with New UI, BPM Features

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Open Text (news, site) launched Open Text Media Management 7, the next version of its Artesia-acquisition-based Digital Asset Management (DAM) product.

Among new features — redesigned user interface, business process management automation; as well as integration with ECM, WCM and mobile devices.

Autonomy Upgrades MediaBin, Adds Meaning To Social Media Assets

Autonomy Upgrades MediaBin, Adds Meaning To Social Media Assets When Autonomy (news, site) bought Interwoven (news, site) in January 2009, it also bought its flagship digital asset management platform MediaBin. Last June MediaBin was released in version 7 and this week it got a makeover as v7.1.

You Tube is Great For Video, But It's Not A Digital Asset Management System

YouTube is an awesome destination site for videos — but it is not a management tool. It is important to understand the distinction. Because marketers — B2B, B2C, small, big, tall, short — are all coming to the realization that video is an integral part of their marketing mix and should be used as one of the components to communicate with the marketplace.