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Latest Digital Asset Management News & Articles

Brightcove Takes Its On Demand Video Plaform to South Korea

bBrightcove Opens South Korea HeadquartersBrightcove (newssite) has recently announced the launch of its country office in Seoul, South Korea, capitalizing on the existing infrastructure and the potential market for video-on-demand services. The company has also announced the addition of several key clients from different industries that include online advertising, design and pharmaceuticals.

Digital Asset Management - It's More Than Just a Photo Album

Digital Asset Management, or DAM, has been a buzz word for over a decade. Unfortunately, when I speak to clients about what it means for them, I get a wide variety of largely disappointing responses. Here's a look at what Digital Asset Management has become in 2010.

DAM Lowdown: Metadata and Digital Assets, DAM as Non-Commodity

Yes, what you see in front of you is a DAM new column. I’ll try to bring you some of the latest news in Digital Asset Management, as well as thoughts around the DAM industry. Off we go…

Digital Asset Management Takes Front Seat for Higher Education Web CMS

logo-omniupdate-2009.jpgThe Web is awash with digital assets and the trend is not slowing down. In the world of education content management, OmniUpdate's (news, site) Campus CMS gets a mid-term boost with flashy digital asset management features.

Granicus Furthers Government Transparency with Partner Program and Open Platform API

granicus_logo_2010.jpgWith increased government transparency in mind Granicus (news, site) has launched a new Open Platform API and Certified Partner Network.

ADAM Software Sets Up Its Digital Asset Management Shop in the US

adam_logo_baseline.gifWith almost one-third of enterprise content consisting of multimedia digital assets, the need to cost effectively and reliably manage this information is becoming more urgent. Belgium based, ADAM (news,site) software, is positioning itself to meet this need. Earlier this month, ADAM announced the opening of its first US-based office located in New York, led by Dagbert Sansen, newly appointed US Sales Manager. 

ADAM Software Links DAM to Adobe Creative Suite 5

adam_logo_2010.jpgADAM (news, site) claims an industry first as it links its digital asset management suite to Adobe's leading suite.

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.