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Latest Digital Asset Management News & Articles

It's Time to Kill the Competition

Digital Asset Management, DAM, It's Time to Kill the CompetitionConventional wisdom has it that competition is good for consumers. People say it helps drive things forward and keeps manufacturers on their toes. But in some situations, collaboration might be the better corporate strategy for long-term survival—at least for the players in emerging markets.

Salesforce Nixes Chatterbox, Debuts Files Feature for Syncing + Sharing Files

Salesforce Nixes Chatterbox, Debuts Files Feature for Syncing + Sharing FilesSalesforce announced a file sync and share service just before its Dreamforce 2012 conference called Chatterbox, but it's now been renamed Files, and it won't be the Dropbox for the enterprise Marc Benioff once boasted of.

Picturepark Releases Version 8.5: Offers 'Ports' for Website, Intranet Portals

Picturepark-Ports-Configuration, dam, digital asset managementDigital asset management (DAM) vendors are increasingly coming up with new ways for team members and the general public to access assets in their systems, without having the core software. This week, DAM vendor Picturepark released version 8.5 of its eponymous software, featuring Ports technology that users can use to readily build asset portals for websites and intranets. 

DAM Beauty and Usability

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Beauty and usability are typically not words associated with digital asset management software, and for good reason. Have you seen the user interfaces of most DAMs?

WoodWing Elvis DAM Goes Mobile with iPad Viewing App

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Elvis is going on the road. To be more precise, WoodWing's digital asset management solution, Elvis DAM, is being released in a mobile version that enables users to view and approve images or videos from an iPad.

Widen Updates Smartimage Service For SMB Brand Asset Management

Digital Asset Management,Widen Updates Smartimage Service For Brand Asset ManagementOne of the biggest challenges in brand management is making sure everyone has the latest assets, and only the ones they’re supposed to access. To address this need directly, digital asset vendor Widen Enterprises announced in March its Smartimage service. Now, the company has updated the service with version 2.0. 

The Building Blocks Of Digital Asset Management Interoperability

Digital Asset Management, The Building Blocks Of DAM InteroperabilityInteroperability is currently a popular subject in Digital Asset Management. Users want to exploit the benefits of DAM systems by accessing the data they contain from within other solutions or even combining several different DAM products to enable a wider range of features.

Digital Asset Management: Finding the Right Fit for Your Company

Digital Asset Management: Selecting DAM SolutionsYou’re sitting in an IT strategy meeting when suddenly someone says, “We need a DAM project!” Someone else responds “Don’t we already have enough damn projects! Why do we need a DAM?"

Digital Asset Management in a Multichannel World

Digital Asset Management in a Multi-channel WorldContent owners, advertisers and agencies are struggling when it comes to managing, sharing and distributing assets to a rapidly expanding and increasingly diverse set of screens and audiences around the globe. In a multi-platform world, the once-simple task of getting content in front of viewers is now incredibly daunting.

Telerik Adds Digital Asset Management Capabilities to Sitefinity 6.1

Telerik, sitefinity, dam, digital asset management, customer experienceTelerik adds new functionality to its web content management platform, Sitefinity, that includes not only the ability to manage digital assets, but also provides a quick and easy user interface for updating content.

WebDAM Updates Platform With New Dashboard, Embedded Web CMS

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Digital asset management vendor WebDAM Solutions has updated its cloud-based platform with a new analytics and reporting dashboard, drag-and-drop functionality for a new administrative interface, and an embedded web content management system.

Digital Liability Management

Digital Liability ManagementThe opposite of digital asset management might well be digital liability management. When a digital asset is erroneously released — whatever the circumstance — it can become a corporate liability in no time. If you've always fantasized about your shared content going viral, release the wrong asset and watch what happens. Just ask the NSA.

Elvis Alert: WoodWing Releases 4.1, with Full Linux Support

Digital Asset Management Update Woodwing Elvis 4.1The folks at multi-channel publishing vendor WoodWing Software have been busy. A couple of months after releasing version 4.0 of its Elvis digital asset management (DAM) system, and about nine months since it acquired Elvis, the Netherlands-based company is out with version 4.1, which adds full Linux support and such IT-friendly features as distributed storage. 

Can I Get a DAM Demo Meant for the Audience?

Digital Asset Management Demonstrations StinkA Digital Asset Management (DAM) professional recently shared the experiences he had with DAM vendor demos from three different solution providers. The names of the vendors are irrelevant because the fact is the experience was the same with each and every DAM vendor in question.

Nuxeo Fast Tracks Latest Update, Releases Nuxeo 5.7.1

Nuxeo Fast Tracks Latest Update, Releases Nuxeo 5.7.1Open source DAM provider Nuxeo has decided to fast track its latest release, and the version 5.7.1 update features upgraded customization features and improvements to the Nuxeo Drive content synchronization system.

Managing Risks With Digital Asset Management

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This article is about risks with Digital Asset Management initiatives and describes some strategies you can use to manage them.

Widen Updates Media Collective with Dropbox Integration

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Dropbox search results in Widen Media Collective's new version 6.4

Widen’s version 6.4 of its cloud-based Media Collective digital asset management software is out, and it features integration with fellow cloud occupant Dropbox. 

Brandworkz Updates Brand Management Platform to Version 5.1.2

Brand management software and DAM provider, Brandworkz has released version 5.1.2 of its software which now boasts improved speed and functionality.

Elvis DAM Integrates with one2edit to Improve Adobe InDesign Workflow

Elvis DAM Integrates with one2edit

Elvis is integrating. This time around it's with InDesign as WoodWing's Elvis DAM 4.0 is being integrated with 1io’s one2edit 3.8, combining the digital asset management tool with the application designed to streamline workflows of documents created in Adobe’s InDesign. 

Building a Better DAM

Managing_Digital_AssetsThere was a time when DAM was the dominion of marketing departments, but today every area of a business creates and needs access to digital assets. Unfortunately, the way most enterprises implement DAM Systems are falling short of meeting employee's needs.