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Latest Digital Asset Management News & Articles

DAM Lowdown: North Plains Updates, Nuxeo Drive, English Orphaned Works

shutterstock_79079872.jpgIt’s been a DAM brief week. And, in digital asset management news, Nuxeo releases a desktop sync client, North Plains refreshes several of its key products, Parliament decides to help — or not — intellectual property orphans, and Google comes up with a clunky-sounding name for afterlife options. 

North Plains Updates Key Products to Improve Interoperability, Efficiency

Digital asset management provider North Plains, which has been giving itself a major makeover in the last year, is now out with updates for its key products — version 17.5 of media production environment Xinet, version 9.1 of digital asset management system Telescope and version 2.6 of brand management solution On Brand. The focus of the updates, the company said, is on improving interoperability, usability and efficiency. 

DAM Lowdown: Razuna Updates, Daminion v1.0 RC1, America's Digital Public Library

It’s been a DAM busy week, so let’s get started. In recent digital asset management news, America’s massive Digital Public Library opens its virtual doors, Daminion and Razuna update, Tandem unveils its cloud-based Vault and the DAMMYs open again for submissions. 

DAM Lowdown: ADAM Updates PIMS, Yangaroo Integration, Netflix Goes HTML5

The DAM spring arrived in the last week, at least here in the eastern U.S. And, in digital asset management news, Yangaroo integrates with Pacific Media Tech, Picturepark hearts 2012, ADAM releases an update to its product information management system, Netflix hearts HTML5 and a digital asset to explain digital asset management. 

ADAM Releases PIMS 3.2, Links Product Information to Marketing in Central Database

Digital asset management vendor ADAM has released PIMS 3.2, an update that links product information to marketing from within a centralized database.

DAM Lowdown: Dual Xinets from North Plains, A New Elvis, SDL Tridion 2013

DAM, that week went quickly. In recent digital asset management news, North Plains releases two Xinets, there’s a new Elvis, DAM can be valuable when it’s invisible, FocusOPEN has an update, SDL Tridon has a major new release, and a return to return on investment. 

Real World Digital Asset Management ROI

In common with most types of business oriented software, DAM systems need to have business case that can demonstrate an opportunity to gain a positive ROI (Return On Investment). While all this is obvious stuff that you don't need an MBA to understand, proving an ROI case is harder than it might superficially appear.

Elvis Alert: WoodWing Releases 4.0 of Its DAM Software

There’s a new Elvis stepping onto the stage. This week, multi-channel publishing vendor WoodWing released version 4.0 of its Elvis digital asset management (DAM) system, featuring an enhanced integration with the editorial management application, Content Station, in the company’s Enterprise publishing solution.

Can DAM Increase Its Role - and Disappear? DAM Vendor NetXposure Says Yes

Is it the destiny of digital asset management to disappear? According to DAM vendor NetXposure, keeping DAM hidden, even as it becomes an uber-system, works out just fine for many clients.

DAM Lowdown: OpenText Media Management 7.2, Extensis Release, ROI of DAM

This week in digital asset management news: FileCatalyst and Aspera provide speedy file transfer technology, OpenText releases Media Management 7.2 and its Portal, Extensis unveils Portfolio Server 11, and how you can evaluate the ROI of your DAM. 

OpenText Enhances Media Management Offering with Large File Transfer Abilities, Portal Add-On

A new month and new upgrades from OpenText. This time it tackles the problem of large file transfers with the release today of version 7.2 of its Media Management offering, as well as the release of Portal for Media Management.

Extensis Updates Portfolio Server DAM Solution, Adds Visual Search Results, iPad Support

Digital asset and font management provider Extensis released the latest version of its Portfolio Server DAM software today. Version 11 provides visual search results, customizable metadata fields, and drag and drop capabilities.

DAM Lowdown: NetXposure's Keyword Helper, Woodwing's Enterprise Upgrade, Dr. Berners-Lee on DRM

The DAM week has gone by already. In recent digital asset management news: NetXposure’s Keyword helper, findability, Elvis and Woodwing’s Enterprise, DRM and Dr. Berners-Lee and Zoom 4.0 from evolphin. 

WoodWing's Updated Enterprise Features Closer Integration with Elvis DAM, Excel

Out with a new version of its Enterprise multi-channel publishing system is WoodWing. This time around it's featuring a deeper integration with its digital asset management solution, Elvis. 

DAM Lowdown: KIT Digital Cosmos, SaaS DAM Concerns, Metadata Loss on Social Networks

It’s been a busy DAM week, so let’s get started. In recent digital asset management news: KIT Digital DAMs its Cosmos System, Superior reps WoodWing, 2013 predictions, Nativ launches its Mio SaaS, manufacturers’ DAM needs, smaller is better … and more. 

DAM Lowdown: Widen Unveils Smartimage, DAM Work-in Progress, Tips on Buying

Another DAM week gone by, thank goodness. And, in recent digital asset management news, Widen goes public with Smartimage, work in progress, tips on buying and DAM liability. 

God Help Me, I'm a DAM Geek

I recently sat on a DAM discussion panel during which I repeatedly mouthed off about the way DAM ought to be if, you know, it were entirely up to me.

Can Digital Asset Management Reduce Liability?

A fellow Digital Asset Management (DAM) professional asked me whether I believe part of our job was to minimize liability within an organization. I answered yes. In fact, there are plenty of reasons why this is true and why organizations use this (in part) as another justification to acquire, implement and use Digital Asset Management properly.

Volacci Releases Automatr, a Marketing Automation Solution for WordPress, Drupal

Digital marketing company, Volacci has released Automatr, a marketing automation solution designed for WordPress and Drupal.

DAM Lowdown: Adobe's New DAM System, Tips About Tips, Thinking About Workflows

It's been a bit quiet in DAM-land this past week, with a few exceptions. In digital asset management news: Adobe releases a new DAM system, tips about tips, thinking about workflows, and thinking about salaries.