Dam News & Analysis
| Wednesday Sep 5, 2012
A DAM user I’ve worked with in the past recently emailed asking for a few bullet points on DAM industry trends. He is planning to expand his DAM service in 2013 and wanted to know my thoughts for an upcoming presentation. After giving it some thought and responding, I realized that these bullet points would be useful for anyone involved in a DAM initiative and therefore would make a great CMSWire article.
| Thursday Aug 30, 2012
Yes, it’s been another DAM week … and, in this past week’s digital asset management news, Damcloud is rising, Daminion updates, Amazon goes for the cold metaphor, Cumulus and CHILI get together, and DAMMIES hit a record.
| Wednesday Aug 29, 2012
Users with full Dropbox accounts now have the opportunity to free up some space via an integration that loads videos seamlessly into the Vimeo platform through a Dropbox API.
| Thursday Aug 23, 2012
Another DAM week has flowed under the proverbial bridge, and, in recent digital asset management news, Razuna updates, Active Storage gets more active, Primestream adds an add-on, and Hollywood exclaims for asset management.
| Wednesday Aug 22, 2012
The business case for buying a DAM system to enhance productivity by helping users to find assets more quickly is fairly widely understood by most end users. In some situations, however, either that isn't enough to justify the expense of a new DAM system or there are additional factors that cause organizations to look for other ways to make the investment case stack up.
| Monday Aug 20, 2012
The newest version of the open source digital asset management (DAM) platform Razuna is now available.
| Wednesday Aug 15, 2012
It’s been yet another DAM week -- and, in recent digital asset management news, photo delivery should become an Olympic sport, Celum gets a new CSO and the DAM community could get serious about Twitter.
| Tuesday Aug 14, 2012
Digital asset management vendor Southpaw Technology announced last week that it is releasing its TACTIC software as open source.
| Thursday Aug 9, 2012
ADAM Software has released Teamwork, a new solution for managing cross-media marketing campaigns. Teamwork addresses many of the workflow and tracking weaknesses that customers have long complained about in ADAM’s digital asset management (DAM) platform.
| Wednesday Aug 8, 2012
It’s another DAM week, and, in recent digital asset management news, Widen lays out 10 steps to DAM audit heaven, the DAMMY Awards extends its nominee deadline, TACTIC goes open source, and being dead is no longer an excuse for losing assets.
| Monday Aug 6, 2012
Independent analyst firm Real Story Group has updated its 2012 Content Technology Vendor Map, and it's a convenient way to view the enterprise landscape.
| Friday Aug 3, 2012
Ah summertime: days at the beach, sand beneath your toes, water lapping the shore and our thoughts turn to ...SharePoint. SharePoint?
This week kicked off our month long focus on all things SharePoint with some thoughts on its use in today's social enterprise, its capabilities (or lack thereof?) as a Web Content Management platform and some confusing nomenclature in the latest version.
Digital Marketing was still on our minds though, with some ideas on how to focus your content marketing and some examples of bad content to put out on social media.
Kick back, enjoy the sun and read on.
| Wednesday Aug 1, 2012
A version is defined as a particular form or variant of something. In the case of Digital Asset Management (DAM), versions apply to digital assets and their respective metadata. Without version control and history in DAM, errors during the editing process can turn into disasters.
| Wednesday Aug 1, 2012
Another DAM week, another DAM Lowdown. In this week’s digital asset management news, Picturepark continues its region-by-region world tour, Peter Krogh scores an award and WebDAM keeps everyone on a deadline in the loop.
| Monday Jul 30, 2012
Metadata is important because it helps you and other DAM users find the right files (keywords), understand the content of the files you find (descriptions) and use those files correctly (rights management). That sounds great and all, but who is going to enter all that metadata?
The short answer is: hopefully someone else!