Dam News & Articles
| Friday Mar 2, 2012
While it was possibly unlucky for some in the cloud that 2012 was a leap year, for our feature writers it was a boon. They took full advantage of the extra day to share their insights on what social business means for corporate America, approaches enterprises can take to transform into social businesses and looked at the technology that drives the evolution.
Our experts also reviewed the potential of DAM-API integration, looked further into big data, examined the commodification of content and shared practical steps to making your taxonomy more intuitive. Read on to learn more and to get a sneak peek of next week's features.
| Tuesday Feb 28, 2012
Digital asset management (DAM) helps groups of people manage and find all of their digital media in one location, and APIs promise the same benefits -- but to other computer systems. Is an API integration necessary to improve your workflow?
| Tuesday Feb 21, 2012
Hasbro is spending millions to update its legacy DAM system and wrangle assets for more than 1,500 brands. Also this week, Widen rolls out Media Collective 6.0, how to streamline social marketing with DAM and an interview with Createsphere panelist Jason Perr.
| Tuesday Feb 14, 2012
Last weekend, The New York Times ran an interesting article about big data’s impact on the world. If you didn’t already think big data was cool, you will after reading this article. We also look at recent product updates and the important role metadata plays in the government.
| Tuesday Feb 7, 2012
This week in the DAM lowdown: printers are providing DAM solutions for clients, Adobe's VP of Enterprise Marketing explains the company's fresh focus, tips on how to leverage your assets to grow your audience and a case study relating one company's quest to find the right DAM solution.
| Monday Feb 6, 2012
In November of last year, Adobe did a pretty serious restructure, making the decision to focus on Digital Marketing and Digital Media. More than a few people might have wondered what exactly was going on. But when you take the time to consider what Adobe did, you realize they were following their own advice: focus on the customer.
| Monday Jan 30, 2012
Are your digital assets liquid? Can you easily move them from one system to another?
| Wednesday Jan 25, 2012
Developers can leverage WebDAM's REST API to tailor third-party applications for their unique digital asset management needs. WebDAM Solutions provides online tools for storing, managing, archiving, searching, retrieving and distributing digital files.
| Tuesday Jan 24, 2012
TeleScope improves mobile access to digital media, what SOPA and PIPA have to do with DAM and new financing for the Gobbler startup.
| Tuesday Jan 17, 2012
This week we tour DAM systems from Mesopotamia up through modern efforts to give us back control of our digital assets.
| Monday Jan 16, 2012
Symantec Corp. announced the acquisition of LiveOffice for a cool US$ 115 million. LiveOffice, Symantec’s hosted archiving OEM partner for Enterprise Vault.cloud, will add a cloud-based messaging protection solution to Symantec's information security and management solutions arsenal.
| Thursday Dec 15, 2011
‘Tis the season to reflect on the year that’s quickly coming to a close. Definitive lists of all kinds abound, from Facebook Top 10’s, Amazon’s 10 Best-Selling Books and, of course, Baby Center’s 100 Most Popular Baby Names (hello Sophia and Aiden).
In that spirit, I offer up my own list of sorts: The Content Management Surprises of 2011. So without further ado…
| Tuesday Dec 13, 2011
Xinet announced WebNative Suite 17, the latest release of its digital asset management solution. The updated DAM suite includes a new interface and expanded search capabilities.
| Tuesday Nov 29, 2011
The DAM Lowdown looks at how to define metadata for your media assets, how to decide whether DAM belongs on your server or in the cloud, five ways to maximize ROI with DAM, Harvard University's choice of DAM solution, the growing digital asset management market in India and a podcast interview with David Klee.
| Wednesday Nov 23, 2011
Many organizations use a Digital Asset Management (DAM) system to store all the various media assets used within marketing material and other applications. But putting your assets in a DAM system is the easy part, finding them can be harder if you don't have a strong taxonomy defined.
In this video blog post, I take you through the process of updating metadata in your DAM system to help find images easier.