Digital Asset Management News & Analysis
| Tuesday Oct 1, 2013
The DAM industry has enjoyed significant growth in the last few years -- probably as far back as a decade ago. The reason behind this is a simple supply and demand effect that is easier to spot with hindsight but harder to identify while it is in-play (and might explain why DAM was ignored as a side-show by so many for so long).
| Thursday Sep 26, 2013
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| Monday Sep 23, 2013
Digital asset management provider Canto has announced that version 9 of its Cumulus software will be out next month. The new release includes an updated interface, more content sharing features, cloud-based video management and enhanced server performance.
| Wednesday Sep 11, 2013
Conventional 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.
| Thursday Sep 5, 2013
Salesforce 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.
| Tuesday Aug 20, 2013
Digital 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.
| Monday Aug 19, 2013
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?
| Thursday Aug 15, 2013
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.
| Tuesday Aug 13, 2013
One 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.
| Tuesday Aug 6, 2013
Interoperability 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.
| Monday Jul 29, 2013
You’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?"
| Tuesday Jul 23, 2013
Content 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.
| Tuesday Jul 16, 2013
Telerik 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.
| Monday Jul 15, 2013
WebDAM's updated interface
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.
| Wednesday Jul 10, 2013
The 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.