Widen News & Analysis
| Monday Nov 18, 2013
Widen, the 65-year-old grand ol’ firm in the digital asset management (DAM) space, is out with version 7.0 of its flagship software, the cloud-based Widen Media Collective. The new release offers nearly two dozen new features, including a WordPress Plugin, a Drupal module and integration with Amazon’s long-term storage system, Glacier.
| Thursday Oct 24, 2013
We've discussed many different facets of digital asset management -- its value, its influence on the customer experience, and the challenges it presents to the omni-channel customer experience. In order to address these and other issues, however, a strategy to identify needs and implement the right system is needed.
| Thursday Jun 13, 2013
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.
| Tuesday May 28, 2013
Widen's Four Phases of the Customer Decision Journey
Customer journeys are getting a lot of attention these days. That’s largely because, in designing customer experiences, many companies find it’s helpful to understand the customer’s path to purchase and possible brand loyalty, from a customer’s point-of-view (POV). But a company has its own POV, trying to determine the likelihood that someone will become a customer. As digital asset management (DAM) vendor Widen looks at both POVs, CMSWire asked it to provide some insight on its approach.
| Thursday Mar 14, 2013
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.
| Thursday Feb 28, 2013
Yet another DAM week has passed us by. And, in recent digital asset management news, Picturepark offers gurus an adaptive metadata, Widen updates, North Plains celebrates 2012 and here are six DAM questions.
| Friday Feb 22, 2013
With version 6.3 of its cloud-based digital asset management system, Media Collective, Widen now offers enhanced search, a new Ratings function and a new knowledge base.
| Thursday Feb 21, 2013
The DAM week is behind us, and, in recent digital asset management news: tips on asset and metadata management, Celum’s boffo year, a new experience for WebDAM, compare your salary and is your agency worth a DAM?
| Thursday Jan 31, 2013
Start off the New Year with a new gig -- we've got a shopping list of hot jobs for you to browse. Our featured jobs list is a great collection of opportunities spanning specialties and continents. Here's who's hiring this week (and if you're hiring, post your open jobs here).
| Thursday Dec 27, 2012
| Wednesday Dec 19, 2012
It’s the last DAM Lowdown of the year. And, in digital asset management news before the ball drops, North Plains and FocusOPEN update, the DAM Survival Guide goes free, WebDAM looks for partners, Widen and ConceptShare get together, and there are DAM changes a-happening.
| Thursday Dec 13, 2012
Digital Asset Management (DAM) software company, Widen has integrated with ConceptShare to make DAM software a more collaborative tool.
| Thursday Oct 25, 2012
Another DAM week gone by. And, in this week’s digital asset management news, Cumulus integrates with Viki, there are updates for Brandworkz, Widen and WebDAM, the Library of Congress asks about orphaned works and creative agencies just love asset management.
| Tuesday Oct 23, 2012
Widen Media Collective has released an update to its digital asset management system, featuring a new digital watermarking integration, enhanced analytics and updated PDF exporting.
| 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.