Managing Work-in-Progress Digital Assets

  • September 3, 2015

Though DAM technologies help us tell brand stories, what we call a DAM system has historically only managed finished or completed assets. To fulfill the need to manage the creation of digital assets and the creative process, a separate market of technologies has emerged...

HP MediaBin and OpenText Media Manager: grandaddies who keep on ticking

  • August 19, 2015

There are some days when I feel like a relationship therapist for people who are unhappy with old versions of DAM systems -- in particular, our subscribers often ring me up to opine at length about bad experiences with a legacy version of HP MediaBin or OpenText Media Manager....

DACH DAM vendor update: celum and Picturepark

  • August 13, 2015

Picturepark is most frequently employed for image storage and organization rather than production and publishing, relying on integrations, plugins and connectors to carry out tasks outside of basic DAM Library scenarios. Celum, meanwhile, have chosen to focus their efforts on bigger deals and thus larger clients, abandoning some of their less expensive offerings for a bigger piece of the pie....

SharePoint for Digital Asset Management?

  • August 6, 2015

Finding a DAM to ‘play nicely’ with SharePoint has been a stumbling block for many organizations, increasingly so as SharePoint has become commonplace within enterprise architectures....

North Plains: Xinet in-depth evaluation

  • June 17, 2015

With the rise of omni-channel marketing, solutions like Xinet really serve as a single puzzle piece in what may be a multi-tool approach to complex personalized marketing, where print is but one destination among many...

The Blurring of Enterprise Lines in DAM

  • June 12, 2015

But now with even SMBs adopting cloud-based DAMs containing hundreds of thousands of assets numbering in the dozens of terabytes, deployment strategy has become more important than the rather arbitrary term "enterprise"...