Updates to Harris Invenio, North Plains Telescope and OpenText Media Management incorporate recent market developments and additional "voice of the customer"
I had made the case that mobile-enabled user interfaces for content management systems -- ones that allow you to pull up a content management system on a mobile device to maintain your web site, documents, or other digital assets -- was a very real and current way of managing content. My fellow panelist, however, thought no one was going to be bothered managing enterprise content on their mobile device
So with DAM systems still ranging from single-user desktop applications to full-blown enterprise software systems (though all vendors will tell you they're "enterprise grade," don't believe them), how do you know the difference?
The proliferation of 3D content can pose a variety of challenges across the media value chain, so let's examine if MAM software can help tame the beast
Now, a new corporate governance cloud hangs over KIT Digital, and we’re raising our alert
Beyond the age-old debate between open source and proprietary software communities, one truism has persisted over the years: when there is one technology platform dominates in any market for any sizable period, we all suffer
Media and broadcast customers spend a lot of time and effort selecting a Media Asset Management (MAM) platform. Rightfully so. MAM project success depends on finding the right fit at the start.
So, it's pertinent to ask what a successful product selection depends on.
Last week, along with the debut of our new video-focused Broadcast & Media Asset Management research, we re-oriented our DAM research to focus more specifically on brand asset management and the marketing supply chain
Things used to be a lot simpler for broadcasters. Generally what they produced had a single destination: television. Today, multi-channel needs and the digitization of many decades of video archives is driving investment in Broadcast & Media Asset Management (MAM) technology
Last week, Facebook announced a new application for iPhone and iPad devices that runs on Apple's iOS mobile operating system. This application is a native app -- meaning it's written using Apple's proprietary technologies and you must download it from Apple's App Store.
This represents an about-face
As content technology analysts, we very often are asked about digital rights management by customers who are undertaking Digital Asset Management projects. Specifically, they want to know more about the depth of the DRM functionality available in DAM software products in the marketplace and whether/when they need specialist DRM solutions to meet their requirements
At NAB, Dalet announced its release plan for Galaxy, which will be the updated version of its core MAM platform, and outlined the features to expect when the package eventually ships. Before you get excited, though, note the timeline:
The esteemed Financial Times is ready to pull the plug on its iOS native apps and instead replace them with an HTML5-based app.
Reportedly, the so called "Apple Tax" -- whereby developers pay 30% of revenues to Apple -- along with lack of access to customer data, are the main reasons prompting FT.com to follow others
Part 1 of this series provided a quick run down of 9 MAM vendors. Here are 8 more
Your friendly neighborhood Walmart may perhaps be the best kept secret in the world of cloud and content management. Walmart is already the largest distributor of videos in the offline world, and now with the upcoming roll out of the disk to digital (D2D) initiative, it is turning into a content management vendor for videos in the cloud