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Special Report: Buying Corporate DAM Systems: A Manager's Guide To Procurement Best Practices

This report offers purchasing and procurement tips for managers involved in decisions about selecting a DAM system. Also included is an example RFP with questions that specifically relate to Digital Asset Management.

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Enterprise Digital Asset Management: A Guide For IT Professionals

Practical advice for IT professionals on issues from systems integration to the IT infrastucture requirements for Digital Asset Management.

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Video Digital Asset Management: 12 Crucial Points For Marketers

Marketing managers are invited to consider 12 crucial points that will determine the success or failure of a web video archive.

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Four Cornerstones of Digital Asset Management

Daydream's methodology for analysing Digital Asset Management requirements

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Enterprise Digital Asset Management: A Guide For IT Professionals

Written for IT professionals who have been tasked with the implementation of a Digital Asset Management system. This report is a comprehensive examination of all the major issues to consider. It is divided into two sections: an overview of the opportunities DAM offers and detailed information about how to manage DAM implementation.

The first part covers practical advice on issues such as proxy generations (previews of assets), workflow, systems integration, copyright compliance and metadata schemas. The second implementation considers how much to in-source as opposed to outsource, including the options available for using open source solutions as well as SaaS/Cloud DAM; the project team you may need to assemble, hosting and support as well as an extensive section on scalability and architecture. The full list of topics covered includes:

Topics include:

  • Proxies and the ability to represent assets.
  • Searching assets from a single repository.
  • Localised supply & centralised distribution of digital assets.
  • Workflow for ensuring assets are checked before and after release.
  • Licensing management & copyright compliance.
  • Comparing outsourced with in-sourced options.
  • Selecting DAM system vendors.
  • Assembling the DAM project team.
  • Hosting, support and maintenance.
  • Enterprise technology considerations.
  • DAM architecture and scalability.
  • Training and change management.


46 pages, 16,525 words



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