Why is it so hard to find any DAM pros?
Change will come whether we want it or not, so it is best to be aware of the business landscape in which we work so that we can prepare for the future as much as possible. That is why I look ahead, keep an eye out for what needs to be changed, secure support for … [Read more…]
According to Netflix, its online video series “Tidying Up with Marie Kondo” will help homeowners declutter their mess and “choose” joy. Despite its dubious promise and the ire some librarians have shown towards some of its methods, I like Kondo’s approach: it can be adapted and used as a sort of DAM philosophy. I’ve reworked … [Read more…]
Imagine you have just bought yourself a new bike for Christmas. Great way to get around, shop for groceries, and enjoy a sunny Sunday afternoon. But wait, what will you do when you need to carry stuff. I guess you’ll need a bag. Oh and how will you keep that bike safe when you leave … [Read more…]
As information professionals, we must keep abreast of the latest technologies to ensure the successful management of our digital assets. Technology systems are ubiquitous. They can be found in access services (i.e., DAM systems), technology services (data warehouses), and reference services (internal wikis). Because they are highly relied upon in the day-to-day operations of the … [Read more…]
As argued elsewhere, attention must be paid to DAM staffing alongside any system selection or evaluation. As a result, I am frequently asked some variation of the question “who should be on my company’s DAM team?”. Rather, I would ask “what skills should my team possess and how many of these people are needed to … [Read more…]