Why is it so hard to find any DAM pros?
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…]
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…]
Whew! This year’s SLA 2015 conference was a doozy. There is too much to cover in a single blog post so I’ve boiled it down to a few observations I made during this four-day event geared towards information professionals. Knowledge/Content/Digital Asset Management are pretty much the same thing This was a significant realization for me. … [Read more…]
Service is one of the central values of a digital asset management. The goal of a DAM professional should be to connect people with the assets they need to do their job. Ranganathan once wrote, a library is “an instrument of universal education, and assembles together and freely distributes all the tools of education and … [Read more…]