DAM is Maturing!

How mature is your business model?

The DAM Maturity Model (DAM-MM) uses 15 dimensions organised into four categories to define the digital asset management ecosystem: People – The human roles, responsibilities, and inter relationships in an organisation’s use and management ofDAM Information – The material and related descriptorsthat enable the use of an asset Systems – The related components that work together to facilitate the lifecycle of assets Processes – The repeatable set of procedures and operations designed to realise each stage of an asset’s lifecycle Focus Areas and Dimensions

DAM Useful

  • Salary Survey 2014

    The DAM Foundation intends to carry out its second call for DAM professionals to help show the landscape changes (salaries, scope, roles etc) as the DAM industry matures. Please take the 2014 Salary Survey.
  • DAM Vendors Directory

    The directory is a guide to help you drill down into the specifics of vendor types and technology

  • DAM Jobs

    DAM Vacancies Aggregated DAM, MAM, VAM jobs from all over the world

  • DAM Managers by Age Group

  • DAM Managers by Function

  • Years in DAM

DAM Dots and Connections

Creating Order out of Media Chaos, a book review

James Rourke reviews Elizabeth Keathley’s  latest DAM book. Digital Asset Management: Content Architectures, Project Management, and Creating Order...
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What is a DAM? The 10 Characteristics of a Digital Asset Management System

By Elizabeth Keathley The term DAM, or Digital Asset Management, gets thrown around quite a lot these days. When people speak or write about DAM, they are...
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Professional Development

We are pleased to announce the upcoming launch of our new UBC Award of Achievement in Digital Asset Management program, in partnership with UBC Continuing...
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Don’t Gamble on your DAM Strategy.

Acquiring a DAM system can be a gamble and you need to stack the odds in your favour if you’re going to come out a winner. If you’re a poker player you’re...
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DAM Usability and Access: How do I look (and feel)?

DAM for Beginners: User Interface & experience By James Rourke My previous three articles outlined some general advice on product demos but I will now...
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Report from the DAM Foundation Universal Truth & Standards Commission:

DAM for Beginners series by James Rourke What makes a Digital Asset Management a DAM? In a rapidly evolving digital world, with constant exponential growth...
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DAM News

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Content Marketing News

My top 5 Intelligent Asset Predictions for 2014

By Mark Davey No 1: Smarter distribution As digital assets increase their value with added intelligence, segmented by subject matter experts and travelling...
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Do You Know Your Customer Acquisition Costs?

By Sam Fiorella Social networking, social media marketing, blogging…if you speak to marketers today, these are the words you’ll hear most often when asking...
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The Shifting Sands of Marketing Excellence

BY SANDRA ZORATTI Excellence in marketing is continually being reshaped and redefined. New approaches, seismic changes and extreme levels of transparency...
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How Much Content Do You Need? Here’s a Formula

By JAY BAER Image from Bigstock.com I was in St. Louis the other day, talking Youtility at an event put together by my friends at Standing Partnership, a...
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Cloud Computing News

Organizations Face Hurdles Deploying Clouds

By Dennis McCafferty These are heady days for the cloud, according to a recent survey from TheInfoPro/451 Research Market Monitor. There’s...
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The New Kingmakers are a rising force in marketing too

BY SCOTT BRINKER In a world powered by software, the developers who create that software — especially the really good ones — are increasingly the center of...
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Connecting Things to the Internet Does Not an Internet of Things Make

The Internet of Things has continued to emerge as a trend this year within the consumer electronics sector. Everyone’s trying to get into the game, with...
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Why Are Innovative CIO’s Betting Less On Cloud And Virtualization?

by R “Ray” Wang Innovative CIO’s Betting On Disruptive Technologies That Impact Enterprise Business Value In the Four Personas of the Next Gen...
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Big Data News

The Next Battle Ground for the Titans of Tech

BY CHARLES SILVER Image: brionv/Flickr   A new battle among the tech titans has begun. What are Google, Facebook, Microsoft, Oracle, IBM and a handful...
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Data Scientists Are the New Rockstars

Author: David Michaelis aNewDomain.net — Traditionally, when you ask kids what they want to be when they grow up, inevitably they will mention something...
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The before there is data data, otherwise known as protodata

by sam   The description of data and information is a perspective based process. Anybody who has read a book on information theory could tell you that...
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Why the big data systems of tomorrow will mirror the human brain of today

By John Funge John Funge is cofounder and CEO of streaming data analytics platform provider BrightContext. When people think of big data, often it’s in...
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Social Networks

Do You Know Your Customer Acquisition Costs?

By Sam Fiorella Social networking, social media marketing, blogging…if you speak to marketers today, these are the words you’ll hear most often when asking about customer acquisition plans. There’s certainly a growing focus on the importance of social media in customer...
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US Military Scientists Solve the Fundamental Problem of Viral Marketing

Network theorists working for the US military have worked out how to identify the small “seed” group of people who can spread a message across an entire network Viral messages begin life by infecting a few individuals and then start to spread across a network. The most infectious...
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Why the Content Marketing backlash is getting it wrong

by Doug Kessler If every action has an equal and opposite reaction, we’re due for a MASSIVE backlash against content marketing. It’s already started. More and more bloggers are finally getting fed up with all the hype and are pushing back. Arecent post by Nei...
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A surprising insight on social media measurement: Activity does matter

Most social media “gurus” will be quick to point out that activity-based metrics such as number of posts, followers, or re-tweets are meaningless because they don’t measure real business value. I’m going to take a contrarian viewpoint today and explain that in the real world,...
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Metadata

Creating Order out of Media Chaos, a book review

James Rourke reviews Elizabeth Keathley’s  latest DAM book. Digital Asset Management: Content Architectures, Project Management, and Creating Order...
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Report from the DAM Foundation Universal Truth & Standards Commission:

DAM for Beginners series by James Rourke What makes a Digital Asset Management a DAM? In a rapidly evolving digital world, with constant exponential growth...
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Linked, open, semantic?

By Paul Walk During an interesting session called the ‘Great Global Graph’ at the CETIS conference this week I formed the opinion that, in the...
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Semantics & the Art of Metadata Management

by Kurt Cagle This slide deck provides a high level overview of semantics and digital asset management systems, and shows how semantic technologies play a...
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