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DAM in 2018: The Great Migration

Despite my lifelong love of writing and erstwhile career as a researcher and report writer, I’ve never been an avid blogger. Part of what blocks me from enthusiastically blogging (besides being too busy with things that actually earn my income) is that I...

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DAM mid-year 2017: ECM is the new black

We’ve just wrapped the Henry Stewart Digital Asset Management event in London last week, only a few weeks after the largest-ever gathering of DAM professionals in New York in early May. Though I’m an inherently positive person, I’m a quite a cynic about technology: I...

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Auto-tagging technology: can it replace humans?

Opportunities for symbiotic and effective use of automated metadata tagging. The labour required to maintain high-quality metadata across all flavours of content technology — from traditional document management to the more modern marketing technology...

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What is a digital asset?

As my yoga instructors often say, it's always a good practice to go back to the basics on a regular basis. It's the "simple" poses like plank and downward dog that build up your strength over time, enabling you to do an arm balance or a handstand later. I...

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Is your DAM cloud-ready?

A couple of months ago, we wrote about how the cloud is changing the landscape of DAM, not only because of the proliferation of pure-play, SaaS-oriented DAM vendors coming onto the scene, but also because of larger, traditionally on premise vendors who...

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