DAM Update, October 29, 2018 – Business Ontology Community, Standards and Planning

Digital Asset Management News has and interesting posting  on a new Digital Asset Management Industry Business Ontology Community Group. The W3 group’s mission is to propose, discuss, create and maintain extensions to schema.org related to the Digital Asset Management Industry.” Currently there are 25 members, but wider participation is sought. There is a draft charter.

Reasons Why Your DAM May Not Be Working the Way You Hoped

A Marketing Director of vendor MerlinOne has written a good article, above, on things to consider when adopting and implementing your DAM, or, how to approach fixing it if its not working the way your stakeholders expect. They include checking the API and plugin standards you will need so it talks reliably to other systems, testing them with your vendor before implementation, “drafting out a clear strategy and protocol on how assets should be tagged and organized,” the importance of best practices, and other good advice.

Stuart Myles, Director of Information Management at Associated Press, has a presentation on how they approach image tagging, here on LinkedIn.

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