SaaS, Hosted, Hybrid, Open Source?

Serai Schueller a solid freelance writer, writing this time over at Widen’s Blog has produced some food for thought on the topic of SaaS vs. Hosted vs. Hybrid vs. Open Source DAM. As she’s working at the Widen Blog, it isn’t totally surprising that she ends up with a pitch for SaaS, Widen’s wheelhouse.  Massive organizations with serious development chops and IT depth, and complex requirements, are probably going to be better off with an open source or hybrid solution, in my opinion, but, she makes a good case and covers some angles well.


What a Lede!


The uncomfortable truth about DAM is it takes a lot of effort, it costs more money than anticipated, it needs more resources than planned, and needs more pre-DAM strategy and effort to make it all work.

 brings the Big Picture and the hard truths about Digital Asset Management in a pleasantly rich article fo those of you setting out on your DAM journey.  Required reading.