Digital Asset Management Links — May 25, 2018

digital asset management links May 25, 2018

A martech partnership is similar to marriage. You might be thinking, how? Well, it involves relinquishing expectations, talking openly, building trust, and nurturing a dream together. If you’re still not convinced, read this article. It tells you how to make the most out of your martech partnership. – CMSWire

Did you make it to Henry Stewart DAM New York this year? If not, here’s a great recap. This librarian shares her nine biggest takeaways from the event. They include how customers are shaping digital asset management (DAM) systems, using DAM data for business intelligence, and how DAM is a program, not a project. – CMSWire

And if you were wondering why you should attend Henry Stewart DAM next year, here’s a list of reasons. Another attendee shares why she enjoys going to Henry Stewart conferences. The main reason is the opportunity to learn from other like-minded individuals and walk away with a-ha moments. – DAM Straight

Anyone who works in DAM knows the importance of filenames. This paper gives a comprehensive literature review of filenaming practices in the libraries, archives, and museums, or LAM, community and an analysis of survey data regarding these practices. It’s a great read if you need to set standards for filenaming practices or if you need to tidy up your current strategy. – Code4Lib Journal

A sound taxonomy strategy is equally as important a filename strategy. Faceted taxonomies are a type of taxonomy that is becoming increasingly common. Find out what a faceted taxonomy is and how it can benefit your users. It’s always great to read up on this subject because you never know when your taxonomy strategy needs to be re-evaluated. – The Accidental Taxonomist

The Forrester Wave™ for Q2 2018 has been released. This is a great resource for anyone who’s evaluating DAM systems. Forrester uses a 30-criteria evaluation to assess the top DAM providers. Their report identified 13 providers that matter most and reveals how they stack up against each other. – Forrester

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