Adobe Lightroom and Dropbox for Tagging Teams

 

At Archimedia we are asked to add metadata to large quantities of pre DAM images and videos and one of our tools of choice is Adobe lightroom. https://lightroom.adobe.com/

With Adobe Lightroom we are able to import the client’s controlled vocabulary into the catalogs and are also able to easily divide up the large catalogs to share […]

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DAM Hardware & Software Selection

A digital asset management system is  a combination of new hardware and software for your organization. To effectively set up and launch a DAM for your organization there are critical hardware and software considerations for your organization to undertake.

Evaluating your current technology set up, hardware and software is needed to see that they adequate for […]

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Archival Management: Digital Video

Archival Management: Archiving Digital Video

Archiving digital video files is similar yet different to archiving digital photographs and graphics. A very good retention and weeding policy is needed, particularly to save storage space with large video files and to ensure that video is in the best format possible to access it in the future.

Determining which versions […]

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Why Archival Management is Important:

Archiving and why it is important to your organization or business:

The practice of archiving business assets is also called records management.

Archiving digital business assets like documents, spreadsheets, white papers, photographs, graphics, video and other assets produced during regular business operations can provide support for your business in terms of tracking its institutional history as well […]

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Why Shouldn’t I Just BUY a Controlled Vocabulary for My DAM?

Everyone talks about taxonomy, controlled vocabulary (CV) and such as being key components of a DAM.

Seems like an easy decision to go ahead and purchase a CV for your DAM system.  It just needs to be able to assign generic tags to my assets, right?

Consider the following points:

A CV should and always will reflect your […]

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