What is Wrong with my DAM? Communication Issues

If you are finding that your DAM is not getting the use you wanted it to, there can be many reasons why it has not been adopted or supported by users. Setting up a communication strategy and surveys can be key to getting buy-in and user support.

Communications Issues Checklist:

Were users and other stakeholders surveyed or […]

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What is wrong with my DAM? Technical Issues

If you are find that your DAM is not getting the use you thought it would there can be many reasons why.  Often talking with users and administrators even IT might help to uncover some of those issues. Here are some questions you can ask regarding the technical set up of your DAM.

Technical Issues Checklist:

Is […]

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Why You Need A Controlled Vocabulary:

Why do you need a controlled vocabulary for your DAM system?

Here are some good reasons:

1) Browsing

2) Identification of assets for unfamiliar users

3) Retrieval and inventory

4) Explain the relationship between assets in the collection

Examples:

Browsing: I want to see all the images of Poodles. What I’m looking for isn’t there. Can I see all the images of dogs? I wanted a […]

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Questions for Tagging Image Assets

Using the following tips what subjects would you use to describe the following image of rice terraces from Bali, Indonesia?

We will post our keyword tags next week.

Keep analysis of the subject of an asset to what it is about factually.
DON”T try to describe a mood or feeling.

WHAT

Is this a landscape? Are there specific names for […]

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What is an Archimedia DAM company and what have they done to our digital assets?

Good question!

Well, we are not a barrier that holds back water nor are we a small Indian copper coin.

What we are is an Ottawa based, Digital Asset Management firm that creates and implements DAM systems that fit YOUR organizations needs.  Our gates are wide open to provide each of our customers with a solution that […]

By |May 22nd, 2012|blog post, Questions|Comments Off on What is an Archimedia DAM company and what have they done to our digital assets?