Posts Tagged 

Best Practices

Planning and Strategy

Five Ways a DAM System Will Save Your Company Time and Money

Why you should invest in a DAM? A properly developed and maintained DAM program can save your organization time and money through various efficiencies and risk elimination.
DAM 101

8 Components of an Effective File Naming Convention

Have you ever wondered what goes into creating a file name that not only contains helpful information but helps to organize your assets the right way? Wonder no longer. Read more to find out the 8 components of an effective file naming convention.
DAM 101

6 Tips for Implementing Controlled Vocabulary in your Keywords

Applying keyword tags to your digital assets is vital for the efficiency of your workflows, but takes time, energy, and consistency. To make this process easy on your users and the system easier to manage, implement a controlled vocabulary for your metadata!
Creative

Speeding Up Your Creative Workflows with DAM

Are you relying on technology designed for communication or project management to handle digital asset management duties? Odds are it's slowing you down. Learn how a scalable DAM program can save your creative team precious time.
DAM 101

5 Steps to Go from Digital Asset Hoarder to a Healthy DAM System

Unorganized files can be overwhelming. A few small steps can bring calm to a chaotic mountain of digital content and help your brand successfully start a DAM Program.
DAM Best Practices

5 Best Practices for Getting the Most Out of Metadata

Metadata is a buzzword being thrown around the business world, but do you know how to deploy it the right way? We provide 5 metadata best practices for using the tool to its greatest value.
DAM Best Practices

Tips for Enriching Digital Assets

The secret to making your assets more available to everyone in your organization? Enriching your assets with meaningful and consistent metadata.
Planning and Strategy

What Goes Into My DAM?

Photos are the only kind of digital asset that needs proper management. Before you implement a DAM system, think through all the kinds of assets that could benefit from improved management.
Planning and Strategy

Common Mistakes Made When Changing DAM Platforms and How to Avoid Them

Breaking up is hard to do. Take a look at the most common mistakes made when changing DAM platforms and some best practices on overcoming them.
Planning and Strategy

10 Most Important Criteria When Evaluating a DAM Platform

When your team agrees on the most important boxes your DAM platform needs to check, the evaluation process becomes far easier. Read our top 10 most important criteria when evaluating a DAM platform.
DAM 101

Three Visual Asset Management Issues Companies of Any Size Face and How to Fix Them Today

Do you feel alone in your struggles to manage your organization's valuable digital assets? We've got a secret for you: You're not. Find out what the most common issues organizations of all shapes and sizes face and how we've seen them overcome them.
Creative

What Is Culling and Tools That Can Help

The process of culling is one that photographers of any skill level are all too familiar with. In a perfect world, every capture is perfectly in focus, our compositions follow every rule to the T, and our subjects never have to blink.
Planning and Strategy

Digital Asset Management: Why Process is the Key to Platform

When it comes to digital asset management, process reigns. We explain the importance of nailing process before picking a DAM platform.
DAM 101

Save the Shoot, Build a Robust DAM Platform

How brands can look within, find valuable and often siloed creative assets, and build a robust DAM of creative assets they already own.
DAM Best Practices

5 Steps to Migrating Digital Assets Efficiently

Migrating assets from one place to another can be daunting, but these 5 steps will help ensure the process is a smooth as possible.
DAM Management

How Good Governance Unlocks the Potential of DAM

Establishing solid governance in your Digital Asset Management system is important for its sustained health now and in the future.
DAM 101

5 Tips for Successfully Implementing DAM

Processes and standards are the keys to a successful system, but what is the best process for implementing DAM?
Planning and Strategy

Tips for Mapping and Gathering your Scattered Assets

If your organization is transitioning to a DAM system, you’ll need to map out where your scattered assets currently live.
DAM Management

Best Practices for Managing DAM Permissions

Security is a core principle of DAM. In order to keep your assets safe, learn how to manage permissions for users within and without.
Planning and Strategy

The DAM Grocery Store: Building a Folder Structure

Brainstorming a folder structure with your stakeholders can be messy. To make the process easier, step into the DAM grocery store.
Planning and Strategy

The DAM Grocery Store: Taxonomy & Keywords

Using a simple analogy, your team can create efficient and effective search by developing an internal taxonomy and master keywords.
Culture

Building a DAM to Tell Your Brand's Story

From top to bottom, your brand's processes and workflows should reflect your story, ensuring that your customers see a consistent story.
Planning and Strategy

Creating an Easy-to-Navigate Asset Library

DAM Best Practices

Folder Structure Best Practices: A Fresh Approach