Tag Archives: DAM

Für dieses Release wurde unsere Benutzeroberfläche an vielen Stellen überarbeitet und kommt jetzt schlichter und moderner daher. Das betrifft besonders den zentralen Bereich für die Suche, der auch funktional einige Veränderungen aufzuweisen hat. So sind häufig benutzte Funktionen wie „Erweiterte Suche“ und „Filter“ nun einheitlich untereinander und prominent als ausklappbare Funktionen unterhalb der Sucheingabe angeordnet. […]

Digital Asset Management systems are not much fun on their own – their real value is in helping data flow between all content-related systems with ease. Many of our customers are using our DC-X DAM product as the central content hub, in conjunction with Web Content Management systems, editorial systems, mobile apps, accounting systems and others. To […]

The article Challenge of Scale Part 7 – Digital Asset Management by Real Story Group’s Theresa Regli reminds me that our DAM software DC-X is quite good at “scalability”. What does that mean? The article lists many challenges, here’s some notes on three aspects: The article talks of “hundreds of thousands or millions of digital […]

Using DC-X as blog software is not exactly what we had in mind when we built it (since it’s an enterprise-grade DAM system). But it’s a nice experiment that helps me test new DC-X releases, and it works well enough: My personal link weblog has been powered by DC-X for a few weeks now. Here’s […]

Usage rights for images – and other types of assets like video – are a tricky, but important part of Digital Asset Management. Am I allowed to use this image for my publication, under which conditions, and will I have to pay for it? Are there any restrictions? A DAM system must help answer these […]

The „assets“ (as in „Digital Asset Management“), the main entities of any DAM system, are called „documents“ in DC-X: Database records containing text content along with structured metadata, and with zero or more attached files (stored in the filesystem, not in the database). All content is stored in Unicode, encoded as UTF-8, meaning that almost […]

[We’re currently preparing a Technical Whitepaper on our new DC-X product, and will write parts of it on this blog. Feedback is welcome. Please note: While we wouldn’t usually edit regular blog posts, we’ll probably modify the parts of this series regularly to mirror the evolving whitepaper.] This chapter summarizes the most important features and […]