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Why Purchase MediaValet on the Azure Marketplace?

If you’re considering implementing a foundational layer like a digital asset management (DAM) solution, there might be a possibility you haven’t thought of: leveraging your organization’s Microsoft strategy.  MediaValet is now available for purchase on the Azure Marketplace. The Azure Marketplace seamlessly allows organizations to cover 100% of their MediaValet subscription fees with their Microsoft Azure Consumption Commitment (MACC) benefit, giving teams an easy and convenient way to purchase a DAM. How …

Building a Business Case for DAM: The 6 Step Guide

Getting new technology prioritized within your organization can be a challenge in itself – especially when it affects each department differently. Something that may be at the top of the list for the marketing team could be closer to the bottom for say, operations or accounting. When there are competing priorities between departments, it can be difficult to get initiatives …

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5 Digital Asset Management Questions to Prepare for a Demo

One of the first steps to implementing a digital asset management solution (DAM), is to research possible vendors to find the best fit for you. As you start evaluating DAM vendors, it’s important to come prepared with your desired outcomes, and talk about more than just the individual features of the system. After all, you’re investing in a DAM to …

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The Business Benefits of a DAM

While there’s no doubt that organizations using digital asset management solutions (DAM) achieve benefits in the marketing and creative department, there’s often a need to showcase the value of DAM to the business as a whole. The overarching key business benefits of DAM include: Mitigating risk of asset loss; Reducing asset requests; Speeding up time-to-market; Reducing duplication of assets; and …

The Best Photo Organizing Software in 2022

Digital photo organizing today, unlike with printed film photo albums of the past, is a huge undertaking due to the sheer amount of digital photographs that any one person (thanks, smartphones!) or organization has stored at any given moment. Who has the time to manually organize that many photos? If you’re reading this post—we’re guessing not you. That’s where photo …

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Digital Asset Management Stakeholders: Creative Operations

In this series, we’re highlighting some of the common stakeholders we see involved in a DAM project, discussing their unique challenges and priorities, and showing how a digital asset management initiative aligns with their goals. With the primary goal of making creative production as efficient, productive and compliant as possible, Creative Operations is responsible for formally defining and streamlining the …

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Digital Asset Management Stakeholders: VP of IT

Digital asset management initiatives usually involve multiple stakeholders representing different organizational divisions, such as creative, marketing and IT. In this series, we’re highlighting some of the common stakeholders we see involved in a DAM project and discussing their unique challenges and priorities. The VP of IT is usually responsible for overseeing all technology projects within an organization and making relevant …

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Getting Executive Buy-In for DAM: Questions to Ask

Digital asset management initiatives often originate within marketing teams, yet have the potential to deliver significant benefits to multiple departments. A DAM has the power to accelerate major organizational initiatives, preserve the company’s legacy, remove organizational silos and reduce legal risks. While this can put a DAM initiative into the line of sight of the company’s key top executives, they’ll …

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Digital Asset Management Stakeholders: The CMO

In this series, we’re highlighting some of the common stakeholders we see involved in a DAM project, discussing their unique challenges and priorities, and showing how a digital asset management initiative aligns with their goals. The CMO is responsible for driving marketing revenue, impacting P&L and market share for the company, and improving customer experiences with the brand. They help …