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The DAM Metadata Disconnect

Margie Friant – The DAM Metadata Disconnect:

"Nothing beats a professional indexing team for improving accuracy and adding value to machine-generated metadata. For accuracy of retrieval, there is no replacement for a well-tailored controlled vocabulary used in combination with a well-designed indexing policy. This is one of the many places where information professionals excel.

[…] The best DAM vendors know that their tool is just part of the solution for asset management and a great team of people needs to set guidelines, determine field requirements and design searchability together."

(Via Digital Asset Management News.)

Tue, 08 Feb 2011 11:03:50 +0000