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Tim Strehle’s links and thoughts on Web apps, managing software development and Digital Asset Management, since 2002.

My side projects in 2016

My blog is a mixture of musings on Digital Asset Management, programming stuff, and diary entries written mostly for myself. This is such a diary post, an update to my side projects in 2015.

The DAM Guru webinar Margaret Warren, Demian Hess and I had done on Linked Data in DAM had a lasting impression on me. I kept thinking about how to build a next-generation DAM system (and new DAM interoperability standards) by combining Semantic Web tech with microservices/Self-Contained Systems. In January, Johannes Schmidt invited me to talk about these topics at the Hamburg office of DI UNTERNEHMER. I’m not sure they got much out of my talk, but I learnt a lot preparing it :)

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Wed, 11 Jan 2017 22:01:00 +0000

Digital Asset Management Reading List Jan. 2017: Library, Metadata Automation, DAM in 2017

Here’s the last month’s Digital Asset Management (DAM) articles which had a lasting impression on me – picked from the constant stream of blog posts floating by on Planet DAM.

Part of my LIS education was old school “Googling”: running around a scientific library, searching the shelves for a book or journal containing the right information. So I especially enjoyed Denzil Ford’s explanation on why it makes sense to call DAM a “library”, given its similarities with the traditional book library. See also Ralph Windsor’s introductory article and Constance Ard on how the core librarian skills remain relevant.

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Fri, 06 Jan 2017 20:28:00 +0000