We’ve helped hundreds of AEC companies complete successful DAM projects. From our experience, we’ve identified 5 main phases of a DAM project. Introduction Photo libraries are growing faster than ever. If you think you might have a need for DAM, reach out to peers and vendors to learn whether DAM might be right for you. Identify photo management challengesLearn basic DAM featuresDetermine if DAM is right for you Discovery Work with colleagues to assess the current state of photo management within your firm. What are the most important DAM goals for IT, marketing, and executives? Interview usersAssess DAM needs and goalsLearn about Cloud v. On-Premise DAMsCalculate DAM ROI Evaluation & Purchase Speak with vendors to gather pricing for their products and services. It’s important to evaluate proposals based on technology and partner fit, in addition to pricing. Evaluate DAM vendorsReview DAM technologySelect a DAM Onboarding Take advantage of training or professional services offered by your vendor. Uploading content and configuring your DAM are critical to the success of the project. Upload contentConfigurationIntegrationDocument creation Ongoing DAM Success Create a process for expanding and maintaining the photo library. Your vendor should work with you to provide best practices for increasing usage and adoption of the DAM. Expand user baseEncourage adoptionExpand functionality Read the whitepaper “Getting Started with DAM” to learn more about the path to a successful DAM project.