DAM Resource Library

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Knowledge Base Articles
The Difference Between Project and Brand Based DAM: Which is Right for You? Comparing project-based and brand-based Digital Asset Management and which style of DAM fits your organization type best.
Knowledge Base Articles
Security Best Practices: Access Levels and Upload Workflows Learn how to better manage Access Levels and Upload Workflows in OpenAsset.
Blog Articles
The Role of Customer Success in Your Product Journey How Customer Success can bring value to your product experience
Blog Articles
A Winning Case for DAM: 7 Reasons Why Decision Makers Choose DAM The value of a digital asset management and the key reasons why decision makers invest in a solution.
Blog Articles
6 Ways DAM Streamlines Content Creation and Marketing Learn how digital asset management can streamline content creation and improve content marketing.
Blog Articles
DAM vs. DropBox, Box and Cloud-Sync: 5 Key Differences The advantages of digital asset management (DAM) compared to cloud-sync products like DropBox or Box.
Blog Articles
How Connected is Your DAM? Learn why not all DAMs are created equal. Benefits of a project-based DAM integrated with your tech stack to streamline AEC marketing processes.
Blog Articles
Why Real Estate Companies are Now Noticing DAM Commercial Real Estate companies are now adopting DAM to better handle their portfolio of properties.
Blog Articles
The Growing Role of DAM in Modern AEC Marketing Learn how DAM can save AEC firms from the ever-growing cache of digital assets.
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From Design to Leasing. OpenAsset: A Project AND Property Based DAM Why Commercial Real Estate firms are using OpenAsset as a Property based DAM.
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4 Phases of DAM Onboarding We lead our clients through a 4 step Onboarding process to get their DAM set up as quickly and efficiently as possible
Blog Articles
Improve collaboration and efficiency with DAM integration Get the most out of your DAM by connecting it with other systems
Knowledge Base Articles
InDesign Plugin Workflows & FAQ Details about how to install and use the OpenAsset InDesign Plugin
Blog Articles
Selecting a DAM The 3 main areas of evaluation to consider when selecting a DAM system
Blog Articles
Path to DAM Success The 5 steps to a successful DAM project
Blog Articles
What is DAM and why does it matter in AEC? The growing need for high quality photos and the increasing ease in obtaining them means that AEC photo libraries are growing rapidly, and could be taking a toll on your teams' efficiency
Blog Articles
10 GIF tour of OpenAsset OpenAsset's top 10 features illustrated by GIFs
Blog Articles
8 Keys to a successful DAM Project Advice from an OpenAsset DAM implementation expert to help you start your DAM project right
Infographics
7 Things a Digital Asset Management System can do for you This infographic, created by our Australasian partners Smartsoftware, explains the top seven benefits of a Digital Asset Management System
eBooks & Whitepapers
OpenAsset Cloud Technical Overview Download this whitepaper to learn more about the OpenAsset Cloud infrastructure, security, speed, and more.
Blog Articles
Adjust system-wide Search settings Adjust settings for autocomplete, include/exclude controls, and thumbnail actions
Blog Articles
Rename Access Level labels in OpenAsset How to use Text Rewrites to rename the default names of the traffic light indicators in OpenAsset
Blog Articles
10 Reasons you need DAM now AEC pros share the moment they knew they needed DAM to manage their growing photo libraries
Blog Articles
OpenAsset Data Migration Service A brief overview of how OpenAsset's project management team can help bulk-upload thousands of images to get your DAM project started quickly
Blog Articles
Is Cloud-Based DAM right for you? Some of the top reasons for considering a Cloud DAM versus an On-Premise installation.
Blog Articles
If you’re not looking at a DAM, you might be missing something your competitors aren’t Of those firms that don’t currently use a DAM, just shy of half are either looking at a system now, or they are planning on doing so in the near future
Blog Articles
Building a Better RFP: How a DAM can help How a DAM system can help marketers produce higher quality proposal and tender responses
Knowledge Base Articles
Migrating images into OpenAsset The process for bulk-uploading images and metadata into OpenAsset from file folders or another DAM system
Blog Articles
You could have an “image” problem… And not even know it Research shows that marketing and leadership often don't see eye to eye when it comes to the size of AEC photo libraries, and the time it takes to manage them
Blog Articles
Creating a unified brand via knowledge and information management at DLR Group How information sharing functioned as a critical piece of the firm’s branding initiative
Knowledge Base Articles
Deltek Vision Connector Technical Documentation Create a searchable photo library that leverages Deltek Vision as the single source of project information
Blog Articles
Web Downloads in OpenAsset Turn on Web Downloads to make your On-Premise OpenAsset site accessible externally
Videos
InDesign Templates This video shows how to use OpenAsset InDesign templates to create branded documents on-demand
Videos
How to create and share Albums in OpenAsset Albums are a flexible way to share images without emailing zip files or using Dropbox
Blog Articles
Getting the Picture: How to Assess Your Firm’s Digital Asset Landscape Steps to help evaluate your photo management problem
Knowledge Base Articles
OpenAsset Implementation Plan While each implementation is different, there are a few basic steps that are common for all clients who successfully implement OpenAsset
Knowledge Base Articles
OpenAsset InDesign Templates Custom InDesign templates help organizations improve document creation efficiency
Knowledge Base Articles
Server Installation & Upgrade Requirements Technical documentation for installing OpenAsset on-premise
Blog Articles
Integrating OpenAsset with Union Square Connect project data from UnionSquare Workspace with images in OpenAsset
Blog Articles
OpenAsset Deltek Vision Connector OpenAsset is the only digital asset management system with out-of-the-box integration with Deltek Vision
Knowledge Base Articles
iPad Integration OpenAsset for iPad enables you to sync your favourite images onto your iPad and take them with you, anywhere
Knowledge Base Articles
Decisions to make when starting your DAM project If you can answer these questions then you are well on your way to a successful DAM implementation
Knowledge Base Articles
Keys to a Successful OpenAsset Implementation Here are a few keys to success with OpenAsset.
Knowledge Base Articles
OpenAsset PowerPoint Templates OpenAsset enables the automatic creation of .PPT documents using images from OpenAsset
Presentations
Combine DAM and Deltek Vision An introduction to Digital Asset Management in AEC and features use cases for document creation and website integration
Knowledge Base Articles
REST API Technical Documentation A description of the resources that make up the OpenAsset REST API
Knowledge Base Articles
REST API With the REST API, you can put your OpenAsset library in the hands of employees right within the applications they use every day
Knowledge Base Articles
SharePoint Integration A summary of what can be achieved by integrating OpenAsset into a SharePoint intranet portal
Knowledge Base Articles
Supported file formats A comprehensive list of all file formats compatible with OpenAsset
Blog Articles
The Uk’s largest architecture practices use OpenAsset We're excited to announce that nearly half of the 2015 AJ 120 are OpenAsset users
Knowledge Base Articles
OpenAsset Launch Timelines Examples of 60, 90, and 100 day launch timelines
Knowledge Base Articles
OpenAsset 9 Release Notes Details about the new dynamic watermark feature in OpenAsset's 9th release
Blog Articles
OpenAsset + Your Connected Practice Connect your DAM with project systems and design programs
Blog Articles
Production vs. value tasks: Where’s your marketing team spending its time? Managing digital assets takes more time than you may realize
Blog Articles
Create and share lists of images with Albums Albums allow users to easily curate, share, and collaborate on lists of images
Blog Articles
The bigger picture: Your firm’s brand image and how a DAM helps maintain it Using DAM to allow controlled access to marketing approved brand assets
Videos
Migrating images from folders into OpenAsset Consider a data migration service to speed your DAM implementation
Knowledge Base Articles
OpenAsset 10 Release Notes Details about the new uploading workflow in OpenAsset's 10th release
Blog Articles
Customize Thumbnail Displays How to select the image information you would like to see under image thumbnails in OpenAsset search results
Blog Articles
Create and Manage PDFs in OpenAsset Create custom contact sheets and upload finished PDFs into your OpenAsset library
Blog Articles
Categories: An easy way to give different business units access to OpenAsset Create categories, with unique sets of project and file keywords, to tailor OpenAsset to different workflows
Blog Articles
How does OpenAsset support the Deltek Vision Proposal Workflow Using OpenAsset with Deltek Vision's Proposal Module
Presentations
8 Keys to a Successful DAM Implementation Tips to help you kick-start your DAM project