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Widen Named a “Strong Performer” by Independent Research Firm in 2019 Digital Asset Management for Customer Experience Report

by Widen Marketing, December 3, 2019

Widen was named a “Strong Performer” in The Forrester Wave™: Digital Asset Management For Customer Experience, Q4 2019. The report evaluated the 14 most significant digital asset management (DAM) vendors against 28 criteria grouped into three categories: current offering, strategy, and market presence. Widen was recognized for its solid usability, good workflow capabilities, and strong brand portal creation capabilities.

“Widen's strengths include strong brand portal creation capabilities and solid overall platform usability,” said the report. “These are key capabilities that democratize the DAM solution beyond traditional power users or creatives and make it a more meaningful system for business users.”
Forrester also cited Widen’s “good workflow capabilities” and noted that Widen’s “DAM-manager-as-a-service” offering is unique. According to Forrester, “Customer references noted that the UI was ‘great and intuitive.’” In addition to earning the highest possible score in the usability and user interface criterion, Widen scored the highest possible ranking in the delivery model criterion.

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Topics: Announcements

Introducing Widen Design Services

by Widen Marketing, November 26, 2019

Visual aesthetics matter. Within 0.05 seconds, users have already made a decision about your website. The same goes for your digital asset management (DAM) system. That’s why we’re excited to announce the launch of Widen design services. This new service offering helps organizations elevate their DAM sites with engaging design that enhances user experience and drives user adoption. 

While it’s easy to see the importance that design plays in user adoption, it can often be hard to prioritize it when you’re balancing everything else that comes with launching or relaunching a DAM system. With design services, customers partner with the Widen team to create inspiring and informative on-brand designs aimed at giving users a memorable DAM experience. 

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Topics: Creative, Announcements

Widen Named Software Company of the Year in SIIA CODiE Awards

by Widen Marketing, June 18, 2019

Peer-driven awards program recognizes Widen for its impressive growth, thriving culture, and dedication to community

We’re proud to announce Widen received the 2019 SIIA CODiE Award for Company of the Year. According to SIIA, the award goes to a company that “has realized significant growth in revenue, proven to have a strong company culture, and demonstrated a commitment to the community.”

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Topics: Culture & Company

Widen Named a WorldBlu Freedom-Centered Culture™ for Five Years Running

by Widen Marketing, May 15, 2019

We’re delighted to announce Widen has been named a WorldBlu Freedom-Centered Culture™ for the fifth consecutive year. WorldBlu, a global community of organizations devoted to freedom at work, awards this honor to organizations that have built workplace cultures on principles of organizational democracy.

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Topics: Culture & Company

Widen and WNDYR Partner to Simplify Martech Integrations

by Widen Marketing, May 1, 2019

Widen and WNDYR announced today that they are partnering to simplify martech integrations for companies that use Widen’s digital asset management (DAM) platform. As Widen’s full-service integration deployment partner, WNDYR will handle managed and custom integrations. The partnership will improve the speed, quality, and variety of martech integrations available to Widen customers.

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Topics: Integrations

Widen Wins “Best Digital Asset Management Platform (DAM)” at ClickZ Marketing Technology Awards

by Widen Marketing, March 29, 2019

We’re proud to announce that Widen won “Best Digital Asset Management Platform (DAM)” at the Marketing Technology Awards 2019 hosted by ClickZ and Search Engine Watch. The award reflects the consensus of customers and expert judges whose scores placed Widen at the top of the DAM pack.

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Topics: Culture & Company

Widen CEO Matthew Gonnering Receives 2019 Executive of the Year Award From In Business Magazine

by Widen Marketing, February 13, 2019

We’re thrilled to announce CEO Matthew Gonnering has been named the overall 2019 Executive of the Year by In Business magazine. Now in its sixth year, the awards program celebrates exemplary business executives based on leadership, innovation, and company success. Gonnering and the other winners will be honored at an awards reception on February 19, 2019 at the Overture Center for the Arts in Madison.

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Topics: Culture & Company

3 Questions to Ask About Every Piece of Your Marketing Campaign

by Widen Marketing, December 20, 2018

This blog is a guest post from Chris Yuhasz, President of POV Solution, and a result of a collaboration with Widen.

Marketing is about delivering the right message, at the right time, to the right person. No matter what your business is, you can’t run a successful marketing campaign without creating high-quality marketing collateral first.

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Topics: Marketing

Three Ways to Engage DAM Users From Best DAM Contest 2017 Winner, Jane Leuchter

by Widen Marketing, February 9, 2018

Last October at the Widen Summit, an annual event for customers, we hosted the first-ever Best DAM contest. The contest featured five outstanding administrators that advanced digital asset management at their organization. During the contest, each admin shared information about their system, users, structure, and creativity during an eight-minute presentation in front of 200 industry professionals and four judges. Audience members and judges voted on a winner.

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Topics: Widen Summit, Customer Stories, DAM

Assets Essentials: Training for DAM Admins

by Widen Marketing, May 19, 2017

There's a new opportunity for you to develop your digital asset management skills and it was informed by your DAM admin peers.

In the fall of 2016, we embarked on a training experiment to measure customer interest in training and test some material we were considering. We invited twelve admins to join us for two days before the Widen Summit in exchange for their feedback on the content and an exploration of their training needs.

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Topics: Events, DAM

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