Selecting a digital asset management (DAM) solution is like shopping for a new car. Not only are there scores of options to choose from, but the right fit depends on your unique needs.
Do you want four-wheel drive for winter driving? A third row of seats for the kids? Self-driving features powered by artificial intelligence (AI)? The ability to tow your boat to the lake house? The criteria and priorities are endless.
The same is true with DAM software. There’s a wide range of vendors, each with unique functionality and service offerings. Fortunately, we’ve assembled a suite of tools and guides to simplify your selection process — and they’re all available in the Widen resource library.
DAM selection, demystified
While choosing a DAM solution is rarely a linear process, we’ve outlined our resources to align with a typical buyer’s journey. Here’s an overview of each.
What Is DAM? If you’re looking for an introduction to DAM functionality and benefits, look no further. This blog article is an excellent place to begin your DAM education.
The DAM Evaluation Toolkit: This guide helps you select, evaluate, and narrow down your DAM vendor options to help you find the best solution to align with your specific needs.
Widen Product Overview: See how a DAM solution can help you create, review, manage, distribute, and analyze your content across its entire lifecycle.
How to Measure DAM ROI: This guide outlines three proven approaches to measuring the return on a DAM investment, along with customer examples.
ROI Calculator: What is not investing in a DAM solution costing you? Use our dynamic calculators to find out.
RFP Template: This customizable template includes a range of essential technical, functional, and general questions to guide the request for proposal (RFP) process.
Digital Asset Management Implementation Playbook: From implementation through DAM administration, this guide outlines best practices for anyone — new or experienced — implementing a new DAM solution.
G2 Evaluation Tools: Get priceless feedback directly from the DAM community via G2 user reviews and comparison charts.
The Forrester Wave™: Digital Asset Management For Customer Experience, Q1 2022 report: In this report you’ll find profiles of the market’s top DAM providers, using 27 scoring criteria.
2022 Gartner® Market Guide for Product Information Management Solutions: This report helps buyers navigate the product information management (PIM) market and evaluate solutions from both established and emerging vendors.
Acquia DAM (Widen) Demo: See the Widen platform in action in this in-depth, on-demand demo of key features and functionality.
DAM Demo Checklist: Use this customizable template to evaluate and compare your top DAM candidates.
Drive away with the make and model of your dreams
DAM certainly isn’t a one-size-fits-all investment. After all, each platform has different features and functionality under the hood. So you really need to do your due diligence to find the vendor that will support your unique workflows and scale as you grow.
These essential resources can help ensure you conduct your DAM selection process with confidence! And if you’re interested in learning how Widen measures up to your DAM needs, we’d love to talk. with one of our advisors, today.