Demo Before You Buy – Mark Marsocci | Widen Podcast

by Molly Hamm, March 21, 2019

“Being able to actually test the system, get your assets in there, see what they look like and play with it, I think that’s a critical part of deciding what system to invest in.” – Mark Marsocci, Mariner’s Museum and Park

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Teamwork Gets the Job Done – Barbara Mitrovic

by Molly Hamm, March 14, 2019

“There’s a lot of hard work that goes into building a DAM system. You’ll need to do a lot of collaboration and you just really want the commitment from everybody that’s involved with it. So just make sure you have a really good team.” – Barbara Mitrovic, American Society for Quality

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The People, Process, and Technology Behind DAM Selection – Scott Sharp

by Molly Hamm, March 7, 2019

“The support and the culture fit for Widen were one of our biggest decision factors when choosing a DAM.” – Scott Sharp

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A Successful Approach to DAM Acquisition – Joe Waresak

by Molly Hamm, February 28, 2019

“The Widen team from the initial contact through the signing of the contract was just solid…they are striving for a culture of excellence, and that excellence is rooted in meeting the needs of their customers.” – Joe Waresak, Family Talk 

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Selecting and Implementing the DAM Solution That’s Right for You – Marc Marsocci

by Molly Hamm, February 14, 2019

“We had such a problem with finding assets. It could take us days to find an asset in the past, because...the file could be on multiple hard drives, and then it wasn’t in any sort of structure. Now that it’s in Widen we can find the asset immediately, within seconds.” – Marc Marsocci, The Mariner’s Museum and Park

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Preparing to Launch – Jane Leuchter

by Molly Hamm, February 7, 2019

“Expect that there will be roadblocks and there will be push-backs, but be patient with those because change is hard, and sometimes people are just reacting to the fact that it’s a change rather than the details of the change itself.” – Jane Leuchter, The Institute for Functional Medicine

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Lessons From a Heroic Implementation – Scott Sharp

by Serai Schueller, December 18, 2018

“Within the space of three to five minutes, I had given a user of our system better content and a better option than I ever would have been able to do in the one or two hours of manual work we were doing previously.”Scott Sharpe, WestJet

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Design Your DAM Dashboard

by Courtney Roe, November 6, 2018

Dashboard messages welcome your users as they enter the digital asset management (DAM) system, the Widen Collective®. You can use them to guide new users, highlight timely content, or notify users of changes. That’s why we’ve made it easier for you to create dashboard messages with new updates coming November 8, 2018 - no HTML or coding required.

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Digital Asset Management White Paper: What to Know Before You Go!

by Jake Athey, November 5, 2018

Editor's note: This post was originally posted on March 29, 2011. We updated this article and the corresponding whitepaper to reflect the current state of the DAM industry.

The decision to implement a digital asset management (DAM) system is a step towards gaining operational and intellectual control of your digital assets and is not one to be taken lightly. It brings with it great responsibility as to how the organization’s assets will be efficiently and effectively managed in its daily operations. Yet, the decision itself to go with a DAM system enacts a chain of questions to be carefully considered before proceeding down the path to DAM.

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DAM Training on a Global Scale – Leah Hammes

by Nate Holmes, September 28, 2018

“Have a plan and keep it simple. You can always expand on it, so keep your security and your roles simple and organized, and you can always build that out as you go through your implementation.” – Leah Hammes, McCormick & Company

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