Editors note: For the latest on image recognition and auto-tagging, read Do DAM Professionals Think Image Recognition is Finally Ready for Digital Asset Management? and Your Auto-tagging Recipe for Success.
As of today, human intelligence is still king when it comes to accuracy and efficiency with your metadata.
But just because image recognition and AI aren’t 100% ready to tackle your metadata problems, doesn’t mean they won’t be one day. In fact, when they are it will finally be time to automate metadata tagging — which will free up your DAMster’s time for other tasks. Until that time, you’ll need to call upon the expertise of a dedicated DAM admin.