Call for articles
The Publisher and Editorial Board of Journal of Digital Media Management are currently inviting the submission of articles for publication in the inaugural volume.
Articles are welcome in, among others, the following areas:
Distribution, protection and monetization of digital assets
Valuing digital assets
Metadata, taxonomy and search
Digital content workflows
Maximizing and protecting brand value
Digital rights management
DAM and social media
Maximizing the value of DAM system functionality
The DAM vendor landscape
Selecting the right DAM system
Measuring ROI on DAM investments
New technologies and what they offer
Storage and archive solutions
Content and data architectures
Video and video on demand
Below is a list of "Article Titles In Search of Authors”:
- How do you make a successful transition from one DAM system to another?
- How do you measure and communicate ROI for DAM systems? Are you speaking in terms that make sense to senior management?
- How do you choose which standard(s) to adopt and how do you maintain them?
- Which organizations curate content and which organizations manage content? How does your organization choose and deploy such a strategy?
- Analyzing DAM usage to optimize your system: Who is doing it? What is driving it? What results are you getting and what surprises did you find?
- So we all tagged a bunch of things and no one can find anything. How do we fix our lack of meaningful metadata tags?
- My DAM system is well-known for still images but now we are using a lot of time-based media. Do I need to change my system?
- Mending a failing service provider relationship: What can you do?
- We are facing x number of years of analog assets and need help understanding the amount of work and resources needed for digitization. How do I prioritize what to digitize?
- Selecting the right DAM system: How to eliminate waste and inefficiency in the procurement process
- Where are DAM technologies currently falling short? What do end-users want/need to take DAM to the next level?
- How to select metadata
- How has the iPad/tablet changed DAM consumption?
- How social media can be used to monitor and measure external use of and demand for certain types of digital assets
- Successfully integrating digital assets with production workflows through xml
- How do DAM systems build measurable brand value?
- Integrating DAM with Integrated Marketing Management
- Managing DAM environments from professional workbench (secured) to open access (public)
- Surviving a merger: How do you overcome technical, organizational and change management issues in combining DAM systems?
- Integrating rights management into content management and distribution systems: Building new revenue opportunities while minimizing legal risk and administrative costs
- Leveraging ontology for a fully integrated DAM infrastructure
- Common organizational challenges, pitfalls and misconceptions to avoid and overcome when starting up and executing your DAM project
- How and when to re-evaluate the value of outsourcing to your organization
- The DAM implementation seemed so easy compared to where I am now. How do I deploy this successfully and if my vendor isn’t helpful – who do I call?
- How can DAM support your organization’s ‘green’ initiatives?
- What do vendors/products get wrong? What are the most common frustrations for end-users?
- Leveraging cloud storage solutions in DAM environments
- Blended DAM environments supporting media production and collaborative web-based environments
- Managing copyright, IP and access business rules in environments where users are content creators
- Disaster recovery in highly modular and highly scaled DAM environments
- DAM applications in the military and law enforcement community
- When push comes to shove, whose metadata wins? How can there be a win/win metadata solution?
Thought pieces, best practice articles, surveys, case studies and other contributions written by digital asset managers and practitioners across industries and sector. Case studies should address the following questions: What has worked and why? What are the implications for others? Comment and reviews can be up to 1,000 words; articles and case studies should be 2,000-5,000 words in length.
Contributions which explore new methods, technology, thinking and research relevant to the management of digital media and assets. Articles can be up to 6,000 words in length. All research papers are subject to double blind peer-review by the Editorial Board.
Contributions to the journal are welcomed from practitioners, consultants and academics. Submitted articles and other manuscripts should not have been previously published nor be currently under consideration for publication elsewhere. (Conference papers may also be submitted if the paper was not originally copyrighted). Detailed guidance for authors is available at http://www.henrystewart.com/jdmm/instructions.aspx
You may email an electronic copy of an article or paper to the Publisher