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10 Things on the 10th June: DAM, Blockchain, Email, Knowledge Graphs

Here are ten things to kick off the summer: Theresa Regli explains what digital asset management is and why you need it. From the CEPIC conference, can blockchain be used for the photo industry? Towards an open research knowledge graph. How does a seasoned DAM professional manage his email? Linked Data for improved organization of… Continue reading 10 Things on the 10th June: DAM, Blockchain, Email, Knowledge Graphs

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Special Report: Henry Stewart DAM NY 2018

I just started a fantastic new metadata job, but sadly could not attend Henry Stewart DAM NY this year. Thankfully, Emily Kolvitz was there and offers this wonderful recap. The takeaway that is most relevant to my day-to-day right now is in regard to AI and cakes from┬áMonica Fulvio, director of taxonomy and metadata at… Continue reading Special Report: Henry Stewart DAM NY 2018

10 Things on the 10th May: Taxonomies, DAM, Metadata, Digital Preservation

Here are ten more things: Can you break a website with product and site taxonomies? Molly Gurtin explains. John Horodyski on why we really need digital asset management in times of change. How does DAM rockstar David Diamond explain digital asset management. Thinking a lot about what defines metadata quality right now. Using a controlled… Continue reading 10 Things on the 10th May: Taxonomies, DAM, Metadata, Digital Preservation

10 Things on the 10th April: Search, Taxonomy, Folksonomy, YouTube and Colors

Here are ten more things: In the Age of Search, here's why a taxonomy, thesaurus, or controlled vocabulary still helps. What do colors mean around the world? This could affect your photo metadata. YouTube is not a library. Andrew Weaver on using Archivematica with ContentDM. From the steadfast John Horodyski, data is a big deal,… Continue reading 10 Things on the 10th April: Search, Taxonomy, Folksonomy, YouTube and Colors

Special Report: Metadata and the Tagging Process at The New York Times

I have recently been thinking a lot about the combination of automation with actual humans in the metadata application process. This article by Jennifer Parrucci, the Senior Taxonomist at The New York Times, explains how to use rules-based categorization in conjunction with human supervised tagging for the perfect blend of efficiency and accuracy. I appreciate… Continue reading Special Report: Metadata and the Tagging Process at The New York Times

10 Things on the 10th March: Taxonomies, Stock Photos, Machine Learning, DAM!

Here are ten things for Spring: Heather Hedden on Taxonomies for Filtering and Sorting. Data, Search and the Foundation for Machine Learning by John Horodyski. 500px acquired by Chinese stock photography giant VCG. Another DAM Podcast interview with Natalie Daller of the Pampered Chef. Here is a useful looking tool for viewing IPTC metadata on… Continue reading 10 Things on the 10th March: Taxonomies, Stock Photos, Machine Learning, DAM!

10 Things on the 10th February: Governance, Valentines, DAM, Metadata

Happy Valentine's Day! Here are some sweet information science topics to pine over: Is governance no longer optional? John Horodyski takes a stand. The NYPL Digital Collection's holiday postcards, Valentine's Day edition. Another DAM Podcast with that DAM famous Deb Fanslow! Can being a librarian make you a better writer? Data analysis saves lives, specifically… Continue reading 10 Things on the 10th February: Governance, Valentines, DAM, Metadata