Aarau, Switzerland – 26 April 2016 – Digital asset management (DAM) software maker Picturepark® today released membership statistics for DAM Guru Program. Picturepark launched DAM Guru Program in early 2013. It has subsequently become world’s largest community of digital asset management expertise.
As of 31 March 2016, the program had received 858 signups globally. The membership speaks more than 10 languages, works with more than 60 DAM systems, and can provide DAM-related expertise in more than 30 industries.
Key membership statistics include (in descending order):
- Top 5 most common DAM systems: Canto Cumulus, OpenText, Picturepark, North Plains Telescope, Extensis Portfolio
- Top 5 most common areas of expertise: Digital Archiving, Project Management, Metadata Schema Design, Database Management, Workflow
- Top 5 most common industries: Advertising & Design, Technology & Telecom, Publishing & Printing, Education, Consulting & Analysis
“Connecting DAM community members and linking employers with DAM professionals is what we originally hoped for the program, but it has become much more than that, thanks to ongoing help from members,” said Picturepark global marketing director, David Diamond.
Content made possible by program members includes profiles, webinars and topic-specific article series. In addition to member matching and helping employers find candidates, the program runs a private LinkedIn group for members, helps establish and promote DAM Meetups, and hosts a job board for DAM community professionals.
There is no charge for DAM Guru Program membership or any member services. The program is subsidized in its entirety by Picturepark. The company plans to update membership statistics quarterly.
View complete DAM Guru Program membership statistics: http://DAMguru.com/stats
Learn more about Picturepark: https://picturepark.com
Picturepark digital asset management software enables organizations to centrally store, manage and share digital assets on a modern service-oriented architecture (SOA) that is scalable, based on open standards, and available in the Cloud (SaaS), on-premise or in hybrids. Picturepark is suitable for enterprise-wide DAM deployment thanks, in part, to load-balancing, failover, service-based computer clustering, and support for true multi-tenant deployment. Adaptive Metadata technology enables each class of asset to have its own metadata schema that can evolve over time. Support for multiple taxonomies and controlled vocabularies is standard. The Picturepark Web Services API enables developers to integrate Picturepark with other systems. Embedded and branded Web portals based on HTML5/CSS can be built using the graphical Picturepark Ports tool.