This example checklist can be used if you are procuring a digital asset management system for your museum and need an idea of the assessment criteria you should use for your shortlist of trusted digital repositories.
Budgeting for a DAMS depends on the kind of money available i.e. project funding vs. ongoing internal budgets and the availability of existing IT infrastructure and skills. This example budget has been produced as a hypothetical model drawn from a number of example projects.
Spectrum DAM is a best practice guide to integrating digital asset management into an existing collections management practice based on (or compatible with) Spectrum, the UK Collections Management Standard. It is intended as a companion to Spectrum and its development has been supported by the Arts Council England, with the support of, and on behalf of, a global community of museums, galleries, libraries, archives and other cultural heritage organisations.
This 10 step guide is an early stage tool highlighting simple steps to auditing, planning and implementing a digital asset management strategy as well as tips to managing the expectations of stakeholders.