Since 2010, Createasphere has been recognizing people and organizations in the field of Digital Asset Management (DAM) with the DAMMY Awards.
Judged by a set of peers, the mission behind the DAMMY Awards is “To create awareness of Digital Asset Management (DAM), promote creative and technical excellence in the field, and recognize the achievement in the DAM space.”
DAMMY Award Categories
There are five specific categories for the DAMMY Awards in 2013:
- DAMMY of the Year
Outstanding individual who has positively impacted growth/success of the Digital Asset Management (DAM) industry globally: DAMMY of the Year. There is no charge for this entry. The nomination must include a written (two page) explanation of why this individual should be nominated and give specific examples of where/how they have contributed to the Digital Asset Management community.
- Best Storage, Archive and/or Preservation Solution
This case study provides an example(s) of innovative hardware/software and/or workflow solution that has led the industry to rethink and/or redesign the domain by creating new solutions. The entry for this case study is $55 (US) and must follow the guidelines for entry.
- Best Example of Asset and Media Repurposing
In this case study the nomination must be an organization or technology that has profitably demonstrated multi-use of assets to create additional revenue streams. The entry for this case study is $125 (US) and must follow the guidelines for entry.
- Best Strategy or Solution for Digital and Media Asset Management During the Acquisition of Content
This case study must demonstrate taking DAM or related technology to streamline the acquisition process or pre-production stage (of content/assets). The entry for this case study is $55 (US) and must follow the guidelines for entry.
- Best Strategy Ease of Use for End-User Interface
This case study must demonstrate the ease of use for an end user in a DAM System interface reflecting an intuitive user experience. The entry for this case study is $125 (US) and must follow the guidelines for entry.
- September 19, 2013 – Extended deadline for application submission
- September 20, 2013 – Judging begins
- September 30, 2013 – Judging ends
- October 4, 2013 – DAMMY of the Year announced
- October 7, 2013 – Createasphere’s Digital Asset Management Conference NY begins at the Westin New York Grand Central
- October 8, 2013 – Fourth Annual DAMMY Awards will be held at the Westin New York Grand Central
You can see a list of all the past winners (and nominees) listed here: http://createasphere.com/general/past-dammy-awards-winners
You will note that for the past three years straight, if you are a C-Level executive at a DAM solution provider, you have a very high chance of winning the DAMMY of the Year Award. Will this continue to be the case? Do you have to be a sponsor to be awarded? We will all see the results this year.
Have you been nominated yet?
In full disclosure, the author has been nominated for DAMMY of the Year in 2011 and 2012.
If you are involved in Digital Asset Management, have you applied or been nominated for any of the DAMMY Awards this year?
What are you waiting you for? Time is ticking away.
See guidelines for submissions details.
Who will win the DAMMY Awards this year?