Submission Date Extended for the Fourth Annual DAMMY Awards

Dammy Awards, elegantworkflow.com, dave ginsberg, consulting, cloud migration, digital asset management, workflow design, technology updates, Open Stack, user centric solutions, interviews, industry leaders, best practices, editing, DAM, MAM, SAN, NAS, SAAS, PAAS, technology solutionsJust a reminder that you still have time to get your entry considered for the DAMMY awards.  Please see the press release below for more information.

LOS ANGELES (August 23, 2013) — Createasphere, the leading community builder uniting business leaders, content creators, emerging technology providers and thought leaders working in entertainment and media, has extended the submission date for the Fourth Annual DAMMY Awards.

In the three years since their launch, the DAMMY Awards have become the standard for excellence in the industry, sought after by a wide variety of companies and individuals at work in asset management. The deadline for written submissions has been extended to September 16, 2013. The DAMMY Awards will take place on October 8, 2013, at the Westin New York Grand Central during a gala luncheon ceremony.

The DAMMY Award winners are chosen by a blue-ribbon panel of judges who review the entries. The submissions process is a rare opportunity for entrants to articulate their process, work, and excellence. After the submission period ends and judging has been completed, an abstract of all the entries will be published online so others in the community can pick up information and learn more about asset management challenges and solutions.

Categories include:

Best Storage, Archive, and/or Preservation Solution

Recognizing the most innovative solution for storage, archive, and/or preservation, which could include software, hardware, a specific project or services. The winner’s solution will demonstrate the most user-friendly option(s), revolutionary design and maximum return on investment. This must be presented in the form of a case study and include the components of the challenge/problem, solution, examples and results.

Best Strategy or Solution for Digital and Media Asset Management during the Acquisition of Content

Recognizing streamlined and innovative workflow at the content acquisition or creation stage. The winner’s solution must demonstrate core understanding of digital and media asset management through development of strategic processes and implementation of software or hardware. Submissions can include content providers, software, hardware or consultants. This must be presented in the form of a case study and include the components of the challenge/problem, solution, examples and results.

Best Example of Asset and Media Repurposing

Recognizing a company, organization or technology that has demonstrated profitability with multi-use of assets and media to increase or create an additional revenue stream or product. This must be presented in the form of a case study and include the components of the challenge/problem, solution, examples and results.

Best Strategy Ease of Use for End-User Interface

Recognizing a company, organization or technology that has created ease of use for end users in a DAM System interface reflecting an intuitive user experience. This must be presented in the form of a case study and include the components of the challenge/problem, solution, examples and results.

DAMMY of the Year

Recognizes an outstanding individual that has positively impacted the success and growth of the digital asset industry and community. A well-known and respected individual that exemplifies forward thinking, leadership, and innovation, and has made global contributions to the standards and best practices for management of digital and media assets.

For more information about the DAMMYs, and complete submission guidelines please visit http://createasphere.com/event/t5/dammy-awards or call Chris Webb at 818.842.6611, ext. 1386.