As enterprises seek better content management systems, documentation management (DM) and digital asset management (DAM) are growing in popularity. Despite market confusion, the two solutions serve different functions, but can still be integrated to meet an enterprise's needs.
repository, DM can store document elements in different formats, such as extensible markup language (XML). DAM, on the other hand, integrates with applications that focus on the creative design of assets, such as Quark , AutoCAD , Flash , and three dimensional animation. DAM solutions are capable of linking, disassembling, and reassembling complex and combined assets. DAM is also able to change images directly by either resizing or changing colors, and can handle large files, especially video files. Its s