Hello Everyone! The June quarterly call will be held on June 5 at 10AM Americas Eastern Daylight Time, which is 4PM Central Europe Summer Time. Thank you to everyone who responded to the user community survey. It helped us narrow our timezone options.
Our roundtable was very successful in creating awareness for our community group. In addition to the 3 co-chairs we had 8 participants for software companies and end users.
We have two primary takeaways:
We found that while everyone was engaged for the 70 minute session, there was a great deal time devoted to learning curves around schema.org and its applications in the Digital Asset Management space.
We need to make our group’s work sector and discipline independent–keeping the focus on media types for now, to promote broader thing and application of schema.org in Digital Asset Management practices.
To move towards simplifying, and making concrete our efforts, we want to recommend to the W3C Community Group that we work in smaller groups to develop User Journeys for three of the use cases we all have identified and ask that you all work on at least one of them between the June and September quarterly meeting.
We have been provided a discount code W3C100, which will give you $100 off your registration fee. If you register before March 30, you will save an additional $100. Looking forward to seeing as many of you as can make it in NYC! If you cannot, an update on our next community call is forthcoming.
Advancing Findability: Using Standards-based asset metadata on the World Wide Web
Several dozen stakeholders in the Digital Asset Management community have organized a working group with the World Wide Web Consortium (W3C): DAM Industry Business Ontology Community Group .
To spark our our discovery process, we will facilitate a freewheeling discussion to learn what already exists for publishing from DAM systems and gauge interest in the idea of publishing assets along with select metadata based on standards such as schema.org vocabularies. Your participation will help our group formulate recommendations to the W3C to improve findability of digital assets on major search engines.
This session will be facilitated by the co-chairs: Spencer Harris, Emily Kolvitz, and Matthew Patulski.
A teleconference will be held November 1st, 2017 at 10AM EST:
Group charter edits
Aaron Bradley and Emily Kolvitz have mocked up a rough draft of a group charter. We’d like your comments, suggestions, and additions to the document to map out our project scope, mission, and main objectives.
The document is available here for your thoughts and additions:
We also want to make sure that the group is encompassing of the wider community that wishes to increase findability and discovery of digital assets on the web as well, so invite others through social, email, in person, etc!
You can use the attached graphics & URL on social media to invite others:
This is a community initiative. This group was originally proposed on 2017-08-17 by Emily Kolvitz. The following people supported its creation: Emily Kolvitz, Aaron Bradley, Lauren Dohr, Tim Strehle, Scott Bowman, Roger Howard, Kai Strieder. W3C’s hosting of this group does not imply endorsement of the activities.