Online Extras: February 2003

 
 
By Baselinemag  |  Posted 2003-01-28
 
 
 
Case Dissection

Calculating Return on Digital Assets

This month Baseline provides you with a Calculator to assist you in judging whether you're getting any payback from your investment in repositories of digital assets.

Corporate Approval's Uncertain Science
How do you get the nod to go ahead with a digital asset management project?

Swing With Your Partner

Digital asset management (DAM) isn't just for media companies. The $2.5 billion National Semiconductor and Coca-Cola both use DAM to keep their images in order.

Planner
The steps—and expenditures—it takes to create your own digital-asset management system. Download our Planner and get yourselves together, people!

Case Studies

St. Mary's Mercy
For 8,500 patients of St. Mary of Mercy Hospital, a computer error was telling them they were dead. A case study inside a fiasco in keeping proper patient records, including a Baseline model available only online.

Community

Bringing Linux to the Enterprise, For a Fee
This month, Baseline looks at the professional services side of Linux in the enterprise. As an added bonus, we've collected some external material to expand your information base.
> Goldman Sachs Linux Handbook - "Fear the Penguin"

Workbook

Calculating Costs
Building on the Work of Others
Should you build or buy software components? Examine the differences between using our worksheet.

Primer
Trusted Computing
February's Primer investigates the important question of how much you trust your computing network security. Also, Should your company (Mis)Trust Computers? Take this investigative Quiz.

Making Decisions
The Skinny on the Total Cost of Monitors
Is it time to switch to flat panel? Click here to read the comparison of CRT and LCD Monitors. Then download the customizable worksheet to calculate the total costs of owning each.