Digital Asset Management (DAM) SIG


Jessica Herczeg-Konecny, Lead Technical Analyst, Digital Asset Management, Metropolitan Museum of Art

Jessica Herczeg-Konecny is Lead Technical Analyst at The Metropolitan Museum of Art the Digital Asset Manager. After undergraduate work in English and American Culture Studies at Washington University in St. Louis, Jessica obtained a master’s degree in Public History from Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis. She has been working in the museum industry for over ten years in archives, collections management, rights and reproductions, and digital asset management. Jessica implemented the DIA’s first-ever Digital Asset Management System, founded and chairs the Metadata and Digital Assets Standards Committee, supervises rights management, and trains users and content creators for the DAM.

Mission Statement

To support knowledge sharing, strategy, content development, and evaluation of Digital Asset Management (DAM) strategies for the cultural sector. To develop and document best-practices for Digital Asset Managers and DAM systems based on knowledge gained through implementation, use and feedback on working systems.



  • RFP development and vendor selection
  • Implementations, migrations, and integrations
  • Usability, accessibility, and system adoption
  • Approaches to complex asset types
  • Description and metadata
  • Digital rights management
  • Digital preservation