Digital assets are configurations of digital information (files, programs, etc.) that are understood at a human level and simultaneously understood and interpreted by computers.
This is the distinguishing factor of the digital asset.
Digital information simultaneously interacts with humans and with computer systems and this conditions begets cumulative complexity.
In addition, digital technology is evolving as it is being understood.
Everything that can communicate will.
On the World Wide Web, an electronic publication speaks to the world of humans as well as the world of computer systems.
The depth of digital asset creation and movement is staggering.
Digital planning, production, communication, and preservation are now an evolving environmental condition.
Current methodologies for digital asset management are rooted in experiences in the library and museum communities, the digital solutions and design disciplines, the communication and entertainment industries, and law