About us

Digital Collections (DC) is an internationally operating technology company based in Hamburg (Germany). DC's Digital Asset Management (DAM) and Content Production Systems are being deployed by more than 180 customers all over the world.

DC has been part of the Stibo DX family since 2019. The software company from Denmark is best known for its multi-channel publishing platform CUE, which it developed with Escenic and in cooperation with world-renowned media companies such as WeltN24 and McClatchy.

The DC team is composed of about 20 employees. You can find us in the so called Bacardi Tower in the North of Hamburg, just next to the airport.


Sales & Financial Manager
Head of Project management
Head of Development & CTO
Head of Support

Project management
Project Development
Support & Projects
Support & Projects
Support & Projects

Project management
Research & Development
IT & Operations

Executive assistant
Support & Projects
Project Management

IT & Operations

Milestones of DC's corporate history

  • 2020

    CEO and founder of DC, Ole Olsen, steps down from his senior management position. The new CEO of DC is Dan Korsgaard, CEO of Stibo DX.

  • 2019

    Digital Collections becomes part of the Stibo DX family. The software company from Denmark acquires 100 percent of DC. It is best known for its multichannel publishing platform CUE. DC's Digital Asset Management system now expands Stibo DX's offering.

  • 2018

    FUNKE MEDIENGRUPPE centralizes its digital assets in a cloud based DC-X Content Hub, Südkurier Online and Gebr. Heinemann take off with the DC Story Editor and Nürnberger Presse publishing house as well as Egmont, Norway's largest magazine publisher, introduce Content-X.

  • 2017

    In March, customers from Germany, Austria and Switzerland participate in the DC customer days in Hamburg. A few months later, DC-X 2.0 is born. DC welcomes new customers in India and Denmark.

  • 2016

    DC celebrates its 25th anniversary of foundation and more than 180 installations over the world.

  • 2015

    Ole Olsen buys back the shares from the American media company Gannett and is now, for the first time, the sole shareholder of Digital Collections.

  • 2014

    The Bangkok Post in Thailand, one of the worldwide biggest daily newspapers, is now being produced with Content-X.
    The German Federal Archives decide to use DC-X for their online video library.

  • 2013

    Content-X, the editorial system developed by DC and ppi Media, becomes established on the market. DC systems are now spread over all continents. The Standard Group in Nairobi (Kenya) is our entrance to Africa.

  • 2011

    DC celebrates its 20th anniversary of foundation and more than 140 installations over the world.

  • 2009

    The latest system generation DC-X is born.

  • 2004

    The new system generation DC5 is introduced. Greenpeace, the publishing company Heinrich Bauer Verlag and the Bundeswehr are instantly convinced by its many advantages.

  • 2003

    Digital Collections goes Down Under: a DC system helps Fairfax Publishing to do business with old and historical newspaper front pages.

  • 2001

    10th foundation anniversary and more than 100 successful system installations

  • 1995

    America's leading media company Gannett becomes a shareholder of Digital Collections that has now two offices: one in Hamburg and another one in Cincinatti/Ohio.

  • 1992

    The first customers: radio station Antenne Bayern and Stern magazine

  • 1991

    Ole Olsen founds Digital Collections together with two partners. They are guided by the idea to develop a Google like Research and Digital Asset Management System that can not only manage text but also pictures, graphics, full pages as well as video and audio files. As target groups, they define the world of media and companies who could use the system to improve their workflow, to manage and to share information.