DAM Guru Program Blog

The DAM Guru Program blog contains educational articles and links, program information, and calls for Gurus.

Guru Talk: Romney Whitehead – Net-A-Porter Group

Posted by on Apr 14, 2014 in DGP Member Interviews | Comments Off

Guru Talk – Romney Whitehead: Working in publishing and e-commerce sectors, Romney Whitehead has  a depth of knowledge that comes from decades of experience in the digital asset management field. What companies/organizations have you worked for as a DAM professional? What was your role at each? As with many digital asset managers I ‘accidentally’ came to my role after working on the picture desk at BBC magazines. In 1999, they began a DAM initiative—one of the first in the UK for publishing—and I was the champion for it...

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Guru Call: USA

Posted by on Apr 11, 2014 in Guru Calls | 0 comments

Looking for a Guru in USA, Midwest region.  Newbie is in the beginning stages of planning a campus-wide DAM solution. Looking for insights from experts in the education sector. Newbie speaks english. ...

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Guru Call: Belgium

Posted by on Apr 9, 2014 in Guru Calls | 0 comments

Looking for a Guru in Belgium.  Newbie would like to find a smart and efficient way to catalog and manage my two media libraries.  Open to all program types.   Newbie speaks English and...

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Guru Talk: Klaus Sonnenleiter – PrintedArt

Posted by on Apr 7, 2014 in DGP Member Interviews | Comments Off

Guru Talk – Klaus Sonnenleiter: Having worked with digital assets since the beginning, Sonnenleiter understands it’s all about workflow. What companies/organizations have you worked for as a DAM professional? What was your role at each? I worked as the primary software architect at a company called “The Media Machine”, which was one of the early DAM vendors in the mid 90s with possibly the first fully web based DAM product. I then worked in network management for about 10 years before returning to the general vicinity of...

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Guru Call USA

Posted by on Apr 4, 2014 in Guru Calls | 0 comments

Looking for a Guru in USA, MA. DGP member is responsible for bringing a company-wide DAM in house. Some of the needs this DGP member is looking for includes a primarily asset storage system, with lifecycle considerations, such as prohibiting certain users from using non-approved assets (E.G. marketing adding a pic that is web only, a pic containing an old version of the UI that has not yet been updated, etc) Member’s primary goal will be for file archiving and not WIP. A good API is a must, in that it will be required to integrate...

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Guru Talk: Bob Hendriks – In Transit Images

Posted by on Mar 31, 2014 in DGP Member Interviews | Comments Off

Guru Talk – Bob Hendriks: With deep photography roots and a background in IT, Hendriks has worked to meet the needs of modern day digital asset management systems for a variety of audiences. What companies/organizations have you worked for as a DAM professional? What was your role at each? Working as a self-employed Commercial Photographer in the early 2000′s, it was in my opinion a pure necessity to implement DAM as part of my business, even when digital photography still existed with film photography. This paid off when our...

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Guru Call: USA

Posted by on Mar 28, 2014 in Guru Calls | 0 comments

Looking for a Guru in USA, MN. Newbie seeking a DAM System for technology company. Company focus is in tech-sector with web solutions and creating apps. Need a solution that will grow with the company. Newbie speaks English. Signup: http://damguru.com/signup #GuruCall

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Guru Call: USA

Posted by on Mar 26, 2014 in Guru Calls | 0 comments

Looking for a Guru in USA, GA. Newbie is seeking to incorporate best practices into a current DAM workflow. Individual is in the marketing and advertising-sector. Newbie speaks English. Signup: http://damguru.com/signup #GuruCall

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Guru Talk: John Horodyski – Optimity Advisors

Posted by on Mar 24, 2014 in DGP Member Interviews | Comments Off

Guru Talk – John Horodyski: Having extensive history and education in the field of Digital Asset Management, John Horodyski approaches DAM from the perspective of potential—it’s not what DAM has done in the past that matters, but what DAM can do for each organization moving foward. What companies/organizations have you worked for as a DAM professional? What was your role at each? I am currently a Partner at Optimity Advisors where I lead the Metadata and Taxonomy practice for Digital Asset Management and IT Advisory and...

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Guru Call: Germany

Posted by on Mar 21, 2014 in Guru Calls | 0 comments

Looking for a Guru in Germany. Newbie is interested in general informations about Digital Asset Management systems. Needs help to compare different systems and would like to know which features are standard and the most important for DAM. Additionally, Newbie seeking pros and cons for Pixelboxx, Celum, and Adobe Scene7. Newbie speaks German and...

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