DAM Guru Program Blog

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

Guru Call: USA

Posted by on Oct 1, 2014 in Guru Calls | 0 comments

Looking for a Guru in MO, USA. Member seeks assistance with best practices in managing assets for video production. Member uses Storage DNA as an archive system and would like direction on using metadata within that software. Signup: http://damguru.com/signup...

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Guru Talk: Irina Guseva – DAM Counselor

Posted by on Sep 29, 2014 in DGP Member Interviews | Comments Off

Having the benefit of exposure to many different digital asset management systems, Guseva understands that success is more often measured by the value a company places on the staffing and change management with a new DAM system, as opposed to the software selected. What companies/organizations have you worked for as a DAM professional? What was your role at each? My career in DAM started when it wasn’t called Digital Asset Management yet, and when I published my first article in a local newspaper at the age of 12. I brought a paper-based...

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Guru Call: Canada

Posted by on Sep 25, 2014 in Guru Calls | 0 comments

Looking for a Guru in Canada. Member is new to the digital asset management field and looking for resources to help navigate through the multitude of DAM systems. Seeking general knowledge and insight to best practices of DAM. Signup: http://damguru.com/signup...

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Guru Talk: Sid Anand – Accenture

Posted by on Sep 22, 2014 in DGP Member Interviews | Comments Off

Relatively new to the industry of Digital Asset Management, Anand still understands that technology does not fix people/process problems; rather you must first educate the user to enable successful outcomes in a DAM system. What companies/organizations have you worked for as a DAM professional? What was your role at each? I spent 7 years at The Vanguard Group, with my last role working on their ECM solution(TeamSite). It was during that role as ECM product lead where I first discovered the DAM concept and ended up attending the Createasphere...

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Guru Call: USA

Posted by on Sep 17, 2014 in Guru Calls | 0 comments

Looking for a Guru in USA, Midwest region. Member is in the early stages of exploring a University digital asset management solution. Looking for insights from experts in the education-sector. Signup: http://damguru.com/signup...

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DAM Guru Program Members Featured in ASMP Blog

Posted by on Sep 15, 2014 in Program Info | 0 comments

The “Strictly Business” blog from the American Society of Media Photographers this week will feature posts by DAM Guru Program members speaking about what they know so well—digital asset management. Post #1: “Three Quick and Dirty DAM Tools to Enhance Productivity and Professionalism” by Corey Chimko Post #2: “Why You Should Care About DAM” by William Moritz Post #3: “Using the PLUS Registry for Always-Current Embedded Metadata” by David Riecks Post #4:  “The Value of Being a DAM Smart...

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Guru Call: USA

Posted by on Sep 10, 2014 in Guru Calls | 0 comments

Looking for a Guru in CA, USA. Member is a LIS student looking to broaden skills and experience beyond the classroom. Interested in a career with Digital Asset Management. Signup: http://damguru.com/signup...

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Guru Talk: Scott Pereira – EA Games

Posted by on Sep 8, 2014 in DGP Member Interviews | Comments Off

Scott has experience working with several enterprise companies, and values strong naming structures for assets. What companies/organizations have you worked for as a DAM professional? What was your role at each? I have mainly been in the role of Digital Asset Coordinator and/or Metadata Taxonomist, adding keyword metadata to images as they are added to our databases. I’ve done this role for NBC-Universal Pictures, Disney Animation Research Library, and Disney Consumer Products. My current role at EA (Electronic Arts) is a little more...

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Guru Call: USA

Posted by on Sep 3, 2014 in Guru Calls | 0 comments

Looking for a Guru in NY, USA. Member works within the publishing sector and is seeking information about digital asset management. Specific areas of interest include taxonomy, digital preservation and metadata. Signup: http://damguru.com/signup...

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Guru Talk: Faith Robinson – Digital Strategist

Posted by on Sep 1, 2014 in DGP Member Interviews | Comments Off

With a long history of experiences in diverse digital asset management solutions, Robinson understands the importance and need in respecting the technology, the process and the content to ensure quality outcomes. What companies/organizations have you worked for as a DAM professional? What was your role at each? My career in DAM is now nearly 18 years old and I have worked at companies like Getty, Sony Music, International Paper, Yale and most recently Hasbro. In those companies I specialized in DAM and Content Platform development. I also...

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