DAM Guru Program Blog

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

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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Guru Call: USA

Posted by on Aug 29, 2014 in Guru Calls | 0 comments

Looking for a Guru in PA, USA. Member works in the fashion industry and would like to see how other DAMs in similar sectors are configured in relation to search function and metadata processes. Interested in expanding skill sets of DAM beyond current system. Signup: http://damguru.com/signup...

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Guru Call: USA

Posted by on Aug 27, 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 has experience with Storage DNA as an archive system and would like direction on using metadata within the software. Signup: http://damguru.com/signup...

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Guru Talk: Sue Barrett – Arizona State University

Posted by on Aug 25, 2014 in DGP Member Interviews | Comments Off

Working in the field of Digital Asset Management for multiple higher education institutions, Barrett understands the importance of planning for high volume content to avoid costly mistakes. What companies/organizations have you worked for as a DAM professional? What was your role at each? I currently provide project planning and guide metadata management in the institutional repository and curricular management systems for a public university. I have worked for several websites and two universities as a DAM professional. Managing the online...

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