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 23, 2014 in Guru Calls | 0 comments

Looking for a Guru in VA, USA. Member is new to digital asset management and would like to know the basics of taxonomy. This member is also seeking information about any comprehensive courses available in DAM education. Signup: http://damguru.com/signup...

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Guru Call: India

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

Looking for a Guru in India/Asia region.  Member is seeking knowledge about video archiving for a news broadcast system. Signup: http://damguru.com/signup...

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Guru Talk: Kristy Smith – SBC Advertising

Posted by on Oct 13, 2014 in DGP Member Interviews | 0 comments

When building a digital asset management system, Smith knows it’s most effective to start small and do what makes sense to your organization. What companies/organizations have you worked for as a DAM professional? What was your role at each? I started my career at Nationwide Children’s Hospital, located in Columbus Ohio. Recently I became the digital asset management administrator for a large advertising agency, also in Columbus, called SBC Advertising. I started as an assistant in the photography department for Nationwide Children’s....

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Guru Call: USA

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

Looking for a Guru in CA, USA. Member is seeking an informational interview for Digital Asset Management as a service of video production and editing for broadcast. Signup: http://damguru.com/signup...

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Guru Talk: Don Middlebrook – United Airlines

Posted by on Oct 6, 2014 in DGP Member Interviews | Comments Off

Having worked for two major enterprise companies, Middlebrook knows the value of a solid digital asset management system is derived from sound taxonomy structures. What companies/organizations have you worked for as a DAM professional? What was your role at each? I have worked as a Digital Asset Management professional with two companies. The first one was with Baker Hughes an oil and gas company. And the second was with ContinentalAirlines/United Airlines. I started off as a contractor with Continental, then the two companies merged. At...

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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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