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

David Diamond to Speak at West Michigan Content Strategy Group

Posted by on May 23, 2016 in DAM Events | 0 comments

On June 01, 2016 The West Michigan Content Strategy Group will host DAM Guru Program creator David Diamond for “Digital Content Findability Strategies.” Diamond will be discussing topics from his forthcoming book, “Taxonomy and Metadata Design for Digital Content Management.” Free copies of Diamond’s previous DAM book DAM Survival Guide will be sent to attendees, sponsored by Picturepark. (Picturepark also sponsors DAM Guru Program.) The West Michigan Content Strategy Group is a DAM Meetup that focuses on...

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Guru Call: USA

Posted by on May 15, 2016 in Guru Calls | 0 comments

DAM Guru member is seeking to speak with other DAM Guru members who currently use Saepio, Pica9, Brandmaker, Brandworkz and/or Bynder as a DAM solution. DGP member’s company is considering a new DAM vendor in 2017. Available DAM Guru members who are able to provide insights on any of these DAM solutions should reach out to their program manager for more details. Not yet a member? Signup: http://damguru.com/signup...

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Guru Call: USA

Posted by on Apr 9, 2016 in Guru Calls | 0 comments

DAM Guru Program member is looking for a Guru in Atlanta, Georgia. Member is needing to write the policies for use with current digital asset management system. Member is interested in the DAM resources that can assist with this. Available DAM Guru members who are able to help may reach out to their program manager for more details. Not yet a member? Signup: http://damguru.com/signup...

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Guru Call: Finland

Posted by on Mar 30, 2016 in Guru Calls | 0 comments

Looking for a Guru to provide assistance to a DGP member in Finland. Member is seeking case studies about enterprise digital asset management systems in the retail and food industries. Available DAM Guru members who are able to help may reach out to their program manager for more details. Not yet a member? Signup: http://damguru.com/signup...

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Guru Talk: Frank DeCarlo – RPR Graphics, Inc

Posted by on Mar 28, 2016 in DGP Member Interviews | 0 comments

Frank is a veteran of the digital asset management industry and understands the most important questions to ask with regard to DAM is the why, who and how. Answers to these questions are valuable in the long game to success. What companies/organizations have you worked for as a DAM professional? What was your role at each? Only one. RPR Graphics, Inc., who worked with a DAM vendor before the internet and before DAM was coined as digital asset management. We customized it and used it in a way to manage scanned chromes for weekly circulars when...

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Guru Call: DAM Meetup – Dallas, TX

Posted by on Mar 22, 2016 in Guru Calls | 0 comments

Looking for DAM Guru Program members who are interested in joining a DAM Meetup that covers the greater Dallas area of Texas. This recently created Dallas DAM Meetup group is now up and running and looking to expand membership! Interested members should connect with their program manager for more details. Your information will be passed on to the DGP member who is leading this DAM Meetup. #DAMMeetup...

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Guru Call: USA

Posted by on Mar 16, 2016 in Guru Calls | 0 comments

Looking for a Guru in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Member is seeking answers to questions about a specific digital asset management system provided by North Plains. DGP member’s inquiry is about North Plains’ product called On Brand. They are looking to speak to those who have experience with storage expansion for this product. Available DAM Guru members who are able to help may reach out to their program manager for more details. Not yet a member? Signup: http://damguru.com/signup...

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Guru Call: DAM Meetup – New Jersey

Posted by on Feb 11, 2016 in Guru Calls | 0 comments

Looking for DAM Guru Program members who are interested in joining a brand new DAM Meetup that covers the New Jersey/Philly area. Interested members should connect with their program manager. Your information will be passed on to the DGP member who is looking to organize this DAM Meetup. Reminder, you must be a DGP member for your information to be shared with the inquiring member....

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Guru Talk: Carol Thomas-Knipes – LogicSource

Posted by on Dec 21, 2015 in DGP Member Interviews | 1 comment

Carol’s experience with knowing the why, who and how of digital asset management implementations has enabled her to streamline digital assets and information relevant to the audiences her DAM system serves. What companies/organizations have you worked for as a DAM professional? What was your role at each? I was first introduced to DAM technologies a long time ago as an Art Director at DoubleDay Direct. They rolled out a DAM to centralize product imagery, and I was one of the designers willing to bang around on it, offer feedback, and...

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Guru Talk: Mary McMahon – DICK’S Sporting Goods

Posted by on Dec 14, 2015 in DGP Member Interviews | Comments Off on Guru Talk: Mary McMahon – DICK’S Sporting Goods

Mary McMahon discusses the value in being open to questioning existing processes and designs with regard to digital asset management. This approach frees you to bring a new perspective that can lead to breakthroughs in an organization’s DAM system. What companies/organizations have you worked for as a DAM professional? What was your role at each? I’ve worked as a DAM professional at the University of Pittsburgh and DICK’S Sporting Goods. While pursuing my MLIS at Pitt, I worked in the marketing department leading the university’s DAM...

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