DAM Guru Program Blog

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

Guru Call: Brazil

Posted by on Nov 19, 2014 in Guru Calls | 0 comments

Looking for a Guru in São Paulo, Brazil. Member is seeking thoughts and insights regarding SharePoint as a digital asset management solution. Looking for guidance on plugins, limitations and what would be needed to make this a viable solution. Signup: http://damguru.com/signup...

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Guru Talk: Laurel Calsoni – Digital Archivist

Posted by on Nov 17, 2014 in DGP Member Interviews | Comments Off

Working in digital asset management for a variety of companies over the past 10 years, Calsoni knows the value of keeping tabs on the industry and staying up on trends through several leading DAM news providers. What companies/organizations have you worked for as a DAM professional? What was your role at each? I have always worked in the advertising and graphic arts industry in some capacity. Long before I had ever heard the term DAM or Digital Asset Management I worked at an ad agency, Harrison Wilson, as an Art Buyer/Digital Archivist. That...

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Guru Call: USA

Posted by on Nov 13, 2014 in Guru Calls | 0 comments

Looking for a Guru in Texas region. Member is MLIS prepared and looking to expand skills into taxonomy, metadata design, content management and DAM. Signup: http://damguru.com/signup...

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Guru Talk: Allison Pearce – Weber Shandwick

Posted by on Nov 10, 2014 in DGP Member Interviews | Comments Off

Having enterprise success with digital asset management systems for multiple companies, Pearce understands the importance of always being willing to adapt and innovate to meet the needs of this industry. What companies/organizations have you worked for as a DAM professional? What was your role at each? I started working in Digital Asset Management as an intern at advertising agency JWT. At the time, the company was going digital and as part of an intern team I helped to transcode and compress decades of television advertisements to store on...

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Guru Call: Spain

Posted by on Nov 6, 2014 in Guru Calls | Comments Off

Looking for a Guru in Spain. Member is seeking assistance with the capabilities/functionalities of a DAM solution to support the enterprise scaled needs of a technology company. Signup: http://damguru.com/signup...

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Guru Talk: Collin Rickman – Special Counsel Information Governance

Posted by on Nov 3, 2014 in DGP Member Interviews | Comments Off

Coming from library sciences and archival collections, Rickman now focuses his efforts on helping global teammates find the marketing materials they need to succeed. What companies/organizations have you worked for as a DAM professional? What was your role at each? I am a recent arrival to digital asset management. I am an Assistant Digital Assets Manager through Special Counsel Information Governance, working for a client to manage photographic and marketing assets and get those assets into the hands of a global group of stakeholders. How do...

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Guru Call: USA

Posted by on Oct 27, 2014 in Guru Calls | 0 comments

Looking for a Guru in NY, USA. Member is seeking advice about implementing, enhancing or upgrading a current DAM system. Needs assistance in proper taxonomy structures and management in the publishing sector. Signup: http://damguru.com/signup...

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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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