DAM New York 2022

The Art and Practice of Managing Digital Media

Taxonomy and Advanced Metadata for DAM

Wednesday September 14, 2.00PM - 5.00PM

This tutorial covers the fundamentals, strategies, standards, design methodology and best practices of developing taxonomies for your DAM and for your organization. It is based on best practices for establishing information structure, and managing and governing your digital assets. Led by a master practitioner, this tutorial will address how to manage and improve metadata schemas, establish content policies and digital asset governance using taxonomies and metadata and calculate a return on investment (ROI) for particular classes of users, digital assets, and media channels. All managers of DAM systems should consider this session essential to a career in DAM.

Tutorial content includes:

  1. Taxonomy Exercise
  2. Metadata Maturity Model
  3. Taxonomy Concepts and Terminology
  4. Taxonomy & Information Management
  5. Taxonomy Benefits
  6. Taxonomy & Search
  7. Taxonomy - Design Process (How To)
  8. Governance
  9. Taxonomy Best Practices

 

Tutorial Leader

John Horodyski

John Horodyski is an Executive with Salt Flats with management strategy experience in Information Management including Digital Asset Management (DAM), Metadata and Taxonomy design, Content strategy, Data strategy, Data Analytics, Governance, MarTech, and Marketing Operations.

John is a world leading expert and has provided strategic direction and consulting for a variety of Fortune 10, 50, 100, and 500 clients from Consumer Packaging Goods, to Media & Entertainment, the Pharmaceutical industry, and Insurance. John is also an Adjunct Faculty member at San Jose State University where he teaches a graduate course in Digital Asset Management.

In addition to regular training & public speaking on digital media and metadata, John is a Board Member/Metadata Editor of the Journal of Digital Media Management and is a monthly DAM contributor to CMS Wire. In May 2016, John published the book, “Inform, Transform, Outperform: Digital Content Strategies to Optimize Your Business for Growth.” John's new book, “Metadata Matters” to be published in September 2021 by Taylor & Francis. 

 

Testimonials 

"These tutorials can really help us move from launch to a standard operating model"
Lisa Grimm, GSK

"The session was enormously helpful not just in terms of taxonomy and metadata but in regard to helping me think through the entire DAM acquisition process."
Angela Glass, Related Companies

"John did an amazing job of making the six hours of metadata and taxonomy fly by. Incredibly engaging."
Sara Sarow, Promega

"Demystified DAM & Taxonomy"
Jaime Taylor, Capstone Publishing

"Essential in building your DAM, young or old."
Frank DeCarlo, RPR Graphics