Lectures and Papers

United Nations Department of Public Information (UNDPI), New York, NY
– Invited speaker: “Storytelling 3.0”

United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), New York, NY
– Invited speaker: “Storytelling 3.0”

Createasphere Conference on Digital Media Management, New York, NY
– Panel moderator and speaker: “Brands and Story: Essential DAM in Transmedia & Cross Platform Content Creation”

Journal of Digital Media Management, vol. 1,2, Henry Stewart Publications, London, UK
– Invited journal article: “Socializing DAM”

Henry Stewart DAM NY conference, New York, NY
– Invited speaker and panelist: “Socializing DAM: Adoption, collaboration and building co-creation networks”

Asian Development Bank (ADB) annual communications conferences, Manila, Philippines
– Invited speaker: “Finding the effective use of social media as a communication tool”

Createasphere DAM Conference, New York, NY
– Panel discussion: “What are the Phases of DAM

University of Virginia, McIntire School of Commerce, Charlottesville, VA
– Guest lectures: “International Social Sector: Global public-private work, technology & communications”

United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF), New York, NY
– Presentations on UNICEF’s work in advanced search technology and Web 2.0 strategies to international audiences in New York and Washington D.C.

Second Life Community Conference, Chicago, IL
– Presentation on UNICEF’s work with children in Second Life and panel discussion.

Center for Nonprofit Excellence, Charlottesville, VA
– Presentation to local nonprofit organizations on eMarketing and Social Networking online media.

City University of New York (CUNY) Graduate Center, New York – Comp. Science Dept.
– Lecture Series: “Understanding Web Production Basics” (co-author)
– Lecture Series: “Interactive and Dynamic Web Content” (co-author)
– Curriculum development for Internet Technology Education Program (ITEP)

University of Hartford, Hartford, CT – Graphic Design Dept.
– Lecture: “The Mystery of Networks: Designing for Networked Content Resources”

Rhode Island School of Design (RISD), Providence, RI
– Lecture: “Designing for Converging Technologies” – Graphic Design Dept.
– Workshop: Using Information Architecture approaches to help clients meet complex information challenges – Fraunhofer International Certificate Program in New Media (a joint curriculum with Fraunhofer and RISD)

World Wide Web Artist Consortium (WWWAC), hosted by City University of New York
– Presentation & Panel Discussion: “Who needs information architecture?”

Agency.com, New York, NY – TalkShop, Information Architecture Dept.
– Presentation: “Wiring the Rural Mountain Communities: using Collaborative Techniques to Overcome the Economic and Digital Divide between American Cities and Rural Communities”

Human Systems Dynamics Institute (HSDI), monthly complex systems newsletter Patterns
– Invited article: “Concept Mapping for Lightstone’s Identity Design.”

Lightstone Foundation, Moyers, WV
– White paper: “Web site Visitor Mapping: using a Stakeholder Mapping Approach for Designing Collaborative Web sites” (principal author)

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Socializing DAM

Sharing innovation in the organization
The success of a digital asset management (DAM) or other collaborative technology platform depends upon system adoption within the organization. This article addresses the social aspect of system user adoption and maintains that ‘socializing’ a new technology is a key component to the long-term success of the project.

The Journal of Digital Media Management, vol. 1,2 published by Henry Stewart Publications, London.


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