Video blog: employees are ready for video, enterprise portals are not

Qumu surveyed 500 enterprise employees in the US and the UK and found a disconnect between what employees want to do with video and what they are able to do. Check out today's video blog to learn more. You can learn more about Qumu solutions for...


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Making a peanut butter sandwich in space: video connects across the universe

Chris Hadfield was the first Canadian to walk in space. Since then he has gone on to spend months aboard the International Space Station and, according to Forbes magazine, is "perhaps the most social media savvy astronaut ever to leave Earth." He runs...


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Advantages of using HTML 5 video players

As online video use increases, there are more and more players that you can choose from. A new trend in this direction is HTML 5 video players, with Apple pushing it and Adobe building new products around it. Although it’s not fully adopted yet, there...


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7 transcoding best practices in preparing video for delivery

As the importance of video increases, enterprises are distributing it through multiple channels - broadcasts; digital delivery to platforms like iOS, Android and Windows; even physical media like Blu-ray Discs or DVDs. To support multiple channels,...


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Why enterprise video metadata is not enough

  Remember video rental stores? They’ll be one of those anachronisms we tell future generations about, like radios that took up an entire corner of the living room and when Montreal had a professional baseball team. When you wanted to rent a movie,...


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Best formats for delivering enterprise video

Employee Generated Content (EGC) is taking enterprise video by storm. Companies are encouraging employees to use video to communicate and innovate better and faster. You want to join the game but you don’t know where to start. What is the best file...


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Yahoo’s live streamed video earnings call takes transparency to a new level

Yahoo! struck fear in the hearts of CEOs everywhere by live streaming their quarterly earnings announcement. "Will I have to be on camera too?" It was a bit awkward, but they pulled it off and scored points for being innovative. Beyond just a novelty,...


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5 ways to balance quality and file size of enterprise videos

Audiences are demanding high quality video. On television, desktops, smartphones, tablets and on every possible device that can play video. A high quality video, however, generally has a large file size that slows down upload and streaming. So, how do you...


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70% of employees are unhappy. What do you do?

Most of your employees are unhappy. What are you going to do about it? Gallup's State of the American Workforce survey found that 30% of employees are engaged and inspired at work. That's less than one third of your people that are on board the way you...


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Learning to dance with video

This video has been making the rounds on social media over the last week. San Francisco designer Karen X. Cheng taught herself how to dance over the past year through sheer persistence. It’s pretty impressive to see her go from doing a pretty dorky...


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