Play your part in enterprise video

All Hallows Eve is fast approaching, and since costumed celebrations are coming up I thought now would be a good time to talk about how to pick an appropriate outfit and setting for your enterprise videos. We do a lot of videos here at Qumu and, along...


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Are you using storyboards for your enterprise video?

Storyboards help videographers and editors visualize a video project. They include drawings, sketches, or pictures and narratives that tell a story.  While working on your enterprise videos, using a storyboard will save time and help to organize your...


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Thanks to video, storytelling is making a comeback for employee engagement

From Mark Kraynak's perspective, intranets have been a step backwards for employee engagement since they took hold for internal communications about 15 years ago. Sure, intranets do some things very well: efficiently connect people in new ways, provide...


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Video and the art of car seat maintenance

  I’ve talked about using video to help fix a car before, but I thought I’d share another interesting way to use video that was brought to my attention by our vice president this week. He drives an Audi and was having a hard time programming the...


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The downside of HTTP adaptive bit rate streaming

Adaptive bit rate streaming is a practice used to automatically adjust the quality of a video delivered to a web page based on the viewer’s internet connection. The intent is simple and clear - to deliver the best possible viewer experience. However,...


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Charities are a proof point for social business video

Sometimes you have to step back and look beyond your business to get the answers you need. A clear example of the power of video to engage and deliver results comes from non-profit organizations. Charities: all about engagement  Charities are early...


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Using SMIL to serve video

At Qumu, we dive into every aspect of video so we can keep up with the best ways to create, deliver and experience it. Here's an industry-standard video production tip that's worth checking out: SMIL (Synchronized Multimedia Integration Language) is an...


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Finding the right music for enterprise videos

So you've successfully implemented video into your business culture. People are making, sharing and using the kind of interesting, valuable video content that makes a fully connected enterprise work. But something’s missing. That extra punch, that next...


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Interview: Video is a powerful tool for global finance

And I'm not talking about Mad Money.  Although Jim Cramer's show does hint at the need and the value of enterprise video as a tool for bankers, traders and analysts. The financial services market is all about time to knowledge. Whoever acts first on a...


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Why a global business needs video

By 2025, almost half of the world’s Fortune 500 companies will be based in emerging markets. This report by the McKinsey Global Institute projects that new enterprises based in emerging markets are poised to rapidly climb the ladder and carve out a seat...


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