Aviva: visible leadership through video

Aviva plc, one of the world's leading insurance companies, has over 30,000 employees around the globe.  Simply Communicate's Marc Wright recently reported on how they are successfully connecting and engaging this large, globally dispersed team. According...


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Why Facebook sees video replacing text in five years

Facebook's Nicola Mendelsohn said at a conference this month that in five years Facebook "will probably be all video," and that video is "the best way to tell stories in this world." Video has made a rapid climb in business for communication and...


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Technology Innovators: employee generated content and the social video revolution

We’ve been in the enterprise video space for a decade and we’ve developed a keen eye for the trends and technology shifts that will influence communication. In our new Technology Innovators Series, we are discussing how businesses can use cutting-edge...


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Facebook Brings Live Video Streaming to Everyone

Almost exactly a year ago we were talking about Facebook’s new commitment to streaming video. To recap, last year CEO Mark Zuckerberg predicted that by 2020 Facebook would be “mostly video” and that Facebook’s 890 million viewers were watching an...


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The business benefit of video for financial institutions

Financial services organizations operate in fast-paced and complex environments. In order to keep up with the speed of the market, as well as to respond to increasing client demands for transparency, financial services groups have increasingly turned to...


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The Five Ways Video Improves Crisis Comms

When crisis occurs, effective communication is key. Making sure that your customers, partners and the public at large are aware of your stance when your business is in turmoil is obviously of high priority, but ensuring that your employees are also in the...


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How video storytelling engages from the top down

I was recently reading an article in Strategy+Business about Clarian Health Partners taking a mindful approach in the boardroom. “Mindfulness in the boardroom refers to the capacity of a group of people to think in a deep way together,” authors...


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Video’s Answer to 7 Trends in Pharma Communications

We recently announced that almost half of the top ten largest pharmaceutical companies in the world are using Qumu as the engine that drives video in their communications strategies. I recently came across this article in which Paul Tunnah, CEO of the...


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Which comes first, the technology or the corporate culture?

It’s an age-old question, where do you start to peel the banana so you end up with a workforce that is engaged and equipped with all the tools they need to be as efficient and happy as possible at their jobs? If you haven’t been watching Jacob...


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How NFL’s video streaming trends are impacting your business

Last year, during the FIFA World Cup, we talked about how WatchESPN’s CDN servers crashed during the USA vs Germany game after maxing out at over 1.7 million users. While they were able to rectify the situation fairly quickly, they learned a valuable...


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