Welcome to Qumu’s SkillBuilder Series, a collection of select educational video snippets—two to four minutes in length—covering a variety of Enterprise Video-related topics for EV tech buyers, event managers, presenters, platform admins and video power users. All snippets are free to watch, and require no registration to access. Start learning today!


Employee and User Engagement

Overcoming Barriers to Video Engagement

Techniques for removing barriers that can negatively impact video user engagement.

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Engaging Activities that Encourage Video Use

Fun, confidence-building activities designed to get more users engaged in collaborating and sharing knowledge through video.

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Successful, Real-World Video Contest Ideas

Easy and effective contest examples that helped Qumu customers increase video user engagement across the organization.

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The Value of Captioning in the Enterprise

Why captioning is critical in the enterprise for maximum audience reach, and why captions should be perfect if possible.

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Strategies and Tips for Presenters

Planning Live Event Content

Tips for producing and delivering a live video event, including best practices on prepping and testing content and slides.

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Avoiding Interruptions During a Live Video Event

Preparing for and preventing glitches in a live video event, including both technical and human interruptions.

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Preparing to Present with Confidence

Delivering your live video presentation or webcast smoothly and with confidence, even if it’s your first live event.

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Keeping the Audience Engaged During a Live Video Event

A short question and answer session on getting and holding an audience’s attention during a live video event.

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Lights, Camera and More: Best Practices for Shooting Video

Best practices for shooting a webcast or event, including audio, exposure, shot composition, focus and depth of field.

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Editing and Enhancing Video in a Browser

A hands-on demonstration about enhancing video, including adding pre-roll, post-roll and slides.

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Capturing Video from a Mobile Device

Expert tips on recording with a mobile device, from uploading content to using mics and tripods.

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Video Delivery Technologies

Delivering Quality Video to a Remote Workforce

Delivering high quality video to thousands of remote video users across hundreds of locations, even in high compliance environments.

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The Video Experience on a Virtual Desktop

A live example of what the user experience from a thin client/virtual desktop looks like, while working from home.

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Peer-to-Peer Video Delivery Advantages

An overview of the advantages to deploying peer-to-peer delivery (P2P) inside your enterprise video network.

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Ensuring Security for Peer-to-Peer Video Delivery

Ways to ensure security when integrating an enterprise video platform with peer-to-peer networking.

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Scaling Video Usage with Peer-to-Peer Delivery Technology

Examples of how two organizations use P2P video delivery to handle massive adoption of video in their organizations.

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Video Ingest and Encoding

Selecting the Right Video Encoder

Covers major use cases for video encoding solutions including permanent studios, meeting rooms, auditoriums, roaming studios, and wearables.

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Using Native Encoders for Live Video

An overview of native encoders that are built into the browser and don’t require extra hardware or setup for live webcasting.

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Considerations for Using Software-Based Encoders for Live Video

Reviews types of software encoders including freeware and affordable applications, particularly for basic and portable use cases.

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Hardware Encoder Options for Live Video

Covers hardware encoders, beginning with high-end, rack mounted devices down to wearable and small camera-mounted units.

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Prepping for and Delivering Live Events

Planning a Successful Live Event

Tips for determining whether an event should be live or on demand, and assessing the appropriate production level.

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Minimizing Risk for Live Video Events

Ensuring a video event goes flawlessly, from attracting viewers to avoiding disconnects with IT and testing on the day of your event.

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Post-Event Tips and Strategies

Best practices that follow live events, including leveraging the event into an on demand asset, reviewing analytics data, and holding a post-mortem meeting with the team.

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Other Technology Topics

Methods for Captioning and Translating Videos

Discover methods for captioning and translating videos including manual human-based services, software solutions, AI and machine learning, and hybrid solutions.

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Recent Advances in Video Captioning Technology

How automated speech recognition (ASR) and machine translation are dramatically accelerating the captioning process and accuracy.

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Enterprise Video ROI

Brainstorming the Benefits of a Video Platform Investment

Defining potential benefits and costs savings gained by investing in an enterprise video platform.

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Measuring the ROI of an Internal Virtual Event

Factors that must be considered for calculating the return on investment when virtualizing internal events.

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Measuring the ROI of an External Virtual Event

Potential benefits and cost savings that organizations can anticipate when converting an external in-person event to a virtual experience.

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