What’s new for Enterprise Content Management? Video

Enterprise Content Management has a long history of helping companies fully leverage their information assets. But the form that information takes has evolved over time, requiring corporations to adapt their infrastructure in order to keep up. At certain...


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Expanding use cases for enterprise video

Who is this guy? He is a luminary in the field of computer science. Does anybody know him? To anecdotally attest to his popularity: back in the late 90s, I attended a sold-out presentation that he gave in NYC that was followed by a standing ovation. After...


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Spare your employees from “corporate spam”

The Consumerization of IT is often blamed for Bring Your Own Device and other disruptive changes to IT infrastructure happening in most companies today. But the impact of this trend goes beyond IT. The same concept applies to the content and...


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Corporate communicators: exchange your shotguns for rifles

Interesting data from the Wall Street Journal: it costs more than ten times as much for advertisers to reach consumers via television than on mobile devices.  Mass advertising is going the way of the dinosaur. Mass-posting of content on an employee...


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Fuhgeddaboudit….and other notes on compelling communications

I live in Brooklyn, NY, and like all savvy New Yorkers, I know that whenever I need to drive out of the city headed west, the fastest way out of town will be to avoid Manhattan traffic by crossing the Verrazano Narrows Bridge.   If you don’t know this...


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Remembering tech changes and looking forward to a flexible future

Remember the late 1990s? Beanie Babies selling for hundreds of dollars on eBay, the Macarena was ranked the “#1 Greatest One-Hit Wonder of All Time”, and the Dot Com Bubble was still the Dot Com Boom. At the time, Microsoft dominated consumer tech and...


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Three ways business video portals are not like YouTube

Video continues to gain ground in our daily lives.  A Wall Street Journal poll shows a 47% annual increase in hours of online video watched by each of us. This trend is as true for work as it is for play. But the way video is consumed for work and play...


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The Innovator’s Dilemma and the enterprise video ecosystem

"The Innovator’s Dilemma," Clayton Christensen’s best seller from back in 2003, is still one of the most important business books of our time. In it, the author seeks to explain why disruptive technologies from upstart companies repeatedly seem to...


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Extended enterprises use video to stay connected

The Wall Street Journal's story on the officeless office points to a larger trend that goes beyond the issue of cubicle timesharing: employees are spending less time together as companies are less and less defined by a physical location. The "extended...


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Time shifting is a growing habit for corporate video

Why do people increasingly choose texting over phone calls? For the same reason I watch 90% of my entertainment content from Netflix and Tivo: participating in communication and entertainment on my schedule vs. someone else's is convenient and empowering....


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