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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Which came first, the content or the network?

  The telegraph was 150 years old yesterday.  Reading about this Victorian Internet, one can see that the process of launching a new communication technology hasn't changed much since the Civil War. "Build it and they will come" didn't fly then any...


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