Qumu interviewed NetApp’s On-Site Services Manager, Mike Tyler on how NetApp uses video to create and maintain a singular corporate culture across the globe by connecting employees worldwide.

“All of the videos that are produced at NetApp eventually wind up on the Qumu video portal. That video portal is accessible by employees from all over the globe.” Says Tyler, “Just because you’re far away doesn’t mean you’re that far removed from the NetApp culture. The power of video is that you can actually see the face of the person who is telling…

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According to the UK-based employee engagement initiative, Engage for Success, only one third of employees worldwide feel engaged with their jobs. Businesses all over the globe are trying to understand and develop the ways in which workers interact with their jobs and how to make those interactions successful and satisfying to improve both the quality of life of their employees as well as the quality of work they do. Engagement is the fuel that drives good work, and without it, employees aren’t putting in their best efforts to deliver the highest-grade of output…

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A clear proof point of the dramatic growth of enterprise video as a strategic collaboration and communication tool in organizations around the world is what the analyst community is saying about this space.

Gartner, Forrester and Frost & Sullivan have all published research in the past 9 months on this exciting space.  A major report from any one of them would be significant. Reports from all three point to a major market change.

It doesn’t surprise us.

We have seen the change from the inside – talking to customers, prospects and partners…

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Bayer

We are excited to announce that Wilke Hagelweide, Product Manager for Video at chemical and pharmaceutical company Bayer, has been confirmed as a customer speaker at our Video – Empowering the Enterprise EMEA Event in London on May 20th.

Wilke will be speaking about Bayer’s experiences with Qumu solutions and the ways in which video has empowered their business, providing a platform for development of their communications strategy.

With over 113,200 employees worldwide Bayer is a global enterprise specializing in the fields of health care and agriculture. As an innovative company, it sets…

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Enterprises today are looking at ways and means of studying the human factors of their business environment that in some form influence their employees’ ability to be productive and deliver quality results efficiently. To deliver results externally, enterprises implement changes internally in their attempt to adapt to changing trends like the consideration of human factors. Companies today are focusing on the human factor elements internally, one major factor being the way employees collaborate within the enterprise.

Video is a major way in which the human factor of collaboration is seeing change. Here are five…

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BVI2

We’re proud to present the second issue of Business Video Insider, a Qumu publication that explores the video trends and technologies transforming the business world.  Sign up here to receive future editions of the Business Video Insider.

At Qumu, we’re committed to not only developing the technology behind video creation and distribution, but also the ideas that drive video as a communication medium in the enterprise. In this issue we’re providing our unique insight on these ideas and how video is transforming the way we do…

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As enterprises deploy video across their global organizations, it’s critical that their video platform “plays nice” with their Cloud strategy.

At Qumu we’ve made Cloud a central deployment capability for our solution. Our customers can count on consistent reliability and rich video experience whether they deploy video purely in the Cloud, on premise, or in a hybrid configuration that combines the two.

But just being “in the Cloud” is not enough. Qumu works with a variety of Cloud providers so that we can integrate with our customers’ environments whatever their Cloud strategy happens to be.

In this video, Qumu General Manager talks…

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Even if you didn’t watch the Oscars, you probably have seen Ellen’s famous “selfie”. If not, Oscars host Ellen DeGeneres handed her smartphone over to Bradley Cooper so he could take a “selfie” photo of himself and other stars including Brad Pitt, Meryl Streep, Jennifer Lawrence and about a quarter of Jared Leto’s face.

Ellen immediately shared the photo via Twitter where it garnered over a million retweets before the end of the Oscars and has now been verified as the “Most Retweeted Tweet” on Twitter with over 3 million retweets as of the…

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Office Video at SPConf 2014

Video has been a popular topic at SPC 2014 in Las Vegas this week – both with the attendees that we’ve met at the event, and with Microsoft itself.

We’ve had so many companies stop by our booth to talk about their challenges with video and how they can successfully deploy it on SharePoint with Qumu at enterprise scale.

On Tuesday Microsoft announced Office Video, an integrated video portal and player for Office 365 using SharePoint as a data store and Azure Media Services for streaming.

Microsoft’s announcement is a…

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“What’s the difference between encoding and transcoding?” was one of the first questions I had when I started working with video.

I had always used them interchangeably and after a quick internet search I was surprised that I did not find a clear answer.

While encoding and transcoding both represent ways of converting files between formats, there is a distinct difference:

Encoding, by definition, takes analog source content and converts it to a digital format. For example – converting a video on a VHS tape to an mpeg file or a video DVD.

Transcoding takes an existing…

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