Five by five: why and how to make your business more social

There is a groundswell in enterprises around the world towards Social Business and Digital Workplace initiatives. There are two important questions about this major shift in business priority: Why invest in making our business more social? How do I make...


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Boosting Productivity: The Value of Video Search

How much time would you say you spend looking for answers at work? By its definition, research is a part of a knowledge worker’s job. From software engineers to scientists, accountants to advertisers, seeking information about clients, projects and...


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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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Meerkat has arrived. What the latest hot video app means for your business

By now you’ve probably heard of Meerkat, even if you’re not entirely sure what it is. A live-streaming video app built on top of Twitter, Meerkat is all the rage at SXSW, where it’s being used in a lot of cool ways to live broadcast unpolished and...


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Why your business should care that Facebook users watch 3 billion videos per day

A few months ago, I wrote about how Mark Zuckerberg predicted that in five years, Facebook would be “mostly video.” It looks like Mr. Zuckerberg’s prediction is already coming true though. In their Q4 earnings report, Facebook stated that Facebook...


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The Buffalo Bills defeat seven feet of snow – and the NY Jets – with video

In a once-in-a-lifetime storm, parts of Buffalo, New York received seven feet of snow on November 20-21, 2014, shutting down parts of the city - including the Buffalo Bills. The NFL football team was unable to practice and even unable to play their Nov 23...


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In Five Years Your Facebook Will Be Video-Centric, So Will Your Workplace

“In five years, most of (Facebook) will be video,” CEO Mark Zuckerberg said during the company’s first community town hall. Mr. Zuckerberg was responding to a question about how Facebook deals with the increasing number of photos and videos on the...


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Streaming video gives viewers a backstage pass to New York Fashion Week

There are thousands of runway shows going on this week in New York. Most of them are being recorded on video. One enterprising company is bringing all of those videos together to give fashionistas around the world the chance to get an up-close and...


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Five things this video editor learned on her first day on the job

Jamie Pent spent much of her first day of work flying from Washington DC to Ethiopia. Within 48 hours she had produced this video, a touching, heartwarming story about a young girl whose last wish was to provide water to underprivileged people in Africa. ...


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Video dial tone for the digital workplace

At Qumu, we’re interested in providing organizations with a “video dial tone” – the ability to create, manage, and deliver high quality, business critical video to an organization’s employees, partners, and customers in a seamless manner....


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