HITS Fall: Blockchain Can Help Production Workflow, But Challenges Remain, DXC Director Says

Blockchain stands to help content production workflow, but there continue to be some challenges around the technology, so each organization must determine if it’s the right solution for it, according to Steve Wong, director of innovation and development at DXC Technology. ... More

Videocites: Tracking Videos, Wherever They Go

Video-based search is a powerful novel technology that enables a new set of tools for superior video discovery and management. That’s where Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) firm Videocites sees the future of content discovery, with its AI- and video-based search solutions geared... More

HITS Fall: M&E Companies Must Make ‘Bold’ Moves Now to Succeed in the Future, Cognizant Exec Says

Media and entertainment (M&E) companies need to make “bold” moves today to better compete, drive growth and succeed in the future, according to Robert Brown, associate VP at Cognizant’s Center for the Future of Work. As the M&E industry reaches the end of the first phase... More

HITS Fall: Enhancing User Experience, Metadata Crucial in ‘Engagement Economy,’ ThinkAnalytics Says

Enhancing the video user experience, enhancing metadata and creating real-time campaigns have become increasingly important strategies for video platforms across the board to implement, according to ThinkAnalytics CEO Gabriel Berger. The battle for customer engagement is sophi... More

HITS Fall: Technologist Turner’s Reasons Why Post in the Cloud Works

The media and entertainment industry has already embraced the cloud when it comes to content creation, management and distribution. But for several reasons, the use of cloud technologies for post-production and VFX work seems to be lagging behind, according to entertainment techn... More

HITS Fall: LiveTiles Shares Intelligent Workplace Ideas

If you’re going to bring artificial intelligence into your business — in order to make it a more intelligent workplace — you need to ask yourself a few simple questions, according to Daniel Goss, VP of innovation and experience for LiveTiles. “How it can bring producti... More

HITS Fall: M&E Companies Should Modernize Their Capabilities Using AI, Advanced Analytics, MicroStrategy Says

Media and entertainment companies stand to benefit from modernizing their capabilities through advanced and predictive analytics, artificial intelligence (AI), machine learning (ML), natural language generation (NLG) technology and deep learning (DL), according to Rick Pechter, V... More

Trusted Partner Network to Launch App & Cloud Initiative in 2019

The Trusted Partner Network (TPN), an industry security consortium of 28 media and entertainment companies represented by the MPAA and CDSA, has announced the 2019 launch of its new Application & Cloud Security Initiative, which will work with technology vendors and their cus... More

HITS Fall: Azure, G2 Immersive Studios Execs Tout Benefits of Moving to the Cloud

The ability of cloud-based archiving to make it easier to find and access an organization’s content, and also safely back up all that data, is among the many benefits of studios transitioning to the cloud, according to executives from Microsoft Azure, production, post productio... More

PwC Privacy Experts: Organizations Need to Deploy Strategic Data Framework Companywide

As the amount of data that organizations create, collect and use continues to grow, that increased data incurs more risk for them, according to privacy experts at PwC, who urged organizations to deploy a strategic data framework throughout their companies. Along with all that ... More