All posts by Jeff Berman

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 Co... 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 imple... 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... 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 ... 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 or... More

HITS Fall: Cloud-Based MAMs Enable Live Coverage of the Future, AWS Says

Despite the many changes we’ve seen in the pipeline and screens that audiences use to watch video content, live events will always be core to the viewing experience. And cloud... More

HITS Fall: Azure, Threshold Execs Look to Cloud’s Production Advantages

Creating cloud-based workflows for new media content provides enormous advantages for film and TV production companies, according to Microsoft Azure and Threshold Entertainment exe... More

Sony, TV Execs: Expect More Bundling, More OTT, More Personalization

We can expect to see only more bundling of TV networks and video services, more over-the-top (OTT) streaming services and more personalization for the foreseeable future as the TV ... More

Gracenote, TiVo Execs: Smart Speakers, AI Present Opportunities for Music Industry

NEW YORK – The growing popularity of smart speakers and the evolution of artificial intelligence (AI) and voice-powered systems in the home and car are changing the way artists c... More

Gracenote Unveils New Collaboration Platform to Help Content Creators

Gracenote introduced Studio System Projects, a new enterprise-level collaboration platform that it said Oct. 3 was designed to help Hollywood studios, TV networks and other content... More

AWS Introduces High Memory Instances for Amazon EC2 (HITS)

To meet the rapidly expanding data needs of its customers, Amazon Web Services (AWS) made available new High Memory instances for its Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud (Amazon EC2), off... More

Caringo Lists Benefits of Migrating Data to Object Storage (HITS)

There are various benefits involved in an organization migrating its data to object storage from network-attached storage (NAS) and storage area network (SAN) systems, as well as t... More

TiVo Exec: Company’s Out to Tap into Growing Cord-Cutting Market with New Bolt OTA

TiVo is looking to take advantage of the growing market for over-the-air (OTA) digital video recorders (DVRs) with its new Bolt OTA for antenna, a 4K Ultra High Definition (UHD) an... More

‘Disrupting Perfectionism’ Theme for SoCal Women’s Leadership Group Annual Meeting

The concept of “Disrupting Perfectionism” will be taken up by a consortium of Hollywood’s leading women’s groups at the Oct. 4 SoCal Women’s Leadership Group annual meeti... More

DXC Technology Keeps on Acquiring with System Partners Purchase

The latest company that DXC Technology plans to acquire is System Partners, a Sydney-based Salesforce Platinum partner, in a deal that DXC said Sept. 26 “builds on DXC’s digita... More

Microsoft: Cybersecurity the ‘Central Challenge of the Digital Age’

Microsoft used this year’s Ignite conference to stress the need for increased IT security and introduced various new security products and programs, including Microsoft Authentic... More

Caringo Lists Benefits of Migrating Data to Object Storage

There are various benefits involved in an organization migrating its data to object storage from network-attached storage (NAS) and storage area network (SAN) systems, as well as t... More

Expanded AWS, Salesforce Partnership to Simplify Secure Data Sharing

Amazon Web Services (AWS) and Salesforce expanded their partnership through new product integrations they said Sept. 25 will “dramatically simplify” how their customers can sec... More

Adobe, Microsoft, SAP Unveil Open Data Initiative

Adobe, Microsoft and SAP teamed up to introduce an initiative they said was designed to enable their customers to derive more value from their data. The Open Data Initiative, un... More