HITS Connections

NAB Show New York 2018: Microsoft Azure, NAGRA, ThinkAnalytics Tout Latest Products, Strategies, Trends

NEW YORK — Microsoft Azure, NAGRA Kudelski and ThinkAnalytics were among the many members of the Media & Entertainment Services Alliance (MESA) that showcased their latest produc... More

NAB Show New York: Avid, AWS Elemental, Caringo Tout Latest Products, Strategies

NEW YORK — Avid, Amazon Web Services (AWS) Elemental and Caringo were among the many members of the Media & Entertainment Services Alliance (MESA) that are showcasing their lates... More

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 solut... 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, acco... 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

M&E Journal: Accelerating and Automating Workflows for Modern Media Production

By Richard Heitmann, VP of Marketing, Aspera, an IBM company - Today’s media companies need to create more video content than ever — and in a growing number of formats, reso... More

HITS Fall: Ooyala’s Sakata Stresses Importance of Supply Chain Metadata

LOS ANGELES — Glen Sakata knows metadata — and making sure it’s done right — can be intimidating to some. But it doesn’t have to be. “When you look at it from the en... More

HITS Fall: Box CEO Touts Industry’s Digital Transformation

LOS ANGELES — The media and entertainment industry continues to undergo a digital transformation, according to Box CEO Aaron Levie, with more cloud-based tool, integrated workflo... More

HITS Fall: Pepperdine’s Ludovisi Offers Fan Engagement Ideas

LOS ANGELES — Claudio Ludovisi, assistant dean and head of strategic innovation, marketing and alumni relations at Pepperdine University’s Graziadio School of Business and Mana... More

HITS Fall: Google Cloud, Mediamorph, Expert System to Offer Supply Chain Perspectives

Supply chain experts from Google Cloud, Mediamorph and Expert System are set to offer their takes on the latest trends media and entertainment companies need to watch for, Oct. 4 a... More

HITS Fall: Four CEOs to Highlight Blockchain, Machine Learning

CEOs from Mavatar, OTOY, Eluvio and Videocites will give attendees of the Oct. 4 Hollywood Innovation & Technology Summit (HITS) Fall event in Los Angeles new insights into how... 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

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

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

MESA Members to Be Out in Force at NAB Show New York

Several members of the Media & Entertainment Services Alliance (MESA) are planning to exhibit at NAB Show New York, Oct. 17-18 at the Jacob Javits Convention Center. More than ... More

Tech Companies Tout Netflix Post Inclusion

For Van Bedient, senior strategic development manager for Adobe, the inclusion of his company’s products in Netflix’s new Post Technology Alliance (PTA) is “a mark of quality... More

Cognizant to Buy Advanced Technology Group

The latest company Cognizant is acquiring this year is Overland Park, Kansas-based Advanced Technology Group (ATG), a privately-held provider of customer and revenue management con... More

IBC 2018: Show Closes with Awards for Innovation, Design

The IBC 2018 International Honor for Excellence was presented to Joan Ganz Cooney, co-founder of Sesame Street. The audience heard that the award was not just for 50 years of inspi... More

MicroStrategy Exec: Company to Mount Major Promotional Push for Version 11

MicroStrategy will back the release of the latest version of its MicroStrategy suite of software with a major marketing blitz, according to company CFO and COO Phong Le. The com... More

Microsoft Touts Benefits of Serverless Computing

Serverless computing provides many benefits for enterprise users, including the removal of distractions around technology issues, according to John Clark, cross-domain solution arc... More