HITS Exclusives

Google Exec: Companies Must ‘Reimagine Work’ to Remain Competitive

Technology is changing rapidly now and companies must “reimagine work” within their organizations to remain competitive and thrive, according to Prabhahakar Raghavan, VP of app... More

M&E Day Keynotes to Address Power of Blockchain, Social Media

The keynote addresses have been set for the July 24 Media & Entertainment Day at the Microsoft Conference Center in New York, an event that covers three programs (Smart Content, Co... More

Smart Consumer Experience Strategies Driving Service Provider CPE Requirements

By Mercedes Pastor, President of Global Customer Premises Equipment, Technicolor Connected Home - As consumers seek new ways to access media and entertainment experiences, net... More

Western Digital CFO: Data is the New Currency

Big data and fast data in the cloud, as well as mobile and Internet of Things (IoT) growth, are among the largest demand drivers for Western Digital (WD), according to Western Digi... More

Cisco Exec: Company Optimistic About Cloud Business Opportunities

Cisco continues to be bullish about its cloud business and is even seeing new opportunities for growth within the sector in areas that include cloud containers, according to Kip Co... More

Casting Networks Co-CEOs Talk Unique Set of Talent Solutions

There’s more original content being made today than ever before, and along with all these new productions come new challenges in casting. That’s where Los Angeles-based Cast... More

HITS Spring: Avid Architect Examines Evolution of Collaborative Tools

The evolution of collaborative editing tools has been swift in recent years, with workflows heading to the cloud, and the growing need for remote access, better search capabilities... More

HITS Spring: M&E Companies Can Significantly Benefit from Machine Learning

Media and entertainment companies stand to benefit tremendously from the use of machine learning (ML), as well as artificial intelligence (AI) and deep learning, but not all ML and... More

HITS Spring: Ooyala Founder Says Connected Supply Chains Help M&E ‘Survive and Thrive’

A connected supply chain can significantly help media & entertainment (M&E) companies overcome increasing challenges that include the need to implement new technologies while budge... More

HITS Spring: Entertainment Partners Stresses Multi-Pronged Approach to Data Security

It’s important for media and entertainment companies to take a multi-pronged approach to data security, according to Martin Mazor, chief information security officer (CISO) at En... More

HITS Spring WiTH Leadership Award Winners Focus on Equality

UNIVERSAL CITY, Calif. — Honoring the work they’ve done in the advancement of women in entertainment technology, Women in Technology: Hollywood (WiTH) May 17 handed out its sec... More

Piracy, Cybersecurity Efforts Highlighted at HITS Spring

The annual HITS Spring: The Hollywood Innovation & Technology Summit returns to Los Angeles on May 17, and an afternoon pair of breakout sessions will look at the latest in cyberse... More

HITS Spring Sees Metadata, Personalization Advances Discussed

The annual HITS Spring: The Hollywood Innovation & Technology Summit returns to Los Angeles on May 17 with a series of hyper-focused sessions on metadata and personalization effort... More

HITS Spring WiTH Keynoter to Talk ‘Solving for Happy’

When the annual HITS Spring: The Hollywood Innovation & Technology Summit returns to Los Angeles on May 17, Mo Gawdat, founder of the One Billion Happy initiative and former ch... More

Trusted Partner Network Heads Share Details

The end goal of the Trusted Partner Network (TPN) — the industrywide content security initiative launched by the Motion Picture Association of America (MPAA) and the Content Deli... More

HITS Spring: WiTH to Honor Hollywood Tech Leaders

During the May 17 HITS Spring: The Hollywood Innovation & Technology Summit in Los Angeles, Women in Technology: Hollywood (WiTH) will honor the winners of its second annual Leader... More

IBM Exec: Quantum Computing to Help AI Grow

NEW YORK – The significant progress that’s been seen in artificial intelligence (AI) over the past few years has been largely enabled by modern advancements in computing -- and... More

HITS Spring: A Hollywood Case Study on Strategic Sourcing

At the annual HITS Spring: The Hollywood Innovation & Technology Summit in Los Angeles on May 17, several entertainment execs will take a closer look at how strategic sourcing is i... More

HITS Spring Keynoter to Share Design Thinking Approaches

When the annual HITS Spring: The Hollywood Innovation & Technology Summit returns to Los Angeles on May 17, Hollywood A-list creative-futurist and designer, Jeff Julian (“Doctor ... More

WiTH Announces 2018 Leadership Awards Winners

Women in Technology: Hollywood (WiTH), an organization that serves as a catalyst for the advancement of women in entertainment technology, has announced the winners of its 2nd Annu... More