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M&E Journal: Building a Digital Highway

By Mary Yurkovic, Director, Smart Content Council, MESA - The pace for digital transformation has escalated to the point that if your company hasn’t started, you’ll be left ... More

Media Excellence Awards Submissions Due Nov. 1

Submissions for the 12th annual Media Excellence Awards (MEA) are being accepted now through Nov. 1. Members of the Media & Entertainment Services Alliance (MESA) — which ... More

BTI Studios, IYUNO Media Group Announce Merger

Media localization providers IYUNO Media Group and BTI Studios have merged, creating one of the largest language localization companies in the world, with 40 facilities across the ... More

M&E Journal: Operationalize Your Smart Content

By Matt Turner, CSO Media and Manufacturing, MarkLogic Corporation - Data is more important than ever for media companies. It’s behind creating great experiences for customers... More

IAB: Adopting VAST 4.2 Should Be a Priority for Advertisers, Broadcasters

Adoption of the updated Video Ad Serving Template (VAST), VAST 4.2, is important for advertisers and broadcasters and it should be prioritized on their roadmaps, according to indus... More

M&E Journal: How Store-Level Compliance Data Helps Your Business

By Jim Delli Santi, VP Marketing, and Pranav Joshi, Director, Strategic Data Solutions, Spherex - As global OTT revenue doubles over the next five years, (now estimated by Digit... More

M&E Journal: Want to Strengthen Audience Loyalty and Engagement? There’s Data for That

By Morgan Fiumi, Chief Innovation Officer, Deluxe Entertainment Services Group - Competition for consumer viewership is at an all-time high. With a myriad of content easily avai... More

M&E Journal: Hail Hybrid! Welcome to Version 2.0 of the Recommendation Engine

By Matt Kollmorgen, VP Digital Strategy, Global Media Practice Lead, SoftServe - Media companies focused on creating digital viewing experiences are standing at a fork in the ro... More

LiveTiles: Bots Should Reduce the Workload, Not Displace It

AI is a relatively recent workplace introduction, and finding practical insights on how to implement it into your company is hard to come by. For Dennis Helms, innovation and ex... More

RSG Media: M&E Can Pioneer a New Era of Disruption

The first supercomputers came around in the 1950s, with the purpose of forecasting the weather. A decade later, supercomputers we’re being used for the first of nearly 60 mission... More

MarkLogic: Operationalize Your Data to Get the Most Out of Your Smart Content

Data is quickly becoming a critical asset for entertainment and media companies, but some obstacles stand in the way of smart content leveraging all the data around your content, a... More

M&E Journal: Using Automation to Meet Consumer Content Demands

By Mel Jensen, CMO, GrayMeta - With increased ease of access to multiple content sources and platforms, consumers are now empowered to choose what, how and when they want their ... More

ThinkAnalytics: Metadata is Currency in the ‘New Hollywood’

Media and entertainment companies know it’s a competitive world out there today, but on July 25, Gabriel Berger, CEO of personalized recommendations specialist ThinkAnalytics, of... More

MicroStrategy CFO: Company Saw Strong Demand for its HyperIntelligence in Q2

MicroStrategy saw promising signs for its HyperIntelligence advanced “zero-click” analytics in the second quarter (ended June 30), according to Phong Le, the company’s CFO an... More

Expert System Adds MovieLabs Creative Works Ontology to AI Platform

Artificial intelligence firm Expert System has a new feature to its Cogito AI platform, one powered by the Creative Works Ontology developed by MovieLabs, the nonprofit research an... More

M&E Journal: 5 Digital Transformation Principles for Media and Entertainment

By Hassan Alzein, Chief Technologist, Technology Media and Telecom Industry, DXC Technology - M&E companies have a choice: They can embrace the digital revolution, analyze the p... More

M&E Journal: D2C ASAP … Not So Fast

By Rob Gardos, CEO, Mediamorph - In 2018, Deloitte’s Digital Media Trends Survey reported that, for the first time, more than half (69 percent) of U.S. households were subscri... More

ThinkAnalytics Celebrates Active User Milestone

Content discovery specialists ThinkAnalytics is celebrating a milestone this month: its cloud-based personalized discovery platform is now scaling more than 100 million monthly act... More

FilmTrack Delivers Wavelength Content Exchange Platform for New York’s WNET

Contract, rights, and royalties management solution specialists FilmTrack is celebrating a new endeavor with WNET, a flagship PBS station in New York, with FilmTrack developing a c... More

AI, Content Protection, Metadata: M&E Day Returns to NYC July 25

Employing artificial intelligence and machine learning. Managing major productions in the cloud. Constant content protection and cybersecurity challenges. The effective use of meta... More