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Whip Media to Stress Importance of Consumer Insights at Smart Content Event

The explosion of direct-to-consumer offerings has also seen a major jump in media companies creating their own distribution platforms. And with that growth, data-driven decisions a... More

NASA JPL Discussion to Take Smart Content Summit Out of This World

It takes a lot to pull off live-streaming well for a major tech organization. Imagine how much work is involved when those live streams are coming from space. At the March 4 Sma... More

Tape Ark to Talk Cloud Migration at Smart Content Summit

For the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame, making its content accessible while also preserving it for future generations hasn’t been the easiest thing, considering how much video content ... More

M&E Journal: What Will 2020 Bring to Media and Entertainment?

By Mary Yurkovic, Director, Smart Content Council, MESA - Now that 2020 has arrived, it’s time to reflect: Has your organization met its expectations for the last decade? Was ... More

M&E Journal: Artfully Forecasting Intelligent Ratings With Artificial Intelligence

By Shiv Sehgal, Chief Product Officer, RSG Media - As we look to the future to TV advertising, one thing is certain: Broadcast networks have had a difficult time fighting the po... More

ShowStoppers Returns to Mobile World Congress Feb. 23

ShowStoppers — a regular press event featured at CES, the NAB Show, CE Week, IFA and more — returns to Mobile World Congress (MWC) in Barcelona for the 13th year on Feb. 23. ... More

MicroStrategy Expects HyperIntelligence Adoption to Keep Growing in 2020

MicroStrategy continued to see strong demand for its HyperIntelligence advanced “zero-click” analytics in the fourth quarter (ended Dec. 31) and expects adoption to continue ex... More

SAP Execs Eye AI Opportunities, Tout Cloud Strength in Q4

SAP executives Jan. 28 pointed to the growth opportunities they see in artificial intelligence, while touting the strength in the firm’s cloud business that provided it with a si... More

Veritone CFO: Company’s Seeing Increased Traction for Illuminate, Redact Applications

Veritone is seeing growing interest in its Illuminate and Redact applications, according to Veritone CFO Pete Collins. The company just started selling Illuminate in the second ... More

Gracenote to Tout OTT Guide Solutions at CES

At this year’s CES in Las Vegas, Nielsen-owned metadata and content recognition tech firm Gracenote will debut new OTT guide offerings, geared toward helping content providers of... More

Salesforce Touts Einstein Voice Skills, NYC Initiatives at World Tour Stop

NEW YORK — Salesforce spotlighted its new Einstein Voice Skills capabilities and multiple other components of the Salesforce Customer 360 customer relationship management (CRM) ... More

LiveTiles Aims to Secure Microsoft Teams

Intelligent workplace software firm LiveTiles has teamed up with security firm Nucleus Cyber to better protect Microsoft Teams, the communication and collaboration platform that of... More

Salesforce’s Benioff: ‘Intelligence Revolution’ is Changing Everything

Artificial intelligence (AI) is helping to drive a “customer revolution” across the globe in which a growing number of people are connected and engaged with intelligent technol... More

DXC CEO Eyes Opportunities from Recent Acquisitions, New Strategy

DXC Technology will be taking advantage of several opportunities from its recent acquisitions of Bluleader and Virtual Clarity, as well as a new focus that includes “pursuing str... More

Veritone Execs: aiWARE Enhancements Continue

Recent enhancements that Veritone made to its aiWARE artificial intelligence (AI) platforms stand to help the company take another leap forward after a strong third quarter (ended ... More

MicroStrategy Execs: HyperIntelligence Momentum Continued in Q3

MicroStrategy continued to see strong demand for its HyperIntelligence advanced “zero-click” analytics and MicroStrategy Cloud offerings in the third quarter (ended Sept. 30), ... More

MicroStrategy Study: Nearly All Real-Time Enterprise Decisions are Data-Deprived

Nearly 95% of companies say data and analytics is important to their digital transformation and business growth, but 60% of employees say it takes hours or even days to get the inf... More

NAB Show New York 2019: GrayMeta, Microsoft Azure, Sony, Wasabi Tout Latest Products, Services, Strategies

NEW YORK — GrayMeta, Microsoft Azure, Sony and Wasabi were among the Media & Entertainment Services Alliance (MESA) members that showcased their latest products, services and str... More

A Tip for Effectively Measuring Your Video Campaign

By James Maysonet, Head of Business Development, Videocites - The user activity on social media is increasing exponentially every day. There are around three billion estimated s... More

HITS Fall: Tech Can Only Take You So Far, Keynoter Says

LOS ANGELES — During her 16 years between Fox and ABC as a head of development, Cheryl Bayer helped develop popular shows like “Malcolm in the Middle,” “Sex in the City,”... More