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Paul joined Qumu in 2015, bringing 20 years of experience in senior sales positions, primarily within the software industry, including VP EMEA at a UK-based Risk Management startup and enterprise sales at Oracle and Stellent.

Encoding And Transcoding In Enterprise Video

Are you managing enterprise video across a variety of platforms? If so, you’ll need to consider a number of options as you prepare media for company-wide and possibly global distribution. But before you do, it’s important to understand the difference between two key video concepts: encoding and transcoding. In a nutshell, the process of encoding involves taking raw, original and uncompressed source content and converting it to a compressed digital format. Often used in the context of encoders—which can be software or hardware based—encoding takes a live video source and converts it to a file, so it may be live streamed or archived in a digital format. A simple example of this would be taking a live camera feed from your onsite broadcast studio and encoding it to an Apple HLS live video for...

How Can Social Business Platforms Leverage Enterprise Video?

We’ve all witnessed the explosion of video on the consumer side of social media, underscored a few weeks ago by LinkedIn adding the ability to create video posts. Additionally, as Global 2000 companies are quickly realising, the same explosive growth of video is happening right now at the enterprise level, as they deploy social business applications like Yammer, Jive, Connections and SharePoint and the use of social business video skyrockets. In fact, McKinsey & Company recently ranked video sharing among the top three fastest-growing Enterprise 2.0 technologies, along with blogs and enterprise social networks. Of course, this growth has enterprise technology leaders—particularly in IT departments—both excited and concerned. Right now, they’re asking themselves how they can encourage e...