Across the industry and around the world, broadcasters and media companies are experiencing a transformational period of both disruption and opportunity as they embark on a technology migration to IP.

At Imagine Communications, we believe that open professional standards are essential if media companies are to take full advantage of the move to IP. We are an active participant in SMPTE, playing a big part in defining ST 2022, ST 2059 and ST 2110, and are one of the founders of the Alliance for IP Media Solutions (AIMS) promoting the cross-industry adoption of these standards.

With the introduction of Imagine Advisory Services (IAS), we now offer a professional mentoring and consulting service – from pre-planning to post-launch – for broadcast and media customers undertaking technology migration projects. Our team will engage with your staff to review current broadcast operations, provide infrastructure health checks, recommend extended care opportunities, and reveal a path forward that works for your business.

Bringing our extensive media industry experience and R&D expertise to bear, we can help you identify ways to lower TCO, increase revenue, and deploy more efficient workflows and business practices.

 

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A Comprehensive, Customizable Service

IAS offers a uniquely flexible and scalable matrix of offerings easily tailored to meet your needs at any given phase of your project or technology migration. Choose from these services and programs:

Health Check

An evaluation of existing infrastructure, identifying hidden risks and delivering recommendations on how best to provide continuing support for mission-critical components — Imagine experts can assist with migration planning, helping refine plans for a software-based infrastructure transition. Health Checks provide a perfect basis for the planning steps that follow.

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IP Training & Education

A series of interactive briefings tailored to your company’s specific needs, providing high-level sessions for management or decision-makers, and deeper dive technology sessions for operational and engineering staff. The objective is to offer sufficient training, enabling you to confidently make decisions about your technology migration project.

Change Management

An integral part of the IAS approach, helping you discern what the right solution will be for your company culture, in addition to helping you choose the best technical solution for your business needs. Meetings and briefings are typically held at your facility – this is an integrated Guide and Advice approach focused on your employees, helping them adjust and adapt to new processes and the latest technologies implemented as part of your migration project.

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Business Case Modeling

Business case assessments centered on technology infrastructure and operational organization, assisting you in developing a viable company blueprint on your path towards the publication of an RFP

Design

A bundle of IAS services aimed at providing technical assessments and vendor-agnostic design recommendations to help in the preparation of an RFP publication

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Post-Launch Support

An in-facility assessment, similar to a Health Check, performed after a launch of a technology project, to validate or remediate installations and configurations

Your Path. Your Pace.

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  • Health Check

  • IP Training and Education

  • Change Management

  • Business Case Modeling

  • Design

  • Post-Launch Support