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Joe McGarvey
New year. New urgency. The writing has been on the wall for several years. But now, entering 2018, it’s a bit bolder — and possibly in all caps. Broadcasters, content distributors and other organizations that inhabit the media and entertainment ecosystem ...
Glenn LeBrun, VP – Product and Strategic Marketing
In the past few years, many of us – on a daily basis – consume a mixture of lean-back and lean-forward video, an assortment of linear and streaming, and online and OTT.  This is significantly influencing the traditional broadcast business that many of us ...
David Heppe, Commercial General Manager, Targeted Delivery
Smitten with the freedom of OTT and the increasing ability to essentially be their own programmers, viewers are cutting the cord on traditional TV services. This has emerged as an opportunity. Because not only do national advertisers want to reach people ...
Joe McGarvey, Director of Marketing
If you’re looking for a discussion on industry consolidation, you’ve come to the wrong place. True, media and entertainment companies are merging and mating at a quickening pace, as this online article from the summer of 2017 attests. But the shrinkage we ...
Joe McGarvey, Director of Marketing
“Broadcasters, content providers and distributors, I come not to bury SDI, but to praise it.” Unfortunately, the technology transition from SDI to IP has for the most part played out like a Shakespearean drama, with IP being cast as the villain. Over the ...
Joe McGarvey, Director of Marketing
Never underestimate the power of Big Data. Its might can be witnessed in nearly every industry and professional endeavor on the planet. Just this April, academics unleased the power of analytics to identify William Shakespeare as the author of a 400-yea ...
Glenn LeBrun
So much content, so many screens, so little time.  That’s how my world feels anymore, and I imagine many of you can relate.  This new world we are in is a decade old at best, with TV Everywhere just hitting its stride. As consumers, many of us still haven ...
Glenn LeBrun
When did your Chief Financial Officer last review your Disaster Recovery (DR) plan?  Has your CEO seen it recently?  When did you last update your DR plan?  Do you feel confident that it will protect you and your media business, and that you have done all ...
Joe McGarvey, Director of Marketing
Is live television on its way to being an artifact of the past? Video aggregators and distributors rolling out cloud-based services, such as Cloud DVR (cDVR), Catch-up TV or Restart TV, which allow subscribers to re-launch live programming minutes or even ...
Charlie Vogt, CEO, Imagine Communications
It was nearly impossible to take in the atmosphere at IBC2016 and not recognize that the industry has turned a corner. The now-indisputable destination of broadcasters, content owners and distributors is the gradual transition of all operations to an IP-b ...