Workflow, Storage & Archive

Exploring Workflow, Storage & Archive in M&E: IT and production perspectives

Insights for creative and technical professionals to figure out works best for your workflow and storage needs
Written by  |  October 27, 2015
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Exploring Workflow, Storage & Archive in M&E: Different scales, same tools

An interview with Signiant’s Rick Clarkson about finding the “right size” for a company or organization
Written by  |  October 16, 2015

At IBC, one of the things that caught my eye was around how prevalent things like “workflow” and “ecosystem” were on the exhibit floor. Such logistics have always been part of the conversation at shows like NAB and IBC, but seeing how prominent they are becoming is a new development.


Examining technology's impact on content management in media and entertainment

If you’re a M&E professional, you don’t want to miss the upcoming one-day event in Hollywood
Written by  |  October 2, 2015

It’s no secret that technology has changed the way media & entertainment professionals operate across the board. Whether it’s big picture concepts like the walls between production and post coming down, or specific evolutions like the transition from SD to HD and now 4K, you don’t have to look long or hard to see the kind of impact technology has had on the industry.


Imagine Communications Steps Away from the Constraints of Proprietary Hardware

An interview with Huw Dymond and Jeff Snyder of Imagine Communications
Written by  |  June 11, 2015
At NAB, Imagine Communications rolled out news and announcements that covered a wide range of products and technologies. From the news about their
Ever since folding DAM Coalition into PVC, we’ve been exploring what terms like digital asset management, media asset management and metadata mean to media & entertainment professionals....
One thing that comes up over and over as we explore workflow, archive and storage is how misunderstandings around these topics can impact the way people work as well as their bottom line. Figuring out what info is needed to discover the best solutions is critical, but it can be a difficult process. As the old saying...

Exploring Workflow, Storage & Archive in M&E – Bridging the Gap Between Security and Usability

An interview with digital security expert Ian Hamilton, CTO of Signiant
Written by  |  May 13, 2015

More than a few experts labeled 2014 as the “year of the breach”, and a list of all the companies that experienced security issues last year would be an entire article itself. Massive organizations are the ones that get the headlines when they experience a security issue, but companies that are infinitely smaller are just as vulnerable to breaches, if not moreso.


Exploring Workflow, Storage & Archive in M&E: Changing Scales and Perspectives

An interview with Creative Storage Conference organizer Tom Coughlin about developments that are affecting independents and studios
Written by  |  May 1, 2015

With the relaunch of ProVideo Coalition this year, we rolled DAM Coalition into a channel on PVC that focuses on workflow, storage and archive in media and entertainment. It was an opportunity to create relevant content for regular readers of PVC while also highlighting some of the more technically minded professionals from different areas of media & entertainment for the benefit of our current and expanded audience.


Simian Taps Akamai to Deliver Creative Media Management Solutions

Akamai Media Delivery Solutions form global foundation for Simian cloud-based media workflow and asset management platform
Written by  |  April 15, 2015
Akamai Technologies, Inc. (AKAM), the global leader in Content Delivery Network (CDN) services, today announced that Simian is using Akamai's Media Delivery Solutions to support its industry-leading creative workflow and evolutionary media management platform. With Akamai's services, Simian’s worldwide base of advertising and marketing...

Exploring Workflow, Storage & Archive in M&E– Getting Business Users Involved

Michelle Munson, CEO of Aspera, talks to us about how and why business users have become a part of this process
Written by  |  April 6, 2015

As I’ve been exploring what it means to effectively utilize workflow, storage and archive in our industry, I’ve seen these concepts go far deeper than I initially imagined. A workflow for a small post house might be very similar to what a workflow for a major studio looks like in principle, but in practice those workflows come together and function in a very different way. Similarly, having a storage capacity of 30TB might be more than some content creators need, while others are getting into exabyte levels and finding that’s still not enough.

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