Daily Archives: August 28, 2009

Mashed-up media: the transmogrification of content

Posted byPaul Quigley on August 28, 2009 Once upon a time it was all so simple. Wasn’t it? Content was just, well, content. The guts of documents, files…

The rise and rise of rich media

Robert Bredlau of e-Spirit looks at how forward-thinking CMS vendors are empowering enterprises into the world of video. Video content has revolutionised the web. It would take over…

Browser Wars II: Hero fiddles as Chrome burns?

To those of a certain age, it hardly seems five minutes ago that Jim Barksdale of Netscape Communications was waxing lyrical, like some web evangelist, on the merits of the…

Thinking outside of the trough

Following on from our last edition where we featured digital assets, the notion of ‘toxic’ financial assets has been all over the mainstream media, highlighting the relative value…

Search and destroy: Cuil, calm and collected?

Insurgent search engine newbie Cuil (www.cuil.com) is making a big splash in the SEO world. In the short time since the former Googlers left the fold to start…

Document management: from paperless office to parliamentary privilege

So is it totally unreasonable to expect the world to move from a paperless office situation to a paperless world scenario? No more books, libraries, just banks upon banks of…

Review: Sony HXR-MC1 1-CMOS AVCHD POV Camcorder

Review: Sony HXR-MC1 1-CMOS AVCHD POV Camcorder

The HXR-MC1 is a “camera on a rope”. Sony’s HXR-MC1 ($2800, street price) is a “POV” camcorder, an HD single-chip CMOS…

You've been framed: ID fraud threatens branding, bottom line and business ethics

You’ve been framed: ID fraud threatens branding, bottom line and business ethicsPaul Quigley,Editorial Director The news this week that insurance giant Aviva had been defrauded by corrupt…

CameraMania!

CameraMania!

Banking, real estate and the stock market: all three are prone to “irrational exuberance.” As it turns out, the production community is not immune either, witnessed by the…

The Rise of Field Monitors

The Rise of Field Monitors

I’ve recently spent a lot of time evaluating our production processes looking for ways to improve efficiency. There were two motivating factors. First, we’ve pretty much…

ScopeBox Software with the Reflecmedia LED Green Screen System

ScopeBox Software with the Reflecmedia LED Green Screen System

I’ve been testing the Reflecmedia LED LiteRing system for about a month now, and it wasn’t until I paired it with the ScopeBox software scope that…

So you think you're doing ECM?

The majority of ECM deployments are little more than point solutions that deliver limited corporate benefit. Despite huge investment in ECM technologies such as document management and web content management…

A few Gotchas with OS X 10.6 Snow Leopard

A few Gotchas with OS X 10.6 Snow Leopard

OK, a quickie: Snow Leopard is speedy according to the reviews I’m reading, but of particular note for us – (Suspense! More after the jump) 1.) QuickTime has…

How do I read this DAM documentation?

Do you read instructions? How about volumes of instructions? Welcome to the 21st century solution to have up-to-date instructions, workflows and manuals to find just what you care…

Critics Season 1 – Webisode 2

In Round 2, hosts Steve Weiss and Philip Bloom come together in an open critique environment to discuss the filmmaking style of 4 new videos. Both agree, Matthew Brown&#8217…