Jonathan Bridges, CIO, Exponential-e
Your digital capability is the great enabler for your strategic success. SaaS has many benefits: to future-proof your services and develop new consumption-based business models. As we embrace SaaS, we need the technology stack that underpins these services and integrates with all systems, from your data and users at the edge to your storage and network using the cloud. In this presentation we explore best practices and a customer case study, explaining steps that you take to make technology a business enabler in Media and Broadcast.
Chair – Rob Ambrose, Managing Consultant, High Green Media
- Mike Ward, Marketing Director, Singular.Live
- Chris Clarke, CEO, Cerberus
- Alan Pimm, Co-founder/Director, MediaSaaS
- Jonathan Bridges, CIO, Exponential-e
An expert panel of IABM member vendors debate questions such as ‘What is a real SaaS Solution?’ and ‘How do you get a real SaaS model?’.
With Industry 4.0 in full swing, changing market dynamics driven by the digital revolution are fundamentally rewriting the business operations for broadcast and media organisations, affecting their technology choices and working practices forever.
How Blackwater Digital Services uses Media Shuttle to power transatlantic client workflows
A few years ago, when Nathan Ross decided to start his own post-production company, the most valuable thing he had was insight. After graduating film school in Australia, he’d spent ten years working for production and distribution companies in L.A., during one of the most disruptive decades the industry has seen.
By Megan Cater, Senior Manager of Digital Content at Signiant As data-intensive industries like Media & Entertainment continue to adopt cloud solutions, the simplicity and scalability of well-designed, cloud-native SaaS (Software-as-a-Service) has proven to be a major driver. However, in order to provide the full benefits of SaaS, vendors must be fully committed to the services, not just the software. SaaS connects vendors and customers in a long-term relationship that begins with onboarding, thrives through superb customer support and DevOps, and grows with ongoing product improvements rooted in feedback from customers. Entering into a partnership with a SaaS vendor that has a high-level commitment to services can provide enormous advantages to customers. Since the software vendor is responsible for operation of the cloud environment, it removes the burden of procuring, managing and maintaining on-premises infrastructure, while automatically providing the latest product releases without impacting customizations. Well-executed services also improve the usability of products over time, because they allow vendors the opportunity to get invaluable feedback from customers on an ongoing basis. That feedback comes directly from customers as well as from visibility into product usage that is often missing in traditional on-premises software. A powerful network effect is created where...
We are in an era of data inundation. According to a report by IDC, by 2020 there will be as many digital bits in existence on the Internet and in storage devices as there are known stars in the universe.
This article discusses the technical reasons behind this challenge, explores the pros and cons of data transfer options provided by cloud vendors, and introduces Signiant Flight, the fastest and most flexible way to move data to and from cloud services.