Best Practices for Developing On-Demand and Live Corporate Video

As more organizations leverage on-demand video and live webcasting to connect with internal and external audiences, they must invest the necessary time to maximize the quality of the content. Failure to create videos that are compelling and engaging can have a negative impact on an organization’s ability to motivate and train the workforce. A poorly planned town hall or all-employee webcast can erode confidence in the CEO and limit the effectiveness of future executive communications.



The Final Four Ways Your Organization Should Start Using Video

In this webinar, MediaPlatform covers the four most common ways many leading organizations are using video to gain competitive advantage. Please watch to learn:

  • How to enhance CEO town halls with live and pre-recorded video, Q&A and chat
  • Ways to improve training for employees and partners through the use of live and archived video
  • Enabling employee generated content for better employee communications and collaboration
  • Creating marketing campaigns with online events and high quality video from a single platform with detailed viewer analytics and CRM integrations



Benefits of CEO Town Hall Webcasts & Best Practices for Running Them

Video webcasting allows you to hold inexpensive town halls on a regular basis without the logistical challenges and also provides several additional benefits. View this webinar recording to learn:

  • How town hall webcasts expand audience reach and let employees participate in real time
  • The benefits of regularly scheduled town halls for helping senior management become more accessible across the entire organization
  • How to leverage town hall recordings to ensure that those who were unable to attend can view on-demand
  • Examples of how several leading organizations are currently using CEO town hall webcasts



Making Video Communications Accessible Across the Global Enterprise

Leveraging an enterprise video platform with interactive transcripts, captions and translations provides an organization with a centralized and easily searchable library of content that can help power improvements in business processes. Make marketing videos more searchable and accessible by humans and search engines with captions and transcripts, and improve employee engagement with internal communications by providing video with localized translations to increase the lifetime value of your corporate media.



Using Video to Improve Corporate Communications

Video is becoming a more common channel that companies use to communicate — both internally with other employees and externally with customers and partners. As enterprises look at applications for video across marketing and corporate communications, selecting the right technology platform is an important decision.



Improving Corporate Training and Development with Webcasting

Video webcasting provides organizations with a customizable and interactive, web-based platform that can be implemented across all locations to improve training and development. With live or archived presentations viewable on desktop, tablet or smartphone, a webcasting solution is a cost-effective and easy to deploy technology that is rapidly becoming the knowledge management tool of choice at organizations such as Abbott Laboratories, ConocoPhillips, General Motors and Illumina.


Leveraging Video for Enterprise Communications

Video has proven to be an effective and cost-efficient tool for communications and training inside today’s global enterprise. With this growth in the creation of corporate video, intelligent content management is essential for maximizing returns on the investments made in on-demand assets and live webcasting.



Making Video Communications and Training Searchable and Accessible

Video has proven to be an effective and cost-efficient tool for communications and training inside today’s global enterprise. With this growth in the creation of corporate video, intelligent content management is essential for maximizing returns on the investments made in on-demand assets and live webcasting.



Harnessing the Power of Video to Improve Internal Communications

Many experts believe that almost every employee issue – performance, productivity, attendance, and turnover – can be improved with better internal communications. Organizations that communicate effectively report higher levels of employee engagement and morale than companies that fail to do so. But how can executives and managers communicate with a dispersed workforce, while at the same time providing the tools for a two way dialogue?



Revolutionizing Employee Engagement with Gamification and Video

Gamification engines and enterprise video platforms are two proven solutions for boosting employee engagement, and have been successfully deployed at companies including Box, Ericsson, Ford and Oracle. By enabling more compelling training and certification programs, powering easier knowledge sharing and transforming collaboration, gamification and video have become two important tools for companies seeking a competitive advantage.



Driving Engagement with Enterprise Social Networks Through Video

Research from IT analyst firm Gartner projects that by 2016, 50 percent of large organizations will have internal Facebook-like social networks, and that 30 percent of these will be considered as essential as email and telephones are today. However, the same report also predicts that 80 percent of social business efforts will not achieve the intended benefits.



Elevating Employee and Executive Communications with Video

An internal communications strategy that keeps employees informed, engaged and productive has proven to be a vital component for maximizing performance inside today’s enterprise. However, research shows that many corporate communication tools – email, newsletters and blogs – are becoming increasingly less effective.



Enterprise Video: On-Premises vs. Cloud

In this webinar, you’ll learn how enterprise IT organizations can make the right decisions about moving from on-premises video platforms to the cloud based solutions. Hear why on-premises vs. cloud is not only about security but also relates to functionality and total cost of ownership. Learn about security controls that will scale to hybrid and public clouds, how smartphones and tablets are driving the consumption of video within the enterprise and get a thorough understanding of the technical requirements for securing a cloud based infrastructure.



Improving Corporate Communications with Video

Organizations of all sizes are increasingly leveraging internal video to improve a variety of business processes and gain competitive advantage. Corporate communications, knowledge sharing and collaboration have been given a boost through the utilization of on-demand video and live webcasting inside the enterprise YouTube.



How to Get the Most Out of Enterprise Video

Video has become an integral part of the way individuals and businesses communicate and connect. It’s no simple task, however, to implement a secure and robust video solution in your enterprise and encourage adoption so that video can thrive throughout your business. This webinar details how you can manage, organize and securely distribute live and on-demand video to every employee throughout your organization.



What’s Next for the Enterprise YouTube?

MediaPlatform is the leading enterprise YouTube enabling on-demand streaming and live rich media webcasting for corporate communications, training, collaboration and knowledge sharing at Adobe, Ericsson, Facebook, General Motors and many other organizations. MediaPlatform provides companies with the tools to deliver streaming content to internal or external viewers anywhere on any device, regardless of location or content distribution technology.



Enhancing SharePoint with Enterprise Communications Solutions

Microsoft market research indicates that one in every five knowledge workers now has access to Microsoft SharePoint. Despite this popularity, a recent study revealed that 50% of all SharePoint implementations were pursued with no business case being made to justify the investment.



Video Platforms as the Future of Corporate Communications

Research from the leading business associations and publishers for corporate communicators has shown that medium and large corporations across all industries are actively searching for ways to leverage video to enhance executive messaging, improve the effectiveness of training, connect the distributed workforce and enable knowledge sharing.



Best Practices for Legal Webinars

The world’s top law firms are effectively leveraging webinars to educate their client base and market their services to prospective clients. Live presentations with Q&A, polls, surveys and downloadable content have proven to be the most effective method for providing continuing legal education, establishing the expertise of a firm’s lawyers and developing new business.



Connect. Reimagine. Transform SharePoint with Video.

Microsoft SharePoint is licensed by approximately 80% of Fortune 500 companies, making it the world’s most widely-used enterprise collaboration tool. Unfortunately, many organizations face challenges driving adoption, achieving long-term engagement and creating community on the platform. As Microsoft continues to make SharePoint more social by integrating Yammer functionality, it is vital for enterprises to incorporate the content proven to be the most compelling social fabric for connecting today’s employees.

Now is the time to begin leveraging video to connect, reimagine and transform SharePoint.



Driving SharePoint Adoption and Engagement with Video

Leading business executives recognize the power of the social business to increase productivity, improve company culture and, most importantly, grow the bottom line. Unfortunately, many enterprises have invested in social technologies that have not been widely adopted by their workforce. Microsoft SharePoint is nothing more than a glorified file share for many organizations, however, some of the most innovative companies in the world have identified the power of integrating an enterprise video platform to drive adoption and achieve meaningful results from investment in the tool.



Make Your Business More Social with Video

The most valuable asset at your organization isn’t your technology and infrastructure – it’s your employees. But with today’s dispersed and distracted workforce, how do you keep those employees engaged, while enabling knowledge sharing and collaboration? Video is the answer.



Video for Corporate Communications in 2014 and Beyond

If your organization has a need for effective internal or external communications, video is the most efficient and compelling medium. More than 90 percent of companies that took part in a recent study on video for business reported increased productivity and lower overhead when leveraging live and on-demand streaming for executive communications, knowledge sharing.



Transforming Microsoft SharePoint with Video

A recent research note from Gartner, Inc. titled “Should Microsoft Kill SharePoint?” touched on some of the obstacles organizations face with driving adoption of Microsoft’s popular collaboration software. The paper recommended freezing new on-premises SharePoint projects and to start them online instead. This comes on the heels of the world’s top IT analyst firm’s advice to not upgrade from SharePoint 2010 to 2013.



Video and the Pyramid of Employee Engagement

MediaPlatform and global engagement speaker, author and educator David Zinger discuss why video is an important component of an eclectic and evidence-based model outlining the tools and practices for robust employee engagement. In this webinar you will learn how incorporating video into your enterprise communications strategy can help your company achieve better results, build relationships and maximize performance.



Leveraging Mobile Video in Internal Communications

Cisco estimates that two-thirds of the world’s mobile data traffic will be video in the next three to four years. Inside the enterprise, advancements in technology, combined with accelerating consumer video use, is driving the adoption of mobile video. In this webinar we will highlight ways you can leverage mobile video for internal communications at your company and how to ensure your employees produce engaging and effective content.



Creating an Internal CDN to Support Video

Enterprise network administrators are famous for saying no to corporate video out of fear of a negative impact on their network. However, the demands for live and on-demand streaming are stronger than ever and corporations need to determine a strategy for supporting it. For enterprises concerned with high security and control over proprietary content, this means building out an internal CDN to support live and on-demand video streaming.



Video and the New Mobile Enterprise

Research from leading technology analyst firm Gartner, Inc. stresses the importance of support for video consumption on mobile devices in the workforce as usage increases across all industries.



Best Practices for Enterprise YouTube Deployment

Most enterprise organizations use some kind of a YouTube-like social video platform for streaming on-demand video and live webinars inside their firewall. As global enterprises seek to leverage video to improve communication, engagement and collaboration, the need has arisen for an enterprise quality video portal that solves the challenges of governance, security and delivery, with all the functionality employees have grown to expect from exposure to consumer technologies.



Improving Human Resources with Webcasting

Research shows the biggest challenges facing today’s Human Resources professional are employee retention, development and creating a corporate culture. To meet these challenges, top organizations are taking advantage of the popularity of live web events and streaming video to train better HR leaders and improve HR effectiveness.



Improving Employee Engagement with Video

Video has proven to be a valuable tool for enabling greater employee engagement by making enterprises more social and collaborative. In this webinar, MediaPlatform and New York Times bestselling author Kevin Kruse discuss how you can achieve greater engagement through the use of the enterprise YouTube by delivering online events to small groups or the entire company, establishing a central repository for on-demand video training content, powering collaboration between employees and enabling mobile workers and Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) access.



Tips for Selecting an Enterprise YouTube

Research at medium and large enterprises across all industries has proven that video is a valuable tool for making an organization more social, improving employee engagement and enabling collaboration and knowledge sharing. Unfortunately, tools like YouTube and Vimeo lack the privacy, branding options and security controls required by corporate communications professionals to serve as an organization’s video portal.


Managing Corporate and Employee Generated Content

The ability to distribute highly polished executive messaging via streaming video to a dispersed workforce is a compelling way to communicate company goals and visions. At the same time, some studies have found that the most effective and useful videos in the workplace are those produced by employees. Watch this webinar to learn how to find the proper balance between corporate and employee generated content.

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Integrating Webinars into Your Marketing Campaigns

Webinars have become a top-tier tool for marketers to generate new leads and drive demand for their products and services. Learn how MediaPlatform webcasting tools and our Webcast Event Services department are being leveraged by organizations across various industries to increase the power of lead generation programs with a comprehensive set of tools that integrates with marketing automation and CRM software and supports the entire marketing workflow to produce engaging webinars that lead to higher-quality leads.


Working in the Cloud with Video

The cloud offers huge power for video publishers, but still has specific challenges that require the right architecture to overcome. This webinar gives best practices for designing an efficient and cost-effective approach to the video workflow, whether the challenge is to stream a corporate event from a remote facility or massive libraries containing thousands of clips.

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Best Practices for Implementing an Enterprise YouTube

The enterprise YouTube is a social video platform for streaming on-demand video and live webinars inside the enterprise. The adoption of this technology has been driven by the use of consumer-based video sharing applications, such as Vimeo and Google’s YouTube, by employees to communicate and collaborate with internal project teams, partners and customers.



Improving Collaboration in the Dispersed Enterprise

In this webinar, MediaPlatform hosts a dicussion with the CEO of the enterprise engagement platform Jostle on how to better engage remote employees. In this webinar you will learn:

  •   How to grow and maintain your culture regardless of company size
  •   How to leverage video to increase productivity
  •   How to utilize EGC to uncover hidden employee expertise
  •   How to prevent your employees from being lost in a sea of files



Best Practices for Streaming to Mobile Devices

In this webinar, MediaPlatform Chief Technology Officer Denis Khoo and other streaming media professionals discuss key features to look for when selecting a video platform that can stream to mobile, as well as how to use mobile video for leveraging the benefits of Employee Generated Content (EGC).



Video for Internal Communications Inside the Global Enterprise

In this webinar you will get tips on how to enhance your internal webcasting efforts from MediaPlatform customer Maxim Integrated (NASDAQ: MXIM). Learn the features and functionality needed by this 9,300 employee enterprise to reach its employees across multiple locations.



Improving Internal Communications with Video

Learn about the new simplified generation of sharing video content across the enterprise. Industry experts will share best practices of video for the enterprise, from marketing and corporate tube to learning, training, and the social enterprise. These experts will share how leading organizations like Coldwell Banker, SAP, Best Buy, Bank of America and others have increased efficiency and enhanced results while cutting costs.



Launching an Internal Video Sharing Program

Communications Professionals have many options to choose from when delivering messages to their internal audiences, but online video has emerged as the dominant employee communication medium.

Paolo Tosolini, the internal communications expert who launched and managed the internal video platform at Microsoft shares the lessons he has learned in his work helping organizations integrate online video, as well as answering your questions about what to look for when choosing an enterprise YouTube.



Enterprise Mobile Video: What’s Next?

Lately, the winds of hype concerning mobile video in the enterprise have reached gale force. According to some, the iPad changes everything. Yet, will new form factors such as tablets actually change the way business people produce and consume video? What does the future look like for mobile video, especially in the enterprise?



Enterprise 2.0 and The Enterprise YouTube

As organizations build their video cultures, they will need a rich media platform that combines the governance, security and network delivery of an enterprise solution with the features of social software tools. Gartner, Inc. has defined Enterprise YouTube as an emerging technology that will help companies leverage video to enhance marketing, training and communication with internal and external audiences. Watch this webinar to learn about how your company can tap into the potential of the Enterprise YouTube and other Enterprise 2.0 technologies.



Video Webcasting for Improved Training

Video has proven to be the most effective medium for training and development, but getting the content to today’s more distributed workforce has proven to be a major challenge for large organizations. Effective training professionals recognize the need to give employees the ability to learn when and how they like – through live streaming video or archived content that can be accessed via desktop, smartphone or tablet.



Video for Knowledge Management and Acquisition

Industry analyst Dan Rasmus discusses the role of video in enterprise knowledge management. With the looming retirement of the baby boomer generation, a.k.a. the “Silver Tsunami”, corporations will need to be more proactive in their efforts to archive and transfer knowledge from senior executives to a younger workforce.



Embracing the Business Video Revolution

In the executive suite, video collaboration technologies have long been used to connect remote leaders tasked with making key strategic decisions.

The realization by the C-Suite (especially the CIO and CTO) that full featured video collaboration often combines video, content and document sharing, data sharing, and sometimes even other collaborative tools can lead to the creation of a more custom and better fitting video collaboration environment for an organization’s executive team.



Enhancing Employee Collaboration with Video

MediaPlatform President and Founder Greg Pulier discuss how video can help improve enterprise collaboration and knowledge sharing.



The Evolution and Future of Business Video

The days of using video in the enterprise solely for employee training are gone. Video is now a fully integrated business tool that has become a requirement for any organization with a desire for effective and efficient internal and external communication. Understanding how to seamlessly integrate a media platform to manage your content delivery and distribution is essential, as are video applications with the ability to address the specific needs of each department.



Facebook Webcasting for Lead Generation

MediaPlatform, Inc. is the first to enable webcast producers to require registration through the Facebook page.  An organization can now use MediaPlatform software to produce live or on-demand video presentations for consumption on PCs, iPads and Android devices, and bring its lead generation activities to the second most popular website in the world.


Video and Your Network: The New Reality


Video and Your Network: The New Reality

Everyone knows that video is bad for your network. Except, that’s simply not true anymore.

View this lively discussion about how the “rules” of enterprise are being rewritten by technology innovations from Adobe and others. In this presentation, Greg Pulier and Erik Herz, two recognized thought leaders in the enterprise video space, will explore the way that multicast fusion on the Adobe Flash Platform, coupled with advances in Flash player technology, are enabling true breakthroughs in network performance when delivering a pervasive video experience.