Video and education are a natural pair in many ways. With distance learning on the rise, it’s no surprise that more universities are turning to video as a way to scale their faculty and brand in ways never before thought possible. But what about K-12 education? Does video make sense in this learning environment?
To answer this question, we decided to take a look at one of our most innovative K-12 education customers, Mobile County Public School System (MCPSS) in Alabama. With 91 schools, 60,000+ students, and 8,100 employees spanning 1,200 square miles, MCPSS needed a comprehensive solution to help connect and share knowledge across campuses.
Campus communications, professional development, inter-school collaboration and lecture capture were just some of the areas that MCPSS was looking to address with Cisco’s Video solutions. With this in mind, MCPSS installed digital signs in the lobbies and cafeterias to help keep students, parents and teachers informed, while also helping to spark “incidental learning”.
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Tags: cisco digital signs, digital signs, k-12 education, media experience engine, mxe, physical security, video surveillance
In honor of Cisco’s presence at HIMSS 2012 this week, we thought we’d take a closer look at video in healthcare and what one of our most innovative customers is up to.
Moffitt Cancer Center in Tampa, Florida is a great example of the many ways video can be used in healthcare. Moffitt has instilled the capture, transformation and sharing of video in its culture so that patients can “meet” many of the physicians, find answers for commonly asked questions, and even hear inspirational cancer survivor stories all on their Show and Share video portal.
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Tags: Digital Media Suite, digital signage, DMS, enterprise video, healthcare, healthcare IT, media experience engine, moffitt cancer center, mxe, show and share, video content
West Texas A&M University was recently named in the U.S. News and World Report Top 20 for both Technology and Student Services, while WTAMU CIO James Webb was recently named to ComputerWorld’s 2012 Premier 100 IT Leaders list. This program will honor the top 100 IT and business leaders that have shown exceptional leadership and innovation in IT strategy and planning at a conference to be held in Phoenix, AZ in March 2012.
WTAMU has deployed multiple Cisco Enterprise Video technologies, including digital signage, physical security and media experience engine.
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Tags: Digital Media Suite, digital signs, higher ed, higher ed tech, media experience engine, mxe, video, wtamu
Every year, my emerging technologies marketing team works with a variety of undergrad and graduate MBA programs around the world on projects related to enterprise video.
This fall, we embarked on a project with the San Jose State Gary J Sbona Honors program to take a look at the emerging enterprise video content category. Last week, the team gave us their readout.
Four students came to present: Hillary Anderson, Tamara Gardner, Sandra Kaminski and My Phung.
We asked them to think about how organizations can use video internally and externally. Their conclusions were profound and represent a unique perspective from a group that has grown up with digital video and mobile technologies.
All four recognized the newness of enterprise video for communications, collaboration and content. They astutely observed that while the benefits of video content at work—for organizational communications, meetings, training, safety, or events—is well understood, the main obstacle is changing behavior.
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Tags: Digital Media Suite, enterprise video, MXA, mxe, Pulse Video Analytics, video, video content
Video is making a huge splash this week at Cisco’s Collaboration Summit in Miami, Florida.
Analysts, Consultants and Cisco’s partner community are learning about how Enterprise Video is gaining a broader footprint, expanding from Video Communications, to also Video Content, the ability to capture, transform and share video to anyone, anywhere.
Attendees can see Enterprise Video in-person on the show floor through a variety of demos that showcase any-to-any video and how it is truly changing the Enterprise landscape as we know it today.
In addition to demos, attendees are experiencing firsthand how video can revolutionize a business through a technology tour of the JW Marriott Marquis. The hotel has a host of Cisco Collaboration and Video solutions including Cisco Digital Signs and Cisco Physical Security.
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Tags: cisco digital signs, collaboration, digital signage, enterprise video, media experience engine, mxe, physical security, show and share, video sharing, webcasting