If you aren’t using video, you are missing out.
It can be incredibly useful for business, according to a recent article in the Huffington Post:
“If a picture is worth a thousand words, video can be worth millions to your company. Video allows your brand to get under potential customers’ skin and put the product in front of their eyes. They will hear your message and feel the excitement of your services, while you smell the profit. Here are five examples you can apply to your own brand.”
On August 21, we will host seasoned small business expert and bestselling author Melinda Emerson for an online event. She will share 12 ways to use video to grow your small business.
Reserve your spot today: register here
As a business owner, you know staying relevant online is a must for your business. Video is a powerful tool that can be used in a wide variety of ways to expand business opportunities. With the right online channels, you can use video to reach employees, customers and brand ambassadors. Read More »
Tags: business, event, expert, marketing, Melinda Emerson, online conference, small business, video, WebEX, webinar
We’re headlong into the 2012 Summer Olympic Games, and if you’re like us, it’s been an exciting scramble getting here. This year’s games feature an unprecedented level of consumer access – not just some of the events, but all of them, live and via replay, on TVs, tablets, and other connected screens.
In London, we’re set up in our own “Cisco House,” where we are showcasing next-generation transformational technologies and solutions. In particular, visitors are getting to experience the Olympics on TVs, tablets, and smartphones through our Videoscape solution.
We are also very excited about working with NBC again for what is our third Olympics. NBC has Read More »
Tags: London 2012, london games, NBC, Olympic, Service Provider, video, videoscape
In Part 2, I explained why organizational culture and leadership are probably the most important factors contributing to gains in employee productivity and innovation. This week, I’d like to describe two additional, highly essential enablers: extended workplace visuality and pervasive collaboration.
Extended Workplace Visuality: A visual workplace is one in which information needed to collaborate, engage, and stay productive is made available at the right time and place, rather than hidden away in spreadsheets and other documents on various employees’ laptops.
Visual displays have complemented lean manufacturing practices on the plant floor for many years, significantly reducing work-in-process inventories and manufacturing lead times, while driving cost and quality improvements. Visual thinking has also been adopted in environments such as airports and hospitals to improve operations, customer service, safety, and quality. Read More »
Tags: Cisco, collaboration, IBSG, office of the future, productivity, video, visual workplace
Cisco today announced it has completed the acquisition of NDS Group Ltd., a leading provider of video software and content security solutions that enable service providers and media companies to securely deliver and monetize new video experiences. NDS, which has approximately 5,000 employees, will become part of Cisco’s Service Provider Video Technology Group (SPVTG), led by Senior Vice President and General Manager Jesper Andersen.
While much has been written about this acquisition since it was announced, there’s plenty of exciting news yet to come. Over the next several months, we will begin to discuss with the industry analyst community the full impact of what it means to put together two market leaders. By combining the strengths of both companies, we have a unique opportunity to serve stakeholder across the video entertainment industry. Stay tuned for more information.
To read the full release, click here. To read Jesper Andersen’s take on the transaction, click here.
Tags: acquisition, security, video, videoscape
I’m thrilled to announce that we have completed our acquisition of NDS. As we said when we announced our intent to acquire NDS back on March 15, the Cisco strategy has always been driven by customer need and on capturing market transitions. This acquisition is a textbook example — the addition of NDS’s leading software solutions, combined with its systems integration expertise, will accelerate the delivery of Cisco Videoscape.
NDS is a leader in video software solutions and content security for Pay TV markets with a broad portfolio of products and service integration capabilities. Cisco is a leader in networked video with its architectural approach, breadth of portfolio, network expertise, ability to scale for millions of users, and investments in innovation. Together, Cisco and NDS have Read More »
Tags: NDS, open standard, Service Provider, video, video transformation, videoscape