Category: Best practices
16,500 Videos, 185,000 Views, 4 Months: University Of Leeds, Sonic Foundry Share How It’s Done At BETT 2015
It’s been a whirlwind four months at University of Leeds in the United Kingdom. Since the university began its video capture and management program in September 2014, faculty and staff have created 16,500 videos — 14,000+ hours — that received 185,000 views. With impressive numbers like that it’s only fitting that the university be represented […]
It was a conversation topic that ruled the hallowed halls of EDUCAUSE this year, both in sessions and in conversations: successes and challenges when it comes to accessibility. In fact it’s such an important topic we decided to address it in our next webinar, How an Accessibility Strategy Can Unlock the Power of Academic Video. […]
What’s the No. 1 myth about hybrid meetings? Cannibalization of your face-to-face event. Back in 2012, the MPI’s hybrid meeting research found it was a top concern for 50 percent of event planners. Two years later, it’s still a common fear, but in fact, it couldn’t be further from the truth. Take Teradata’s recent 2014 […]
Photo: Clemson University Professor Ralph Welsh flips a class. Credit: Ralph Welsh
The number of students taking at least one online course surpassed 7.1 million last year and represents a third of the 21.3 million higher education students, according to Babson Research Group.
Photos: Sonic Foundry
Our Mediasite Events team predicts live TV broadcasts from show floors is going to become the new norm in the events industry. Attendees of IMEX America (Worldwide Exhibition for Incentive Travel, Meetings & Events) — the largest events industry expo in the U.S., in Las Vegas, Nev. recently — got a sneak peek.
Florida State Conference Center creates new partnerships and revenue streams without adding staff or raising additional funds.
Here’s a question for you to ponder:
What would be different if your marketing strategy was based on video?
When most marketers hear that they instantly think of highly-produced segments with scripts, actors, music and production schedules worthy of a Super Bowl commercial spot. And there’s a place for that, budget permitting.
Anyone who has ever planned a hybrid event has had sweat-inducing nightmares about failure.
“As an event planner, you’re already sticking your neck on the line with all the stuff you’re doing at the event. Then someone says we want to broadcast everything over the web and make it publically-facing. At that point it doesn’t matter if your in-person event goes perfectly. If the stream fails, it’s a failure,” says Donny Neufuss, senior account manager for Mediasite Events.