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Video at Work

Video at Work

Most of us have been living in the abnormal “new normal” for about three months. From where I sit, it seems like sheltering in place and social distancing is working. But we still don’t know how serious—or how long—the impact coronavirus will have...

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Updating Your Higher Ed Campus for the New Normal

Updating Your Higher Ed Campus for the New Normal

For higher education — as with many organizations — the story of COVID-19 has been about disruption, quick thinking, and adaption. During the last few months, the pandemic and its responses have placed major obstacles to continuing the business of...

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Gig workers ≠ independent contractors

Gig workers ≠ independent contractors

We thought it was time to define two terms that often get thrown around interchangeably but shouldn’t be: independent contractor and gig worker.  Let’s clear up the confusion!   Gig worker Merriam Webster defines the gig economy as “economic...

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Planning for Reopening with Online Video

Planning for Reopening with Online Video

Field Lessons and Best Practices from the Largest Enterprise Video Users Work from home was the name of the game, but now, the game has changed. When and how people will return to the office is a riddle many organizations are trying to solve—and no...

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Can Your Network Handle the Demand for Live Video?

Can Your Network Handle the Demand for Live Video?

It was only two months ago IT teams and network operators faced an unprecedented challenge: shifting entire workforces out of the office and into the home. As difficult as that was – rushing to implement collaboration tools, securing networks, etc....

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Updating Your Digital Workplace for the New Normal

Updating Your Digital Workplace for the New Normal

During this time of remote work, many companies have continued their business operations by  giving their employees the technology tools that keep them collaborating.  As we gradually get back to business as usual, what we call “as usual” may have...

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A Silver Lining of Innovation

A Silver Lining of Innovation

It is been a long time coming. Two full days of sessions with our valued customers and those interested in our solutions. We’re excited to be hosting VirtualQ I Protect & Archive, a virtual event featuring live keynotes, educational sessions,...

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Importance of DRM for Enterprise

Importance of DRM for Enterprise

DRM encryption technology plays a huge role in today’s media market, but now more than ever Enterprise companies are seeing the need for heightened security & encryption technology - hello DRM. If a company is creating, delivering, and...

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Improve Your Higher Ed Disaster Collaboration Plan

Improve Your Higher Ed Disaster Collaboration Plan

We recently looked at items you should consider when evaluating your disaster plans for your collaboration environment. Higher education faces unique needs and challenges in collaboration and requires some additional thought and consideration when...

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Evaluate Your Disaster Collaboration Plan

Evaluate Your Disaster Collaboration Plan

COVID-19 has highlighted that many of us were ill-prepared for a prolonged global disaster.  Better accustomed to hurricanes, tornadoes, and other natural disasters, we had (fortunately) never experienced a crisis like this in our lifetimes. Now...

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CARES Act Funding for Online Learning Solutions

CARES Act Funding for Online Learning Solutions

Schools all over the world are scrambling to reopen this fall and will likely provide at least some virtual classes. Did you know that The CARES Act: Higher Education Emergency Relief Fund—Institutional Portion assists with any significant change...

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Permalinks: Creating Vanity URLs for Videos

Permalinks: Creating Vanity URLs for Videos

Looking to customize your video URLs? Want to setup a static link that can be updated with new videos without having to notify others or replace embed codes? This article walks through creating vanity URLs for videos through a new permalink feature...

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Our New “Remote” World

Our New “Remote” World

As always, I want to begin by expressing my sincerest wishes that this blog finds you all well. Very likely you are working remotely, like me. Like most. It’s our new world. In fact, recently we held our first very large virtual event, VirtualQ |...

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How to Schedule a Microsoft Teams Live Event [Video]

How to Schedule a Microsoft Teams Live Event [Video]

Don't know where to start when it comes to scheduling your first Microsoft Teams Live Event? It's easier than you think. Kollective Director of Channel Sales Chris Gower shows you how in this quick video.   More Teams Live Events Content Whether...

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Streaming Outta Fenway: Music for a Cause

Streaming Outta Fenway: Music for a Cause

The bases are loaded at Boston’s historic Fenway Park, but this time the field isn’t filled with major league players. For the first time, in what seems like a millenia, the park will re-open its gates to a whole new kind of ball game, one that...

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Digital Hub Logistics Hamburg Case Study

Digital Hub Logistics Hamburg Case Study

Pivoting in-person events to digital experiences in three weeks time COVID-19 caused companies to pivot toward new digital solutions to do business.  These practices are ones that must stand up to remote working and restrictions on travel and...

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Virtual CEO Town Hall Best Practices for Presenters

Virtual CEO Town Hall Best Practices for Presenters

For executives who regularly speak in front of live audiences, transitioning to virtual CEO Town Halls can take some getting used to. The good news is many of the same best practices that apply to in-person events also apply to Live Video. We spoke...

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Why I’m Loving Brightcove’s Pivot to PLAY TV

Why I’m Loving Brightcove’s Pivot to PLAY TV

What is it about live industry events? They’re addictive, and sometimes unforgettable. They can drive huge results for our brands, and are always somehow completely exhausting.  But we love them.  Some elements of events are irreplaceable in a...

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Isolation at Home

Isolation at Home

Northern ItalyVeneto Region One member of our development team lives in Northern Italy, which for a time was the alarming epicenter of the outbreak. The initial reaction among family and friends was skepticism. How could this be happening here?  ...

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