Metadata – The Key to Your Success

In the last blog, we discussed the current consumption patterns for media and how a media organization has no choice but to automate processes in order to continue to grow revenues. This is largely because they must produce media suitable for...

Delivering Media to The Modern Audience Through Workflow Automation

The media industry has thrived in its ability to create, package and deliver material to the consumer. The mechanics of this are well defined, and we’ve all been comfortable working in an environment where the consumer, by and large, gets to...

Metadata and The User Experience - Part 2: How Backend Improvements Enhance UX

In the previous entry to this series, we explored the problems that messy, inconsistent metadata can create for the end user, where metadata varies from asset to asset, sometimes even for duplicate versions of the same asset. Not only does this...

Metadata and The User Experience - Part 1: DNA

Piksel recently announced that we had secured the DPP’s Committed to Security mark, demonstrating that the microservices architecture that underpins our products - the Piksel Palette - provides our customers with the highest standard of security...

In Streaming’s Fragmented Future, Customised Content Will be King

Deloitte’s 2018 predictions for the global technology, media and telecommunications (TMT) sector were released this morning and, as is typically the case, the accompanying report makes interesting reading for anyone with a keen eye on potential...

The Future of Digital Transformation is Limitless

As we reach the end of this series of blogs that lead us into IBC, we’ve talked around the concept of making TV whole again – that is, bringing the analogue and digital spheres of your business together. We’ve discussed how sidelining silos can...

The Cost of Digital Transformation Doesn’t Need to Be a Killer

There is an old, tired adage in the online video business – content is king. It’s a phrase heard so many times over the past several years that it’s gone through mere cliché and almost had a renaissance. There’s a reason for this though – as...

Customer Experience Transformations

In the first two posts in this blog series, we have discussed how digital transformations can fundamentally reshape a business. We looked at how transforming a workflow process, like metadata, that persists across broadcast and digital spheres...

The Importance of Making TV Whole Again

The world of television is currently split into two halves - the ‘old’ and the ‘new’. On the ‘old’ side is the long established, predictable, financially dominant analogue/linear content delivery, which has been the dominant method of engaging...

Making a Success of the New Digital World

In the last few blogs we’ve discussed the changing nature of the video and broadcast landscape. We’ve discussed issues of digitization and automation, particularly how they pertain to workflow and operational effectiveness. We’ve also highlighted...