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Hurricane Harvey Stories: Strengthening a Community

By Rubén Durán On August 27, 2017, Hurricane Harvey struck Houston. The storm brought destruction, loss, tragedy, and turmoil to many in the Houston community.  At Houston Community College, many of us were affected on a personal level. We’ve long made it our mission to engage not only our student body, but our community at

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Driving Adoption for Webcasting in Your Organization

Whenever a new technology is introduced to the company, we always think about how to bring this technology to each employee. We want our new investment to be used and not forgotten. We invest in so many knowledge-sharing tools, learning and development tools, and collaboration tools. But without a clear path for adoption within the

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Creating a Standalone Video Page

Kaltura offers a lovely viewing experience in the MediaSpace video portal, including recommended videos, comments, your organization’s header bar, and more. But did you know that you can also customize an individual entry’s landing page to create a standalone page with a single video on it? Enabling Entry Page Design The first step is for


Why Community Colleges Are Turning Away from YouTube

Community colleges have always faced a unique set of challenges. From a large non-traditional student population with non-standard schedules to a large number of instructors who sometimes have some very high turnover, community colleges need to be far more flexible than their four-year college colleagues. As technology has changed how students approach education, this challenge has


The Secret to a Successful Enterprise Video Platform RFP

Earlier this week, we offered some suggestions for Education RFPs. We’re re-running a post from a few years ago with similar suggestions for Enterprise. Here at Kaltura, we love video. We not only love it, we also really believe in it. We believe that video is not only continuously growing in volume, but that the

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The Next Generation of Video Based Websites

So, you have a slick application where your users can sign up and watch their favorite shows. That’s great! But, what is the next step to attracting more users and making your current user base more engaged with your content? Let’s start with the basics. When viewers want to search for a new show or

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Academic Institutions: Don’t Put Out an RFP Without These Key Questions!

Writing an RFP for a video platform is hard. At Kaltura, we see many of them and we’re happy to share some of the knowledge we’ve accumulated over the years. So, without further ado, here’s a list of questions that you, an employee at an academic institution putting together an RFP for an educational video


Why Law Firms Need Video Tools

Today’s law firms have more data to manage than ever before, while clients’ patience seems to be getting shorter every year. It’s becoming a real knowledge management issue. How can lawyers access the knowledge they need fast, so they can get answers back to their clients quickly? Tapping Video for Law Firm Knowledge Management (and

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Archiving Webcasts

There are two ways to set up the URL for a webcast. With one method, there is a target URL from which live broadcasts are made; the resulting recordings are then found elsewhere. With the other, a single URL is assigned to the entire event; the recording continues to be found at that persistent URL

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Living in the Post-Text Future

We’ve said for a while that the future is video. It’s more efficient and more compelling than text. Earlier this week, the New York Times agreed with us. In an article called “Welcome to the Post-Text Future,” Farhad Manjoo writes,  …we have only just begun to glimpse the deeper, more kinetic possibilities of an online