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How to Introduce Kaltura to Your Campus

When schools want to roll out Kaltura on their campus(es), what better way to introduce the video platform to their staff and students than through video? The University of Sheffield, a world-renowned school and one of the UK’s top research universities, recently produced a truly excellent promotional video to help their audience understand how to

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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

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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

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Connecting with Employees: Video for Executives

Whether you’re an executive or part of the corporate communications team, you know how important it is for company leaders to make a connection with their employees. Personal connections can build employees’ trust, but executives will never have as much time for one-on-one face time as you’d like. The secret of today’s successful executives is

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Help! Building an Effective Video Support Page

You are about to finish implementation; all the bells and whistles are enabled, workflows established, and functionality tried and tested.  The excitement of launching video all over your institution is brewing. Now you are discussing end user adoption and usage.  And then the question arises, “How should we build our support page?” That moment when

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Best Practices for Solution Design (For Video and In General)

When I first got my job as a solutions architect at Kaltura, I was ecstatic about the title. “Solutions architect”. You tell me your problem, whatever it is, and I will figure out a solution for you and then help you come up with a real life plan to implement it. In the years since

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Basics of Filmmaking: The Shot

A few years ago, Kaltura employee David Kronmiller put together some very entertaining videos on the basics of filmmaking and working with a camera. And you know what? They’re still relevant! We’re running a series of these fun videos to show you some of the ways you can spice up your videos. When we launched I

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Video for Insurance Companies

The insurance industry is expanding; staying at the top of the market is no simple feat! Competition is coming from all angles and digital disrupters are creeping around every corner to grab their share of the market. Top insurers are finding new and improved buyers. These buyers are savvy and they expect low prices along

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What Makes for a Women-Friendly and Productive Workplace?

It’s terribly unfortunate that even in this day and age, women have yet to be completely incorporated in the tech world. The territory is still considered male-dominated, with women occupying less than 30% of tech jobs, according to the Huffington Post (July 2016). There’s a correlation there with a series of disturbing harassment cases that

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How to Make Great Video: Brainstorming for Your Next Video

Part of an on-going series about how to make great videos, without needing specialized tools. Read more here. In the last post, we finished editing your video. That’s it! You’re done! Now, it’s time to start thinking about your next video. Sometimes, it’s obvious where to go next. If your first video was the beginning