Sports Content Management

Thursday, August 16, 2018Tech Case Study: How the WWE Handles Content Disaster RecoveryIn the world of disaster recovery, the best defense is a good a offense. In this case study presentation from the 2018 Sports Content Management & Storage Forum, Zack Riccobono, the WWE's Senior Director of Post Production shares the company's recently completed DR project. Hear about the reality of redirecting 100+ workstations to a new DR system, minimizing the gap between systems to maximize productivity, and the challenges of transitioning back. Also learn how the WWE is looking ahead and at ways to leverage remote workflows and the cloud to support broader deployments and reduce costs. This case study was sponsored by Avid.Tuesday, August 14, 2018Tech Case Study: PGA TOUR Entertainment Uses Viz One For Search, Logging, and InfrastructureBack in 2015, PGA TOUR Entertainment needed an easy way to manage their more than 100,000 hours of digitized content. Their migration to Viz One that year has given them unparalleled control of their content for advanced search, logging, infrastructure and distribution. During this session from SVG's 2018 Sports Content Management & Storage Forum, PGA TOUR’s ‎Director, Media Asset Management Michael Raimondo and Vizrt’s Senior Director, Enterprise Solutions Architecture Arun Krishnaswamy walk you through how these features evolved today, and what the future holds for such a key asset in PGA TOUR’s business and content production.Monday, August 13, 2018Tech Case Study: Monetize Your Sports Video Archives in the New World of DistributionSports teams, leagues, and rightsholders understand that video archives are one of their most valuable assets…but how do you index thousands or tens of thousands of hours footage in a way that makes it easily searchable and discoverable for a variety of monetization use cases? In this case study presentation from our Sports Content Management and Storage Forum, learn how Formula 1 is using AWS Media Services, artificial intelligence, and machine learning to obtain a broader understanding of its content library and audiences while increasing revenues from video assets. This presentation is made by Aaron Tunnell, Business Development Manager, Media and Entertainment at Amazon Web Services.Tuesday, August 15, 2017Turner Sports' Anne Graham on Experimenting With AI and Automation for MetadataContent management and proper storage of value assets is critical to preserving the past and solidifying the future of any major media company. However, many of the more important tasks, such as logging and proper metadata assignments can be truly monotonous tasks. We caught up with Anne Graham, Assistant Manager of Media Management for Turner Sports at our Sports Content Management and Storage Forum to discuss how her network is leading the charge in using technologies such as automation and artificial intelligence (AI) to help streamline the process and build ever stronger content libraries.Thursday, August 10, 2017Avid's Doug Price on the Early Success of Media Central Cloud UXAvid has undergone quite a transformation over the past couple of years. One of the latest major software-based introductions was Media Central Cloud UX, which first debuted at NAB Show 2017. We caught up with Doug Price, Director of Sales, Sports & Education for Avid to discuss the latest direction of the company and dig into some examples of major broadcasters, including the New York-based YES Network, who have bought into some of those new solutions.Wednesday, August 9, 2017Quantum's Dave Frederick Discusses How AI Can Be the Solution to Managing Storage LibrariesQuantum has long been a leader in the industry when it comes to helping sports clients manage and maintain their extensive video content libraries. Now the company is looking to make it easier to access and utilize content in storage through the help artificial intelligence. We caught up with Dave Frederick, Quantum's Senior Director of Media and Entertainment to discuss battling the challenges of cloud-based versus on-premises storage and how smart metadata is essential to it all. Quantum served as the title sponsor of SVG's Sports Content Management & Storage Forum in New York City last month.Wednesday, August 9, 2017PGA TOUR Entertainment's David Dukes on Golf's Shift to a Fiber Transmission ModelFor decades, major golf tournaments were transmitted for broadcast via satellite due the logistical nature of broadcasting from vast courses in remote areas typically only once per year. This year, however, PGA TOUR Entertainment has moved to a new fiber-based system from venues through a partnership with The Switch. David Dukes, Senior Director-Technical Operations at PGA TOUR Entertainment spoke with us about the solution at the 2017 Sports Content Management and Storage Forum in NYC.Tuesday, August 1, 2017NHL's Grant Nodine Is Impressed by the Rapid Growth of Cloud-based Content Management WorkflowsMedia-asset–management (MAM) workflows have altered dramatically over a very short few years; perhaps in no more dramatic way that in the staggering amount of high-end video content being backed up to cloud services. At SVG's Sports Content Management & Storage Forum, we caught up with Grant Nodine, VP of Technology at the National Hockey League and the outgoing chairman of SVG's SCMS Committee to discuss the cloud-based trend and the impact he feel the committee has had on the industry over the past three years.