July 11, 2013


Video communication remains strong asset in many industries

Companies must have methods of connecting with their personnel that are always reliable and accessible. It often becomes an issue with organizations that they can't get all their personnel on the same page or into certain conference calls, resulting in disjointed communication and lackluster performance. In a collaborative environment, companies need to be certain that they have options that can reach all employees, no matter where they are or what they're doing. Creating easier means of interacting with personnel can help relieve this stress and establish more harmonious working environments, even if employees are never physically in the same space as one another. Being able to count on other people on a team to do their jobs and communicate what still needs to be done is essential for promoting better performances and streamlined tasks.

Improving video options
The best way to facilitate these kinds of connections is through enterprise video solutions. These tools allow entities to create a recorded message, be it in regard to a teaching opportunity, new product description or an update to internal operations. Once the instance is on video, it's easy for companies to host these options online or turn them over to an internal network for personnel to view. Putting these options into the cloud will make these recordings even more versatile and reachable from any location or time when they need to access corporate messages.

Thanks to the versatility of these recordings, companies are able to gain more insight from employees and connect people across the planet, creating a streamlined sharing infrastructure. Part of the momentum these messages have gained in recent years is due to the fluidity with which information can travel. As Electronic Design wrote, it's easy for businesses now to transfer files of extreme size without experiencing significant latency or other throughput issues. Years ago, these same resources would have taken hours to upload and share, and many users may simply not have been able to access the files at all due to lack of adequate storage size.

Changing workplace elements
Now, the source wrote, many organizations allow employees to make use of bring-your-own-device programs that easily permit personnel to view video communication from wherever they are and whenever they want to see them. Mobility resources are capable of handling enterprise video portals and streaming data in a way that older hardware never could, and the proliferation of faster connections and better broadband speeds has resulted in an environment where sharing massive files is expected.

Electronic Design went on to say that there are some applications and options that are more friendly toward modern technology and the kinds of ways users want to interact with corporate data. Keeping these specific demands in mind will help corporations ensure that they're delivering the right kinds of tools to facilitate the greatest level of collaboration and engagement.

Specifically, firms must be mindful of how personnel want to interact with video communication assets. While many companies already offer on-demand options and streaming capabilities, not all businesses with BYOD programs also have mobile-ready video deployments. If a company wants to make maximum use of its corporate technology, provisions need to be made that accommodate the changing face of workplace devices.

Enhanced connectivity outlets
A recent Broadcast Technology Report stated that media firms are seeing this transition in how their employees and third-party clients interact with products. Broadcast Engineering Online wrote that the study revealed more entertainment and television stations are making use of the cloud and video delivery resources, creating more fluid interactions and better storage options for files of increasingly greater size. Across all sections, about 20 to 25 percent of all entities in the media market are using cloud opportunities to enhance their video streaming, management and delivery resources. Whether it's cable stations, production companies or broadcast facilities, there is increasing reliance on video communication and cloud integration.

The speed of the connections these companies foster and the lack of latency is making enterprise video tools more popular for firms of all kinds. With almost 80 percent of all television studios making use of the cloud and an increasing number of other private sector organizations migrating to more rapid connectivity options, video communication tools are finding ideal landscapes in which they can be used. Faster connections and larger download capabilities, as well as the option to stream data to users all over the world has made recordings of corporate information popular among many kinds of companies. As more technological advances make video easier to access, the adoption of software and services associated with these recordings may also see improvement.