SVG Sports Content Management Forum 2022
SVG’s Sports Content Management Forum was back in person on July 27 at the Westin New York at Times Square. This event featured a full day of sessions packed with media-asset–management (MAM) leaders from major sports broadcasters, leagues, teams, streaming outlets, and technology vendors.
Developed by the SCM Advisory Committee and its new Chair Anne Graham (Manager Sports Media Services, Warner Bros. Discovery), this year’s agenda addressed the current state of the industry and how sports-media organizations can future-proof their content in an ever-changing world.
Key topics included adapting to remote and hybrid workflows, storage/archive planning on prem and in the cloud, best practices in metadata assignment and management, sustainable and eco-friendly storage systems, MAM and orchestration planning, and much more.
State of the Industry: Futureproofing Your Content in an Everchanging World
The pandemic rapidly accelerated many of the technology trends already being seen in the M&E industry, drastically changing many organizations’ media-management roadmaps. Meanwhile, with so much consolidation among both vendors and broadcasters in recent years, how can media managers ensure that ...
Inside NBC Olympics’ Digital Workflows From Tokyo to Beijing: Keynote Session
The NBC Olympics team is no stranger to monumental challenges. However, the pandemic-fraught Tokyo 2020 and Beijing 2022 Games took “challenge” to an entirely new level. In this keynote session, NBC Olympics media management leaders take the stage to go inside their groundbreaking digital workflo...
Adapting to Remote and Hybrid Workflows: Are We Ever Going Back to the Office … and What Is the Office?
Although sports-media organizations had been exploring remote- and cloud-based technologies for several years, the pandemic drastically accelerated their development. Now, as the industry looks to emerge from the pandemic, these workflows have become integral to the media-management and postprodu...
Storage & Archive Planning: On Prem, in the Cloud, and the Impact of Growing File Sizes
Sports leagues, broadcasters, and content producers of all sizes are challenged with The Big Archive Question: Where do I store my stuff? And, with more content being created every single year and file sizes continuing to grow with the arrival of 4K and HDR, this question has never been bigger. T...
MAM & Orchestration Planning: Making the Right Decisions for Your Unique Organization
MAM and orchestration systems have never been more integral to the success of a sports-media organization. However, the question of whether to go with a best-of-breed, home-grown, or enterprise-wide system is not an easy one to answer. This panel will address a variety of topics, including how MA...
Metadata Madness: Best Practices in Metadata Assignment
What metadata schema are you using to describe your content: a home-grown one or an established schema as a backbone? What taxonomy/ontology do you use to populate it? Are there any emerging industry standards? Media managers and technology leaders take the stage to discuss best practices in meta...
Storage Sustainability: Building Better Infrastructure Today To Create a Brighter Tomorrow
Sustainable data storage has become an increasing concern throughout the M&E industry as media workloads increase at an exponential rate. Today, IT and media-management leaders are being asked to implement workflows and technologies engineered to reduce power, cooling, and waste in order to build...
Next Generation Live Event Management and Distribution: A Zixi Case Study
With live sporting events returning to pre-pandemic numbers and content rights being acquired by next-generation platforms, Zixi has released new capabilities in its ZEN Master control plane to help customers dynamically manage the production and distribution. Zixi will describe how one its major...
The Content Explosion for Sports Teams – Here’s How to Meet the Challenge: A Signiant Case Study
As the fan experience becomes more personalized and interactive, sports teams are being asked to transform their media operations into high-volume content factories. The modern sports team must deliver more content to more places in more formats and do it all quickly. Clips must be delivered to t...