Inside OpenSRS: Tech Team Video Series
THE REVIEW: Embedded Video
Know your tools: mic not hooked up, room echo
Testing 1, 2, 3: Content too long, interviewer didn’t
need to be on screen. Crickets.
Think globally, act locally: We stored on Blip.tv, posted
to company blog
Other channel: Script, storytelling, content
development, editing should not be painful, length
The best webinars Iʻve attended are
THE REVIEW: Webinar
Know your tools: Mic, video conferencing software,
host, be on time
Testing 1, 2, 3: Pretend you have an audience. No,
Think globally, act locally: send the presentation ahead
of time. Why? so that you will change up the webinar
content. Load to blog, etc. Get stats.
Front channel, back channel, other channel: Mute the
audio automatically, pay attention everywhere
THE REVIEW: Streaming Video
Know your tools: have remote help, check mics,
laptops on site
Testing 1, 2, 3: No sound, wiﬁ fail
Think globally, act locally: At a conference, test the
room ahead of time. Test it when it is full. Test it before.
Have a back-up recording plan. Post asap.
Front channel, back channel, other channel: We used
ustream chat, twitter and email to advise the panelists
Assign someone to tech support
Consider questions from the back channel
Monitor all the channels: ustream, twitter, your
Read about Evan Williams at SXSW.
Always be prepared.
Streamed Video Recorded video
Event Email Collaborative space
Twitter presentation All day
Ustream chat panelists
minutes a few hours IM
the Internet remembers IRC
Conference Ning phones?
<insert hot new tool here> whenever
THE REVIEW: Collaborative Video
Know your tools: Everyone helps.
Testing 1, 2, 3: No sound, stream fail, have your users
Think globally, act locally: Everything you do is on
video. It will be repurposed, reused.
Front channel, back channel, other channel: Open
source, crowd-sourced, collaborative
Prepare signs for video content silence.
Conference call speakers don’t make great visuals.