What's been happening among major providers over the past year and why it's bad for over-the-top providers like Netflix.
Companies not in the big data game now need to realize that it's not just their direct competitors they need to worry about--but a shift in total market ownership.
At our scale, humans cannot continuously monitor the status of all of our systems. Lots of large enterprises could make that claim. This particular quote, however, comes from a company that also claims its customers "account for nearly a third of the downstream Internet traffic in North America during peak hours." This company? Netflix.
We have transformed from an interrupt model to the Attention age. That means you have to come up with creative ways to keep your customer's attention moving forward.
In a case of business making strange bedfellows, Comcast is in talk with Netflix to deliver Netflix content to cable customers.
Micro-services. The idea is to reduce each service to the smallest possible component--in order to reduce the impact should that service fail.
The most applauded: knowledge engines. The most booed: the term 'big data.' The most wanted: digital-mechanical engineers. More info on the Big Data Innovation Summit here...
Kevin Spacey had a lot to say about the entertainment industry in a speech last week and it shows that he understands what it takes to succeed in an Internet-enabled distribution landscape.
Netflix signs a deal with The Weinstein Company for exclusive domestic content beginning in 2016.
In companies where extraordinary talent is a given and therefore ordinary, just sticking this job title on your resume isn't enough to land a gig there.