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2010/12/01 | By Stéphanie Maude Savard | No Comments | Filed in: Technology, Television.

This site is the new blog for “SavardFaire.tv”. Over the last year, we have made several entries on a blog hosted on blogger. You can visit that site with the link below. Savard Blogger Site

Apple TV: A test in streaming business model

2010/09/01 | By Stéphanie Maude Savard | No Comments | Filed in: Technology, Television, TV.

These days, everyone seems to point as the Internet as the future distribution conduit for television. In fact, this has been the story for a little over 5 years now. While technically, it is feasible, the issue holding everything is the lack of a lucrative business model that can challenge the magnitude of revenue from • Read More »

Yelp as an anti-brand hero

2010/08/15 | By Stéphanie Maude Savard | No Comments | Filed in: Technology, TV.

I made a quick trip to Charlevoix last week. Without much planning, we needed to stop to eat a quick bite on the road. Although, generally, I prefer to eat at good independent restaurants, the lack of time and planning made me want to consider a chain restaurant. A large chain restaurant is a brand, • Read More »

Data, information and news integrity in the age of clouds

2010/08/05 | By Stéphanie Maude Savard | No Comments | Filed in: Technology, TV.

The Internet as a network is often represented as a cloud. In some ways it may be an indication of how we are behaving collectively when reading or sharing information. Not so long ago (10 years), I was sitting in Computer Sciences classes at McGill University where I was learning about good database practice to • Read More »

About vision, execution and spins

2010/07/19 | By Stéphanie Maude Savard | No Comments | Filed in: Technology, TV.

Competition is harsh is the world today. Especially if you are in the technology space where borders have a lot less meaning today that it use to. You have to compete globally, with regional specificity (language, culture, regulations…) acting as a delaying factor. Having a great vision is a definitive must have of course, but • Read More »

Want to extend the life of your TV network? Go Live!

2010/01/31 | By Stéphanie Maude Savard | No Comments | Filed in: Television.

On demand content is the domain of the Internet. If someone wants to see something specific, there‘s no better way today than making use of the Internet. Of course, the experience is not yet seamless to view high quality content on your big screen TV, but it’s coming quickly. This week Apple debuted its new • Read More »

Notes from IBC 2009 – AVID

2009/09/17 | By Stéphanie Maude Savard | No Comments | Filed in: Television.

If anything, IBC 2009 made me revise my opinion on AVID technologies. I have known Avid since before they launch and have seen them like a significantly arrogant company. They could obviously get away with it for a while when they were basically the only game in town. However, during the past 5 years especially, • Read More »