2023 SVG Sports Content Management Forum
Monday, July 31, 20232023 SVG SCM Forum: Univ. of Notre Dame's Scott Rinehart on Leveraging Their Future-Proof FacilityWhen it comes to being ahead of the technological curve, there aren't many collegiate institutions that can compare to the University of Notre Dame. Making the decision to flip their production facility into an IP-capable space in 2015, the athletics' department has been able to combat the new challenges of today's ever-changing industry, At the 2023 SVG Sports Content Management Forum, University of Notre Dame's Director, Broadcast and Streaming Technologies, Scott Rinehart, outlines how the decision to future-proof their facility eight years ago is paying major dividends and how his team is archiving the school's long lineage.Monday, July 31, 20232023 SVG SCM Forum: Riot Games' Ian Owen on the Media Management Needs of Project StrykerRiot Games is continuing to elevate their approach to their global production ecosystem with the opening of new Project Stryker facilities. With a site in Dublin already online, a location in Seattle in the works, and another to be located in the APAC region, the centralized-production model requires a heft amount of media management, content retrieval, and more. At the 2023 SVG Sports Content Management Forum, Riot Games' Manager, Media Asset Management, Esports, Ian Owen, provides an update to Project Stryker, describes his transition from the University of Notre Dame to Riot Games after joining the esports giant last December, and provides a preview of what's to come in this side of the business.Monday, July 31, 20232023 SVG SCM Forum: CBS Sports' Chris Cruz on the Network's New NVMe Storage ServerCBS Sports is a broadcaster that is always busy, and in the midst of a packed calendar of broadcasts, the network embarked on implementing a new storage server. At the 2023 SVG Sports Content Management Forum, CBS Sports' Senior Director, Media Services, Chris Cruz, details new media management projects that are currently underway and how they'll be put into use for the upcoming college football season and the broadcast of Super Bowl LVIII in February 2024.Monday, July 31, 20232023 SVG SCM Forum: WWE's Rex Canning on Supplying Data for the Company's New Facility in StamfordAfter working in the same building since 1991, World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE) is headed two miles west to a brand-new facility in Stamford, CT. Occupying 400,000 square feet of offices and production space, the new headquarters will require a resilient data foundation for the insane amount of content flowing in and out of their network. At the 2023 SVG Sports Content Management Forum, WWE's Senior Director, Media Management Services, Rex Canning, highlights the challenges that come with opening up this new building, the solutions needed to supply fans material on their various outlets, and what trends will be top of mind at next year's event.Monday, July 31, 20232023 SVG SCM Forum: WBD Sports' Anne Graham on Addressing Pressing Topics, Reuniting the IndustrySVG’s Sports Content Management Forum returned to New York City on July 26 for a full day of sessions discussing the current state of the industry and how sports-media organizations can future-proof their content in an ever-changing world. From remote/hybrid workflows and storage and archiving on prem and in the cloud to the rise of AI and ML, the event served as a compass to guide where this sector of the industry is going. At the 2023 Sports Content Management Forum, WBD Sports' Manager, Strategy and Planning, Sports Media Services, and 2023 SVG Sports Content Management Chair, Anne Graham recaps how this event was put together and why it's important to allow this side of the industry to come together and share ideas.