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Exploring the future of content distribution over IP
Research in News & Views
We reveal what you're all missing when working from home, and how you can maintain and build the networks that help you find new business opportunities and stay informed.
At this extraordinary moment in history, we wanted to capture in real time how people felt - from start of lockdown, to the gradual return to more familiar working.
Supplying the VOD Revolution defines a reference workflow for the supply of content from distributors and aggregators to platforms. It exposes the pain points felt by implementers of these workflows, and explores the web of standards and formats in use today.
When the pandemic ends, will businesses simply return to the way they worked before? Or will our working practices have been changed forever?
The DPP has today released a groundbreaking new report exploring how production companies are now using the cloud as a key production tool.
Delivering the IP Future sheds light on the technologies that will enable the media and entertainment industry to deliver an all-IP future for content distribution.
The DPP has published its renowned annual report on the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas.
The DPP warns the professional media industry that it’s in danger of missing highly disruptive new global trends.
Today the DPP published its annual report on the Las Vegas Consumer Electronics Show (CES) to its Member companies.
An exclusive new initiative to enable the next generation of media AI solutions, created in partnership with Digital Catapult
Catch up with DPP events on demand, and get involved in some exciting new research and development projects
Watch the recording of our recent webinar uncovering the complexity of the VOD content supply chain.
What topics was the media industry discussing before the Coronavirus pandemic? And how relevant will they look when we emerge from lockdown?
Early findings from DPP research show the human face of the crisis.
Our Next Gen Supply Chain report explores how some major content companies have adopted software defined, cloud led supply chains - and asks what this approach could mean for the media industry more widely
Our COVID-19 webcast on demand, our 5th birthday, plus a new research project!
A few months ago we revealed the DPP’s Committed to Sustainability score. What does our progress look like and how can our experiences help you?
Like every other business, we’re having to rethink how the DPP will operate in the months ahead. Here are a few things we thought you might like to know.
For a number of years we have been working with news organisations to facilitate collaboration and information exchange.
How will smart media companies make their business decisions in 2020? How will a broadcaster’s CTO decide which new technology areas are worthy of their team’s attention?
Change is perhaps the only constant in our industry. And the landscape has certainly changed a lot in the last few decades.R
The DPP today released an important new report which looks at the challenges posed by the transition to full IP distribution of content to consumers.
The DPP has today announced a technical standard for the delivery of Ultra High Definition (UHD) programmes.
The DPP has today announced it will become a new entity, Digital Production Partnership Ltd (DPP Ltd), from 1 April.
The DPP has announced today, in a dedicated DPP session at IBC, that UK broadcasters BBC, ITV and Channel 4 will move to file-based programme delivery from 1 October 2014.
Research in Insight
Home Truths No.20 - Ways of Working: Views from a Crisis
Why doesn’t remote working feel the same as flexible working? What kinds of workplaces do we need now, and in the future? And how can we do more, not less?
Next Gen Supply Chain
Will companies with next generation supply chains have a competitive advantage? We explore what major content companies adopting software defined, cloud led supply chains could mean for the media industry.
Next Gen Production
From a small digital agency to a Hollywood studio, how are production companies using the cloud as a key production tool? And are they gaining a competitive advantage?
Tech Leaders' Briefing 2019
Grow your business with actionable business intelligence from 32 major customers - broadcasters, content platforms and social and technology giants
Survey Report: Blindsided
Are you in danger of missing highly disruptive trends? Find out what new trends in technology, global media markets and consumer behaviours mean for media
Discover the trends from CES 2019 that will have profound implications for media companies, in the context of a decade’s worth of CES trend data
Technology Leaders' Briefing 2018
Actionable business intelligence from 17 major technology customers - broadcasters, platforms and technology giants. Their top 3 priorities revealed.
The Production Business
The first ever survey of how production companies produce, completed by 57 production companies of all sizes and kinds
Survey Report: Why we get trends wrong
Do media professionals have blind spots when it comes to the technologies they believe really matter? More effective technology trend analysis.
Survey Report: CES 2018
Unique insight into the world’s most famous technology show by analysing not only the show itself, but how it relates to previous CES events
Survey Report: Are we fit for Cyber War?
Are you proactive in establishing good security practice? Experts discuss the maturity of security thinking in the media sector
Survey Report: The Business Benefits of IP Production
The first ever assessment of where companies can expect to see the greatest ROI from committing to IP-based production
Survey Report: Connectivity Supply to Production
Identify the kind of connectivity provision appropriate to your production campany’s needs, with an indication of costs and type of service
Survey Report: CES 2017
Unique insight into the world’s most famous technology show. We analyse not only the show itself, but how it relates to previous CES events.
Survey Report: Decoding CES
What were the most significant trends from CES over the last 7 years? And what do they tell us about the future of technology and the media?
Survey Report: New Content Creators
The first ever qualitative research into the operational models of new content creators and their suppliers
Research in Events
Key Design Principles
27 August 2020
We reveal the common principles that need to inform the design of all media businesses in the wake of the pandemic, in the first of our Design for Tomorrow series.
24 September 2020
Join us in this Design for Tomorrow webinar to explore the key supply chain processes of content receipt, and preparation for distribution and archive.
Libraries & Archives
1 October 2020
Content companies need their content inventory to be usable and accessible - from anywhere. Find out how this can be achieved in the next Design for Tomorrow webinar.
15 October 2020
After the pandemic, how will production entities best design to be efficient, flexible, and responsive to different circumstances? Find out at this special Design for Tomorrow webinar.
12 November 2020
What kinds of business relationships will we need in the future? Our final Design for Tomorrow webinar explores how suppliers and customers can best support one another.
DPP Innovation Week
1-4 Sep 2020
Discover new and exciting products and services, understand the market and form partnerships during this week of speed pitches from DPP members
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