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Michal Tsur
Dr. Michal Tsur (@michts) is co-founder and president of Kaltura, a leading tech company that has created the world’s first open source video platform, transforming the way people work, learn and entertain with video.

Entries by Michal Tsur

The Human Touch: Harnessing the Human Aspect of Business Video to Connect and Engage

(0) Comments | Posted October 12, 2015 | 10:59 AM

Businesses do not exhibit emotions. Neither do products. But humans do. Which is why video is such a potent business tool. Watching someone on video instantly adds an extra dimension - a more personal, more authentic interaction. Video generates more of an emotional response than any other means of remote...

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Why Personalizing Video Learning in the Classroom is Important

(0) Comments | Posted September 3, 2015 | 5:16 PM

From kindergarten to college, our classrooms are teeming with a dizzying array of students with diverse talents and interests and different learning styles.

A considerable proportion of these students don't fit the traditional "listen/read/write" mold that we remember from our schooldays, despite this still being the norm today.

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Research Confirms Video Improves Learning Results

(1) Comments | Posted April 1, 2014 | 1:32 PM

Is video really better than the written word when it comes to information retention, education, and overall experience? Survey says: Yes!

My company, Kaltura, recently published the inaugural State of Video in Education report in which more than 500 educational professionals from across 300 institutions unanimously agreed that video has...

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The Rise of New York's Internationally Founded Tech Startups

(0) Comments | Posted November 12, 2013 | 11:57 AM

New York City has rapidly been emerging as a hub of tech innovation. But a major, if overlooked, part of that growth has been due to startups founded internationally making NYC their home.

According to a Sept. 30 report released by the Bloomberg Technology Summit, the tech-information sector...

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7 Reasons Virtual Conferences Will Transform Industries Worldwide

(0) Comments | Posted June 11, 2013 | 11:28 AM

Until a couple of years ago, I never seriously considered attending or launching a virtual conference. It seemed to me that I would miss out on the main benefits that I found in face-to-face conferences - networking, meeting new people and enjoying the exhibit hall browsing experience. But after attending...

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How Video Should Be Adopted in the Enterprise

(0) Comments | Posted April 12, 2013 | 5:12 PM

Video has become the new de-facto medium of choice for people online today. Specifically within the enterprise, video has seen very significant growth over the past 18 months. Gartner clients claim that the amount of video their organizations create and consume is increasing at rates varying from 50 to 200...

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It's Time to Flip Our Classrooms

(19) Comments | Posted March 1, 2013 | 11:53 AM

There has been a lot of recent buzz around the concept of the "flipped classroom," and for good reason: The traditional classroom format doesn't seem to be working for America's youth. Studies show that U.S. students lag behind many of their foreign peers -- in countries like Chile,...

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Video Is the New Frontier for Schools

(0) Comments | Posted February 20, 2013 | 3:32 PM

Cisco predicts the majority of all Internet traffic will be video traffic by 2016, and nearly 80 percent of Web users between the ages of 15 and 64 watch videos online weekly.

Educational institutions have been recently embracing video for teaching and learning, for community building, to support...

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How to Employ Women in the Tech Industry

(12) Comments | Posted September 12, 2012 | 2:30 PM

As the burgeoning tech industry continues to do its part to create jobs in a struggling U.S. economy, a major portion of the population has been mostly left out of the tech boom. Despite playing an early role in tech's expansion in the 1990s, women are currently a noted minority...

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