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DPP: “Customer and vendor relationships healthy”

The DPP, the media industry’s business network, has published its most recent How To Buy Better report. After carrying out an industry survey and facilitating group discussions between customers and vendors, the report reveals the true picture about customer and vendor relationships. It contains information on how both parties would like to change procurement processes, […]

November 28, 2022

DPP: “Future standards process must be more agile”

The DPP, the media industry’s business network, has published its latest report The Truth About Standards. Enabled by DPP member company Ross Video, the report explores trends in interoperability, from formal standards to open source. It looks at the benefits of standards, the realities of implementation, and the industry’s frustrations. It goes on to outline […]

October 19, 2022

The DPP becomes independent organisation

The DPP, the media business network, has announced plans to become fully self-sufficient. The founding shareholder members, BBC, ITV and C4 will relinquish their Board positions and revert to normal DPP membership. This change in control acknowledges the evolution of the DPP since it was founded in 2015. It has fulfilled its original purpose of […]

October 3, 2022

Report: ‘story centric’ right approach for news

The DPP, the media industry’s business network, has released the third and final report in the Tomorrow’s News series – Making The News. More than any other content type, news is experiencing disruption in formats and outputs. In this final report, 34 contributors were brought together to examine the technology and workflow changes necessary to […]

September 13, 2022

Report: Commercial news must diversify revenue streams

The DPP, the media industry’s business network, has published The News Business, the second report in the DPP’s Tomorrow’s News series. The report brings together experts from across the news space to investigate what it really takes to both make news and make money. “While TV bulletins still attract large viewing figures, to stay relevant, […]

September 2, 2022

TMT Insights boosts presence in UK and Europe

TMT Insights is increasing its presence and capacity across the UK and Europe. Through hiring, membership, and engagement with key industry bodies and events, the company says it is positioning itself to respond to high demand for its media expertise. Most notably, the company has appointed BBC Studios and Warner Bros Discovery alum Ben Blomfield […]

August 22, 2022

50 media companies make DPP sustainability pledge

The DPP, the media industry’s business network, has announced that 50 media companies have officially joined its DPP Committed to Sustainability programme. The scheme, enabled by DPP members Atos and Red Bee Media, was first launched at the DPP Technology Leaders’ Briefing in 2019 and was set up to celebrate and promote good practice in […]

March 29, 2022

DPP: “Media industry determined to reset”

The DPP, the media industry’s business network, has published its annual predictions report. In its sixth year and enabled by DPP member company Zixi, the DPP 2022 Predictions were drawn up by 31 senior leaders from across the DPP membership. They paint a picture of an industry determined to grow and adapt to rapid change […]

February 7, 2022

DPP publishes Recommendation DPP008 B2B Metadata Exchange

The DPP, the media industry’s business network, has published Recommendation DPP008 Business to Business Metadata Exchange. Building on the insights from a number of DPP members, Business to Business Metadata Exchange aims to reduce friction in the media supply chain at the points of content interchange, specifically around the exchange of metadata. “While the interchange […]

January 14, 2022

DPP, SMPTE publish updates to IMF documentation

The DPP, the media industry’s business network, has collaborated with SMPTE on the publication of a new pair of SMPTE Recommended Disclosure Documents for the Interoperable Master Format (IMF), resulting in adoption by the BBC this summer. The aim of these publications is to provide increased efficiency to broadcasters and online content providers when mastering […]

August 4, 2021