What is Operational Readiness?

Posted by Murray Wilson Tue, 10 Aug 2010 16:49:00 GMT

If operators find newly-built broadcast television systems unwieldy, and they are neither fully trained nor fully engaged from the project start, an investment in operational readiness was probably not made by the systems integrator or design or engineering teams. What is operational readiness? Why does a major new project need operational readiness? Is it critical to the success of the venture?


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Helping Today's Broadcast Engineer Be Successful

Posted by murray Sat, 01 May 2010 16:05:00 GMT

Here’s an insightful article from Broadcast Engineering Magazine about the required skill sets of broadcast engineers as television delivery enters the world of IP. New digital video over IP facilities require a blend of broadcast and IT experience for an operator to be successful, and the marriage of these two disciplines is hard to find in one individual.


Recognize The Importance Of Operators

Posted by Murray Wilson Sat, 06 Feb 2010 18:45:00 GMT

In a column entitled Change: The Good, The Bad and the Ugly in TVTechnology, PBS Chief Technology Integration Officer Andre V. Mendes reminds us to appreciate the broadcast operators that have to run newly-built facilities, because human interaction with the new technology is a crucial consideration in any successful venture.