Thanks to YouTube and the proliferation of video recording and production technologies, we now live in a video-centered society in which a short, focused video can take the place of traditional text.
For solutions content, we can tap into this video/visual-centric trend by producing a short video with an overview of the solution. This video could show the business value, the major components of the solution, and maybe it bit about how it works to provide a big-picture context that will later aid in the assimilation of the technical details of planning and configuration.
Here are some examples:
Questions for SAB members: Should Microsoft solutions content have short, overview videos? If so, what are the key attributes of these videos?
Here is a list to get started (feel free to add):
Another question for SAB members: For the information covered in the video, what is the most important?
You can add comments to this blog post, join the corresponding thread about this topic in the All Network group of the SAB Yammer network, or send your detailed feedback to email@example.com.
Thanks in advance for your input!