"LF: Can you elaborate on what your IT environment is
doing? Is it handling business data, video file management,
"Broadwater: Our IT environment is responsible for all IT/IS
operations from Line of Business Applications, Databases,
File/Print Systems, Directory Management, Intranet, Extranet,
Public Websites, Production editing environments, Video
fulfillment, Digital Distribution, Asset Management, etc.
"LF: What unique challenges and advantages, besides Muppets,
does the Workshop have?
"Broadwater: Sesame Workshop has 40 years worth of digital media
over 20 programs (Sesame Street, The Electric Company, Pinky Dinky
Doo, Sagwa, Dragon Tales, 321 Contact, etc.) distributed to over
120 countries with 32 countries having unique versions of Sesame
Street tailored to their culture and educational needs. Sesame
deals with over 1,000 international partners. All of this while
being a non-profit organization."