Category Archives: Tech Media Telecom

Tech, media, and telecom convergence in 2016

‘Convergence’ — the bundling of disparate communications, entertainment and utility services — will prove to be an important factor in M&A activity for 2016. Continue reading →

Emerging risks in the technology sector

Technology is becoming more and more embedded in our everyday life, and the internet of things (IoT) will bring connectivity to myriad products, such as cars, household appliances and clothing. How that data is used and protected will become paramount … Continue reading →

The risk manager of the future

Some people miss the good old days. I don’t. I’ve been around since the days when business was done on a napkin with people who were more like buddies than business partners and yes, when the deal was done, there … Continue reading →

Talent: a long-term risk for tech firms

Firms need to consider the impact of talent on their ability to enter new markets, and respond to new sources of competition. Continue reading →

The changing risk landscape for publishers in a digital world

For centuries, traditional print has been society’s primary conveyor of information. But much has changed since the advent of broadcast radio and television. Today, the internet presents print media with arguably the biggest disruptor the industry has ever faced. Continue reading →

New competitors, new strategies: Top risk for tech, media and telecom firms

Despite the high value placed on innovation in traditional areas (e.g., products, services, supply chain, global delivery, etc), technology, media and telecommunications (TMT) firms face threats from new and emerging competitors, who out-innovate them in business model and strategy design. Continue reading →

Harnessing the power of digital devices in TMT

For companies in the technology, media and telecommunications (TMT) sector, digitalisation is both an opportunity and a challenge. The last decade has seen rapid growth in both the way businesses use connected and digital tools in their operations, and in … Continue reading →

Cyberattack: A many-headed monster facing TMT firms

Tech, media, and telecom executives find, cyberattacks to be the fourth-greatest risk facing the sector, and the greatest threat to technology firms. Continue reading →

Risky business? Managing IP and piracy threats in Latin American TMT

Regulation and legal risks are the most pressing concerns for Latin America’s technology, media and telecommunications (TMT) businesses. In research for Willis Towers Watson’s TMT Risk Index 2016, the three greatest risks all fall within the megatrend of regulation and … Continue reading →

The interest rate dilemma for European tech, media & telecom firms

Executives across Europe may have different opinions on their greatest risk but all agree that interest rate fluctuations are their second-greatest risk. Continue reading →