Category Archives: Tech Media Telecom

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 →

Legal and regulatory risks dominate North American TMT

North American technology, media and telecoms firms cited legal or regulatory challenges as 6 of their top 10 risks in our recent risk index. Continue reading →

Tech, media and telecom firms fear fines and penalties most

Regulatory and legal risk was consistently viewed by TMT survey respondents as the area posing the greatest challenges. Continue reading →