Category Archives: Tech Media Telecom

The future of the technology, media and telecommunications sector

The Technology, Media and Telecommunications sector (TMT) is one where change is a constant, risk is embraced on a daily basis, and innovation is relentless. Endless improvement means taking on – and taking advantage – of risk. Firms in this … Continue reading →

Opportunities and Risks, Brought to You by the Internet of Things

Devices are connecting. It will take a connected approach to manage IoT risks. Continue reading →

How Cognitive Computing is Transforming Global Industries

In March 2016, AlphaGo, a computer program developed by Google DeepMind in London, beat the longstanding world champion, Lee Sedol, in 4 out of 5 games of Go. In 2011, IBM’s Watson computer beat two former champions in multiple rounds … Continue reading →

Robots Are Here: Are We Ready?

Since the first computer-managed elements entered service in a General Motors auto manufacturing plant in 1961, almost every service and manufacturing industry in the world has benefited from increased automation provided — to a greater or lesser degree — by … Continue reading →

Content Protection and Digital Piracy – How Can You Protect Your Content?

Media Companies and Risk The internet has revolutionised the way the world is consuming content. Media companies have benefitted from increased access to worldwide audiences through multiple platforms; however, with online piracy rife throughout the world, these companies are having … Continue reading →

EMV Technology and the Liability Shift: What Businesses Should Consider

The introduction of EMV¹ chip card technology by credit card networks has played an important role in reducing international point of sale (POS) credit card fraud. This technology is being rolled out in the U.S., and card networks have introduced … Continue reading →

How to Create a Supply Chain Business Continuity Plan

Businesses Are Vulnerable To Disruption From Natural And Geo-Political Events Continue reading →

Don’t Let FinTech Eliminate Financial Access for Some

Technology-based financial innovation has transformed the financial sector. In particular, financial technology (FinTech) firms have revolutionised financial services for the historically underbanked or unbanked, who can now access, transfer and save money, particularly in parts of the world where mobile … Continue reading →

Wearable Technology: Going Out On a Limb

Contactless payments are a relatively new but well known phenomenon; in the U.K. consumers spent more than £2.5 billion via the technology in the first half of 2015. Transport for London adopted the technology in September 2014, and in the … Continue reading →

Understanding the EU Portability Rules for Digital Services

For media companies, intellectual property assets and the ability to exploit these assets remain at the core of their business. Attending to changes in copyright law within the jurisdictions they operate is key to managing their unique risks. With changes on … Continue reading →