TMT Predictions 2013

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Deloitte’s Technology, Media & Telecommunications (TMT) Predictions shed light on the trends that will impact Canadian businesses in 2013.

What new funding trend could complement your existing venture capital efforts in 2013? How could your company leverage the “Bring Your Own Computer” policy as a key tool? These are just a few of the insights your company will gain in reading Deloitte’s Technology, Media & Telecommunications (TMT) Predictions 2013.

Deloitte’s TMT Predictions are based on worldwide research – including in-depth interviews with clients, Deloitte alumni, industry analysts, global industry leaders and more than 8,000 Deloitte practitioners.

Deloitte TMT Predictions 2013 from Deloitte Canada

Our top 10 Canadian predictions for 2013

  1. Over 90% of user-generated passwords will be vulnerable in seconds – what authentication practices could your organization adopt?
  2. More than 99% of North American TV subscribers will continue to subscribe – what group of customers should TV operators pay focus on and how?
  3. Two of the top three over-the-top (OTT) TV program and movie services are likely to be provided by existing broadcasters or distributors – what steps could pay TV companies take to improve perceptions of value for their service?
  4. TV screens with 4 times the resolution of HD will hit the Canadian market by year-end – will the significant capital expenditure that is required translate into success?
  5. The traditional PC will continue to be the primary device for work and play – how can this trend prove accurate while the proportion of traffic from other devices is growing?
  6. Despite some real risks, crowdfunding portals will raise $3 billion in the year ahead – what are the key risks your company should be aware of?
  7. Seeing mobile advertising as two distinct categories - tablets and smartphones - will be the only way for businesses to unleash innovation in each – what kinds of opportunities in second screening do smartphones and tablets offer?
  8. Over 90% of Fortune 500 companies will have an Enterprise Social Network (ESN) – what is critical in building an ESN your employees will actually use?
  9. Over 50% of Fortune 500 companies will allow employees to bring their own computer at work – how can the voluntary “Bring Your Own Computer” policy become a key tool in the organization?
  10. Wireless spectrum exhaustion will lead to more congestion for users – what can regulators and carriers do to alleviate this issue?

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