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Dbriefs Industries Webcasts

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Upcoming webcasts

Technology, Media, & Telecommunications
Making AI real: Considerations for TMT companies

28 November, 1 p.m. ET | 18:00 GMT

Host: Paul Sallomi, partner, Deloitte Tax LLP

Artificial intelligence (AI) technologies, also known as cognitive technologies, are at the forefront of the fourth industrial revolution. How are technology, media, and telecommunications (TMT) companies leveraging AI to extract the most value for their organizations? We'll discuss:

  • Which AI technologies early adopters are using.
  • How organizations are accelerating their rate of AI adoption and moving from pilot to full production.
  • Which use cases are driving the most value for TMT organizations.
  • Risk and ethical considerations for TMT companies.

Participants will gain new insights on these and other issues as TMT companies continue to evaluate their future with AI technologies.

Technology, Media, & Telecommunications
Mobile usage trends: What does 2019 have in store?

13 December, 11 a.m. ET | 16:00 GMT

Host: Kevin Westcott, principal, Deloitte Consulting LLP

Mobile devices are in many ways embedded in the daily lives of people around the world. With shifting consumer habits, mobile trends, and new technologies pointing to upcoming trends in the mobile world, what should technology, telecommunications, and media companies consider during the coming year, especially relating to growth opportunities? We'll discuss:

  • Leading mobile trends in the United States.
  • Consumers' device and service preferences.
  • New opportunities for players in the mobile ecosystem.

Participants will learn results of Deloitte's 2018 global survey of mobile consumers and explore ways companies can capitalize on the latest developments in mobility.

Archived Webcasts

Technology, Media, & Telecommunications
Flexible consumption: Insights for shifting to an as-a-service model

17 September 2018

Host: Paul Sallomi, partner, Deloitte Tax LLP

Businesses of many shapes and sizes are using cloud computing and software-as-a-service solutions to gain rapid access to world-class IT capabilities. What should companies consider as they make a shift to a flexible consumption model or optimize their existing model? We'll discuss:

  • Enterprise customer trends and buying patterns when evaluating vendors that employ flexible consumption models.
  • Pain points often encountered, and improvements that can be made, when converting to or operating in a new consumption model.
  • Consumption trends such as annual spending on as-a-service models.

Participants will hear results of the Deloitte flexible consumption survey and better understand how to evolve their business to meet customer demands.

 

Oil & Gas
Diversification and portfolio trends in upstream oil and gas

17 July 2018

Host: Andrew Slaughter, managing director, Deloitte Services LP

Always subject to cyclical changes and commodity price volatility, the upstream oil and gas business has been particularly stressed by the recent oil price downturn. How have upstream portfolios changed over time, and how well prepared are they for future volatility? We'll discuss:

  • How portfolios are changing over time to adapt to a shifting market environment.
  • How portfolios can be shaped to address risks and capitalize on opportunities in an uncertain future.
  • The attributes of a future-ready portfolio, including: consistency of strategy in an actively managed portfolio, a focus on investment cycles, and prioritizing operational excellence over location.

Participants will gain an understanding of the changing shape of upstream oil and gas portfolios and the attributes needed to perform in a volatile market.

Technology, Media, & Telecommunications
The future of advertising: What impacts and opportunities will emerge?

30 May 2018

Host: Danny Ledger, principal, Deloitte Consulting

The advertising market is undergoing a dramatic shift, with a variety of trends impacting the value chain and reshaping the future of the US advertising ecosystem, particularly in video. What should advertisers and publishers expect as this new ecosystem emerges? We'll discuss:

  • How consumer behavior is evolving and its impact on advertising.
  • Key drivers that are causing significant changes in the industry.
  • When the changes might have material impacts on the video advertising space and practical considerations for addressing them.

Participants will learn results of a new Deloitte research study and gain new insights on what to expect with the future of advertising.

Technology, Media, & Telecommunications
Digital media trends: Multigenerational perspectives and implications

17 April 2018

Host: Kevin Westcott, principal, Deloitte Consulting LLP

As digital media evolves, consumers across age groups are changing the way they use and consume content. For technology, media, and telecommunications (TMT) companies, harnessing these attitudes and behaviors can mean the difference between thriving or fading. We'll discuss:

  • Increasingly sophisticated media consumption habits, product and device ownership, streaming video, binge watching, data privacy, and advertising.
  • How technology use and content consumption differ by generation.
  • How business models and economics are evolving and adapting to new technologies and consumer behaviors.

Participants will learn results of Deloitte's Digital Media Trends 2018, 12th edition, formerly the Digital Democracy survey, and how these trends might impact strategic planning for TMT companies.

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