Synopsis

Deloitte Global Insights is an audio news podcast that delves into the business strategies that address the issues affecting your industry. Topics such as globalization, accounting, tax, finance, technology, risk management, governance and much more are discussed with some of the industries? most experienced minds at the Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu member firms.

Episodes

  • The schedule dominates, still

    The schedule dominates, still

    12/03/2012

    For all the talk of the death of linear television, 95 percent of all television programmes watched in 2012 will be live or within a day of the original broadcast.

  • Targeted television advertisements miss the target

    Targeted television advertisements miss the target

    12/03/2012

    Prohibitive development costs will keep targeted advertising, based on data such as income or age, to a fraction of the total 2012 global television advertising spend.

  • Extracting the premium from social games

    Extracting the premium from social games

    12/03/2012

    In 2012, companies will need to evolve away from the "freemium" model that has propelled them into the spotlight to take a greater portion of the US$63 billion global games market.

  • A “brand” new day for online ads

    A “brand” new day for online ads

    12/03/2012

    The advertising market is set to expand across the board in 2012 but the online branding segment is set to outpace the traditional and online markets in terms of growth.

  • Market research is all in your head: MRI machines and media

    Market research is all in your head: MRI machines and media

    12/03/2012

    The advertising industry will have brains on the brain in 2012 as the use of functional Magnetic Resonance Imaging - fMRI - machines grows in influence.

  • Consumer tech demand defies the economic headwinds

    Consumer tech demand defies the economic headwinds

    12/03/2012

    Demand for consumer technology will continue to advance in 2012 with record numbers of smartphones and tablets likely to be sold and demand from emerging markets for lower-cost televisions and computers boosting volumes.

  • It takes two to tablet: the rise of the multi-tablet owner

    It takes two to tablet: the rise of the multi-tablet owner

    12/03/2012

    The tablet explosion has shown little sign of slowing down since the format hit the market in 2010 and in 2012 it is set to take on the mantle of the most rapid "multi-anything" market penetration in history.

  • Technology overview

    Technology overview

    12/03/2012

    Eric Openshaw, of Deloitte LLP in the United States, provides an overview of technology trends for 2012 including the rise of big data, hard drive storage, ambient radio frequency power harvesting, 3D printing, the tablet market, and consumer spending.

  • 3D Printing is here – but the factory in every home isn’t here yet!

    3D Printing is here – but the factory in every home isn’t here yet!

    12/03/2012

    3D printing has caught the attention of the public but the hype around the technology does not recognize the severe limitations of the concept.

  • Ambient radio frequency power harvesting: a drop in the bucket

    Ambient radio frequency power harvesting: a drop in the bucket

    09/03/2012

    Wireless power transmission - where TV towers and mobile phone masts could be used to create a sea of ambient radio frequency (RF) energy to power devices - will remain a niche market during 2012 due to significant technical challenges.

  • Hard times for the hard drive: solid state storage surges

    Hard times for the hard drive: solid state storage surges

    09/03/2012

    Duncan Stewart, co-author of the 2012 Technology, Media & Telecommunications Predictions, talks about data storage trends for the coming year.

  • Billions and billions: big data becomes a big deal

    Billions and billions: big data becomes a big deal

    09/03/2012

    Big data may still be in its infancy, but Deloitte predicts that the industry will see revenues between US1-1.5 billion in 2012.

  • Web bypass: delivering connectivity without the Internet

    Web bypass: delivering connectivity without the Internet

    09/03/2012

    The strain on networks, both fixed and mobile, may force more people to turn to short-range wireless connections to transfer data. Paul Lee, co-author of TMT predictions, talks about the options.

  • So many apps – so little to download

    So many apps – so little to download

    09/03/2012

    With so many apps on offer, app-store providers should consider ways to improve and assure the quality of the products available to help drive success.

  • The $100 smartphone reaches its first half billion

    The $100 smartphone reaches its first half billion

    09/03/2012

    Learn about factors fueling the rise of the $100 smartphone, market segments most attracted to the lower-cost devices, and the impact of this trend on related industries.

  • Here come more data caps: it’s the end of the (wire)line for unlimited Internet

    Here come more data caps: it’s the end of the (wire)line for unlimited Internet

    09/03/2012

    The demand for data has seen many mobile phone networks call time on the “all-you-can-eat” world and 2012 could be the year that a similar trend occurs in the fixed line broadband market.

  • NFC and mobile devices: payments and more!

    NFC and mobile devices: payments and more!

    09/03/2012

    The number of devices with embedded near-field communications (NFC) technology is set to soar to the 300 million level by the end of 2013. Duncan Stewart, co-author of the 2012 Technology, Media and Telecommunicaitons Predictions, talks about what's ahead for this technology.

  • TMT Predictions 2012 overview

    TMT Predictions 2012 overview

    09/03/2012

    Jolyon Barker talks about overall trends in Technology, Media and Telecommunications for 2012.

  • Sustainability 2011: The podcast

    Sustainability 2011: The podcast

    18/10/2011

    Senior Deloitte leaders discuss the dynamics and challenges driving sustainability efforts in the global marketplace.

  • Consumers and health care

    Consumers and health care

    21/07/2011

    Learn about results of the 2011 global survey of health care consumers.

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