Some Technology Trends to Consider

A new Deloitte Canada study has the following top ten predictions for 2013:

  1. Screen Shot 2013-01-17 at 11.32.58 AMOver 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?

Find the Slideshare here.

And the posting on Deloittes page here.


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