Technology, Media and Telecommunications
2014 Industry Outlooks
Technology, Media &
Entertainment, and Telecom
It's that time of year again when we've all made goals and are
looking forward to a fresh start in 2014. Economic uncertainty, demand for global content access, and
innovation in devices and services are among the trends facing the technology, media & entertainment,
and telecommunications industries. Exciting opportunities also abound for companies in these industries to
get ahead of trends and foster innovation. We picked the brains of our industry leaders to help you gear up
Mixed global demand due to ongoing economic uncertainties, an emerging class of
patent pirates and new avenues to raise capital are among trends facing the
technology industry in the coming year, according to Eric Openshaw, vice
chairman and U.S. Technology, Media & Telecommunications leader, Deloitte LLP.
Read on for his perspective on trends to watch and steps to take in 2014.
Follow Eric Openshaw on Twitter @eopenshaw.
Media & Entertainment
Consumer demand for ubiquitous content access and evolution of new economic
models, as well as shifts in how people consume media, are among the trends to
watch in the coming year, according to Jerry Belson, vice chairman and U.S.
Media & Entertainment leader, Deloitte Consulting LLP. Read on for his
perspective on what’s ahead for the media and entertainment industry.
Follow Jerry Belson on Twitter @JerryBelson.
Continued, robust growth in connectivity demand, persistent security challenges,
and continuing innovation in devices and services are among the trends facing the
Telecommunications industry in the coming year, according to Craig Wigginton,
Vice Chairman and U.S. Telecommunications leader, Deloitte & Touche LLP. Read
on for his perspective on trends to watch and steps to take in 2014.
Follow Craig Wigginton on Twitter @CraigWigginton.
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