Over the last ten years, the Technology, Media and Telecommunications (TMT) sector - and its impact on how we work, live and are entertained - has changed markedly. We understand the challenges and convergences of the industries in which our clients operate, and work collaboratively to provide a tailored approach to their business needs. Our Deloitte industry professionals are able to provide our clients with proven Pan African professional services combined with global expertise, for an integrated business approach. As a seamlessly united group, Deloitte has the capability to easily move resources and talents to where they are required based upon client needs and as such, are able to offer unique and comprehensive solutions to our clients.
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Blurring the lines
2013 TMT Global Security Study
Deloitte’s Information Security Survey of the world’s largest Technology, Media and Telecommunications (TMT) companies provides valuable insight for the industry in South Africa. Although the information security landscape that local TMT companies find themselves in differs from their global counterparts in certain areas, the increasing presence of local TMT companies in cyber space, along with rising internet penetration in South Africa, greater bandwidth linking South Africa to the rest of the world, and the burgeoning adoption of mobile technology, means that the differences in the landscape will diminish, and diminish soon.
In the past few years Africa is suddenly in everyone’s sight. Mineral wealth and increasing urbanisation has led to many of the continent’s countries posting significant GDP growth figures. Companies contemplating doing business in Africa should recognise they face opportunity and risk in equal measure. Deloitte recognises that solutions developed outside Africa (be it Europe, Middle East or Asia) do not seem to work well in Africa. Therefore, the goal is finding the right solutions for a particular country and not assuming imported solutions or Africa-wide solutions work for every situation.
The State of the Global Mobile Consumer
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The Post Digital Environment
Today, so much corporate time and effort is focused on adapting to new technological developments in the pursuit of satisfying the growing demands of customers, shareholders and employees.
Social Media in Africa
It’s almost impossible these days to have a conversation that doesn’t touch on the world of social media. Our world in Africa has now passed “the tipping point” where more and cheaper bandwidth, combined with cheaper and increasingly versatile mobile devices have been inextricably linked to a universe of highly-functional and user-friendly platforms.
TMT Predictions 2012
Welcome to the 11th edition of Deloitte’s Predictions for the technology, media & telecommunications (TMT) sector. This annual publication presents Deloitte’s view of key developments over the next 12-18 months that are likely to have significant medium- to long-term impacts for companies in TMT and other industries.