Want to stay plugged in to the biggest trends in technology, media, and telecom? Our TMT podcast series takes what you need to know and breaks it down into something more User Friendly. From social responsibility to the next emerging technologies, industry leaders join us to dive into the biggest topics shaping your business—and the world around you.
Leadership in an age of disruption
In this episode of the User Friendly podcast, Jason Girzadas, managing principal - Businesses, Global, and Strategic Services, and Jessica Kosmowski, US Ecosystems & Alliances leader, join host Hanish Patel to explore the key trends and forces shaping the future of business and other business leadership topics. They discuss the exponential pace of change in business and society accelerated by technological shifts, how TMT companies are at the center of these changes, and the role of leaders to navigate these disruptive dynamics and sustain success.
Social Impact of Technology with HPE
In this episode of the User Friendly podcast, Monica Batchelder, chief sustainability officer at Hewlett Packard Enterprise, and Rafi Addlestone, global TMT ESG leader at Deloitte UK, join host Hanish Patel to discuss the impact of technology in society and how it can help accelerate change—whether connecting ecosystems and enabling digitization or reducing e-waste and providing more transparency through tracking and automation. Together, they examine how companies can play a variety of roles to accelerate progress on equity, health, and education, and better support ESG initiatives overall.
Shifting sports landscape with US soccer
In this episode of the User Friendly podcast, David Wright, chief commercial officer at US Soccer, and Chad Deweese, senior manager in Deloitte’s sports practice, join host Hanish Patel to explore the shifting sports landscape through the lens of Major League Soccer’s explosive growth in the United States. Together, they look at how technology and innovation may impact the fan experience over the next 10 years—and how sports organizations can create a cohesive and seamless experience for their fans across all channels while adding value.
The future of search with Google
Natural language processing, neural networks, and other technological advancements are expanding our ability to access the world’s information. In this episode, User Friendly podcast host Hanish Patel sits down with Google’s Pandu Nayak and Deloitte’s Ragu Gurumurthy to examine technology’s ability to supercharge the types of information we can understand and how that can translate into enterprise value.
Semiconductor trends to watch
In this episode of the User Friendly podcast, host Hanish Patel is joined by Deloitte’s Christie Simons, Audit & Assurance TMT industry leader, and Duncan Stewart, director of TMT research at Deloitte Canada, to explore how semiconductor companies can take steps to become more agile and sustain a competitive advantage. They also share their hopeful predictions about the future of semiconductors.
Explore the articles discussed in this episode:
2022 semiconductor industry outlook Five fixes for the semiconductor chip shortage 2021 Semiconductor Transformation Study
The Metaverse Explained
In this episode of the User Friendly podcast, host Hanish Patel is joined by Mic Locker, US Telecom, Media & Entertainment sector leader for Deloitte Consulting, to explore the many different facets of the metaverse and its applications. They also discuss the opportunities, challenges, and future of the metaverse for TMT companies, the tech sector, the creator economy, and more.
Excellent for Business & Tech
I love listening to this podcast because I have a huge passion for Business and Technology! This podcast will give you the latest technology trends businesses should utilize in order to grow and impact the world.
Fantastic, timely way to stay up to date on tech trends!
This podcast is a great way to keep up with new trends in tech, media, and connectivity! Episodes are engaging and timely with meaningful information to reflect on your own day to day or organization.
Great series for keeping up with tech
Looking forward to listening to more episodes