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Top Tech Trends

Deloitte's Technology, Media and Telecommunications (TMT) industry group recently released "Predictions 2007," a series of three reports that examine emerging developments and how

they will shape the TMT marketplace. The usual suspects that impact communicators topped the list, with trends pointing to:

  • A continued evolution of social networking media;

  • A move towards green technologies as portable power needs increase;
  • Law-driven digital storage expansion based on companies' legal obligations to keep years of data;
  • User-generated content continuing to empower consumers, making them proverbial media moguls; and
  • The development of new media metrics and comparable statistics, allowing companies, customers and investors to more accurately judge performance.