Exploring the Future of Audio Technology: An Insightful Discussion with Jim Garrett from Harman

In this episode of YourTechReport, Marc Aflalo interviews Jim Garrett, Senior Director of Product Strategy and Planning at Harman. They discuss the evolution of audio technology, the impact of the pandemic on consumer behavior, and the future of the audio market. Garrett highlights Harman’s science-based approach to audio design, the significance of wireless technology, and the importance of ease of use in product development. He also touches on the role of AI and the trend towards retro designs with modern features.

A Giant Wake-Up Call for Canadian Consumers, Businesses, and Telecom Giants

This past Friday, one of Canada’s major telecommunications companies, Rogers, suffered a “maintenance-update-gone-wrong” which caused a complete outage of their wireless and wireline services in the Country. This was a significant wake-up call to the millions of customers and businesses that rely on a single provider for their telecom needs, I being one of them. So we wanted to break it down and ask ourselves what could have been done better?

Joining us is Sandeep Panesar, EVP of Strategic Alliances at Turnium Technology Group. Sandeep is also a long-time contributor to YourTechReport and a member of the Marketing Advisory Council for the Linux Foundation.

Take a listen (www.yourtechreport.com) or watch (www.youtube.com/yourtechreport) as we break down the outage and ask a LOT of questions. Could this have been avoided? What lessons did we learn?