Webcasts and Workshops

Workshops and webcasts are an effective means to gain the benefits of Parks Associates' research and analysis on the changing market and new challenges and opportunities for the IoT, connected entertainment, and the smart home. For more information, please contact Parks Associates or call 972.490.1113

During webcasts, which typically run one hour and 15 minutes, analysts present an average of 25-30 slides. Q&A time is available at the end of the presentation, time permitting, or participants can email the presenting analyst after the webcast. A copy of the slide deck and recording is provided to all attendees after the webcast takes place.

At Parks Associates workshops, the analyst team hosts multiple sessions and presents topline consumer data and forecasts, industry insights, recommendations, and analysis on key topics for the IoT in an intimate setting, with networking and interaction throughout the day.

Archived Webcasts View Current Webcasts

Date Webcast Time
2014
Dec 2 Smart Home Strategies and Partnerships for Energy Utilities
Analyst(s): Tom Kerber, Director, IoT Strategy
8:00-9:15 AM CST
Oct 28 Key Competitive Elements for Smart Home Service Providers
Analyst(s): Tom Kerber, Director, IoT Strategy
1:00-2:15 PM CST
Oct 14 Closing the IoT Gap with Specialized Tech Support
Analyst(s): Patrice Samuels, Senior Analyst
1:00-2:15 PM CST
Oct 1 Navigating Cloud Solutions: CE and the Future of Video
Analyst(s): Glenn Hower, Senior Analyst
11:00-12:15 PM CST
Sep 23 The Technology to Deliver Millions of Connected Homes
Analyst(s): Tom Kerber, Director, IoT Strategy
9:00-10:15 AM CST
Aug 20 The Internet of Things: Impact on Support Services and Solutions
Analyst(s): Patrice Samuels, Senior Analyst
1:00-2:15 PM CST
Jun 26 Engaging Consumers with Connected Health Technologies
Analyst(s): Harry Wang, Senior Director of Research
1:00-2:15 PM CST
Apr 23 Internet of Things: Smart Home Success through Bundled Services
Analyst(s): Stuart Sikes, President
8:00-9:15 AM CST
Mar 27 OTT Services: Moving from Sideline to Primetime
Analyst(s): Brett Sappington, Senior Director of Research
1:00-2:15 PM CST
Feb 20 Supporting the Connected Home: Preventing The Internet Of Broken Things
Analyst(s): Patrice Samuels, Senior Analyst
1:00-2:15 PM CST
Feb 4 Partner or Compete: Utility Decisions on Home Energy Management
Analyst(s): Tom Kerber, Director, IoT Strategy
1:00-2:15 PM CST
2013
Dec 12 Content, Connected CE, and the Smart Home: 2014 Trends
Analyst(s): Parks Associates, About Parks Associates
1:00-2:15 PM CST
Nov 19 Evolving Technical Support for the Connected Home
Analyst(s): Patrice Samuels, Senior Analyst
1:00-2:15 PM CST
Nov 6 Understanding Revenue Models for Smart Home Technologies
Analyst(s): Tom Kerber, Director, IoT Strategy
7:00-8:15 AM CST
Sep 26 Connected Medical Devices: Driving Connected Care
Analyst(s): Harry Wang, Senior Director of Research
1:00-2:15 PM CST
Aug 21 Multiscreen Strategies for IPTV Operators
Analyst(s): Brett Sappington, Senior Director of Research
10:00-11:15 AM CST
Jul 25 Cloud Storage Challenges
Analyst(s): John Barrett, Director of Consumer Analytics
1:00-2:15 PM CST
Jul 10 Building a Differentiated User Experience in the Connected Home
Analyst(s): Tom Kerber, Director, IoT Strategy
1:00-2:15 PM CST
Jun 27 Operators' Survival Guide, Episode 2: Show Me the Money
Analyst(s): Brett Sappington, Senior Director of Research
9:00-10:15 AM CST
Jun 11 Outlook for the Smart Home in Europe
Analyst(s): Tom Kerber, Director, IoT Strategy
4:00-5:15 AM CST
May 30 Success Factors in the Connected Home
Analyst(s): Tom Kerber, Director, IoT Strategy
1:00-2:15 PM CST
Apr 17 Pay-TV Re-connectors and the Netflix Exes
Analyst(s): John Barrett, Director of Consumer Analytics
1:00-2:15 PM CST
Mar 28 M2M: The Next Billion Mobile Connections
Analyst(s): Jennifer Kent, Director, Research Quality & Product Development
1:00-2:15 PM CST
Mar 7 Premium Support for the Home Network
Analyst(s): Patrice Samuels, Senior Analyst
1:00-2:15 PM CST
Feb 7 Business Models for Energy Services
Analyst(s): Tom Kerber, Director, IoT Strategy
1:00-2:15 PM CST
Jan 22 Key Factors Shaping the Connected Home
Analyst(s): Parks Associates, About Parks Associates
1:00-2:15 PM CST
2012
Dec 13 ACOs and Connected Care: Technology Meets New Care Model
Analyst(s): Harry Wang, Senior Director of Research
1:00-2:15 PM CST
Nov 7 Expanding Home Security: Understand the New Value Proposition
Analyst(s): Tom Kerber, Director, IoT Strategy
1:00-2:15 PM CST
Oct 11 Connected Device Apps: From Creation to Consumption
Analyst(s): TBA
1:00-2:15 PM CST
Aug 30 4G/LTE: Operator Strategies and Consumer Perspectives
Analyst(s): Jennifer Kent, Director, Research Quality & Product Development
1:00-2:15 PM CST
Jul 26 Emerging Distribution Models for Online Entertainment
Analyst(s): Pietro Macchiarella, Research Analyst
1:00-2:15 PM CST
Jun 21 Multiscreen Video: Growth and Challenges
Analyst(s): Brett Sappington, Senior Director of Research
1:00-2:15 PM CST
May 17 Engaging Consumers - IP & Energy Services
Analyst(s): Tom Kerber, Director, IoT Strategy
1:00-2:15 PM CST
Apr 26 New Developments in the Connected Home
Analyst(s): Parks Associates, About Parks Associates
1:00-2:15 PM CST
Apr 12 Engaging Consumers in Personal Health Management
Analyst(s): Harry Wang, Senior Director of Research
1:00-2:15 PM CST
Mar 8 Digital Distribution
Analyst(s): Pietro Macchiarella, Research Analyst
1:00-2:15 PM CST
Feb 22 Redefining Video Discovery
Analyst(s): Parks Associates, About Parks Associates
1:00-2:15 PM CST
Jan 26 2012 Consumer & Technology Trends
Analyst(s): Parks Associates, About Parks Associates
1:00-2:15 PM CST
2011
Dec 15 Smart Grid 2.0: From the Meter into the Home
Analyst(s): Tom Kerber, Director, IoT Strategy
1:00-2:15 PM CST
Nov 17 The New World: IP Home Management Services
Analyst(s): Tricia Parks, Chairman, Founder, President, and CEO
1:00-2:15 PM CST
Oct 20 Digital Living in Europe
Analyst(s): Brett Sappington, Senior Director of Research
10:00-11:15 AM CST
Aug 25 Mobile Health
Analyst(s): Harry Wang, Senior Director of Research
1:00-2:15 PM CST
Aug 4 Connected CE Consumer Tracker and Outlook
Analyst(s): TBA
1:00-2:15 PM CST
Jun 2 The Market Opportunity for SMB Technical Support - presented by Parks Associates and PlumChoice
Analyst(s): TBA
12:00-1:15 AM CST
May 26 Advanced TV Services
Analyst(s): Brett Sappington, Senior Director of Research
1:00-2:15 PM CST
Apr 28 Advanced Advertising Metrics: A Market Assessment
Analyst(s): TBA
1:00-2:15 PM CST
Mar 31 Mobile Broadband
Analyst(s): Harry Wang, Senior Director of Research
1:00-2:15 PM CST
Feb 24 Social Gaming
Analyst(s): Pietro Macchiarella, Research Analyst
1:00-2:15 PM CST
Jan 20 What's Hot in 2011
Analyst(s): Parks Associates, About Parks Associates
1:00-2:15 PM CST
2010
Nov 18 Holiday Shopping Forecasts
Analyst(s): Tricia Parks, Chairman, Founder, President, and CEO
1:00-2:15 PM CST
Oct 28 Mobile Applications: Trick or Treat?
Analyst(s): TBA
1:00-2:15 PM CST
Sep 30 Energy in the Home
Analyst(s): TBA
1:00-2:15 PM CST
Aug 26 Connected TV Outlook - Sponsored by HomeGrid Forum
Analyst(s): TBA
1:00-2:15 PM CST
Jul 22 TV Everywhere
Analyst(s): TBA
1:00-2:15 PM CST
Jun 24 Trends in 3D TV
Analyst(s): Pietro Macchiarella, Research Analyst
1:00-2:15 PM CST
Apr 22 Mobile Internet Devices - Sponsored by PacketVideo
Analyst(s): Harry Wang, Senior Director of Research
1:00-2:15 PM CST
Mar 25 Advances in Television Advertising
Analyst(s): TBA
1:00-2:15 PM CST
Feb 25 Residential Energy Management
Analyst(s): TBA
1:00-2:15 PM CST
Feb 4 Analyst Roundtable: Consumer Electronics and Services Outlook for 2010
Analyst(s): TBA
1:00-2:15 PM CST
2009
Dec 17 Smartphones: The Star of Digital Convergence
Analyst(s): Harry Wang, Senior Director of Research
1:00-2:15 PM CST
Nov 19 Mobile Advertising
Analyst(s): TBA
1:00-2:15 PM CST
Oct 22 The Set-top Box: Convergence and the Connected Home
Analyst(s): Parks Associates, About Parks Associates
1:00-2:15 PM CST
Sep 24 Year-end Outlook for Consumer Electronics Purchases
Analyst(s): Tricia Parks, Chairman, Founder, President, and CEO
1:00-2:15 PM CST
Aug 27 Trends in Connected CE
Analyst(s): TBA
1:00-2:15 PM CST
Jul 23 Wireless Technology and Personal Health Applications
Analyst(s): Harry Wang, Senior Director of Research
1:00-2:15 PM CST
Jun 25 Residential Energy Management: State of the Market - Sponsored by Sigma Designs the makers of Z-Wave
Analyst(s): TBA
1:00-2:15 PM CST
Apr 23 Digital Photo Frames: Review and Outlook
Analyst(s): Harry Wang, Senior Director of Research
1:00-2:15 PM CST
Mar 19 Social Networking
Analyst(s): TBA
1:00-2:15 PM CST
Feb 19 Coming Down the Pipe: What to Watch in Broadband and Television
Analyst(s): Parks Associates, About Parks Associates
1:00-2:15 PM CST
Jan 22 Key Trends in Consumer Electronics
Analyst(s): TBA
1:00-2:15 PM CST
2008
Dec 18 2008: A Digital Lifestyles Year in Review
Analyst(s): Parks Associates, About Parks Associates
1:00-2:15 PM CST
Nov 20 Advanced TV Services Go Primetime: Consumer and Industry Trends
Analyst(s): Parks Associates, About Parks Associates
1:00-2:15 PM CST
Oct 23 Broadband Video: To the TV and Beyond!
Analyst(s): TBA
1:00-2:15 PM CST
Sep 23 Gaming Update
Analyst(s): Parks Associates, About Parks Associates
1:00-2:15 PM CST
Aug 21 GPS Applications on Portable Platforms: Demand and Innovations
Analyst(s): Harry Wang, Senior Director of Research
1:00-2:15 PM CST
Jul 17 Home Networking Strategies
Analyst(s): TBA
1:00-2:15 PM CST
May 22 Opportunities for Wireless and Powerline Controls
Analyst(s): TBA
1:00-2:15 PM CST
Apr 17 The Consumer Purchase Process
Analyst(s): John Barrett, Director of Consumer Analytics
1:00-2:15 PM CST
Mar 20 Emerging Advertising Technologies & Platforms
Analyst(s): Harry Wang, Senior Director of Research
1:00-2:15 PM CST
Feb 21 North American Broadband Market Update
Analyst(s): Parks Associates, About Parks Associates
1:00-2:15 PM CST
Jan 24 What's Great in '08
Analyst(s): TBA
1:00-2:15 PM CST
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