The tech podcasts you need to listen to

The latest stats indicate that the average UK listener spends an average of 6.5 hours a week listening to podcasts. The industry has exploded over the last few years, with a podcast available on pretty much anything and everything. Here, Georgia Cotterill, account manager at technical PR agency Stone Junction shares her top five tech podcasts you need to add to your list.

The McKinsey Podcast

Starting off with the big guns, McKinsey podcast is a must-listen for pretty much everyone. McKinsey reports themselves are an incredible resource for businesses, offering a unique exploration of business, leadership and societal issues — whether that’s an analysis of consumer spending habits, advice for CEOs in 2023 or debate on the state of the EV market.

The podcast regularly features expert guests from McKinsey and beyond that provide thought-provoking analysis, giving you reliable statistics to help you to form your own opinions on key issues.

Silicon UK: In Focus

If you’re looking for something that dives a little deeper into technology, Silicon UK’s In Focus podcast is a good shout. Offering dynamic blend of technology news, analysis and interviews, it caters to tech enthusiasts and industry professionals alike.

Hosted by a team of seasoned journalists, this podcast brings you the latest updates and deep dives into the world of technology, from emerging trends in AI and cybersecurity to breakthrough innovations in cloud computing and IoT. It also features expert guests from the UK tech scene. It’s an essential for those wanting to keep their knowledge ahead of their peers on key tech trends.

Light Reading Podcast

Changing tacks slightly for those interested in telecoms, there’s the Light Reading Podcast. Light Reading is one of the most renowned telecoms publications globally, providing deep analysis of the key issues affecting the global telecoms market.

The podcast delves into the latest developments and trends in telecoms, covering everything from 5G, fibre, digitalisation and commentary on recent news stories and regulatory updates.

The Manufacturer Podcast

For those involved in manufacturing and production, The Manufacturer Podcast is a comprehensive resource. Hosted by the publication’s editorial team with expert guests, the podcast covers key issues facing the manufacturing sector — whether that’s sustainability, supply chain issues or digital transformation.

Featuring leaders and innovators in the field, the Manufacturer Podcast offers a unique perspective on the challenges facing manufacturing and, provides commentary on how others are taking advantage of the latest opportunities in the sector.

The MedTalk podcast

The MedTalk podcast is solely dedicated to the challenges, issues and opportunities that affect the MedTech industry. Hosted by the editorial team at Rapid News Group — home to publications like Med-Tech Innovation and European Pharmaceutical Manufacturer — the MedTalk podcast is niche, providing the in-depth analysis of key issues that those in the sector need to hear.

Episodes include commentary on issues like diversity in industry, how-tos on marketing MedTech or even show previews ahead of key in-person events like the Med-Tech Innovation Expo.

You don’t just have to be a podcast listener though. If your business could provide some insight, and you fancy getting yourself into the recording studio, Stone Junction has the expertise to help you to do it. Whether it’s featuring as an expert on an existing podcast, or even creating your own, get in touch with our podcasting experts here.

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