Hardware, Software, & Telecommunications

Hardware, Software, & Telecommunications

   
      

Hardware, Software, & Telecommunications

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What's Next for Telcos

October 2016
Telcos may be sitting on a big data gold mine. But as this year’s IT benchmarking study finds, no one is shouting "Eureka!" just yet.
July 2016
Streaming video and other apps are fueling unprecedented demand for data. To keep up while holding prices down, telcos must embrace a new and very different approach to network upgrades.
June 2016
Operators need to alter their operating model, skill profiles, and organizational structure to make way for the latest trends in network design.
June 2016
Online and on-demand services that enable TV viewing anytime, anywhere offer a tempting—and potentially lucrative—opportunity for telcos.
March 2016
5G, SDN/NFV, and IoT, along with a little virtual reality, were the center of attention at the 2016 Mobile World Congress.

Digital Strategy

May 2016
Companies that follow a fact-based approach to addressing data, functional, and technical complexity in IT can avoid many of the hazards that derail simplification and transformation initiatives.
March 2016
A panel of leaders from the digital frontier discuss the need for education reform and the changing nature of work as automation eliminates routine jobs.
January 2016
Managers need a comprehensive approach to pursuing strategic priorities amid digital uncertainty.
April 2015
Three distinct waves of digital disruption are transforming strategy. Changing information economics enable new strategies—as well as radically new structures for businesses and industries.

Media

September 2016
Over-the-top TV is reshaping the economics of video production and consumption. We take an in-depth look at what this means for the industry—globally and locally.
September 2016
Digital disruption is rendering traditional video distribution models obsolete. Companies that do not transform their IT will soon find themselves struggling to compete.
June 2016
Many publishers have turned themselves into digital media companies. But consumer behavior and the industry continue to evolve. Companies need a new action plan.

Software Development

May 2016
Manufacturers of everything from medical devices to farm equipment recognize the big opportunities in software solutions. But to succeed, they need radically different business models.

Pricing

April 2016
For the past several years, “digital attackers” have been working quietly to disrupt the sales cycle.
December 2015
Discounts can destroy value. But with the right value-based-discounting strategy, guidelines, and execution, companies can dramatically increase profits.
August 2014
For telcos, convergence too often promised more than it could deliver: competitors could easily replicate fixed-mobile bundles, and price wars doomed success. A different approach changes the equation.
June 2014
A BCG methodology gives mobile operators greater accuracy than traditional approaches in optimizing pricing levels. The key: identifying—and leveraging—how consumers really make purchasing decisions.