Category archives: Business

Debunking the false construct of piracy and high-speed internet adoption

Only 14 percent of EU’s internet users say they would pay less and downgrade their current internet service if there was no pirated content available on the internet

Big data needs a human touch

As companies embrace dig data and analytics, we mustn’t ignore the role of human intuition. In business, intuition plays an important role from the early stages of analytical strategy as the choice of target domains to analyse are often based on the intuition, or gut feelings of executives.

Are operators playing games with me?

Gamification could be a way for operators and other businesses to gather meaningful feedback and improve their relationship with customers.

Broadband investment is essential – for all markets

“Two weeks without my smartphone is not a life!” That is what my daughter concluded when she finally got her beloved companion back from the mobile repair shop. And isn’t it true: a device and well-functioning broadband have become a necessity in our lives today. And this is not only the case for people, but [...]

How are the combined forces of cloud, mobility and big data impacting enterprises?

In its recent report, “Market Trends: Monetizing Gartner’s Nexus of Forces in the Enterprise Software Markets.”, Gartner says that cloud, mobility and big data will drive more than 26 percent of total enterprise software market revenue by 2017. Cloud, mobility, big data and apps are the building blocks of the Networked Society and are already [...]

Don’t go with the flow

Given the remarkable shifts now taking place, sooner or later most business leaders will be faced with the billion-dollar question: How do you model and organize a business for a digitally transformed market?

Your top customers can tell you a lot about the user experience

With mobile-first strategies in place, companies pay a lot of attention to the user experience of their mobile apps. So what is taking place behind the scenes to secure that your experience is as smooth as possible? A good starting point for improving the user experience is to engage with your best customers in an [...]

Powerful performance will drive plenty of profits

Making real performance improvements in the network is an ever-more-important issue on operators’ agendas. This is being driven by three strong trends in the market: word-of-mouth marketing, the growing importance of Net Promoter Score and user selection criteria for mobile services. As a result, we are entering an era with clearer correlations between real performance [...]

What would it take to double network revenues?

The current wave of growth is being driven by mobile and cloud-centric evolution, the pace of innovation is accelerating, and businesses are in focus.

It’s time for CIO’s to step up to the leadership challenge

The CIO’s traditional role of IT systems management and its related costs is being transformed to take on additional responsibilities in creating new competitive advantage, new services and driving new innovations.