Thanks to all-powerful smartphones and the myriad of other mobile devices available today along with the increasing availability of public Wi-Fi, “showrooming” by retail consumers continues to gain in popularity. Showrooming – or the use of mobile devices by consumers to compare and contrast products and prices with online retailers… Read More →
With citizen journalism, the Internet as a global community, and mobile data, third world countries like Africa are able to create infrastructures to support the growth of education, healthcare, information and other continent-wide improvements. Technology is something that we take for granted, but for some countries basic technological improvements can… Read More →
Lower profit margins. Higher customer turnover. Does that sound like a familiar problem in today’s telco industry? When you’re looking to improve the profitability of your telco business, inaccurate or delayed network forecasting can lead to reduced capacity, lost revenue, and unhappy customers. It’s a difficult problem to wrangle for… Read More →
Self-serve business intelligence is all the rage. Get your data sets, mash up your data, and develop your own insights. But guess what?
One of the greatest challenges for company leaders and employees is keeping up with the frenetic pace of business. Customer preferences and market conditions can turn on a dime. Being able to track changing business conditions is difficult enough.
As US mobile operators engage in an all-out price war to attract rival customers, analysts are expressing rising concerns that carriers could be facing tighter profit margins. In fact, Roe Equity Research analyst Kevin Roe sees an “unhealthy market dynamic” since he’s not convinced that AT&T’s recent $200 credit offer… Read More →
T-Mobile, AT&T, and other wireless carriers continue to offer deals aimed at enticing customers of rival networks to jump ship. T-Mobile’s latest offer, dubbed Un-Carrier 4.0, includes its willingness to offer customers up to $350 to cover early termination fees and up to $300 for trading in their phones.
Every day, we look to data to guide us in making business decisions. Whether it’s how a promotion is going or how well a new product is being received in the market, many members of a company are heavily invested in seeing the latest numbers.
While mobile BI is in its early days, it’s on the trajectory to become the next big thing in organizations, especially in light of the adoption of mobile devices and BYOD programs, according to a recent report from Forrester Research. And a new trend in meetings – executives carrying their… Read More →
Intuition has always played a major role in business. Some of the most important decisions are made on the basis of a single senior executive’s gut instinct. Undoubtedly, these decisions are shaped by years of experience, but experience isn’t enough when there is as much potential for using verified facts… Read More →