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Driving acquisition value with efficient commercial spend

How telecom operators can rationalize commercial spend without sacrificing acquisition

Telecom operators in emerging markets face the challenge of continuously optimizing their commercial architecture to stay economically healthy. Playing in highly competitive markets can lead to overspending to maintain acquisition activity. Aligning commercial spend with acquired value is key to...
Telecommunications, Information technology, Media & Electronics (TIME), Corporate finance

Delivering the Digital Dividend

The EUR 200bn free-cash-flow opportunity for telcos

Telecommunications, Information technology, Media & Electronics (TIME)

Digitalization of government services

We want an “experience” – not just great IT

Governments and constituent entities are embracing digitalization to provide user-friendly government services to citizens and simultaneously reduce their cost to offer such services. There are numerous success stories, interestingly some of them are from very small nations but failures abound as...
Public services, Telecommunications, Information technology, Media & Electronics (TIME), Organization & transformation

Telecoms data monetization: Reality, not a mirage

Big Data can deliver the promise of converting data into competitive advantage

Telecommunications, Information technology, Media & Electronics (TIME), Technology & innovation management

A maturing Internet of Things

Realizing the next level of value

On September 28th, 2018, Arthur D. Little hosted its annual executive event on the state of the Internet of Things in Munich. It was attended by more than 50 senior executives from different industries in Europe, the Middle East, Asia-Pacific, and the US, and this year’s theme was “A maturing...
Telecommunications, Information technology, Media & Electronics (TIME)

Telecoms operators and startups: Rethink and reinvent

Harnessing the disruptive power of startups

Telecoms operators around the world are already engaging with startups in an attempt to benefit from their agility, execution speed and disruptive power. However, realizing tangible benefits and value from these initiatives has been a persistent challenge. Fundamental changes to current approaches...
Telecommunications, Information technology, Media & Electronics (TIME)

The race to gigabit fiber

Gigabit fiber is driving take-up of new services

We increasingly see deployment of applications and services provisioned by underlying gigabit broadband. This is enabling people, machines, and applications to collaborate effectively and intelligently in order to enhance quality of life, improve our mobility, grow our economies and empower our...
Telecommunications, Information technology, Media & Electronics (TIME)

E&P cost reduction through technology assessment

A case study in subsea technology identification

Cost reductions achieved by adopting new oilfield technologies are critical to improve the resilience of Exploration and Production margins, especially for subsea assets. However, new cost-effective technologies can only be deployed successfully with sustained and targeted R&D efforts. In this...
Oil & gas, Telecommunications, Information technology, Media & Electronics (TIME)

Monetizing investments in telecom network infrastructure

We discuss how to optimize telecoms network infrastructure investments by adopting amulti-criteria evaluation approach based on business, technical...

In an investment-driven industry such as telecommunications, optimizing investment decisions has always represented a key competitive advantage for operators. However, in a market characterized by stagnating growth rates and increasing competition, where many telecommunication companies are facing...
Telecommunications, Information technology, Media & Electronics (TIME)

The future of enterprise networking

How telecom operators need to accelerate to defend their enterprise networking competence

Consumers and businesses around the world increasingly demand virtually instantaneous digital experiences in whatever they do. Many industries have already embraced the related opportunities in serving their customers instantaneously and seamlessly, and in reengineering their business models and...
Telecommunications, Information technology, Media & Electronics (TIME)