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Most Important Recurring Revenue Stats of 2016
By: Owen Ray

Owen Ray

A year ago we asked industry thought leaders to provide us with their go-to metric—their standard bearer and ultimate indicator—for recurring revenue success. We got a lot of opinions that netted KPIs like customer retention cost, customer lifetime value and annual recurring revenue. The reason for their intense interest in […]

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DSC and Boogie Wipes: A Tale of Two Sales
By: Owen Ray

Owen Ray

It is no secret that recurring revenue-based businesses receive much higher valuations than their one-time sale and margin-based counterparts. Subscription- and usage-based businesses are capitalizing on the shift from buying products to buying experiences and generating a massive amount of continual value from every customer. It can cost up to […]

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2017 Opportunities for CSPs, 5G, and Connected Vehicles
By: Brendan O'Brien

Brendan O'Brien

2017 could be a year of great opportunities for communications service providers (CSPs) or it could be the year that they truly fall behind. We have said time and time again that CSPs must become Digital Service Providers in order to remain competitive, and with a tidal wave of IoT-related […]

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Recurring Revenue Adoption Reaches Tipping Point in 2016
By: Andres Botero

Andres Botero

The demand for recurring- or usage-based services reached a tipping point in 2016. According to a Gatepoint and Aria survey of executives, 52 percent of respondents cited use of consumption and usage-based models, while many are turning away from one-time transactions. In addition, 43 percent plan to move towards cloud-based […]

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This Week in Monetization – 2017 Predictions
By: Owen Ray

Owen Ray

The new year is here, so this week we will take a look at 2017 predictions for the IoT, connected car revenues, self-serve software, and questionable meat products. Happy New Year, everyone! Here’s to a successful and satisfying 2017. Snap into a Slim Jim (subscription)! OK, this box-full-of-Slim Jims is […]

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CES 2017 Trends: Connected Cars, IoT Security, Return of the PC
By: Owen Ray

Owen Ray

Connected Cars The Consumer Electronics Show is still the go-to event for the latest in connected gadgetry, but there is a lot more of it on wheels at CES 2017. Both Chrysler and Ford ducked out of the Detroit Auto show to do big autonomous vehicles launches at CES. Connected […]

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5 Critical Recurring Revenue Metrics (And Why They Matter)
By: Owen Ray

Owen Ray

Recurring revenue business models have gone beyond the mainstream to become a mission-critical element of a majority of businesses’ growth plans. A recent study commissioned by Gatepoint Research and Aria research showed that consumption and usage-based billing was being used by 52 percent of the respondents—and only 11 percent said […]

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Growing Connected Car Revenue Marries Automakers to Silicon Valley
By: Owen Ray

Owen Ray

Silicon Valley and Detroit are starting to look more like an official couple these days as connected car services promise to drive new recurring revenue streams for OEMs. The engagement of tires and tech is a match made in heaven with connected car services projected to deliver over $42 billion […]

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Happy Holidays from Aria Systems
By: Owen Ray

Owen Ray

We hope that 2016 has treated you well and that you have enjoyed reading our blog as much as we enjoy writing it. We’re taking a break until January 3 to share the season with our loved ones and friends and hope you can do the same. See you again […]

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The Best of the Aria Blog in 2016
By: Owen Ray

Owen Ray

As 2016 comes to a close, it is now time to take a look back at all the good times and great posts we had at the Aria Blog. I started at Aria this spring, just in time to start writing about connected cars. Since I’m a certified gearhead, that […]

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The Forrester Wave: Subscription Billing Platforms, Q4 2015

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