Driving Growth and Accelerating Revenue in Today’s Publishing Sector Requires the Adoption of a Digital Mindset

In just a few short years, digital readership of newspapers, books, magazines, and other forms of written content will finally eclipse traditional print. To grow revenue and remain competitive, publishers will need to digitize their business models and introduce new subscription options that appeal to and cater for the consumption wishes of a more diverse set of audiences, if they haven’t already. 

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Why Modern and Agile Billing is Essential for Enterprises Embracing Recurring Revenue Models

Global enterprises of all kinds continue to migrate toward digital business models and adopt recurring revenue strategies. These were among the primary conclusions from a recent IDC Market Analysis Perspective* examining worldwide digital business models and monetization trends.   The analyst firm’s survey of CEOs found that the world’s business leaders see digital models as a…

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What M1 Singapore Learned from their Digital Transformation Project 

As communications service providers (CSPs) confront the reality that consumer connectivity alone can no longer be the sole driver of business growth, they are pursuing digital strategies and expanding their ecosystem of partnerships to develop and deliver new value-added services to subscribers and enterprises. M1, one of the largest mobile operators in Singapore, is ahead…

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The Top 3 Themes from Digital Transformation World 2022: The ODA, Confidence in the Cloud and the Race for Talent

Digital Transformation World 2022, held in Copenhagen last month, brought together an enthusiastic telecommunications community with many attendees simply happy to be returning to an in-person event following the long Covid hiatus. Operators, motivated to develop new business models supported by more flexible and autonomous software systems and architectures, arrived eager to engage and apply…

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Cloud Billing Can Alleviate M&A Tech Integration Challenges, Enhancing Prospects for Post-Merger Success

Enterprises commonly pursue M&A as a strategy for driving growth and accelerating shareholder value as it enables enterprises to expedite entry into new markets and geographics, expand product and service portfolios with greater speed, and acquire talent and new capabilities virtually overnight. While the velocity and volume of M&A deals ebb and flow in concert…

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IDC Market Note Outlines Billing Challenges for Digitizing CSPs Seeking 5G Readiness

In the telecommunications industry, basic voice and data connectivity is quickly becoming commoditized. Service providers recognize this and are seeking to introduce digital products and services that will generate new recurring revenue streams and deepen relationships with consumer and enterprise customers. As they do so, they are dramatically expanding their universe of partners, teaming with…

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Don’t Let Cloud Imposters Imperil Your Telco Digital Transformation

The telecommunications industry remains in the throes of a significant digital transformation. Connectivity remains the bedrock, powering all things digital and enabling operators to expand and diversify their services. But operators understand the requirement to move beyond basic connectivity. They have lost ground to nascent internet businesses that have brought dynamic products to market, underpinned…

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Europe’s Largest Telco Operators Learn How Diversity, Adaptability, and Automation Are About to Change Billing Forever

Since 1991, ETIS has been gathering Europe’s largest telecommunications providers in a forum where knowledge is shared, best practices are learned, problems begin to be solved, and operators can better position themselves for continued success in their respective regions. This is a critical time for the telco industry. Operators continue to digitally transform their business…

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IDC Research Director Mark Thomason Talks Monetization Trends and More at Aria Recur

Last month, Aria gathered customers and partners in Copenhagen for Recur, the company’s user conference series. IDC Research Director Mark Thomason took the stage to share the firm’s most recent research capturing attitudes, perceptions, trends, and best practices gleaned from vendors and enterprises across multiple industries on a range of topics related to digital transformation,…

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Aria Recur Brings Customers & Partners Together in Copenhagen for a Day of Networking and Diving into Subscription Trends

Digitization and 5G connectivity are among the factors spurring enterprises across a wide range of industries to pursue recurring revenue business strategies. Companies embarking on digital transformation initiatives seeking to bring new products and services to market need to stay on top of a range of issues related to monetization, billing complexity, pricing, and more….

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How to Screw Up Your Digital Transformation Project in 5 Easy Steps

Enterprises of all shapes and sizes, in industries and geographies far and wide, continue to invest copious amounts of capital and resources to digitally transform their businesses. Research analyst firm IDC tells us that 70% of companies either have a transformation effort in place or are working on one. Spend on these transformation initiatives is…

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