CEO admits it was too hasty and unfocused in launching products previously, and plans to simplify product lines down to audio and tablet products to nurse ailing company back to health.
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Japanese manufacturers need to tailor business models according to targeted markets, and have robust app ecosystems to succeed overseas as they move away from increasingly competitive domestic market, observers say.
Look at other industries' examples to gain deeper insights to improve service standards and processes, but initiatives to innovate should start small, panelists say.
Globe Telecom achieves faster time-to-market services, better targeted campaigns and improved customer satisfaction with help of IBM's service delivery platform, says exec from the Philippine telco.
With increasing spend on technology, more companies in region are willing to invest on independent testing to ensure ROI and proper compliance.
Returns may not be as good or take longer to realize, but venture capital firms investing in region are still focused on wringing monetary ROI out of technology.
For months, denizens of Web 2.0 have proclaimed its benefits with little more than gut instinct to support their case. Now, some new research from McKinsey quantifies what works.
(Hint: It must be substantial and believable)I do a lot of sales and negotiating training, and contrary to the current economy, it’s becoming a brisk bit of work. That said, there’s often a tough sticking point for many technology and service firms: crafting compelling ROI statements and tying these to some burning platform issue that motivates buyers to move NOW!
The Semantic Web, which is a fancy way of saying data can be defined, shared and reused everywhere, is becoming less academic and more real for technology folks--and their ROI driven bosses.That's the big takeaway from Paul Miller's interview with Sir Tim Berners-Lee.
Swedish telecoms equipment supplier will provide equipment and technical expertise in new deal to expand Indian telco Bharti Airtel's cellular network.
All too often, enterprise software buyers pay insufficient attention to examining the likely achievable ROI of technology they are about to purchase. Wisconsin Technology Network interviewed Leslie Hearn, vice president and CIO of TDS Telecom, on the subject of establishing a strong business case when purchasing software.
Number of professionals trained in radio frequency identification technology is lower than 1,000 worldwide--a shortage that must be addressed to justify ROI, says industry body CompTIA.
IDC says countries with the strongest uptake in the third quarter of 2005 included Malaysia and Taiwan, while Indonesia was "surprisingly" close.
Real-time and historical data could provide the ultimate technology ROI.
In his column today, InfoWorld's Ephraim Schwartz suggests that combining traditional advice from firms like Gartner with Nucleus Research's alternative ROI-case study approach can give the most complete picture of a product or technology. Schwartz writes: "As beneficial as Gartner, Forrester, or AMR Research can be in the decision-making process, however, there is an alternative way to approach the challenge of deciding what technology to deploy.
It's always good to get some hard numbers around the results of a technology implementation, and such measurements are still extremely rare in the SOA space. At last, there is a big tangible ROI story to tell.
When I research and write enterprise IP-telephony technology deployment pieces, one of the main questions I ask the company or organization that acquired the solution is: "where's the ROI?"Return-On-Investment is, of course, a quality metric.
Are you thinking about installing VoIP, and have you been crunching start-up costs and ROI models?For some general trends, check out this new report from technology implementation analysis firm Nemertes Research.
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