This page summarises the overall scope of the research agenda for the Executive Briefing Service and our topic 'watch-list' of detailed research areas. This overview is a guide as the content schedule continually develops. If you'd like to know more about our detailed agenda and research plans please email us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
The scope of the Executive Briefing service is as follows.
The Executive Briefing Service is designed to deliver an ongoing feed of analysis of the key strategic issues in the Telecoms and relevant adjacent industries. The service is also designed to help partners and prospective partners of telecoms companies to understand the key issues from their customers' perspective. Wherever possible it outlines the actions that other players in the industry should take to address telcos' needs.
This page was last updated on 21st January 2015.
Telco 2.0 Research - Overall Scope
Telco 2.0's Research Agenda is designed to address all factors that can impact on telco / communications related business models, and in particular those that can be useful in business model innovation.
A Framework for Business Model Analysis
Telco 2.0's Topic 'Watch List' - Detailed Research Focus
The following are topics on which we keep a ‘watching brief' for developments of interest. We welcome comments and further suggestions either on this page or via email@example.com.
In broad terms, we look at factors that impact the five main areas of business model development (see diagram above):
The Market - new customer needs, new applications and services
Service Offerings, Value Propositions and Competition, both in-market and adjacent
Technologies and Enablers that disrupt, open or change the business model, both external and internal
The Value Network, including both potential partners and in-house activities such as organisational structure
Finances and Stakeholders' Interests - deals, M&A, regulation, Government initiatives etc.
The following table shows example topics under each area:
New Customer Needs
The Digital Generation Media Sector Energy Sector Health Sector Customer Services / Logistics Advertisers Finance IT Community
Content Distribution Mobile Advertising Digital Cash / Mobile Money Personal Data Cloud Services Apps and Appstores, Augmented SmartGrids eHealth Communications Enabled Business Processes
2. Service Offerings, Value Propositions and Competitors
E.g.s Direct industry competition and case studies New Mobile Broadband Business Models New Voice Applications Machine-to-Machine (M2M) The Internet of Things (IoT) Cloud Services Entertainment Services Digital / Mobile Commerce Services Wholesale
3. Technology & Enablers
So-called "OTT", other wireless, Augmented Reality, HTML5, NFC, Chrome OS, etc.
Wireless Network Economics BSS / OSS: enabling Telco 2.0 Analytics and Big Data 5G and FTTX LTE, IMS, RCS-e, Femtocells, WiFi, Fibre TTX, Asterisk, DPI, 3G Modules, 4G. Policy Management, Network Optimsiation. Devices / OS: iOS, Android, Windows, eReaders, tablets, smartphones, Smart TVs, etc. API s and Enablers
4. Value Network
Vendors and Partners
Network / BSS / OSS, e.g. Amdocs, Ericsson, Huawei, etc Devices and OSs, e.g. Apple, RIM, Nokia, LG, Sony-Ericsson Vendor managed technologies
Leadership Organisation Culture BSS / OSS Implementation Business Transformation
5. Finances and Stakeholder Interests
Shareholder Value National Transition Sustainability Regulation