Ubiquitous high-speed connectivity, smart devices and availability of extensive OTT content are enabling a fundamental shift in consumers’ video consumption behavior from “watching what’s on” to “watching what I want, when I want, and where I want”. This transition – from linear, time-slot based consumption on TV to 24×7 on-demand, nonlinear binge-watching across a wide
Millennials are notorious for turning every established structure on its head — they work differently, they play differently, they consume differently. While every industry is scrambling to realign its approach accordingly, many are missing one crucial insight: Millennials are looking for convenience, and rigid product and service verticals are failing to provide them with that.
The traditional SIM card in our mobile phones come with significant drawbacks: They lock us in to our mobile service provider and the connectivity is impacted by the availability and bandwidth of the provider’s underlying network. When we travel outside the country, we pay exorbitant fees to our provider for data and voice roaming to
As the Western world closes the second quarter of 2018, looking east should be both inspiration and warning to CEOs. There is massive industry disruption on the horizon from Chinese tech companies, and most western companies have yet to wake up to the threat. The past century of economic expansion has been dominated by a
Despite massive growth in data services over the last decade, annual revenue growth of global Communication Service Providers (CSPs) has been crawling over the last 5 years and is expected to grow at a meagre 1.6% CAGR from 2018 to 2022 . Over-the-top (OTT) players have been feeding into CSPs’ traditional revenue streams, Voice and
Introducing “Redefining Innovation: Embracing The 80-80 Rule to Ignite Growth in the Biopharmaceutical Industry” There is a crisis of innovation for incumbents in the biopharmaceutical industry that should concern all of us. Once innovators who were responsible for some of the most significant advances in medical care the human race has seen, these organizations have
Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba has made a slew of strategic investments aimed at building an ecosystem of businesses in India. With investments across mobile payments, e-commerce, logistics, lifestyle, and entertainment services, Alibaba’s strategy in India looks to be straight out of its China playbook. Alibaba’s China Playbook Since starting its journey as a B2B
Virtusa recently helped a large bank that is facing disruption to its core business from Asian super-competitors, Tencent and Alibaba. This battle, despite the geography, is a case study for Western incumbents in service industries as they strategize on a pre-emptive move or a response to US technology giants (e.g., Facebook, Amazon, Apple, Google), who