Engagements, Strategy

Operational model development

A client of Northstream was facing a situation where one of its key business partners redefined its operational model and process for procurement.  Northstream was engaged to assist our client in the development of a new sales operational model to adapt and respond to customer expectations.  Northstream assessed the strategic impacts, defined joint success factors […]
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Published December 2, 2009.


Engagements, Strategy

Sales forecasting of mobile consumer applications for mobile operator

Northstream analyzed the value chains, end-user take up and consumption patterns of a family of consumer applications delivered through mobile operators, as well as the associated reinvestment into platforms and functionalities from suppliers. The analysis led to a well-founded forecasting and potential prioritization of a mobile consumer applications portfolio.
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Published December 2, 2009.


Engagements, Strategy

Total cost of ownership study of mobile operator´s service lines

Northstream conducted a study designed to capture operator requirements on all cost aspects involved in producing, operating, delivering, maintaining and expanding its service offerings, including the time axis as well. Through a combination of operator interviews and in-house analysis, the study resulted in a thorough insight in ‘total cost of ownership’ and its relevance in […]
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Published December 2, 2009.


Engagements, Strategy

Review of Revenue Management Solutions portfolio

Northstream analysed the competitive position/edge of a Revenue Management Solutions portfolio as determined by quality, technology and distribution, from the perspective of potential customers and as compared to competing offerings. The study provided insight into the decision making criteria of the target customer base, as well as the perceived strengths and weaknesses of the portfolio […]
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Published December 2, 2009.


Engagements, Strategy

Market analysis of OTT and impact on operator business

Northstream was contracted to assess the driving forces behind the entry of OTT service offerings, and to estimate the service uptake of services like mobile Instant Messaging and mobile VoIP. Factors that so far have limited OSPs’ presence in the mobile communication business were analysed, mapped out and assessed in terms of future development, and […]
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Published December 2, 2009.


Engagements, Sourcing

Sourcing advisory in network equipment procurement project

Northstream  was contracted to provide ongoing support and guidance in various network equipment procurement aspects and operational matters for a South East Asian operator throughout an extended period of time. The work was carried out as a combination of on-site and off-site support as required by the client’s needs.
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Published December 2, 2009.


Engagements, Sourcing

Sourcing support of hybrid power solution RFP

Northstream supported a RFP procurement process where selected vendors were invited to bid for a hybrid power solution in South East Asia. The procurement process covered RFP preparation, vendor Q&A, evaluation and negotiation, vendor short listing and recommendation to contract formulation and finalization of contract.
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Published December 2, 2009.