Engagements, Strategy

Production of financial forecasting tool to support network vendor sales processes

Northstream assisted in the creation of a financial forecasting tool that would support the sales process of network and service solutions. The key objective was to identify and link overall financial KPIs to the development of business and the associated product- and service solutions, and ensure that such information and tool can be deployed in […]
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Published December 2, 2009.


Engagements, Strategy

Definition of marketing framework for network solutions vendor

By applying a network operator perspective on evolving needs in the services and solutions area, Northstream designed a framework for creating marketing messages and ideas suited to a range of different operator segments and network solution families, allowing for example suitable mapping between complex solutions and operator evolution phases.
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Published December 2, 2009.


Engagements, Strategy

Opportunity assessment of collaborating with online service provider for operator

This study focused on identifying areas of potential collaboration in multimedia service development and delivery that would be of mutual benefits between mobile operators and on-line service providers. The main objective was to develop motivating factors and arguments for such partnerships and identify potential challenges and pain points that would need to be overcome, and […]
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Published December 2, 2009.


Engagements, Strategy

Scenario analysis of 50 billion connected mobile devices for network vendor

Northstream investigated whether and how it would be possible to reach a market with tens of billions of connected devices within a ten year period. The analysis focused predominantly on the enabling underlying social, economical, technological and behavioral prerequisites that would be needed to make such hyper growth possible, particularly in the M2M and ‘connected […]
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Published December 2, 2009.


Engagements, Strategy

Market trend study of User Data Management

UDM is and will be a key aspect and potential differentiator in the mobile service ecosystem. Northstream analyzed the market and technology environment for UDM looking at today’s situation and the expected development for the coming five years. Focusing on the likely strategies of operators, on-line service providers and internet companies in the consumer space, […]
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Published December 2, 2009.


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.