Tag archive: strategy

Engagements, Strategy

Review the strategy for Long-term Product portfolio plan

A leading Telecom vendor engaged Northstream to assist them in reviewing their long-term product portfolio plan by providing expert opinion on the chosen strategy. The main objective of the project was to support the management team of the vendor with an outside-in analysis of the current situation of its portfolio, given Operators’ point of view on criticality of […]
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Published January 29, 2019 in , , , , , , , .


Engagements, Strategy

Fiber strategy development for an European utility company

An European utility company engaged Northstream to assess the local fiber market and develop a fiber rollout strategy and business case. The company had been playing a small role (co-construction) in fiber value chain, but was now considering ramping up its fiber business. Northstream’s team evaluated the current state and outlook of the local fiber […]
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Published January 14, 2019 in , , , , .


Engagements, Strategy

Market expansion strategy for edge AI

Northstream’s client is an AI firm focused on developing in-device AI capabilities for a range of applications, leveraging AI on the edge to limit dependency on connectivity. The client engaged Northstream to assist them in developing a market expansion strategy, and to recommend solutions for a scalability challenge which was limiting production capabilities. Northstream analysed […]
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Published November 10, 2017 in , , , , , , .


Engagements, Sourcing, Strategy

Vendor 5G readiness evaluation

Northstream assisted a European mobile operator to assess vendors’ readiness in their 5G offering, as part of the radio network RFQ evaluation. Based on direct input from all involved vendors, Northstream individually and comparatively assessed the respective vendors’: current product offerings in terms of upgradability and reusability in the evolution to future 5G network; clarity […]
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Published September 28, 2017 in , , , .


Engagements, Strategy

International expansion support and go-to-market strategy for connected car platform

Northstream’s client is an IoT company focused on creating an ecosystem platform for connected car services. Following the successful launch of their platform in partnership with a European mobile operator, the client approached Northstream to help them drive their international expansion, by identifying suitable mobile operator distribution partners in other countries. The client was also […]
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Engagements, Strategy

5G strategy development support for automotive OEM

A leading automotive manufacturer engaged Northstream to assist them in the development of their 5G strategy for connected cars, by providing an overview of 5G technology and future developments, as well as technological and commercial implications for their specific industry vertical. Based on Northstream’s expertise and client input, Northstream analysed future 5G developments and their […]
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Engagements, Strategy

Second opinion on strategy and support in value proposition formulation for an IoT platform vendor

Northstream’s client is a global actor within IoT. The client requested Northstream’s advice in providing a second opinion on their growth strategy as well as support in better formulating their value proposition in order to strengthen the client’s position against competitors and better communicate the benefits of the client’s solution. Northstream started by first gaining […]
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Published March 16, 2016 in , , , .


Engagements, Strategy

Analysis of Omnichannel and Single Customer View for telecom operators

Northstream performed an independent study, commissioned by a CRM platform vendor to evaluate the potential business benefits of Omnichannel and Single Customer View (SCV). The study included a cross-industry perspective, where Northstream conducted extensive interviews and complimentary research in the retail and finance industry. The research and lessons learned from the vertical industries served as […]
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Engagements, Strategy

Northstream analyzes the impact and benefits of SDN and NFV

As Software Defined Networking (SDN) and Network Functions Virtualization (NFV) are moving from hype to reality, there is a need to understand and quantify the benefits that operators can expect to achieve. Northstream was engaged by an industry player to assess the impact of SDN and NFV in a number of use cases – data center, […]
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Published February 4, 2015 in , , , , .


Strategy

Northstream assists a data analytics vendor with pricing support for a new solution.

A data analytics vendor was launching a new prediction application in their analytics portfolio, which is targeted to operator customers and aimed at improving network maintenance. The client needed help to set the correct pricing level for the solution. Northstream analyzed the vendor’s product material and proof of concept results and through the engagement provided […]
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Published October 17, 2014 in , , , .