BizTech | September 2019
Services allow businesses to enter the sharing economy
Today, the concept of ownership is fading fast. Forbes reports on the growing trend of “NOwnership,” a preference for using shared resources rather than owning products, particularly driven by younger workers and the fact that 74 percent of Americans prioritize experiences over products.
The growing allure of sharing versus owning is translating from group use of consumer services — such as UberPool and Lyft Line — to commercial equipment.
World-leading analytics company, Frost & Sullivan, recently released its latest study on the Unified Communications and Collaboration environment, the “Global UCC Industry Outlook 2019” report. The research looks at the rapid evolution of UCC technology as businesses move from an on-premises environment, into the flexible space of technology delivered over the cloud.
Deloitte (Perspectives) | June 2019
Flexible consumption calls for an entirely new business model that changes how products and services are sold and to whom. But before companies can transition to a pay-per-use model, they must understand their current business model from every angle–from their product portfolio to how they realise revenue. Companies need detailed answers to four important questions to determine how their future consumption-based business model will address customer requirements and market shifts....