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VisionMobile is the leading research company in the app economy. Our Developer Economics research program tracks developer experiences across platforms, revenues, apps, tools, APIs, segments and regions, via the largest, most global developer surveys.

The trillion dollar choice for car makers: control or cooperate?

_The-trillion-dollar-choice-for-car-makers[Will the car become little more than a smartphone accessory on wheels? This question is highly relevant after the recent CarPlay and Android Auto announcements. Car makers face a choice that could well determine their success for many years to come: keep tight control over the in-car experience, or cooperate with Apple and Google and benefit from the immense value that they have created. But do car makers have a choice at all?]

From 4 to 4000 apps: disruption deja-vu in the car industry?

Automotive-report_illustration_webWhat if cars were like mobile phones? There are some eerie similarities between the approaches of car makers in 2014, and operators and handset makers in 2008. Will car makers be disrupted in the same way that the mobile industry was? Senior analyst Stijn Schuermans shares his feeling of deja-vu.

Discovery-driven planning and ecosystems as a new distribution channel

A few weeks ago in association with Ericsson we published the Telco Innovation Toolbox paper. The paper introduces ten economics and strategy frameworks that help operators to accelerate their “digital” strategies, make the right innovation investments and avoid costly mistakes. Previous posts published on our blog explained the economics of telco disruption. Today’s and the following posts focus on how telcos need to respond to remain relevant and discover growth opportunities.

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Dealing with uncertainty: Discovery-driven planning

High levels of uncertainty require radically different planning methods. Instead of treating blue-sky assumptions as facts, discovery-based planning systematically converts assumptions into knowledge.

The new basis of competition and the superiority of ecosystem economics

Just before the end of 2012, in association with Ericsson, we published the Telco Innovation Toolbox paper. It introduces ten economics and strategy frameworks that will help operators to accelerate their “digital” strategies, make the right innovation investments and avoid costly mistakes.
The ideas from the paper will be posted on VisionMobile blog in a series of blogs posts. Today we are publishing two opening chapters and the rest of the chapters will follow weekly. The list of chapters can be found here.

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A new basis of competition

There are no silver-bullet solutions to telco disruption. Rather than focusing on quick fixes, this paper introduces a new way to think about telco innovation, with the aim of helping operators to make the right choices in their innovation investments.

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