Fiber Optic Buggy Whips?

August 6, 2012 |  by  |  No Comments

Over the past few months, I’ve developed market data for several network infrastructure projects. It’s made me wonder where all this is going.

The market for business broadband connectivity is very robust. In recent interviews I learned that network fiber and cabling equipment and services are a growing market despite the…

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RBSC Saves Client $200,000

September 29, 2011 |  by  |  No Comments

The approach I used was to develop a bottom-up market forecast for each of the twenty major device types aggregated into a data-driven forecast for the component’s total addressable market.

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Crowdsourcing – Part 2 – Consumer Electronics

April 28, 2011 |  by  |  No Comments

Could crowdsourcing be a viable alternative to a focus group?

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Consumer Electronics: Focus on the Customer

March 27, 2011 |  by  |  No Comments

CE is undergoing a paradigm shift from producing devices to supporting differentiated customer experiences. Innovation for its own sake is not enough: Getting closer to customers is the key to success. As products become smarter and customer interactions evolve, the amount of customer data is growing exponentially. CE companies can leverage technology to analyze data, generate insights and cultivate deeper, more intimate customer relationships.

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Chicago Auto Show – Car Buyers Enamored by Consumer Electronics

February 24, 2011 |  by  |  No Comments

The 2011 Chicago Auto Show (CAS) boasted a 10 percent year-over-year increase in attendance. Local dealerships hope a heightened interest in a recovering auto industry will translate into a continuation of increases in monthly sales. Of course, lots of people are trying to figure out what will drive the market.

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3DTV – Hype versus Reality

January 18, 2011 |  by  |  1 Comment

With the introduction of 3D TVs in early 2010, TV manufacturers hyped the new technology with the hope of stimulating consumer demand.  Yet annual sales of 3D-capable TV sets were lukewarm at best.  It is estimated that 3.4 million 3D sets were sold worldwide in 2010, accounting for just 1.2% of the…

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