Tag Archives: Sundara Raman

Machine learning for Telcos 5G: a network of networks

March 13, 2018

According to GSMA Intelligence there are more than 8 billion mobile connections in the world today – a billion more than there are people on this planet. This is growing at a phenomenal rate, with over 25 billion networked devices expected by 2020, attributable largely to 5G and the internet of things (IoT). You only… Read More »

The culture of value measurement

November 29, 2017

“You cannot manage what you don’t measure.” You may have heard that before. Certainly this truism holds today. However, John Hauser, professor of marketing at MIT Sloan School of Management, takes it further: metrics influence the behaviour of the entire organisation, and affect both actions and decisions related to future strategies. According to Hauser, “you… Read More »

Four tips to delight your CFO and unlock the value of data assets

November 13, 2017

Investment in data and analytics is expensive. At least that’s the view of the CIO, who typically focuses on costs. This issue is only compounded by the CFO, who often lacks visibility of the value generated from data and analytics (for more on this, see part one of this blog series). What we needed was… Read More »

Bean Counter Or Business-Growth Enabler? What Can The CIO Learn From The CFO?

July 27, 2017

Transformation of a cost controller So there we were, discussing the need to use data and analytics to drive enterprise value, when a New Zealander from a large organisation volunteered “We have four customer segments, nationally, that we have been using for a very long time with reasonable success but it is limiting our growth.… Read More »