Monetization, Agile Billing and the 'Internet of Things'

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Recurring revenue models are quickly gaining popularity in a number of different industries, and it’s no surprise considering the annual recurring revenue opportunity for business is predicted to be $500B or more. While telecommunications was the first major industry to adopt recurring revenue models, research shows information technology and entertainment are among the industries increasingly making the move. According to Ventana Research, IT has seen a rise because a growing number of companies offer services through cloud computing, and the entertainment industry has embraced the “sharing economy” with subscription services for movies, music, and more. Nearly half of U.S. businesses today have already adopted or are considering adopting recurring revenue models. And not only are companies investing in this type of services for their customers; they also prefer to ... (more)

A New Way of Thinking By @AriaSystemsInc | @CloudExpo [#Cloud]

A New Way of Thinking with Recurring Revenue Normal 0 false false false EN-US JA X-NONE Today’s most successful brands have switched focus from managing sales transactions to managing customer experiences with the goal of maximizing the lifetime value of each relationship. In an environment where customers have increasing control over the relationships with companies they do business with, managing every moment of the customer experience is crucial to a successful recurring revenue business. Customers want what they want, how they want it, and when they want it. The businesses t... (more)

Nickelodeon Embraces Recurring Revenue By @AriaSystemsInc | @CloudExpo [#Cloud]

Nickelodeon - The Newest Brand to Embrace the Move to Recurring Revenue Can’t get enough of SpongeBob SquarePants? You’re in luck! Soon you’ll be able to watch your favorite show on demand. Nickelodeon owner Viacom recently announced its plan to offer a stand-alone Internet offering that focuses on mobile viewers for the popular cable channel. Full details and offerings for the plan, which launches in March, haven’t been released yet so it’s still unclear how much subscribers will pay and if they will get the same services as cable and satellite TV subscribers or access to supple... (more)

Easing Consumer Doubts About the Internet of Things By @AriaSystemsInc | @ThingsExpo [#IoT]

By Sean Kirk According to several recent studies, consumers are still very much on the fence about the Internet of Things. Before they’ll give IoT a thumbs up, these studies say, companies will need to earn their trust and offer more steak and less sizzle in their IoT offerings. While visiting my sister’s family in the Midwest over Christmas, I encountered two IoT moments I found revealing. The first showed IoT’s darker side. While we were walking, my millennial generation niece received a GPS-triggered message on her iPhone from an establishment nearby. The promo was apparentl... (more)

@ThingsExpo | 'Internet of Things' (#IoT) and Our Homes in 2025 [@AriaSystemsInc]

By Marie Martin Some don’t know but “yes” there is a past for the Internet of Things.  What’s really interesting is what the future looks like. Just imagine the Internet of Things in the year 2025. Can you? Marie Martin The post The Internet of Things: Our Homes in 2025 [Infographic] appeared first on Recurring Revenue Blog | Aria Systems. ... (more)