[SlideShare] 3 Pacesetter Trends for Field Services

Posted by Technology Services Industry Association on 9/27/16 6:30 AM

Through TSIA's comprehensive benchmarking program, you can measure your company's performance against industry pacesetters and peers, identify your strengths, and see where you can improve to ensure future success. For a sample of the type of insight you will receive through this valuable resource that comes with TSIA membership, view this SlideShare to see 3 key pacesetter trends we’ve uncovered through TSIA's Field Services Benchmark Study.

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Topics: pacesetter, field services, slideshare, TSIA Benchmarking Spotlight

Learn from Auto Industry Futurist John Ellis at TSW Las Vegas 2016

Posted by Nicole Dornsife on 9/22/16 6:30 AM

The Technology Services World conference is just around the corner, and we have a great lineup of inspiring keynote speakers who will share their thoughts and expertise on subjects following this year’s theme, "Aligning for Growth and Outcomes." Presenting the closing keynote is John Ellis, Auto Industry Futurist, who will be talking about what technology companies can learn from the recent disruptions impacting the automotive industry in his keynote, “The Future of the Automotive Industry and Its Uncanny Parallel to the Future of the Tech Industry.” I spoke with John in a short Q&A session where he shared with me a bit about his background and his upcoming TSW presentation. The full interview can be viewed on the TSW website, but here's a short exerpt of what he had to say. 

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Topics: internet of things (IoT), Technology Services World Conference

Welcome New TSIA Members! September Edition

Posted by Technology Services Industry Association on 9/21/16 6:30 AM

At TSIA, we are dedicated to helping services organizations both large and small grow and advance in the technology industry. We'd like to take the opportunity to welcome our newest members, as well as acknowledge companies already a part of the TSIA community who have recently expanded their membership to include additional service disciplines TSIA has to offer. Here's a little bit about each company, in their own words.

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Topics: New TSIA Members

3 Steps to Leverage Digital Disruption in Your Sales Efforts

Posted by Barbara Geraghty on 9/20/16 6:30 AM

What do landlines, books, postage stamps, greeting cards, and taxis (and the companies that sell them) have in common? Obsolescence! Meanwhile, startup companies like Uber and Airbnb have reached unicorn status with with zero inventories, and Amazon has changed the face of retail forever.

The fact is, there are forces at work that are changing everything. We are in the middle of a strategic reinvention of every industry as a result of cloud computing, mobile apps, social media, data analytics and the Internet of Things. A new study by IBM found that the “Uberisation” trend, or industry disruption caused by an unlikely competitor, has become a dominant concern of the C-suite.

Executives understand that the biggest threat to the future of their company is what they don't know, they don't know. That uncertainty is the lever that opens the door to outside sources of information and ideas. How can you help your prospects and customers become masters of digital disruption?

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Topics: x-as-a-service (XaaS), sales, TSIA Partners, disruption

4 Steps to Successfully Move from Hardware to Software and Services

Posted by Neil Jain and Chris Kammerer on 9/15/16 6:30 AM

The world has been changing over the past 10 years for hardware companies. Today, faster innovation cycles and falling barriers to entry are driving commoditization, virtualization is fueling demand for software running on industry standard hardware, and everyone is chasing higher margin, recurring revenue offers. Hardware companies are responding to these shifts by augmenting their portfolios to include more software and services offerings, but many are struggling with the transition.

Whether your company is looking to break into a complementary software market, enhance your hardware products with managed services, or respond to the virtualization trend, here are four key steps you should take to address common challenges hardware companies face.

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Topics: x-as-a-service (XaaS), managed services, service revenue generation, services, service offers, TSIA Partners, hardware manufacturers

[SlideShare] 4 Professional Services Benchmark Trends

Posted by Technology Services Industry Association on 9/13/16 10:04 AM

Through TSIA's comprehensive benchmarking program, you can measure your company's performance against your industry peers, identify your strengths, and see where you need to improve to ensure future success. For a sample of the type of insight you will receive by taking advantage of this valuable resource that comes with TSIA membership, take a look at this SlideShare featuring 4 key research trends from TSIA's Professional Services Benchmark Study.

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Topics: professional services, benchmarking, slideshare, TSIA Benchmarking Spotlight

[Infographic] How the Internet of Things is Impacting Hardware Manufacturers

Posted by Technology Services Industry Association on 9/9/16 6:30 AM

In an increasingly connected world, the Internet of Things (IoT) is forcing traditional hardware manufacturers to rethink how they run their businesses. The historical make/sell/ship business model is no longer sufficient now that customers expect providers to help them save money and improve their business outcomes. To respond to changing customer demands and offset the industry-wide trend of declining product revenues, many hardware manufacturers are embracing smart, connected products to create new revenue streams. In this infographic, you'll see just how IoT is impacting hardware manufacturers and why embracing digitization is crucial to improving revenue growth in a rapidly changing technological climate.

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Topics: infographic, industrial equipment, internet of things (IoT), hardware manufacturers, equipment manufacturers, smart, connected products

Behind the Research: Data Analytics

Posted by Technology Services Industry Association on 9/8/16 6:30 AM

At TSIA, we provide technology and services businesses with the insights they need to grow, advance, and achieve their desired outcomes in our rapidly evolving industry. Our robust data analytics program allows us to capture an accurate view of the state of the tech industry, which we use to provide our members with fact-based research and actionable metrics for improving their operations. To share details about TSIA's benchmarks and industry surveys, as well as provide a behind-the-scenes look at TSIA's data collection and analysis process is Jeremy DalleTezze, TSIA's Senior Director of Data Analytics Research. 

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Topics: data analytics, Behind TSIA Research, TSIA Research

Poll Results: Organizational Models for Professional Services and the Cloud

Posted by Bo Di Muccio on 9/6/16 6:30 AM

At TSIA, we've recently received a lot of questions from our members regarding the typical organizational models tech companies are using to set up cloud or XaaS businesses alongside their traditional consumption models. To get a bit more insight on this topic, we conducted a TSIA Quick Poll where we asked members of our Professional Services community to share their experiences in this area, resulting in us receiving detailed responses from 56 companies. Though brief, the survey yielded some surprising and interesting results. In this blog post, I'd like to share some survey highlights with you.  

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Topics: x-as-a-service (XaaS), cloud, professional services, TSIA Survey, TSIA Research

[Infographic] What to Expect at the Leading Tech Services Conference

Posted by Technology Services Industry Association on 9/1/16 6:30 AM

Technology Services World conferences are the best place to learn new business strategies from leading technology and services industry experts, network with peers, and explore the latest solutions that can help your business grow and thrive for years to come. At TSW Las Vegas 2016, you'll join over 1,600 other service leaders from all areas of tech to learn how to prepare your organization for the future of cloud-based service offers and business models with our theme, “Aligning for Growth and Outcomes.” In this infographic, you'll get a preview of the conference highlights and keynote speakers you can look forward to by joining us October 17-19 at the ARIA Resort & Casino in Las Vegas.

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Topics: x-as-a-service (XaaS), cloud, customer outcomes, infographic, Technology Services World Conference

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