1. Market Research
  2. > Telecom Market Trends

Actionable versus Predictive Intelligence: Nuanced Approaches to Operational Analytics

  • April 2015
  • 24 pages
  • Frost & Sullivan
Report ID: 2875518

Summary

Table of Contents

This report will focus on the NetBoss solutions for actionable intelligence; Nokia’s predictive operations solutions; IBM’s and Nokia’s flirtation with cognitive networking; and Ericsson’s experience-driven platform approach to expert analytics.

Introduction
The stakes have never been higher for communication services providers (CSPs). Struggling against physics, economics and well-funded, lightly-regulated competitors, CSPs continue to build networks and operate businesses that must support the insatiable demand of billions of technology users, and the continual introduction of innovative applications. The higher the stakes, the more intelligence CSPs need to make informed decisions about how to manage their networks and businesses. And, the more complex their operations become, the more automation CSPs need to incorporate. Automation, in turn, requires yet more intelligence.

So, the big question at hand is: From where will all of this intelligence come? Surely, CSPs do not lack data; but turning their data into useful intelligence takes increasingly sophisticated analytics. But, there are other questions as well:

- How does the intelligence differ for decisions that must be made on the spot versus decisions affecting more long-term planning?
- Who decides which data is useful for developing the intelligence?
- What actions can be confidently automated?
- How can a CSP foresee all the consequences of an automated action?
- Can a CSP trust its operations, its network and its business to a set of algorithms and a machine?

To this last question, some network management suppliers of assurance and analytics solutions would have CSPs think they can put operation of the network into the “hands” of autonomous, selflearning machines. Stratecast believes such overconfidence is misplaced and unproductive; a position that will be borne out in this report. However, these same suppliers and others are making notable progress in bringing predictive analytics to the forefront of the network operations environment.

They are doing it with machine-learned command and control capabilities that, in many ways, demonstrate superiority over what the human element can accomplish for a growing number of selective network management needs. Machine-learned control also brings to light new business management opportunities not thought possible before now.

Get Industry Insights. Simply.

  • Latest reports & slideshows with insights from top research analysts
  • 60 Million searchable statistics with tables, figures & datasets
  • More than 25,000 trusted sources
  • Single User License — provides access to the report by one individual.
  • Department License — allows you to share the report with up to 5 users
  • Site License — allows the report to be shared amongst all employees in a defined country
  • Corporate License — allows for complete access, globally.

Ahmad helps you find the right report:

Testimonials

The research specialist advised us on the best content for our needs and provided a great report and follow-up, thanks very much we shall look at ReportLinker in the future.

Kate Merrick

Global Marketing Manager at
Eurotherm by Schneider Electric

We were impressed with the support that ReportLinker’s research specialists’ team provided. The report we purchased was useful and provided exactly what we want.

Category Manager at
Ikea

ReportLinker gave access to reliable and useful data while avoiding dispersing resources and spending too much time on unnecessary research.

Executive Director at
PwC Advisory

The customer service was fast, responsive, and 100% professional in all my dealings (...) If we have more research needs, I'll certainly prioritize working with ReportLinker!

Scott Griffith

Vice President Marketing at
Maurice Sporting Goods

The research specialist provided prompt, helpful instructions for accessing ReportLinker's product. He also followed up to make sure everything went smoothly and to ensure an easy transition to the next stage of my research

Jessica P Huffman

Research Associate at
American Transportation Research Institute

Excellent customer service. Very responsive and fast.

Director, Corporate Strategy at
Ingredion

I reached out to ReportLinker for a detailed market study on the Air Treatment industry. The quality of the report, the research specialist’s willingness to solve my queries exceeded my expectations. I would definitely recommend ReportLinker for in-depth industry information.

Mariana Mendoza

Global Platform Senior Manager at
Whirlpool Corporation

Thanks! I like what you've provided and will certainly come back if I need to do further research works.

Bee Hin Png

CEO at
LDR Pte Ltd

The research specialist advised us on the best content for our needs and provided a great report and follow-up, thanks very much we shall look at ReportLinker in the future.

Kate Merrick

Global Marketing Manager at
Eurotherm by Schneider Electric

Purchase Reports From Reputable Market Research Publishers

Industrial IoT Convergence: 5G, IIoT, 3D Printing, Big Data, and Streaming IoT Data Analytics 2017 - 2022

  • $ 2995
  • Industry report
  • May 2017
  • by Mind Commerce Publishing

Overview: The industrial sector is rapidly integrating Internet of Things (IoT) with other key technologies including 3D Printing, Big Data and Streaming Analytics. This convergence will have a profound ...

Network analytics: CSPs need consolidated and standardised systems

  • $ 1499
  • Industry report
  • April 2017
  • by Analysys Mason

"New big data technology enables CSPs to rationalise standalone network analytics tools, and supports a DevOps approach that will improve their ability to add new functionality." The use of big data analytics ...

Consumer communication platforms: trends and outlook

  • $ 1499
  • Industry report
  • April 2017
  • by Analysys Mason

"Operators’ claims to offer universal reach are more compelling in a fragmented market place." Social messaging apps such as Facebook Messenger, LINE and WeChat are opening up their capabilities to third ...


ref:plp2015

Reportlinker.com © Copyright 2017. All rights reserved.

ReportLinker simplifies how Analysts and Decision Makers get industry data for their business.