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Pricing for BI and Analytics » The TEC Blog
processing, not for the volume of information they store. According to Kognitio, customer savings with this sort of pricing model can be significant because of all the customer data volumes that are stored, only a small percentage is regularly needed, and resides and is processed in memory. Since organizations can perceive the value of data actually being processed, this sort of pricing structure may be more readily accepted than paying for the storage of data that just sits there. Kognitio’s pricing
: analytics, bi, business analytics, Business Intelligence, Kognitio, qliktech, TEC, Technology Evaluation, Technology Evaluation Centers, Technology Evaluation Centers Inc., blog, analyst, enterprise software, decision support.
New Approaches to Software Pricing
Hearing the complaints of dissatisfied customers, some vendors are developing customer-centric contracts. HarrisData has even gone so far as to draft a Bill of Rights for customers. How well do these pledges measure up?
: New Approaches to Software Pricing New Approaches to Software Pricing P.J. Jakovljevic - December 23, 2005 Read Comments Enter Some Possible Software Pricing Thought Leaders In the past customers have been disadvantaged in software contracts, facing numerous and expensive fine print clauses limiting their warranties. (See Is There a Panacea for Enterprise Software Pricing Yet? ) However, in the new market, power is shifting from the vendor to the customer, and software negotiations are changing. Much to
Transaction Based Pricing in BPO
Increased maturity in business process outsourcing (BPO) has led to the emergence of transaction-based pricing and outcome-based pricing models, which can provide broader business value to customers. This white paper focuses on the transaction-based pricing model for BPO services, its suitability in meeting present-day BPO objectives, and its superiority over the traditional full-time-equivalent (FTE)-based pricing model.
: Transaction Based Pricing in BPO Transaction Based Pricing in BPO Source: TCS Document Type: White Paper Description: Increased maturity in business process outsourcing (BPO) has led to the emergence of transaction-based pricing and outcome-based pricing models, which can provide broader business value to customers. This white paper focuses on the transaction-based pricing model for BPO services, its suitability in meeting present-day BPO objectives, and its superiority over the traditional
5/18/2010 7:55:00 AM
The Case for Pricing Management
Savvy and dynamically optimized pricing can mean the difference between survival and failure. In many environments it might be smarter, quicker, and more useful to calculate pricing based on systematic analysis rather than on fuzzy thinking or human emotions.
: allowance, freight charges, or volume incentives). The real art is in discerning the actual price each customer has been charged per transaction, after accounting for actual deductions, many of which come only after the fact, from the nominal price. Related to this is the notion of the pocket price waterfall to display how much actual revenue the enterprises really keep in their pockets from each of their customer transactions, which thereby helps them diagnose and capture pricing opportunities. This
Leveraging Business Growth with Value-based Pricing
Unlike legacy strategies such as cost-plus, historical-based, and volume-driven pricing, which tend to decrease price premiums and profits over time, value-based pricing optimizes pricing structure for current market conditions. It can also accommodate market changes without loss of profit. Value-based pricing is a strategic tool to be championed by the executive suite and business unit leads. This paper outlines the elements of a successful value-based pricing strategy.
: as cost-plus, historical-based, and volume-driven pricing, which tend to decrease price premiums and profits over time, value-based pricing optimizes pricing structure for current market conditions. It can also accommodate market changes without loss of profit. Value-based pricing is a strategic tool to be championed by the executive suite and business unit leads. This paper outlines the elements of a successful value-based pricing strategy. Leveraging Business Growth with Value-based Pricing
12/18/2011 11:34:00 PM
The Art, Science & Software Behind (Optimal) Retail Pricing – Part 4 » The TEC Blog
analyses on product demand, volume, key value item (KVI) , competitive pricing, category margin, product family pricing, price per unit, promotion, temporary price reduction (TPR) analysis, brand equity & sensitivity analysis, and so on. RAPS Portal – a number of portal -based personalized applications for viewing and analysis, such as the following: RAPS Price (to view base retail price optimization), RAPS Promotion (to view promotions/TPR optimization), RAPS Insight (to view reports and dash
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Ford Extends Its Engagement With Vistaar » The TEC Blog
Ford Extends Its Engagement With Vistaar » The TEC Blog TEC Blog TEC Home About TEC Contact Us About the Bloggers Follow TEC on Twitter RSS Discussing Enterprise Software and Selection --> Fast, Accurate Software Evaluations TEC helps enterprises evaluate and select software solutions that meet their exacting needs by empowering purchasers with the tools, research, and expertise to make an ideal decision. Your software selection starts here. Learn more about
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How to Build Pricing Muscle in Retail
Organizations usually rely on historical data and transactions to determine their pricing strategy. However, this data is typically insufficient to arrive at a competitive price. Moreover, customers these days are well informed about the value of products they want to purchase. That's why organizations need to arrive at their pricing strategy only after taking into consideration external intelligence and competitive data. E-procurement systems and price comparison websites have put customers in the bargaining position with the availability of real-time information. This is the type and speed of data organizations need to obtain. Leveraging such information can help an organization counter the threats of new entrants, competitive rivalry, and substitutes with a strong pricing strategy.
: How to Build Pricing Muscle in Retail How to Build Pricing Muscle in Retail Source: Wipro Technologies Document Type: White Paper Description: Organizations usually rely on historical data and transactions to determine their pricing strategy. However, this data is typically insufficient to arrive at a competitive price. Moreover, customers these days are well informed about the value of products they want to purchase. That s why organizations need to arrive at their pricing strategy only after taking into
11/14/2011 6:10:00 AM
Will User Enterprises Ever Get onto an Easy (Support and Maintenance) Street?
Vendors' traditional pricing strategies aren't going to work much longer. Sooner or later, prices will be determined by what the market is ready to bear rather than be based on what vendors think is a profitable way to deliver solutions.
: Will User Enterprises Ever Get onto an Easy (Support and Maintenance) Street? Will User Enterprises Ever Get onto an Easy (Support and Maintenance) Street? P.J. Jakovljevic - March 27, 2007 Read Comments A series of articles published at the end of 2005 highlighted at great length a conundrum on price per value that has long affected enterprise application vendors and their users. Specifically, while vendors would like to have well-oiled business models that promote stable and recurring revenue streams
IBM Announces the Release of DB2 Universal Database Version 7
IBM (NYSE: IBM) has announced the release of DB2 Universal Database Version 7, with a new pricing structure for application service providers (ASPs), support for customer relationship management (CRM), and an incubator program for e-business applications to help emerging companies get up and running on the Web.
: IBM Announces the Release of DB2 Universal Database Version 7 IBM Announces the Release of DB2 Universal Database Version 7 M. Reed - May 8, 2000 Read Comments M. Reed and A. Turner -May 8, 2000 Event Summary In the April announcement IBM stated that this reinforced its commitment to data management leadership and introduced DB2 Universal Database Version 7 - the most powerful solution of its kind in the industry, and, in most cases, at a third the price of Oracle. IBM continues to invest in new hiring
OutlookSoft Case Study: Interactive Data Corporation
Interactive Data Corporation is a provider of securities pricing, financial information, and analytic tools to institutional and individual investors. The company supplies time-sensitive pricing, dividend, corporate action, and descriptive information. However, as a result of global growth, Interactive Data faced the challenge of finding a forecasting and budgeting solution that would generate more comprehensive and less manually intensive performance reports.
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