"The good news is that many issues for telecom in 2013 will revolve around growth opportunities tied to a dramatic uptick in data consumption."
“As competition continues to be fierce, companies should think about ways they can get creative around how to expand ‘must have’ brands across all consumer touch points.”
“There’s still no substitute for creating really great content that people want, but leading companies will focus on meeting the consumer where they are in terms of how they want to receive and interact with content.”
“Customers want to be heard, and in today’s environment where mobile, social and digital tools are taking on greater importance, they will likely find a way to share feedback about your brand whether you give them the opportunity or not.”
“Social media is still very relevant to improving the performance of the enterprise — to enhance information flows, crowdsource ideas and provide customer support — and most companies haven’t figured it out yet.”
“Companies may need to have an efficient multi-channel distribution strategy and focus on consumer loyalty to sustain their top-lines through a valued customer experience despite a less-attractive location or higher price.”
“Health plans face an industry milestone on October 1, 2013. That’s when they should provide their offering for open enrollment on the new public health insurance exchanges."
“Successful oil and gas companies are embracing the current price environment and finding new sources of demand in order to profit from shale gas."
“In the coming year, we expect companies to continue seeking ways to test and even break through existing constraints … as they strive to make the math work in today’s challenging business climate."
“Health care providers in 2013 are likely to experience a four-prong revenue hit."
“The biggest issue facing the life sciences industry is the increasingly rapid movement to competing on the basis of a value proposition that is being defined and continuously redefined by the market."
"If past is prologue, expect game changing technology innovations to continue to be created within the global A&D industry into the future."
"The extent to which agencies are suddenly interested in sharing resources and costs is remarkable and exceeds anything I have seen in my years working in and around government."
"Advancements in technology are driving long-term, structural changes for commercial real estate."
"To achieve sustained growth in 2013 and beyond, insurers will need to keep reinventing themselves."
"Analytics are going to be a big play, especially investment in data infrastructure to support a better understanding of the customer base."
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