Traditional software and internet companies are becoming value-added orchestrators in support of business transformation in all industries. This business model evolution is driven by several key trends which include: an increased focus on the end user experience, maturing business models, gains through operational performance, and growth through M&A. In order to remain competitive, software & internet companies also need to address several critical macro issues such as mobile,social, cloud, security & privacy, data & analytics, and talent.
In addition, revenue, or the “top line,” is a closely monitored measure of an entity's growth and market share. The FASB and IASB are currently in the process of replacing existing revenue guidance with a new global accounting standard for all revenue transactions. How will revenue recognition changes affect your business?
Patrick Pugh, PwC's US Software and Internet Advisory Leader, discusses challenges and opportunities associated with Software as a Service.
PwC's Global Software Industry Leader Mark McCaffrey discusses the software industry's digital revolution.
Reimaging Technology Operations
Insights from PwC's 2015 Global Operations Survey
Building Enterprise Agility
In our fast-moving world, the winners will be companies that can sense change and respond accordingly.
Software Pricing benchmark results
Software companies are faced with the challenge of developing an efficient and effective pricing strategy in response to evolving business models, customer experience and competition.
Driving software development through measurement
The performance of software development teams is an area of high interest for Technology executives—especially with the increasing impact of software on the usability and functionality of high-tech products. PwC’s Software Measurement Study was designed to analyze the current state of measurement and practices in software development environments. The study compared measurement practices to industry leading practices to provide an assessment of software measurement.
The Journey to SaaS Profitability
Four considerations for software executives
Four considerations for software executives
The new digital ecosystem reality: Innovation's next frontier is in customer service
As customer expectations evolve, customer service has emerged as the next critical differentiator.
Pricing & Profitability: Deals Desk – A key business enabler to meet customer demands
Successfully executed, the deals desk provides a way for companies to manage risk while positively influencing their top and bottom lines.
PwC Global 100 Software Leaders
PwC presents insights into how software industry trends -cloud, software-as-a-service (SaaS), mobile devices and consumerization of IT –are impacting where the industry is going. Also, view top 100 software leaders by revenue.
The New Digital Ecosystem Reality: Mobile advertising strategies for increased success
This paper in the Technology Institute’s thought leadership series titled "The New digital ecosystem reality" discusses how the personalization of mobile devices has created opportunities for advertisers to develop more targeted ads, based on user preferences at a more intimate level than ever before.
On the horizon: Insights into the Cloud for finance and accounting professionals
By educating themselves on service models, cost structures, and governance issues of the Cloud, CFOs can discuss with the CIO and other C-suite executives about how Cloud computing can advance the business.
Experience Radar 2013: Lessons from the U.S.
Enterprise Software industry
PwC's Experience Radar helps businesses find hidden value to drive a unique customer experience. By helping enterprise software leaders rank their product and service features, Experience Radar identifies opportunities to achieve top line growth.
Accelerating embedded software development via agile technologies
Embedded software use is becoming omnipresent across multiple industries. Hardware-centric product industries require flexible and adaptable software with features and functionality to differentiate their products.
Mobile Innovations forecast
PwC's Mobile Innovations Forecast a four-part framework for analyzing and understanding mobile innovation using enabling technologies, new technological capabilities, new use cases and new business models.
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