Services in Mobile Technology and Product Strategy
Chetan Sharma Consulting brings a very unique and an integrated
perspective to the mobile marketplace that combines our knowledge of
the Telecom industry in Strategy, Technology, Markets, and
Intellectual Property. We were founded in 2001 and have completed
over 100 engagements with over 65 clients ranging from startups to
Fortune 50. By completely understanding the full-lifecycle of an
idea or an investment, the ecosystem complexities, the market
differences, the companies and the leaders, and by grasping the
nuances of the ecosystem end-to-end, we are able to draw up
strategic plans and recommendations for our clients that yield them
the highest ROI. Our experience spans the globe and we actively
track and work in the biggest and the most innovative global markets
in the world – Asia, Europe, and North America.
Technology and Product Strategy
Our background is rooted in technology and R&D. We can go in as deep
and as wide as the project needs. We have run R&D groups and pilot
programs for clients, done industry standard analysis, delved into
protocols and source code, and most importantly, we understand the
business of technology very well. We are well versed with both
consumer and enterprise markets. Our clients value the depth and the
breadth of our experience, knowledge, and strategic thinking.
Assist in product requirements and technical product
specifications. Assessment of invention and patent portfolio
and strategies for strengthening the IP portfolio and
position in the industry. Usability studies, Project
management, Vendor selection and management, Implementation
and rollout strategy
Evaluation of technology portfolio to develop a coherent
product and technology development strategy
Technical assessment of capabilities and competitive
Application portfolio analysis, Technical feasibility,
Sarbanes-Oxley, Process re-engineering, and Risk Management
We have a very integrated approach to strategy. We strongly believe
that taking market research, business, technology, and intellectual
property inputs into strategic initiative is essential in obtaining
a long-term sustainable competitive advantage in the industry. By
taking into account the various scenarios that might unfold, one is
better prepared for any roadblocks and surprises down the road. Our
technology and product strategy work takes a broad view of the
ecosystem, the players, the technologies, and the trends and
prepares our clients on what’s to come. We offer actionable
recommendations on how to build competitive advantage in the
ever-changing industry landscape.
“What is your Patent Portfolio Quotient (PPQTM)?”
whitepaper to read our thoughts on how you can extract maximum value
out of your product development lifecycle.
major mobile infrastructure company
needed help with their product roadmap. We facilitated several
product strategy sessions with the senior executive team and came up
with the product plan and specifications that influenced the
deployment at a major carrier. In the end, the ideas presented in
our work reached over 30M subscribers.
needed assistance in preparing their product strategy for mobile
video service offering. We did the market research, competitive
analysis, technology assessment, business model analysis, and
prepared a set of recommendations and roadmap for the client.
startup needed help in running their R&D group and in facilitating
trials with major operators around the world. We assumed the role of
the R&D Chief and worked with the team in two countries to
streamline the R&D to product process and efficiently run a
successful trials with operators around the world.
major mobile media company
wanted to integrate their IP work with product planning. Using our
PPQTM methodology, we integrated the processes and put
practices in place to capture IP in a timely fashion.