AT&T Vice Chairman Ralph de la Vega references Jeff Cotrupe’s Stratecast IoT report on LinkedIn Pulse


Ralph de la Vega IotAT&T’s Vice Chairman Ralph de la Vega recently referenced Jeff Cotrupe’s Stratecast report, The Internet of Things (IoT): How Real is It Today?, on LinkedIn Pulse in a piece titled The 4th Industrial Revolution: What Businesses Need to Know. In the piece, de la Vega discussed figures from the report assessing the scope and impact of IoT and Cotrupe’s assertion that “Every organization in every sector needs an IoT strategy.”


Jeff Cotrupe leads panel of industry stars at GIL 2011: Silicon Valley


Jeff Cotrupe led a panel on analytics at GIL 2011: Silicon Valley (Twitter: #GIL11sv), Frost & Sullivan’s Growth, Innovation and Leadership event at the Fairmont San Jose, San Jose, California. The panel, “Meeting of the Minds: Rediscovering Your Business Through High-Impact Analytics,” covered topics across the business analytics & intelligence (BAI) and web analytics spectrum. The panel also featured an industry star-studded group of panelists: Brett Error, Vice President, Chief Technologist, Omniture Business Unit of Adobe; Erick Brethenoux, Program Director, Predictive Analytics and Decision Management, IBM; Indranil Chatterjee, Vice President of Mediation Platforms, Openwave Systems; John Zell, Vice President Global CRM Solutions, Razorfish, and Nanda Kishore, Chief Technology Officer, ShareThis. Continue reading

Xchange and VON publish Jeff Cotrupe’s “A Modest Proposal (for Verizon and AT&T)”

Leading media venues in communications market

Jeff Cotrupe’s latest blog entry addressing the communications service provider/telecom operator market, “A Modest Proposal (for Verizon and AT&T),” has now been published by two leading media venues in that space: Xchange and The Voice of Network Convergence (VON).  The piece asserts that the U.S. telecom titans might better ensure long-term success by devoting fewer resources to their “Coke vs. Pepsi cola wars”-style advertising campaigns and spend a bit more on improving their networks and handsets to deliver better service to more customers. It also discusses some capable operations and business support systems (OSS/BSS) solutions that stand ready to arm both operators and consumers with user-specific data about exactly what a consumer is experiencing with regard to an operator’s network and services.

About MarketPOWER, LLC
MarketPOWER is a strategic consulting firm of Jeff Cotrupe, whose expertise in product management, marketing, research and writing has helped companies generate hundreds of millions of dollars in revenue, M&A and investment capital. Cotrupe is a former practice leader for Gartner (NYSE: IT) and director at ADC Telecommunications (Nasdaq: ADCT).