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Sage Guage

Posted: 12/2004 Sage Guage The Sage Research Inc. Current Conditions Index in September 2004 recovered from a dip in July returning to ‘high’ territory (above 50), matching levels recorded in May 2004. The September jump primarily is credited to a 12- point increase in two subindices: stock market values and revenue. Slight declines were reported […]

Service Provider Confidence Index – Sage Gauge

Posted: 9/2004 SAGE GAUGE The Sage Research Inc. July 2004 index of service provider confidence in current conditions continued its downward slide, falling three points back into “negative” territory (below 50) for the first time since January 2004. Declines in the overall industry conditions and investor confidence subindices primarily were responsible for the overall drop. […]

Service Provider Confidence Index – Sage Gauge

The Sage Research Inc. May 2004 index edged down slightly from its March all-time high of 55, but remains in “high” territory (above 50), and is up a full 17 index points from a year ago. Modest declines in the indices for capital spending, revenue, and employment were responsible for the fall. The sub-indices of […]

Service Provider Confidence Index – Sage Gauge

Posted: 3/2004 SAGE GAUGE The Sage Research Inc. January 2004 index of service provider confidence in current conditions dipped slightly for the second period in a row. The January 2004 index of current service provider conditions fell 0.8 points from its November level, and is off 1.6 points from the September high of 47.8. The […]

Occupational Hazard

Posted: 10/1999 Occupational Hazard Telecom Careers Headed for Detour By John McMorrow The telecommunications industry is changing and so are its jobs. Industry and occupational boundaries will begin to blur. Changes in consumer demand, markets, technology and business practices will reshuffle labor demand. New occupations will emerge and other occupations will disappear. While total employment […]

Making the Vertical Leap

Posted: 12/1998 Making the Vertical Leap By Robert Rosenberg Growth opportunities in tele-communications have shifted from providing commodity services to customized services, such as asynchronous transfer mode (ATM) and packet-based bandwidth on demand. New technologies have transformed the telecommunications business model, which traditionally emphasized horizontal services and carrier control of networks, to a vertical focus […]

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