Totaro & Associates Launches Market Intelligence & Program Management Tools
XCQte™ utilizes proven methods for strategic product and technology roadmapping to enable the new product development process. It provides a systematic evaluation method to select technology development projects which are intrinsically tied to programmatic requirements. It provides funding justification for new technology introduction projects because they are linked to the product attributes and service offerings which are governed by market drivers.
XCQte™ also comprises competitor benchmarking capabilities by incorporating the products and service offerings from over 1,500 companies. Users will be able to visualize the evolution of a competitor’s product specs and instantly comprehend which attributes are driving product sales regionally around the globe.
IntelStor™ takes static data and turns it into actionable intelligence. By utilizing secure, private cloud technology and leveraging off a distributed contribution model, IntelStor™ becomes the central repository for all public domain competitive intelligence. With over 34,000 news items, papers, conference presentations and other content catalogued already, IntelStor™ is the premier platform for market intelligence and analysis.
The analytics engine and dynamic report generation capability of IntelStor™ will enable marketing and product development professionals to make strategic recommendations in reliance on validated content. All copyrights by original content owners are respected and maintained while any proprietary data attempted to be entered will be segregated or refused.
The data in IntelStor™ will be analyzed for relevant trends related to product or service offering evolution, technology trends and patterns in patent filings, regional market sales data, installed base, company news, M&A, and much more. The analytics engine will make recommendations for product attributes and specifications as well as services which will be competitive in a regional market, but also have the possibility of achieving global scale when introduced in other regions.
Key data that is typically disseminated via outmoded static annual reports from traditional market researchers will become active with IntelStor™ and delivered via periodic updates on a user-selected frequency. Notifications of updates in key content or trends can be communicated by alerts and / or e-mail, which dramatically improves workflow and productivity.
Founder & CEO, Philip Totaro says, “The concept behind IntelStor™ was born about 12 years ago, but cloud technology now enables the capabilities. Reports and other information companies rely on to make strategic decisions is a static snapshot in time. We’re making that data dynamic and current so business strategy execution risk is mitigated.”
XCQte™ is available from today and IntelStor™ will be made available to interested beta test customers. More information is available at www.totaro-associates.com.