1.  Our methodology is a blend of primary and secondary research, which is augmented with the information available in our proprietary database.

    Secondary Research:

    A broad array of industry sources for the secondary research typically includes Company SEC filings, annual reports, company websites, broker & financial reports, and investor presentations for a competitive scenario and shape of the industry, patent and regulatory database to understand technical and legal developments, scientific and technical writings for product information, authentic news articles, webcasts, and other related releases to evaluate the market, and Internal and external proprietary databases, key market indicators, and relevant press releases for market estimates and forecasts.

    Primary Research:

    Primary research efforts include reaching out to participants through emails, telephonic-conversations, referrals, professional networks, and formal interactions. AMR also maintains professional corporate relations with various companies that make way for greater flexibility in reaching out to industry participants and commentators for interviews and discussions.

    Data Forecasting:

    We have our own proprietary model wherein we provide quantitative inputs at a country level received from and validated by industry experts Based on impact of market indicators we assigned different weightages to each of the segments, regions, and country and forecasted global market revenues. Market predictions were based on logical assumptions that are backed up by various macro and micro level indicators. Below is the list of some of the indicators we used for predicting Market size and growth during the forecast period.

    • Market maturity level
    • Favourable government regulations
    • Technology adoption
    • Scope of further market penetration
    • Economic indicators such as GDP, GVA, Ease of doing business etc.

    Data Collection technique:

    We tracked market from supply side and followed bottom up approach, wherein we captured revenue of major vendors offering data management software and related services especially for smart meter applications. Based on their revenue and collective market share we derived overall market revenue. Information on key player market share and revenue is derived from paid sources included databases such as Factiva, Bloomberg, and hoovers to name a few. and we do conduct paid interviews with industry experts who have been tracking market from last 10 to 15 years.

    How we identify companies to be profiled:

    Information on key player share is highly fragmented and confidential in nature and is subject to inputs received from respondents during primary interviews. Even if we get the data on player market share, we need to get their permission to publish confidential information in our research studies. Hence, we have not provided share of players in this particular research study.

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  3.  Yes, we provide data according to a specific region, country or continent. We cover major countries and regions. .

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