SUBSCRIPTION RELATED COMPANIES IN JAPAN

SUBSCRIPTION RELATED COMPANIES IN JAPAN

 

With the advent of smartphones in the 2010s, the tide has turned and smartphones have taken away the demand for PCs, except for office demand. The speed of development of both devices and applications was so fast and the versions were so frequent that companies were faced with the reality that they would be left behind if they developed at a leisurely pace. Partly due to the development of the cloud, software has been encouraged to migrate from a sell-out package to a subscription model, such as monthly billing.

In order to understand the progress of such subscription-based businesses in the IT industry in Japan, this book provides an overview of the business of 20 companies listed on the three securities markets operated by the Tokyo Stock Exchange that are actively adopting subscription-based services.