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Culture Hardest to Transform – Sigma CTO
Sarah Thomas  
1/19/2018   2 comments
Transformation isn't a democracy and will ultimately be imposed on employees, says Sigma Systems' CTO Catherine Michel, but changing a company's culture is always the hardest part.
Telenor CEO Issues an Upskilling Challenge
Sarah Thomas  
1/18/2018   3 comments
Sigve Brekke, the CEO of Telenor Group, has challenged his 30,000 employees to complete 40 hours of digital training and education in 2018.
Managing 5G in Multi-Cloud Environment a Big Challenge: TBR's Antlitz
The Digerati  
1/17/2018   2 comments
Telcos are struggling with how to manage the growing number of services and multi-cloud environments in the emerging 5G world, according to TBR Analyst Chris Antlitz.
TBR's Antlitz: Automation Fundamental to Navigating the 5G Era
The Digerati  
1/16/2018   6 comments
5G and the cloud will usher in an era of automation, reassignment and retraining of personnel, says TBR Analyst Chris Antlitz.
Digitalization Requires Operations Overhaul – Study
Sarah Thomas  
1/12/2018   17 comments
A software-driven operations with an emphasis on automation is key for CSPs to take advantage of 5G, IoT and SDN/NFV, according to a new report from Analysys Mason.
IHS Markit's Téral: 5G Targets for Telco CIOs
The Digerati  
1/11/2018   22 comments
In this Q&A on 5G transformation from the telco CIO's view, IHS Markit's Stéphane Téral talks up the importance of standards in colocation and 5G new radio.
TM Forum's Bachmann Talks Digital Transformation in Dynamic Ecosystems
The Digerati  
1/10/2018   4 comments
Managing risk and reward in an ecosystem is the key challenge of digital transformation.
Tune in Thursday: The Transformation Equation
Sarah Thomas  
1/9/2018   6 comments
Telco Transformation partner Women in Comms will be hosting a live radio show and chat with Sigma Systems CTO Catherine Michel on the dynamics of transformation.
5G in the US Heats Up – Sort Of
Sarah Thomas  
1/9/2018   35 comments
The US operators are kicking off 2018 with 5G pronouncements, but it will be awhile before mobile users reap the benefits.
BT's McRae: Be the Visionary for 5G
The Digerati  
1/8/2018   20 comments
Microservices are indispensable to 5G to scale despite the diversity of its platforms and use cases at the edge.
TT Caption Contest: Claus & Effect
Mike Robuck  
1/8/2018   17 comments
The winners from the holiday edition of Telco Transformation's caption contest are announced.
How Will AT&T Fulfill Its Year-End Mobile 5G Promise?
Carl Weinschenk  
1/5/2018   24 comments
AT&T revealed its 5G ambitions for this year, but the execution on those plans is a bit murky.
BT's McRae on Taking 5G to the Edge
The Digerati  
1/5/2018   13 comments
One way of making 5G financially viable is to use microservices instead of whole systems, according to BT's Neil McRae.
GSMA's Zarri: 5G Will Fully Embrace Cloud Technology
The Digerati  
1/4/2018   18 comments
Edge computing and various cloud entities will play key roles in terms of enabling 5G services and applications, according to GSMA's Michele Zarri.
Telcos Can Drive Connected Vehicle Ecosystem
Stephan Gatien  
1/3/2018   34 comments
By embracing new technologies, telcos have the opportunity to strengthen new business models, create new revenue streams and increase the 'stickiness' of their customers.
Top Tech Contenders in 2018
Carl Weinschenk  
1/2/2018   12 comments
Here's a look at the technologies and applications that could have the biggest impact this year.
AT&T's Zeto: How Smart Cities Meet The Jetsons
The Digerati  
12/29/2017   22 comments
AT&T's Michael Zeto talks about the role carriers will play in regards to enabling smart city services and applications.
TV & Video: 4 Issues Likely to Cause Apoplectic Fits in 2018
Aditya Kishore  
12/28/2017   51 comments
Contentious issues that are likely to fuel lawsuits and angry blogs in the coming year.
Orange's Vamparys: SDN/NFV Key to 5G
The Digerati  
12/28/2017   6 comments
As part of its 5G effort, Orange is working with SDN/NFV, OpenStack and ONAP to provide on-demand services and SLAs to its business customers.
TT Caption Contest: Holiday Edition
Mike Robuck  
12/27/2017   146 comments
It's the final cartoon caption contest of the year for Telco Transformation.
5G Is About Multi-Service Connectivity – Orange Lab's Vamparys
The Digerati  
12/27/2017   11 comments
Orange Lab's Arnaud Vamparys talks about preparing for the on-demand services that will be delivered by 5G.
ABI's Mavrakis: Vendor Compatibility Vital to 5G Transformation
The Digerati  
12/26/2017   5 comments
In part two of this Q&A, ABI Research's Dimitris Mavrakis highlights the important role that vendors play in telco cloud and 5G transformation.
AT&T's Zeto on Achieving the Smart City Vision
The Digerati  
12/25/2017   34 comments
Smart cities are built not just by the carriers involved, but also by the cities' mayors, utilities, CIOs and the residents and businesses within those cities, according to AT&T's Michael Zeto.
ABI's Mavrakis: Live in the Moment for 5G, Cloud Transformation
The Digerati  
12/22/2017   15 comments
ABI Research's Dimitris Mavrakis emphasizes the need for speed in telcos' parallel transformations for cloud and 5G – such that they counterintuitively focus on the present 4G LTE environment instead of the future.
OpenStack's Vancsa on Unifying 5G Cloud
The Digerati  
12/22/2017   9 comments
In part two of this Q&A, the OpenStack Foundation's Ildiko Vancsa talks about how 5G and cloud convergence demand flexibility.
AT&T's Kafka: Localized Cloud Resources Crucial for 5G
The Digerati  
12/21/2017   6 comments
AT&T's Hank Kafka says moving cloud resources geographically closer to the end user is one of the key considerations for enabling 5G services.
Comcast, AT&T Hand Out Stocking Stuffer Bonuses
Mike Robuck  
12/21/2017   40 comments
Comcast and AT&T are among the first companies to pass out bonuses to employees after tax reform legislation passes.
OpenStack's Vancsa on Adapting to the 5G & Converged Cloud Future
The Digerati  
12/21/2017   5 comments
In part one of this Q&A, the OpenStack Foundation's Ildiko Vancsa talks about how 5G and cloud convergence demand flexibility.
How Telcos Customize 5G Services & Apps
Kishore Jethanandani  
12/20/2017   22 comments
Telcos are the pivot point for 5G services at the edge of the network by first orchestrating the resources.
GlobalData's Westfall: 5G, Cloud Evolve as Platforms Blend
The Digerati  
12/18/2017   2 comments
Network slicing and cloud-native development are key components for 5G achieving its full potential.
GlobalData's Westfall: 5G & Cloud 'Joined at the Hip'
The Digerati  
12/15/2017   3 comments
While the cloud will thrive on its own, it's imperative for the success of 5G applications and services, according to GlobalData's Ron Westfall.
Disney Buys Video Assets From 21st Century Fox for $52.4B
Mike Robuck  
12/14/2017   40 comments
Disney is upping its streaming video game with its deal with 21st Century Fox.
Survey: What IT Professionals Want (Security, QoS, Reliability)
Mike Robuck  
12/14/2017   4 comments
CenturyLink's survey also asked IT professionals about SD-WAN, Ethernet and MPLS.
Colt's Voltolini on Big Data & 5G Connectivity
The Digerati  
12/13/2017   13 comments
Colt's Mirko Voltolini talks about the importance of 5G to enterprise 'cloud shift' – but why 5G still has a long way to go.
Colt's Voltolini: Cloud Transformation Brings Agility, Alignment
The Digerati  
12/12/2017   4 comments
In part one of this Q&A, Colt's Mirko Voltolini talks about why both cloud technologies and a DevOps mindset toward organizational alignment are a prerequisite for enterprise digital transformation.
Digital Maturity Models Drive Carriers' Transformations
The Digerati  
12/11/2017   12 comments
One method for carriers to manage their legacy systems and newer technologies is through a two-pronged approach, according to Huawei's Vishal Augustine.
Eutelsat's Dutronc Discusses SmartBEAM
The Digerati  
12/11/2017   26 comments
Russian DTH provider Tricolor is the first deployment of Eutelsat's SmartBEAM technology for hybrid satellite-WiFi TV delivery to mobile devices.
November Caption Contest Winners Unveiled
Mike Robuck  
12/8/2017   29 comments
No one was safe in last month's Telco Transformation cartoon caption contest.
NTT America's Rigby: Digital Transformation Is Not 'One Size Fits All'
The Digerati  
12/8/2017   15 comments
Digital transformation strategies need to be adaptive over time while also having top-down management buy-in, according to NTT America's George Rigby.
Digital Transformation Is Built Upon 3 Pillars
The Digerati  
12/7/2017   43 comments
Establishing priorities is key for digital transformations, according to Huawei's Vishal Augustine.
CenturyLink's McReynolds: Digital Transformation Is a Living Creature
The Digerati  
12/6/2017   18 comments
CenturyLink's Chris McReynolds talks about digital transformation unity – both when it comes to industry standards and when it comes to the unity within CenturyLink itself in the wake of its recent acquisition of Level 3 Communications.
Sprint's Marquardt on What Moving to 5G Means for CIOs
The Digerati  
12/5/2017   47 comments
CIOs need to think about how they will use 5G to deliver new services and applications to their customers, according to Sprint's Ron Marquardt.
CL's McReynolds: Enterprises Need to First Define Digital Transformation Goals
The Digerati  
12/4/2017   9 comments
In part one of this Q&A, CenturyLink's Chris McReynolds talks about the various types of digital-transformation enterprise customers – and how to strategize each kind.
Facebook Original Video Strategy Hits Speedbump
Aditya Kishore  
12/4/2017   58 comments
Content producers are unhappy with the advertising approach and revenues they are getting on Facebook Watch.
Streaming Video Driving Connected Device Adoption
Aditya Kishore  
12/1/2017   59 comments
OTT video usage is driving the penetration of various Internet connected devices to help view online streams on the larger TV screen.
TM Forum's Walker on Making Digital Strategies Successful
The Digerati  
11/30/2017   21 comments
TM Forum's Robert Walker says strategy, customer experiences and culture are the key to achieving success in digital transformations.
TM Forum's Graham Discusses Blueprints for Digital Telcos
The Digerati  
11/29/2017   11 comments
Telcos can rapidly generate new services by automatically drawing on resources from multiple platforms that are interconnected with the TM Forum's open APIs.
Digital Transformation Defined
Carl Weinschenk  
11/29/2017   10 comments
Industry experts weigh in on what they think 'digital transformation' really means.
Red Hat's Jordan-Smith: Orange a Poster Child for Digital Transformation
The Digerati  
11/28/2017   6 comments
Red Hat's Darrell Jordan-Smith holds partner Orange up as exemplary of the kind of digital-transformation enablement other telcos and network operators should strive for.
Red Hat's Jordan-Smith: Digital Transformation Happens at the Mobile Edge
The Digerati  
11/27/2017   3 comments
In part one of this Q&A, Red Hat's Darrell Jordan-Smith explains how network operators are enabling their own customers' digital transformation at the edge.
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Transformation isn't a democracy and will ultimately be imposed on employees, says Sigma Systems' CTO Catherine Michel, but changing a company's culture is always the hardest part.
Sigve Brekke, the CEO of Telenor Group, has challenged his 30,000 employees to complete 40 hours of digital training and education in 2018.
Telcos are struggling with how to manage the growing number of services and multi-cloud environments in the emerging 5G world, according to TBR Analyst Chris Antlitz.
5G and the cloud will usher in an era of automation, reassignment and retraining of personnel, says TBR Analyst Chris Antlitz.
A software-driven operations with an emphasis on automation is key for CSPs to take advantage of 5G, IoT and SDN/NFV, according to a new report from Analysys Mason.
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