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posted in January 2016
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Charting a Course for Virtualization
Infographics  
1/29/2016   12 comments
Communications service providers (CSPs) need to have a roadmap for virtualization. Here's a look at some key areas they need to consider.
Scorecard IDs Converged Charging Leaders
Mike Robuck  
1/28/2016   4 comments
IHS's report says Huawei, Amdocs and Ericsson are top convergent charging software vendors.
Billing Transformation & the Telco Obituary
The Digerati  
1/28/2016   14 comments
Telcos need to adapt their billing systems carefully if they are going to survive in the digital world.
Telcos Board OCP Bandwagon
Mike Robuck  
1/27/2016   20 comments
Verizon, AT&T, Deutsche Telecom and SK Telecom join newly minted OCP Telco project.
Poll Result: Service Fulfillment/Provisioning Key for OSS/BSS in 2016
Mike Robuck  
1/22/2016   14 comments
There's a three-way tie for second-place in the most recent Telco Transformation poll.
Fuetsch Shines a Light on AT&T's Digital Transformation Plans
The Digerati  
1/21/2016   47 comments
In the second installment of this Q&A with Telco Transformation, AT&T's Fuetsch talks about DevOps, big data and OSS/BSS.
T-Systems' Marten Bets on Industrie 4.0 Opportunity
The Digerati  
1/20/2016   17 comments
Germany's telecom incumbent says Industrie 4.0 is about reclaiming the digitization initiative from other parts of the world.
IBM's Rashik Parmar on the Cognitive Systems Era
Telco Transformation Video  
1/15/2016   62 comments
IBM distinguished engineer Rashik Parmar talks about the role of cognitive systems in data analytics and customer experience and the role that telcos can play in the resulting ecosystem.
Telco Transformation Contest: Win $250!
Mike Robuck  
1/14/2016   37 comments
Tell us your customer experience management challenges -- the best entry wins a $250 gift card and a virtual hug.
Orange's Paillassot Banks on Groupama Move
The Digerati  
1/13/2016   8 comments
The deputy CEO of Orange's mobile banking business tells Telco Transformation why the French operator can pull off a move into the banking sector.
Vodafone Transforms Itself Through Customer Innovation
Mitch Wagner  
1/6/2016   11 comments
By working closely with customers, the telco changes its own business as well as theirs.
Block Communications CTO Charts a Migration Course
The Digerati  
1/5/2016   14 comments
Block's Buckeye CableSystems and Telesystem are kicking the tires on SIP, big data, DOCSIS 3.1 and virtualization.
Deutsche Telekom Courts Startups for IoT Spark
Iain Morris  
1/4/2016   24 comments
The German incumbent is out to prove it is an attractive partner for technology entrepreneurs as it looks to fuel the growth of its smart-home and B2B offerings.




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