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posted in August 2016
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Seen & Heard: 'Team Journey' Key for Sprint's Network Transformation
Elizabeth Miller Coyne  
8/31/2016   11 comments
Gunter Ottendorfer, COO of technology at Sprint, says network transformation is a journey to a different planning and operations process.
NFV Juggling Act
Infographics  
8/30/2016   5 comments
NFV is poised for a breakout year in 2016 as operators move towards deployments.
Survey: Execs Value Digital Business Model, Aren't Confident on Execution
Mike Robuck  
8/29/2016   27 comments
While 72% of the executives in a recent survey believe digital transformation is key, only 15% think they are capable enough.
Bezeq Pilots Smart City Trial
The Digerati  
8/29/2016   39 comments
Bezeq has deployed hundreds of sensors in the city of Modi'in as part of its smart cities pilot program.
Level 3: Embrace the DevOps Journey
The Digerati  
8/26/2016   13 comments
Level 3's approach to DevOps is focused on accelerating products and services to the enterprise market, according to Andrew Dugan, acting CTO.
Report: 81% of SPs Will Deploy NFV by 2017
Mike Robuck  
8/24/2016   12 comments
While SDN and NFV are reforming the service provider landscape, there are still barriers to overcome.
Adopting a DevOps Mindset
The Digerati  
8/24/2016   14 comments
DevOps is not just a way of approaching a software development project, it's a mindset change, too, says Gerardo Dada of SolarWinds.
CenturyLink's Newkirk: DevOps Culture Puts Customers First
The Digerati  
8/23/2016   22 comments
DevOps is helping CenturyLink to focus on creating value for its end users.
Food for Thought With Telenor's Sandberg
Mike Robuck  
8/23/2016   10 comments
The On-The-Air-Thursdays radio show will tackle 5G, AI, IoT and digital transformation with Telenor's Bjørn Taale Sandberg.
DevOps Goes Mainstream
Infographics  
8/22/2016   16 comments
DevOps is taking off as service providers look to speed up their rate of innovation while also creating a single company culture.
DevOps: AT&T's Saxena on Building a 'One-Team Culture'
The Digerati  
8/22/2016   14 comments
AT&T used DevOps to make sweeping changes across its entire organization in order to work towards its virtualization goals.
Consumers Struggle With New Technology, Finds Telenor
Aditya Kishore  
8/22/2016   30 comments
Norwegian operator finds significant concerns about the pace of new technology and great variances in comfort levels based on age and gender.
TT Poll: Digging Into DevOps
Mike Robuck  
8/12/2016   47 comments
The benefits of implementing a DevOps mindset across an entire organization are clear, but there are some potential pitfalls.
Pay-TV Goes on a Diet
Flash Poll  
8/12/2016   18 comments
What is the single most important driver for the roll out of slim TV packages, such as Comcast Stream TV, Dish's Sling TV, AT&T's DirecTV Now, etc., by operators?
Spurring Digital Transformations Forward
Infographics  
8/3/2016   24 comments
A recent survey found that the majority of the respondents believed their industries would be disrupted by digital trends, but a large number of those organizations are unprepared.
Orange Business Services CEO on the 'Digital Journey'
The Digerati  
8/2/2016   7 comments
Orange Business Services CEO says digital transformation is about addressing new customer needs as well as staying ahead of the competition.
Advancing Cybersecurity Goes Beyond Tech
The Digerati  
8/1/2016   6 comments
Security needs to evolve to keep pace with next-generation platforms and services.




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