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What is a CPaaS? TalkingHeadz with Dave Michels and Evan Kirstel

I was fortunate to be invited to take part in a conversation with Dave Michels and Evan Kirstel, TalkingHeadz. The focus was: what is a CPaaS (Communications Platform as a Service)? I consider the term CPaaS to be as dumbass as Cloud Communications. They were both created when referring to cloud was ‘essential marketing cool’. And […]

The Enterprise Telecoms Revolution. A Potted History of Programmable Telecoms.

Before we start, do not worry about all the acronyms in this potted history of Programmable Telecoms, there is an irreverent acronym list at the end of this weblog to help you through them. And yes, this is a long weblog, at 4k words it should take about 20 minutes to read, but its easy […]

Emeris uses Telecom APIs to build Healthcare Mobile App

Over the past couple of months this weblog has taken a break from interviewing businesses running on telecom APIs, to get TADHack together. Keep an eye on TADHack, we have lots of exciting announcement coming up, its going to be an exciting event in building the telecom application development ecosystem.  But getting back to talking with […]

Independent Review of Telecom APIs Workshop Summary

The SDP Global Summit proved again to be the must-attend event.  I’ve reviewed Summits from 2013, 2012, 2011 Day 1, 2011 Day 2, and 2011 Highlights on this weblog and you can see they have predicted the course of the industry.  This year we ran a post conference workshop on the 20th Sept entitled, “Independent […]

Preconf Workshop at Telecom APIs, 11th Nov London

We’ll be giving a pre-conference workshop at the Telecom API event entitled, “All You Wanted to Know About Telecom APIs, But Were Too Afraid to Ask!”  This will be a fun, frank and independent review of the market with lots of real-world case studies from Apidaze, Telestax, and Tropo. Introduction We’ve seen in 2013 a […]

The Difference between Mobile App and Telecom App Developers

Before getting into the main message of this weblog, remember to beware “black and white thinking”.  It’s about focus, not absolutes.  This weblog came about as I realized this subtle but important distinction between mobile and telecom app developers is not broadly appreciated, it gets lost in the collective noun of developers. Most developers that […]

A View on the Twilio Investment

Over the past 24 hours the emails, instant messages, and discussion in the Linkedin Telecom API group have been flowing faster than usual as people digest the news of Twilio’s latest $70M round with the usual fawning uncritical tech reporting that passes for journalism from TechCrunch.  And don’t get me started on people who call […]

delivery.com. Your Neighborhood. Delivered. With Telecom APIs.

I had the opportunity to chat with Pierre Davidoff, VP Technology at delivery.com. They focus on truly representing the local businesses within a neighborhood.  And it’s not just food, its groceries, wine and spirits, and recently announced cleaners.  You’ll see the local businesses in a neighborhood, not just some instance of a big corporate chain.  […]