Tag Archives: Sean O’Sullivan

One to Watch: Urban Airship and Push Notifications

Urban Airship came to my attention recently, thanks to Sean O’Sullivan, in the rapidly emerging category of push notification aggregation.  Push notifications allow developers to send messages directly to customers who have installed their app, even when the app is closed on their device. Its yet another lost opportunity for SMS as operators remain stuck […]

Broadband World Forum Day 3

On Day 3 of the Broadband World Forum I ran the session “Aligning to Developer Needs, Using Developer Communities to Lead the Service Innovation Race” 2009 was the year of the app store and developer community.  In 2010 how are we doing as an industry? This session brings together the leading developer community managers with […]

Broadband World Forum InfoVision Awards

The BBWF InfoVision Awards were announced last night.  Firstly, congratulation to the Dial2do team for winning in the Best Service Category. Sean O’Sullivan (CTO Dial2do) along with Varun Aorora (CEO GotoCamera, winner of last year’s InfoVision Award) will be on the panel session I’m running on Thursday 28th Oct 1430-1545: Aligning to Developer Needs Using […]

Broadband World Forum 2010 Day 1, October 26th, CNIT La Defense, Paris, France

Day 1 of the Broadband World Forum started with Keynotes from Matt Bross (Huawei), Johan Bergendahl (Ericsson) and Oliver Baujard (Deutsche Telekom). Matt’s session was entitled “Innovation @ the speed of life.”  Highlighting the problem operators have in focusing on phone numbers and addresses not people, and the issue of lack of customer trust in […]

Update: Broadband World Forum 2010, October 26-28th, CNIT La Defense, Paris, France

In a couple of weeks the main broadband event of the year will be held in Paris, the Broadband World Forum, October 26-28th, CNIT La Defense.  By the numbers there will be 6000+ attendees, 280+ exhibitors, 200+ speakers, 125+ global carrier case studies & presentations.  The latter number is key, like MWC (Mobile World Congress) […]

Broadband World Forum 2010, October 26-28th, CNIT La Defense, Paris, France

With a new child at home I’ve been limiting travel, well trying to, so this year only the two most important conferences in my calendar are attended: Mobile World Congress (MWC) in Feb and Broadband World Forum (BBWF) in October.  Informa have taken over BBWF so their massive conference machine, and in particular Gavin Whitechurch, […]

Upcoming Conferences: 4GWE, Broadband World Forum, Oracle SDP in Action

I hope you managed to have an enjoyable summer break.  With the end of the summer holidays comes conference season… At the 4G Wireless Evolution conference next week in LA I’ll be moderating the session “The Ecosystem of Application Developers” (4G1-04), on Tuesday 1st Sept, 2:00-3:15pm.  On the panel will be: Shai Berger, CEO Fonolo; […]

SDP Asia Update, 26-28 November, Singapore

At the end of November I’ll be attending Informa’s SDP Asia conference in Singapore.  I’ll be running a post-conference workshop on the 28th November, and a couple of sessions through the conference (26-27 November).  Outlines of the sessions are shown below, and the conference brochure can be downloaded here.  The purpose of this article is […]

IMS/SDP North America, 5-7 November, Dallas TX

The purpose of this article is to provide a summary of my findings from Informa’s IMS/SDP (IP Multimedia Subsystem) North America conference that ran from the 5-7 November in Dallas TX; I gave a preview of the event in this article.  I’ve also put a few slides together to give a flavor of the conference […]

IMS/SDP North America Preview, 5-7 November, Dallas TX

Earlier this month I gave a weblog preview of Informa’s SDP (Service Delivery Platform) Asia conference in Singapore.  I’ll also be attending Informa’s IMS/SDP (IP Multimedia Subsystem) North America conference (5-7 November) in Dallas TX.  This weblog article provides a preview of the North American event.  Bringing the discussion on IMS and SDP together is […]