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Astricon 2019 Review

This was my first Astricon in-person. I’d watched the videos and twitter stream remotely in the past. For reviews of Astricon by old-hands, rather than a newb, check out Fred Posner’s review and Dan Jenkin’s review. The power of any open source project is its community, together they make change happen in a market. The community is […]

CXTech Week 28, News and Analysis

The purpose of this CXTech Week 28 newsletter is to highlight, with commentary, some of the news stories in CXTech this week. What is CXTech?  The C stands for Connectivity, Communications, Collaboration, Conversation, Customer; X for Experience because that’s what matters; and Tech because the focus is enablers. You can sign up here to receive the CXTech News and […]

IIT RTC Conference 2014 Summary

The IIT RTC Conference and Expo is a globally recognized collaborative event, where industry and academia connect. Leveraging its unique academic setting, this annual conference brings together technical professionals and business executives from the data and telecommunications industry, standards bodies, policy and regulatory institutions, and academic educators and researchers to promote an open exchange of […]

Giving Mobile World Congress 2013 A Miss

<UPDATE: At the request of a client I will be attending MWC in 2013, so see you there   If it was on my own company’s dollar then this article still stands.  Also I just booked the flight, the price was good and seats were left, which was a little surprising.> Usually by this time […]

CloudAsia 2012, Preconference Workshop

CloudAsia 2012 is the second year of the conference co-organized by Singapore’s IDA (Infocomm Development Authority), the summary of 2011 is here and here.  In a later article I’ll review the main conference.  CloudAsia 2012 is a great event to meet the decision makers across the cloud computing eco-system from enterprises, telecom operators, regulators, government […]

Cloud Asia 2012, 14 to 17 May 2012 at the Grand Hyatt Hotel in Singapore

Cloud Asia 2012 is the second year of the conference, my summary of Cloud Asia 2011 is here and here.  Cloud Asia 2012 is a great event to meet the decision makers across the cloud computing eco-system from enterprises, telecom operators, regulators, government agencies, service providers, system integrators and vendors from Asia Pacific and the […]

Review of Broadcast, Interactive, Internet and Hybrid TV in Africa (TVA) 2011

I will not be involved in this conference for the reasons set out in this weblog article. TVA 2011 was an impressive event, with over 200 attendees and visitors, its success can be attributed to 3 factors: Built in Africa for Africa, Vital Training an African business put TVA together, they’re living and breathing the […]

Cloud Asia 2011 Interesting Tidbits

Below are a few slides that capture some of the interesting tidbits discussed at Cloud Asia 2011. Asia Pacific (excluding Japan) will grow at 40% CAGR (Compound Annual Growth Rate) over the next 3 years in Cloud services to $5B by 2014. Most Operator’s role in cloud remains unclear Focused on the importance of end-to-end […]

Cloud Asia 2011 Summary

Cloud Asia ran from 30 May – 2 June 2011 in Singapore.  It was co-organized by the Infocomm Development Authority of Singapore, who is investing heavily in Cloud to make Singapore a hub for the region, and Informa.  In attendance were around 250 delegates from enterprises of all kinds, cloud technology suppliers, cloud service providers […]

Its Time Telcos Made some Changes at the TMF (TeleManagement Forum)

TM Forum was founded in 1988 by BT and AT&T, they had created similar support system architectures, see the BT Tile Architecture shown below.  Now this architecture was created nearly 30 years ago so its understandable why it suffers from the classic ‘Bell-head’ ‘box and wire’ design.  The TM Forum today brings together members (700 […]