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CXTech Week 11, News and Analysis

The purpose of this newsletter is to highlight, with commentary, some of the news stories in CXTech Week 11, 2019. 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. Examples of what falls into CXTech includes: Programable Telecoms / Communications, CPaaS, […]

Summer Madness. Beware those heralding digital transformation and API business models

It must be the additional heat from global warming bringing the summer madness out early. This is just a selection of the silliness I see pass through my inbox today on the way to the deleted folder. Digital Transformation still keeps being used as if it means something. Digital was cool in the ’70s, just […]

The Network of Last Resort – What Viber Nexmo Deal Means

Nexmo recently announced a partnership with Viber for application to person communications over Viber’s messaging platform via Nexmo’s Chat App API.  I’ve been warning about the risk to telcos of becoming the communications network of last resort for many years. This deal heralds the turning point in A2P (Application to Person) communications that will lead to the […]

LTE Asia 2014 Summary

LTEAsia remains one of the best, if not the best event, to meet with most of the region’s CxOs.  Its not too big, and not too small. Numbers appeared slightly down on 2 years ago when I last attended, but the quality of attendees remains as high. I was chairing the Signaling Focus day, the […]

IIT RTC Conference and Expo

Tomorrow I’ll be presenting at the Illinois Institute of Technology Real-Time Communications  Conference and Expo, its a collaborative event, where industry and academia connect.  The presentation I’m giving is on ”The Winners and Losers in the move to Real-Time Cloud Communications,” shown below. If you track my presentations on this topic, the new material focuses […]

Telecom Application Developer Manifesto Released for Public Comment

The sponsors of the Telecom Application Developer Summit made a press release today on a Manifesto to solve the Telecom Industry’s innovation gap. Austin TX, Cambridge UK, Colombo Sri Lanka, Paris France, San Francisco CA, 1st October 2013 – Apidaze, hSenid Mobile, OnMobile, OpenCloud, Telestax, and Tropo, the companies leading the new wave of telecommunication […]

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 […]

IMS. What Choice Do You Have? IMS World Forum 2013 Summary.

In the effective duopoly of IMS core supply between Ericsson and Huawei, it’s fair to ask, “IMS.  What choice do you have?”  Talk to many people in Telecoms not directly working on IMS and they’ll simply right it off as dead.  For a dead technology, the conference was very much alive, the busiest I’ve ever […]

MWC2013: The Mobile Dichotomy, Net-Head versus Cust-Head

The overall feel of MWC (Mobile World Congress) this year is upbeat.  More people attending, up from 67k to 72k.  The money being spent on LTE (Long Term Evolution) is starting to percolate through the industry, and later this year LTE-A (Advanced) as Telstra and several other operators announced.  In these articles from 2008 and […]

No Jitter Article: Integrating Collaboration and Document Management with the Cloud

Here is a link to an article I wrote for No Jitter on the dawn of true information communication technology (ICT) services, in which IT and Communication services are enabled and integrated by cloud computing and APIs. Cloud-based document management services are growing rapidly, e.g. DropBox, Box.net, Mozy, KnowledgeTree, SpringCM, WebEx and recently Google Docs.  […]