Tag Archives: TADS

The need for an industry reset on services

Its 2015, in case you didn’t notice 😉  IMS is still not pervasive, tier 2 telcos continue to buy NEW soft-switches in preference to IMS as its too expensive / complex, and RCS is nowhere as discussed in this weblog – a big thank you to all the contributors in the comments.  VoLTE is making slow, painful […]

TADSummit Wrap-up

TADSummit was held from 12-13th November at in Istanbul, Turkey. Attendance exceeded our estimates, with close to 200 innovators coming together over the two days focused on building the Telecom Application Development Ecosystem from the grass roots. Compared to the first TADSummit in 2013, we doubled the attendance; and implemented the feedback provided with a […]

Experiences in Setting up TADMeetup NJ

TADS (Telecom Application Developer Summit) is an independent grassroots initiative to raise the profile of telecom application developers with the resources to support them, and create a sustainable and profitable telecom application ecosystem. One of the requests from people who could not make it to the TADSummit last year was to help organize local events […]

Taking TADS Local with TADMeetup

TADS (Telecom Application Developer Summit) is an independent grassroots initiative to raise the profile of telecom application developers with the resources to support them, and create a sustainable and profitable telecom application ecosystem. One of the requests from people who could not make it to the TADSummit last year was to help organize local events […]

TADS 2013 Photo Review + Quick Update

Below are photo reviews from TADS 2013.  I hope they give you a flavor of what happened at TADS, and for the 100+ attendees a nice reminder of what happened only 2 months ago.  My TADS review is here. All the presentation slides are available for the Telco Summit and Developer Summit, and the videos […]

TADS Summary: Building the Telecom Application Developer Ecosystem

The Telecom Application Developer Summit took place from 21-22 Nov 2013 in Bangkok, the slides are now available here, the videos and photos will be available soon.  TADS is much more than just 2 days in Bangkok.  Our objective with TADS is to help build the telecom application developer ecosystem from the grassroots, to expand […]

Why are you holding TADS in Bangkok?

Its a question I’m asked often, “why are you holding TADS (Telecom Application Developer Summit) in Bangkok? Why not London or the Bay Area?” There are operational and strategic reasons, let me explain. Operationally At the same time as TADS in Bangkok is ITU Telecom World with 7000 of the telecoms industry attending at the […]

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 […]

The WebRTC Book, Second Edition

Alan Johnston and Dan Burnett have updated their excellent “The WebRTC book”, the full title is “WebRTC: APIs and RTCWEB Protocols of the HTML5 Real-Time Web.”  It was only back in September 2012 I reviewed the first version of their excellent book, and much has happened, which is all captured in this second edition.  By […]

Staring into the Abyss

At the OpenCloud Customer Forum this week I gave a presentation focusing on why retaking control over service innovation is essential for telcos’ survival, the slides are shown below. The presentation opens with the usual ‘doom and gloom’ presented by many who have an agenda, “It’s all bad so buy our ‘snake oil’ and you […]