Author Archives: Alan Quayle

CXTech Week 25 2022 News and Analysis

The purpose of this CXTech Week 25 2022 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 […]

It’s All Just Programmable Communications, or Programmable Telecoms if you Prefer

I’ve noticed some common mistakes from analysts when they review the CPaaS, UCaaS, and CCaaS market(s). Or the enterprise communications market (employee and customer) to take a customer-centric view. The mistakes stem from several sources: Grouping aggregators and CPaaS together as ‘CPaaS’ providers, it’s a bifurcated market, as explained in the simple programmable communications model, […]

CXTech Week 24 2022 News and Analysis

The purpose of this CXTech Week 24 2022 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 […]

CXTech Week 23 2022 News and Analysis

The purpose of this CXTech Week 23 2022 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 […]

vCon Workshop Summary

vCon (Github link) is an open standard for conversation data. In December 2021 Thomas Howe, CTO of STROLID, introduced vCon in a keynote. Here is the link to the vCon white paper on Github, and below is the vCon white paper on Slideshare to also view and download. Yes, the white paper is a little long, but […]

Open Source Telecom Software Survey 2022

Don’t panic! This year’s survey is much shorted than those of the past 🙂 Back in 2019 I created a survey to gather people’s experiences and opinions on using Open Source Telecom Software. I share an anonymized aggregate view of the survey with those that compete the survey as soon as I have the results […]

Is there money left in being Publicly Objective?

The answer to this question is a qualified yes.  The fact it’s qualified is a bit sad because of the dominance of marketing across the industry. There is no money in being publicly objective when you’re going head to head with the unchecked marketing silliness of the industry. Dean Bubley and I try to do our bit […]

CPaaS Report: A Problem Large Analyst Firms need to Solve

Before I begin; I have great respect for Pamela Clark-Dickson, we’ve known each other for well over a decade, she knows the programmable communications industry better than any other analyst I know. The report “Omdia Universe: CPaaS Platform Providers, 2022–23” is simply doing what the customer wants, marketing collateral. She’s doing her job. But the report is wrong. […]

CXTech Week 21 2022 News and Analysis

The purpose of this CXTech Week 21 2022 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 […]