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CXTech Week 28 2024 News and Analysis

The purpose of this CXTech Week 28 2024 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 […]

Twilio’s Authy Incident

Background As the Authy incident has propagated across the industry since the 1st July, I’ve received quite a few emails on this that corroborate the incident’s origins and the organizations involved. The Verge did a nice summary on the situation, with 33 million numbers exposes. The ShinyHunters hackers announced on the relaunched BreachForums website in late June […]

CXTech Week 29 2022 News and Analysis

The purpose of this CXTech Week 29 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 3 2022 News and Analysis

The purpose of this CXTech Week 3 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 […]

The Growing Importance of the Phone Number Beyond the Call

The phone number is quite a useful identity, most internet-based communication services like Whatsapp use the telephone number identity today because it also provides a handy multi factor authentication capability. Put simply, you possess something (e.g. a mobile phone #), you know something (e.g. a password), and the emerging one of inherence (unique things of […]