TM Forum tracker: network transformation slow, despite being integral to digital transformation

Tracker reveals need for change in CSP/vendor relationships and importance of new talent for digital transformation success London, UK— 18 October 2018: TM Forum, the industry association driving digital transformation through collaboration, today released the results from its third bi-annual Digital Transformation Tracker (DTT). Conducted in the period June to August 2018, the global survey of more than 200 communications service providers (CSPs) and their technology suppliers tracks the progress of the telecoms industry’s digital transformation. The results show slower-than-expected progress towards network transformation, despite 44% of CSPs agreeing that…

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CEBIT 2018: Italtel to showcase digital transformation solutions

Tools for Industry 4.0, advanced telemedicine, cybersecurity and quality of experience enforcement will be demonstrated Hannover, Germany, June 4, 2018 – Italtel, which together with Exprivia forms a new international player in the design and development of innovative solutions and services for digital transformation, will present its latest offerings to help enterprises digitalize their processes and build new business models for key vertical markets at CEBIT 2018. Speaking ahead of the show, Luca Ferraris, Head of Strategy, Innovation and Communication at Italtel, said the solutions on display highlight the opportunity…

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Bulb Technologies brings contextual analytics to TM Forum Catalyst on accelerating CSPs’ data-driven digital transformation

Data-driven personalisation of customer journey set to transform omnichannel buying experience London, UK – May, 9th 2018 – Bulb Technologies, a leader in service management and customer experience solutions, today announced its participation in a TM Forum Catalyst Proof of Concept (PoC), taking place at TM Forum’s Digital Transformation World conference and exhibition (14-16 May, Nice, France). Championed by BT, this Catalyst project, Accelerating the shift from Communications Service Providers (CSPs) to Digital Service Providers (DSPs), will set forth a use case for a data-driven digital transformation of the customer…

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Genesis Technical Systems recognised as a key player in fast tracking Britain’s digital transformation

Genesis’ broadband solution for enterprise customers, known for delivering low-cost superfast bandwidth over existing networks, shortlisted for Connected Britain award Coventry, UK, and Calgary, Canada – 3 May 2018 – Genesis Technical Systems’ cost saving, high performing bonding solution, mBond®, has been shortlisted by the Connected Britain Awards for fast tracking Britain’s digital transformation by going the extra mile and cutting through red tape. The Connected Britain Awards drew applications from every corner of Britain’s connectivity landscape, from local and national government bodies to small, niche operators, as well as…

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Improving customer experience is top digital transformation objective for half of manufacturers

68 per cent of manufacturing and engineering companies are confident about change as industry 4.0 advances. London, UK – 23 April, 2018 – Britain’s manufacturers finished 2017 with the strongest three months of growth since 2014, according to the most recent figures from The Markit/CIPS UK manufacturing PMI barometer, as resurgent Eurozone growth lifted demand for goods[1]. Reflecting this recent uplift, research commissioned by Interoute, the global cloud and network provider, found that 68 per cent of manufacturing and engineering firms are confident about driving change. This is more than…

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Qvantel and Wind Tre sign partnership on Digital Transformation

Rome, Italy and Helsinki, Finland February 26th, 2018 – Qvantel, a pioneer in the field of cloud-based telecom Business Support System (BSS) solutions and services, today announced that it has been selected by Wind Tre, a top Italian mobile operator, as their digital transformation partner. Qvantel will provide Wind Tre an important part of the BSS stack, over a 6 year period, including CRM and omni-channel systems. Qvantel will provide managed services (Qvantel BSS as a Service) for the systems they supply, delivering business process automation and giving numerous benefits…

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Telco digital transformation wreaking havoc on vendor sales process

A cry for help: 78% of operators are demanding more of vendors to support digital transformation, 98% expect them to play a bigger role in driving innovation State of flux: 77% of telcos have restructured at least once, and almost half at least twice in the last three years. 52% have changed leadership; and 72% have introduced new Board or senior management roles in the last three years Consensus buying confusion: 74% of telcos now see consensus buying as the new norm – purchasing decisions now involve more people (more…

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Fifth Industry Report Recognises OutSystems as a Leader in Low-Code Platforms for Application Development

New report says low-code platforms are “Here to Stay” London 17th October 2017 — OutSystems, the number one low-code platform for application development, was named a Leader in The Forrester Wave™: Low-Code Development Platforms For AD&D Pros, Q4 2017. This is the fifth report in the last 18 months that has identified OutSystems as a Leader in the low-code app dev market, which includes low-code development, mobile low-code development, mobile application development platforms, and high-productivity application platform as a service. “OutSystems has strengths across the board,” the authors stated in…

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Rethink business models or face falling behind, Iskratel tells operators

The Hague, The Netherlands, 12 October 2017 – Operators need to update their business models to offer services for new vertical industries through digital transformation to keep up with the pace of a rapidly evolving market, Iskratel’s CTO said today. Presenting a keynote – titled ‘Building rock-solid cloud solutions on a non-consolidated foundation’ – at SDN NFV World Congress, in The Hague, Damjan Slapar said delivery of this digital transformation would also need to be significantly different to how new network equipment had been installed in the past. The shifting…

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Paradigm Housing Delivers Digital Transformation with LANSA’s Low-Code Development Platform

St. Albans, UK – June 6, 2017 – LANSA today announced that its customer, Paradigm Housing, has delivered the next phase of its Digital Transformation Programme – a Customer Portal and a mobile workforce solution – using LANSA’s Low-Code Development Platform. These elements form part of a broader Digital Transformation drive towards customer self-service, efficiency improvements and costs reduction. These latest additions integrate tightly with Paradigm’s existing housing management system, also built using LANSA. By choosing to build in-house, using LANSA’s single-language solution, Paradigm has been able to create the…

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