World-First with TADSummit Demo

World’s First Demo of Live, Open Source Telecom Service Runs in the Cloud … and All in Software Sponsors of Telecom Application Developer Summit – including Truphone, Canonical, TeleStax and Metaswitch – demonstrate the world’s first provisioning and operation of cloud-based IMS core and application server for live voting service using Truphone network. Four pioneering telecom ecosystem […]

Wrapping up TADSummit 2014

This weblog summarizes all the content created at TADSummit into one.  It links to the videos, presentations, interviews, pictures, analysis, and shared the plans for 2015. 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 […]

TADSummit mpoll.me Survey Results

During TADSummit we ran a live mobile survey to gather people’s immediate feedback on the event, rather than waiting until after the event. We used the telecom application mpoll.me, which sent SMS to attendees with a link to the survey, where we created questions on the fly. It enabled us to gather immediate feedback from the audience […]

Future of Telecom Application Development: Day 2 Work Streams, Closing Panel and Wrap-up

We wrapped up Day Two of TADSummit with three work streams, a closing panel focused on “The Future of Telecom Application Development and Commercialization,” and a glimpse into the TADHack, TADMeetup and TADSummit plans for 2015. All three work streams have the same format of a panel discussion followed by work tables addressing specific questions […]

Day Two Morning Plenary, TADSummit Demo

Day Two started where Day One finished, with real practical demonstrations of service innovation.  In this case is was with a TADSummit Demo from Canonical, Metaswitch, Telestax and Truphone.  It was a world-first demonstration of a live telephone voting service running on Ubuntu, Metaswitch and Telestax software provisioned and launched into operation over the Truphone network in […]

Day One Afternoon Plenary, WebRTC and more

Day One wrapped up with excellent presentations showing more case studies on service innovation success, with a particular focus on WebRTC.  Though for balance I included APEX Communications who, though quiet from a marketing perspective, have an impressive roster of customers and great case studies using a more traditional platform based approach.  This is the fourth […]

Day One Work Stream Review

In bringing so many innovators together in one place, it would be a great shame to not get them sharing experiences and working on solving specific problems facing the industry. So we put into the agenda 6 work streams, the 3 on Day One covered: Work Stream 1. Go-to-market recommendations for Enterprise Services. Go-to-market remains a […]

Morning Plenary Day One

After the keynotes, networking and coffee break (with turkish pastries), the morning plenary focused on case studies, demonstrating successful service innovation with joint presentations between technology vendors and their customers (both telcos and enterprises). The objective was to keep the presentations as practice focused as possible to avoid the usual marketing pitches that plague events […]

TADSummit Keynotes

TADSummit was a packed and intense gathering of telecom innovators from around the world.  We had to bring in additional chairs, people where standing at the networking tables, and fortunately there were some stairs at the back where people could sit. Close to 200 people over two days listened to ground breaking presentations, rolled-up their sleeves […]