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 […]

2014 Pre-Conference Survey Results

Below you can see an interim drop of the TADSummit 2014 pre-conference survey results.  The survey ran in the week before TADSummit, gathering opinions from the TADSummit address list (currently 1600). It presents a balanced view across the TAD ecosystem with currently 51 respondents from around the world with a representative mix across developers, telcos […]

Introducing Partner Matrix.org

Matrix.org is an ambitious nonprofit open source project complementing and supporting the Telecom Application Developers ecosystem by providing a new open standard for interoperable decentralised VoIP and Instant Messaging. We believe users want to use their preferred apps and services to communicate rather than being forced into the myriad different services their contacts happen to […]