TADSummit 2015 Summary

TADSummit 2015 ran from the 17-18 November in Lisbon and online. Bringing close to 200 innovators in person over the two days, and over 200 people online for each day, with some online viewers watching for 3 hours straight. An audience of close to 400 on each day. TADSummit is a chance for people around … Continue reading TADSummit 2015 Summary

The Dangerous Demo

Since the first ever TADHack in Madrid last year, Dangerous Demos have become an important core theme in both TADHack and TADSummit. Their purpose is to showcase just how far technology has come given its continued acceleration. The Dangerous Demo this time includes open source billing, flexible messaging, location (GMLC) based services, authentication as a Service, USSD services, … Continue reading The Dangerous Demo

Work Stream 5, Telcos Making a Difference Part 2

On Day 2 we ran 3 streams in parallel. This weblog reviews work stream 5 “Telcos Making a Difference Part 2”. Telcos get a hard time in not responding to change, well that’s not entirely true. Within telcos there are many innovators. Its hard to get those innovations out in the field, but in this … Continue reading Work Stream 5, Telcos Making a Difference Part 2

Work Stream 4, Disruptive Developers

On Day 2 we ran 3 streams in parallel. This weblog reviews work stream 4 “Disruptive Developers”. That is people using telecom capabilities to disrupt existing businesses, or simply provide better services. Presenting were: Moshe Maeir, Founder, Fone.Do; Martin Giess, Co-Founder, Emnify; Cyrille Manente, COO, Vivaction; Joachim Vanheuverzwijn, CTO, Securax Ltd (Zoiper); Drew Johnson, VP Engineering, Aeris Communications; and Alexis Bonillo, Co-Founder and COO, Zen.ly. We kicked off stream 4 with Moshe Maeir, Fone.Do presenting “Moving … Continue reading Work Stream 4, Disruptive Developers

Work Stream 1, Meet the TADHack Developers

On Day 1 after lunch we ran 3 streams in parallel. This weblog reviews the work stream “Meet the TADHack Developers”. Presenting were: Thomas Howe, Communications Service Designer, KISST.me; Ben Klang, Founder, Principal & Technology Strategist, Mojo Lingo; Antón Rodríguez Yuste, Telecom Software Engineer, Optare Solutions; Chad Hart, Chief Editor & Independent Consultant, webrtcHacks; João Trindade, Android Developer, Talkdesk; and Gloria … Continue reading Work Stream 1, Meet the TADHack Developers

Work Stream 3, Real Time Enterprise

On Day 1 after lunch we ran 3 streams in parallel. This weblog reviews the work stream “Real Time Enterprise” chaired by Rob Kurver, VP Europe Cloud Communications Alliance. Presenting in this session were: Dean Bubley, Founder Disruptive Analysis; Ofer Cohen, R&D Group Leader, LivePerson; Elad Wertzberger, Technical Lead, LivePerson; Adam Kalsey, Technical Marketing Manager, Tropo Business Unit, Cisco … Continue reading Work Stream 3, Real Time Enterprise

Work Stream 2, Telcos Making a Difference

On Day 1 after lunch we ran 3 streams in parallel. This weblog reviews the work stream “Telcos Making a Difference”.  We have presentations from Sascha Wolter, Senior Manager Connected Home, Deutsche Telekom; Sebastian Schumann, Service Platform Development Expert, T-Mobile Slovakia; Grzegorz Sikora Service Platform Expert T-Mobile Poland; and Vinay Kumar, Strategic Business Capabilities, TELUS Communications. Sascha from Deutche Telekom presented on  “Ditch constraints and … Continue reading Work Stream 2, Telcos Making a Difference

TADSummit Day 2 Morning Plenary

Day 2 morning plenary kicked off with presentations from Amos Manasseh WSO2.Telco, Roy Timor-Rousso Fring Alliance, Rakendu Devdhar Dialogic, Maarten Ectors Canonical / Ubuntu and Bill Yu Huawei. The evening event was at Café Luso, a Fado House, sponsored by Tropo. Providing a chance for 100 attendees from the conference to enjoy a traditional Portuguese experience with a … Continue reading TADSummit Day 2 Morning Plenary

TADSummit Day 1 Afternoon Plenary

After the Day 1 work streams (we’ll review in later weblogs) we came back to the Day 1 afternoon plenary with Oracle Communications and Telecom Italia, Metaswitch Networks and Manx Telecom, Matrix.org, Ericsson and a Truphone teaser for the Dangerous Demo on Day 2. Douglas Tait, Director Telecoms Markets, Oracle Communications and Enzo Amorino , Telecom Italia jointly presented on … Continue reading TADSummit Day 1 Afternoon Plenary

TADSummit Day 1 Morning Plenary

The morning plenary of Day 1 was back-to-back presentations from the people changing the face of telecoms, thanks to their APIs, platforms (open and closed source), processes, and vision. We kicked off with founding sponsor Tropo, who was recently bought by Cisco. Being a TADSummit sponsor makes you a hot property for M&A, with founding sponsor … Continue reading TADSummit Day 1 Morning Plenary