All posts by Alan Quayle

TADSummit 2018: Innovation Showcase and Workshop

We wrapped up Day 1 with an Innovation Showcase to show some cool stuff, and a workshop on Design Thinking and Effectuation. Philippe Vayssac continues to impress with a constant stream of successful innovations. In his presentation, “Innovations in the Insurance Industry and Beyond: Programmable Telecoms, IoT, Simply Making the World Better.” he showed how … Continue reading TADSummit 2018: Innovation Showcase and Workshop

Review of Programmable Telecoms in the Enterprise

I’m witnessing many more companies and organizations using programmable telecoms in the Enterprise. Using open source telecom software projects to deliver IT and Telecom solutions.  That’s the theme for this session and the 4 presenters each take a different perspective on that topic. Rob Pickering from ipcortex kicked off the session reviewing the dichotomy of centralized versus … Continue reading Review of Programmable Telecoms in the Enterprise

TADSummit 2018 CPaaS Evolution

After the keynotes the new TADSummit attendees realized they were attending something quite unique. Having practitioners sharing their experiences makes a big difference. The CPaaS evolution session gave us a chance to explore some aspects of programmable telecoms around design, channels, fax, and wrap it up with a panel session. I purposefully include Voxist and … Continue reading TADSummit 2018 CPaaS Evolution

TADSummit 2018 Keynotes

TADSummit is the sister event to TADHack. While TADHack focused on making the world aware of the power of programmable telecoms, through solving problems in people’s lives. TADSummit focused on the business and technology aspects of programmable telecoms. This weblog reviews the TADSummit 2018 Keynotes provided by some of the sponsors: TeleSign, tyntec, Wazo, Cequens, and … Continue reading TADSummit 2018 Keynotes

Insight: Banking Chatbots’ Potential in MEA

Review of banking chatbots’ potential in the MEA region by Cequens. Many businesses and companies are shifting away from real-life, human interactions to automated conversational interactions via the chatbot. Presently, the chatbot market is valued at more the $250 million and it is projected to continue its rapid growth over the next decade. According to … Continue reading Insight: Banking Chatbots’ Potential in MEA

Programmable Telecom to the Masses – The DIY Drag n Drop Model

Although the CPaaS market is relatively young, its evolution is inevitable in today’s rapidly changing ecosystem. Originally, the focus has been on developers and enabling them to embed communications; whether SMS, voice, or video, in business processes. While this has worked exceedingly well in the past, the developer-centric modus operandi isn’t inclusive of all business … Continue reading Programmable Telecom to the Masses – The DIY Drag n Drop Model

TADSummit in only 3 weeks! 🔥🌟👉💯📈🏆

Only 3 weeks to TADSummit 2018. The agenda is available to download (no email capture), you can see it is well-worth your time. TADSummit is unique, packed, the thought-leadership event in programmable telecoms. This will be the 6th TADSummit, in such a dynamic industry where many of our sponsors are bought, that is quite an achievement in itself! We are different to most conferences. We have practitioners … Continue reading TADSummit in only 3 weeks! 🔥🌟👉💯📈🏆

Powering MEA’s next-gen conversational experiences: ChatApps, RCS, and Bots

A contemplative outlook on the future of next-gen conversational experiences in the Middle East and Africa region by Cequens. The digital frontier has massively changed during the past two decades, evident with the prevalent use of the internet, mobile users and their use of social media. To date, more than half of the world’s population is … Continue reading Powering MEA’s next-gen conversational experiences: ChatApps, RCS, and Bots

TADSummit 2018 Agenda

The TADSummit 2018 Agenda is available for download without any email capture, its freely available. We still have a few more presentations and sponsors to add. TADSummit is unique, independent, no BS, and packed; the thought-leadership event in programmable telecoms. We review highlights from the agenda in this weblog. Thanks to Altice Labs, ENTER, Apidaze, Cequens, TeleSign, tyntec, VoIP Innovations, and Wazo, for sponsoring TADSummit 2018! And all … Continue reading TADSummit 2018 Agenda

Overhaul to MEA Banking Alerts and Notification System

  The MEA banking sector usually needs to keep its customers apprised of their transaction history. Back in the day, the only available channel for banks to communicate with customers their detailed history has been through sending a letter in a mailbox. The letter had to include pretty much everything credited or debited to an … Continue reading Overhaul to MEA Banking Alerts and Notification System