Category Archives: Event Review

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

TADSummit Keynotes

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 the … Continue reading TADSummit Keynotes

TADSummit Truphone Teaser

At TADHack Global in June James Tagg, founder and CTO of Truphone, announced their plan for the Open Source Communications Framework (OSCF) API, see end of this weblog for the keynote presentation. James Tagg will at TADSummit in November put much more flesh around the bones of that announcement in his keynote and throughout TADSummit. It … Continue reading TADSummit Truphone Teaser

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 … Continue reading TADSummit mpoll.me Survey Results

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

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 … Continue reading Day Two Morning Plenary, TADSummit Demo

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 … Continue reading Day One Afternoon Plenary, WebRTC and more