Microsoft’s TV strategy has taken 20 years to mature – the wounded Redmond giant seems finally poised to really matter on the living room TV.
Many of us whinged and whined about the name change from IPTV World Forum to IP&TV World Forum because the names were too difficult to tell apart (if you are still looking, it was the adding of the ‘&’ in IP&TV). By naming the event TV Connect the organizers have now moved away far enough
The Big Data emperor will need Big Change within companies, that is if he has any clothes on. Summit report Part III
There was a great turnout to TM Forum’s inaugural event on Big Data in January. It was small enough to enable proper networking, but the packed room made it feels like this something more than just hype or buzz is happening around Big Data. Some of the clear benefits Big Data brings at once A
In the run-up to MCW 2013, we interviewed Lonnie Schilling, newly appointed CEO of Swedish software company Birdstep Technology, that provides smart mobile connectivity and security solutions. CTOIC: What do you see as the key theme for MWC in 2013? Lonnie: Well as in previous years, there are going to be many themes in 2013, but a
Feedback from talking to Guavus and Esri during the TM Forum Big Data conference in Amsterdam in January 2013.
It’s always a delicate balancing act to ride a hype wave like this Big Data Tsunami. You need to be seen to have been doing it for ages, but then again you also have to acknowledge its novelty otherwise you can’t join in on the orgy of industry news.
Interview with a satisfied Nik Willetts, TM Forum’s Chief Strategy Officer during their all-new Big Data event held in January in Amsterdam.
With over 150 delegated this inaugural event was a succes. The interview covers TM Forum’s view on the importance of Big Data for service providers.
A look at some of the demos from the December 2012 HbbTV Symposium HbbTV has been a hot topic for a couple of years now and seems to be spreading well beyond it’s original Franco-German birth grounds, albeit still mainly within Europe for now: Spain and Scandinavia were most mentioned at this year HbbTV Symposium.
I’ve been spending some time out in the Gulf again on various consulting gigs. There are currently three pretenders to the crown of biggest regional Telco. Saudi’s STC, Qatar’s Qtel and the Emirates Etislat. STC has a pretty impressive footprint in its own vast country, but the other two make up for a lack of