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New (Management) World Order (2010)

After a successful re-working of the Forumville space last year, the TM Forum architects have gone all-out for a re-structuring of Management World Nice this year. above. The Acropolis in Nice. Home of Management World. Bigger Than it Looks From Here… Click to View For as long as I can remember there was a slightly […]

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CommBat Christmas Party

Last night was par-tay-time at the inaugural CommBat Christmas shin-dig. CommBat is an informal group comprising communication professionals living/working in and around Bath (get it? COMMunications BATh?). Conceived by Richard Mishra and Peter Briscoe a couple of months ago, it’s got a LinkedIn presence to go with the clever name. I must admit I was […]

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TMW 2009 – “Mobile Advertising Has a Great Future and Always Will Have”

TMF have put up the keynote videos for this year’s TMW show on t’internet, so I recommend you watch (or re-watch) Rory Sutherland’s gig. Probably the most entertaining of the key-notes, but also the most interesting perspective: Customer behavior, revenue opportunities and squid pornography. It’s all there. Check it out at the TM Forum key-note […]

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TMW Week – News From Amdocs (Catalogs, OSS Outsourcing and TeraPlay)

Continuing the round-up of news from Tele Management World Nice, 2009, with Amdocs… Amdocs At The Show Amdocs marketing took a different approach to TMW this year with a minimalist presence on the expo show floor. In fact, Amdocs had no stand in the expo, and no meeting rooms inside the Acropolis. Instead Amdocs returned […]

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TMW Week – News From Telcordia (Fellows, OniTelecom Win)

Tele Management World is the time to release some positive PR. Lots  of noise last week, on and off the TMW expo floor, so here’s the first news round-up, starting for no good reason with Telcordia: Tom Forsyth is a Jolly Good TMF Fellow As already reported, Tom Forsyth, Telcordia Director of Marketing, was made […]

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TMW Nice 2009, What’s Hot and What’s Not

HOT! Optimism There's more of a buzz than last year. After the peak in M&A in 2007/2008 last year felt like a career fair with many attendees being more focused on re-evaluating their careers. This year, people are milling around the expo, enjoying the catalyst projects, and talking about technology and business. Maybe its because […]

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TMW Nice 2009 – Forumville

They changed it! Forumville, the area for catalyst projects and demos down stairs from the Expo floor, has been redesigned. In previous years there were a whole lot of booths with racks of PCs and screens. Every hour or so two or three groups would get mic’ed-up and try to shout-over the neighboring presentation. TMW […]

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TMW 2009 – Day One, Part Two – Including TM Awards!

More updates on the key-note speakers at Tele Management World 2009… To give the ceremony a larger audience, this year the TM Excellence Awards were presented during the key-note session on Wednesday morning. With no fan-fare, here are the winners! Supplier or System Integrator Netcracker Service Provider Chunghwa Telecom Distinguished Fellows Tom Forsyth (Telcordia) and […]

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TMW 2009 – Day One, Part One

Ok, updates on Tele Management World as they happen. Comments and summary to come later…. Keith Willetts (TM Forum) and Simon Torrance (Telco 2.0) started the day with an overview of what they thought were the key issues faced by service provider in the current economy. above. Keith Willetts and Simon Torrance with host Tony […]

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