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You don’t know what you don’t know!

You don’t know what you don’t know!

In the early days of revenue assurance (RA) for telecom companies a popular phrase used by software salespeople was – “you don’t know what you don’t know.”  Of course, they were talking about the fact that telcos were not aware of all the losses they were...
Telcos fly high as airlines get grounded by old IT

Telcos fly high as airlines get grounded by old IT

If you ever had second thoughts why so much fuss has been made of transformation in the telecoms world you only have to look at the airline industry to understand. Biting the bullet early in updating, streamlining and simplifying everything from the network to the...
Credit scoring becomes social scoring – be worried!

Credit scoring becomes social scoring – be worried!

Unless you are a Chinese national or serious gamer you have probably never heard of Sesame Credit, but you should at least be aware of what may become the greatest mass surveillance tool ever devised. Sesame Credit is promoted as a credit scoring system constructed by...
Network failures becoming far too common

Network failures becoming far too common

It seems no matter what network operators do to have the most up-to-date infrastructure in place, provide the fastest speeds imaginable and offer the best services they can lay their hands on – if a network fails for one minute it all comes to naught. The latest...
Is T-Mobile’s Legere ‘uberizing’ communications?

Is T-Mobile’s Legere ‘uberizing’ communications?

You have to admire John Legere. Most people who are told that what they are doing is illegal mutter ‘sorry’ under their breath, pack up and go home. Not John. It seems that the introduction of net neutrality, sorry, the Open Internet Order of 2015, is like a red rag...
The apps world has come a long way, but not far enough!

The apps world has come a long way, but not far enough!

I’m terrified to admit that I may be growing up at last. I’m careful not to say ‘maturing’ because that would be lying. And this sudden epiphany has come about because instead of jumping into every bit of new technology that comes along I am actually analysing it...