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MWC19 Insights PART II: Tech Review

By |2019-03-22T14:17:12+01:0022 March 2019|Analysis, Blockchain, Cloud, Digital Transformation, Mobile, Telecoms|

In Part I of my MWC19 review, I covered the changes to industrial structure, but no review of MWC is complete without one or two tech highlights from the telco side – one of my main professional loves: - Cloud Telco Cloud – finally seeing some statements of the gob-smackingly obvious emerging around the operator [...]

MWC19 Insights Part I: An industry in motion, but where to?

By |2019-03-22T14:18:57+01:0022 March 2019|Analysis, Blockchain, Cloud, Digital Transformation, Internet of Things, Mobile, Telecoms|

I’ve been in the telco industry in various guises for the last 22 years and attended mobile world congress since 2011 and usually I have left vaguely disappointed – this year I left hopeful for the industry – interestingly none of it had anything to do with the major announcements around 5G. Instead, there were [...]

Blockchain Frontline: 2018 recap and what to watch for in 2019

By |2019-01-22T12:53:29+01:0022 January 2019|Analysis, Blockchain|

Blockchain has not quite emerged from its pupa. Yet that is steadily coming closer, and might occur in 2019 (though it will likely be 2020 before one can be certain). In that spirit, this blog looks back across the 2018 blockchain year, drawing out some specific examples and shinning a spotlight on where to watch [...]

Open Network Summit Europe: Five moments of truth

By |2018-10-03T14:30:42+01:003 October 2018|Analysis, Blockchain, Networking, Uncategorized|

The Linux Foundation's first European Open Network Summit (ONS) was held in Amsterdam in late September 2018. It was an event where acronyms dripped from almost every presentation. Penetrating this thicket was a challenge for even the hardiest professional. Across the event there was much to learn. I came away with five specific impressions: 5G's [...]

Blockchain and crypto currencies – what world problems do they actually solve?

By |2018-07-20T08:53:07+01:0020 July 2018|Analysis, Blockchain|

There is a seemingly endless round of global conferences focused on blockchain as the solution to everything. Many of these conferences seem to be little more than a thinly disguised attempt to peddle crypto currencies. At MoneyConf Dublin there was, for once, some balance in the discussion. This was the first year the MoneyConf had [...]