Telecommunication Industry Trends at Impact 2013
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Guest post by Chris Schmitt, Worldwide WebSphere Industry Marketing Manager
Today, as you read this, consider how many people around the world, whether on a PC, a tablet or even a smart phone, are doing something very similar. They may be reading a blog, sharing a video, buying something, paying their mortgage or filling a prescription. By 2020, what do we expect? There could be as many as 50 billion devices connected to the Internet!
Industry transformation drives major changes for communications service providers (CSPs) and it will continue to do so. As demand continues to skyrocket, the field of competitors grows even more crowded with “players” that, just a few years ago, weren’t even considered CSPs.
When powerful brands, such as Amazon, Google and Apple, become CSP competitors overnight, and customers churn at an alarming rate, how should a CSP react? The answer is to get faster, smarter and more efficient. The answer is to transform.
The challenges are formidable and there are many possible ways to succeed. Major strategic decisions must be made quickly and ensure CSPs can compete in an “all-IP” world, operate with the leanest and most agile cost model, and delight their customers.
If you want to know what key trends, drivers, and opportunities lie ahead for the telecommunication and mobility industry, Impact 2013 is where you want to be.
Impact 2013 is designed for IT, business leaders and developers who understand that to lead in today's economy, high performing organizations are especially focused on combining technology with the business to drive innovation and growth.
They understand that, to succeed, they have to leverage mobile, social, cloud and big data to re-imagine their operations, processes and technology.
At Impact 2013, tap into information and activity across the entire network – including mobile, cloud, process, integration, business process and decision management, big data and social business – to serve customers better, resolve problems and operate more efficiently.
The Impact conference delivers:
• More than 500 sessions in the technology program
• More than 40 sessions in the business program
• Business Partner Summit and Networking
• One-day “Unconference” designed especially for developers by developers
• Training, certifications and opportunities to build your expertise on a wide range of topics
• Women in Technology panel to discuss solutions for the future
• Tuesday night special event concert with Matchbox Twenty to network and enjoy a night off with your peers
For the telecommunication industry, we have dedicated a list of key sessions including:
• 1210: AIS Thailand: Growing Data Revenue with Emerging Web and Mobile Technologies
• 3273: Enterprise Impacts and Benefits with Mobile Innovations: Verizon's Point of View
• 1944: Managing Telco Enterprise Transformation using IBM BPM 8.0.1 (Tata Communications)
• 2770: Panel Discussion – Emerging Technology Trends in Telecommunications
• 1425: Design Time to Runtime SOA Governance (Amdocs)
There will also be a customer panel discussion roundtable dedicated to the worldwide telecommunication industry. This roundtable focuses on emerging technology trends in the telecommunication industry including business process management, mobile, big data and cloud.
From network, device and
entire system innovation to deploying new services to lowers costs and boost
competitiveness, this panel features clients such as Verizon Wireless
and Tata Communications, as well as IBM experts, sharing how they have
adopted these technologies to help redefine their business to be leaner, faster
and more agile.