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  • Nanda Kumar

    Barista banking

    81,994 views - Posted 28 April 2014 by Nanda Kumar CEO - Suntec Business Solutions

    It seems everybody wants to get into the mobile payments space, but after some lacklustre attempts and the occasional monumental failure, you have to ask why. Isis - the US-based NFC-based mobile commerce network spearheaded by Verizon Wireless, AT&T Mobile and T-Mobile US seems to come and go in s...

  • Nanda Kumar

    What’s behind the current connected car craze?

    128,953 views - Posted 25 March 2014 by Nanda Kumar CEO - Suntec Business Solutions

    Early ‘connected car’ technology was centred on location tracking and the vehicle monitoring its own systems and sending any anomalies back to base for processing. Getting a warning about a flat tyre or imminent flat battery was great, but hardly provided more than what was already displ...

  • Rui Paiva

    Loyalty breeds disruption

    80,851 views - Posted 24 March 2014 by Rui Paiva CEO - WeDo Technologies

    It is said that once you get used to something it is quite difficult to change … and when it comes to computing and mobile phones the theory definitely holds water. For those that started with early personal computers WordStar was the choice for word processing and VisiCalc for spreadsheets....

  • Alon Aginsky

    Time for Smarter, Stronger Utilities

    28,537 views - Posted 12 March 2014 by Alon Aginsky CEO & President - cVidya

    In the next decade, the utilities sector will change beyond recognition. As governments attempt to curb climate change and rising fuel bills, energy companies are increasingly having to work with their customers to make more efficient use of electricity and gas. As well as supplying energy, utiliti...

  • Ali Durmus

    What next, social CRM?

    12,281 views - Posted 11 March 2014 by Ali Durmus Founding Partner, Executive Committee Member - Etiya

    In this era of ‘big data’ IT departments are coming out with many, sometimes novel, ideas to justify the business case for investment. It was probably easier in the heady days of data warehouses because records had to be stored for long periods due to regulation. Marketing departments we...

  • Eedo Lifshitz

    Carving out a Competitive Edge

    21,728 views - Posted 6 March 2014 by Eedo Lifshitz AVP of Business Development and Utilities’ Solutions - cVidya

    As the competitive intensity of the utilities sector rises, Eedo Lifshitz, AVP of Business Development and Utilities’ Solutions at cVidya, explains how the right sales performance management solution can help an energy supplier win market share, while cutting costs. In many markets, ongoing d...

  • Alon Aginsky

    The Art of Transformation

    44,469 views - Posted 14 February 2014 by Alon Aginsky CEO & President - cVidya

    Telecoms markets across the globe are in a state of upheaval. Traditional telco services are rapidly being commoditized, prompting operators to try and differentiate themselves by offering new services and new bundles, underpinned by new business and billing models. Although rolling out new service...

  • Amit Daniel

    Making Sponsored Data Successful

    56,681 views - Posted 11 February 2014 by Amit Daniel EVP Marketing and Business Development - cVidya

    The rapid rise in mobile data traffic is recasting the telecoms industry and its longstanding business models. As they withdraw unlimited mobile data plans, mobile operators are seeing opportunities to earn traffic revenues upstream, as well as downstream.A recent announcement by AT&T poin...

  • Gadi Solotorevsky

    Let's get rid of unprofitable subscribers...but first....

    76,860 views - Posted 11 February 2014 by Gadi Solotorevsky CTO - cVidya Networks

    In November 2013, RCom India deactivated 10M subscribers. According to the RCom spokesperson “Reliance Communications has de-activated around 10 million unprofitable, low-end subscribers at the lowest end of the ARPU (average revenue per user) range. This will have no impact on revenues and wi...

  • Alon Aginsky

    HOT Warms Up for More Triple Play Services & Revenue Assurance

    86,729 views - Posted 10 February 2014 by Alon Aginsky CEO & President - cVidya

    Guest post by Kobi Shitrit, Head of Revenue Assurance, HOT (Israel)   When I was asked to share my perspective with the wider RA community, I hesitated at first because my background in revenue assurance is relatively short.   Actually when we formed the RA team at HOT two years ago, we ...

  • Nanda Kumar

    Cloud-sourcing security

    117,307 views - Posted 10 February 2014 by Nanda Kumar CEO - Suntec Business Solutions

    Consumers, ever-conscious of the cost of roaming and the limitations of capped data plans, are embracing alternative means of access to the internet from their multiple devices. As a result, mobile network operators (MNOs) may be the worst affected financially. The appearance, adoption and growth o...

  • Alon Aginsky

    Swisscom on M2M - Guest Blog by Theodora Simeonidis-Orenstein

    47,032 views - Posted 4 February 2014 by Alon Aginsky CEO & President - cVidya

    Swisscom on M2M: Promising Business, Ecosystem Maze, and Assurance Challenge   Guest Post by Theodora Simeonidis-Orenstein, Revenue Assurance Manager at Swisscom Once in a decade, a service comes along that truly revolutionizes the telecom business. Swisscom believes that M2M (machine...

  • Ali Durmus

    PLM provides profits

    53,065 views - Posted 31 January 2014 by Ali Durmus Founding Partner, Executive Committee Member - Etiya

    Communications service providers (CSPs), particularly those operating mobile networks, appear to have embarked on a mass introduction of new products and services. However, they are not always geared for what this involves and many are finding that lack of planning and preparedness is costing them d...

  • Rui Paiva

    Does the 'small stuff' matter?

    50,180 views - Posted 22 January 2014 by Rui Paiva CEO - WeDo Technologies

    Anyone watching the 'evolution' of the world's major social networks must be wondering what else they can come up with to keep their users "Always On"!Facebook, since going public, seems particularly obsessed with anything and everything that it thinks may 'enhance' the user experience. It started l...

  • Dror Eshet

    Why DPI Analysis is Essential for Detecting Data & IP Fraud

    66,537 views - Posted 21 January 2014 by Dror Eshet FraudView® Product Manager - cVidya

    As telcos transition to more Data & IP services, it’s revolutionizing the fraud management practice. Look at it from the criminal’s point of view.  Up to now, fraudsters have been making money on relatively traditional and expensive services like international or long distance voic...