Texas Wireless Summit: Big Brains, Big Data, and the Big Elephant in the Room

Jason Marcheck
Jason Marcheck

Having never been to the Texas Wireless Summit (TWS13) before, my first clue of what I was in for should have been the venue’s name – The Applied Computational Engineering and Sciences Building at the University of Texas.  Then, walking into a talk being given by Dr. Ashok Srivastava, Verizon’s Chief Data Scientist, the first words I heard were: Continue reading “Texas Wireless Summit: Big Brains, Big Data, and the Big Elephant in the Room”

ETIS: Day Two – What Would the Fox Say (AKA, The Innovation Imperative and its Impact on OSS/BSS Infrastructures

Peter Jarich
Peter Jarich

It might surprise you to hear that many people arrived to day two of the ETIS Community Gathering 2013 in a rather tired or otherwise hung over state.  While nobody would position Riga as the Las Vegas of the Baltics (would they?) the city provided plenty of opportunities for operators to share information and insights well after the dinner ended.  At least, that’s what I heard: late night conference calls and jetlag conspired to put me back in my room right after dinner.  Honestly. Continue reading “ETIS: Day Two – What Would the Fox Say (AKA, The Innovation Imperative and its Impact on OSS/BSS Infrastructures”