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Designing Telecommunications Security Infrastructure for the Future Smart Electricity Grid—Security Considerations
This white paper captures the learning gained from the telecommunications infrastructure rollout workstream of the flexible approaches for low carbon optimized

telecommunications future  Telecommunications Security Infrastructure for the Future Smart Electricity Grid—Security Considerations This white paper captures the learning gained from the telecommunications infrastructure rollout workstream of the flexible approaches for low carbon optimized networks (FALCON) program. The security issues associated with the implementation are presented along with a discussion of the outlined solution.

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CC&B for Telecommunications Industries

Customer care and billing (CC&B) solutions for telecommunications providers typically provide mediation; provisioning; retail rating and billing; reporting; financial systems; packages, discounts, and promotions characteristics; and billing for voice, data, content, and utility services.  

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What Does the Future Hold for PRM?


Almost every company has been scrutinizing their relationships with partners more closely and figuring out how best to reach and nurture them. With so much business going through indirect sales channels in the next five years, the need for some form of partner relationship management (PRM) should not be questioned. The natural question is then why only a few software vendors specializing in PRM have thrived?

telecommunications future  looking at brand management. Telecommunications will pay attention to order management and commissioning, which is a complex process based on partner agreements and rate structures, and will be interested in giving their agents a single point of interface to many back-office systems, such as billing, order management, and pricing, which would require a flexible integration framework. In the energy sector, the emphasis will be on the service side. Read More

The Global MSF Interoperability (GMI) 2004 Executive Summary


True multi-service, multi-vendor global networks are the future of the telecommunications industry. However, mazes of international standards and protocols can create barriers rather than solutions. For service providers and system suppliers alike, implementing standards for interoperability is far from simple. The MultiService Switching Forum (MSF) fills the void by developing implementation agreements that take standards from theory into practice.

telecommunications future  the future of the telecommunications industry. However, mazes of international standards and protocols can create barriers rather than solutions. For service providers and system suppliers alike, implementing standards for interoperability is far from simple. The MultiService Switching Forum (MSF) fills the void by developing implementation agreements that take standards from theory into practice. Read More

The Demarc Extension and Its Role in the Enterprise Network Telecommunications Infrastructure


Demarc extensions have been a recurring gray area in the telecommunications industry for years. There is often misconception when it comes to who actually performs the Demarc extension. This confusion can lead to finger pointing and eventually a bad reputation for those involved. Understand the issues surrounding the Demarc extension and how they can be resolved from the very beginning.

telecommunications future  the ANSI/TIA-568C.1 Commercial Building Telecommunications Cabling Standard addresses the horizontal and backbone subsystems but does not address the critical demarc extension. For current updated information on changes in demarc extension standards, it is recommended to view the current version of this white paper at www.demarcextension.com. Confusion in the Industry: Who is Involved with a Demarc Extension? Due to the interfacing of the demarc extension to the local access provider's side of the Read More

Challenges and Future Plans of a Product Inventory Disposition Vendor


Despite FreeFlow's success at helping organizations regain some margin of profitability for excess inventory, the company still strives for expansion and improvement as a product inventory disposition vendor, with the aim of meeting international environmental regulations down the track.

telecommunications future  computer hardware, consumer electronics, telecommunications equipment, and electronics companies. However, the vendor is certainly keen to expand into other areas where a limited product shelf life is a common trait. The best candidates would seemingly be the industrial, apparel, and grocery retail markets. To that end, FreeFlow has recently negotiated a deal with a pest control company, and is designing a promotional site for a supermarket chain in Ireland that will allow franchise holders to view what Read More

IBM Presents Social Business Tools Future Releases at IBM Connect 2013


The IBM Connect 2013 Opening General Session peeked into what the future will bring for IBM's clients and partners. The company will launch a new suite for human resources (HR), and new versions of the IBM Connections social business platform and the Customer Experience Suite. A series of applications meant to create collaborative work environments (i.e., community builder, video conferencing

telecommunications future  Presents Social Business Tools Future Releases at IBM Connect 2013 The  IBM Connect 2013 Opening General Session  peeked into what the future will bring for IBM's clients and partners. The company will launch a new suite for human resources (HR), and new versions of the IBM Connections social business platform and the Customer Experience Suite. A series of applications meant to create collaborative work environments (i.e., community builder, video conferencing, activity streams, document sharing, Read More

Social Media and the Future of Business


The buzz is that social media can be used to benefit business. So what are the social media platforms (SMPs) that are economically relevant to a business organization? How can they be used and leveraged? And why are they valued? This research paper answers these questions and more, concluding that a social media platform can be economically valuable to an organization only if it generates information that either improves the reliability of existing information or is new information. Learn more. Download now.

telecommunications future  Media and the Future of Business The buzz is that social media can be used to benefit business. So what are the social media platforms (SMPs) that are economically relevant to a business organization? How can they be used and leveraged? And why are they valued? This research paper answers these questions and more, concluding that a social media platform can be economically valuable to an organization only if it generates information that either improves the reliability of existing information or is Read More

Taking Care of Your Company’s Future: 3 Best Practices for Succession Planning


More successful businesses are embracing succession planning to deepen their talent pool and ensure top talent at every level of the company. This white paper provides a roadmap to make a succession planning strategy successful.

telecommunications future  employee self-assessment, success planning, succession management, talent pool, career development, succession strategy, talent management Read More

IP Devices Promise the Future of Data Center Control and Management


The need for secure remote management tops network administrators’ “to do” lists. Until now, this was cost-prohibitive for all but the largest data centers. However, Internet protocol (IP) remote management devices are now affordable, enabling all organizations to benefit from secure IP access throughout an office in a distributed computing environment or around the globe—all via an Internet connection and browser.

telecommunications future  Devices Promise the Future of Data Center Control and Management The need for secure remote management tops network administrators’ “to do” lists. Until now, this was cost-prohibitive for all but the largest data centers. However, Internet protocol (IP) remote management devices are now affordable, enabling all organizations to benefit from secure IP access throughout an office in a distributed computing environment or around the globe—all via an Internet connection and browser. Read More

NetGenesis Predicts The Future From Mouse Trails


NetGenesis recently released NetGenesis 5, a suite of web analytics applications that do more than report simple web statistics. NetGenesis claims that its new suite can provide actionable insight into the behavior of surfing customers.

telecommunications future  Predicts The Future From Mouse Trails Vendor Genesis NetGenesis, Inc. (NASDAQ: NTGX) has been developing web analytics software since 1994. Their original product, NetAnalysis, provided metrics to measure site traffic. It has since evolved into the NetGenesis 5 product suite that provides analytics to measure stickiness, frequency, and other sophisticated site visit characteristics. The analytics applications can be used in conjunction with third party campaign management and content management Read More

CRM: Past, Present, and Future


Most customer relationship management (CRM) software users take for granted that they can track customers, send mailings, or assign requests to customer service representatives. Users today enjoy CRM systems that are highly accessible, both from a cost and technological point of view. But this was not always the case. TEC analyst Raluca Druta surveys the history and evolution of CRM with a view to defining the CRM of the future.

telecommunications future  Past, Present, and Future Most customer relationship management (CRM) software users take for granted that they can track customers, send mailings, or assign requests to customer service representatives. Users today enjoy CRM systems that are highly accessible, both from a cost and technological point of view. But this was not always the case. TEC analyst Raluca Druta surveys the history and evolution of CRM with a view to defining the CRM of the future. Read More

The Future of Secure Remote Password (SRP)


The Secure Remote Password (SRP) holds great promise as a way to strongly authenticate a user without the usual risks of dictionary attack(s) faced by other password-based authentication schemes. Yet the industry de-facto standard remains the password-based authentication scheme. This article explores the possibilities for SRP in today’s multi-channel world, specifically how it improves upon the inherent insecurity of password authentication and the obstacles to overcome to succeed.

telecommunications future  Future of Secure Remote Password (SRP) Introduction The Secure Remote Password (SRP) is the latest in strong password-based authentication protocols. It holds great promise as a way to strongly authenticate a user without the usual risks of dictionary attack(s) faced by other password-based authentication schemes. Yet despite its deficiencies, the industry de-facto standard remains the password-based authentication scheme. The current insecure schemes remain in place because of their conveniences, Read More

How to Transform Your Operations Today with the Technology of the Future


Radio frequency identification (RFID) is the most rapidly growing segment in today's automatic identification industry. The creation of the Auto-ID Electronic Product Code (EPC) Standard coupled with affordable RFID tag costs, and Wal-Mart's mandated adoption of the standard for all its suppliers, will drive rapid deployment. Learn how RFID will evolve as the cost and capability of deploying the system becomes more operationally feasible and economical, and of the benefits it will bring.

telecommunications future  to Transform Your Operations Today with the Technology of the Future Radio frequency identification (RFID) is the most rapidly growing segment in today's automatic identification industry. The creation of the Auto-ID Electronic Product Code (EPC) Standard coupled with affordable RFID tag costs, and Wal-Mart's mandated adoption of the standard for all its suppliers, will drive rapid deployment. Learn how RFID will evolve as the cost and capability of deploying the system becomes more operationally Read More

Hansells Builds for Future with Halo Business Intelligence




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The Future of Sales Performance Management


Sales managers have faced the same challenges since long before customer relationship management (CRM) applications were invented. However, new tools and technologies are making their jobs easier. The future of sales performance management is integrated with CRM and social collaboration. It helps managers provide real-time coaching and motivation in context to drive better sales behaviors and, ultimately, better sales results.

telecommunications future  Future of Sales Performance Management Sales managers have faced the same challenges since long before customer relationship management (CRM) applications were invented. However, new tools and technologies are making their jobs easier. The future of sales performance management is integrated with CRM and social collaboration. It helps managers provide real-time coaching and motivation in context to drive better sales behaviors and, ultimately, better sales results. Read More