P4, PISA and Tofino: Important, powerful… and dangerous

Making networks programmable in a protocol-independent way is a good idea, but it’s not all upside: there are new risks and hidden complexities.

Is telecoms really such a special flower?

The telecoms industry has consistently failed to apply well known management theory, believing it is somehow a “special flower” with nothing to learn.

Presentation for March livestream now available

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Making sense of #QAnon and #TheStorm

Social media is now a clear and active part of the political process and power game. How can we make proper sense of it as citizens and participants?

Digital supply chain quality (in 10 slides)

We had a revolution in physical supply chain management in the 20th century, and we’re overdue for one in digital supply chains in the 21st century.

The magical ampersand: Hope is not an integration plan

In a software-defined and virtualised world, who will integrate the complex dynamic systems, and take responsibility for the result? It is unclear if telcos have the skills, but someone else likely does…

Who will crack cloud application access SLAs?

The broadband industry doesn’t have an agreed-upon unit of supply and demand that meaningfully “adds up”. This is rather odd for a service that aspires to be a utility. It is also a barrier to a much-needed transformation from “bit pipes” to “digital supply chain management”.

Announcing digital20: Take back control of your data and identity!

You wouldn’t put your money in a bank that allowed deposits but not withdrawals. So why do you allow it with your most intimate and personal data?

∆Q “state of the nation” report Christmas 2017

An update on the current status of the ∆Q ecosystem, and the unfolding quality revolution in networking and cloud.

Dawn of the Network Experience Provider

The shift from a supply-led to a demand-led model is challenging the role of the network equipment provider, shifting focus to QoE outcomes.