Archives for March 2017

The IETF’s job is complete – Should it now scale up, down or out?

The IETF has the final day of its 98th meeting in Chicago today (Friday 31 Mar), far away from here in Vilnius. The Internet is maturing and becoming indispensable to modern life, and is transitioning to industrial types of use. Are the IETF’s methods fit-for-purpose for the future, and if not, what to do about […]

The future of networking

I have summarised my last seven years of work in one slide.

Why telecoms is broken (and how to fix it)

The core of the telecoms industry has an economic and technical disconnect between user value and network economics. The underlying issue is a misplaced priority of quantity over quality. The first step to fixing the disconnect is to become aware of it.

The ten commandments of lean telco transformation

The path to “lean” operation is one that delivers both better customer outcomes and lower costs. The general principles are no secret, yet they have not been translated to the specific nature of telecoms networks, and hence are not yet adopted in our industry.