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WiC Leading Lights Finalists 2017: Hedy Lamarr Award for Female Tech Pioneer of the Year
Que Sera Sarah  | 
4/24/2017  |  Post a comment
This year's finalist list includes female founders, CEOs and women deeply entrenched in the technologies that are defining the future of communications.
WiCipedia: Pinkification of Tech & Australia's Diversity Endeavor
WiCipedia  | 
4/21/2017  |  2 comments
This week in our WiC roundup: Australia focuses on diversity needs; pinkification of tech discourages girls; Women in Comms' biggest event of the year is just around the corner; and more.
Calling All Women in Comms: Share Your Story!
Que Sera Sarah  | 
4/19/2017  |  1 comment
Take our quick survey about the realities of being a woman in the next-gen communications industry. We want to hear your stories, experiences and impressions.
Vodafone's Eubank on Sponsors, Mentors & Moving On Up
Women in Comms Introduction Videos  | 
4/19/2017  |  Post a comment
Vodafone America's Head of Operations Kimberly Eubank breaks down the difference between a sponsor and a mentor and shares why both made a big difference in her career.
Upskill U With AT&T on Building a Centralized Analytics Team
Kelsey's Grammar  | 
4/17/2017  |  Post a comment
AT&T's Sarah Obermayer covers best practices for operators to re-build analytics teams as the industry moves toward network virtualization.
WiC 2017 Leading Lights Finalists: Most Inspiring Woman in Comms
Que Sera Sarah  | 
4/17/2017  |  1 comment
Learn about five women who are inspiring others through their success, business acumen, outreach and advocacy in the next-gen comms industry.
Intel Eyes Fab 5G Future, Not Another Mobile Mess
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4/13/2017  |  4 comments
The semiconductor giant hopes a 5G-driven convergence between computing and communications will play into its hands.
Tech Maverick Shares Her Tips for Gender Inclusivity
Women in Comms Introduction Videos  | 
4/12/2017  |  Post a comment
Wendy Hall Bohling, a corporate escapee, author and gender exclusivity consultant, tells her story of sexism, bias and progress along the road to gender equality in the workforce.
5 More Key Takeaways From ONS
Rewired  | 
4/11/2017  |  2 comments
Harmonization, minding the product gap, getting 5G right, mimicking Red Hat and praising the Linux Foundation's expanded role all make the list.
Google Shares Gender-Blind Pay Policies
News Analysis  | 
4/11/2017  |  3 comments
In response to Department of Labor allegations of an extreme gender pay gap at Google, the search giant shares the gender-blind methodology it uses to arrive at salaries.
Target: Open Source Leads to 'Tighter Control'
News Analysis  | 
4/10/2017  |  13 comments
Open source provides the store chain with the tools it needs to weather a tough retail environment, a Target VP explains.
WiC Leading Lights: Meet the 2017 Finalists
Que Sera Sarah  | 
4/10/2017  |  1 comment
Meet the 2017 finalists for Women in Comms' second-annual Leading Lights in the categories of Most Inspiring Woman in Comms and Female Tech Pioneer of the Year.
How Jill Sciarappo Landed in Intel's Driver's Seat
Mentor Monday  | 
4/10/2017  |  1 comment
Jill Sciarappo has bounced all over Intel building a rewarding career that has ultimately led her to the driver's seat of the chipmaker's self-driving cars division.
WiCipedia: Who Cares About Diversity? We Do
WiCipedia  | 
4/7/2017  |  3 comments
This week in our WiC roundup: The happiest cities for women may not be the most profitable; men don't care much about diversity in tech; the healthy hackathon; and more.
Chiosi: Open Source Necessary, Not Sufficient
News Analysis  | 
4/6/2017  |  4 comments
Former AT&T exec, now with Huawei, says vendor-specific solutions will be needed within open source frameworks for some time to come.
Verizon Adds Smarts to Digital Media Services
News Analysis  | 
4/6/2017  |  1 comment
Verizon is calling it a content intelligence system, or the Verizon Media Xperience Studio.
Breaking Through Bias in Next-Gen Comms
Column  | 
4/6/2017  |  1 comment
Take control of your career and confront stereotypes, overcome biases and achieve the full measure of success to which your talent, hard work and ambition entitle you.
Princeton Prof Upskills U on Predictive Analytics
Kelsey's Grammar  | 
4/6/2017  |  1 comment
A new Upskill U series on Analytics starts Friday with a course on predictive analytics led by returning speaker Prof. Nick Feamster.
Why Mentoring's a Must for Intel's Jeni Panhorst
Women in Comms Introduction Videos  | 
4/5/2017  |  1 comment
Jeni Panhorst from Intel's Network Platforms Group explains why you should embrace mentoring of all kinds.
Equal Pay Day: Time to Get Paychecks in Check
Que Sera Sarah  | 
4/4/2017  |  9 comments
Today is Equal Pay Day, the day the average woman would have to work up to in 2017 to make the same amount men made in 2016.
OPNFV's Danube Dubbed 'Milestone' Release
News Analysis  | 
4/4/2017  |  2 comments
Open source group claims to have a full next-gen networking stack in one collaborative environment with cohesive testing and deployment.
Global Capacity Takes 'Holistic Approach' to SD-WAN
News Analysis  | 
4/4/2017  |  1 comment
Global Capacity taps VeloCloud's cloud-based SD-WAN technology to expand its global enterprise networking portfolio with software-defined services.
New Comcast Wireless Details Drop This Week
News Analysis  | 
4/3/2017  |  4 comments
Besides its MVNO agreement with Verizon, what role will spectrum play in Comcast's upcoming mobile launch?
Skillsoft Puts Women in Action to Improve Culture
Mentor Monday  | 
4/3/2017  |  1 comment
Tara O'Sullivan, chief creative officer of the e-learning company Skillsoft, offers insight into how companies can improve their cultures and why both women and men must play a role.
Former Ericsson CEO Vestberg to Be Verizon's King of Networks
News Analysis  | 
3/31/2017  |  3 comments
US operator says it will restructure its business along three lines and puts former Ericsson CEO in charge of networks and technology.
Upskill U on Analytics With Princeton & AT&T
Kelsey's Grammar  | 
3/31/2017  |  1 comment
Upskill U launches a new four-part series on Analytics, beginning in April.
WiCipedia: Best Cities for WiT, Born to Code & Dancing Backwards
WiCipedia  | 
3/31/2017  |  1 comment
This week in our WiCipedia roundup: What's the best city for women in tech?; maternity leave policies by industry; girls need to learn to code; and more.
Manage Your Career Pace to Ensure Impact
Column  | 
3/29/2017  |  2 comments
Time is your biggest asset if you use it to get you where you want to go.
Uber Employs 15% Women in Tech Roles
News Analysis  | 
3/28/2017  |  5 comments
Uber has released its first-ever diversity report, outlining a number of ways it vows to improve its culture and diversity.
What Drives Intel's Connected Car GM
Mentor Monday  | 
3/27/2017  |  1 comment
Kathy Winter has always wanted to stay on the cutting-edge of technology, even when it means letting the car itself take the wheel.
WiCipedia: Supergirls, No More Excuses & Media Monitoring
WiCipedia  | 
3/24/2017  |  4 comments
This week in our WiC roundup: A Down Under competition celebrates superhero girls; tips for how to find female execs; Motorola celebrates women in engineering; and more.
Cable Sees Wireless Opps in Partners, Smart Services
News Analysis  | 
3/24/2017  |  3 comments
Cable companies are already wireless providers with in-home WiFi but they have the opportunity to partner with wireless operators to build an inside-out model of service.
WiC: Beware the Glass Wall
News Analysis  | 
3/23/2017  |  2 comments
Some jobs into which women can be pigeon-holed will not lead to the executive-level positions they want.
Why Being a Person in Tech Comes First
Column  | 
3/22/2017  |  Post a comment
Sometimes your day job has to come before championing the women in tech cause, but that can be equally as beneficial, inspirational and productive.
NetNumber's CMO Shares Her Diversity Do's
Women in Comms Introduction Videos  | 
3/21/2017  |  2 comments
NetNumber CMO Kim Gibbons shares why diversity and being authentic is a do amidst all the don'ts women in comms often hear.
Cisco's Kanouff Kick-Starts the Multiplier Effect
Mentor Monday  | 
3/20/2017  |  2 comments
Yvette Kanouff is issuing a challenge to other comms execs: sponsor one diverse person to advance to the next level, creating a multiplier effect to improve the pipeline.
Nokia to Split Mobile Biz, Rejig Management After Mobile Boss Quits
News Analysis  | 
3/17/2017  |  2 comments
Finnish vendor hopes latest restructuring efforts, which include a carve-up of its mobile networks business, will better position it for new growth opportunities.
WiCipedia: Eradicating Pay Gaps & Squashing Bro Culture
WiCipedia  | 
3/17/2017  |  4 comments
This week in our WiC roundup: We've got the pay gap prognosis; tips galore for eradicating bro culture; how working from home encourages diversity; and more.
Intel Brakes for Autonomous Car Data Sharing
News Analysis  | 
3/16/2017  |  4 comments
Kathy Winter, Intel's autonomous cars GM, says regardless of who owns the data inside the cars, she wants it to be shared and licensable to increase safety.
SXSW Pics: Women, Weirdness & Waiting in Austin
Slide Shows  | 
3/16/2017  |  4 comments
Highlights from 2017's SXSW, including tons of great content for women, people who are definitely helping keep Austin weird and a lot of waiting in long lines.
Why DOCSIS May Never Die
Breznick Unbound  | 
3/15/2017  |  13 comments
Whether it's the new DOCSIS 3.1 spec or the forthcoming Full Duplex DOCSIS spec, cablecos are still mainly counting on DOCSIS to rule the broadband space.
Silicon Valley Writer Foresees End of Bro Culture
News Analysis  | 
3/15/2017  |  8 comments
It may be too late for the Ubers, Facebooks and Googles of the world, but author Dan Lyons says the next crop of tech startups will solve the diversity challenge and end bro culture for good.
Nominate Your WiC Leading Lights NOW!
News Analysis  | 
3/14/2017  |  2 comments
There's only a few days left to nominate a new class of worthy women for 2017's most inspiring woman in comms, female tech pioneer of the year and female-led startup to watch.
Tech Leaders: Diversity Critical to Product Dev
News Analysis  | 
3/14/2017  |  2 comments
Everyone has biases, but diversity in your product development team varies biases, which is critical for innovation, top tech product developers say.
How Rachel Kutz Went From ET to AT&T VP
Mentor Monday  | 
3/13/2017  |  1 comment
Rachel Kutz, VP of supplier diversity at AT&T, may have envisioned herself in outer space, but a rewarding career in telecom was a nice consolation prize.
Culture in Crisis: What's Next for Uber & Tech?
News Analysis  | 
3/13/2017  |  7 comments
Gender consultants weigh in on how Uber can fix its toxic company culture if it's serious about making it a better place to work for women.
OrbTV: Tele2 CEO on Industry 4.0
LRTV Interviews  | 
3/10/2017  |  Post a comment
Allison Kirkby, president and group CEO of Tele2, spoke with Ray Le Maistre, editor-in-chief of Light Reading, about the fourth Industrial Revolution, the impact it will have on businesses and society in general and the challenges it will bring for service providers.
WiCipedia: Vodafone Rules, A Day Without a Woman & Reclaiming Ambition
WiCipedia  | 
3/10/2017  |  6 comments
This week in our WiC roundup: Vodafone takes the cake for most positive campaigns for women under one roof; International Women's Day and A Day Without a Woman coincide; flexibility and mentorship reign supreme; and more.
BT Agrees to Openreach Split
News Analysis  | 
3/10/2017  |  Post a comment
Networks business will become a legally separate entity within BT Group, with its own board and budget, following deal with regulator Ofcom.
Mobile World Cuteness
Slide Shows  | 
3/9/2017  |  5 comments
Small and mostly odd touches of cuteness bring a whimsical lightness to the otherwise impersonal, vacuous, hard-edged Mobile World Congress.
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Vodafone's Eubank on Sponsors, Mentors & Moving On Up

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Vodafone America's Head of Operations Kimberly Eubank breaks down the difference between a sponsor and a mentor and shares why both made a big difference in her career.
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Tech Maverick Shares Her Tips for Gender Inclusivity

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Wendy Hall Bohling, a corporate escapee, author and gender exclusivity consultant, tells her story of sexism, bias and progress along the road to gender equality in the workforce.
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Why Mentoring's a Must for Intel's Jeni Panhorst

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Jeni Panhorst from Intel's Network Platforms Group explains why you should embrace mentoring of all kinds -- from being a mentor to having one to counter-mentoring and pulling up the next generation.
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Mastercard: 2 Billion Adults 'Trapped' in Cash Economy

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Despite advances made in the last several years, two billion adults around the world are trapped in a cash economy and lack what we take for granted -- a safe way to receive, save and use money. Shamina Singh, executive vice president of sustainability and president of the Mastercard Center for Inclusive Growth, chats about how Mastercard is developing new ways to ...
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Mastercard: Payment From Every Device

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A world where everything and everyone is connected creates new points of interaction for commerce. These digital experiences cannot be developed in isolation and instead require an ecosystem to drive mass consumer and enterprise adoption and create better consumer engagement. Predicting when that growth will happen is difficult, but always keeping the end user in ...
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NetNumber's CMO Shares Her Diversity Do's

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The telecom industry is transforming the world, and diversity plays a critical role in driving the innovation behind it. NetNumber CMO Kim Gibbons shares why diversity and being authentic is a do amidst all the don'ts women in comms often hear.
LRTV Interviews
OrbTV: Tele2 CEO on Industry 4.0

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Allison Kirkby, president and group CEO of Tele2, spoke with Ray Le Maistre, editor-in-chief of Light Reading, about the fourth Industrial Revolution, the impact it will have on businesses and society in general and the challenges it will bring for service providers.
LRTV Documentaries
Name That Acronym

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From AT&T to ZTE, we hit the show floor at MWC to see how well attendees know their industry acronyms.
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Twilight Star Authors AI Paper

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Actress Kristen Stewart, best known for starring in the Twilight movies, has co-authored an academic paper on the use of artificial intelligence (AI) in a short film she has directed.
LRTV Interviews
Heavy Reading: The Changing Data Center Landscape

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At Light Reading's 2020 Vision event in Rome, Heavy Reading's Senior Analyst Roz Roseboro talks about how virtualization is impacting data center evolution and how that evolution is affecting the relationship between service providers, data center operators and public cloud providers.
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Intel Manager: Develop a Career Game Plan

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Don't leave your career to chance -- make a plan, find an advocate and build a support network, advises Intel Engineering Manager Lorna Keane.
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No Stopping Cable's Ethernet Gains

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Vertical Systems' Erin Dunne explains why US cable operators, which now command a record-high 26% of the Ethernet market, will keep boosting their share.