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WiCipedia: A Female-Only Island, Gender Quotas & Twitter's Oprah
WiCipedia  | 
4/20/2018  |  Post a comment
This week in our WiC roundup: Are quotas the answer to diversity?; women in tech on Twitter get an influx of new followers; is the tech gender gap akin to the lack of men in ballet?; and more.
IBM's Bouncing Back – Why the Stock Drop?
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4/19/2018  |  1 comment
Even though IBM is turning around its long revenue decline, the stock fell hard on Wednesday.
Women of Wall Street CEO Offers Discrimination Solutions
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4/18/2018  |  Post a comment
Blind hiring, raising awareness, encouraging dialogue and ending binding arbitration agreements are a few ways the industry can thwart gender discrimination, says former Wall Street executive Karen MacFarlane.
Pai Critic Clyburn Leaving FCC Early
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4/17/2018  |  Post a comment
Democrat and Ajit Pai critic stepping down ahead of her term's end.
Verizon Closes the Loop on Virtual Services
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4/17/2018  |  1 comment
New service bundles let customers more easily access virtual services to speed their own transformations, and will lead to self-service soon.
Congrats to 2018's WiC Leading Lights Finalists
Que Sera Sarah  | 
4/12/2018  |  Post a comment
Ten worthy women and two trailblazing startups made the shortlist this year for Women in Comms' Leading Lights awards. Winners will be unveiled soon at BCE.
Bohling: Have the Conversation to End Harassment
Women in Comms Introduction Videos  | 
4/11/2018  |  Post a comment
Gender consultant and author Wendy Bohling shares her thoughts on why we need to create an atmosphere of transparency, authenticity and accountability to make sure the #metoo movement doesn't ultimately backfire.
Cisco & Juniper Heat Up Cloud Security Feud
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4/11/2018  |  Post a comment
Competitors Cisco and Juniper upgrade their cloud security platforms, to help you lock up your cloud infrastructure from public cloud to private cloud and on-prem.
WiCipedia: Breaking Biases & Squashing Self-Limiting Fear
WiCipedia  | 
4/6/2018  |  Post a comment
This week in our WiC roundup: Chasing Grace premieres in Portland, Ore.; raising VC while pregnant; third-party salary audits; and more.
Why Telstra's COO Thinks Diversity of Thought Matters Most
Women in Comms Introduction Videos  | 
4/4/2018  |  Post a comment
Diversity of thought may be the most important in an industry that depends on innovation, according to Telstra COO Robyn Denholm.
New Orleans: Unique in Jazz, Coastline & Broadband
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4/3/2018  |  Post a comment
Light Reading's Mari Silbey interviews New Orleans CIO Kimberly LaGrue on broadband in the Big Easy.
Why Now Is the Best Time to Join WiC in Austin
Que Sera Sarah  | 
4/3/2018  |  5 comments
It's a great, important time to be a woman in comms and to join our upcoming Transformation Summit in Austin on May 14 (men too!).
Come to BCE 2018: It's a Smart Move
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4/2/2018  |  Post a comment
Among the many great reasons to join us at BCE 2018 in Austin, Texas, are the educational workshops and panels. To find out more about Light Reading's Big Communications Event (BCE), click here.
Amazon Exec: IoT Reverses the Internet
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4/2/2018  |  Post a comment
The Internet is designed to deliver mass content from the center to the edge, but the Internet of Things needs to reverse that, says Sarah Cooper, Amazon Web Services general manager of IoT analytics and applications.
Celcom SVP: Focus on Performance, Forget Gender
Mentor Monday  | 
4/2/2018  |  Post a comment
Noora Mat Rifin, SVP of Customer Life Cycle Management at Celcom Axiata Berhad, advises women to follow their passion and seize opportunities in comms, despite the challenges.
WiCipedia: Parental Leave Pressure & Canning Cultural Fit
WiCipedia  | 
3/30/2018  |  2 comments
This week in our WiC roundup: Parental leave is pressurized; the only woman in the room sees all; getting rid of cultural fit; and more.
Open Source Zeroes In on the Edge
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3/28/2018  |  Post a comment
Multiple open source initiatives are looking at what it takes to put clouds at the network edge.
Small Cell Forum CEO: Women on Boards Set the Tone
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3/28/2018  |  Post a comment
Female representation on company boards can set the tone for company culture and help companies perform better, says Small Cell Forum CEO.
Progress, Opportunities Still Abound in Tech
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3/27/2018  |  Post a comment
It's easy to get caught up in the negative side of the tech sector, but don't forget we're making some progress with equality as well.
Why You Need to Join Me in Austin for BCE
Shades of Ray  | 
3/27/2018  |  Post a comment
Austin, Texas, is the place to be May 14-16 when Light Reading will host BCE 2018 and dig deep into automation, security, machine learning, the impact of open source, intent-based networking, 'the edge', SD-WAN, IoT and more... Join me at the Big Communications Event (BCE) -- for more information, click here.
Why Shaw's BlueSky TV Didn't 'Wipe Out'
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3/27/2018  |  Post a comment
Shaw's Carol Santerre explains the challenges and lessons learned in deploying the MSO's new BlueSky TV service.
VEON CEO Quits Amid Investor Gloom
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3/27/2018  |  Post a comment
Chairwoman Ursula Burns will step into the CEO role until a permanent replacement for Jean-Yves Charlier can be found.
Forman Pioneers a Path Forward for Women Returning to Work
Mentor Monday  | 
3/26/2018  |  Post a comment
Tami Forman, executive director of Path Forward, shares how the nonprofit is helping women who have taken a career break return to the workforce at companies such as Verizon.
WiC: Redrawing the Line for Sexual Harassment
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3/23/2018  |  Post a comment
Women in Comms panelists discuss first-hand experiences with sexual harassment and unconscious bias in the workplace, and solutions to changing company culture.
WiCipedia: Dongles, SXSW & Marital Status Bias
WiCipedia  | 
3/23/2018  |  Post a comment
This week in our WiC roundup: SXSW focuses on gender equality; Globacom has ugly firing snafu; is SF over?; and more.
IBM Faces Age Discrimination Accusations
News Analysis  | 
3/22/2018  |  6 comments
A ProPublica investigation alleges that IBM slashed its US workforce with cuts that fell more heavily on older workers and protected younger workers.
You Need Another 48 Hours to Enter the Leading Lights Awards? OK Then...
News Analysis  | 
3/22/2018  |  Post a comment
Stress ye not… The deadline for Leading Lights submissions has been edged out another two working days to Tuesday, March 27.
EY Leader Talks Customer Centricity, Culture & Comfort
Women in Comms Introduction Videos  | 
3/21/2018  |  1 comment
Technology is the easy part of transformation, Ernst & Young Partner Janet Balis tells Light Reading. Coexistence, culture, diversity, inclusion and a sense of purpose also play a critical role.
Eurobites: Telefónica, Huawei Team Up on Big Data
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3/21/2018  |  Post a comment
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Telecom Italia recruits new chief commercial officer; Sunrise said to be in talks with Liberty Global over potential JV; Net Insight seeks new CEO.
Leading Lights: Only Days Left to Enter!
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3/19/2018  |  Post a comment
Never mind the days, there are only HOURS remaining before the door closes on this year's Leading Lights awards deadline...
WiCipedia: Secret Courts, Public Lists & Quantifying the Gap
WiCipedia  | 
3/16/2018  |  Post a comment
This week in our WiC roundup: IWD2018 makes a statement; Facebook's 'secret courts'; a VC accountability list; and more.
The Telecoms.com Podcast: Virtually Interesting
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3/14/2018  |  Post a comment
In a post-MWC come-down special, the team talks NFV, the next version of Android, Women4Tech and more.
Matrixx Software Founder: Digital Transformation Lends Itself to Diversification
Women in Comms Introduction Videos  | 
3/14/2018  |  1 comment
Matrixx Software Founder and VP of Marketing, Jennifer Kyriakakis, explains why digital transformation goes hand-in-hand with diversity and inclusion in the workforce. Jennifer shares how Matrixx Software has made both a priority.
DevOps Institute CEO: We're At 'Tech's Tipping Point'
Mentor Monday  | 
3/12/2018  |  Post a comment
DOI Co-Founder and CEO Jayne Groll encourages more women to enter DevOps to be part of the unparalleled disruptive innovation driving tech today.
Finland's Elisa Is Selling Its Automation Smarts to Other Telcos
News Analysis  | 
3/12/2018  |  1 comment
In a push for sales growth, One of Finland's most successful mobile operators is now reinventing itself as a vendor of automation tools and expertise.
WiCipedia: Seeking Female Keynoters & Recruitment Fails Women
WiCipedia  | 
3/9/2018  |  Post a comment
This week in our WiC roundup: Getting more female keynoters is key; Lesbians Who Tech take SF by storm; women need more degrees for parity; and more.
Let's Break the Silence Around Sexual Harassment
Que Sera Sarah  | 
3/8/2018  |  1 comment
Keeping quiet about sexual harassment is the worst way to put an end to it.
Time's Running Out: Enter the Leading Lights Awards Now!
News Analysis  | 
3/7/2018  |  Post a comment
There are only a few weeks left to enter this year's Leading Lights awards, so don't delay!
Microelectronics Chip Pioneer Envisions Techno-Social Innovation
Mentor Monday  | 
3/5/2018  |  Post a comment
Lynn Conway, IEEE Life Fellow and professor, shares her thoughts on tech revolutions, the Valley's Brotopia image and the techno-social systems emerging in the industry.
WiCipedia: Head East, Young Techie & New Industries Need Women
WiCipedia  | 
3/2/2018  |  Post a comment
This week in our WiC roundup: The best cities for women in tech in 2018; biotech, AI and cryptocurrency need women on the ground floor; MWC lacks women; and more.
Susan Johnson & Her Career Acceleration in AT&T
LRTV Interviews  | 
2/28/2018  |  Post a comment
Susan Johnson, SVP Global Supply Chain of AT&T, discusses her leadership strategy and how her background in investment banking prepared her for a career in the telecom industry. Susan also talks about lessons learned from the different roles she has held at AT&T over the course of her career.
Another Reason to Promote Women in Comms
Que Sera Sarah  | 
2/27/2018  |  Post a comment
More women in leadership and board positions could help combat sexual harassment in the workplace. Join WiC in Denver as we discuss this and more on March 22.
Facebook Expands Rural Efforts With TIP Team
News Analysis  | 
2/27/2018  |  1 comment
At the MWC Facebook press conference, Jay Parikh highlighted the Telecom Infra Project (TIP) initiatives to connect rural regions.
Telstra Automates, Builds Out Distributed Cloud to Support 5G
News Analysis  | 
2/26/2018  |  Post a comment
Australian operator is converting local exchanges into mini data centers and introducing multiple automated processes as it prepares to introduce 5G services in 2019, say key executives.
Humans Beware: Ericsson Readies Machines to Run the Network
News Analysis  | 
2/26/2018  |  Post a comment
Swedish vendor is set to launch a handful of 'machine intelligence' products at this week's MWC and says 15 major operators are interested in its AI goodies.
Telefónica Takes Aura AI Tool Into 6 Markets
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2/26/2018  |  Post a comment
Spanish telco launches the voice-activated 'cognitive' assistant that it first announced at Mobile World Congress last year.
WiCipedia: Moms as Breadwinners & Black Panther a Win for WiT
WiCipedia  | 
2/23/2018  |  Post a comment
This week in our WiC roundup: Motherhood is on the rise; Damore gets shut down; Hollywood gets something right; and more.
AT&T Sharpens Edge With New Open Source Effort, Test Lab Launch
News Analysis  | 
2/20/2018  |  Post a comment
Company announces new group within Linux Foundation and launches its edge computing test zone in Palo Alto.
Eurobites: Vodafone Uses 4G to Track Drones
News Analysis  | 
2/20/2018  |  Post a comment
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Nokia targets the smart city; more 5G claims; BT sells cable-making business; new boss-in-waiting for Ireland's eir.
Axiata Digital Services' Lye: Find the Right Leader to Follow
Mentor Monday  | 
2/19/2018  |  Post a comment
Amanda Lye, Axiata Digital's 32-year-old associate director of strategy, is breaking the mold in the telecom industry.
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Women of Wall Street CEO Offers Discrimination Solutions

4|18|18   |   6:15   |   (0) comments


Blind hiring, raising awareness, encouraging dialogue and ending binding arbitration agreements are a few ways the industry can thwart gender discrimination, says former Wall Street executive Karen MacFarlane, who saw first hand how pervasive it was in the financial industry.
Women in Comms Introduction Videos
Bohling: Have the Conversation to End Harassment

4|11|18   |   5:05   |   (0) comments


Gender consultant and author Wendy Bohling shares her thoughts on why we need to create an atmosphere of transparency, authenticity and accountability to make sure the #metoo movement doesn't ultimately backfire.
Women in Comms Introduction Videos
Why Telstra's COO Thinks Diversity of Thought Matters Most

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Diversity of thought may be the most important in an industry that depends on innovation, according to Telstra COO and Tesla Board Member Robyn Denholm, who advises women to "just go for it" when it comes to building a career here.
LRTV Documentaries
New Orleans: Unique in Jazz, Coastline & Broadband

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KANSAS CITY -- Light Reading's Mari Silbey interviews New Orleans CIO Kimberly LaGrue about investing in the city's network infrastructure and how broadband will form the foundation for smart city initiatives in the future. The interview takes place during the Smart Cities, Dumb Pipes ...
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Come to BCE 2018: It's a Smart Move

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Among the many great reasons to join us at BCE 2018 in Austin, Texas, are the educational workshops, panels and show floor demos. To find out more about Light Reading's Big Communications Event (BCE),
Women in Comms Introduction Videos
Small Cell Forum CEO: Women on Boards Set the Tone

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Female representation on company boards can set the tone for company culture and help companies perform better, but there's still few women on boards, Small Cell Forum CEO Sue Monahan tells Light Reading.
Shades of Ray
Why You Need to Join Me in Austin for BCE

3|27|18   |     |   (0) comments


Austin, Texas, is the place to be May 14-16 when Light Reading will host BCE 2018 and dig deep into automation, security, machine learning, the impact of open source, intent-based networking, 'the edge', SD-WAN, IoT and more... oh, and hand out some awards and have the industry's best ...
Women in Comms Introduction Videos
EY Leader Talks Customer Centricity, Culture & Comfort

3|21|18   |   7:55   |   (1) comment


Technology is the easy part of transformation, Janet Balis, global advisory leader for Ernst & Young's Media & Entertainment division, tells Light Reading. Coexistence, culture, diversity, inclusion and a sense of purpose also play a critical role.
LRTV Documentaries
The Telecoms.com Podcast: Virtually Interesting

3|14|18   |     |   (0) comments


Iain, Jamie and Scott move on from the rigors of MWC by reflecting on some of the conversations they had in Barcelona about how much progress we have made with NFV. The answer seems to vary wildly according to who you speak to and it seems clear that industry consensus remains elusive. Jamie then talks us through some of the highlights of the next version of ...
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Matrixx Software Founder: Digital Transformation Lends Itself to Diversification

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Matrixx Software Founder and VP of Marketing, Jennifer Kyriakakis, explains why digital transformation goes hand-in-hand with diversity and inclusion in the workforce. Jennifer shares how Matrixx Software has made both a priority.
LRTV Interviews
Susan Johnson & Her Career Acceleration in AT&T

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Susan Johnson, SVP Global Supply Chain of AT&T, discusses her leadership strategy and how her background in investment banking prepared her for a career in the telecom industry. Susan also talks about lessons learned from the different roles she has held at AT&T over the course of her career.
LRTV Interviews
MWC 2018: Ovum IDs the IoT Hotspots

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Ovum's Head of IoT, Alexandra Rehak, uncovers the hot IoT topics for MWC, including LPWAN commercialization, use cases for 5G, the use of artificial intelligence in IoT deployments and more.