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WiCipedia: More Uber Upsets & Tennis to Tech
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5/26/2017  |  1 comment
This week in our WiCipedia roundup: Anita Borg Institute dumps Uber; Serena Williams joins SurveyMonkey's board; Clinton & Bush push for a Women's History Museum; and more.
Intel's Lynn Comp on Building a Network Community
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5/26/2017  |  Post a comment
At BCE 2017, Intel's Lynn Comp addressed cross-industry collaboration as central to driving network transformation.
WiC Panel: Diversity Must Flow Top Down
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5/25/2017  |  2 comments
The service provider panel at BCE's WiC workshop discussed how diversity in company culture starts with top-down, consistent messaging.
BCE 2017: Intel's Take on Network Transformation
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5/24/2017  |  Post a comment
In this BCE 2017 keynote, Lynn Comp discusses Intel's vision for areas such as analytics, automation and service assurance. For more videos and BCE coverage, see here.
Facebook 'Committed' to UK Jobs Pledge
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5/23/2017  |  Post a comment
Social networking giant says it is continuing to invest in its UK business and on track to add another 500 employees by the end of this year.
What's Blocking 4K TV Today
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5/22/2017  |  12 comments
In a BCE panel session, experts say that high bandwidth requirements, a paltry supply of content and the cost and complexity of 4K set-tops are still holding back the adoption of UHD TV.
WiCipedia: LL Awards, Tech Mom Returnships & How The Post Gets the Ladies
WiCipedia  | 
5/19/2017  |  3 comments
This week in our WiC roundup: We celebrate our Leading Lights; tech careers for low-income moms; uncovering the visibility problem; and more.
AT&T's Donovan: Women Adapt Faster Than Men
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5/18/2017  |  12 comments
Donovan's organization leading AT&T's transformation has become more diverse recently because adaptation is critical, and he says women are better at it than men.
Cisco's Centoni Shares Guiding Career Themes
Que Sera Sarah  | 
5/17/2017  |  1 comment
Being purposeful and choosing wisely, leveraging mentors, accepting feedback and sticking to her north star helped get Cisco GM Liz Centoni to where she is today.
Standardization Needs Room for Innovation
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5/17/2017  |  6 comments
Carriers embracing standards need to be sure they're not smothering innovation.
Intel GM: 5G Opens Up New Era for Women
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5/16/2017  |  1 comment
By blending IT and telco and tying in new industries, 5G will have more women and opportunities for women than telco ever did, Intel's Caroline Chan tells WiC attendees.
Congratulations to WiC's Newest Leading Lights
Que Sera Sarah  | 
5/16/2017  |  2 comments
Women in Comms extends congratulations to the most inspiring woman of the year, Heather Kirksey, and female tech pioneer of the year, Nithya Ramanathan.
WiCipedia: Queen of Code, Female VCs & STEM Expectations
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5/12/2017  |  Post a comment
This week in our WiC roundup: Grace Hopper picture book is released; Israeli girls study more but expect less; female VCs come out on top; and more.
Ericsson North American Lead Leaves Abruptly
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5/11/2017  |  1 comment
Rima Qureshi, the company's North American leader and the point person for the Ciscosson partnership, abruptly departs to 'pursue another opportunity.'
Telcos Digging In on Open Source NFV
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5/9/2017  |  Post a comment
At NFV World Congress, BT, Orange and Telefonica recount their progress and stress that open source success is a participation sport.
Eurobites: BT's Soccer Supremo Leaves the Field
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5/8/2017  |  Post a comment
Also in today's EMEA regional report: German firms plan to make online purchasing safer and more secure; new boss for Telenor's Bangladesh unit; "near real time" web surveillance proposed in UK.
ITP Offers Apprenticeships to Boost Women in Telecom
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5/8/2017  |  Post a comment
CEO Crissi Williams is leading the Institute of Telecommunications Professionals (ITP) in its apprenticeship program to help attract more qualified women to the telecom industry.
The Cable Show That Wasn't
MariNation  | 
5/5/2017  |  5 comments
The 'Near Future' is a little disheartening.
Eurobites: Vivendi Tightens Its Grip on Telecom Italia
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5/5/2017  |  Post a comment
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Euro firms complain about the Internet's gatekeepers; Denmark's TDC has flat Q1; Salt peppers Switzerland with 4G.
WiCipedia: 'Ladyboss,' Femtech & Diversity at Slack
WiCipedia  | 
5/5/2017  |  5 comments
This week in our WiC roundup: A new music video puts the lady in boss; products by and for women raise moola; Slack releases a lackluster diversity report; and more.
CenturyLink Preps for OTT Plunge
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5/4/2017  |  4 comments
Big US telco plans to launch its 'skinnier bundle' service in several markets this summer and then roll it out throughout its regions by year-end.
Does Facebook Have a Code for Gender Bias?
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5/3/2017  |  7 comments
Study finds code by female engineers is rejected more often, but Facebook says it's a factor of rank, raising the question of if females are promoted as fast as male engineers.
The Future of Tech Is Coming: Are You Ready?
Que Sera Sarah  | 
5/1/2017  |  1 comment
Join Women in Comms on May 15 in Austin to discuss the future of tech, how to plan your career for it and much more with some of the industry's top female executives.
WiCipedia: BT Improves Ratio, Silicon Valley Realities & Girl Power
WiCipedia  | 
4/28/2017  |  1 comment
This week in our WiC roundup: Russia and Thailand lead the way in women in tech numbers; BT tries to improve its ratio; girl power gets bloody; and more.
How Diversity Helps Comcast Mirror Its Customer Base
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4/26/2017  |  Post a comment
Diversity brings innovation, creative ideas and a way to reflect the broad spectrum of your customer base, Comcast Director of Customer Experience Jenelle Champlin says.
WiC Leading Lights Finalists 2017: Hedy Lamarr Award for Female Tech Pioneer of the Year
Que Sera Sarah  | 
4/24/2017  |  1 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
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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
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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
News Analysis  | 
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
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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
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4/11/2017  |  4 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'
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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  |  6 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
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4/6/2017  |  2 comments
Verizon is calling it a content intelligence system, or the Verizon Media Xperience Studio.
Breaking Through Bias in Next-Gen Comms
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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
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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
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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
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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.
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BCE 2017: Intel's Take on Network Transformation

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In this BCE 2017 keynote, Lynn Comp discusses Intel's vision for areas such as analytics, automation and service assurance. For more videos and BCE coverage, see http://www.lightreading.com/bce.asp.
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How Diversity Helps Comcast Mirror Its Customer Base

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Diversity brings innovation, creative ideas and a way to reflect the broad spectrum of your customer base, Comcast Director of Customer Experience Jenelle Champlin says.
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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.
Women in Comms Introduction Videos
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.
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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.
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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.
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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.