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WiCipedia: Are Fembots a Boon or Bane for WiT?
WiCipedia  | 
6/22/2018  |  Post a comment
This week in our WiC roundup: Fembots 2.0; Google's diversity battles; women's voices aren't heard; and more.
Matrixx VP Outlines Her Career-Making, Changing Skills
Women in Comms Introduction Videos  | 
6/20/2018  |  Post a comment
Technology can be learned, but critical thinking, decision making and verbal communication are the career-making skills that are transferable and crucial in a digital transformation, says Jennifer Kyriakakis, Matrixx Software's co-founder and VP of marketing.
Eurobites: Nokia, Orange Trial Cloud RAN in Poland
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6/19/2018  |  Post a comment
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: AI and the creative industries; BT goes deeper into fintech; faster broadband for rural Nottinghamshire; Telenor reshuffles execs in Asia.
Eurobites: Former France Telecom Execs to Stand Trial Over Suicides
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6/18/2018  |  Post a comment
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Comcast's Sky bid gets the official EU nod; Virgin bills direct for Netflix; Telia denies break-up fee; Com Hem claims speed record.
WiCipedia: Diversity Fatigue & 'Unprotected' Minorities at Google
WiCipedia  | 
6/15/2018  |  Post a comment
This week in our WiC roundup: Google slams diversity measures at leadership level; fatigue sets in on the Valley; men's careers are nurtured more than women's; and more.
Parallel Wireless Founder Reflects on Tech
Women in Comms Introduction Videos  | 
6/13/2018  |  Post a comment
Parallel Wireless is focused on making networks more flexible under the guidance of Co-Founder and VP of Development Kaitki Agarwal, who shares her thoughts on the industry's most game-changing technologies – past, present and future – as well as offering advice for other female founders with a great idea.
BT's Next CEO: The Candidates
Morris Lore  | 
6/11/2018  |  3 comments
Who are the frontrunners to succeed Gavin Patterson as boss of the UK telecom incumbent?
WiCipedia: Babies at Work, Raising Good Men & Kimmy Schmidt
WiCipedia  | 
6/8/2018  |  Post a comment
This week in our WiC roundup: How to raise good boys in the #MeToo era; Netflix lays on the startup jokes; babies on the Senate floor; and more.
Fujitsu's Sales Director: Be Your Own Champion
Women in Comms Introduction Videos  | 
6/6/2018  |  Post a comment
Heidi Westbrook, Fujitsu's director of ICP and North American Carrier Sales, shares the secrets to advancing in comms with a work/life balance in tact, including networking, self-advocacy, unapologetically pursuing the next step and more.
CableLabs Targets Mobile Backhaul Bounty
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6/4/2018  |  Post a comment
Pursuing another use for cable's DOCSIS-based HFC networks, CableLabs launches R&D lab for cell backhaul applications.
WiCipedia: Ms. Geek, Pink-Haired CEOs & Laila Ali Takes Silicon Valley
WiCipedia  | 
6/1/2018  |  Post a comment
This week in our WiC roundup: Ms. Geek Rwanda changes the game; automation will steal women's jobs first; our new CEO idol; and more.
Infinera's Treseder: Be Seen, Be Heard, Be Decisive
Women in Comms Introduction Videos  | 
5/30/2018  |  Post a comment
Lori Treseder, director of mechanical engineering at Infinera, discusses everything from improving power in the data center to empowering young women to pursue technical careers in the comms industry.
WiCipedia: Pink Tax & Zuckerberg's Power of Three Rule
WiCipedia  | 
5/25/2018  |  Post a comment
This week in our WiC roundup: VMware and Stanford collab; just hire more women already; Randi Zuckerberg's new book; and more.
Has Intent-Based Networking Moved Beyond Marketing Buzzword Purgatory?
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5/23/2018  |  2 comments
AT BCE, panelists from Verizon, Apstra and CableLabs examine if intent-based networking is marketing hype or can be leveraged to automate the data center, WAN and more.
Metaswitch VP Talks IMS & Career Refreshes
Women in Comms Introduction Videos  | 
5/23/2018  |  Post a comment
Service providers are refreshing their IMS and looking for real cloud native IMS functions, according to Micaela Giuhat, Metaswitch's VP of product management, Cloud Native Core, who shares her thoughts on everything from container-based approach to VNFs to her experiences and advice as a leading woman in comms.
WiC Panel: There's No Shame in Self-Promotion
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5/22/2018  |  Post a comment
Closing the gender gap requires self-promotion and a cultural shift in what constitutes productivity, said panelists at the BCE WiC workshop.
Matrixx Founder: Divergent Career Paths Lead to the Top
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5/21/2018  |  1 comment
It's still a struggle to find women for leadership roles in Silicon Valley, but Matrixx Software VP of Marketing and Co-Founder Jennifer Kyriakakis advises women to focus on transferable skills and non-traditional paths to get there.
WiCipedia: Moms at Work, Ageism in Tech & Girls in Boys' Clubs
WiCipedia  | 
5/18/2018  |  Post a comment
This week in our WiC roundup: Announcing our three Leading Lights Awards winners; celebrating moms at work; men-only clubs think again; and more.
AT&T's BCE Keynote: 5G & SDN Worlds Colliding
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5/17/2018  |  Post a comment
At the Big Communications Event (BCE) 2018 event in Austin, Melissa Arnoldi, president of Technology and Operations at AT&T, spoke about AT&T's path to 5G and the important role software plays.
WiC Panel: Societal Pressure Drives Diversity & Inclusion
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5/17/2018  |  Post a comment
Measuring success with diversity and inclusion can be challenging and companies can only enact change with buy-in from top executives, panelists said.
Leading Lights 2018
LRTV Documentaries  | 
5/15/2018  |  Post a comment
A recap of the 14th annual Leading Lights Awards in Austin, TX. Congratulations to all the winners!
Announcing...WiC's 2018 Leading Lights Winners
Que Sera Sarah  | 
5/15/2018  |  Post a comment
Congratulations to AT&T's Anne Chow, CableLab's Dr. Jennifer Andreoli-Fang and Movandi's Maryam Rofougaran, our 2018 WiC Leading Lights winners.
AT&T's Arnoldi: 5G Does More Than Quench the Need for Speed
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5/11/2018  |  Post a comment
During her keynote at BCE next week, AT&T's Melissa Arnoldi will address how AT&T's SDN and virtualization strategy will be critical to delivering the capabilities businesses and consumers are anticipating with from 5G.
WiCipedia: Beyond Brotopia, Huggle's All-Female Team & Diversity Ratings
WiCipedia  | 
5/11/2018  |  Post a comment
This week in our WiC roundup: What's beyond Brotopia?; blockchain diversity is a priority; all-female teams; and more.
WiC Leading Lights 2018 Finalists: Female Tech Pioneer of the Year
Que Sera Sarah  | 
5/9/2018  |  Post a comment
Heavy hitters in cable, open source and optical networking make up the five women who are shortlisted for the Hedy Lamarr-inspired Female Tech Pioneer of the Year category.
Telco Foe, New York AG Resigns
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5/8/2018  |  Post a comment
Allegations of physical assault led New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman to resign Monday night.
WiCipedia: Programmer Motivators, Affordable Childcare & All-Female Panels
WiCipedia  | 
5/4/2018  |  Post a comment
This week in our WiC roundup: Chinese women hired to 'calm' programmers; diversity pays off for companies; are all-female panels good for women?; and more.
WiC Leading Lights 2018 Finalists: Most Inspiring Woman in Comms
Que Sera Sarah  | 
5/3/2018  |  Post a comment
Four worthy women from the worlds of cable, the enterprise, data centers and B/OSS make our shortlist for the year's Most Inspiring Woman in Comms.
Open Source: What Is It Good For?
News Analysis  | 
5/2/2018  |  Post a comment
The role of open source in the telecoms sector still divides opinion – and that's why we're debating it at BCE in Austin.
WiC Panel: Combatting Sexual Harassment in Denver
Women in Comms Introduction Videos  | 
5/2/2018  |  1 comment
Executive Producer Janet Leahy, President of Arrow Solutions Kathy Boelter, CEO of Women of Wall Street Karen Ashworth Macfarlane and the Founder and CEO of Corporate Cowgirl Up Wendy Bohling join WiC Director Sarah Thomas in Denver to discuss ways to combat sexual harassment in the workplace, help women advance and level the playing field.
Cisco Acquires AI Firm for $270M – CEO to Head Collaboration
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5/1/2018  |  Post a comment
Accompany CEO Amy Chang replaces Rowan Trollope, who's leaving to become CEO of another company.
Can AR/VR Make Real Money for SPs?
Breznick Unbound  | 
4/30/2018  |  Post a comment
In a Big Communications Event panel, AR and VR experts will examine whether immersive media experiences offer realistic new revenue opportunities for service providers.
Matrixx Founder Creates Her Own Culture
Mentor Monday  | 
4/30/2018  |  1 comment
When Jennifer Kyriakakis didn't like the culture of the large company that acquired the business she was working for, she broke away and created her own with a focus on innovation.
Eurobites: Fiber Up or Fade Away, Ofcom Tells BT
News Analysis  | 
4/27/2018  |  Post a comment
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Comings and goings at Telecom Italia; Orange active in Africa; Proximus hits 2.94 Gbit/s in 5G trial; Facebook CTO gets a UK grilling.
WiCipedia: Female Founders Find Funding & Automotive Careers for Women
WiCipedia  | 
4/27/2018  |  Post a comment
This week in our WiC roundup: The NY Times' first female CIO; female founders get funding; women are needed in connected car jobs; and more.
WiC Leading Lights 2018 Finalists: Female-Led Startup to Watch
Que Sera Sarah  | 
4/26/2018  |  Post a comment
Libelium and Movandi and their founders are pioneering new technologies that are already changing the game for IoT and 5G, respectively, making them startups you want to keep an eye on in 2018 and beyond.
Hollywood Producer Talks Cosby, Caution & Cable
Women in Comms Introduction Videos  | 
4/25/2018  |  Post a comment
Executive Producer Janet Leahy shares her story with WiC, offers advice for the cable industry to better support women and gives us a sneak preview of what she's working on next.
Verizon on Drag & Drop Automation
LRTV Documentaries  | 
4/23/2018  |  Post a comment
Verizon's Srilakshmi Valisammagari addresses the operators' efforts to deliver automation to enterprise customers via Verizon Service Designer.
How Do You Future-Proof the Last Mile?
MariNation  | 
4/23/2018  |  Post a comment
Time to gaze into the crystal ball.
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?
News Analysis  | 
4/19/2018  |  2 comments
Even though IBM is turning around its long revenue decline, the stock fell hard on Wednesday.
Women of Wall Street CEO Offers Discrimination Solutions
Women in Comms Introduction Videos  | 
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
News Analysis  | 
4/17/2018  |  1 comment
Democrat and Ajit Pai critic stepping down ahead of her term's end.
Verizon Closes the Loop on Virtual Services
News Analysis  | 
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
News Analysis  | 
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.
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Matrixx VP Outlines Her Career-Making, Changing Skills

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Technology can be learned, but critical thinking, decision making and verbal communication are the career-making skills that are transferable and crucial in a digital transformation, says Jennifer Kyriakakis, Matrixx Software's co-founder and VP of marketing.
Women in Comms Introduction Videos
Parallel Wireless Founder Reflects on Tech

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Parallel Wireless is focused on making networks more flexible under the guidance of Co-Founder and VP of Development Kaitki Agarwal, who shares her thoughts on the industry's most game-changing technologies – past, present and future – as well as offering advice for other female founders with a great idea.
Women in Comms Introduction Videos
Fujitsu's Sales Director: Be Your Own Champion

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Heidi Westbrook, Fujitsu's director of ICP and North American Carrier Sales, shares the secrets to advancing in comms with a work/life balance in tact, including networking, self-advocacy, unapologetically pursuing the next step and more.
Women in Comms Introduction Videos
Infinera's Treseder: Be Seen, Be Heard, Be Decisive

5|30|18   |   6:50   |   (0) comments


Lori Treseder, director of mechanical engineering at Infinera, discusses everything from improving power in the data center to empowering young women to pursue technical careers in the comms industry.
Women in Comms Introduction Videos
Metaswitch VP Talks IMS & Career Refreshes

5|23|18   |   5:12   |   (0) comments


Service providers are refreshing their IMS and looking for real cloud native IMS functions, according to Micaela Giuhat, Metaswitch's VP of product management, Cloud Native Core, who shares her thoughts on everything from container-based approach to VNFs to her experiences and advice as a leading woman in comms.
LRTV Documentaries
AT&T's BCE Keynote: 5G & SDN Worlds Colliding

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At the Big Communications Event (BCE) 2018 event in Austin, Melissa Arnoldi, president of Technology and Operations at AT&T, spoke about AT&T's path to 5G and the important role software plays. 5G will eventually have a significant impact on how businesses work and how they engage with their customers.
LRTV Documentaries
Leading Lights 2018

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A recap of the 14th annual Leading Lights Awards in Austin, TX. Congratulations to all the winners!
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WiC Panel: Combatting Sexual Harassment in Denver

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Executive Producer Janet Leahy, President of Arrow Solutions Kathy Boelter, CEO of Women of Wall Street Karen Ashworth Macfarlane and the Founder and CEO of Corporate Cowgirl Up Wendy Bohling join Women in Comms Director Sarah Thomas in Denver to discuss ways to combat sexual harassment in the workplace, help women advance and level the playing field.
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Hollywood Producer Talks Cosby, Caution & Cable

4|25|18   |   5:16   |   (0) comments


Executive Producer Janet Leahy shares her story with WiC, offers advice for the cable industry to better support women and gives us a sneak preview of what she's working on next.
LRTV Documentaries
Verizon on Drag & Drop Automation

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DALLAS -- Automation Everywhere -- Srilakshmi Valisammagari, senior technologist & strategist - SDN/NFV Innovations for Verizon, addresses the operators' efforts to deliver automation to enterprise customers via Verizon Service Designer. Valisammagari says Verizon Service Designer simplifies the process flow -- from service design to implementation to provisioning ...
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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.