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WiCipedia: Best Places to Work & Restroom Lines Tell All
WiCipedia  | 
1/19/2018  |  Post a comment
This week in our WiC roundup: VC sees a slow influx of women; new tech hubs offer jobs but no minority takers; the best companies to work for in 2018; and more.
Congress, Courts Ready to Rumble With FCC
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1/17/2018  |  Post a comment
Five things you need to know.
Cisco at CES: Creating the Self-Managing Network
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1/16/2018  |  Post a comment
At CES, Cisco SVP and GM of the service provider business Yvette Kanouff talks about how operators can transition toward more automated operations.
WiCipedia: Bots Gone Wild at CES & Another Google Lawsuit
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1/12/2018  |  Post a comment
This week in our WiC roundup: CES makes waves with keynote additions and scandalous bots; former Google engineer James Damore strikes back; how to buck the brogrammers; and more.
Clark Quite the Catch for Troubled Synchronoss
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1/10/2018  |  3 comments
Synchronoss has had something of a nightmare in the past 12 months but has still managed to hire an experienced and well connected CMO – that can only help during what could be a tricky 2018.
Sigfox Sheds More Senior Staff, Including North America CEO
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1/8/2018  |  2 comments
The exodus of senior managers from Sigfox continues, with the CEO of its North American business among the latest to leave.
Comcast Also Cuts Jobs, AT&T Faces Lawsuit
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1/5/2018  |  Post a comment
Philadelphia press reports Comcast cut 500 sales jobs in what companies calls a reorganization, as CWA sues AT&T over its job cuts.
Automation's Advocates in Downsizing Denial
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1/5/2018  |  Post a comment
It is time the industry faced up to the upheaval that automation will create.
WiCipedia: Brotopia Shocks, Revolar Protects & CES Disappoints
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1/5/2018  |  2 comments
This week in our WiC roundup: A forthcoming book about Silicon Valley life is more than a bit shocking; CES is lacking in female keynoters; a new gadget keeps women safe on the go; and more.
WiC Radio: Sigma CTO Talks Transformations
Que Sera Sarah  | 
1/4/2018  |  1 comment
Join Sigma Systems CTO Catherine Michel on January 11 for an inside look at transforming your network, operations and company culture to compete in the digital era.
AT&T Doles Out End-of-Year Pink Slips
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1/2/2018  |  10 comments
The story about year-end bonuses was a better one.
WiCipedia: Edtech Wins, Bitcoin Bros & Looking Towards 2018
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12/22/2017  |  1 comment
This week in our WiC roundup: Women reign in edtech; harassment repercussion laws shift; high hopes for 2018; and more.
What Cable's Ethernet Gains Mean
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12/21/2017  |  Post a comment
NEW YORK, 11/30/2017 – Vertical Systems Research Director Erin Dunne examines the impact of cable's continuing share gains in the Ethernet services market and entrance into the SD-WAN market.
Boingo & Sprint: Take Challenges Head-On
Women in Comms Introduction Videos  | 
12/20/2017  |  Post a comment
PRAGUE -- Lauren de la Fuente, vice president of marketing and communications at Boingo Wireless, and Terri Reintjes, director of architecture strategy at Sprint, reflect on how their experience as women in the telecom industry has changed over the last 30 years and where there's still room for improvement.
Slideshow: Signs & Celebs for Net Neutrality
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12/15/2017  |  1 comment
A photo tour of the net neutrality rally outside the FCC.
WiCipedia: Cryptocurrency & a Sexism Code Word
WiCipedia  | 
12/15/2017  |  4 comments
This week in our WiC roundup: Where are the women in cryptocurrency?; female CEOs tell tales of being pushed out of tech; international telecom companies make big moves for women; and more.
Qualcomm's Hayashi on Re-Imagining the AI Revolution
Mentor Monday  | 
12/11/2017  |  Post a comment
Qualcomm's Kathy Herring Hayashi addresses advancements in AI and its impact on job opportunities, how women in communications can both identify and become mentors, and offers her advice for young women considering a career in STEM.
Eurobites: Nokia COO Leaves After Just 9 Months in Job
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12/11/2017  |  Post a comment
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Ericsson trials LAA with SingTel; WiFi Internet boost in Lagos; VEON exec heads to Digicel; BT's new legal eagle.
WiCipedia: Fashionable Coding & Netflix/SAS Lead Innovation Race
WiCipedia  | 
12/8/2017  |  Post a comment
This week in our WiC roundup: Big names in fashion take over coding programs; Netflix leads race for innovation; how #metoo scandals affect tech and telecom; and more.
Telecom Industry Falling Short on 5G Architecture Challenges – HR Analyst
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12/6/2017  |  2 comments
Operators may have to look beyond traditional standards bodies and vendors for answers to questions about 5G system architecture.
Eurobites: Nokia Lands Analytics Deal in Nigeria
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12/5/2017  |  Post a comment
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Ericsson extends UK managed services deal; Vodafone cozies up to SoftBank, chooses Huawei's OpenStack offering; ETSI forms augmented reality group.
Skilled Women Can Fuel Tech Growth
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12/4/2017  |  1 comment
LONDON, 12/4/2017 – There are skill shortages in many emerging technology areas, making it more important to attract and train women, notes Carolyn Dawson.
WiCipedia: Apple's Diversity Dilemma & Women Have Tech Edge, Study Finds
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12/1/2017  |  Post a comment
This week in our WiC roundup: Watch your words to avoid the chopping block; Valley-ites expand to less tech-centric locales; LinkedIn works to close the STEM gap early; and more.
Sigma's Michel: Digital Economy Demands Inclusion
Women in Comms Introduction Videos  | 
11/28/2017  |  Post a comment
Companies need to include women and minorities in product/service creation or miss out on huge audience segments in the digital economy.
Startup's President on Squashing Self-Imposed Setbacks
Mentor Monday  | 
11/27/2017  |  3 comments
128 Technology President Susan Johnston shares her lessons learned from participating in mentoring programs, how to be your own best advocate, and how women in comms can 'change the game for other women' in small and large ways.
Equinix CMO: Embrace the Edge of Your Comfort Zone
Women in Comms Introduction Videos  | 
11/22/2017  |  1 comment
Equinix's Sara Baack hopes the increased visibility of recent tech scandals will be the impetus for lasting change.
Meg Whitman Stepping Down as HPE CEO
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11/21/2017  |  3 comments
Antonio Neri prepares to take over in February 2018 as Meg Whitman ends her 6-year tenure as HPE chief executive.
Memo to Telcos: NYC Has an RFI for You
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11/20/2017  |  3 comments
The Big Apple is ready to barter with telecom companies, and others, for the city's broadband future.
WiCipedia: Herstory, Apple Diversity Stagnates & Queen Bees
WiCipedia  | 
11/17/2017  |  Post a comment
This week in our WiC roundup: Apple's diversity efforts fall flat; Uber under fire again for not protecting passengers; women in tech in China break glass ceiling; and more.
Sprint's McClendon – Building for the Future, Learning From the Past
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11/16/2017  |  Post a comment
Sprint's Ginger McClendon talks about how the future of network design will evolve with the advent of 5G.
Sprint's McClendon – Trust Your Inner Voice
Women in Comms Introduction Videos  | 
11/14/2017  |  1 comment
NEW YORK -- Sprint's McClendon explains why listening to your inner voice makes all the difference in navigating the tech and comms industries.
UNH-IOL Director on Plugfests & Career Pivots
Mentor Monday  | 
11/13/2017  |  Post a comment
UNH-IOL Director Erica Johnson explains how she balances the technology and business goals of the UNH-IOL, makes STEM opportunities at the lab a priority for high-school students and why women should be comfortable pivoting in their careers.
Broadband Fee Fight Gets Messy at the FCC
News Analysis  | 
11/10/2017  |  6 comments
With fiber deployments ratcheting up and 5G on the horizon, what's the right model for charging fees to install telecom equipment in public rights-of-way? The FCC wants to figure it out fast.
WiCipedia: Girls Code, Valley Shame & GE's Big Plan
WiCipedia  | 
11/10/2017  |  1 comment
This week in our WiC roundup: Women in tech are finally reaching the small screen; kids take over teaching; techies are starting to feel self-conscious; and more.
Pics: AT&T Summit Embraces Risky Business
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11/6/2017  |  Post a comment
AT&T unveiled a new AI platform, microservices supplier program, all-weather drone and more at the first AT&T Summit for its business customers.
WiCipedia: Momism, Lead With Values & Demand Equality
WiCipedia  | 
11/3/2017  |  Post a comment
This week in our WiC roundup: 'Momism' puts mothers at a disadvantage; lead with values when opening shop; telecom industry comes in last for diversity; and more.
AT&T Declares the New Microservices World Order
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11/3/2017  |  Post a comment
AT&T unveiled its microservices supplier program this week, which enables the carrier to create customized enterprise apps by combining microservices.
Time for Women to Demand Equality – Panel
News Analysis  | 
11/2/2017  |  1 comment
Women should no longer ask for equal treatment or fairness. It's time to insist, say Women in Comms panelists.
Pace of Change Is the Biggest Challenge – Sigma CTO Michel
Women in Comms Introduction Videos  | 
11/2/2017  |  Post a comment
LONDON -- Sigma Systems works to help CSPs become digital service providers, and that means tracking not just technology but many other trends and expectations.
AT&T's Stine: Driving the Data That Fuels Business Success
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11/2/2017  |  1 comment
Steve Stine's new job focuses on making sure business units have they data they need in the structure and place they need it.
AT&T's Chow: Work-Life Balance Is Bogus
Mentor Monday  | 
10/30/2017  |  3 comments
AT&T's Anne Chow discusses her leadership philosophy, approach to navigating business transformations and why she thinks more women should pursue the C-suite.
WiCipedia: #MeToo Hits the Valley & WiC Goes to London
WiCipedia  | 
10/27/2017  |  Post a comment
This week in our WiC roundup: 02 offers senior-level returnships; meet a 'future me'; and 'Don't make money for a**holes.'
Vendors, Get Used to Life Under Open Source
News Analysis  | 
10/24/2017  |  1 comment
AT&T thinks open source software is here to stay, and that means some vendors will have to reinvent their business models.
VentureLabs' Balcom Brings Marketing Strategy to Startups
Mentor Monday  | 
10/23/2017  |  Post a comment
As Executive in Residence for VentureLabs, Virginia Balcom helps startups hone their marketing strategy – a critical, but often overlooked step in product and market validation.
People in Comms, This WiC Event Is For You!
Que Sera Sarah  | 
10/23/2017  |  Post a comment
Join Women in Comms on Nov. 1 in London for a luncheon geared towards men and how they can be important allies for women in the workplace.
WiCipedia: Gender Editors, Twitter Reform & How to Be Decent
WiCipedia  | 
10/20/2017  |  Post a comment
This week in our WiC roundup: The New York Times creates a new diversity position; Instagram's COO advises 'get your foot in the door'; sexism scandals rile Hollywood and Sacramento; and more.
Pai's FCC Raises Alarms at Competitive Carriers
News Analysis  | 
10/16/2017  |  10 comments
The FCC chair could mean bad news for Net Neutrality and interconnection disputes, panelists at Incompas say.
Is US Lurching Back to Monopoly Status?
News Analysis  | 
10/16/2017  |  10 comments
Ranking Democrat on key House committee warns that new attitudes in DC go beyond concern to 'worry' status and need action now.
AT&T's Knight on Fostering Resiliency & Diversity
Mentor Monday  | 
10/16/2017  |  Post a comment
AT&T's Marachel Knight shares her insight on how she developed resiliency in the face of challenges, and how cohesive teams helped her overcome those obstacles.
WiC Panel: The Upside of Sexism Scandals
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10/13/2017  |  Post a comment
Recent scandals at large tech companies show the industry's problems treating women fairly, but also reveal much less public tolerance of sexism.
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Cisco at CES: Creating the Self-Managing Network

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Forget the self-driving car, Cisco is aiming for the self-managed network – one where machine learning and automation propel both innovation and efficiency. At CES, Cisco SVP and GM of the service provider business Yvette Kanouff talks about how operators can transition toward more automated operations, and also why the annual consumer electronics show is ...
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What Cable's Ethernet Gains Mean

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NEW YORK, 11/30/2017 – Vertical Systems Research Director Erin Dunne examines the impact of cable's continuing share gains in the Ethernet services market and entrance into the SD-WAN market.
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Boingo & Sprint: Take Challenges Head-On

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PRAGUE -- Lauren de la Fuente, vice president of marketing and communications at Boingo Wireless, and Terri Reintjes, director of architecture strategy at Sprint, reflect on how their experience as women in the telecom industry has changed over the last 30 years and where there's still room for improvement -- whether it's in supporting more diverse teams or ...
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Skilled Women Can Fuel Tech Growth

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LONDON, 12/4/2017 – There are skill shortages in many emerging technology areas, such as artificial intelligence, notes Carolyn Dawson, managing director of the TMT unit for KNect 365, an Informa business. Attracting and training more women to the tech field will help the industry grow faster and better explore a broader range of possibilities. Dawson heads the ...
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Sigma's Michel: Digital Economy Demands Inclusion

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In a digital economy, a company's success is based on its relationship with the end user and the experience that customer has in using a product or service, says Sigma Systems CTO Catherine Michel, speaking as a panelist at Light Reading's Women in Communications luncheon in London earlier this month. A male-dominated environment will miss out on key aspects of ...
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Equinix CMO: Embrace the Edge of Your Comfort Zone

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DENVER -- The tech industry is a vibrant, fast-paced place to be, but the industry could benefit from institutional changes to support more diversity, says Equinix CMO Sara Baack. Recent scandals have brought to light the need for more diversity, and Baack hopes this increased visibility will be the impetus for lasting change. In leadership, Baack encourages her ...
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Sprint's McClendon – Building for the Future, Learning From the Past

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NEW YORK -- Sprint's Director of Technology Innovation & Architecture - Strategy, Planning and Development, Ginger McClendon, talks about how the future of network design will evolve with the advent of 5G and distributed architectures, while explaining the importance of learning from cellular surprises of the past.
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Sprint's McClendon – Trust Your Inner Voice

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NEW YORK -- Sprint's Director of Technology Innovation & Architecture - Strategy, Planning and Development, Ginger McClendon, explains that while she's noticed more women at tech conferences, the telecom industry can still be a difficult place for women to break into and continues to have a culture of being cutthroat. McClendon discusses why listening to her inner ...
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Pace of Change Is the Biggest Challenge – Sigma CTO Michel

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LONDON -- Sigma Systems works to help CSPs become digital service providers, and that means tracking not just technology but many other trends and expectations, says CTO Catherine Michel. The biggest challenge today is doing all of that at a much faster pace than ever before.
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Sprint's Stark on Stepping Out of the Comfort Zone

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DENVER, 10/5/2017 – Jill Stark, region president of enterprise sales for Sprint, shares her approach to leading a diverse team. In addition, Stark addresses the importance of seeking out mentors, and encourages women in the communications industry to take risks and step out of their comfort zone in order to meet their career goals.
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Ovum's Rehak on IoT Business Cases

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LONDON, 9/26/2017 – At the recent Digital Futures event in London, Alexandra Rehak, IoT practice head at research house Ovum, talks about the ways in which network operators could generate new revenues from IoT.
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How Cisco Works With UK Startups

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LONDON, 9/21/2017 – At Ovum's Digital Futures conference, Scot Gardner, CEO of Cisco UK & Ireland, explains how the networking giant is working with UK scale-ups.