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By Eryn Leavens, Special Features & Copy Editor, 5/25/2018
This week in our WiCipedia roundup: VMware and Stanford collab; just hire more women already; Randi Zuckerberg's new book; and more.
By Sarah Thomas, Director, Women in Comms, 5/23/2018
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.
By Kelsey Kusterer Ziser, Editor, 5/22/2018
AUSTIN, Texas -- Big Communications Event - In American culture, self-promotion is often frowned upon but it's a very useful tool women can leverage in closing the ...
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By Paul Rainford, Assistant Editor, Europe, 5/21/2018
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: EE goes with Ericsson for subscriber analytics; du catches 5G fever; EU measures digital progress; Sky opens innovation center ...
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Dressed in identical waistcoats, Reliance Jio's three executives looked like some kind of alternative boy band when they appeared on stage at last week's Digital ...
By Sarah Thomas, Director, Women in Comms, 5/21/2018
AUSTIN -- BIG Communications Event -- It's still a challenge to find women for leadership roles in Silicon Valley, according to Matrixx Software's Jennifer ...
By Eryn Leavens, Special Features & Copy Editor, 5/18/2018
This week in our WiCipedia roundup: Announcing our three Leading Lights Awards winners; celebrating moms at work; men-only clubs think again; and more.
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By Kelsey Kusterer Ziser, Editor, 5/17/2018
AUSTIN, Texas -- Big Communications Event - Societal pressure is mounting for companies across industries to make diversity and inclusion (D&I) a real priority in ...
By Eryn Leavens, Special Features & Copy Editor, 5/11/2018
This week in our WiCipedia roundup: What's beyond Brotopia?; blockchain diversity is a priority; all-female teams; and more.
By Eryn Leavens, Special Features & Copy Editor, 5/4/2018
This week in our WiCipedia roundup: Chinese women hired to 'calm' programmers; diversity pays off for companies; are all-female panels good for women?; and more.
By Iain Morris, News Editor, 5/3/2018
Several weeks ago Finnish mobile operator Elisa confessed to having rinsed its network operations center (or NOC) clean of any human detritus. Its fully automated, ...
By Sarah Thomas, Director, Women in Comms, 5/3/2018
There's a special place in hell for women who don't help other women, according to Taylor Swift, among others... but there's a special place in the Leading Lights ...
By Sarah Thomas, Director, Women in Comms, 5/2/2018
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.
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Kaspersky: Data Breaches Cost Enterprises $1.23M
Scott Ferguson, Managing Editor, Light Reading, 5/25/2018
Between 2017 and 2018, the average cost to clean up a data breach in an ...
GDPR: SecurityNow's Need-to-Know Guide
Scott Ferguson, Managing Editor, Light Reading, 5/25/2018
Today marks the official beginning of the EU's General Data Protection Regulation ...
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Pay-TV Partnerships Could Ease OTT Overload
Alison Diana, Editor, Broadband World News, 5/25/2018
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Alison Diana, Editor, Broadband World News, 5/24/2018
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NFV Is Down but Not Out
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NFV has failed to live up to the original expectations five years after it was ...
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Iain Morris , News Editor , 3/14/2018
Telcos performing routine chores will be ripe for AI-based automation. But whose ...
TCS Pivots to Products, Plans M&A
Ray Le Maistre , Editor-in-Chief , 2/6/2018
Systems integration giant Tata Consultancy Services (TCS) is transforming itself ...
Light Reading's 2017 Survey of Women in Comms
Sarah Thomas , Director, Women in Comms , 9/18/2017
The results are in from Light Reading's first-of-its-kind survey, taking the ...
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