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Sigma at TM Forum Live! 2017: 3 Innovative Catalysts

Sigma Systems was thrilled to return to TM Forum Live! this year in Nice. An intensive, four-day schedule connected over 3,000 industry professionals in a unique, collaborative and innovative atmosphere – featuring over 250 industry-leading speakers, a tech expo and eight live events. In addition to these attractions, TM Forum Live! showcased 30 Catalysts. What are Catalysts?…

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Agile Business Done Right: 5 Best Practices for Agile B/OSS

“Many organizations assume complexity is inherent,” remarks Catherine Michel in her talk at the BCN 2017 Latam Summit.

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4 Profitable IOT Innovations – and Why CSPs Should Be Excited

4 Profitable IoT Innovations – and Why CSP’s Should Be Excited While we’re all aware of the objects that are commonly embedded with online capabilities – smartphones, computers, and so on – the sphere of digital connectivity is expanding ever-further; the border between “offline” and “online” is shrinking, and objects we’ve always thought of as…

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Tech Spotlight: 3 Innovative Projects by Leading CSPs in 2017

What does the word “disruption” mean to you? It’s undoubtedly laced with a few negative connotations: ideas of agitation, of forcing change, and of disturbing old ways of life all spring to mind. Nobody wants to be “disrupted,” especially if that disruption means they’ll have to drop their old business routines, rethink everything about them,…

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Reflections on Mobile World Congress

Looking back at Mobile World Congress, I was struck by how little focus there was on service provider operations or the underlying network.  More emphasis was on the connected services that operators can bring to customers on their end device, and the new business models they are looking to adopt and promote into the marketplace….

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You Won’t Admit It, But Your Order Fallout Rate Stinks

Along with another thing you may not want to acknowledge – that you continue to sink a significant amount of resources into traditional BSS/OSS applications and architectures with no end in sight. To make matters worse, your fallout rates never seem to improve, despite the promises made by traditional BSS/OSS vendors.  Throw in mounting pressure…

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Introducing Sigma Academy

At Sigma, we’re redesigning training – just for you. Sigma Academy is our first official learning platform, now available for both employee and customer access. We’ve expanded our current live instructor-led model to include the product training you need, on your own schedule. With your Sigma Academy license, you gain 24/7 access to our growing…

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Sigma Contributions to ETSI Advance NFV Reality

Telecoms networks are comprised of a wide array of proprietary hardware devices. Launching new services often means more devices, which requires locating the space and power to accommodate those appliances. However, this approach has become increasingly challenging and unsustainable. Hardware-based devices now have shorter and shorter life cycles due to rapid innovation, making the return…

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Dreams Can Come True: Catalog-driven 3.0 B/OSS Architecture

These days you can’t be a BSS/OSS architect without embracing the notion of catalog-driven applications. The promise of catalog-driven architecture pushes all the right buttons for most of us – the notion that you can define something in one place and then reuse it many times is compelling.  And it ought to be, if you…

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The 4 Rules Digital Service Providers Should Live By

When I consider how far internet technology has come in the last 16 years, one thing rings true. I no longer wait on hold for hours to find out what’s wrong with my internet service. However, when it comes to how I manage my account and activities, the single easiest way for me to ensure…

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