Alex Leslie

Alex Leslie

Alex was Founder and CEO of the Global Billing Association (GBA), a trade body focused on the communications sector. He is a sought after speaker and chairman at leading industry conferences, and is widely published in communications magazines around the world. Until it closed, he was Contributing Editor, OSS/BSS for Connected Planet. He is publisher of DisruptiveViews and previously BillingViews.

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No Future Currently – in payments

Written by on May 17, 2012 in BillingViews, Opinion with 0 Comments

NFC as the cornerstone of mobile payments is in serious question – so where does NFC fit, naturally.

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The Payments Puzzle

Written by on May 17, 2012 in BillingViews, Opinion with 0 Comments

The landscape for payments, the players and the problems. View more presentations from BillingViews

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NFC Survey – where does NFC belong?

NFC Survey – where does NFC belong?

Written by on May 17, 2012 in BillingViews, Opinion with 0 Comments

The industry is divided on whether NFC is the foundation of mobile payments, …. or much more. BillingViews asked the industry.

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Angry Birds and the Wisdom within

Written by on May 16, 2012 in BillingViews, Opinion with 0 Comments

Say you are a member of the close-knit community of approximately 40 million people who play Angry Birds each month. You are therefore one of 40 million people who understand the intuitive nature of a) in-app billing and b) how easy it should be for operators to capture the billing market. Billing, not so long […]

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Timeless Interview with IT Director – mid Transformation

Written by on May 16, 2012 in BillingViews, News with 0 Comments

BillingViews talked to a senior IT Director at a North American carrier. He was in the middle of a major system conversion. The billing system had been built in-house many years previously and the reluctance to change was huge. But, as the business expanded and developed multiple services the flaws began to show. There was no […]

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Interview with an Advertising Man – at a Telco

Written by on May 16, 2012 in BillingViews, News with 0 Comments

First published in 2011 BillingViews had the opportunity to catch up with a communications professional that has experience of billing vendor, media and service provider environments. He was involved in conversations some years ago about how to monetise new services. We started talking about advertising – an area that he is currently focused on. It […]

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The Real Place for NFC

Written by on May 16, 2012 in BillingViews, Opinion with 0 Comments

The industry is divided on whether NFC is the cornerstone of mobile payments, or something much bigger. BillingViews decided to ask the decision makers.   NFC Infographic publish

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NFC – and the Difference between Payments and Commerce

Written by on May 16, 2012 in BillingViews, Opinion with 0 Comments

Sometimes phrases escape that shouldn’t. John Donohoe, CEO of eBay almost certainly wishes his comment that NFC stands for ‘not for commerce’ had been kept locked up. It went viral in a ‘let’s make a headline/host a webinar/write a story’ based on a controversial phrase kind of way. Such a webinar took place yesterday. This time the phrase was […]

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Billing in Bern

Written by on May 16, 2012 in BillingViews, News with 0 Comments

Talking to operators about billing is completely different to talking to anyone else about billing. Journalists are hugely influenced by the press releases and the reports they receive, full of promises and growth. Vendors have a job to do, which includes pushing their products and visions of the future. Operators have the worst job, they […]

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M2M Business Opportunities

Written by on May 16, 2012 in BillingViews, Opinion with 0 Comments

Presented at the ETIS Billing Working Group 19 April 2012.   M2M for slideshare View more presentations from BillingViews

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