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The dangers of direct operator billing without identity authentication

The dangers of direct operator billing without identity authentication

Written by on August 17, 2017 in Billing & Payments, Guest Blog with 0 Comments

With the focus on delivering a frictionless user experience for customers, direct operator billing (DOB) is becoming more popular for Over the Top (OTT) services. In the US, for example, Comcast and Netflix customers can opt to have their Netflix charges presented on their Comcast bill. In the UK, Spotify has a similar arrangement with […]

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How analytics and big data is helping to shape the ‘beautiful’ game

How analytics and big data is helping to shape the ‘beautiful’ game

Written by on August 17, 2017 in Guest Blog with 0 Comments

Modern football is huge business. Every season millions of fans take their seats in stadiums, pubs and homes up and down the country to witness excitement and entertainment unrivalled in any other medium. It also seems to get bigger every season. We live in an era of £200m transfer fees, £500m sponsorship deals and Television […]

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How do you go about creating preferred innovation futures?

How do you go about creating preferred innovation futures?

Written by on August 16, 2017 in Guest Blog with 0 Comments

PathFinder4 Ecosystem Expert and Influencer, Andrew Vorster explains how to create preferred innovation futures. For years now I have cringed when someone introduces me as a “Futurist”. Thanks to media attention, marketing hype and the proliferation of snake-oil- salesmen, the once respected academic discipline of foresight now conjures up images of mystics and shamans and […]

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Inking the future – tattoos go high-tech and you won’t believe how!

Inking the future – tattoos go high-tech and you won’t believe how!

Written by on August 14, 2017 in Features, Guest Blog with 0 Comments

No longer considered a social or professional taboo tattoos have, by and large, become a mainstream concept that is now considered commonplace both publicly and in the workplace. The U.S. Food and Drug Administration currently estimates that 45 million Americans sport a tattoo, with more women than men wearing ink in their skin. Much of […]

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How to use analytics in the fight against fraud

How to use analytics in the fight against fraud

Written by on August 3, 2017 in Guest Blog with 0 Comments

The telecoms sector is expanding its services around the world with faster connections and more connected devices. However, new services create not just new revenue opportunities but also associated risks for operators. The challenge is to secure the upside, while at the same time, minimise potential losses incurred via fraudulent activity. One of the main […]

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Telcos going digital is great – but not always for the telcos!

Telcos going digital is great – but not always for the telcos!

Written by on July 6, 2017 in Guest Blog with 0 Comments

Telecommunication providers all have a digital strategy and are assuming that evolving to digital will help them generate new revenues and capture market share. These same telcos have enabled over the top players (OTT) to access to their subscriber base by providing that last mile connectivity, through mobile and broadband services. These same telcos have […]

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The risks of the ICO: why Ethereum suffered the flash crash

The risks of the ICO: why Ethereum suffered the flash crash

Written by on June 30, 2017 in Guest Blog with 0 Comments

The cryptocurrency space has been gripped by the ICO (Initial Coin Offering) craze, with many offerings raising tens of millions of dollars in minutes. But the success of ICOs has little to do with advancing the cause of cryptocurrencies as a decentralized key to freedom from central bank tyranny, and more to do with good […]

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Cyber security has become a C level priority

Cyber security has become a C level priority

Written by on May 23, 2017 in Guest Blog with 0 Comments

Security executives are under increasing pressure to keep sensitive networks, systems and data safe from threats which are rapidly increasing in both frequency as well as complexity. It’s no surprise, then, that CSOs and CISOs often find themselves in the hot seat when it comes to the topic of cyber security. Their roles are changing along […]

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Media: what to do when TV viewing drops 55% in one year

Media: what to do when TV viewing drops 55% in one year

Written by on April 25, 2017 in Guest Blog with 0 Comments

The percentage of consumers who prefer watching TV shows on television sets plummeted by 55% over the past year, from 52% to 23%, according to findings from Accenture’s 2017 Digital Consumer Survey, signalling an accelerating shift in digital video market consumer behavior. The global online survey of 26,000 consumers in 26 countries reports that consumers […]

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Autonomous vehicles can make the world a better place, right?

Autonomous vehicles can make the world a better place, right?

Written by on March 15, 2017 in Guest Blog with 0 Comments

There is a growing killer on our streets, killing more Americans each year than cancer or gun violence. Every year 33,000 Americans die in automobile accidents. Around the world that number ramps up to 1.2 million. Human error causes over 90% of those accidents. Computer-run autonomous vehicles have the potential to make the world a […]

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