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Why good design is critical for good billing

Why good design is critical for good billing

Written by on August 25, 2017 in Billing & Payments, Guest Blog with 0 Comments

With all the controversies surrounding inaccurate bills and bill shock, the need to overhaul billing communications is increasingly well understood among organisations. However, this isn’t just a technical issue. Getting the design of a bill right makes the bill easier to understand, more attractive to read and results in real business benefits. Why taking a […]

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Why you should bank on Amazon getting into banking

Why you should bank on Amazon getting into banking

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

Could we soon be opening an Amazon bank account and getting loans and mortgages from the e-commerce giant? Reports earlier this year that Amazon was considering buying the US bank Capital One highlight the fact that controlling how we buy goods, as well as where we buy them, would make a great deal of sense […]

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Successful IoT networks will be defined by two simple words – speed and scale

Successful IoT networks will be defined by two simple words – speed and scale

Written by on August 21, 2017 in Guest Blog with 0 Comments

The Internet of Things is all about the connection of things, simply because we can. If that observation was true, we could simply string cable from one thing to next and declare victory. Job done. Sadly, it is not the case. Two elements of the IoT data deluge confound the rollout of those transformative implementations […]

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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 are helping to shape the ‘beautiful’ game

How analytics and big data are 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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