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  • TM Forum: CSP Cost-Cutting Moves Have Paid Off
    In a new report, TM Forum says service providers implemented cost-reduction measures early and are now producing positive revenue growth. Total revenue growth ranges from slightly negative to double-digit positive depending on market and region, with developing and emerging ...More
    August 27, 2009 Posted in News
  • TM Forum, CEVESYSTEMS Team for Sales Benchmarking
    TM Forum’s Business Benchmarking program has joined forces with CEVEYSYSTEMS to provide TM Forum members the opportunity to benchmark their sales organizations.“In today’s economy, sales excellence is especially critical to business success, so we are ...More
    August 24, 2009 Posted in News
  • TM Forum: Build Bridges Beyond ‘Dumb Pipes’
    TM Forum is warning service providers to start building bridges between where they are now and where they want to be in the digital economy of information, media and entertainment delivery. It’s part of a new TM Forum Insights report called "Strategic Transformation ...More
    July 28, 2009 Posted in News
  • Report: Billing Key to Profitability
    Many service providers are lagging in their ability to provide near real-time billing, according to a new report from TM Forum.The report, called “Winning in a Shrinking World: Significance of the Billing Metamorphosis,” shows that those service providers who ...More
    July 14, 2009 Posted in News, Billing
  • TM Forum Announces Certified Compliance Program
    TM Forum has announced the launch of a Certified Compliance Testing program. The new program offers reassurance to communications service providers seeking to future-proof their IT architecture through use of TM Forum’s proven and flexible set of Solution Frameworks ...More
    June 23, 2009 Posted in News
  • Personalization Pushes Billing to Become Butterfly
    Service providers have an excellent opportunity to take the lead in delivering individualized, or personalized, communications services, but the old adage applies that you have to spend money to make money. And according to a new report from Stratecast and the TM Forum, ...More
    June 10, 2009 By Tim McElligott Posted in Articles
  • Operational BI Key to Best-in-Class Performance
    If consumers survive our latest economic swing, they will benefit for a while from an almost universal recognition by businesses of the importance of their continued happiness. And to ensure they are keeping their customers happier than the competition which has come to the ...More
    May 27, 2009 By Tim McElligott Posted in Articles
  • Business Benchmarking: The Comm Industry’s Ruler
    By Martin Creaner, President, TM ForumBenchmarking is one of those terms that everyone has heard of, most people know is important, but very few have actually seen in action.While you might think of computer processors or servers being pitted against each other in ...More
    May 19, 2009 Posted in Articles
  • Industry Leaders Contemplate Future at T8 Summit
    Being part of the delivery and support infrastructure for the new digital economy and communications playground has been like being at a party without name tags — or maybe an eighth-grade social where the most significant exchange is a furtive glance. Either way, the ...More
    May 13, 2009 By Tim McElligott Posted in Articles
  • Furlongs per Fortnight: Measuring Success at Management World
    The TM Forum has many initiatives underway to help identify, codify and automate best practices and processes that make telecom and cable service providers as well as enterprises and defense contractors more streamlined and competitive. It even has a few underway designed ...More
    May 12, 2009 By Tim McElligott Posted in Articles