Digital Transformation World Series 2021 Updates

(Sponsored by Ericsson)

October 14, 2021

Jan Karlsson, SVP, Head of Business Area Digital Services at Ericsson

October 13, 2021

  • How to respond to the growing demands and expectations from customers for a better customer experience
  • How to build a digital experience with unique capabilities
  • How to plan for change, tuning, optimization and adaptation in an agile way
  • How to measure change to deliver the right customer experience, and how to know when you’re making an impact
Meeting Your Customer’s Expectations with Pre-Paid Transformation
digital-transformation-world-series-2021
Shailin Sehgal, Telstra
digital-transformation-world-series-2021
Shailin Sehgal, Telstra

What were the results of this Telstra and Ericsson pre-paid mobile transformation case study?

Digital Transformation World Series 2021

October 11, 2021

C-Level Interview with Jan Karlsson, SVP, Head of Business Area Digital Services at Ericsson
  • What lessons we’ve already learned from 4G into 5G
  • Where we are starting to see early signs that 5G services are being monetized in a positive way
  • What is critical for monetizing the value of 5G
  • What opportunities are around the corner for network slicing
  • How we, as an industry, can maximize our potential
C-Level Interview with Jan Karlsson, SVP, Head of Business Area Digital Services at Ericsson

Timestamps for Interview Questions:

Here are a few more notable quotes I pulled from Jan Karlsson’s video interview:

C-Level Interview with Jan Karlsson, SVP, Head of Business Area Digital Services at Ericsson

September 29, 2021

digital-transformation-world-series-2021
digital-transformation-world-series-2021

To summarize:

I selected four questions and answers from the interview to share with you below.

O-RAN is a hot topic at the moment. In your opinion, where are we on the hype-cycle curve for O-RAN?

digital-transformation-world-series-2021
peo-lehto-digital-transformation-2021

Service Management and Orchestration (SMO) is a complex area. What role does O-RAN standardization play in improving multi-vendor interworking and reducing complexity?

Peo, you have been very active in OSC. From Ericsson’s perspective, what role do you think the OSC plays in contributing towards SMO platform software?

What do you see as some of the important use cases for rApps?

How important is it that the SMO uses open interfaces and APIs? What are the benefits of having an open R1 interface between the rApps and SMO services towards the RAN?

September 23, 2021

  • How do the 5G B2B co-operation models differ from earlier models?
  • How to develop a shared platform where partners can collaborate, co-create, co-sell and co-market with each other.
  • How to shift the business model to create revenues with exponential growth potential.
  • Aligning business objectives to share in the risks and rewards of monetization efforts.
  • We need to make the system across OSS, BSS, core and radio work as a platform that enables the innovation and the deployment of new services.
  • We need to be brave and dynamic in our partnering, and invest in partnerships where it makes sense.
  • Above all, we need to make sure that what we are delivering through this ecosystem makes sense to the end customer ~ and to keep this as our north star.”

The pandemic has reminded us of the value of connectivity. — Nik Willetts, CEO, TM Forum

Digital Transformation World Series 2021
Digital Transformation World Series 2021

No one is big enough to do this on their own. How do we co-create together? Let’s be the ecosystem and be partners in order to meet the continuously changing demands of the customers. — Ruza Sabanovic, EVP & CTO, Telenor

Digital Transformation World Series 2021
Digital Transformation World Series 2021

We no longer work in the board room. We work in the bedroom, the living room, and the kitchen. Connectivity matters more than ever. The modern telco must deliver new services and security. — Keri Gilder, CEO, Colt Technology Services

Digital Transformation World Series 2021

September 20, 2021

Digital-Transformation-World-Series-2021
  • How to determine new business opportunities to seize with 5G
  • How to take advantage of new consumer and enterprise use cases
  • How to apply Ericsson’s flexible step-by-step approach to building a robust foundation for long-term success
  • Much more
  • September 23: Keynote — 5G Ecosystem Strategies: Is There a Winning Formula? (Jan Karlsson, Senior Vice President, Head of Business Area Digital Services, Ericsson)
  • September 29: AT&T and Ericsson will speak about service management and orchestration for Open-RAN.
  • September 29: Telia will discuss adopting a pragmatic approach to enterprise-wide IT and network automation.
  • October 13: Telstra and Ericsson will speak about Telstra’s pre-paid mobile transformation.
Digital-Transformation-World-Series-2021

--

--

Get the Medium app

A button that says 'Download on the App Store', and if clicked it will lead you to the iOS App store
A button that says 'Get it on, Google Play', and if clicked it will lead you to the Google Play store
Diana Adams

Tech journalist, Apple ACN, Digital Transformation, IoT, 5G, AI and the future of tech.