Digital transformation in Telecommunications

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The Journey to 5G
A path to Excellent Connectivity


As telecommunications companies transform to digital service and content providers, they increasingly leverage the cloud to engage with their customers, enhance their products, optimize their operations, and empower their employees.

With this fifth generation of wireless communication, we will realize the full communication needs for this new paradigm. It’s all about creating networks that are capable of being an agile platform for new applications and new services, while operating this all in a sustainable and cost efficient way.


September 11, 2018

 

Join us in Brussels for a full-day Executive Briefing to explore how Microsoft can help power your digital transformation – the path from vision to execution, from new business models to technology enablers, from on-premise to Cloud, from data-driven business to data privacy laws.

In this invitation-only Executive Briefings, we will also explore the current state of digital transformation in Communications through customer examples, provide technology updates and, together with you, create the opportunity for dialogue amongst industry leaders.

We look forward to welcoming you to the Microsoft EBC in Brussels as we seek to ‘Empower every person and every organization on the planet to achieve more’!

›› Agenda


10:00 - 10:45 | Telecom Industry POV
10:00 - 10:45 | - Industry trends
10:00 - 10:45 | - Security and GDPR
10:45 - 11:45 | Review of Telco Cloud
10:45 - 11:45 | - Cloudification of the Network
10:45 - 11:45 | - Implications for 5G
10:45 - 11:45 | - Impacts on  IOT and Digital Media workloads
11:45 - 12.30 | Delivering CX as a Digital Disruptor
11:45 - 12.30 | - Lessons learned from the industry
11:45 - 12.30 | - What to do differently
11:45 - 12.30 | - Success stories on leading innovation instead of replicating others
12:30 - 13:30 | Lunch
13:30 - 14:30 | Understand cloudification of the network
13:30 - 14:30 | - Microsoft Research perspective
13:30 - 14:30 | - Breaking down 4G/5G network topology
13:30 - 14:30 | - to understand cloud opportunity
13:30 - 14:30 | - EPC as a Service on Azure
14:30 - 15:00 | Skype / Teams evolution
14:30 - 15:00 | - Skype for Business transition to Teams
14:30 - 15:00 | - Impacts on Telecoms related to how Teams connects
14:30 - 15:00 | - to operator networks
14:30 - 15:00 | - Direct Routing
15:00 - 16:00 | AI and Bots
15:00 - 16:00 | - Overview of Microsoft offerings
15:00 - 16:00 | - Review of select customer stories
15:00 - 16:00 | - How to handle compete scenarios
16:00 - 16:30 | Roundtable Discussion


 

›› Who should attend

These workshops are intended for senior business executives from telecommunication companies in EMEA. Please apply early, attendee numbers will be strictly limited to create an environment for an exchange of thoughts and for the exploration of joint opportunities.



›› Featured speakers

Rick Lievano
Worldwide Director of Industry Technology Strategy

Rikke Helms
WW Managing Director Telecommunications

Eric Troup
CTO, Media & Telecommunications Industry

Daniel Zini
EMEA Telco Industry Lead Business Applications

Bozidar Radunovic
Researcher at Microsoft

Matthew Quelch
Operator Development



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