Category: Meeting Debriefs

MEETING RECAP: IoT in Retail

Author: Telecom Council staff  During a super wet week, the IoT Forum held our meeting on IoT in Retail. Our meeting was hosted by Nokia in Sunnyvale, and the presentations and discussions revolved around how to use connected devices, cloud services, and analytics to improve the retail experience. Although our...

MEETING RECAP: Smart Cities

Author: Telecom Council staff The IoT Forum held its last meeting of the year on December 6, tackling the subject of Smart Cities. The meeting brought together speakers including City IT Managers, platform vendors, SIs, and innovators with new devices or solutions. We were hosted by Itron, which purchased the...

MEETING RECAP: ComTech Forum on Network Transformation

Author: Telecom Council Staff   It was smoky week in Silicon Valley as the Camp Fire still burned in the Sierra. Although our thoughts were with those suffering from the fires, our topic was Network Transformation as we sheltered inside the relatively clean air of HPE’s Executive Briefing Center in...

MEETING RECAP: IoT Forum on Predictive Maintenance

Author: Telecom Council Staff   The IoT Forum gathered to discuss the subject of Predictive Maintenance (PM) in the industrial Internet of Things. Our meeting was kindly hosted by Nokia in Sunnyvale, and we braved the traffic and thick, smoky air to hear from some great speakers and companies offering...

MEETING RECAP: Next Gen Wireless

Author: Derek Kerton, Chairman, Telecom Council The Council held a meeting on Next Gen wireless, where the goal was not only to talk about the obvious roadmap, 5G, but to also discuss and hear from companies and researchers who are proposing alternate futures, where we deviate from 3GPP or IEEE...