When you change the way you look at things, the things you look at change


March 18, 2022

There are three main approaches for implementing autonomous network operations driven individually by the automation tool vendors, the network element vendors, and the all-in-one OSS vendors. It is probable that the optimal path for a CSP will involve all three of these, depending on a CSP’s s ...


Nov. 3, 2021

I was delighted to chair an Ultra-Broadband Forum (UBBF) session on #autonomousnetworks at #ubbf2021 in Dubai during the week of 18 October. UBBF is a yearly executive-level invited event sponsored by the UN Broadband Commission for Sustainable Development and Huawei. This year t ...


May 3, 2021

This article evaluates the goals, philosophy, and implementation path of the Huawei Autonomous Driving Network product plan vision against industry criteria as established in the TM Forum Autonomous Networks vision, as articulated in its AN2.0 release from October 2020. This paper builds on the f ...


Jan. 4, 2021

2020 was a year of reacting for Communications Software, OSS/BSS, and operations, not planning, not dreaming, just reacting to the constantly changing environment:[1] CSPs scrambled to add bandwidth and access capacity for remote workforces and reworked their processes to remote their own work ...