Network of the Future 2018

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    AT&T's VP of Strategic Initiatives Rachel Kutz, and Matt Bruening, VP of Supply Chain Sourcing, speak with TIA NOW about the the desired characteristics of a good supplier, the importance of compliance and sustainability in supplier relationships, the effects disaggregation are having on the supply chain, and what AT&T needs from its suppliers.

All Network of the Future 2018 Videos:

  • Is the auto industry ready for the ongoing customer relationships necessary with connected cars? Can GM own the contemporary automobile experience they way Spotify owns today's music listening experience? Steve Schwinke, Director of Advanced Development and Concepts at GM speaks with TIA NOW about the present state and future of connected vehicles.

  • When ultra-broadband communications combine with intelligent building platforms, and then integrate with 5G, smart buildings will become the foundation that enables the creation of smart communities. So, what’s next for smart building development? TIA NOW speaks with John Foley, General Manager of the Safer Buildings Coalition, and John Ricci, VP of Corporate Development At Next Edge Networks.

  • What is a primary way your organization can differentiate itself from competitors? Better customer experience. But creating a better customer journey is both a science and an art. Hans Schmolke, CEO Of Metrinomics, And Ken Koffman, SVP Technology & Standards at TIA visit TIA NOW to discuss the customer experience journey for business.

  • A company needs more than just high-quality products and services these days. Customers are prioritizing corporate social responsibility, and holding companies accountable for effecting social change. What's behind this movement? TIA Board Member Betty Manetta, President & CEO of Argent Associates, Soles4Souls (www.soles4souls.org) President and CEO, Buddy Teaster, and TIA’s CEO Wes Johnston talk about this #TIACARES initiative.

  • Virtualizing the network will create a larger attack surface for cyber-criminals. What cybersecurity solutions should be implemented immediately? Carlos Solari, VP of Cybersecurity Services at Comodo, Travis Russell, Senior Director of Cybersecurity at Oracle, John Schiel, Principal InfoSec Engineer at CenturyLink, and Arnab Roy, Researcher at Fujitsu Laboratories of America join TIA Now for a lively debate about the path forward.

  • What is a sustainable supply chain, and how do you benchmark the quality of your efforts? TIA NOW speaks with Annie Bevan, Sustainability Manager at Superior Essex and Ken Koffman, TIA's Senior VP of Standards and Technology about quality assurance, business performance and sustainability best practices.

  • AT&T's VP of Strategic Initiatives Rachel Kutz, and Matt Bruening, VP of Supply Chain Sourcing, speak with TIA NOW about the the desired characteristics of a good supplier, the importance of compliance and sustainability in supplier relationships, the effects disaggregation are having on the supply chain, and what AT&T needs from its suppliers.

  • How do you manage partner relationships while the Telecom industry is facing major disruption? How can service providers operationalize disruption? Greg Manganello, SVP of Services at Fujitsu Network Communications joins TIA NOW with insights.

  • As we expand network virtualization, maintaining quality will be both necessary and a challenge. How will enterprise overcome? TIA NOW is joined by Nokia's Deepti Arora, Chief Quality Officer, John Wronka, Senior Director of Quality, and Maneesh Kumar, Head of 5G Quality to discuss the changing view of quality.