What type of Internet is best for your business?

The Internet now plays a substantial role in business to the extent that most people take it for granted. For example consider how often we all access cloud-based web applications, stream Pandora, video conferencing, make phone calls or download large files from a website. Your bandwidth is taxed for all of those high demand things.…

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Communications in the Age of Star Wars

It should come as no surprise that science fiction writers have often provided early ideas for future technologies. From the advanced submarine imagined by Jules Verne in his 1870 novel Twenty Thousand Leagues Under the Sea to the gesture-based user interface in the 2002 Movie: Minority Report. There are countless examples of science fiction works…

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Telcos made 21st-century research possible by bringing us the Internet, so why isn’t there a LendingTree of IT and telecom solutions?

The Internet… has transformed the way we research, compare and consider information – this is especially true for purchasing decisions. Instead of contacting each provider or supplier directly, we now turn to third-party sites for an objective report of the facts. These websites also provide anecdotal experiences and reviews from customers, with information on product…

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Moneyball and Telecom

In 1997, when Billy Beane took the general manager position for the Oakland A’s, a Major League baseball team with lower-than-average payrolls, the businessman/baseball player applied a new type of statistical analysis to find his winning team. Nine years later, the Athletics ranked 24th (out of 30 teams) in player payroll but had the 5th-best…

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