Initiative provides guidance, best practices and tools to help businesses overcome end-to-end management challenges of complex digital services
MORRISTOWN, N.J.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- In the last 10 years, the way people communicate, consume information and enjoy entertainment has changed dramatically and as a result, communication service providers and suppliers are being forced to adapt and define their role in the new ecosystem. To help the industry thrive and survive in this world of digital everything, TM Forum today unveiled its Digital Services Initiative, targeted specifically at helping businesses with the end-to-end management challenges of complex digital services.
TM Forum’s Digital Services Initiative is built on a vision of ensuring the transparency, efficiency and agility needed to accelerate a thriving, open digital economy. The new Initiative provides guidance, best practices and practical tools that help businesses effectively deliver enterprise-grade digital services in complex, multi-cloud environments. The Initiative also facilitates the development of vertically-focused digital services including eHealth and Smart Grid—important issues for TM Forum’s members today.
“As businesses navigate through the digital services maze, TM Forum’s Digital Services Initiative is leading the way by offering unique tools and applications that make the journey as smooth as possible,” said Nik Willetts, chief strategy officer, TM Forum. “With a mission to inform, innovate, accelerate and optimize, our Initiative—developed in partnership with our membership base of the world’s largest service providers and software suppliers—helps businesses deliver on the promises of the digital world.”
Highlights of TM Forum’s new Digital Services Initiative include:
Multi-Cloud Management Program
Digital Services Channel and App
Digital Services Catalyst Projects
Digital services are the focus of TM Forum’s flagship Management World Americas, held Dec. 3-6 at the Rosen Shingle Creek in Orlando, Fla. This event draws over 1,500 attendees from leading industries in the digital services economy, including communications, cloud, finance, government and healthcare. With five highly-interactive conference Forums covering digital service delivery, analytics and management, Management World Americas is the place for all service providers looking to capture their share of the digital economy. Register now for Management World Americas and receive maximum savings.
About TM Forum:
TM Forum is a global, non-profit industry association focused on enabling service provider agility and innovation. As an established thought-leader in service creation, management and delivery, the Forum serves as a unifying force across industries, enabling more than 900 member companies worldwide to solve critical business issues through access to a wealth of knowledge, intellectual capital and standards.
The Forum provides a unique, fair and safe environment for the entire value-chain to collaborate and overcome the barriers to a vibrant, open digital economy, helping member companies of all sizes gain a competitive edge by enabling efficiency and agility in their IT and operations. For more information about TM Forum, visit www.tmforum.org.
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