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02 October 2019

Why is OSS BSS ready for transformation?

OSS and BSS transformation has become a topic that is much discussed in our industry. That’s largely because the issue has become caught up with the more general notion of digital transformation, which is one of the most pressing of current technology trends, across many industries. Companies, or...
24 September 2019

The path to more effective network inventory management

Effective network inventory management is of fundamental importance to all operators. They need to understand all of their assets and how they can be correlated with services. Without this knowledge, they cannot deliver services efficiently or effectively to customers.
13 September 2019

Fixed Wireless Access (FWA) brings new challenges

We’re working on an interesting project that brings a traditional B2B service provider together with an operator that provides flexible FWA connectivity – and extending an existing CROSS deployment to provide the single source of truth for the combined organization. And, with an eye on a 5G future.
13 September 2019

Interview with CROSS Network Intelligence CEO, Jan Ulc

In a one-on-one interview with a Telecoms analyst and CROSS Network Intelligence CEO, Jan Ulc, true integration and its value is explored and how CROSS’s approach differs from the industry’s misconceptions about it.
28 August 2019

5 Tips for more effective OSS / BSS integration

The integration and alignment of Operational and Business Support Systems is a pressing topic for many in the telecommunications industry. The Operational Support Systems, or OSS, are the set of processes and systems that is responsible for the smooth delivery and maintenance of their networks an...
01 July 2019

Aligning Business and Operational support systems

Understand the challenges faced by lack of alignment between business and operational systems, learn how to solve them and discover how to enable greater agility in service delivery. Until relatively recently, there was often a clear separation between BSS and OSS platforms and systems. Each ful...
18 June 2019

What does network virtualization mean for inventory and asset management?

Historically, resources and services had been tied to hardware. If we needed to, for example, increase capacity for a specific service, we increased the footprint of the specific physical resources associated with it. This approach meant that networks typically required specialist, proprietary ha...
04 June 2019

CNI at Digital Transformation World – what did we learn?

Digital Transformation World or DTW, which evolved from the famous TM Forum, has long been the key meeting place of the OSS / BSS industry. The extended focus has sharpened debate and brought in more stakeholders – enabling more perspectives on end-user and partner requirements to be shared. As a...
01 May 2019

Solving OSS inefficiencies – meet CROSS NI at Digital Transformation World

Digital transformation projects have a number of goals. One is to reduce and eliminate inefficiencies in operators’ businesses, while another is to accelerate decision making and introduce more agile processes. Automation is key to this, as is the consolidation of resources to enable more efficie...