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18 November 2020

Why network inventory matters for IoT traffic on your network

IoT traffic is set to rise as part of general growth in data volumes but so too is the number of connected things. For any kind of operator, this is an opportunity – but you need to make sure that you have a flexible, agile OSS to support IoT solutions – as well as a BSS to support new business m...
20 October 2020

Agile workflow integration for network inventory data

The single source of truth that a consolidated network inventory system offers tells you what’s in your network, where it is, its state and more – but it can do so much more. It’s the key enabler for agile workflow integration – and fully automated service networks.
23 September 2020

Business insights from network inventory

Operators are striving to become more agile. Business insights are essential to this goal. How can insights from a network inventory solution such as CROSS enhance agility and business performance?
16 September 2020

Reduce truck rolls with efficient OSS inventory management

Truck rolls cost money, plain and simple. Many are unnecessary or are the result of inaccurate information that means faults and problems cannot be accurately traced – necessitating site visits. A single source of network inventory data is essential for containing costs and reducing truck rolls –...
26 August 2020

Why network inventory is the foundation of the product catalog

An agile product catalog is fundamental to your telecoms business – but while it’s necessary, it’s not sufficient. An appropriate network inventory solution is also essential to provide the single source of data you need to support your business operations and sales activities.
23 July 2020

Data quality in telecoms network inventory management

Data quality has a huge impact on service performance and is fundamental to effective inventory management. But, maintaining effective data quality can be a challenge. Find out more and how to solve this problem with CROSS.
09 July 2020

How effective inventory management can help root cause analysis

Root cause analysis (RCA) is an important step towards defining problems and enabling their resolution. It’s important, because in complex systems or scenarios, there may be many things that could have gone wrong, but which really matter? In this blog, we’ll explore root cause analysis in the con...
17 June 2020

Accelerating fiber rollout with accurate OSS network inventory management

The market for fiber is growing rapidly, driven not just by rising consumer and business demands, but also by the complexity of connecting 5G cells and MEC resources. It’s a changed ecosystem, but one which presents massive opportunities – for those operators that are sufficiently agile to accele...
04 June 2020

How do APIs facilitate OSS process automation?

OSS automation is critically linked to API enablement. All OSS entities must be connected via APIs to unlock true process automation. Why? And, what does this mean for future networks?