Posts about DevOps

I recently had a chat with Carol WilsonEditor at Large at Light Reading. Carol talks to a wide range of service providers, and she pointed out some interesting trends. First is the idea of retraining existing staff to support innovative new technologies. AT&T has made a lot of noise with its Domain 2.0 initiative, and has been working behind the scenes to staff it as well.“AT&T is probably the best example of mass retraining. They’re working to re-train thousands of people,” she observes. “What they’re trying to do is look at their folks in a different way. Rather than saying, ‘Are you trained to do this specific program or get that specific certification,’ they are asking, ‘What’s your skill set and how can we take that skill set and fit in to what we need in a different way?"...

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At Light Reading’s recent 2020 Vision summit a number of telecom operators expressed concerned about whether they have the staff skillset and organization needed to support innovation. Is this a valid concern? Yes, but it may not be as big as they fear, and it is addressable...



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