Challenges for the Network Age

As usual in the months leading up to the conference, I’ll be doing most of my posting at the Supernova blogs, especially our Conversation Hub group blog. I’d love to get your feedback on my Ten Challenges for the Network Age.

Why Telcos Don't Get Networks

I’ve posted to SSRN my paper on why most telecom companies, even though they operate networks, don’t appreciate the fundamental business dynamics of network structures. This will be a chapter in a book Wharton is publishing on network-based strategies and competencies. In the paper, I describe two views on telecom and Internet infrastructure: the Monist and Dualist perspectives. The Monists, including most network operators, see the infrastructure as the linchpin ...