Pacific Telecommunications Conference 2019 in Honolulu

PTC19 is this week and I’ve just secured the opportunity to go. Leave me a message if you’ll attend, too. We might be able to meet. If you have a question you’d like to ask PTC participants leave it in a comment, I’ll try to get an answer. ūüĎČ Follow me on LinkedIn, Russell Lundberg, …

These are the things I can do with your help.

I’ve been reviewing my 2018 accomplishments to help me craft my 2019 #GNO. Here is a preliminary list for 2019: ‚ěúWrite 500 words every day ‚ěúSpend 1 hour/day on building my network ‚ěúTry something new every month ‚ěúSend my newsletter every Sunday night ‚ěúPublish a full blog post every Tuesday ‚ěúEngage on LinkedIn every day …

Do this before the New year arrives.

In my last update, we talked about things to do during a #Telecoms #NetworkFreeze. One of those things was to prepare for the new year. Here are things I’m thinking about as the New Year approaches. No particular order. ‚úÖPrepare the New Year budget. ‚úÖHave you identified recurring activities which can be automated? ‚úÖHave you …

What do you do to stay warm in a freeze?

Yesterday we talked about the Network Freeze. Here‚Äôs a link to that discussion: https://lnkd.in/gU8kQQN During a network Freeze, many of your coworkers are OOTO. The pace in the office might be a little slower. Fewer meetings, phone calls, emails; fewer interruptions. There might be time to work on back-burner projects, or maybe not-yet-approved projects. I …

Does your network freeze over the holidays?

Many networks do. It‚Äôs common in Telecoms to freeze network changes during holidays. During a Network Freeze, few maintenance activities are scheduled. A freeze is smart when so many people are out of the office OOTO. Not only your own support staff but vendors and service providers, too. Any outage caused by a planned maintenance …

Who’s going to #MWC19?

Mobile World Congress is the preeminent annual event in #Mobile Telecoms, with almost 110,000 attendees expected this year. We are so easily distracted by the shiny and new. Industry press is full of articles about cutting-edge technologies: #5G #IoT #mmWave #MIMO #NetworkSlicing #CBRS #blockchain #eSIM #ORAN #URLLC #MEC #kitchensink I threw in that last one …

A Critic of Marketing Repents

During the late 1980s, I was attending university and living on the beach in San Diego.¬† My studies required me to spend a considerable amount of time on the beach (ahem!) and I started using a sunscreen product from Neutrogena.¬† The sunscreen had the requisite SPF 30, but I liked it because¬† it had a …

July 2017 – Writing Roundup

I spent much of July doing software development. ¬†Mostly, I worked on the LinkedIn Tip of the Day application, and also my book. Both these efforts¬†cut down on the time I had for writing articles. ¬† I plan to publish more articles this month. ¬†As always, if there is a¬†particular topic you would like write …

June Writing Roundup

I’m a little slow coming out with this roundup for June. ¬†It was a good month. ¬†I’ve been quite busy finishing a couple of contracts and putting together a new application. The application is LinkedIn Tip of the Day. ¬†Each¬†day I post to LinkedIn a Tip to help you improve your LinkedIn Profile. ¬†I’ve already …

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