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The ng Connect Program Value Proposition

Within the ng Connect Program, we aim to develop service concept ideas that have strong value propositions. These value propositions are one of the most important elements of the business models that we define for each service concept in parallel to the technical implementation. The value proposition is a cornerstone of a service concept business […]

Network Function Virtualization (NFV) as a game-changer for ng Connect members

Forward looking network operators around the globe have identified Network Function Virtualization (NFV) as a game-changer which can fundamentally transform the composition of their infrastructures and create a new operational model that guarantees them a better future. This initiative is paramount to successfully reinvigorating the telecommunications industry with a new level of service agility and […]

ng Connect in Tinseltown at Digital Hollywood

The ng Connect program has been active in Digital Hollywood events since its inception.  With a founding ng Connect principal to bring together companies and industries that wouldn’t typically collaborate on innovation and new business models, the content industries were ready for the ecosystem.  As you look at various Service Concepts, you’ll see National Geographic, […]

ng Connect Members Meeting, February 2014

The last ng Connect meeting was held over the 26 and 27 of February at the Chorus Co-Innovation Lab. The meeting focussed on the Technologies, challenges and possible outcomes for citizens as Auckland evolves into a Smart City. The first day focussed on the specific elements that go into the making of a Smart City which […]

Ideation Sessions: Pairing Innovative Service Concepts with Great Business Models

One of the fundamental tenets of the ng Connect Program is that innovative service ideas need to be complemented by viable business models.  As experience has shown repeatedly, even the best technology or service in a given market will eventually fail if it lacks a sustainable business model. During ng Connect Program ideation sessions, the […]

The co word: how getting together makes smarter cities

At AUT’s Colab, they don’t always know what will come of work that brings seemingly disparate groups together. But the principles and possibilities of smart collaboration are the same for university organisations and the complex systems that make up cities. That’s according to Colab associate professor Charles Walker, who told an audience at NG Connect’s Smart […]

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