[Thursday, 11th June 2020]Global Wavenetannounced today that the company was selected toparticipate at TMForum’s 2020 innovation proof of concept program initiative series,‘The Catalyst’. Wavenet’s 17+ years international exposure, working with global CSPs across the world, together with its state–of–the–art technology solutions has enabled the company to understand, address and resolve real-lifeindustry challenges faced by mobile and telecommunications organizations. Wavenet’s award-winning technology solutions, especially Wavenet’sstrong APImanagement andserviceorchestration capability wasrecognized by the Catalyst CSP team with the opportunity for collaboration.
TM Forum is the industry-leading association that drives digital transformation and collaboration of communication and digital service providers and their ecosystem of suppliers.The forum has introduced the Catalyst initiative, which are rapid-fire, proof-of-concept projects bringing together companies to create, innovate and findsolutions to familiar industry challengesusing key TM Forum best practices and standards to ensure scalability, reuse and reduced costs and risk.Catalysts projects usually address business challenges relating to AI, dataanalytics, autonomous networks & the Edge, Cloud-nativeITandagility, customer experience & trust, and beyond connectivity.
Wavenet will be taking partin the 2020 Catalyst project together with top CSPs such as Vodafone, Orange, Telenor, China Unicom andselected vendors,on the topic‘Business Operating System (BOS)Catalyst project – an implementation of ODA Core Commerce Management’.
CSPs need to have IT systems that are agile enough in addressing innovation to ensure success in the digital revolution and in facing competition.BOS brings a new perspective allowing CSPs to focus on innovation instead of cost-saving and integration issues. The Catalyst aims to develop a reference implementation of the ODA Core Commerce Management platform in open source. This will enable CSPs to manage and deliver multiple high-value products and services, improve time-to-market of services around 5G ecosystems, etc.This Catalyst project paves the way for the development of the targeted reference implementation and will illustrate the main functional and software architecture principles. “Catalogue management”, “welcome” and the beginning of “order capture” processes in simple use cases will be implemented and highlighted through a seamless user experience. 5G, B2C and B2B catalogs will be federated; front- and back-ends will be articulated through Open APIs (enabling a multi-channel approach).