Maureen Hunter

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Current management systems make it difficult and often prohibitively expensive for Service Providers to offer value-added services to large numbers of subscribers with a concern for each individual’s unique experience. Furthermore, many Service Providers do not clearly understand what services will attract subscribers, in order to maximise long-term(More)
Simulation of large-scale telecommunications networks requires enormous amounts of memory and processing time. One way of speeding up these simulations is to distribute the model over a number of connected workstations. However, this introduces inefficiencies caused by the need for synchronisation between machines. In distributed network simulation, one of(More)
As modern industry shifts toward significant globalization, robust and adaptable network capability is increasingly vital to the success of business enterprises. Large quantities of information must be distilled and presented in a single integrated picture in order to maintain the health, security and performance of global networks. We present a design for(More)
Service Providers must increasingly differentiate their services as competition increases commodification and progressively consumes their profit margins. However, NextGeneration Networks are not yet a safe-haven as value-added services are still too complex and expensive to build and manage. To increase service diversity and profitability it is necessary(More)
The ultimate goal of short-cycle paperwork is to satisfy customers by filling their orders as quickly as possible. Tools and techniques that can help achieve this goal include Just-in-Time paperwork elimination, process mapping, paper flow mapping, function/process mapping, work cells, and electronic kanban. Each of these is described briefly in the article.
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