TM Forum, the world’s premier industry group focused on business effectiveness for the communications and media sectors, has recently announced the publication of a new book, Business Transformation with TM Forum Solution Frameworks and SOA. The new book is the latest in a series that describe how to adopt and apply the TM Forum’s Solutions Frameworks as part of cost-base transformation for communications service providers.
Co-authored by Iwan Gramatikoff and Serge Garcia of Edelweiss Consulting and John Wilmes, Chief Technical Architect, Communications Sector, Progress Software and co-chair of the TM Forum’s Information Framework Collaboration Program, the authors assert that to move towards the “next generation” business model supported by the TM Forum Solution Frameworks, enterprises must first undergo a business transformation. With that transformation they will acquire the ability to use business processes more effectively to attain strategic goals.
Business transformation requires more than just introducing a new IT and process architecture. To move forward, service providers need to transform their organizations from technology-driven to market-driven. The purpose of Business Transformation with TM Forum Solution Frameworks and SOA is to guide and assist service provider transformation towards this next generation world. Recognizing and overcoming the challenges involved can result in:
• Effective business processes to help reach strategic enterprise goals
• Agile resource management that can evolve as needed
• Efficient resource allocation to meet expected results
Service-Oriented Architectures (SOA) and TM Forum Solution Frameworks offer complementary approaches for managing complexity and ensuring success. This book enables organizations to find the best path to follow for their own successful business transformation.
Business Transformation with TM Forum Solution Frameworks and SOA can be purchased through www.tmforum.org.