ODA for growth

Wednesday, 20 September 2023
4:00 pm - 5:30 pm

Location: Stage B

INTERVIEW: Vodafone’s strategy for collaboration across markets

  • Outlining the framework that defines the modular software components required for building internal open-source repositories
  • Building internal open-source repositories and expanding the microservices architecture from digital exposure into Core IT systems
  • Building the SRE (Site Reliability Engineering) platform on which these components run
  • Standardizing the interfaces from an ODA Software Component to the ODA Canvas platform and building an Open Source reference implementation

Willie Stegmann, Director IT Strategy & Architecture & CIO Corporate Systems/VOIS, Vodafone

CASE STUDY: Telstra's Reference Architecture powered by TMF ODA

  • Discover how Telstra aligns with the evolving needs of a modern Telco, enabling the development of innovative customer experiences and products.
  • Learn how Telstra utilizes TMF APIs to drive intelligent and autonomous networks, alongside updates on our Network/IT/Data as a Service evolution
  • Explore advantages gained by Telstra through the strategic use of abstraction and composition within its architecture enabling enterprise-wide interoperability
  • Learn how Telstra is increasing operational efficiency, cost savings, accelerated time-to-market and transforming how work is done along with our emerging focus areas as we strive to continuously drive innovation, agility, and customer-centricity

Kieren O’Meara, CIO, Telstra
Mark Sanders, Chief Architect, Telstra

INTERVIEW: Running on ODA – benefits and lessons learned
Hesham Fahmy, CIO, TELUS

PRESENTATION & INTERVIEW: Satellite networks gear up for digitalization and automation

  • An end-to-end view of the satellite communication networks
  • What the transformation means and the challenges with an outlook on the role of TM Forum assets: virtualization, programmability, automation, convergence with other technologies (5G, Cloud, AI,…)

Amina Boubendir, Director, Advanced Network Research, Airbus Defence and Space 

CASE STUDY: How BT revolutionizes the customer experience and improves operational efficiency with an ODA-driven approach 

Josie Smith, Director of Architecture, Digital, BT


Amina Boubendir

Head of Research and Standardization Airbus Defence and Space
Airbus Defence and Space

George Glass

TM Forum

Hesham Fahmy


Josie Smith

Chief Architect
BT Group

Kieran O’Meara


Mark Sanders

Chief Architect

Willie Stegmann

CIO Corp. Functions, VOIS & IT Strategy