Mobile World Congress — the world’s biggest and most influential mobile event, which took place in Barcelona from 27 February – 2 March 2017 — had a record-breaking 108,000 attendees from 208 countries. This year, MWC showcased how mobile is the force behind every emerging innovation: according to the GSMA, it is simply The Next [ Read More ]
13 March 2017, 6pm-8:15pm, at Taylor Wessing, 5 New Street Square, London EC4A 3TW 2016 was another landmark year in cybersecurity. According to a report by the Identity Theft Resource Center (ITRC), there was a 40% increase in the number of data breaches in the U.S. compared with 2015. More than 4.2 billion records were exposed [ Read More ]
On 13 December 2016 Women in Telecoms & Technology hosted our annual holiday party at the Science Museum’s Smith Centre. In addition to drinks, canapés and networking, members and guests were able to enjoy seasonal shopping with Prettly (find and book beauty professionals who come to you) and Trunkaroo (delightful and enriching hands-on STEM project boxes for children).
Lessons from Leading Women Tech Entrepreneurs – 2016 WiTT hosted its annual women tech entrepreneur panel session, as part of Global Entrepreneurship Week, on 16th November; the event was kindly sponsored by DLA Piper at their London offices. The panel comprised Jess Butcher, Co-Founder of Blippar, Tania Boler, Co-Founder and CEO of Chiaro and Barbara [ Read More ]
WiTT’s October meeting featured a screening of selected presentations from TED, TED Global, and TEDx events that look at how women (and some men) use, influence, and create technology and technology-based solutions. We’d like to thank MPC for giving us access to their fantastic Screening Room this year. The talks we screened were: James Veitch, Unsubscribe [ Read More ]
Disruptive innovation, the fourth industrial revolution, digital transformation, Industry 4.0, the rise of the digital enterprise… no matter which buzzphrase you prefer (if any), it’s clear that the competitive landscape in most industries is changing rapidly. And in many cases those changes are driven by technology and by new, innovative players. This event — a [ Read More ]
Mobile World Congress — the world’s biggest and most influential mobile event, which took place in Barcelona from 22 to 25 February — had a record-breaking 101,000 attendees from 204 countries. Security, privacy, net neutrality, 5G, the Internet of Things, and Virtual and Augmented Reality were just a few of the key topics at this year’s [ Read More ]
The Internet of Things: What it is, and why it matters The Internet of Things (IoT) has become a major ‘buzz’ term in the tech sector over the past 18 months, with tech firms, telecoms operators, start-ups, industry vertical players and government bodies all jumping on the bandwagon. The IoT currently reigns at the peak [ Read More ]
WiTT Founder Stephanie Liston discusses women in tech at the Broadband World Forum, 2012.
WiTT is an informal networking group focused on education and enhancing women’s careers. We encourage mentoring and provide excellent networking opportunities. Our group meets every other month and our 1,500+ members include women at all stages in their careers in large and small organizations; we also have a number of lawyers, consultants, accountants and entrepreneurs as members [ Read More ]