What are Catalysts?

Catalysts are rapid fire, member-driven, innovative, proof-of-concept projects which both inform and leverage TM Forum best practices and standards, connecting service providers, technology suppliers, and global enterprises to create innovative solutions to common industry challenges.

During TM Forum Live! 2016 the Catalysts were judged in a number of categories.

And the winners are...

Most Innovative Catalyst – Technical
NFV Ecosystem Enabler: A well-enabled VNF package

  • Champions: AT&T, Orange, China Mobile
  • Participants: Huawei, IBM, Cloudsoft

Most Innovative Catalyst – Commercial in Smart X
Smart City: Service Level Management for Smart City Eco-systems & Trusted IoT

  • Champions: BT, Open University, NRECA
  • Participants: Cloudsoft, Infonova/BearingPoint, Huawei

Most Innovative Catalyst – Commercial in Communications Industry
New Business Models with Mobile Sponsored Data

  • Champions: Orange
  • Participants: Sigma, DataMi, Salesforce, Comptel, CloudSense

Greatest Contribution to the Evolution of TM Forum Assets
Building Model-Driven Service Orchestration via an FMO Architecture

  • Champions: China Mobile, Orange
  • Participants: Huawei, Inspur

Greatest Adoption of TM Forum Assets
DigiCOPLife: Smart Life: My City, My Home, My Planet

  • Champions: Orange
  • Participants: ESRI, BearingPoint/Infonova, BaseN, NTS

Best New Catalyst
Smart Industrial Manufacturing: Robots-as-a-Service

  • Champions: TWI
  • Participants: EnterpriseWeb, Infosim


Find out more about our current Catalyst projects: