Presentation on theme: "Global Business Exchange for Telecom (GBET) Margaret Morosi Head of Global Services Deutsche Telekom AG GBET Chairperson 2011."— Presentation transcript:
Global Business Exchange for Telecom (GBET) Margaret Morosi Head of Global Services Deutsche Telekom AG GBET Chairperson 2011
Global Business Exchange for Telecom (GBET) Mission Statement: Global Business Exchange for Telecoms (GBETs) mission is to adopt electronic exchange principals for international wholesale commercial, operational and financial transactions and foster collaboration amongst carriers across the value chain using best practices and transformational solutions 1 11/10/2013
2 Global Business Exchange for Telecom (GBET) 11/10/2013 Value Proposition: GBET is the catalyst bringing the Wholesale community together to shape market practice and work collaboratively to inform, educate and channel ideas on best practices and streamline wholesale processes through the use of electronic exchange Improved accuracy, speed, control and efficiency leading to audit transparent operations and reduced financial risk There is a "network effect" in that the more carriers using an electronic exchange, the more valuable to the Wholesale community leading to a paradigm shift through automation of common business transactions
Key ITW: Global Business Exchange for Telecom (GBET) brings together carriers interested in electronic exchange to brainstorm and construct optimal ways to: Synchronise common formats and templates (e.g., SLA, Trouble Tickets, Agreements) Automate common business transactions Bring together all industry standard entities associated with international telecom wholesale 3 Global Business Exchange for Telecom (GBET) 11/10/2013
Membership: Deutsche Telekom, Verizon, TeliaSonera and iBasis are invited to serve as the initial Board of Directors Initial membership term is 1 year (extension upon approval of the board) Initially, there will be no cost to be a member Future members must be approved by existing members Responsibilities: Active participation in quarterly meetings is required (either in person, online and/or through conference calls) Willingness to respond to periodic surveys or questionnaires is required 4 Global Business Exchange for Telecom (GBET) 11/10/2013
WEBSITE outline: Code of Conduct for Members Best Practices for the International Wholesale Industry Public vs. Private vs. Operational partitioning of the web site (Operational will be a gateway to our B2B services) Knowledge-sharing and Document Management B2B Service Descriptions, including Operational and Financial Services Linkage to other Standard Bodies Websites Industry-Specific Blogs Webinars Self-help guide User handbooks Current Status of network Planned maintenance and ADW (allowable downtime windows) 5 Global Business Exchange for Telecom (GBET) 11/10/2013
Frequently Asked Questions: Who can join GBET? How is GBET different than other industry forums? How do I contact GBET? Global Business Exchange for Telecom (GBET) Thank You!