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About TM Forum's Catalyst Program

Facilitating meaningful collaboration among our members is at the heart of TM Forum’s mission, and nothing epitomizes collaboration more than TM Forum Catalyst projects.

Catalysts are rapid fire 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. Catalysts are aligned to the key Strategic Programs of the Forum as well as the content and agenda of our flagship TM Forum Live! events where Catalyst project teams display the findings of their 4-6 month projects via live demonstrations.

At the culmination of these projects, Catalysts display their findings with live demonstrations at TM Forum flagship events. These flagship events are held twice a year and a new set of Catalysts presents at each event. The most recent set of Catalyst projects presented at TM Forum Live! Digital Disruption 2014 on December 8-11, 2014 in San Jose, California. The next set will present at TM Forum Live! in June 2015 in Nice, France.  

Learn more about the Catalysts that were showcased in San Jose in 2014

Learn more about the Catalysts that were showcased in Nice in 2014

Learn more about the Catalysts that were showcased in San Jose in 2013

Learn more about the Catalysts that were showcased in Nice in 2013


What is a Catalyst Demonstration?
 

 

Why participate in a Catalyst Project?

Both service providers and suppliers receive extensive business and technical benefits from participation in Catalyst Projects

  • Cost effective collaborative research and development including use of
    TM Forum best practices and standards
  • Close collaboration between service providers and suppliers yields high
    quality results
  • Business relationships grow from trust and knowledge gained during
    project lifecycle
  • Extensive marketing exposure before, during and after TM Forum Live! events
Read more about the Catalyst Program Benefits
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