William Dudley


About William Dudley

William Dudley is group director, mobile evangelist, and strategist of the Industry & LoB Products at SAP Digital Interconnect (formerly known as SAP Mobile Services). He has many years of experience building and managing telecommunications network infrastructures. He defines global strategy and solutions for SAP Digital Interconnect, a business unit of SAP, within the mobile ecosystem, focusing on solutions for messaging, mobile-enabled online security, next-generation networks (5G, LTE, IPX), and consumer engagement through mobile channels. As mobile evangelist, Mr. Dudley communicates through both internal and external publications, social media and is active in industry groups. You may follow him on Twitter at @wdudley2009. His primary blog site is https://blogs.sap.com/author/william.dudley/.

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An Assessment Of The 2019 Mobile Industry Predictions

13-Jan-2020 | William Dudley

As I do each year, I am reviewing my 2019 mobile industry predictions from the beginning of last year. Certainly, 2019 was an exciting year for mobile, and this coming year will not disappoint. At

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2020 Mobile Industry Predictions

13-Jan-2020 | William Dudley

We just ended the second decade of the 2000s and now look ahead to the 2020s. I expect that the 2020s will not be as roaring as the 1920s were, 100 years ago. But for the mobile industry, we’ve prog

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Who’s Calling? Who’s Texting? Assessing Sender ID Validation (Part 3)

7-Oct-2019 | William Dudley

Part 3 of the 3-part "Fighting Robocalls" series presenting a comprehensive assessment of sender ID validation in mobile messaging In Part 1 of this series, we focused on trends to mitigate robocal

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Who’s Calling? Who’s Texting? Assessing Sender ID Validation (Part 2)

3-Oct-2019 | William Dudley

Part 2 of the 3-part "Fighting Robocalls" series presenting a comprehensive assessment of sender ID validation in mobile messaging In Part 1 of this series, we focused on trends to mitigate robocalls

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Who’s Calling? Who’s Texting? Assessing Sender ID Validation (Part 1)

30-Sep-2019 | William Dudley

Part 1 of the 3-part "Fighting Robocalls" series presenting a comprehensive assessment of sender ID validation in mobile messaging Remember when you knew people’s — friends, family, even busine

How To Stop Robocalls And Start Reaching Customers

16-Jul-2019 | William Dudley

We’re all sick and tired of robocalls – on our mobile devices and our landlines. I don’t know about you, but if I don’t immediately recognize a phone number on either my mobile, my landline, o

messaging, communications, user experience, brand, business communications, customer engagement, chatbot, AI

A Long-Range View Of Business Messaging

20-May-2019 | William Dudley

Normally, each year in the dead of winter, I publish a predictions article about the coming year. Earlier this year, we published my 12th consecutive predictions for the mobile industry. However, toda

2019: The Year Mobile Operators Need To Finalize RCS Plans

20-Feb-2019 | William Dudley

Remember Joyn? That was a marketing brand established by the GSMA back in 2012, after the release of RCS-E – a simplified version of the standard called Rich Communications Service, or RCS (here’s

Mobile Industry Predictions For 2019

10-Jan-2019 | William Dudley

Here we go again. This is the 12th consecutive edition of my mobile industry predictions, originally published in January of 2008. While we try to cover most major aspects of the mobile industry, we d

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A Review Of The 2018 Mobile Industry Predictions

10-Jan-2019 | William Dudley

In the mobile industry, 2018 certainly did not disappoint in terms of trending activity. The T-Mobile acquisition of Sprint (still pending as of this writing), 5G, IoT, rich communications services (R