Consortia and SIGs

The European Public Telecommunications Network Operators’ Association.

The main role of this organization (formed by several European Telecommunications Operators) is to co-operate on R & D and Strategic Studies in all areas of Telecommunications. The EURESCOM Managed Object Library provides definitions of Managed Objects resulting from its activities and related material.

ISPIM – International Society for Professional Innovation Management
Thisis a worldwide network of Academics, Business Leaders, International Consultants and other professionals involved in Innovation Management studies and/or applications.

NM Consortium at the University of New Hampshire – Interoperability Group
This Network Management Consortium has built a strong membership base for the verification of agents implementing the Simple Network Management Protocol (SNMP) and their interoperability with a variety of leading network management platforms. The information provided includes on line NM courses, references to books and articles.

The Object Management Group
Information on CORBA and related aspects.

TMF – TeleManagement Forum
As the global consortium of service providers and suppliers, TM Forum provides essential leadership to the telecom industry on the most effective ways to improve public networks and services management.