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Free events and online services for communications risk and assurance professionals

RAG has organised events for comms professionals working in business assurance for longer than anyone else. Now we aim to become the biggest global provider of free information and advice through our international conferences and online services.

Nairobi Conference: 11-12 Sep 2018

RAG returns to Africa with a conference hosted by Safaricom at their headquarters in Nairobi. Following the success of RAG Johannesburg in 2017, RAG Nairobi has attracted registrations from telcos across the African continent … [continue]

Confirmed RAG Nairobi Speakers

Kansas Conference: 17-18 Oct 2018

RAG comes to the USA for the first time, with Sprint hosting RAG’s October 2018 conference at their campus in Overland Park, near Kansas City. As with all RAG conferences, telcos and regulators are welcome to attend for free … [continue]

Confirmed RAG Kansas Speakers

Free Number Plan Management Demo

To celebrate the launch of the new RAG-Biaas web portal, Biaas will give a free proof of concept to any RAG member wanting to understand how the Biaas number plan management databases are used to improve billing accuracy and reduce IRSF fraud. Visit the new portal to learn more.

Free RA Software

A1 Telekom Austria has released their free open source software for measuring the risk of revenue and cost leakages. The download comes with the new RAG RA Risk Catalogue embedded. Learn more from here.

Risk Catalogue

With advice from telcos around the world, Geoff Ibbett is developing a common risk map and catalogue for revenue and cost leakages. The map documents risks whilst the catalogue lists techniques to mitigate them. Read about the proposal and see the draft catalogue here.


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Past Presentations

Future Events

New paper on the impact of GDPR

What are the operational implications for the EU’s new data protection regulation? Rachel Goodin turned the notes of her GDPR session at RAG London into an overview of the areas impacted. You can read it here.

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Some Speakers from Previous RAG Events

RAG Speakers on Video

John Preston of Tesco Mobile shares his thoughts on mixing personalities within an RA team.
Atul Jain of TEOCO shares some witty insights about how to think differently.
You can find many more words of wisdom which were recorded at previous RAG conferences by visiting our video archive.

The archive includes:

- Simon Walsh of Telefónica UK
- Gina Pesheva of Deutsche Telekom
- Bernice DeMarco of BT
- Tony Poulos of DisruptiveAsia
- and more!