slide1 n.
Download
Skip this Video
Loading SlideShow in 5 Seconds..
SCTE: Value Overview and Professional Development Resources SCTE Chapter Leadership Call 13 July 2011 Daniel Howard SVP PowerPoint Presentation
Download Presentation
SCTE: Value Overview and Professional Development Resources SCTE Chapter Leadership Call 13 July 2011 Daniel Howard SVP

Loading in 2 Seconds...

play fullscreen
1 / 39

SCTE: Value Overview and Professional Development Resources SCTE Chapter Leadership Call 13 July 2011 Daniel Howard SVP - PowerPoint PPT Presentation


  • 167 Views
  • Uploaded on

SCTE: Value Overview and Professional Development Resources SCTE Chapter Leadership Call 13 July 2011 Daniel Howard SVP Engineering and CTO, SCTE. THE VALUE OF SCTE. Over 13,000 members throughout North America 40 year history of technical leadership Increase your Technical Proficiency

loader
I am the owner, or an agent authorized to act on behalf of the owner, of the copyrighted work described.
capcha
Download Presentation

PowerPoint Slideshow about 'SCTE: Value Overview and Professional Development Resources SCTE Chapter Leadership Call 13 July 2011 Daniel Howard SVP' - fadhila


An Image/Link below is provided (as is) to download presentation

Download Policy: Content on the Website is provided to you AS IS for your information and personal use and may not be sold / licensed / shared on other websites without getting consent from its author.While downloading, if for some reason you are not able to download a presentation, the publisher may have deleted the file from their server.


- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - E N D - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Presentation Transcript
slide1

SCTE: Value Overview and Professional Development ResourcesSCTE Chapter Leadership Call13 July 2011Daniel HowardSVP Engineering and CTO, SCTE

the value of scte
THE VALUE OF SCTE

Over 13,000 members throughout North America

40 year history of technical leadership

Increase your Technical Proficiency

Take advantage of SCTE membership:

  • Certifications
  • SCTE Pd Courses and Manuals
  • Primers
  • Trainers’ Resources
  • Bookstore
  • InfoScope® Conference Archives
  • Local Chapters
  • Memberlink/SCTE-List
  • Mobile Apps
  • Publications
  • Symbols and Graphics
  • Tech Facts
  • Dictionaries and Encyclopedias
  • Tools
  • Tech Tips
  • White papers
  • SCTE Foundation: Grants and Scholarships
the value of scte infoscope conference archives
The Value of SCTE: InfoScope® Conference Archives

GoogleTM-powered

SCTE-specific search engine

Access to nearly 1,000 SCTE technical resources, including:

RF Troubleshooting

DOCSIS® Fundamentals

Free for members to use

the value of scte local chapters
The Value of SCTE: Local Chapters

80% of SCTE rate their involvement with SCTE Chapters as excellent.

SCTE Chapters offer:

Certification testing

Cable-Tec Games

Technical sessions

Vendor Days

Newest Benefit for Chapters:

The Technician’s Guide to the Broadband Distribution Network– presented by CommScope

the value of scte professional benefits
THE VALUE OF SCTE: PROFESSIONAL BENEFITS

SCTE SupplierConnect, a one-stop supplier resource

SCTE List, email list for cable professionals to discuss issues and share ideas.

memberlink scte list
MEMBERLINK/SCTE-LIST

Search on “leakage”

mobile solutions to aid in your job
MOBILE SOLUTIONS TO AID IN YOUR JOB
  • Bubble LevelFreeHold any of the phone's four sides against an object to test it for plumb/level, or lay it down on a flat surface for a 360° level.
  • GPS Distance and Area MeasurementFreeTurn this application on and walk or drive around a region to measure its area. The path length is measured as well.SeismographFreeUses your Android device's accelerometer to measure movements on any axis. You can save and export them in CSV files for analysis. Seismo has a high pass filter to remove noise.
  • Open Signal MapsFreehttp://www.androidfreeware.net/download-electronica.html
  • http://droidmill.com/electrodroid-81320.html
  • http://droidmill.com/fcc-mobile-broadband-test-13089.html
  • http://droidmill.com/show-my-white-space-50622.html
  • http://droidmill.com/etherguide-94307.html
  • http://droidmill.com/pinout-105491.html
  • http://www.androidzoom.com/android_applications/tools/subnet-calculator_hjxt.html
  • http://www.appbrain.com/app/cidr-calculator/us.lindanrandy.cidrcalculator
  • SCTE Supplier ConnectThe SCTE SupplierConnect Mobile App is the premier mobile resource for telecommunications professionals. Use it to quickly find products and services, keep up with industry news and events, and stay in touch with the association – all conveniently from your iPhone.
  • Cable Loss Calculator
  • $1.99Automatically calculates the amount of loss through splitters and taps taking into account distance and type of cable 
  • Patch Cable
  • $0.99Make a successful straight through or cross over Ethernet patch cable 
  • Pinouts
  • $0.99Pinouts includes "at your fingertips" information for pinouts and wiring diagrams for a number of commonly used network, audio, video, computer, and telephone connectors and more 
  • CableInfo
  • $0.99Get information about cables - image, description and pinout
  • AWG Convert
  • FREEThis great little tool allows you to convert wire diameters expressed in American Wire Gauge (AWG) to diameter and cross sectional area values in metric and imperial units 
  • WireCalc
  • $2.99Compute the electrical resistance or voltage drop of a wire or cable
  • iCable
  • $0.99iCable is an application that shows you how to patch an Ethernet cable into a straight or crossed network cableBox Fill Pro
  • $0.99Box Fill Pro is an easy to use app that calculates "Box Fill" requirements for an electrical wiring box 
  • Transmission Line Calc
  • $2.99Allows you to perform several calculations related to RF transmission Lines 
  • GaugeFinder
  • $1.99Universal structural steel reference tool 
  • e-ENGineer
  • $1.99Provides solutions to a number of commonly used calculations used in electrical engineering 
  • Extreme Broadband Engineering Mobile Trainer
  • FREEContains: product catalog, product installation guide, product spec sheets, video training library and skills test 
  • RF Link Calc
  • $2.99Helps you determine the characteristics of an RF link, including Wireless Internet (WiFI) links 
  • CoaxLoss
  • $0.99Provides a quick and easy way to estimate cable loss for various cables and frequencies 
  • MicMonitor
  • $0.99Take the input from your iPhone’s microphone and output it through the headphone jack, which means you can use your iPhone as an external microphone if you connect a “male-to-male” adapter 
  • Making of RCA cable
  • $0.99Explains the procedure for making RCA audio cable with "BELDEN 8412" cable and RCA plug 
  • HTCables
  • $0.99A guide to audio/video cables for your home theatre 
  • Transmission Line Calculator
  • $1.99Calculates characteristic impedance, effective dielectric constant, and time delay per unit length of microstrip line, strip line, offset strip line, coupled microstrip line, and coupled strip line 
  • RF ToolBox
  • FREECalculates impedance for designing RF high-frequency transmission line 
  • Crystal Plug
  • $1.99Useful little tool software to help you make a crystal plug (RJ45/RJ11 plug) 
  • Bye Bye 4SpeedtestIP Address
  • FREE
  • StanzaTracerouteSubnet Calc, Hex/Bin Convert
  • FREE
  • Free ConvertElectrical Toolkit
  • FREE

Ohms Law calculatorFreeCombination Ohms Law calculator and resistor color decoder.Electrical Wiring LightFreePire Wheel/Ohms Law, Conduit Offset/3pt saddle,  Ampacity & Wire Size,  Box Fill, Conduit Fill, Voltage Drop, Motor electrical/components

Resistor Ratio Calculator and RF Pad CalculatorFreeTwo versions - Quickly and easily determines the standard resistor values to best approximate a desired ratio

WiFi AnalyzerFreeShows the Wi-Fi channels around you. Helps you to find a less crowded channel for your wireless router.

Sound Level MeterFreeIt displays the current, maximum and minimum values in decibels, and generates sound level charts.

Speedtest.net network speed measurementFreeMeasure the network speed of your Android device.

Unit ConverterFreeConvert common units from one measurement to another.

IPv4 Subnet CalculatorFreeCalculate IPv4 subnets and Ips.

IPv4 Address CalculatorFreeIP Address calculator, particularly for use with CIDR networks.

Network Ping ToolFreeSimple network ping that show stats after it's done.

Network Scanner/DiscoveryFreeComputer/devices discovery and port scanner for local area network.

SNMP ManagerFreeSNMP manager who has functions, such as a MIB browser, Trap reception, and Trap transmission.

publications
PUBLICATIONS
  • Free Publications:
    • Broadband Library
    • BBL International
    • Cable Learning Review
    • CED
    • Interval
    • SCTE Monthly
    • SCTE NewsBrief
    • Standards Bulletin
  • Plus lots of discounts on other publications!
slide13
THE VALUE OF SCTE:

PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT

  • Free for Members to use
  • Quick-hitting downloadable tools to make your job easier.
    • Tech Facts
      • 3DVideo with High-Speed HDMI
      • Output Power of an Optical Transmitter
      • Adaptive Streaming for IP Video Delivery
    • Tech Tips
      • Scientific Notation Practice
      • Practical Application of Ohm’s Law
      • Cable Attenuation
      • Metric Conversion Charts
slide15
USING SCTE RESOURCES ON

YOUR CHAPTER WEBSITE

joint scte arris pocket guide with new ip section
JOINT SCTE-ARRIS POCKET GUIDE WITH NEW IP SECTION

Looks great on mobile phones as well!

scte vendor pocketguides spanning the workforce needs
SCTE-VENDOR POCKETGUIDES:SPANNING THE WORKFORCE NEEDS

???-SCTE Business Services Guide

1H/13

1H12

2H/12

CommScope-SCTE Wireless Guide

TBD-SCTE CE/Installer PocketGuide

Cisco-SCTE IP PocketGuide

1H12

Alpha-SCTE Energy/Facility PocketGuide

2H11

2H11

Motorola-SCTE Distribution Guide

Release Date

2H10

Arris-SCTE Cable Technician Guide

HUB

eMTA

Regional

Network

(Aggregate Network)

Master Media Center

National

Backbone

(Core)

Wireless Router

STB

POP

HUB

HUB

Network Depth

white papers
WHITE PAPERS

The following are papers either already released, or planned for release in the near future:

Deploying Enhanced Media Services with MoCA®.

What is RFoG and When Does it Make Sense?

Delivering IPTV over Cable

Improving the Economics of Transport to the Hub

Optimizing the Return Path RF Signal

the value of scte scte foundation
THE VALUE OF SCTE: SCTE FOUNDATION

Financial assistance for SCTE members to attend:

SCTE Pd courses

SCTE Certification

Associate Degree programs

Over $200,000 in grants have already been distributed

Apply for a grant through the SCTE Foundation website

pd resources
PD RESOURCES
  • Certification and Certification Resources
  • Virtual Classroom
    • Online courses
    • Instructor led
    • On-demand
  • Onsite Seminars
  • Higher Education
    • RIT
    • Ft. Hays State University
  • SCTE Leadership Institute
    • Tuck at Dartmouth
    • GaTechHeadend/Hub Management
slide22
THE VALUE OF SCTE:

PD CONTENT DEPTH VS. TIME

slide23
PD LIBRARY RESOURCES

Adaptive Streaming

DOCSIS PreEqualization

IPv6

IPTV

Carrier Ethernet

Upstream Best Practices

BPI

BPT

BPE

BDS

BTS

BTCS

IPEP

DVEP

Live Learning

Certification

Linux

Carrier Ethernet Attributes

Carrier Ethernet

MPEG

Optical Fiber

IPv6

Understanding Cable

DOCSIS

IMS / SIP

Cisco Bootcamps

Fiber Termination

Metro Ethernet

Theft of Service

PSIP 1, 2, 3

WDM

Spanish

Onsite Seminars

Primers

IPv6

CCNA1

CCNA2

CCNA3

CCNA4

Understanding Cable Technology

Channel Bonding in DOCSIS 3.0

CCNA

Security

Ethernet Transport

SDV, DV

and MPEG

IMS / SIP

Virtual Classroom

IPTV

Home

Networking

Impact of

Going all Digital

Business Services

Fund. Of IP in

Cable Networks

the value of scte certifications
THE VALUE OF SCTE: CERTIFICATIONS

IPEP Components

IP (CCNA)

Advanced Routing/IPv6

DOCSIS

slide25

EXTERNAL CERTIFICATIONS SUPPORTED THROUGH SCTE:

    • Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA)
    • Cisco Certified Entry Networking Technician (CCENT)
    • Coming soon: CCNP
slide26
Why Certify?

Professional certification demonstrates solid knowledge

Demonstrates drive, self-discipline, professionalism

Career advancement

SCTE certifications raise the bar on technical knowledge

Certification provides a competitive advantage

Certification inspires the confidence of your customers

THE VALUE OF SCTE: CERTIFICATIONS

slide27

THE VALUE OF SCTE: CERTIFICATION RESOURCES

Preparing to Certify

Books, Manuals, and Guidebooks

Study Groups

Individual Mentors

scte primers
SCTE PRIMERS

Primers now available on WWW.SCTE.ORG,

New ones coming at 2-3 /month:

  • What are... Carrier Ethernet Attributes?
  • What is...Carrier Ethernet?
  • What is...eWaste?
  • What is... Fiber Cleaning?
  • What is…Hex?
  • What is...IPv6?
  • What is…MoCA? (pt. 1)
  • What is…MoCA? (pt.2)
  • What is…MoCA Home Networking?
  • What is…MoCA 2.0?
  • What is...OMI?
  • What is…Power Theory?

What is...Project Management?

What is…PSIP? (pt. 1)

What is…PSIP? (pt. 2)

What is…PSIP? (pt. 3)

What is…RF Theory?

What is…RF Spectrum?

What is...R and U Value?

What is...Skin Effect?

What is…Terminated Connector Performance?

What is...Theft of Service?

What are…Video Delivery Methods?

What is…WDM?

live learning tm webinars
LIVE LEARNINGTM WEBINARS

DTV, IP, and IPv6

Adaptive Streaming: IP Video Delivery

End-to-End Traffic Engineering -- Challenges and Considerations

IP 101

IPTV a.k.a. Video Over IP

IPTV: How It Works and How to Monitor/Troubleshoot It

IPTV - Monitoring, Diagnosis and Analysis

IPv6: Deployment Issues and Challenges

IPv6 in the Data Center

Should Cable Move to IPTV via Video Over DOCSIS?

Migration to an IPv6 Infrastructure

The Path to IPv6 in Cable Networks

Troubleshooting MPEG2

Emergency Alert System (EAS)

Emergency Alert System (EAS) - Is Your System Ready?

Fiber Transport

FTTx: Friend or Foe?

Cable’s Fiber to the Home (PON over HFC network to the Premises)

Fundamentals

IP for the Cable Engineer

HDTV/3DTV

3DTV: Delivery to the Home

An Overview of the DOCSIS® Set-top Gateway Protocol

HFC Systems

Characterizing Signal Leakage From an All-Digital Cable Network

Managing Linear and Non-Linear Distortions in HFC Systems

Modern Upstream Best Practices

The National Electrical Code: Why Comply?

PacketCable™

An Overview of IP Multimedia Subsystem (IMS)

PacketCable™: Architecture, Equipment and Transport

Moving to PacketCable™ 2.0

Network Infrastructure, IMS, SIP and PacketCable 2.0™ - Should We Do It?

PacketCable™ Multimedia (PCMM): More Than Just VoIP

PacketCable™ Reliability in the Outside Plant

Downloadable DOCSIS Checklist for the PacketCable™ Reliability in the Outside Plant seminar

PacketCable™: Provisioning the Service and Guaranteeing Quality

Switched Digital Video

A View From the Top: Switched Digital Video

Switched Digital vs. All Digital

VoIP

Troubleshooting VoIP in a DOCSIS Network

VoIP Protocols: SIP and MGCP/NCS - SIP and MGCP/NCS

Trends in Cable Telecommunications: What's Next? 

Wireless Technology

802.16 - WiMAX and WMAN: Opportunity or Threat?

Seamless Mobility

The Integration of Wi-Fi and WiMAX in HFC

Home Networking

Distributing Video in a Whole-home Application Securely and Efficiently

Home Networking Technologies

In-Home Support Services

The Emerging In-Home Network, Here Comes Video!

Networks

Carrier Grade Ethernet

Carrier Ethernet Networks: Ethernet Mobile Backhaul

Carrier Grade Ethernet: Is Your Network Prepared?

CWDM/DWDM - Bandwidth Demand Tamed

Deploying Ethernet Transport: Engineering Best Practices

Ethernet Service Testing and Monitoring

Metro Ethernet and Carrier Grade Ethernet in the HFC Network

Migrating to Business Ethernet Services

Next Generation Networks: Speed, Services and Solutions – The Cable Network of the Future

OCAP

Tru2way, OCAP and EBIF - What it means for MSOs

Advanced Advertising

Advanced Advertising in the All-Digital Network

Understanding the SCTE 130 Technical Framework

Business Services

Cell Backhaul - Testing and Monitoring Best

Meet SLA requirements

Enabling Technologies for Profitable Ethernet Services

How Does Cellular Backhaul Work?

How to Ensure the Big One Doesn't Get Away

Update on CableLabs® Business Services Specifications

Winning Architectures for Cable's Business Services 2008

Migrating to Business Ethernet Services

Service Management

Digital Rights Management - Extending Conditional Access Throughout the Home

The Holy Grail of Flow - Through Provisioning

DOCSIS®

Bandwidth Management and the Impact of DOCSIS® Channel Bonding

DOCSIS 3.0 - It's Deployment Time

DOCSIS® 3.0 Revisited

IP Video over DOCSIS® Networks

Monitoring and Managing a DOCSIS™ 3.0 Network

The DOCSIS® M-CMTS™ Architecture

DOCSIS® PreEqualization

Live LearningTM Archives

new scte e course understanding cable technology
NEW SCTE E-COURSE:UNDERSTANDING CABLE TECHNOLOGY
  • Cable basics for new hires, technicians, non-technical professionals, government affairs managers, and CSRs
current and potential pd courses
CURRENT AND POTENTIAL PD COURSES

Virtual Classroom Course Offerings Now

  • Home Networking *
  • IPv6: Impact on Cable Networks *
  • Channel Bonding in DOCSIS 3.0 *
  • Fundamentals of SDV, Digital Video and MPEG Video *
  • Ethernet Transport *
  • Overview of IMS & SIP - PacketCable™ 2.0 *
  • CCNA1 Discovery: Networking for Home and Small Business
  • CCNA2 Discovery: Working at a Small-to-Medium Business/ISP
  • CCNA3 Discovery: Introducing Routing and Switching in the Enterprise
  • CCNA4 Discovery: Designing and Supporting Computer Networks
  • CCNA Security

* Also available On-Demand

Virtual Classroom Course Offerings Potential

  • Juniper Networks Technical Certification Program (JNTCP)
  • Red Hat Certified Engineer (RHCE)

On-Site Offerings Available

  • Cable Technology for the Nontechnical Professional
  • CCNA1 Boot Camp: Networking for Home and Small Business
  • CCNA2 Boot Camp: Working at a Small-to-Medium Business or ISP
  • Channel Bonding in DOCSIS® 3.0
  • Digital Basics and DOCSIS® Fundamentals
  • DOCSIS® Systems
  • Ethernet Transport
  • Fundamentals of SDV, Digital Video and MPEG Video
  • IPv6: Deployment Issues and Challenges
  • Return Path
  • Train the Trainer
  • Troubleshooting Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP)
  • Certified Wireless Technical Specialist
  • Linux Essentials
slide32

Institutional Education

Programs

Operator / Vendors

Programs Vs. Workforce

Level 4

Leadership

Dartmouth

C-Level Management:CEOs, COOs, CTOs, CFOs, CIOs, CSOs, EVPs, SVPs

Level 3

Optimizing Technology

Georgia Tech

Senior Management:General Managers, VPs, Directors

Ft. Hays State University

Accredited Program

Level 2

Rochester Institute of Technology (RIT)

Accredited Program

Operational Management:Tech Supervisors, Operations Managers, Consultants

Level 1

Customer Facing:Techs, Installers, CSRs, Contractors

scte georgia tech network ops management
SCTE-GEORGIA TECH NETWORK OPS MANAGEMENT
  • Take Georgia Tech’s existing IT Management Program and customize for cable headends/hubs
  • Announcement: 3Q11, Delivery 1Q12
  • Current topics:
  • New topics under consideration: Network capacity/reliability strategy planning, contractor installation management, RF network management
  • Day 1
  • Foundational concepts in Corporate Strategy
  • Process for Developing an IT Strategic Plan
  • Case Exercise on IT Strategic Planning
  • Application of planning process to participant’s company
  • Day 2
  • Fundamental concepts in Managerial Accounting
  • Methods for Evaluating IT Investments
  • Applying Evaluation Concepts to a Case
  • Day 3
  • Why do IT Projects Fail?
  • Project Management Body of Knowledge Areas
  • IT Governance Model
  • Application of concepts to a case
  • Day 4
  • Optimizing data center performance
  • Managing help desk operations and support
  • Business Continuity and Disaster Recovery Planning
  • Sustainability issues and Green IT
  • Day 5
  • Cost/benefits of outsourcing vs. internal IT
  • Case analysis of outsourcing
  • Managing vendors and contracts
  • Best practices in IT off-shoring and BPO
slide34

SCTE LEADERSHIP INSTITUTE AT DARTMOUTH

  • April 26-30 2011, April 2012 Announced
  • Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth
  • Program optimized for cable leadership:
    • Developing a strategic mindset
    • Connecting strategic vision to implementation
    • Finance tools for value creation
    • Leadership, change and influence in technology
    • How to build the right team
    • Why smart executives fail
    • The art of effective decision making
    • Real causes of enduring market leadership
    • Aligning the supply chain : Service and mass customization
    • Building an integrated strategy
    • Understanding and executing for value creation
    • What got you here won’t get you there
summary what has scte done for us lately
SUMMARY: WHAT HAS SCTE DONE FOR US LATELY?
  • Techs
  • Supervisors, Engineers and Chapter Leaders
  • Managers/Executives
ok so what has scte done for us techs lately
OK, SO WHAT HAS SCTE DONE FOR US TECHS LATELY?
  • 27 Primers, 2-3 new ones per month
    • Spanish and German translation underway as well
  • New e-courses
    • Understanding Cable Technology
    • Fundamentals of IP Networking
    • Impact of Going All Digital
  • New BPI/T certification resources
    • Manual: General availability Sept 2011
    • E-courses: 4Q11 availability
    • Updated BPI/T certification: 4Q11
  • Joint SCTE-ArrisPocketguide
  • Joint SCTE-Alpha Pocketguide: coming soon!
ok so what about supervisors engineers and chapter leaders
OK, SO WHAT ABOUT SUPERVISORS, ENGINEERS AND CHAPTER LEADERS?
  • Supervisor 101 symposium developed, first launch at New England Chapter this fall
    • Will become national program at Chapter Leadership Conference
  • Capacity management/planning symposium at EXPO this year
  • LiveLearning Webinars: renewed emphasis on operations and new technology
  • New technical journal, 1Q12 launch
  • New DOCSIS training, jointly developed with CableLabs, 3Q11 and potential DOCSIS certification
  • New Digital Video training (currently onsite, soon to be e-course)
  • IPTV working group almost complete with competencies, training content already in development
  • University partnerships
and the managers what about us
AND THE MANAGERS, WHAT ABOUT US?
  • Ga Tech course on Headend/Hub management: 1Q12
  • Tuck Executive Leadership
    • 2011 big hit, 2012 already announced
  • New SMS standard for headend/hub equipment and best practices for headend/hub/datacenter management
slide39
If you are a current member, take advantage of your SCTE Membership and increase your technical proficiency.

If you aren’t a member yet, invest in yourself and join today!www.scte.org