This paper recaps a recent Webinar produced with Light Reading, Kailem Anderson, Blue Planet's VP of Solutions Engineering, and James Crawshaw, Senior Analyst from Heavy Reading. They discussed the key objectives of the telco transformation, looked at intelligent automation across network and IT stacks, and explored the automation journey and toolkit. Kailem uncovered Blue Planet’s lessons learned so far, and how agile architecture can support service optimization, then outlined three CSP success stories about service fulfillment and assurance.