Big Data news and updates
The Telefónica Foundation celebrates the “Girls and Artificial Intelligence” day
The Telefónica Foundation put on the event “Girls and Artificial Intelligence” motivated by the International Women’s Day and Girls in Science. The main aim of the day is to increase professional aspirations and work expectations for the girls. Elena Gil, one of the 11 women concerned in the world of TIC, participated in a session of “speed working”, in which she shared her experiences and professional opportunities in the world of robotics, Big Data, Artificial Intelligence and technology in general.
Personalised advertising for TV, Movistar’s new bet
Natalia Barrera, Digital Consultant at LUCA Advertsing, told us that LUCA has already starting offering, in Spain, a concept known as Addressable TV, a method that is starting to be implemented in Latin America this year. “In a time where consumption through traditional means is changing, and is fragmenting more and more, the use of Big Data and technologies like this opens the door to the possibility of getting relevant information in an effective way”, she said.
Recipe to combat climate change: Big Data and Internet Things
According to a study conducted by the GSMA and the IDB, both Big Data and IoT could be two fundamental technologies in the fight against climate change. In addition, they are the basis for developing intelligent solutions that ensure sustainable economic growth. Thus, for example, LUCA has carried out a Big Data pilot to monitor the mobility of citizens, analyzing the impact on air quality and the effect this may have on their health, in order to make appropriate prevention decisions.
“As people, we have almost become data generating machines”
Elena Gil, CEO of LUCA, invited by the Spanish Association of Managers, gave an interview during the event #Desarrollo DirectivoBigData held in Santiago de Compostela, where she highlighted that “Big Data, well-used, will modify the way in which Companies make decisions”. In addition to emphasizing the importance of data and its protection she spoke about the lack of adequate talent in this field, the main obstacle for companies.
Telefónica presents the latest innovations in Burgos in cutting edge digital solutions
For three days, the exhibition InnovaTe2018 in Burgos displayed the most innovative technologies in the field of Artificial Intelligence, Big Data, Virtual Reality and Accessible Television. A technological showcase in which LUCA, Telefónica’s data unit, showed the advantages offered by Big Data for everyday life, including how it can be used to improve performance of athletes and cyclists, thanks to a bicycle from the Team Movistar Team.
Companies promote sustainable transport initiatives during the European week of mobility
On the occasion of the European week of mobility, Telefónica has announced a plan to promote sustainable mobility in its 11,000 employees of the Telefónica District in Madrid. The initiatives have been designed through LUCA, and study the movements of employees, who can now learn all the details of transport use, multimodality: the bicycle, the car and the shared car.
Movistar Telefónica participated in the MMA Forum, Mexico 2018
María Ángeles Callejo Rodríguez, Deputy Director of Digital Services and Commercial Analytics at Telefónica Movistar, shared with the attendees of the MMA Leadership Forum Mexico 2018, the new company offers that work to generate high visibility and interactivity to brands. The operator already has formats such as SMS (text messages) or MMS (multimedia messages) and reward programs that seek the optimal context to generate greater engagement between both parties.
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