Big Data news and updates
Carme Artigas: “Data will be the new currency”
Carme Artigas, CEO of Synergic Partners, integrated company in Telefónica and considered one of the largest experts in Europe in data, prevents the use made of our information, our responsibility, and what we must demand in exchange for that use. During the interview, the expert stressed that “companies will start to distinguish themselves by the confidence they are capable of generating if in their hands the data is safe”.
Telefónica’s president proposes the approval of a ‘Digital Constitution’
José María Álvarez-Pallete has advocated a great national agreement between public and private institutions for the promotion of a “Digital Rights Charter that guarantees our values and fundamental rights in a digital future.” With the aim of ensuring that the benefits of the new digital world reach everyone. Thus, he suggests promoting fiscal and social policies that promote innovation in education, employment and taxation, and that connectivity is fostered so that no one is left behind. The statement emphasizes the need for users to know their data and have absolute control over them so that it is the user who decides how and when they should be used.
The best Big Data integrators, according to Penteo
The analysis firm Penteo has carried out a study about the world of integrators of Big Data analytics. After the study, it was decided that LUCA and their area of analysis and consultancy, Synergic Partners, was one of the most notable integrators of Big Data.
Pallete calls for the global summit of Telefonica executives
This first summit under the presidency of José María Álvarez-Pallete will take place in Madrid on 30th November and 1st December with the slogan “reunion” and will be broadcast to more than 125,900 employees of the operator through online channels. Digitalization, with all of its influence in business, will be at the centre. In addition there has been a storng push in the last two years from the operator in activities such as IoT and Big Data, with areas such as LUCA and its area of analysis and consultancy Synergic Partners.
Big Data prize for Ebury, subsidiary of Telefónica
Ebury, the fintech that specializes in international payments and foreign currency exchanges, has been awarded the Prize for Best Big Data Business Initiative by Synergic Partners, LUCA’s consultancy and analytics branch. The stand-out feature of Ebury was the proposal of using Data Science as a business strategy in order to apply AI to the management of clients and credit products, which has a positive impact on the improvement of their products, client satisfaction and the income statement.
Telefónica reveals their ‘Big Data’ offering for businesses at LUCA’s ‘Innovation Day’
Next Tuesday, Telefónica will reveal their “multisectoral offer of Big Data services for businesses” at the first edition of LUCA’s Big Data Innovation Day, the company’s data unit that was created a year ago. Chema Alonso, the Chief Data Officer of Telefónica, believes that “this first year has been one of consolidation and growth” and that “companies that continue to run themselves based on intuition and not of data run the risk of disappearing”. Among the latest developments that will be presented, the LUCA solutions such as “LUCA Store”, “LUCA Fleet” and “LUCA Comms” stand out. In addition to the application of Big Data in the sporting arena, there will be a presentation about the partnership reached between LUCA and the ‘eSports’ team of the company, Movistar Riders.
eSports rely on Big Data in order to analyze the impact of a healthy way of life on performance improvement
LUCA and the ‘eSports’ team Movistar Riders have started to work together to analyze how physical and mental preparation influence the performance of the ‘eSports’ players; this is done by monitoring the players with a new analysis tool based on Big Data. From the gaming records of the electronic sportsmen and sportswomen, you can see the progress of a player and compare them with others, as explained by Movistar Riders in a statement.
The Reina Sofia and Telefónica present the first Big Data study carried out in a Spanish museum
Synergic Partners, el área de consultoría y analítica de LUCA, ha realizado un estudio analítico que demuestra el potencial que tiene el uso del Big Data para mejorar la experiencia de los visitantes que acudan al Museo Reina Sofia de Madrid. Así, LUCA colabora en el desarrollo de formatos tecnológicos innovadores que permitan un mayor disfrute y conocimiento del contenido de la institución.