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The dangers of letting algorithms make decisions for you

November 23rd, 2018|

Decisions previously taken by humans are today taken by artificial intelligence systems. The use of these systems can also lead to risks, as indicated by Richard Benjamins, AI & Data Ambassador at Telefónica, “data is a reflection of reality, if reality is prejudiced, the data is too”. Therefore, experts like R. Benjamins claim transparency and explanation of the training model and principles are responsible for the use of AI.

“Big data is necessary to be more efficient and improve productivity”

November 22nd, 2018|

Richard Benjamins, AI & Data Ambassador at Telefónica, participated in the Big Data Valencia Congress, where,in this interview, he stressed the value of Big Data for society, in our mission to be more efficient and improve the productivity within a country; without forgetting its value to promote projects such as the Big Data for Social Good area of LUCA, digital education, the control of epidemics, responses to natural disasters and even to measure the air quality before emergency protocols due to contamination. This is the mission of the Big Data for Social Good area of LUCA.

Movistar Telefónica participated in the MMA Forum, Mexico 2018

September 13th, 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.

AD TECH- What is Smart insights, the new geospatial tool of Telefonica?

September 5th, 2018|

Telefonica launches Smart Insights into the market, an ambitious and tactical marketing proposal of geospatial proximity with services in Big Data and Advertising, that offers brands effective and efficient advertising messages. This service comes with an affordable monthly price. The objective of this tool is to make marketing campaigns even more efficient.

Sponsored navigation of Movistar Ads increases app traffic by 30%

September 4th, 2018|

According to Movistar Ads (the platform for mobile advertising for Telefonica in Latin America) sponsored navigation increases monthly traffic in applications, on average, by 30% for the companies that have used it. Insider Latam spoke with Camila Dominguez, the Advertising Business Development Manager at Telefonica, about these figures. She insists that it is a high value solution for both brands and consumers.

How should Entreprenuers prepare for the future of retail

August 28th, 2018|

During the Latam Retail Show event of 2018, which was celebrated in the Brazilian city of Sao Paulo, large businesses from the retail sector came together to share the 5 trends most relevant and applicable to them. Amongst the speakers was Elena Gil, CEO of LUCA, who shared her vision of the future of retail stating that “with the entrance of new technologies, retailers are experiencing the greatest transformation in their history”.

VI Digital Country Summit: Digital Disruption

August 20th, 2018|

This sixth edition of the two-day event reflected on important porjections in education, work, cybersecurity and modernisation of the state. Among others, Elena Gil, Global B2B of Big Data at Telefonica and CEO of LUCA, participated as a speaker. Pelayo Covarrubias, president of the Digital Country Foundation, invited the Chilean country to assume the digitalization process, clarifying that “the digital transformation is not about technology, it is about strategy, leadership and new ways of thinking”.

The new trends in AI applied to communication

July 25th, 2018|

The Media-Tics portal has identified the main trends in Artificial Intelligence applied to the world of marketing and communication. Among them, the portal mentions Telefónica’s commitment to eSports. An example of this is the collaboration between LUCA and the Movistar Riders team, which focuses on two fundamental aspects: the strengthening of players’ physical and mental preparation as a key to performance and the construction of an analytical tool that provides unique insights on the players, the competitions and the rivals they face.

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