This post first appeared here in our Public Policy blog
As the World Economic Forum Annual Meeting kicks off today in Davos (Switzerland), José María Álvarez-Pallete, Chairman and CEO, Telefónica S.A, has shared his thoughts on Big Data:
Big data and, more...Continue reading »
Advanced technology, however you look at it, is quickly taking over the whole world. There are already billions of devices connected to the internet, from smartphones to cars. And the number of smart devices will keep growing as the years...Continue reading »
By Jonny Shipp, Director of Public Affairs at Telefónica
Digital services, powered by data, are reshaping the world. Transport systems are being transformed, agricultural processes improved, energy use reduced and education opened up to all.
We know that digitalisation, the adoption of these...Continue reading »
This article was first published on Telefonica’s Public Policy blog here
By Richard Benjamins, Director External Positioning & Big Data for Social Good, Telefonica
Many of us are familiar with the Sustainable Development Goals set by the United Nations for 2030 and increasingly more...Continue reading »
This article was republished courtesy of Wired.co.uk – you can find the original version here.
Telefónica’s chief data officer, Chema Alonso, told the audience at WIRED2016 about the quest to return location data to the people who created it.
Every time we...Continue reading »
Big data—which will soon be an understatement—is the amalgamation of information we’re getting from all of our mobile devices, and then adding to that soon the information we’re getting from all those other devices soon from the Internet of Things....Continue reading »
That’s not certain but what is certain is that we are entering a time with more automation than ever, where essentially everything will be a connected part of the Internet of Things, but with upgrades that come at a much...Continue reading »
“There are people who will then research and find out ‘Why is this?’ Or change policies based on this data. Information can save lives,” said Nancy Lublin, founder of Crisis Text Line. In just over two years, 15 million text...Continue reading »
As technology becomes more integrated into our everyday lives it is having a prolific impact on the growth of economies around the world. At a socio-economic level, it is estimated that digitalisation has the potential to increase GDP per capita...Continue reading »
Natural disasters affect millions of people every year and can potentially cause major disruption in infrastructures which in turn affects the efficiency of emergency responses. In this context, the availability of accurate information to understand where is the population, how...Continue reading »