This might be sacrilege for a freelance writer, but I’m starting to lose faith in words now. It’s difficult to trust them these days. They’re duplicitious little sound bites, these words. I’m starting to suspect data can tell stories quicker...Continue reading »
Data protection and privacy are ever-critical themes subject to recurring debate across the world. They also appear to go hand-in-hand with the technological advances – and subsequent evolution – we see propelled to the attention of companies and people alike.
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Since the first Data Transparency Lab kick-off workshop back in November last year, we’ve come a long way. Today we’re very excited to reveal the first 6 projects that will be funded by the DTL with a total grant of...Continue reading »
By Jose Luis Agundez Dominguez (@ciberjos), Big Data Innovation, Telefonica
3 November 2014: Changes must be made to the way businesses and individuals understand and more critically, manage personal data. This was the idea behind a talk I delivered (as part of the...Continue reading »
By Richard Benjamins (@vrbenjamins), Group Director Business Intelligence & Big Data, Telefónica
16 October, 2014: Yesterday, I had the honour of presenting the keynote at a Big Data event organized by European Voice in Brussels, just after the opening by Neelie Kroes. The participants were...Continue reading »
An interview with Big Data industry pro Jose Luis Agúndez (@ciberjos) on the trends and advances in this space.
What big data applications can we expect to see in the short term?
“In the short term we are working to produce “outwards facing”...Continue reading »
By Nuria Oliver (@nuriaoliver), Scientific Director at Telefónica I+D.
As we speak, there are as many mobile phones in the world as there are humans. Mobile phones allow for unobtrusive and cost effective access to human behavioral information such as location,...Continue reading »
This is the fourth and final example of compelling initiatives that we feel are using #TechforGood – part of our video campaign (watch here) where we called for people to nominate inspiring initiatives of tech being used for wider social impact.
Laurence Kemball-Cook...Continue reading »
By María José Tomé, Data Innovation Manager, Telefonica I+D
27 May 2014, Barcelona: Together with RocaSalvatella, we’ve rolled out an exciting new study – Big Data and Tourism: New Indicators for Tourism Management. This provides a new methodology for the Spanish tourism industry.
Smart Tourism, a...Continue reading »
This is the third in a series of four striking examples of #TechforGood, and part of our video campaign (watch here) where we called for people to nominate inspiring initiatives of tech being used for wider social impact.
Julia Burkhead is deputy director at...Continue reading »