26 June 2014: It’s undeniable that the growth of data has been exponential – last year alone, the global production of digital data reached four zettabytes, or four trillion gigabytes.
That’s more than double the amount generated in 2011. Infact, here’s...Continue reading »
By Simon Taylor (@simontaylor71), Assistant Editor at European Voice.
19 June 2014, Brussels: The amount of data generated and collected by the connected economy is staggering. The phenomenon of big data – where information comes from different sources ranging from connected...Continue reading »
By Julián García Barbosa, Sales Executive at Telefónica
21 May 2014: Boosting citizen security, cutting waste management, anticipating traffic jams and analysing citizen sentiment: just a few examples of what Big Data could do to catapult our cities into the future.
A UN report shows...Continue reading »
By William Hoffman (@will_i_also_am), Associate Director and Head of Data-Driven Development at the World Economic Forum USA
13 May 2014: One thing is becoming increasingly clear in the era of big data: we are all somewhat in the dark. No one really...Continue reading »
By Jose Luis Agundez Domínguez (@ciberjos), Big Data Innovation, Telefónica
Last week in Tallinn I had an epiphany in my understanding of how the future of the Data Trading Economy may affect individuals depending on what part of the world they were born...Continue reading »
By Jose Luis Agundez Dominguez (@ciberjos), Big Data Innovation, Telefonica
16 April, 2014: The commercial shipping industry only really flourished when precise navigation equipment brought certainty and a degree of automation into an adventurous and craftsmanship-based trading practice, where merchants had no assurance...Continue reading »
4 April 2014: Traditionally, urban analysis and the study environment by understanding the city of urban environments have used data obtained from surveys to characterise specific geographical areas or the behavior of groups of individuals. However, new data sources (including...Continue reading »
3 April 2014: Ad- revenues fuel online entities like Google, Facebook who in turn setup datacenters and purchase hardware, buy bandwidth more personal information, by entities like from Telcos and invest in human capital. In Google, Facebook and even device...Continue reading »
By Jose Luis Agúndez (@CiberJos), Big Data Innovation Program
20 March 2014: In the current context of economic downturn, the promise of Big Data to fuel growth by creating new value out of existing data is still to be realized. This is...Continue reading »
By Francesc Alted, Continuum Analytics and Luis Osa, Telefonica I+D
Francesc Alted and Yves Hilpisch from Continuum Analytics, Inc. recently visited the Telefónica site in Madrid to talk about the merits of Python in Big Data analytics. You can find the...Continue reading »