Rickard Cöster, a Senior Specialist in Data Analytics at Ericsson Research, discusses Big Data Analytics. In the Tech Talk, Rickard discusses what is Big Data, why it is important to all of us and also gives some examples.
5G will integrate new and existing radio-access technologies, rather than be based on a single breakthrough technology, and this will mark the next phase of a radically transformative global process – the connectivity revolution. And while it’s too early to know exactly what 5G will mean for individual players or industries, there is no doubt it will disrupt value chains and enable new opportunities on an unprecedented scale both within and across industries.
The world’s cities are often congested and complex, but they are also among the planet’s most exciting places to live. Research for Ericsson’s Networked Society City Index has found a strong correlation between the ICT maturity of a city and the way that city stakeholders can use ICT to bring social, economic and environmental benefits to the population.
By mining the vast amount of data produced by the array of connected things within any city, ICT can contribute to efficient day-to-day city management and help leaders and citizens alike negotiate the challenges of their current rapid rate of development.
The banking and financial services industry needs to show flexibility and creativity to adjust to the relentless pace of change today, writes Kosta Peric – the deputy director of the “Financial Services for the Poor” initiative at the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation. There particularly needs to be a change in mindset, from capturing consumers to empowering them. And within that change, a mobile focus is a no-brainer, Peric writes, along with investments in social media and big data analytics.
For an operator, being agile means being fast and flexible enough to remain in control and gain the time it needs to look ahead and deliver great experiences, says Ivo Bures, of the Qatar-based operator Ooredoo. And operations and business support systems (OSS/BSS) are the key to both meeting the challenge of growth and turning it into opportunity.
La evolución de LTE es clave para alcanzar la visión de Ericsson sobre la Sociedad Conectada. Esta visión significa que, en el futuro, cualquier cosa que se beneficia al estar conectada estará conectada: desde parquímetros y alarmas de las casas hasta autos y contenedores de basura.
Avea has become a firm favorite among the youth segment, carving out a niche for itself in the competitive Turkish market. This customer base is a technology-savvy group that has grown up with mobile telecommunications. They use mobile broadband in all aspects of their daily life and expect the best performance from the network, and for Avea to offer the services that suit their needs.
Robert Kirkpatrick, Director of the United Nations Global Pulse, speaks about the opportunity big data presents to help communities develop in a more sustainable way.