When seeking private investment, momentum is a key aspect of entrepreneurship. A testament to this is this startup with founders from Mexico, Peru and Kazakhstan, which has focused its efforts on applying research and development to the field of healthcare.
Recent years have seen an explosion in mobile payments in countries like Kenya or the area of Bangladesh. The two countries have something in common: both are developing areas, whose economy and society are in a somewhat precarious situation. This said, a question arises. Why are these systems working here and not in other places where greater efforts are being made to create payment platforms with cell phones? What do both places have in common? Let's find out.
Many studies already divide the roles that must be included in a good team specialized in Big Data projects, and an analysis of this trend in the world of data management took place during InnovaChallenge Data Week. What roles must your team include?
Capgemini consultancy has published a report that breaks down the impact of the acceptance of Big Data as a transformer agent of the global scene in the world of business. Now that the importance of Big Data has been accepted, the Capgemini consultancy agency has published the report Big & Fast Data: The Rise of Insight-Driven Business. This report shows to what extent this has been a turning point for 1.000 senior decision-makers from nine industrial sectors in a dozen countries, leaving aside the media noise that Big Data has generated in business circles.
Everyone is looking for the next revolution in the mobile applications sector. There are many out there and they all want to be the next big business opportunity. Some set the trend for what the future will bring and now everyone is looking at Meerkat and Periscope because they may be the great revolution this year.
Technology has become smaller and, by extension, less visible to the human eye. This is not merely a reduction in size, this transformation is accompanied by simplifying use, making things easier for the user and camouflaging everything from when the action takes place until the reaction comes. A promising future, but one in which you have to look closely to understand all the implications.
Security and mobile payments have become two critical factors in terms of the future of banking and the relationship with the customers. We met with David González from G&D who talked to us extensively about the key market trends and some of the most pressing current issues in this sector.
As games evolve, so does the way we access them. We enjoy them on various screens and also pay for such content in other ways. We have gone from a one-off payment for a physical copy to microtransactions that make games more accessible to the masses and opens up new possibilities for monetizing and doing business. They are the future, and many case studies corroborate that this is where the industry is heading.
Our car registers a ton of data: speed, routes, gasoline consumption. Data that is useful to us now but that in the future will be applied within a larger ecosystem of big data where all this information will be used efficiently to improve our security and to drive more efficiently. The time is yet to come, but we will give you the keys to knowing everything that will be seen in the coming years.