We recently had the pleasure of welcoming DJ Patil at the BBVA Innovation Center, where he offered us a masterclass on the use of Data and Big Data. This brilliant data scientist has just been appointed the first White House Chief Data Officer in the service of the United States government. Just one more proof that Big Data is not just a passing fad.
Make people the center of technological innovation to help them in their daily life. This is the best possible definition of social technology, all of these advances making it possible to change the life of users.The CATS-MAD event (Madrid Social Technology Club), held at the BBVA Innovation Center, received as special guest Carmen Fernández-Panadero, a specialist in learning projects.
Tim Brown and Roger Martin are two key names to remember in Design Thinking, now one of the most important innovation trends. Following many years of debate on the matter, we had these two giants meet face to face to outline their ideas in light of the real world and the main preoccupations of an economic and social reality that is filled with problems but also opportunities for improvement.
Good data analysis can become a great easy-to-use-tool with a good overview of the huge amount of available data. This was the aim of the founders of project Illustreets with CartoDB.
Digital banking has grown by leaps and bounds around the world and in Chile as well. The possibility of transferring money and performing many other financial operations through ATMs, mobile telephones, computers and tablets via Internet, is now joined by an innovative bank account on Facebook, the first of its kind in Latin America.
The Internet of things has been considered for some years as one the biggest trends, and it looks like 2015 will be its great year. We already know what it offers, although there are major challenges ahead. What changes will it bring? Many, and these are the sectors that will drive its growth and expansion.
The Internet of Things is set to be one of the big trends for the year ahead. It refers to a technology that is able to connect any type of device to a network, to communicate and to carry out actions. No doubt we will find ourselves using it this year without even realizing it, as one of its key features is its invisibility for most of us.
This drones startup has managed to raise €450,000 in just six days during the first investment round with the Crowdcube crowdfunding platform. Under this funding, the founders of this small company have given 20% of it to their 73 new investors.
Growing access to technology and rising rates of digital literacy among consumers the world over are changing the way people conduct banking transactions. Banks have strived to adapt to the changing habits and needs of their users by creating a new banking business model, which has been termed “banking 3.0”.