Data Analytics executive Eskigun flags supply chain optimisation driven by IBM Cloud Pak for Data. IBM uses virtual conference to launch new Cloud Pak and Watson capabilities.
“Immersive” virtual meetings and challenges of network management on refreshed agenda.
Round‑up of recent activity within Telefónica-backed startup and venturing ecosystems.
Telefónica|Vivo joined the first meeting of the Microsoft Brasil‑germinated Brazilian artificial intelligence (AI) industry board.
Average cost‑per‑premises passed dips below €1,000, with further efficiencies anticipated. Agile IT and advance fibre planning supporting an accelerated rollout and streamlined back-office processes. Höttges ready and willing to buy wholesale and collaborate to build fibre momentum with progress on EWE and Stuttgart partnerships flagged.
T‑Systems partnered with startup Ottopia to demonstrate remote control of a connected‑car using an artificial intelligence (AI)-equipped management system.
Deutsche Telekom Capital Partners (DTCP) pledged further funding to Keepler Data Tech, a cloud‑enabled artificial intelligence and machine learning data analytics developer, in a Series‑A funding round
Round‑up of recent activity among Telefónica-backed startup and venturing ecosystems.
Vodafone Spain to do deeper dive into customer journeys. News fits a trend of Amdocs showcasing its presence across the Group.
Deutsche Telekom Capital Partners confident of turning South Korean technology startups into ‘unicorns’
Telefónica talks-up connected home capabilities with new apps from partners, but with limited reach. ‘Home‑as‑a‑computer’ a technological focus for the Group, although commercial demand unproven, and early gloomy indications of Movistar Home performance. Latest announcement bolsters Microsoft position as key AI partner for Telefónica.
BT Enterprise and ContactEngine, in partnership to create AI-based conversations, win at UK Customer Experience Awards 2019.
Vodafone nearly half-way through migrating its Hadoop‑based big data analytics platform, serving eleven countries, onto Google Cloud Platform. “Cloud-native” Neuron systems leans on Google’s expertise in AI and ML. Full migration from Hadoop to Neuron slated before 31 March 2020.
Refreshed MyVodafone app launches; 16 markets targeted. Promises better personalisation. Leadership takes yet another shot at reducing retail costs. Forms part of Digital First strategy to upend retail channel model.
New buddy for DT’s vaunted ‘voicification’ strategy.
Closer AI collaboration on cards between T‑Labs and Big Blue.