Archive for 2016

19
Dec
The AED (Spanish Association of Directors) Lists Big Data as a Challenge for Spanish Companies in 2017
  • Synergic Partners
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  • AED . Asociación Española de Directivos . Big Data . CaixaForum . Carme Artigas . Empresas Españolas . Empresas predictivas . innovación . Reto de Directivos . Reto de empresa . Retos 2017 .

Carme Artigas affirms that Big Data allows companies to move from reactive to predictive The Spanish Association of Directors (AED), an organization focused on the personal and collective development of the country’s directors, held a conference entitled Challenges for Directors in 2017 at CaixaFòrum in Barcelona. Carme Artigas, founder and CEO of Synergic Partners, was asked to speak on the growing importance of big data in business strategies. Artigas began her speech by affirming that directors in 2017 cannot allow themselves the luxury of not knowing what big data is. “Collecting and analyzing information in order to make better decisions, that is big data. Being able to process information of all kinds allows us to create new business opportunities,” stated…

15
Dec
Reinventing the Industry in an Exponential World
  • Synergic Partners
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  • Carme Artigas . Feria Tecnológica . IQS . IQS Tech Fair . Revolución Industrial . Startups . Startups Industriales . Synergic Partners . Tech Fair .

Carme Artigas, Founder and CEO of Synergic Partners, inaugurated the first edition of the IQS Tech Fair, a technology fair for industrial startups put on by IQS Tech Factory in Barcelona   More than 400 people attended the Technology Fair for Industrial Startups at the IQS Tech Factory in Barcelona on Wednesday. The event featured investors, movers from the entrepreneurial and business worlds, institutions from both the public and private sectors and representatives from other centers of business. Carme Artigas, CEO at Synergic Partners, was responsible for inaugurating this first edition of the IQS Tech Fair with a conference entitled, “Reinventing the Industry in an Exponential World.” In her speech, Artigas spoke of how in both the digital and real…

22
Nov

If I ask about the best way to manage the storeroom of a neighborhood shop, I am sure that we would quickly reach the conclusion that there are certain aspects that are absolutely necessary, such as, for example, that it be organized (in order to find the product when a customer asks for it), that it have an inventory (in order to know how many units I have, which models, their conditions and whether or not they are close to expiration) and that it be locked (in order to avoid someone coming and stealing the merchandise or simply destroying everything so that we cannot sell it). If, instead of the neighborhood shop, we were to discuss Amazon, no one would…

22
Nov
Carme Artigas Inspires Businesswomen in the Technology Sector
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  • Carme Artigas . Mujeres Emprendedoras . Secotr Tecnológico . Telefonica Open Future . Women in Business . Women Leaders . Women´s Age .

Carme Artigas, CEO and founder of Synergic Partners participated in the event Women’s Age, an initiative of Telefonica Open Future whose objective is to promote the presence of businesswomen in the world of technology. Currently, less than 20% of technology start-ups are founded by women or have women on their board of directors. At the meeting, held Friday, November 18th in Madrid, Carme Artigas talked about her experience, stating, “In Spain, starting a business is difficult, for both men and women, but when I decided to start my business, I realized that I had always been an entrepreneur.” Artigas shared the beginnings of her company as well as the fact that it now has 120 employees at a time when…

14
Nov
Carme Artigas: An Innovator who’s Making a Difference
  • Synergic Partners
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  • Big Data . Big Data & Business . Big Data Analytics . Data Science . Influential Women . Innovator . Insights Success . Liderazgo femenino . Women in Business . Women Leaders .

The urge to change the world with the zeal for innovation is the power that drives innovative people in the world. With the same gusto, i.e. to make an impact in the progress of society by helping organizations adopt new innovative technologies so that they can get benefitted from the advantages these technologies bring, Carme Artigas started her own venture, Synergic Partners. Carme wanted to run her own company in an innovation area where she could really make a difference in the way information and data was used and analyzed. Carme shares, “I decided to fund a company in the year 2006 to help businesses become data-driven organizations, thanks to the new emerging technologies around Big Data Analytics.” Starting her career…

08
Nov
A Brief History of Machine Learning
  • Víctor Gonzalez
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  • Big Data . ciencia de los datos . Data Science . Machine Learning .

As members of the Machine Learning community, it would be a good idea for us all to have an idea of the history of the sector we work in. Although we are currently living through an authentic boom in Machine Learning, this field has not always been so prolific, going through periods of high expectations and advances as well as “winters” of severe stagnation. Birth [1952 - 1956] 1950 — Alan Turing creates the “Turing Test” to determine whether or not a machine is truly intelligent. In order to pass the test, the machine must be capable of making a human believe that it is another human instead of a computer. 1952 — Arthur Samuel writes the first computer program…

02
Nov
HACK&HEALTH: The Terrassa City Hall Will Hold the First Big Data and Health Hackathon with the Collaboration of Synergic Partners
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  • aplicaciones . apps . Big Data . ciencia de datos . Data Science . Data visualization . hack-health . hack&health . hackathon . hackaton . salud . visualización de datos .

HACK&HEALTH, the first big data and health hackathon will be held November 25 and 26 and will provide an opportunity to offer creative solutions that will improve the lives of the population. The initiative, driven by the Terrassa City Hall with the collaboration of Synergic Partners, will take place at the Industrial School Building of the UPC of Terrassa (ETSEIAT). The activity will be open to the public and will focus on entrepreneurship and innovation and will aim to recognize talent in the sectors of big data, data science, data visualization, programming, business vision… with awards for the best initiatives. The participants will be challenged to find creative, health-related solutions and to create applications and visualization dashboards, to develop code,…

26
Oct

In comparison, artificial intelligence will reduce the least specialized jobs in Europe by 57%, according to Carme Artigas, CEO and founder of Synergic Partners during Big Data Week The rapid evolution of the sector, which will allow for the creation of machines more intelligent than human beings by 2030, makes clear the need for regulation of the ethical aspects of artificial intelligence “Big data is already mature and the challenge now is to see how to apply artificial intelligence to business in the best way possible,” says Artigas Madrid. October 24, 2016. “OCDE estimates that jobs will be reduced by 57% in Europe due to artificial intelligence, especially in less specialized fields,” said Carme Artigas, CEO and founder of Synergic…

24
Oct
Synergic Partners and Telefónica Announce the Winners of the DSAwards
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Banco Santander, Lorenzo Lara (Marca newspaper) and Marcos González (Join SP), Tableros Tradema, Antonio Pita (Liberbank) and Íñigo González (Mobile One2One), winners of the first edition of the Data Science Awards Spain 2016 Around twenty companies and journalists specializing in data journalism also participated in the awards The panel of judges for the awards was made up of national and international big data experts The awards presentation ceremony will take place during Big Data Week Madrid 2016, on October 24 Madrid. October 5, 2016 Synergic Partners, the company within Grupo Telefonica specializing in big data and data science, together with Telefonica, has published the winners of the first edition of the Data Science Awards 2016, the first awards in Spain…

19
Oct

The firm will oversee the final project of six groups of students in the Data Science master’s program which will, for the first time, work with real data in order to offer real solutions to a current problem Synergic Partners is the only European company to participate in the mentoring of the final master’s project of the New York University Synergic Partners will oversee the Capstone projects of six groups of students at Columbia University in New York. Over the next three months, the big data and data science consultancy will guide the data science master’s students at the American university as the carry out their final projects. Synergic Partners, the only European company to participate in this advising program,…

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