Archive for April, 2018

30
Apr
World experts in the ‘Data Science Day’ of Columbia University
  • Synergic Partners
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'Columbia Data Science Day' brought together the latest trends and research on data science in the world at Columbia University last month. Great experts in Data Science and Big Data met on March 28 at Columbia University in New York City as part of the 'Data Science Day'. The day included, at academic level, with the presentation of the latest research of the DSI (DeepXplore as a tool box-white of Deep Learning, for instance). But also, at the industry level, three presentations around areas of medicine, bioinformatics and financial risks associated with cybersecurity. As on other occasions, we had the opportunity to attend the demos and posters session, highlighting the presentation of techniques such as transfer learning in health environments;…

27
Apr
Repsol, Bankia and Merck: the use of Big Data is an unstoppable reality
  • Victoria Elosua
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  • Bankia . Big Data . El País Retina . Estrategia . Merck . Nuevas tecnologías . Organización Data Driven . Repsol . Retos . STEM . Talento . Transformación digital . WiDS . WiDS Madrid . Women in Data Science .

Education, integration of new technologies and attraction of talent are some of the keys and challenges highlighted by women directives of Repsol, Bankia and Merck to adapt their organizations to the digital transformation. Belén Ruiz, Project Manager Data Management & Analytics at Repsol; Diana Díaz, Director of Analytical Systems and Big Data at Bankia; and Paz Alvarado, Director of Digital Development and Innovation at Grupo Merck, were in charge of materializing the Big Data maturity point were companies are in diverse sectors such as industry, banking and pharmaceuticals. During the debate, in addition to sharing their personal experience, three main topics were discussed: the importance of data in business and the use of new technologies, how the business strategy adapts…

13
Apr
“Las tecnologías en auge como Big Data, IA, Blockchain o Computación Distribuida apuntan a un mismo camino; a ser una commodity” afirma Santiago González en el Congreso ASLAN 2018
  • Synergic Partners
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  • Big Data . Congreso Aslan . Data Science . Eventos . innovación . Inteligencia Artificial . Synergic Partners .

Durante el Congreso ASLAN 2018, el evento anual que reúne a profesionales del mundo tecnológico y de la innovación, se organizó el coloquio “Made in Spain” en el que Santiago González, de Synergic Partners, habló del estado del arte en Big Data. La Asociación @asLAN organizó los pasados días 11 y 12 de abril la vigésimo quinta edición de este Congreso anual nacional bajo el título “Enabling Digital Transformation”, con la participación de más de 100 compañías especializadas en “Servicios, aplicaciones e infraestructuras conectadas para hacer posible la Transformación Digital” y el apoyo de las principales instituciones del sector. El evento, que contó con la participación de más de 6.000 profesionales, ofreció una sección de coloquios en la que Synergic…

11
Apr
The acceleration of the insurance sector in Big Data
  • Alfredo Martínez
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  • Analítica Avanzada . Big Data . Blog Synergic . Data . Data Science . datos . Insurance . Sector Asegurador . Sector Seguros . Insurance .

Of all the applications of Big Data, insurance companies demand to exploit the value of their data to enhance their relationship with their customer, from the acquisition to loyalty. In the insurance sector, there are few moments of interaction with the customer thereby few occasions to obtain information from them. Therefore, offering a personalized and agile service has become crucial. For this, data is fundamental as a raw material for the business intelligence, which far from being a complementary tool, as is seen in other sectors, is an asset to be exploited in a highly competitive and customer-focused sector. Today practically all companies in the sector are hiring experts to drive the digital transformation process, many of them lacking clear…

05
Apr
Webinar: predicting crime with Big Data in New York
  • Synergic Partners
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  • Big Data . Columbia University . Crime Prediction . Data Analytics . Data Science . Evento . innovación . Innovation . NYC . Predicción del Crimen . Synergic Partners . Webinar .

A society concern today is the crime committed in our cities. We know the police works to reduce the crime rates but, what if they could predict what will happen and where? Do you think it is possible to predict a felony? and to know in which place and at what time it will take place? Through the use of Big Data it is possible. With a prediction model of 86% of accuracy, we demonstrate the crimes that can be vaticinated in New York City. In collaboration with the University of Columbia and the City Hall of New York we worked on the investigation of the possible sources of available data and applying data analytics models, interesting results were obtained…

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