Big Data Week | Barcelona 2015

Wide Eyes Technologies participated in Big Data Week Barcelona

This November, the cities of Madrid and Barcelona have hosted the Big Data Week (#BDW15) where the trends and perspectives of this new business were presented, especially for the telecommunications sector, as were the possible applications of this data study in the near future.

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Barcelona’s Mobile World Centre was the center of Big Data Week Barcelona (BDWBarcelona) where a number of conferences took place with speakers from companies such as Telefónica, BBVA, Santander, digitalOrigin, Intelligent Pharma, Imersivo, among others. In addition to holding round tables where the challenges, needs and threats of big data were discussed.

Carme Artigas, cofounder of Synergic Partners (Telefónica Group) and gold partner of #BDW15, pointed out during the opening ceremony that data analysis allows for the execution of transformations in all sectors and that Spain it has particular importance in the automotive, sanitation and manufacturing sectors. In addition, the event emphasized the need to increase openness in business and to reinforce the flow of information from them to their users.

Within the framework of Big Data Week Barcelona, the Data Science Experience Mega Meetup was held at the Mediatic. There was a practical session where various startups, among them Wide Eyes Technologies, shared how they have applied this technology to their entrepreneurial projects.

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Miguel Pousa, COO & Co-Founder of Wide Eyes Technologies, focused his talk on one of the Data Problems posed by working with Machine Learning: quantity vs. quality of data. In addition, he shared some of the techniques he uses to obtain and process data. Just as the renowned researcher of Computer Vision, Antonio Torralba said: “Today we don´t really know the limits of Deep Learning, we only know that we need huge amounts of data to make it work”

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