Monday, 5 de October de 2015


Plan de Actuación Anual: herramienta de programación a corto plazo de la política de ciencia, tecnología y de innovación (FECYT)

El Plan de Actuación Anual es la herramienta de programación a corto plazo de la política de ciencia, tecnología y de innovación, pues facilita la consulta de las convocatorias previstas y permite una mejor planificación por parte de los agentes beneficiarios de las ayudas. Este documento incluye las convocatorias a desarrollar por las diferentes unidades gestoras, con su calendario y financiación previstos.

Programa de Actuación Anual 2015


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How essential is cloud storage for consumers? (GfK)

Many companies offer services that enhance the cloud experience – whether it is increased security or customizable services, such as digital photograph albums which can easily be shared with friends or family.

But are consumers actually interested in the cloud for their personal use?

We asked over 26,000 internet users in 22 countries how strongly they agree - or disagree - with the statement "it is essential for me to access or store my photos, documents, music and other content in 'the cloud' (with 'the cloud' defined as "a secure Internet location that you can access from any location or device").

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Beyond agile: Reorganizing IT for faster software delivery (McKinsey & Company)

The integration of software development with IT operations can rev up companies’ delivery of new applications. But this approach may not be right for every part of the IT portfolio.

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Internet of Things (IoT) en la Transformación Digital de las empresas (íncipy e Inesdi)

Cómo innovar en nuevos modelos de negocio y en nuevas experiencias digitales de tus clientes

Nos encontramos ante un nuevo paradigma donde las empresas en su proceso transformación digital van a tener o tienen (según el sector) a su alcance un gran reto de innovación y a la vez una gran oportunidad de crecimiento y mejora en sus modelos de negocio que proviene de la tecnología y los dispositivos que permiten conectar a Internet "cualquier cosa" (everything).

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Deep Shift: Technology Tipping Points and Societal Impact (World Economic Forum)

Digital connectivity enabled by the software technologies is changing the society fundamentally. The scale of the impact and the speed of the changes taking place have made the shift so different from any other industrial revolutions in human history.

The Global Agenda Council on the Future of Software and Society conducted a survey of 800 executives to fully capture when would these game-changing technology breaking into the public domain to a significant degree, and the implication of these shifts to individual, organizations, government and society. It is clear through navigating the 21 dazzling technology shifts that the world will function ...

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Mobile payment. Is this the turning point? (Arthur D. Little)

Mobile payment has been on the agenda of numerous players across industries for more than a decade. Now, with Apple Pay launched and the markets getting equipped, mobile payment may finally take off, also in developed markets. Most recent example underlining the potential for a final uptake, the German grocery chain ALDI, known as a rather traditional player, announced the introduction of mobile payment in Germany, a country with a current cash share of more than 80%.

Our report takes this opportunity to shed some light on the latest developments of the ecosystem, compare the maturity of existing solutions, and ...

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Changing roles: How technology is transforming business functions (The Economist Intelligence Unit y Microsoft)

Technology has had a profound impact on the workplace for several decades. But the pace of change has quickened and the implications for business will be substantial over the next few years.

Changing roles: How technology is transforming business functions, an Economist Intelligence Unit report sponsored by Microsoft, explores how the workplace is evolving and the effect of technology on how people collaborate, form global teams and make decisions across various business functions.

Key findings include:

  • Work will become more complex. Rapidly swelling quantities of real-time data will increase workloads, as will demands for greater local and global collaboration.
  • Lack ...

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The Privacy Panic Cycle: A Guide to Public Fears About New Technologies (ITIF)

This report analyzes the stages of public fear that accompany new technologies when privacy advocates make outsized claims that filter through the news media to policymakers and the public.

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How to Promote Smarter Water Use by Giving Consumers Access to Their Consumption Data (ITIF)

In many parts of the United States, water is quickly becoming a scarce resource. Data-driven insights can enable utilities and consumers to manage water use better, identify leaks sooner, and discover opportunities to use water more efficiently, writes the Center for Data Innovation. To help unlock innovative uses of water data, utilities should provide consumers open access to their water usage data in a standardized format. The federal government should support this goal by encouraging water utilities to do this using the “Green Button” data standard, which has already been adopted by the energy industry to provide consumers access to ...

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Indicadores destacados de la Sociedad de la Información en España (septiembre 2015) (ONTSI)

Ya está disponible una nueva actualización del dosier de indicadores destacados de la Sociedad de la Información en España. En mayo de 2015 el número de líneas de banda ancha creció un 5 % respecto del mismo mes del año 2014, alcanzando los 12,84 millones de líneas. En dicho mes el número de líneas de telefonía móvil ha ascendido a 50,42 millones de líneas sin consideras las líneas asociadas a máquinas. El número de dominios registrado en septiembre de 2015 a través de ...

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Monedas digitales. Divisas móviles y descentralizadas (BBVA Innovation Center)

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TV and Media 2015. The empowered TV and media consumer’s influence (Ericsson ConsumerLab)

This report looks at the rapidly changing consumer habits and expectations such as the increase of on demand video viewing as well as growing importance of anywhere access.

The TV landscape is changing. New TV and media services are enabling consumers to decide what they want to watch and combine their own pick-and-mix solutions. This disruption puts the empowered user at the center. To remain relevant, service providers need to remain on their toes.

Ericsson ConsumerLab, TV and Media 2015, Report

Ericsson ConsumerLab, TV and Media 2015, Presentation

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The Innovation Imperative in the Public Sector (OECD)

The public sector has to become more innovative if it is to tackle today’s complex challenges and meet society’s changing expectations. But becoming truly innovative requires deep and broad changes to organisational culture and operations. Drawing on evidence emerging from the OECD Observatory of Public Sector Innovation’s collection of innovative practices from around the world, this report looks at how to create a government where innovation is encouraged and nurtured.

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Future TV 2025 (IDATE)

Internet TV & entertainment operators: disruptions ahead

The TV market is shaken to its very core, profound changes will
happen between now and 2025. There will be – and already are– disruptions with important impacts on the audiovisual landscape.
Our new prospective report provides a snapshot of the most likely disruptions in TV content distribution up to 2025 as well as in user behaviour. It analyses how the industry’s structure is changing and then presents in detail the long-term options available to market players. Lastly the study also offers complete market figures up to 2025 for both retained scenarios.

> If you ...

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Innovative analytics: How the world’s most successful organizations use analytics to innovate (IBM)

Data continues to grow exponentially. As big data becomes evermore ubiquitous, organizations worldwide are seeking ways to capitalize on the plethora of information in today’s digital world.

Across industries, organizations are realizing the power of big data and analytics to solve business challenges. For example, retailers are using big data solutions to more accurately forecast product demand and optimize pricing, while healthcare providers have applied predictive analytics solutions to large volumes of electronic health records to help improve patient outcomes and lower costs.

Not only are big data solutions adding value for diverse organizations, but they are being used ...

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The World’s Most Innovative Companies 2015 (Forbes)

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Drones: las aeronaves no tripuladas revolucionan todos los sectores (BBVA Innovation Center)

Los drones representan una combinación de tecnología punta y rentabilidad muy atractiva que ha asegurado que su permeabilidad se extienda a todos los distintos sectores e industrias de la economía. Sin embargo, nuestra sociedad, ahora ya tan acostumbrada al desarrollo vertiginoso de las tecnologías, no parece haberse acompasado a la velocidad a la que los drones se reproducen en ella.

En este paper podrás ver hasta que punto los drones representan una oportunidad o una amenaza, la madurez legislativa de los países a la hora de afrontar el boom de los vehículos a ...

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El ecosistema y la economía digital en América Latina

En esta obra se realiza un análisis en profundidad del ecosistema digital en América Latina, que comprende el conjunto de infraes­tructuras y prestaciones (plataformas, dispositivos de acceso) asociadas a la provisión de contenidos y servicios a través de Internet. Conocer este ecosistema es de vital importancia para definir políticas públicas, en áreas tan diversas como la digitalización de procesos productivos y la protección de la privacidad de los usuarios.

'El ecosistema y la economía digital en América Latina' está editada por Fundación Telefónica, Comisión Económica ...

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Social media banking

El llamado social media banking es una de las estrategias financieras con mayor proyección. Tiene el objetivo no solo de mejorar la comunicación con los clientes financieros, sino también de atraer a los usuarios más reacios a utilziar los sistemas tradicionales. En este paper se analizan los primeros casos prácticos que se están llevando cabo con esta estrategia, así como los informes en los que se muestran las cifras que respaldan la necesidad de este nuevo rumbo en el ámbito financiero.

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How China Is Scaling the IoT

Shanghai: At Mobile World Congress Shanghai, the GSMA today issued a new report highlighting China’s leadership in the worldwide machine-to-machine (M2M) market. According to the report, How China Is Scaling the IoT”, China is the world’s largest M2M market with 74 million M2M connections and has now become the global leader in the deployment of the Internet of Things (IoT).* The in-depth report includes insights from the country’s major mobile operators China Mobile, China Telecom and China Unicom, as well as leading industry experts, and cites the combination of a strong economy, far-sighted government investment and international ...

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