Business Wire

TV Globo’s New Approach to Big Data takes the IBC Conference Prize

Del

In its 50th year, the IBC Conference is still built around the technical papers programme, with the most influential paper in the programme winning the IBC Conference Prize. This year, the award goes to Marcelo Souza and his colleagues Joāo Castellani, Daniel Monteiro and Carlos Octávio Quieroz from Brazilian broadcaster, TV Globo, for their paper entitled ‘Big data for data journalism, enhanced business analytics and video recommendation at Globo’.

TV Globo has moved to bring data analytics into the core operations of the business and revolutionising their working practices. The paper details three ways in which the company is processing massive amounts of data to achieve its business goals. Using data hosting and processing in the Amazon Web Services cloud, the solutions demonstrate real operational advantages and introducing new skills into operational areas to manage the analytics.

All papers proposed for the technical section of the IBC Conference are subject to vigorous peer review by a team of experts led by Dr Paul Entwistle. All the papers which are selected for presentation represent original thinking on relevant technologies. Of these, the most significant and engaging is selected to win the Conference Prize.

“A lot of people are talking about the potential of big data applications in the media industry, but TV Globo has actually done it, and is reaping real benefits from it,” said Dr Paul Entwistle. “What makes the paper particularly interesting is that the authors talk about three very different applications: using public data to drive the news agenda; using business analytics to understand audiences; and using machine learning to recommend content to consumers.

“We were also impressed with the readiness to share extensive details of what they have done,” Entwistle added. “There is a great deal of information and experience in this paper, backed up with very extensive references – exactly what we hope for in our technical programme.”

On behalf of his colleagues, Marcelo Souza said: “We are very proud to be awarded the prestigious IBC2017 Conference Prize, considering the importance of IBC as a forum for the media and broadcast industries. Big data applications are not just a technology matter – they bring us great potential when combined with content and business needs.

“It definitely shows that we are on the right path with digital transformation at TV Globo,” Souza added.

The TV Globo paper will be presented in the conference as part of a session on artificial intelligence, on Saturday 16 September at 08.30. The award will be handed over as part of the IBC Awards Ceremony at 18.30 on Sunday 17 September, in the Auditorium. This entertaining and lively show is free to all IBC visitors.

## ENDS ##

About IBC

IBC is the world’s leading media, entertainment and technology show. It attracts 55,000+ attendees from more than 170 countries and combines a highly respected and peer-reviewed conference with an exhibition that showcases more than 1,700 leading suppliers of state of the art electronic media and entertainment technology.

IBC2017 Dates

Conference: 14 – 18 September 2017

Exhibition: 15 – 19 September 2017

For more information about IBC2017 visit: https://show.ibc.org/

Contact information

For further information, please contact:
Bubble Communications for IBC
Louise Wells
E: louisew@bubbleagency.com
T: +44 7718 985 252

Om Business Wire

Business Wire
Business Wire
24 Martin Lane
EC4R 0DR London

+44 20 7626 1982http://www.businesswire.co.uk

(c) 2018 Business Wire, Inc., All rights reserved.

Business Wire, a Berkshire Hathaway company, is the global leader in multiplatform press release distribution.

Følg saker fra Business Wire

Registrer deg med din epostadresse under for å få de nyeste sakene fra Business Wire på epost fortløpende. Du kan melde deg av når som helst.

Siste saker fra Business Wire

BCW Names Jillian Janaczek New York Market Leader19.9.2018 15:50Pressemelding

BCW (Burson Cohn & Wolfe), a leading global communications agency, today announced Jillian Janaczek has been named Executive Vice President, Managing Director, Market Leader for New York, the firm’s largest market globally. In her new role, she will manage talent and operations of the firm’s headquarters office, maintain key client relationships and help drive business growth across all industry sectors. Rachi Govil will assume the role of Executive Vice President, Managing Director, New York Healthcare Practice Leader. “Jillian is a veteran communications professional and leader with deep experience running and growing multimillion dollar clients and large teams,” said Chris Foster, President, North America, BCW, to whom Janaczek will report. “She is also deeply committed to finding and nurturing the best talent in the business. Jillian will be an invaluable partner to me and to our entire organization as she builds the business in our largest market.” Before this role, Janaczek spent

District Court in Rotterdam (Netherlands), Accepts Jurisdiction in Securities Fraud Litigation against Petrobras19.9.2018 15:11Pressemelding

On January 23, 2017, Stichting Petrobras Compensation Foundation (the “Foundation”) initiated an international collective action for Petrobras investors who purchased Petrobras securities outside of the United States and have suffered damages as a consequence of fraud that was uncovered by the “Lavo Jato” or “Operation Car Wash” investigations at the Brazilian petrochemical company that was once the 5th largest company in the world. Petrobras has structured a significant part of its assets through the Netherlands and one of the entities issuing Petrobras securities (Petrobras Global Finance B.V.) is based in Rotterdam, the Netherlands. Moreover Petrobras is benefiting from the Dutch tax environment and Dutch investment protection treaties. Despite its strong nexus with the Dutch jurisdiction, Petrobras strongly contested the jurisdiction of the District Court in Rotterdam. Today the District Court in Rotterdam ruled in favor of the Foundation by accepting jurisdiction. Also the Court r

TRAXENS Digital Freight Train Honored as « Coup De Cœur » By ERCI Innovation Awards IoT Based Solution Presented At InnoTrans 201819.9.2018 14:00Pressemelding

TRAXENS today announced that ERCI Eurail Clusters has named TRAXENS DIGITAL FREIGHT TRAIN, Europe's first Freight Train to use an innovative IoT-based system allowing digitalization of operations, the winner of their « Coup de Cœur » Innovation Award. The prize has been given to the company at the InnoTrans 2018 tradeshow in Berlin. Initially launched with Fret SNCF, the TRAXENS DIGITAL FREIGHT TRAIN solution is based on smart devices capable of communicating with each other using wireless digital network. TRAXENS solution goes beyond smart wagons to connect the entire train offering new high-value-added services. Inherited from the Shipping Industry, TRAXENS DIGITAL FREIGHT TRAIN has been designed to work worldwide and manage any type of asset (e.g., Dry or Reefer container, wagon, trailer) which means that rail freight can be connected to the rest of the supplier chain anywhere, to explore and leverage door-to-door multimodal applications. « This industry recognition is a major miles

WilsonHCG Recognized as a Top Global RPO Provider in HRO Today Baker's Dozen for Eighth Year in a Row19.9.2018 14:00Pressemelding

WilsonHCG, a multi-award winning global leader in innovative talent solutions, has once again been recognized in HRO Today magazine's annual RPO Baker's Dozen list. It’s the eighth year in a row the company has been honored for its exemplary partnership with its clients. WilsonHCG was one of only two providers to see an increase in client satisfaction scores. The Baker’s Dozen highlights the top recruitment process outsourcing (RPO) providers on a global level and is based solely on feedback from buyers. It’s one of the most distinguished customer satisfaction surveys in the RPO industry and service providers are rated on a variety of factors including size-of-deal, breadth of solutions, and quality of service. “We’re extremely proud to be ranked in the Baker’s Dozen for the eighth year in a row. It showcases WilsonHCG’s commitment to clients and is a testament to the effort that each and every one of our people put in on a daily basis,” says John Wilson, CEO at WilsonHCG. “We’re thank

Sharjah Announces its First Fully Integrated Investors Services Centre19.9.2018 13:36Pressemelding

In a bid to support prospective foreign investors expand their international growth ambition in the UAE, its third largest emirate, Sharjah, has announced the launch of a digitally robust business facilitation initiative, the Investors Services Centre. This press release features multimedia. View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20180919005444/en/ General photo of Sharjah (Photo: Shurooq) The emirate’s investment and development authority, Shurooq, has partnered with Injazat Services, to develop this high-end facility to offer an exhaustive list of fully integrated business consultancy services, which will specially benefit new players on the UAE turf. The office will serve as a key access point for global business owners and investors in Sharjah, and serviced by a highly trained staff, will play an integral role in facilitating high-level and mid-level investments across a variety of sectors within the emirate. Through this service centre, investors will b

ISACA Research: Only 4 in 10 Tech Professionals Confident in Security of Their Organizations’ AI Deployments19.9.2018 13:00Pressemelding

Despite heightened interest in enterprise deployment of artificial intelligence, only 40 percent of respondents to ISACA’s second annual Digital Transformation Barometer express confidence that their organizations can accurately assess the security of systems based on AI and machine learning. This press release features multimedia. View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20180919005423/en/ ISACA's 2018 Digital Transformation Barometer looks at companies' digital transformation journeys, including the technologies with the biggest impacts and the positive effect of digitally literate leaders. (Graphic: Business Wire) This becomes especially striking given the potential for serious consequences from maliciously trained AI; survey respondents identify social engineering, manipulated media content and data poisoning as the types of malicious AI attacks that pose the greatest threat within the next five years. AI/machine learning also continued to rise toward the