AI for Impact Webinar Series: Mobile Big Data Analytics – Sustainability & Funding

AI for Impact Webinar Series: Mobile Big Data Analytics – Sustainability & Funding

Start: Friday 25 September 2020 11:30

End: Friday 25 September 2020 12:30

This is the fourth webinar in the AI4I series. It took place on 25 September 2020.

As Covid-19 continues to impact people around the world, governments are trying to protect lives whilst maintaining economic viability, and they are seeking innovative and dynamic solutions to make the right decisions at the right time. Mobile big data analytics can help inform decisions that can save lives and reduce the negative impacts experienced by communities.

Building on the policy, privacy and technical considerations already presented in the webinar series; this webinar highlighted the importance of sustainability in the delivery of mobile analytics-based services. Showcasing some of the insights that can be realised, and the importance of appropriate funding to support MNO innovation and investment in capabilities to deliver these insights. Also, looking beyond the initial investment, the importance of appropriate funding to sustain services to deliver value over the long term.’

The session covered the following areas:

  • Relevance of sustainability in context of mobile big data analytics
  • Potential impact of mobile big data analytics solutions
  • Ways of funding via sustainable business models

The webinar provided a deeper level of understanding for operators, governments and NGOs seeking to develop and adopt impactful mobile big data products and services to aid decision-making to combat Covid-19 and beyond.

The audience for this webinar included operators and governments seeking to develop and adopt impactful mobile big data products and services to aid decision-making.

GSMA AI for Impact (AI4I)

The GSMA AI for Impact (AI4I) accelerator programme brings together a Global Task Force of mobile operators and Advisory Panel members to explore, develop and scale mobile big data analytics and AI, to support the achievement of the UN Sustainable Development Goals.

 The AI4I Webinar Series 2020

This webinar series provides a platform to learn about AI for Impact, and how mobile data analytics can be used to support decision-making to combat Covid-19. Learn from experts on key topics, hear from mobile operators on examples of the latest projects and find out more with practical GSMA tools and resources to empower and support government and operator collaboration.

The AI4I Global Insights are funded by the UK Foreign, Commonwealth & Development Office (FCDO), and supported by the GSMA and its members.

Agenda
11.30

Welcome & Introduction 
Robert Childs, Strategic Engagement Lead, AI4I, GSMA

11.35

Meaning and relevance of sustainability and funding in context of mobile big data analytics
Hilary Kemp, Strategic Product Director, AI4I. GSMA

11.50

Panel discussion

  • The impact of mobile big data analytics solutions
  • The value of sustainability and preparedness
  • Sharing operational experiences
  • Dr. Richard Benjamins, Chief AI & Data Strategist, Telefonica
  • Mohammad Chowdhury, Partner, PwC Australia
  • Manuel Garcia Herranz, Chief Scientist, UNICEF

12.15

Audience Q&A

12.25

Summary, Closing Remarks and Resources
Robert Childs, Strategic Engagement Lead, AI4I, GSMA

Speakers