The importance of digital transformation has increased over the last months. Many businesses are now assured of the effectiveness of the different technologies they have implemented, while many others have not yet set out on this process, and they are just beginning to draw up strategies for initiating the transformation.
Due to the current health crisis, a large part of our daily tasks are now done online; we work from home, make transactions online and do many other activities online. However, this puts our security on the Internet at a greater risk.
Denisa Kera is a Marie Curie fellow at BISITE, her Lithopy Project has been chosen as one of the two best digital storytelling projects, among the 12 selected and 50 revised projects as part of the of the Digital Storytelling Lab, at Columbia University.
The BISITE Group at the University of Salamanca is launching collaborative projects and developing technology that will that will help fight the virus. The members of BISITE have been coordinating a grand initiative, to which Béjar has been central.
Like many other technologies, Blockchain is becoming very important, companies and institutions have implemented it in different solutions, so that they can benefit from Blockchain’s decentralization, traceability and security.
I’m very proud of the work done by AIR Institute. The researchers at AIR are creating an application that will predict the evolution of Coronavirus by means of a series of implemented Blockchain and Artificial Intelligence techniques.
I am very pleased to see that our laboratories have been authorised by the Carlos III Health Institute to do tests for Coronavirus detection and thus develop their own test models.
The industry has undergone significant changes since the first industrial revolution that began in the second half of the 18th century, up until today. The transformation has been remarkable and new technologies such as Artificial Intelligence, the Internet of Things, Robotic Automation, Machine Learning, Big Data and others make it possible to enter a new period; the fourth industrial revolution.