The Russian telco intends to almost double the number of workers in its Big Data function.
Does the lack of analysis surrounding opportunity costs represent a wasted opportunity?
The social media giant gathers lots of data but cannot distinguish between a bot and a person, as shown by the ‘outing’ of supposed Russian bots that are actually real-life Americans.
With the right technology, it is easy to determine what is happening on a network. It is difficult to understand why governments and telcos keep doing it the hard way.
An expert in number plan management talks about why he is partnering with the Risk & Assurance Group (RAG).
The short answer is ‘no’. But that will not stop people from spreading damaging pseudo-stats like this.
The widespread use of common number plan data would be a cost-effective way to stop fraud and improve billing accuracy.
A former prisoner complained when a Google search yielded the description of another prisoner who was a sex offender.
Some previous loose talk about telcos giving their data to government sounds even worse following revelations about the ways data, and people, have been abused in real life.
A mathematically inept analysis focuses on average monthly usage when the risks are driven by the deviation between months.