PLDT joins Open Data Platform for better big data delivery
PLDT joined the Open Data Platform, adding to its roster of 15 global companies such as GE, Hortonworks, IBM, Verizon Enterprise Solutions, and VMWare.
Such cases include everything from transport planning and traffic monitoring, as well as measuring foot traffic in retail stores and mining loyalty card activity to better understand customers. The ability to process big data enables companies to serve others better.
Alberto noted that PLDT was enthusiastic about "the transformative power of this technology in enabling our corporate customers to optimize operations and more importantly, to engage with their consumers in ways previously not thought possible.”
Meanwhile, PLDT resident and chief executive officer Napoleon Nazareno said the company aimed to maintain the country's competitiveness in the Digital Age.