ITU’s Bid to Connect the Unconnected

Posted on 5th November 2019

On 8 October, Access Partnership hosted an informal roundtable with Doreen Bogdan-Martin, the Director of the Telecommunication Development Bureau (ITU-D) of the International Telecommunication Union (ITU). She outlined her plans for the organisation and addressed some of the most pressing issues for the tech sector, such as marshalling resources to connect the unconnected and achieving the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). Attendees included industry experts from the British ICT sector, as well as government, regulators and trade associations.

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Decipher: Supply Chain Security Requires Knowing Who To Avoid

Posted on 5th November 2019

Access Partnership’s Head of Data & Trust, Mike Clauser, spoke to Decipher on supply chain security risks: “Organisations are increasingly including their supply chain and third-party partnerships in their risk calculations. However, just because this kind of assessment is becoming more common doesn’t mean it isn’t still a subjective process. The assessments may be predicated on judgement calls with imperfect levels of confidence.” Read the full story here.

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Policy Tracker: Mega-NGSO Filing Arrives at ITU as Concerns are Raised over Current System’s Sustainability

Posted on 5th November 2019

On the back of SpaceX recently filed coordination requests for 30,000 satellites, Access Partnership’s Managing Director Greg Francis spoke to Policy Tracker on the filling procedure for Mega-NGSO. Read the full story here.

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HR Technologist: Halloween Special: Fears that Haunt HR about the Future of Work

Posted on 30th October 2019

Access Partnership’s Head of People and Development, Nicole Stevens, spoke to HR Technologist on HR biggest concerns about AI and the future of work. Read the full story here.

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AI in Space: Trends and Applications

Posted on 30th October 2019

The satellite and commercial space sector are progressively advancing ways to automate equipment construction, foster innovation and boost profitability. Artificial intelligence (AI) can support these efforts by changing the way global satellite operators and space agencies process data and transform how the sector operates across four key areas: manufacturing, imaging, telemetry and spectrum usage.

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Key Takeaways from “Blockchain: Now and Tomorrow” Report Launch

Posted on 25th October 2019

On 8 October, Access Partnership attended an event to launch a new report, ‘Blockchain Now and Tomorrow: Assessing Multidimensional Impacts of Distributed Ledger Technologies’, prepared by the Joint Research Centre (JRC) of the European Commission. The report provides insight into the current state of blockchain technology, as well as its possible application and advocates for a future-orientated approach towards further exploration.

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