Guillem Garcia Brustenga

About the author
Guillem Garcia Brustenga is an expert in trend spotting and analysis at the UOC's eLearn Center (eLC). Senior Telecommunications Engineer from the Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya (1997), he holds a master's degree in Multimedia and two postgraduate degrees in Business Administration and Project Management. At the eLC, he has been involved in the management of various UOC technology projects that leveraged the internet to aid educational innovation at the University. He is interested in innovation models and strategies, digital transformation of companies, emerging opportunities and the effect that technology and the exponential growth it causes have on individuals, society, the labour market and education.
Artificial intelligence is here to stay All items

Artificial intelligence is here to stay

The Trends Observatory of the eLearn Center at the Universitat Oberta de Catalunya (UOC) has entered into collaboration with observatories at the Tecnológico de Monterrey (Observatorio de Innovación Educativa) and the Pontificia Universidad Católica de[…]

Teaching practices and digital skills during the lockdown All items

Teaching practices and digital skills during the lockdown

It’s now nearly three months since we were confined to our homes because of the COVID-19 outbreak, and it appears that this will continue for some time despite some relaxing of the restrictions. In this[…]

The University of the Future. Artificial Intelligence in Education All items

The University of the Future. Artificial Intelligence in Education

A talk between Dr.Wayne Holmes and Guillem Garcia Brustenga 29/03/2019   Last March 29, 2019 at the UOC, during the meeting of the EADTU Artificial Intelligence Task Force, we took advantage of the presence of[…]

My teacher will be an AI (maybe) All items

My teacher will be an AI (maybe)

An important distinction in the field of Artificial Intelligence (AI) is between weak (or narrow) AI and strong (or general) AI, the later referring to artificial general intelligence, or AGI. The former consists of a[…]

Chronicle of the Singularity University Italy Summit 2017 All items

Chronicle of the Singularity University Italy Summit 2017

Singularity University (SU) is a think tank and educational institution in Silicon Valley that offers educational programs and works as a business incubator. Its differential feature is that it explores the limits of scientific progress[…]

The Funnel of Innovation applied to  UOC All items

The Funnel of Innovation applied to UOC

3 min   To manage innovation or to transform business opportunities and challenges into solutions, companies and organisations tend to use some variant of what is known as the Funnel of Innovation or the Stage-Gate methodology. This[…]