10 December 2018
PCCW Global, the international operating division of HKT, Hong Kong’s premier telecommunications service provider, signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the Hang Seng University of Hong Kong’s Policy Research Institute of Global Supply Chain (PRISC) on 10 December 2018. The two signatories will collaborate in conducting high-level academic research covering the Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macau Greater Bay Area, focusing on major projects involving smart city applications and infrastructure, as well as technologies such as the Internet of Things (IoT), big data and cloud computing.
PCCW Global and PRISC will carry out research in areas including dissemination of information combined with predictive and big data analytics, involving the application of emerging technologies such as artificial intelligence (AI), machine learning and blockchain, all to meet business demands globally.
The collaboration project will be overseen by PRISC’s Dr. George Ho (Principal Investigator), together with Dr. Collin Wong and Dr. Jack Wu at the School of Decision Sciences.