News of Note—Telefónica CDO: Human-centric touch is key; TM Forum focuses on digital transformation

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Chema Alonso, chief data officer at Telefónica, writes about the importance of keeping a human perspective in the face of digitalization and AI deployments. (Pixabay)

Here are the other stories we're following today:

>  Chema Alonso, chief data officer at Telefónica, wrote in a blog post about how a human-centric approach to digitization and AI are crucial for healthy Internet ecosystems. Telefónica blog.

> TM Forum continued to beat the drum for digital transformation at its conference, which was renamed Digital Transformation World for this year's show. Mobile World Live blog.

> Reuters reports that Telecom Italia is seeking government approval to temporarily lay off 4,000 employees. Reuters article.

> Rackspace launched its Kubernetes as a service offering, which will be rolled out to all of its private cloud clients this month with a public cloud service slated for later this year. Release.