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Posts Tagged ‘BI’

  • BI, Qlik, VA, HISA2017, e-Health

    South Africa Qlik Master Reseller Sponsors HISA2017

    July 26, 2017 • Enterprise, Events, Healthcare, Top StoriesComments Off on South Africa Qlik Master Reseller Sponsors HISA2017

    South Africa Qlik Master Reseller, a leader in visual analytics has been confirmed as gold sponsor of Healthcare Innovation Summit Africa (#HISA2017). HISA2017 is set to take place on 29-30 August 2017 at Vodacom World in Midrand, Johannesburg. As the...

  • Gustav Piater, Sales & Marketing Director, AIGS.

    BI on the fly – coping with dirty, ill-prepared data

    May 3, 2017 • Big Data, General, OpinionComments Off on BI on the fly – coping with dirty, ill-prepared data

    There’s a classic problem that almost every business intelligence (BI) project runs into at one stage or another: Either the data is in a bad way or it hasn’t been prepared for presentation at the BI layer. An integrator might be looking to do a proof of...

  • Yolanda Smit, Strategic Business Intelligence Manager at PBT Group.

    Business Intelligence landscape perception and reality

    April 26, 2017 • Features, General, Top StoriesComments Off on Business Intelligence landscape perception and reality

    Organisations need to embrace the digital revolution in order to remain relevant and get the opportunities that come with digital transformation. An effective Business Intelligence systems help place the organisation’s processes in perspective while...

  • Gustav Piater, Sales & Marketing Director, AIGS.

    8 ways infographics can boost user adoption in BI

    April 19, 2017 • General, OpinionComments Off on 8 ways infographics can boost user adoption in BI

    They used to say a picture paints a thousand words. Now they just hand you a picture. Infographics have all but taken over the Internet, social media and marketing. After starting out as strange bedfellows, visuals and text have proved they can work together...

  • Gustav Piater, Sales & Marketing Director, AIGS.

    BI Today – Powerful and Accessible, Backed by Control

    March 24, 2017 • General, OpinionComments Off on BI Today – Powerful and Accessible, Backed by Control

    Over the years, business intelligence (BI) has helped tens of thousands of enterprises gain a better understanding of the gaps and opportunities in their markets and organisational make-up. Nevertheless, it has been slow to permeate throughout organisations....

  • In a mobilized economy, Facebook aims to help small businesses become large and local businesses become global. We are investing to create simple solutions to help small businesses grow in today’s mobile economy.

    Embracing a BI mind-set change, if you want BI success in the digital world

    March 16, 2017 • General, OpinionComments Off on Embracing a BI mind-set change, if you want BI success in the digital world

    Today, everybody is ‘talking’ digital. Any organisation not on the path of digital transformation will face the very real possibility of being ‘left behind’ in what can be considered a very volatile business market. While the past year has been less...

  • SA: Business Intelligence for everyone…but

    July 16, 2013 • Mobile and Telecoms, Top StoriesComments Off on SA: Business Intelligence for everyone…but

    Business Intelligence (BI) is relevant and useful for businesses, irrespective of size, but there are pre-requisites claim ICT experts at the ICT Business Breakfast, hosted by ITNewsAfrica and sponsor Yellowfin. Although decision makers want the process...

  • How SMBs can benefit from business intelligence

    February 20, 2013 • OpinionComments Off on How SMBs can benefit from business intelligence

    Whenever they hear the term “business intelligence” (BI), owners of small-to medium-sized businesses (SMBs) might be under the wrongful impression that it is a solution meant to be implemented only by major corporations and large enterprises with...

  • The unbearable truthiness of analytics

    September 28, 2012 • OpinionComments Off on The unbearable truthiness of analytics

    Decision support, or business intelligence (BI), has been a major driver for CIOs for many years. The current focus on “big data” and social media analytics is a logical extension of inward facing analysis capability to allow decision making and using the...

  • Business Intelligence on the move has arrived

    October 26, 2011 • OpinionComments Off on Business Intelligence on the move has arrived

    Mobile Business Intelligence (BI) has accelerated following the launch of the iconic iPad by Apple visionary Steve Jobs little more than a year ago. Despite widespread smartphone adoption, its small screen size prevented it from leading the charge for mobile...

  • MicroStrategy: BI stock exchange price up by 60%

    October 18, 2011 • Top StoriesComments Off on MicroStrategy: BI stock exchange price up by 60%

    MicroStrategy hosted a Business Intelligence (BI) Forum this morning, 18 October 2011 at the Radisson Blu Gautrain Hotel, Johannesburg, South Africa. MicroStartegy, founded in 1989 is a NASDAQ listed global provider of Business Intelligence (BI) software. In...

  • SST charges into Ethiopia

    July 8, 2011 • EnterpriseComments Off on SST charges into Ethiopia

    Seven Seas Technologies (SST), a Kenyan integrated information technology services provider, has set up shop in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. “Across Kenya, Uganda, Rwanda and now Ethiopia, we are making a mark as the fastest growing indigenous-owned IT services...

  • New challenges, pressures, for the modern CFO

    January 13, 2011 • OpinionComments Off on New challenges, pressures, for the modern CFO

    Alvin Toffle, famous sociologist, is quoted as saying “The illiterate of the 21st century will not be those who cannot read and write, but those who cannot learn, unlearn, and relearn.” This concept – the growing need to update one’s...

  • Is BI killing BI?

    May 12, 2010 • OpinionComments (1)

    The introduction of any new business or information technology process poses risks, but the risks inherent in the implementation of business intelligence (BI) projects are unique and must be handled carefully if they are to be mitigated. “Business...

  • Financial Performance Management: The bigger picture

    February 9, 2010 • OpinionComments Off on Financial Performance Management: The bigger picture

    David McWilliam, Regional Manager BI & PM, IBM Software Group, sub-Sahara Africa, discusses the role of Business Intelligence in organizations and the importance of implementing an integrated Financial Performance Management (FPM) system...

  • Inca enters SA business intelligence market by acquisition

    December 15, 2009 • Top StoriesComments Off on Inca enters SA business intelligence market by acquisition

    Global provider of business intelligence solutions and leading player in EMEA region, Inca has launched officially in South Africa after overtaking local BI company iCentric, adding African markets on its map...