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Posts Tagged ‘Big Data analytics’

  • Perry Hutton Fortinet

    Securing the new era of big data

    January 22, 2015 • Cloud Computing, Opinion, Top StoriesComments Off on Securing the new era of big data

    In the digital age, information is the new currency.  And in order to get information, enterprises are mining data – and lots of it – for the knowledge that it can yield. On the scale of Internet commerce or social networks, the amount of data can be...

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    Big Data: Where do you start?

    December 8, 2014 • Cloud Computing, OpinionComments Off on Big Data: Where do you start?

    Big Data is currently a buzz word in the industry with many organisations pondering its value, virtues and implementing strategies to harness the benefits. Countless organisations’ understanding is that this data, when tapped into correctly, can provide a...

  • Yudhvir Seetharam_FNB Business

    Is Big Data making its way to the banking sector?

    December 3, 2014 • Cloud Computing, Opinion, Top StoriesComments Off on Is Big Data making its way to the banking sector?

    In the era of information, the bank with the most actionable insights is the winner. The age of “Big Data” has begun to slowly filter through into the banking environment, with banks being able to design customer-centric solutions using statistical models...

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    5 trends that will shape the future of ERP

    September 1, 2014 • Opinion, Top StoriesComments Off on 5 trends that will shape the future of ERP

    In a world where IT is evolving at such a rapid pace and where trends such as the consumerisation of IT are undermining the CIO’s ability to regulate which technologies are used alongside the corporate network. But IT organisations should be embracing...

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    SA’s big businesses lagging on big data analytics

    August 26, 2013 • Company NewsComments Off on SA’s big businesses lagging on big data analytics

    Research on local adoption of big data analytics, conducted by Strategy Worx on behalf of Hitachi Data Systems, shows that whilst large corporates are ready for this technology trend, there is a general lack of strategic vision and drive to support...

  • EMC Corporation has revealed in a survey that many South African businesses see the value that Big Data can add. (Image source: Facebook.com)

    Survey confirms SA’s big data buy-in

    August 16, 2013 • Cloud Computing, Company NewsComments Off on Survey confirms SA’s big data buy-in

    A survey on Big Data and IT transformation in business, released by EMC Corporation, has found that in South Africa, Big Data is giving rise to markedly improved decision making and is having a significant impact on companies’ competitive differentiation...

  • Cloud taking big data analytics to new heights

    July 2, 2013 • Cloud Computing, OnlineComments Off on Cloud taking big data analytics to new heights

    ICT industry experts agree that big data is a reality and that big data analytics could be used strategically to reinforce business operations across Africa, particularly in terms of customer services and marketing. Being able to analyse data and use this...

  • Harnessing the value of big data, the Internet of Things for Africa

    March 4, 2013 • OnlineComments Off on Harnessing the value of big data, the Internet of Things for Africa

    The bulk of data out there is mostly unstructured, very valuable and if big data is the new oil, then analytics is the refinery. The impact of the variety, volume and velocity of big data was brought into discussion at the Cisco Expo 2013 being held at Sun...

  • Tapping into Big Data means big things for business

    May 30, 2012 • Top StoriesComments Off on Tapping into Big Data means big things for business

     Big data equals big opportunity. This is the central message to emerge from the IT News Africa Innovation Dinner, South Africa. ICT and telecommunication industry executives converged on Sandton on 30 May to discuss the implications of a truly networked...