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  • INTERVIEW: The supply-demand gap in data science

    October 12, 2019 • Careers, People, Top StoriesComments Off on INTERVIEW: The supply-demand gap in data science

    There is a massive supply-demand gap in the area of data science and our universities and colleges are struggling to keep up with the rapid growth and changing nature of specific digital skills being demanded by companies, says Shaun Dippnall, founder of the...

  • The role of big data in the digital world

    The role of big data in the digital world

    September 16, 2019 • SponsoredComments Off on The role of big data in the digital world

    Anyone who operates in the online space will be very familiar with the constant stream of new jargon and language that is constantly emerging. It seems like almost every day there are new terms and technologies. Some are seemingly gone before they have even...

  • Why visibility into your IT ecosystem can put you ahead of competitors

    Top 10 data and analytics technology trends to look out for – Gartner

    February 18, 2019 • Artificial Intelligence, GeneralComments Off on Top 10 data and analytics technology trends to look out for – Gartner

    Augmented analytics, continuous intelligence and explainable artificial intelligence (AI) are among the top trends in data and analytics technology that have significant disruptive potential over the next three to five years, according to Gartner, Inc....

  • Analytics Predictions 2019: Machine Learning & Data Efficiency

    Analytics Predictions 2019: Machine Learning & Data Efficiency

    January 13, 2019 • FeaturesComments Off on Analytics Predictions 2019: Machine Learning & Data Efficiency

    Adopting machine learning to enhance not just the accuracy of models but also drive efficiency is critical to amplify a key asset – the analytic team – and stay competitive. I am often asked by clients what “world class” analytic organizations are...

  • Gary Allemann, Managing Director, Master Data Management

    Top 4 steps to transforming data

    January 10, 2019 • FeaturesComments Off on Top 4 steps to transforming data

    Within the realm of data management, there is one area that is often overlooked – data transformation. Data transformation is a relatively mundane yet fundamental data management capability – particularly when dealing with similar data from multiple...

  • How Blossom Academy nurtures data science talent in West Africa

    How Blossom Academy nurtures data science talent in West Africa

    August 27, 2018 • Education, Top Stories, West AfricaComments Off on How Blossom Academy nurtures data science talent in West Africa

    Blossom Academy, a data science talent accelerator company in Ghana that recruits students from several West African universities to participate in its data science training program. According to Country Director Larbi Adjei-Lawrence, the year-long training...

  • Evolving the game with the management of data

    Evolving the game with the management of data

    June 6, 2018 • FeaturesComments Off on Evolving the game with the management of data

    Professional sport has evolved drastically over the past two decades, with teams, coaches, and athletes alike making use of data management technologies to ensure they produce the best performance possible, both as a team and as individuals. In all reality,...

  • Big Data: Convenient and Controversial

    Big Data: Convenient and Controversial

    May 9, 2018 • FeaturesComments Off on Big Data: Convenient and Controversial

    In the past few years there have been a lot of discussions surrounding big data. These talks generally centered on the amazing opportunities that the technology provides. The byproduct of these discussions is that the use of big data can be somewhat scary and...

  • Building a case for data integration in the mining industry

    Building a case for data integration in the mining industry

    February 22, 2018 • Mining & EnergyComments Off on Building a case for data integration in the mining industry

    The complexity of the mining industry presents unique information management challenges. The volatility of prices, environmental concerns and stringent regulatory frameworks make mining processes extremely complex and difficult to manage. Improving the flow...

  • Why you shouldn’t have to monitor your employees’ content consumption

    Data analysis is one of the most lucrative skills to have

    November 20, 2017 • Top StoriesComments Off on Data analysis is one of the most lucrative skills to have

    Data analysis is rated as one of the most sort-after and lucrative skills to have and represents a great career opportunity for anyone with the right aptitude. “The advent of the big data era has resulted in data analytics becoming integrated into almost...

  • Fortinet Q4 threat landscape report confirms previous predictions of swarm attacks

    Data backup needs to improve a lot, not just a little

    November 15, 2017 • Sponsored, Top StoriesComments Off on Data backup needs to improve a lot, not just a little

    Data lies at the very core of an organisation’s success in the digital economy, spurring the evolution of data backup and recovery technology. “As organisations migrate their data to the cloud, the evolution could well be seen as a revolution. One only...

  • The impact of digital disruption on ICT companies

    Local data centres crucial in fight against unemployed

    October 11, 2017 • Cloud Computing, General, Southern AfricaComments Off on Local data centres crucial in fight against unemployed

    South Africa’s sluggish economic growth continues to be roundly outpaced by our population growth, as business confidence remains uncertain and job creation falters. One of the effects is a rising unemployment level, which according to Stats SA, has now...

  • Liberty data breach – setting a precedent for GDPR?

    Can the data lake replace the data warehouse?

    July 17, 2017 • FeaturesComments Off on Can the data lake replace the data warehouse?

    Analytics has become essential to drive the intelligent businesses. However, with the addition of this multitude of unstructured data – think email, videos, photos, audio files, presentations, webpages – businesses have had to find a new way to pool,...

  • Data analytics and the changing face of industries

    July 14, 2017 • FeaturesComments Off on Data analytics and the changing face of industries

    The days of being transported in self-driving cars and having our phones suggest what we ought to eat for lunch are upon us: this is the age of big data, artificial intelligence and machine learning. Never before have industries had the power to use...

  • Gemalto Wins Encryption and Data Protection Award

    July 8, 2017 • Company News, Top StoriesComments Off on Gemalto Wins Encryption and Data Protection Award

    Gemalto, a digital security company, announced today that the company has been awarded the Frost & Sullivan 2017 Encryption and Data Protection Technology Leadership Award1. Analysts from Frost & Sullivan independently evaluated Gemalto’s SafeNet...

  • Big Data: Convenient and Controversial

    Unlocking big data’s benefits with data visualisation

    June 30, 2017 • FeaturesComments Off on Unlocking big data’s benefits with data visualisation

    As every marketer knows, we have more data about our customers and how they interact with our brands at our fingertips than ever before. We have a deluge of real-time data flooding business, from a wide range of systems and sources—internal CRM databases,...