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Posts Tagged ‘Business Intelligence’

  • How to protect your OT infrastructure

    Bots can skew your analytics… Is your data lying

    June 4, 2019 • Sponsored, Top StoriesComments Off on Bots can skew your analytics… Is your data lying

    Data and analytics are increasingly important tools that help businesses decide where to invest and develop, with one example of this being UPS, which has used data/analytics to save up to $400 million every year through optimising delivery routes. “While...

  • SYSPRO sponsors IoT Forum Africa 2019

    March 13, 2019 • Events, Internet of Things, Top StoriesComments Off on SYSPRO sponsors IoT Forum Africa 2019

    SYSPRO has come on-board as a sponsor of the IoT Forum Africa 2019, which is set to take place on 26 – 27 March 2019 at the Gallagher Convention Centre, Johannesburg, South Africa. Returning for the third year, IOTFA2019 will assemble the finest...

  • Kelly Preston, data analytics manager at SilverBridge.

    BI to combat insurance policy lapses

    October 29, 2018 • FeaturesComments Off on BI to combat insurance policy lapses

    For insurers, managing policy lapses or surrenders are part of business. But despite recent figures reflecting a nine percent decrease in surrenders last year from 2016, it will remain a concern for companies trying to compete amidst ever-tightening budgets....

  • Chris Willemse, CEO of DAC Systems

    The growth of cloud-based ERP

    October 10, 2018 • Cloud ComputingComments Off on The growth of cloud-based ERP

    Worldwide revenue in cloud enterprise resource planning (ERP) software is expected to top $28 billion in 2022 (up from an estimated $17.6 billion in 2016). This reflects the declining of initial concerns around the merits of migrating such mission-critical...

  • There will be 47 million mobile users by 2022- Cisco study

    SmartICT, has announced an automated monitoring service for Cisco infrastructure

    August 20, 2018 • General, Top StoriesComments Off on SmartICT, has announced an automated monitoring service for Cisco infrastructure

    Whilst data is the currency of the future, it is common cause that too much data can create inefficiencies and serious bottlenecks in performance monitoring. Local IT and business monitoring service, SmartICT, has announced an automated monitoring service for...

  • Is your BI solution keeping up with ‘where a BI solution should be today’?

    Is your BI solution keeping up with ‘where a BI solution should be today’?

    April 16, 2018 • Enterprise ITComments Off on Is your BI solution keeping up with ‘where a BI solution should be today’?

    Business intelligence (BI) is as much about incremental advancements as big ones that make the user’s experience richer and more versatile and allow them to present their data in the best way possible. Along with the headline advancements in recent versions...

  • Unlock opportunities with data-driven services

    Improving Business Intelligence in insurance

    October 13, 2017 • GeneralComments Off on Improving Business Intelligence in insurance

    Despite advances in business intelligence (BI), insurers are finding it difficult to reconcile numerous data repositories and gain a unified view of the customer. A recent Dresner Advisory Services study has found that reporting, dashboards, advanced...

  • Reshaad Sha resigns from SqwidNet

    The future of the Internet of Things: security is everything!

    August 3, 2017 • Internet of Things, Security, Southern AfricaComments Off on The future of the Internet of Things: security is everything!

    The Internet of Things (IoT) is counted among emerging technologies that promise to transform the South African market. While the opportunity for IoT is young in South Africa, its potential influence is far-reaching. For example, in the mining industry,...

  • Atlantic AI Labs Opens Artificial Intelligence Research Center in Africa

    ‘AI is not a buzzword’- GIBS

    July 28, 2017 • Top StoriesComments Off on ‘AI is not a buzzword’- GIBS

    Accenture and the Gordon Institute of Business Science (GIBS) have launched a whitepaper on how Artificial Intelligence (AI) is set to impact the macro environment. Themed “Responsible AI,” the whitepaper explores associated challenges and opportunities...

  • How to gauge a software vendor’s agility

    July 3, 2017 • FeaturesComments Off on How to gauge a software vendor’s agility

    We’re seeing companies scramble to provide customers with fully integrated solutions instead of products (also somewhat clumsily known as “servitisation”) and service organisations come under pressure to better design, produce, and deliver their service...

  • Advanced analytics & telecoms could make a powerful combination

    February 25, 2015 • Top StoriesComments Off on Advanced analytics & telecoms could make a powerful combination

    Advanced analytics, growing off a foundation of effective Business Intelligence (BI), presents unprecedented opportunities for business. Where traditional BI delivered an historical view or trends in customer behaviour, sales, products life-cycle or market...

  • Power shift in BI and analytics will fuel disruption

    January 28, 2015 • Company News, Top StoriesComments Off on Power shift in BI and analytics will fuel disruption

    Traditional business intelligence (BI) and analytics models are being disrupted as the balance of power shifts from IT to the business, according to Gartner. The rise of data discovery, access to multi-structured data, data preparation tools and smart...

  • HP introduces smart printers for small businesses

    How to turn mobile IT into business insight

    December 1, 2014 • Top StoriesComments Off on How to turn mobile IT into business insight

    As CIOs increase their strategic contribution, mobility provides a key entry point. Start with five critical moves. The bottom line What: Use mobile data to provide unprecedented business insight. Why: As IT moves from “cost center” to strategic...

  • Business Intelligence – The Four Worst Practices

    August 13, 2013 • Enterprise ITComments (1)

    Business Intelligence (BI) software, which emerged in response to the need for accurate and timely information to support informed business decisions, has evolved into a complex market comprising tools and platforms. Many of today’s BI platforms only target...

  • Effective Business Intelligence rests on simplicity

    July 17, 2013 • FeaturesComments Off on Effective Business Intelligence rests on simplicity

    The Business Intelligence (BI) and analytics market has had a huge amount of growth over the past five years.  Recently, however, a great deal of complexity has been introduced through new Big Data technologies. “The question has recently been asked...