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Posts Tagged ‘Business Intelligence’

  • Tips for selling unified communications

    August 16, 2011 • FeaturesComments Off on Tips for selling unified communications

    Over the last decade, unified communications (UC) has grown from an exciting possibility to a must-have for organisations of all sizes. The underlying technologies have matured, a rich diversity of UC and collaborative applications has developed, and presence...

  • SAPS security checks enhanced

    August 5, 2011 • Enterprise ITComments Off on SAPS security checks enhanced

    The Automated Fingerprint Identification System (AFIS), implemented by the South African Police Services (SAPS), is now mandatory practice within the process of clearance checks for criminal records. Service providers within the credentials verification and...

  • Fujitsu provides BI Solution for UNISA

    August 4, 2011 • Mobile and TelecomsComments Off on Fujitsu provides BI Solution for UNISA

    Fujitsu has been awarded the contract to provide Corporate Performance Management Reporting, Business Intelligence and Consulting Services to the University of South Africa (UNISA). UNISA is Africa’s leading distance learning institution and is the largest...

  • SST charges into Ethiopia

    July 8, 2011 • Enterprise ITComments 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...

  • QlikTech signs information management deal

    June 30, 2011 • Enterprise ITComments Off on QlikTech signs information management deal

    QlikTech, a business intelligence software company, has announced a global partnership agreement with Capgemini, a global provider of consulting, technology and outsourcing services. The new deal will offer its customers added value services and solutions for...

  • Open source BI – no longer ‘big investment’ but rather affordable BI for Africa

    February 9, 2011 • FeaturesComments Off on Open source BI – no longer ‘big investment’ but rather affordable BI for Africa

    Business intelligence (BI) has long been touted as the saviour of the modern business, the best way to gain a competitive edge, manage performance and make sound fact-based decisions on strategy and the way forward. These benefits and more are all possible...

  • Agile BI delivers business agility

    August 10, 2010 • FeaturesComments (1)

    Agile Business Intelligence (BI) methodology is experiencing a resurgence as the preferred way of implementing BI programs to deliver the organisational agility and flexibility required in today’s competitive environment. “Agile BI is not just an esoteric...

  • BI smarts that let you ‘up’ your game

    July 23, 2010 • FeaturesComments Off on BI smarts that let you ‘up’ your game

    After two decades, demand for Business Intelligence remains high. What has changed is that data volumes have exploded and markets are increasingly volatile, emphasising demand for faster, more accurate, and deeper insight into business performance. and the...

  • Growing up with business intelligence

    July 9, 2010 • FeaturesComments Off on Growing up with business intelligence

    “That’s the question organisations should ask themselves before embarking on a business intelligence initiative,” says Sean Paine, director of EnterpriseWorx. “Business intelligence is a process, not a destination. It is open to ongoing fine-tuning...

  • Oracle Unveils Oracle Business Intelligence 11g

    July 8, 2010 • Enterprise ITComments Off on Oracle Unveils Oracle Business Intelligence 11g

    Oracle today announced Oracle Business Intelligence 11g, the most complete, integrated and scalable suite of Business Intelligence products for customers to achieve better business visibility and alignment. The new release provides the industry’s only...

  • Is BI killing BI?

    May 12, 2010 • FeaturesComments (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...

  • Top factors misguiding BI decisions and impacting BI success

    February 23, 2010 • FeaturesComments Off on Top factors misguiding BI decisions and impacting BI success

    Paul Morgan, Managing Director of ASYST Intelligence, a focused provider of strategic BI and data management solutions to companies in Africa, discusses some of the issues companies are grappling with which mislead their BI decisions and ultimately impact on...

  • Financial Performance Management: The bigger picture

    February 9, 2010 • FeaturesComments 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...

  • QlikView delivers business application for Android systems

    January 7, 2010 • Mobile and TelecomsComments (1)

    The world’s fastest-growing Business Intelligence (BI) company, QlikTech announced today the soon availability of its QlikView analytics application for Android platforms, said to leverage full interactivity in exploring information, rather than just than...

  • 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...

  • SA business intelligence software provider launches in Kenya

    November 6, 2009 • Enterprise ITComments Off on SA business intelligence software provider launches in Kenya

    A South African based business intelligence software provider launched operations in Kenya as it moves to tap into the growing regional market. ASYST Intelligence, leading suppliers of Business Intelligence (BI) software and services on the continent,...