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...
November 5, 2018 •
Danielle Kruger •
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Earlier this year, Liberty Life became one of the first global firms to suffer a major breach under General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) – forcing its Chief Executive Officer (CEO) onto television to limit the reputational damage. However, more...
Successful digital businesses depend on data to provide the insights necessary to deliver new innovations, products, and services. But those insights are only as good as the underlying data. As the number of business decision-makers who depend on real-time...
August 23, 2016 •
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The ability to collect payments is the cornerstone of any successful business. However, studies indicate that organisations may lose as much as six percent of their potential revenue because of discrepancies between selling and payment collection. Billing...
October 29, 2013 •
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Short-term insurance and medical aid companies in Africa are under extreme pressure to keep up with the growing volumes of claims, with vital information embedded in faxes, emails, handwritten notes and phone calls that have pertinent information which need...
January 7, 2013 •
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Big data is without a doubt the latest industry buzzword, and like all buzzwords it is the subject of much debate, misunderstanding and hype. While harnessing big data may provide advantages and something of a competitive edge in certain circumstances, the...
September 28, 2012 •
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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...
In today’s world volumes of data are rapidly expanding and the nature of this data is more varied and complex than ever before. While this concept of Big Data brings with it numerous possibilities and insights for organisations, it also brings many...
May 1, 2012 •
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The digital revolution has given rise to a literal explosion of data, as the volume of information shared, distributed and stored increases exponentially on a daily basis. An ever-growing list of regulatory compliance adds to the burden, generating masses of...
In mining and manufacturing sectors, where prices are often fixed or expected to fall, increasing profits is more than just increasing the selling price. Picking up the bottom line, operational efficiency requires improvement to lower production costs,...