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Posts Tagged ‘Master Data Management’

  • 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...

  • British Airways highlights need for GDPR compliance

    British Airways highlights need for GDPR compliance

    November 5, 2018 • SecurityComments Off on British Airways highlights need for GDPR compliance

    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...

  • British Airways highlights need for GDPR compliance

    Data quality is critical for accurate billing and optimal revenue collection

    August 23, 2016 • FeaturesComments Off on Data quality is critical for accurate billing and optimal revenue collection

    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...

  • Leverage big data for efficient claims processing

    October 29, 2013 • FeaturesComments Off on Leverage big data for efficient claims processing

    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...

  • The business value behind the big data buzz

    January 7, 2013 • FeaturesComments Off on The business value behind the big data buzz

    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...

  • The unbearable truthiness of analytics

    September 28, 2012 • FeaturesComments Off on The unbearable truthiness of analytics

    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...

  • Big Data – what’s the big deal and why is data quality so important?

    July 9, 2012 • FeaturesComments (1)

    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...

  • Is your data giving you headaches?

    May 1, 2012 • FeaturesComments Off on Is your data giving you headaches?

    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...

  • No data no profit

    February 13, 2012 • FeaturesComments Off on No data no profit

    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,...