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Delegates networking with our sponsor South Africa Qlik Master Resellers. Wrap of ITWeb BI Summit 27 Mar 2017 - by Allyson Towle
Delegates networking with our sponsor South Africa Qlik Master Resellers.
27 Mar 2017 - by Allyson Towle

The 12th Business Intelligence Summit was Africa's largest gathering of business intelligence, analytics and data science professionals.

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Bill Hoggarth, director of Dataways. Convincing execs to buy in on BI projects 16 Mar 2017 - by Sibahle Malinga
Bill Hoggarth, director of Dataways.
16 Mar 2017 - by Sibahle Malinga

Bill Hoggarth, of Dataways, shares guidelines on how best to engage C-level decision-makers to ensure buy-in on BI projects.

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BrandsEye CEO JP Kloppers says there are numerous benefits to the commercial applications of accurate sentiment-driven data. The benefits of sentiment data analysis 16 Mar 2017 - by Kgaogelo Letsebe
BrandsEye CEO JP Kloppers says there are numerous benefits to the commercial applications of accurate sentiment-driven data.
16 Mar 2017 - by Kgaogelo Letsebe

BrandsEye CEO explains how this can reshape the way businesses operate.

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Dr Rado Kotorov, chief innovation officer of Information Builders. Organisations should use data as a monetisation tool 15 Mar 2017 - by Sibahle Malinga
Dr Rado Kotorov, chief innovation officer of Information Builders.
15 Mar 2017 - by Sibahle Malinga

Organisations have to think of data as a business asset and use it as a monetisation tool, says Dr Rado Kotorov of Information Builders.

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Maritza Curry, Business Intelligence manager at Woolworths ITS. Using data analytics to transform industries 15 Mar 2017 - by Sibahle Malinga
Maritza Curry, Business Intelligence manager at Woolworths ITS.
15 Mar 2017 - by Sibahle Malinga

Data has become the currency that most companies are using to compete and to disrupt established industries, says Maritza Curry, Business Intelligence manager at Woolworths.

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Adam Barrie-Smith, expert services manager at South Africa Qlik Master Reseller. Top BI trends in 2017: expert 14 Mar 2017 - by Kgaogelo Letsebe
Adam Barrie-Smith, expert services manager at South Africa Qlik Master Reseller.
14 Mar 2017 - by Kgaogelo Letsebe

Adam Barrie-Smith explains the three main trends expected to influence business intelligence in 2017.

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Rory Moore, innovation lead at Accenture Sub-Saharan Africa. The challenge to stay relevant 14 Mar 2017 - by Sibahle Malinga
Rory Moore, innovation lead at Accenture Sub-Saharan Africa.
14 Mar 2017 - by Sibahle Malinga

Organisations must provide products and services an innovative way to successfully compete in a digital world, says Accenture.

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Mark Madsen says data science is half art and half science. Analytic insights without action are expensive trivia 14 Mar 2017 - by Kirsten Doyle
Mark Madsen says data science is half art and half science.
14 Mar 2017 - by Kirsten Doyle

It's not the insight, but what you do with it, says Mark Madsen of Third Nature.

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Adam Barrie-Smith, Cape Town Branch Manager and Expert Services Lead at SA Qlik MasterReseller. 2017 is the year of explosions in data, computing power, information activists 14 Mar 2017 - by DUO Marketing + Communications
Adam Barrie-Smith, Cape Town Branch Manager and Expert Services Lead at SA Qlik MasterReseller.
14 Mar 2017 - by DUO Marketing + Communications

Find out how at the ITWeb Business Intelligence Summit 2017, taking place in Johannesburg today and tomorrow.

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Big data: Over-hyped and under-utilised 14 Mar 2017 - by Mervyn Mooi
14 Mar 2017 - by Mervyn Mooi

Companies are missing the big data boat – it's there for everyone but its potential is being wasted.

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Seven things your BI platform is missing, why BI projects fail to deliver value 8 Mar 2017 - by Gustav Piater
8 Mar 2017 - by Gustav Piater

Make your entire company smarter by linking your quantitative data with qualitative insights through annotations and comments, says Gustav Piater, sales and marketing director at AIGS.

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Alfred Mutanga, manager: Centurion Office and Africa Region at IDSC Consulting. A BI framework for higher education 9 Mar 2017 - by Kirsten Doyle
Alfred Mutanga, manager: Centurion Office and Africa Region at IDSC Consulting.
9 Mar 2017 - by Kirsten Doyle

The implementation of BI initiatives in higher education using the one-size-fit-all approach does not work, says IDSC Consulting.

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Thabo Ndlela, non-executive director, IFS Africa. A single version of the truth 9 Mar 2017 - by Kirsten Doyle
Thabo Ndlela, non-executive director, IFS Africa.
9 Mar 2017 - by Kirsten Doyle

Organisations need a full 360-degree, enterprise-wide, top-down perspective of processes and performance, says IFS Africa.

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Data scientists are in short supply. Standard Bank establishes data science graduate course 9 Mar 2017 - by Admire Moyo
Data scientists are in short supply.
9 Mar 2017 - by Admire Moyo

The bank partners with Tech Mahindra to fast-track data science and analytics graduates from six African countries.

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Marije Gould, vice president of marketing, EMEA at Verint. Concerns about data security top SA's consumer agenda 8 Mar 2017 - by Kgaogelo Letsebe
Marije Gould, vice president of marketing, EMEA at Verint.
8 Mar 2017 - by Kgaogelo Letsebe

Research shows local consumers are more concerned about the security of their personal information than is the case globally.

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Why BI projects fail to deliver value 8 Mar 2017 - by Gustav Piater
8 Mar 2017 - by Gustav Piater

While a powerful, accessible BI tool might tick all the right boxes for most companies, it may not be right for you.

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Dr Alex Rummel, co-founder of Grapevine Interactive. The impact of big data on consumer engagement 7 Mar 2017 - by Kirsten Doyle
Dr Alex Rummel, co-founder of Grapevine Interactive.
7 Mar 2017 - by Kirsten Doyle

By using this breadth and depth of data, companies can design, manage and innovate loyalty programs on an ongoing basis, says Grapevine Interactive.

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Kelly Preston, data analytics manager at SilverBridge. Transforming insurance with BI 7 Mar 2017 - by Kelly Preston
Kelly Preston, data analytics manager at SilverBridge.
7 Mar 2017 - by Kelly Preston

Insurers must continually innovate and develop products more in line with the needs of their customers, says Kelly Preston, data analytics manager at SilverBridge.

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Kroshlen Moodley, GM for Public Sector, SAS South Africa. How analytics can save lives in a smart city 7 Mar 2017 - by Rodney Weidemann
Kroshlen Moodley, GM for Public Sector, SAS South Africa.
7 Mar 2017 - by Rodney Weidemann

Advanced analytics can be used in smart cities to predict and even prevent the occurrence of natural disasters, says Kroshlen Moodley, GM for Public Sector at SAS SA.

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Charles Nyamuzinga, Risk Consultant, SAS. Using analytics to overcome IFRS 9 challenges 3 Mar 2017 - by Rodney Weidemann
Charles Nyamuzinga, Risk Consultant, SAS.
3 Mar 2017 - by Rodney Weidemann

With IFRS 9, statutory auditors will require more scrutiny, justification and documentation of impairment risk models, says Charles Nyamuzinga, Risk Consultant at SAS.

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