Business Intelligence

Data-driven strategies will fail without investment into skills

To build a winning data team, every organisation needs to be its own coach and nurture team members as they develop the requisite skillsets, says Jacques du Preez, CEO at Intellinexus.


Analytics giant SAS eyes IPO in 2024

The company expects to continue to bolster its strong financial foundation in the coming years as it prepares for a potential entry into the public markets.


Introducing My Homewrxs – SA’s first demand-based property platform

The buyer/tenant of the future wants convenience, access to advanced insights and real value.


Creating real value through data analysis

Pulling out a single version of the truth and disseminating more widely relies on data preparation processes that ensure all data sets are relevant, accurate and usable, says Sean Taylor, director at Insight Consulting.

27 Jul

Capitec shrugs off COVID-19 bump, onboards 300 hires

The bank saw significant growth in recent months, buoyed by its digital offerings, which necessitated the need for new hires.


Minopex, 4Sight join forces

4Sight Holdings and the wholly owned subsidiary of DRA Global have signed a joint memorandum of understanding to develop a distinctive service and solution offering for the mining and minerals industry.


No ‘new normal’ for SA’s digitally-transforming businesses

Most local companies say they have gone backwards in digital transformation, an indication the pandemic slowed efforts to digitalise organisations.


SA youth more likely to support looting, AI study finds

While most South Africans are against violence and looting, it’s troubling to see how desperate the unemployed youth have become, says CompariSure.


SA operations boost Cartrack owner Karooooo in Q1

Revenue and subscription revenue in local operations increased 28% and 25%, respectively, in the period under review, compared to Q1 2021.


Heat mapping in retail: know your customer

Heat mapping cameras that show retailers how today’s shoppers move through their store and where they spend the most time can provide the store owner with invaluable data.


Edge computing 101

Edge computing harnesses real-time data from critical equipment and processes to improve operational efficiency and enable new insights through advanced analytics.


South Africa urged to tap into big data to prevent future unrest

By making use of big data analytics, government would have been better prepared to deal with the acts of violence that gripped the country, say academics.