Mervyn Mooi
4:00

Linking governance to compliance (and making auditors happier)

Moving data governance from a purely technical exercise to a higher level gives organisations greater oversight and supports compliance.

5:30
Mar 14, 2019

Metadata management is a science

Meta analytics is the new model for enabling complete data and process oversight.

4:00
Nov 21, 2018

Avoiding the data spaghetti junction

When data is the lifeblood of the organisation, quality content is not enough; tried and tested rules, controls and architectures are needed.

4:10
Jun 20, 2018

Consumer permission is not compliance

GDPR and POPI compliance demand restructuring of data management practices, and deep data and process mapping.

3:50
Apr 19, 2018

Benefits of GDPR compliance

The General Data Protection Regulation deadline could be a useful catalyst for getting data life cycle management back under control.

4:10
Mar 13, 2018

Blockchain in the compliance arsenal

Blockchain technology may support some data management efforts, but it's not a silver bullet for compliance.

3:50
Jan 19, 2018

Expanding data horizons

Attempting to find purposeful insights in data could be futile, unless you correlate those (often siloed) insights objectively.

3:50

Answers in no time

Internet search engines with instant query responses may have misled enterprises into believing all analytical queries should deliver split-second answers.

4:20

A safeguard in the digital economy

While data is being used in myriad new ways, the rules for effective governance must prevail.

4:10
May 31, 2017

Data in transit raises security risks

Keeping data secure can be as daunting as herding cats, unless data governance is approached strategically.

4:20
Mar 14, 2017

Big data: Over-hyped and under-utilised

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

4:30
Jan 18, 2017

Purposefully applying insights

Companies must formulate an advance plan of action for any positive or negative findings that come from data analytics.

Mervyn Mooi
Director of Knowledge Integration Dynamics (KID) and represents the ICT services arm of the Thesele Group.

Mervyn Mooi is a director of Knowledge Integration Dynamics (KID) and represents the ICT services arm of the Thesele Group. His competencies and focus is within data/information management and governance.

Mooi has been in the ICT and data solutions industry for 38 years, beginning his career as an operator at the CICS bureau in Johannesburg in the early 1980s. Thereafter, he was appointed as a programmer at state-owned oil exploration and production company SOEKOR.

In 1986, Mooi joined Anglo American's head office ICT department where he remained for almost 12 years. Here he progressed to become a senior programmer, analyst, database administrator and technical support specialist. After completing his degree in informatics, he then left to join Software Futures, where he worked as a senior consultant for 18 months in the data warehousing and business intelligence arena.

Mooi joined KID in 1999 as a data warehouse and business intelligence specialist. His experience in ICT disciplines includes operations, business and systems analysis, application development, database administration, data governance/management, data architecture/modelling, software support, data warehousing and business intelligence.