POPIA in force: A win-win for business and customers
Both companies and customers benefit when firms are POPIA compliant and secure permission to contact customers, as this ensures a target of willing clients.
AI offers solution to standardisation, automation challenges
Conflicting rules and decisions mean standardising processes is notoriously difficult, but machine learning / artificial intelligence offer a solution.
Should blockchain tech be regulated more, or is it too late?
With the POPIA deadline fast approaching, the use of blockchain for storing personal information may have to come under scrutiny.
A work in progress: Toward data swamps, lakes or oceans?
Are the days of data warehouses numbered, or simply morphing into an exciting new model for data platforms?
Moving from data stack curation to ever-smarter business
To advance, the data stack needs to learn, and input outcomes back into the stack in a feedback loop that continually evolves.
Bots set to multi-task in SA's insurance sector
Robotic process automation will make waves in the insurance market, offering cost savings, efficiencies and improved risk management.
Big data follows the BI evolution curve
Big Data analysis in SA has yet to evolve in much the same way as BI did 20 years ago, says Mervyn Mooi, director at Knowledge Integration Dynamics.
Data management and quality
Data integration and data quality management have become important factors for many South African businesses, says Johann van der Walt, MDM practice manager at KID.
MDM will become increasingly pivotal in 2014
Multi-domain MDM, specifically in private cloud or on-premises situations, will increasingly demand greater executive attention, says Johann van der Walt, MDM practice manager at Knowledge Integration Dynamics.
Business and IT must come together on BI
Integrating business intelligence and IT would improve adoption and offer a number of business benefits, says Falo Makgale, managing consultant at Knowledge Integration Dynamics.
KID offers SAP MDM consulting
Knowledge Integration Dynamics gains certification as a SAP Special Expertise Service Partner by SAP Africa.