What high-performance sports teams can teach us about data, analytics
Modern sports teams are increasingly reliant on big data and advanced analytics to develop, improve and fine-tune their game-day strategies, says Jacques du Preez, CEO at Intellinexus.
The future of data centres
Companies need to consider expanding IT applications as part of their growth and sustainability, says Maredi Thema, CEO of Maredi Technologies.
From big data to small and wide data: what you need to know
Wide data specifically ties together disparate data from a wide variety of data sources to understand aspects such as behaviour, says Jacques du Preez, CEO at Intellinexus.
Top SA data scientists make their mark
Kimberly Taylor, Amira Abbas, Dr Mark Nasila and Dr Benjamin Rosman are solving critical challenges in society and achieving global recognition.
Time to focus on meta analytics to harness mighty metadata
Metadata can be deployed for a great deal more than audit and forensics, and is already in use to support a myriad of applications today.
Fostering purpose-driven innovation in a new digital world
We need leaders who have the foresight and drive to prepare their companies to embrace the digital world, says Mohammed Amin, SVP – MERAT at Dell Technologies.
Stuck in a swamp: is the era of big data over?
Developing a clear business case for the data produces better outcomes than a spray-and-pray approach, says Jacques du Preez, CEO at Intellinexus.
Data Vault 2.0 methodology key to unlocking big data's promise
Data Vault 2.0 provides a refined set of rules, best practices, standards and process designs that guide how businesses should engineer a data warehouse strategy, says Rudi Dreyer, chief business environment officer at 4Sight Holdings.
Namibia Breweries appoints Keyrus to implement its big data strategy
A leading southern African beverage manufacturer has selected Keyrus, a leader in the data and digital consultancy space, to partner on a journey of platform and application modernisation.
Government in the smart technology era
Artificial intelligence can help eliminate the mundane, manual work that complicates and slows down the operations of government agencies and departments.
Introducing IBM Watson AIOps
AIOps combines big data and machine learning to automate IT operations processes, including event correlation, anomaly detection and causality determination.