big data
31 Jul

Optimising the cloud journey

Cloud services are critical for SMEs in the current environment, says George Thabit Ayad Thomas, senior solutions manager of HUAWEI CLOUD Africa regions.


Big data is big, but it must be real-time

When information derived from the data is integrated back into the business in the right way, real-time feeds can start informing real-time interactions with existing business processes, says Richard Firth, CEO of MIP Holdings.

Jun 1, 2020

Platforms, the backbone of insurance technology

Dane Richards, CTO of JMR Software, discusses common pain points experienced by insurance companies during software migrations.


Is South Africa doing enough to avoid a data skills shortage?

What does the local data skills pipeline look like? This was one of the questions put to a panel of data experts at the ITWeb BI Summit 2020.

Jan 28, 2020

Big data helping drive insurance innovation

Big data becomes an enabler for insurers, providing them with opportunities to transform and become more adaptable to the requirements of the digital age, says Kelly Preston, data analytics manager, SilverBridge.

Nov 8, 2019

The current state of data

We have yet to see an increase in the synergy and co-operation between data science and IT.

Oct 9, 2019

Data science isn’t rocket science – so get learning

The days when data science was only available to the brainiest of number-crunchers are behind us, and anyone can take advantage of this accessibility.

Sep 3, 2019

Unlocking the true value of data

Choosing the right project delivery approach is key for big data project success.

Aug 21, 2019

How AI helped TymeBank gain 670K customers

Innovative use of AI, machine learning and big data enabled the digital-only bank to gain thousands of customers within eight months of its launch.

Aug 8, 2019

Small businesses also need big data

The cloud has enabled big data analytics at scale, even for smaller businesses, says Pinnacle ICT's Saayman.

Aug 7, 2019

Unpacking the fundamentals of data to reap real value

A data management strategy is only as effective as those driving and managing it allow it to be.

Mar 13, 2019

How MTN became a data-driven organisation

Dealing with 10 billion call data records a day led MTN to introduce a unified business intelligence roadmap initiative.

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