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Dr Barry Devlin, founder and principal of 9sight Consulting. 16 Feb 2018 - by Kirsten Doyle Data-driven decision-making is 'lazy talk'
Data-driven decision-making is 'lazy talk'
Dr Barry Devlin, founder and principal of 9sight Consulting.

We need information-informed evaluations that allow decision-makers to explore the meaning of the underlying facts, says 9sight Consulting.

Candice Sutherland, business development underwriter at ITOO Special Risks. 7 Feb 2018 - by Kirsten Doyle Who needs cyber insurance?
Who needs cyber insurance?
Candice Sutherland, business development underwriter at ITOO Special Risks.

It is imperative for businesses, particularly SMEs to make provisions for cyber security incidents, says ITOO Special Risks.

Frans Vermaak, Chief Technology Officer of Praesignis. 1 Feb 2018 - by Kirsten Doyle Data without context is merely potential
Data without context is merely potential
Frans Vermaak, Chief Technology Officer of Praesignis.

Using multiple pie charts to show values of dimensional data causes more confusion than clarity for decision taking, says Praesignis.

Sonja Parsons, owner of Business Management Assignments. 31 Jan 2018 - by Kirsten Doyle Using data analytics to prevent fraud, corruption
Using data analytics to prevent fraud, corruption
Sonja Parsons, owner of Business Management Assignments.

Companies collect data over the years and often do not even use it effectively for their core operations, says Business Management Assignments.

Cecil Kgoetiane, data engineer at the South African Weather Service. 30 Jan 2018 - by Kirsten Doyle BI analytics in the cloud brings competitive advantages
BI analytics in the cloud brings competitive advantages
Cecil Kgoetiane, data engineer at the South African Weather Service.

Relocating of data and analytics to the cloud environment is geared towards achieving competitive advantage through swifter analytics and reporting, says SAWS.

23 Jan 2018 - by ITWeb ITWeb rebrands its BI event to include analytics
ITWeb rebrands its BI event to include analytics

Whereas BI assesses where your business is today, business analytics mines the data to predict the direction in which your business is heading.

Mai Moodley, head of department for financial systems and processes, SITA. 17 Jan 2018 - by Kirsten Doyle Harnessing the power of predictive analytics
Harnessing the power of predictive analytics
Mai Moodley, head of department for financial systems and processes, SITA.

Businesses need to adapt their decision-making paradigm to being forward looking and scenario dependent, says SITA.

Data Scientist of 2020: Sexiest Career of the 21st Century. 7 Dec 2017 - by ITWeb Data scientist of 2020: Sexiest Career of the 21st Century
Data scientist of 2020: Sexiest Career of the 21st Century
Data Scientist of 2020: Sexiest Career of the 21st Century.

Deloitte Data Analytics is demystifying data science through impactful initiatives, starting with its three-day annual education event in February 2018.

Lyle Petersen, Business Intelligence Business Analyst at Woolworths. 23 Nov 2017 - by Kirsten Doyle Harnessing the power of augmented intelligence
Harnessing the power of augmented intelligence
Lyle Petersen, Business Intelligence Business Analyst at Woolworths.

Combining human and machine capabilities leads to a faster speed to insight and the potential discovery of insight with far greater strategic value, says Woolworths.

AI policy questions. 20 Nov 2017 - by ITWeb Artificial intelligence - apex of tech, policy challenges
Artificial intelligence - apex of tech, policy challenges
AI policy questions.

Finding balanced responses to artificial intelligence issues will be among the most complex and fundamental tasks for regulators in the coming years, says Webber Wentzel.

Back Row - (L-R): Liesl Lodewyk - Marketing Manager, Johan Ceronio - Chairman, Gawie Erasmus - CEO, Rudie Niebuhr - System Engineer. Front Row - (L-R) Jan Coetzee - System Engineer, Febe Meyer - Marketing Manager , PinkDrive, Ruan de Beer, DM - Intellisignis. 20 Oct 2017 - by ITWeb Praesignis launches data and business intelligence platform for Pinkdrive
Praesignis launches data and business intelligence platform for Pinkdrive
Back Row - (L-R): Liesl Lodewyk - Marketing Manager, Johan Ceronio - Chairman, Gawie Erasmus - CEO, Rudie Niebuhr - System Engineer. Front Row - (L-R) Jan Coetzee - System Engineer, Febe Meyer - Marketing Manager , PinkDrive, Ruan de Beer, DM - Intellisignis.

It will be the organisation's  data, analytics and BI partner.

9 Oct 2017 - by ITWeb Driving organisational performance with functional analytics
Driving organisational performance with functional analytics

The ability to gain insights from data will help businesses pinpoint market trends and highlight any issues, says ITWeb.