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QlikView
QlikView is rated the world’s top Business Discovery tool by Gartner. Business Discovery is what’s next in BI, it is user-driven BI. Every day, over 20 new companies worldwide choose QlikView as their BI tool.
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Dake Solutions
With a methodology underwritten by their Common Sense Business Approach (CSBA), Dake Solutions has been delivering best practice analytics solutions for over 12 years to the Utilities industry. Encompassing critical organizational aspects such as governance, technology, processes and people, profound advances and solutions have been made in the fields of analytics business infrastructure, grid analytics and customer segmentation. These in turn are all driven from the establishment of an Analytics Centre of Excellence (ACE), which is the driver of these solutions.
Visit www.ace.dake.co.za

Gold sponsor
 

PBT Group
With over two decades of experience in Information Management, PBT Group is one of the leading Application Development, Data Warehousing, Business Intelligence, and Advanced Analytics specialist Solution Providers operating across South Africa, Africa, the Middle East and Australia.

With its large national and international client base, PBT Group strives to deliver the best solutions possible by developing partner relationships through the alignment of solutions to client's strategic objectives.

PBT Group prides itself on being able to empower businesses to analyse data intelligently and deliver real, measurable bottom-line value.

PBT Group has a strong partner network of leading vendors, including; IBM, Informatica, Microsoft, Oracle, SAS Institute and SAP, all of which enables the business to utilise its wealth of technology expertise to best support a client's specific business needs.
Visit www.pbt.co.za

 

Silver sponsor
 

IZAZI
At IZAZI, helping banks overcome the fear of the unknown is eradicated through the insight gained from information. With more than a 1000 man years’ worth of knowledge in banking, our technology and know-how is geared towards data driven ROI.
Visit www.izazi.com

 

Bronze sponsor
 

BIPB
A specialist consulting firm specialising in Enterprise QlikView, NPrinting, performance management dashboards, ETL processes, data warehousing and data discovery. We help organisations make better data-driven decisions in an increasingly complex environment.
Visit www.bipb.com
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BITanium
BITanium places itself firmly in the Business Intelligence and Data Warehousing market. We deliver professional services focused on customer needs rather than on technology. We deliver game-changing solutions.
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Oracle
Oracle engineers hardware and software to work together in the cloud and in your data center. For more information about Oracle (NASDAQ:ORCL).
Visit www.oracle.com

 
 
SAP
As market leader in enterprise application software, SAP helps companies of all sizes and industries run better. From back office to boardroom, warehouse to storefront, desktop to mobile device – SAP empowers people and organizations to work together more efficiently and use business insight more effectively to stay ahead of the competition. SAP applications and services enable more than 190,000 customers to operate profitably, adapt continuously, and grow sustainably. Our mission is to help companies of all sizes and industries to run better. Our vision is to help the world run better.  Visit www.sap.com.

 
 
SAS
SAS Visual Analytics enables you to gain insights, that once took days or weeks, now in just minutes or seconds to speed up innovation. SAS… The real game changer.
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Synergy
Synergy Specialising in Business Intelligence, Predictive Analystics and Financial Performance Management, Synergy offers organizations full implementation and design, training and support capabilities for their BI, Predictive Analytics and FPM solutions from data extraction to automation.
As a division of Enterprise Softworks, Synergy is now one of South Africa's largest specialist performance management providers with nearly 100 staff based in offices in Johannesburg, Cape Town and Durban.
Visit www.synergy.co.za

 

Display Sponsors
 

Adapt IT
Adapt IT is a dynamic growing company providing specialised IT solutions and related services to companies in over 20 countries worldwide in the mining & manufacturing, higher education, financial services and energy sectors
Visit www.adaptit.co.za
 
ASG
ASG has deep expertise in data management and trend analysis. We help clients to turn their data into actionable business intelligence, leading to real organisational performance improvements!
Visit www.asgworld.co.za
 
Barlow Communications
Barlow Communications specialize in the supply of Technology Monitoring Solutions especially of the area of VoIP and Application analysis. In addressing “Big Data” and High Speed Data (1G,10G 40G & 100G) they also provide specialized network access equipment that allows for Advanced Filtering & Speed conversion so that legacy monitoring, troubleshooting and recording equipment can still be used.
Visit www.barcom.co.za

 
 
DataAssist
DataAssist is an innovative location intelligence enabled Business Intelligence (BI) tool. The fully web-enabled application provides analytics and reporting across all user communities in an organisation. Its visualisation, analysis, printing and reporting capabilities present business, demographic, lifestyle and financial data in a single platform. DataAssist’s user-friendly and customisable dashboards enable businesses to track operations graphically, monitor key performance indicators in real-time and display them on one screen. Data warehousing and business intelligence services also form part of DataAssist’s dynamic offering. DataAssist delivers accurate results fast, maintains a high standard of performance and can also be white labelled to enhance the value chains of our partners.
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FCS
While Gartner has estimated the BI project failure rate to be as high as 70% in recent studies, FCS achieves superior customer satisfaction rates and has never had a project failure. Our specialized expertise and vast experience empowers our clients to achieve return on investment (ROI) faster and with less risk. FCS offers comprehensive solutions for BI Hardware and software initiatives, and our services include advisory, implementation, support and training. FCS is the only partner with experience deploying Oracle's entire analytic suite.
Visit www.fcs-inc.com

 
 
Information Builders
Information Builders represented by InfoBuild in South Africa, provides software solutions for business intelligence and analytics, web-based applications, integration, and data integrity. Superior scalability and an emphasis on InfoApps™ for non-technical users enable our WebFOCUS BI platform to support the largest BI deployments - some going outside the firewall - reaching millions of users.
Visit www.infobuild.co.za

 
 
Perago
Perago is an innovative company delivering highly specialised mission critical solutions which include business intelligence solutions, payment systems, securities management solutions, card management services, enterprise application integration and monitoring systems and tools.
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SlipstreamBI
At SlipstreamBI, we architect and build business intelligence (BI) solutions that enable you to easily turn the volumes of data your business receives and stores into meaningful information. This means that you can deliver timely and accurate reports, incorporate dashboards and use advanced visual analytics to help your employees make well-informed business decisions.
Simply put, SlipstreamBI can help your business innovate and thrive.
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Yellowfin
Yellowfin is a recognised leader in Business Intelligence. Created with a focus on the user experience and the development of easy-to-use web-based interfaces, Yellowfin makes Business Intelligence easy.
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Effective Intelligence
Effective Intelligence is the leading developer of proven analytical data intelligence solutions that extract maximum value from customer and business data to help you solve your marketing, fraud, risk and enterprise data management problems.
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KID
KID offers comprehensive professional consulting and resource services; specialising in business intelligence solutions, data warehousing, data integration and data management. Our expertise and skills provide leading-edge business and data solutions.
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Vigilmetrics Measure Manager is the all new, powerful KPI repository, with easy to build measure maps, processes, strategy maps and value driver trees. Get your metrics working for you!
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QlikView is rated the world’s top Business Discovery tool by Gartner. Business Discovery is what’s next in BI, it is user-driven BI. Every day, over 20 new companies worldwide choose QlikView as their BI


PLATINUM SPONSOR

With a methodology underwritten by their Common Sense Business Approach (CSBA), Dake Solutions has been delivering best practice analytics solutions for over 12 years to the Utilities industry. Encompassing critical organizational aspects such as governance, technology, processes and people, profound advances and solutions have been made in the fields of analytics business infrastructure, grid analytics and customer segmentation. These in turn are all driven from the establishment of an Analytics Centre of Excellence (ACE), which is the driver of these solutions.


IN THE NEWS
Isme OosthuizenConquering 'dataphobia' at BI summit
By Fay Humphries, Events programme director
Johannesburg, 20 Mar 2014
Business requires a data-driven culture to ensure better fact-based decision-making that can lead to increased revenue, says Isme Oosthuizen, head of business intelligence (BI) at IZAZI.
Lloyd JonesEskom takes strain
By Fay Humphries, Events programme director
Johannesburg, 18 Mar 2014
Eskom is a 90-year-old organisation that has seen several cycles of success and strain.
John SandsNatural analytics a natural choice
By Fay Humphries, Events programme director
Johannesburg, 17 Mar 2014
The lack of a defined data strategy, isolated data silos that cannot provide "one version of the truth", a reliance on a single stack vendor and budget constraints are the top issues facing companies struggling to extract useful business intelligence (BI) out of their data, says Qlikview evangelist John Sands.
Hari KhamandulaACEing your BI needs
By Fay Humphries, Events programme director
Johannesburg, 12 Mar 2014
Analytics is often seen as a luxury or a "nice to have", and treated as a non-critical environment for the business.
Stephan NothnagelCustom coding for mobile apps
By Fay Humphries, Events programme director
Johannesburg, 10 Mar 2014
Among the key success criteria for mobile business intelligence (BI) applications is the ability to satisfy the information requirements of specific users, while delivering reliable and consistent insights.
Eugene WesselsSARS implementation fights non-compliance
By Fay Humphries, Events programme director
Johannesburg, 4 Mar 2014
A multimillion-rand geographical information systems (GIS) implementation at SARS has assisted in the identification of various remote locations eligible for mobile registration and registration campaigns, enabling the organisation to grow the taxpayer register.
Carel BadenhorstAnalytics demand top management buy-in
By Fay Humphries, Events programme director
Johannesburg, 3 Mar 2014
Two of the most common reasons why analytics implementations fail are a lack of buy-in from top management, and organisational churn that sees companies losing the required skills.
Gill StanilandSelf-service BI gains traction
By Fay Humphries, Events programme director
Johannesburg, 14 Feb 2014
The move to self-service business intelligence (BI) is being driven by users wanting direct access to their data, enabling them to proactively address real-time business issues.
Gill StanilandBI dashboards fail to deliver
By Fay Humphries, Events programme director
Johannesburg, 12 Feb 2014
Dashboards were touted as the next big thing in business intelligence (BI), but many companies have not yet reaped the rewards.
Mark MadsenBI as a commodity
By Fay Humphries, Events programme director
Johannesburg, 6 Feb 2014
The business intelligence (BI) industry reached the point of diminishing returns for value about 10 years ago. Today, BI technology is a commodity
Lawrence CorrBI gets proactive
By Fay Humphries, Events programme director
Johannesburg, 3 Feb 2014
Businesses are facing an emerging crisis over business intelligence (BI). On the one hand, many of the high technology costs and performance impediments are being removed, leading to greater user expectations of what BI should do for them.
Neil PlattenMoving BI from IT to business
By Fay Humphries, Events programme director
Johannesburg, 30 Jan 2014
A move to establish the business intelligence (BI) department as a business function, distinct from the traditional view of BI as an IT function, is reaping rewards at Stanlib Asset Management, says Neil Platten, BI head at the organisation.
BI project pays off for MTN
By Fay Humphries, Events programme director
Johannesburg, 23 Jan 2014
Optimal device ranging, process efficiencies and more focused performance reporting are among the top three outcomes realised through a successful supply chain business intelligence (BI) project at MTN.
David LoganData scientists needed, apply within
By Fay Humphries, Events programme director
Johannesburg, 17 Jan 2014
A data scientist is the ultimate 'Swiss army knife' of the analytical world, drawing on whatever skills are required to create business value, says David Logan, principal consultant at the PBT Group.
Julian AardaghBI Summit taps into 2014 trends
By Fay Humphries, Events programme director
Johannesburg, 14 Jan 2014
CIOs looking to ensure their companies stay ahead of the competition should dig deeper into their data, while taking cognisance of the business intelligence (BI) trends for 2014.
Sal LaherGreat opportunity for BI practitioners
By Fay Humphries, Events programme director
Johannesburg, 13 Dec 2013
With business intelligence (BI) fast becoming a priority for many CIOs, an upcoming event from ITWeb offers a great opportunity for BI practitioners to tap into local and international trends, and maximise the return on investment on their spend in this area.
Sal LaherLocal success stories on show at ITWeb BI Summit
By Fay Humphries, Events programme director
Johannesburg, 12 Nov 2013
Case studies from leading South African corporates form the cornerstone of this leading BI event.
Mark Madsen to speak at BI Summit
By Fay Humphries, Events programme director
Johannesburg, 28 Oct 2013
Internationally sought-after speaker Mark Madsen will present the opening keynote at the ITWeb Business Intelligence 2014 Summit taking place in March next year.
Summit to deliver best of BI
By Fay Humphries, Events programme director
Johannesburg, 7 Oct 2013
To drive business and stimulate innovation, it is imperative that companies get the best out of their business intelligence (BI).

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