Consumers share data across multiple channels when they research, review and purchase products online. This adds an additional layer to an already large, complex volume of data through which retailers have to trawl to in order to get the business insights they require...
Gary Allemann 23 Mar 2016
Big data and the benefits it can deliver for business...
Gary Allemann 5 Nov 2015
Traditional financial institutions are fighting a war against mobile operators for the lucrative mobile payments market in Africa...
Gary Allemann 3 Sep 2015
The 2015 Data Quality Landscape report from Information Difference provides insights into the $1 billion a year data quality market...
Gary Allemann 14 Jul 2015
Big data is currently one of the most talked about megatrends affecting the business world, along with cloud computing, customer centricity and data-centric legislation, such as the Protection of Personal Information (PoPI) Act.
Gary Allemann 29 Aug 2014
Data within organisations has grown dramatically - in volume, in velocity and in variety. It is data that can be used to increase profits.
Gary Allemann 3 Jul 2014
A new Data Quality in CRM whitepaper, discusses how to leverage an integrated data quality capability to support successful Customer Relationship Management (CRM) solutions help organisations to manage their interactions with customers, making them an essential tool in ensuring improved customer relationships, customer retention, and an increased customer base - if they are implemented successfully.
Gary Allemann 7 Apr 2014
Having a sophisticated data governance strategy is evolving from being an IT function to becoming a true business enabler and a source of competitive advantage for insurers.
Gary Allemann 25 Mar 2014
When it comes to Corporate Real Estate (CRES) and property management, there is one all-important question that the property manager needs to answer: How much does it cost to run each building? This seemingly simple question is often difficult to answer, for a number of reasons, many of which boil down to data.
Gary Allemann 19 Nov 2013
Data integration and migration challenges arise every time an organisation moves to a new data system, or wishes to combine multiple data systems, either internally or as a result of a merger. This is a significant undertaking, which, if it fails to meet expectations, inhibits a business' ability to function effectively. Yet, surveys indicate that more than 80% of all data integration projects fail.
Gary Allemann 6 Aug 2013
In today's world volumes of data are rapidly expanding, and the nature of this data is more varied and complex than ever before. While this concept of Big Data brings with it numerous possibilities and insights for organisations, it also brings many challenges, particularly around the management and quality of data.
Gary Allemann 18 Jul 2012