Natural-born data scientists are made of stuff like this
Natural-born data scientists are made of stuff like this

Leading global data analytics firm FICO has perfected the search for the ideal data scientist based on the company's 62 years in the data analytics field...

Issued by Britespark Communications 3 days ago

CEO involvement key for positive big data ROI
CEO involvement key for positive big data ROI

Many business owners and CEOs have introduced big data into their operations, yet few can leverage it for a competitive advantage.

3 days ago

What to prioritise when deciding on a business broadband provider
What to prioritise when deciding on a business broadband provider

With dozens of providers jostling for your organisation's business connectivity, it can be extremely confusing to settle on one broadband package...

13 Feb 2019

Craig Johnston
The danger of big data without context

Craig Johnston, marketing manager at Seidor Bluekey, says that data and knowledge are not the same thing...

By Craig Johnston 13 Feb 2019

Silent authentication: a seamless customer experience
Silent authentication: a seamless customer experience

In a world of increasing connectivity and digitisation, our interactions with devices and services demand highly secure identity authentication for access...

By Sherry Zameer 11 Feb 2019

Gartner predicts increased adoption of mobile-centric biometric authentication
Gartner predicts increased adoption of mobile-centric biometric authentication

By 2022, Gartner predicts that 70% of organisations using biometric authentication for workforce access will implement it via smartphone apps...

11 Feb 2019

Accenture to launch local Applied Intelligence Studio for Mining
Accenture to launch local Applied Intelligence Studio for Mining

Accenture has announced plans to launch a new Applied Intelligence Studio for Mining in Johannesburg, South Africa...

6 Feb 2019

New, intelligent storage strategies are vital
New, intelligent storage strategies are vital

Data protection is becoming a priority as governments roll out new data security regulations with eye-watering penalties for non-compliance...

By Hayden Sadler 6 Feb 2019

What will shape data privacy in the future?
What will shape data privacy in the future?

2018 was a landmark year for regulators and businesses alike following the introduction of GDPR. There was a move from businesses to step up when it came to protecting personal data...

By Nigel Tozer 5 Feb 2019

Using AI can make your business fraud-free and safer
Using AI can make your business fraud-free and safer

When it comes to AI, virtual assistants and chatbots are an immediate association for many. However, AI has other important uses for companies too - in fighting fraud...

By Rob Lith 4 Feb 2019

More responsible use of workforce data required
More responsible use of workforce data required

Business leaders will need to implement responsible workforce data strategies if they are to build the employee trust that will help generate sustained revenue growth...

4 Feb 2019

Clearing the air around facial recognition in travel
Clearing the air around facial recognition in travel

Biometrics are already a fact of life in today's travel, but there are concerns about privacy issues...

By Thierry Mesnard 1 Feb 2019

Proptech - what is it and how will it impact the real estate industry?
Proptech - what is it and how will it impact the real estate industry?

The acronym "proptech" has been bandied about with increasing regularity of late, often accompanied by terms like disruption and digitised...

By Yael Geffen 31 Jan 2019

AI: The driver for mind-blowing business growth
AI: The driver for mind-blowing business growth

The furore around Artificial Intelligence (AI) is understandable. When adopted correctly, it is a true enabler...

By Jim Holland 31 Jan 2019

#BizTrends2019: Convergence, connections and trust
#BizTrends2019: Convergence, connections and trust

Jessica Tennant reports back on Charles Stuart's analysis of the annual 'Entertainment Media Outlook: An African Perspective', specifically with regard to three key trends in the entertainment and media space...

By Jessica Tennant 31 Jan 2019

Data availability in a digital world
Data availability in a digital world

Businesses and consumers alike are starting to view the cloud and the availability of data differently...

By Kate Mollett 30 Jan 2019

Data driven technology trends to see the most value in 2019
Data driven technology trends to see the most value in 2019

During the ongoing cycle of emerging technology trends, data has once again surfaced to become one of the most valuable assets...

30 Jan 2019

Inaugural Africa Tech Week set for March 2019
Inaugural Africa Tech Week set for March 2019

The inaugural Africa Tech Week, taking place in Cape Town from 4-5 March 2019 is set to become the largest annual tech conference in Africa...

29 Jan 2019

How can companies prepare for the AI revolution?
How can companies prepare for the AI revolution?

Artificial Intelligence (AI) promises social and economic change on a par with the industrial revolution. However, this profound change will be squeezed into a single generation...

25 Jan 2019

AI: Are we playing the waiting game?
AI: Are we playing the waiting game?

90% of South African CEOs believe that AI will significantly change the way they do business in the next five years but what's stopping us now?

By Danette Breitenbach 25 Jan 2019

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Mobile adspend expected to top TV across key markets

Mobile is currently the second-largest ad medium and will overtake TV this year if current growth rates are maintained...

24 Jan 2019

Arcserve SA predicts data protection trends for 2019
Arcserve SA predicts data protection trends for 2019

Arcserve Southern Africa acknowledges that last year was one of substantial change in data protection as organisations grappled with new privacy regulations...

24 Jan 2019

The power to know: How data science is transforming retail
The power to know: How data science is transforming retail

The trick is turning data into information that retailers can use to improve performance...

By Marko Salic 23 Jan 2019

DataCon is Africa's most trusted data analytics conference
DataCon is Africa's most trusted data analytics conference

See international and local industry experts from various industries discuss challenges within data governance such as data remediation, enrichment, breaking down the silos, data security and so much more...

Issued by Corinium Global Intelligence 22 Jan 2019

What 2018 taught businesses about data protection
What 2018 taught businesses about data protection

Around this time last year, commentators across the industry predicted that 2018 was going to be the 'year of data protection', and it was...

By Dan Shprung 21 Jan 2019

How to navigate the digital journey
How to navigate the digital journey

Our digital footprints are providing an even more detailed insight into our habits and activities...

By Helmut Reisinger 21 Jan 2019

#BizTrends2019: Own your MarTech, control your data
#BizTrends2019: Own your MarTech, control your data

Marketing leaders should be wary of the marketing automation siren call and focus on building the foundations to enable real digital performance...

By Johan Walters 21 Jan 2019

Man vs. machine: How humans tackled AI...and lost
Man vs. machine: How humans tackled AI...and lost

2018 was most definitely the year in which AI and Machine Learning (ML) took the lion's share of technology media headlines...

18 Jan 2019

Spinning up a data annotation team
Spinning up a data annotation team

Modern tech companies' core defensibility is often in rapidly building proprietary datasets. These are generally niche datasets...

By Benjamin Meltzer 17 Jan 2019

Carrefour optimises supply chain using AI
Carrefour optimises supply chain using AI

French retail giant Carrefour is using artificial intelligence to optimise its inventory management and reduce waste by integrating software developed by advanced analytics company SAS into its supply chain...

17 Jan 2019

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