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Crunch time for retailers to harness the power of location intelligence

Location intelligence leverages the location of customers, products and services to perform planning and analytics that enhance the customer experience, explains Master Data Management's MD...

By Gary Allemann 18 Jun 2021

A new tiered approach is needed to secure data collected from IoT devices
A new tiered approach is needed to secure data collected from IoT devices

In order to deliver business benefits, data must be transferred to a storage repository quickly to be analysed...

By Hayden Sadler 13 May 2021

Optimising customer experience: it all starts with the data
Optimising customer experience: it all starts with the data

Optimising customer experience by leveraging emerging and new technology results in a host of positive spin-offs for businesses but it must be approached in a methodical and strategic manner...

By Wynand Smit 29 Apr 2021

Paying less and paying later for data storage is key for businesses
Paying less and paying later for data storage is key for businesses

The current financial crisis is forcing businesses to re-evaluate their decisions and look to flexible financial and consumption-based data storage models to survive...

By Hayden Sadler 15 Apr 2021

PoPI Act readiness: 6 things to do
PoPI Act readiness: 6 things to do

Just under one-third of organisations indicated they are well prepared for PoPIA. Here are six things that can be done to improve compliance readiness...

By Anna Collard 12 Apr 2021

Effective WFH streamlined through data management as the next frontier
Effective WFH streamlined through data management as the next frontier

Data management should deliver an increase in the understanding of the forces shaping markets and businesses. This knowledge will help companies outsmart competitors...

By Gary Allemann 8 Mar 2021

Data analytics offers new business opportunities
Data analytics offers new business opportunities

Data and analytics are disrupting traditional business models and ecosystems, helping modern organisations remain competitive...

By Nick Durrant, Issued by Bluegrass Digital 25 Jan 2021

The balance between customer privacy and intimacy
The balance between customer privacy and intimacy

Whilst the role of the marketing department appears to have evolved significantly over the past few years, fundamentally it is still about building relationships...

By Paula Sartini 18 Jan 2021

#BizTrends2021: Evolution of workforce skills demand - what the future holds
#BizTrends2021: Evolution of workforce skills demand - what the future holds

When reflecting on the fourth industrial revolution, a number of things immediately spring to mind - for example, IoT, AI, and robots. Regrettably, little attention is given to individual employees and workers in this emerging industrial world, unless one is discussing the concerns related to potential job losses...

By Lyndy van den Barselaar 14 Jan 2021

Robyn Peterson, CTO at CNN talks future of journalism in a tech-driven world
Robyn Peterson, CTO at CNN talks future of journalism in a tech-driven world

Robyn Peterson, chief technology officer at CNN chats about the evolution of the media landscape; the impact of technology on the consumption of news and the future of news journalism in a tech-driven world...

By Evan-Lee Courie 15 Dec 2020

Why POPI compliance is not just an IT issue
Why POPI compliance is not just an IT issue

Many organisations believe that POPI compliance will not affect them. This is a short-sighted attitude that could see them falling foul of the law...

By Johan Scheepers 7 Dec 2020

Data management is at the heart of cloud security
Data management is at the heart of cloud security

More businesses are finally making the move to the cloud in the wake of accelerated digital transformation. While these businesses now benefit from enhanced agility and flexibility, cybercriminals have leapt into action to exploit any vulnerabilities that may exist...

By Johan Scheepers 1 Dec 2020

Do brands know too little or too much about their consumers?
Do brands know too little or too much about their consumers?

Many consumers feel brands don't know them well enough to serve them in a way that makes them feel special. But when those brands know too much, can you trust them?

By Haydn Townsend 3 Nov 2020

Q&A: Mic Mann talks SingularityU SA Online Summit 2020
Q&A: Mic Mann talks SingularityU SA Online Summit 2020

Mic Mann, co-CEO of SingularityU South Africa, shares more about what can be expected from this year's SingularityU South Africa Summit, which takes place online from 14-15 October 2020...

By Evan-Lee Courie 6 Oct 2020

#WomensMonth: Vhuhwavho Matibe, "Love yourself. Celebrate yourself. Pursue all your passions!"
#WomensMonth: Vhuhwavho Matibe, "Love yourself. Celebrate yourself. Pursue all your passions!"

This Women's Month, we've showcased the incredible work of women in their respective fields of expertise...

By Evan-Lee Courie 26 Aug 2020

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Shedding light on your company's dark data

We all know there are mountains after mountains of data out there - generating it is what our beloved Internet does, along with our smartphones and other connected devices...

By Boris Dzhingarov, Issued by Monetary Library 18 Aug 2020

#WomensMonth: Prof. Nelishia Pillay of UP believes women in IT and STEM need to be showcased more
#WomensMonth: Prof. Nelishia Pillay of UP believes women in IT and STEM need to be showcased more

Professor Nelishia Pillay is the Head of the Department of Computer Science in the Faculty of Engineering, Built Environment and Information Technology at the University of Pretoria...

By Evan-Lee Courie 17 Aug 2020

How agile data infrastructures can save the retail sector
How agile data infrastructures can save the retail sector

Retailers have been hit hard by the current coronavirus crisis. IT teams supporting struggling businesses now need to switch to maintaining critical infrastructures that support home-workers and enable online models to run efficiently...

By Eran Brown 31 Jul 2020

#StartupStory: How Simulpass app is resetting expectations for digital privacy
#StartupStory: How Simulpass app is resetting expectations for digital privacy

CEO of Simulpass, Michael Kramer explains how he's working on resetting expectations for digital privacy through this new app...

By Juanita Pienaar 3 Jul 2020

How to future-proof trust in the fast-growing data economy
How to future-proof trust in the fast-growing data economy

To leverage data and automated communications, marketers have to embrace responsible personalisation...

By JD Engelbrecht 1 Jul 2020

Data storage partnerships are crucial going forward
Data storage partnerships are crucial going forward

In order to meet the unprecedented spike in online demand for orders and deliveries during the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic, a strong relationship with a data storage vendor has become crucial...

By Hayden Sadler 25 Jun 2020

Real-time analytics in retail - it's now or never
Real-time analytics in retail - it's now or never

In the digital age, data is a currency all on its own. The retail sector has lagged in leveraging the value of real time data, due to a number of factors...

By Andrew Dawson 22 Jun 2020

Agency Scope Insights: Reducing marketing complexity in a big tech, big data environment
Agency Scope Insights: Reducing marketing complexity in a big tech, big data environment

Spare a thought for today's marketing executives as they face not only the most empowered consumers ever, but a rapidly changing marketing ecosystem and the need to manage both...

By Johanna McDowell 4 Jun 2020

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How tech-driven partnership marketing can fill the (imminent) direct marketing void in SA

Privacy-by-design data sharing models are set to transform partnership marketing, says Anton Grutzmacher, co-founder and chief revenue officer at Omnisient...

By Anton Grutzmacher 28 May 2020

#StartupStory: Christopher, the future of AI in Africa
#StartupStory: Christopher, the future of AI in Africa

'The Commodore' shares insights into Christopher Africa, the platform that offers brands the opportunity to tap into consumer micro-moments and conversations on social media using AI...

By Evan-Lee Courie 20 May 2020

#LockdownLessons: Argility embraces Industry 4.0 tech
#LockdownLessons: Argility embraces Industry 4.0 tech

#LockdownLessons: Tanya Long, Chief Operating Officer, shares with us how the coronavirus has impacted The Argility Technology Group...

By Evan-Lee Courie 20 Apr 2020

Data governance is key to differentiating your customer experience
Data governance is key to differentiating your customer experience

Customer Experience (CX) has become critical to business success...

By Gary Allemann 20 Mar 2020

The perils of not knowing your data
The perils of not knowing your data

The exponential growth of data is creating a data management headache for large organisations...

By Johan Scheepers 17 Mar 2020

Building a Centre of Excellence to deliver functional digital maturity
Building a Centre of Excellence to deliver functional digital maturity

Setting up a Centre of Excellence can nurture a cohesive team, focused on deliverables that benefit the entire organisation, while moving it closer to real digital maturity...

By Johan Walters 5 Mar 2020

Johan Walters
Why enterprise martech implementations fail

One of the biggest stumbling blocks when trying to harness the power of cloud marketing technology is a fundamental disconnect between marketing, business and technology leaders...

By Johan Walters 4 Mar 2020

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