Big data

64% of Kenyan businesses unaware about privacy laws: Survey

64% of Kenyan businesses unaware about privacy laws: Survey

Only 36 per cent of Kenyan businesses are aware of privacy laws governing their marketing activities, despite Data Protection Act (DPA) being in effect since 2019. The recent survey, conducted by WorldWideWorx and commissioned by global technology company Zoho, also revealed that even though businesses are concerned about the privacy of customer’s data in the […]
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HP Enterprise joins Smart Africa Alliance to drive digital inclusivity

HP Enterprise joins Smart Africa Alliance to drive digital inclusivity

Hewlett Packard Enterprise, HPE,  has joined the Smart Africa Alliance to further its commitment to closing the digital divide and promoting digital inclusivity throughout the world. HPE is engaging in several initiatives related to the development and deployment of national public clouds built-in each participating country’s data centres to support the Smart Africa Alliance in […]
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Nick Durrant - New business opportunities with data analytics

Nick Durrant: New business opportunities with data analytics

Data-driven organisations are in a better position to make better strategic decisions to increase operational efficiencies, improve customer satisfaction and ultimately higher revenues. They are far more likely to acquire and retain customers. Data and analytics is disrupting traditional business models and ecosystems, helping modern organisations remain competitive. It provides business leaders with the insights […]
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Melissa Jantjies: Making sense out of big data through visualisation

Melissa Jantjies: Making sense out of big data through visualisation

With a proliferation of data emerging from the Covid-19 pandemic, data visualisation offers a fantastic opportunity to present all this information in an easy-to-digest format, and its applications are broad. In essence, data visualisation is a marriage between science and art. It’s the process of taking science, statistics and analytics and placing it in a […]
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