Big data

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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Kepsa to launch Covid-19 action platform

KEPSA develops information Portal on Coronavirus – Covid-19

As the coronavirus continues to shred through communities across the globe, the Kenya Private Sector Alliance (KEPSA) is developing in the next two days a business COVID-19 action platform. The action platform will have: a 24-hour call centre and portal to share business and workplace health-related information for all sectors and businesses sizes from Small […]
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Georgie Midgley: Gig economy can bolster job creation in Africa

Artificial intelligence, blockchain architecture, robotics, cryptocurrencies, virtual reality – these concepts are all going to disrupt the way humans work, live and interact. It turns out the 4IR is also being driven by a redefined idea of the labour force. The gig economy – a model of freelance agents performing short-term, on-demand work – already […]
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Kenya joins the world in celebrating international open data day 2020

Kenya joins the world in celebrating international open data day 2020

Government and other stakeholders in the ICT the sector today converged at Strathmore University to join the world in celebrating the International Open Data Day. The event running under the theme; ‘Towards sustainable open data access in Kenya’ seeks to address some of the challenges facing Kenya in terms of access to credible and reliable data for […]
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