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 are 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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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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Mizizi Africa Homes mulls using big data on homes

Real estate firm, Mizizi Africa Homes has announced plans of deploying big data to boost the efficiency of its operations and offer custom solutions to prospective homeowners. The developer has today said it is seeking to understand existing and new clients better by analysing their dream home preferences, purchase history and financial status to help […]
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