Posts tagged as Big Data

Gallery: GISSA Gauteng AGM 2016

  Digital data collection innovations, data science analysis, and international geo-information trends were some of the subjects under discussion at GISSA Gauteng’s last general meeting for 2016. For the full story, click here.  

GISSA Gauteng branch looks to the future

  Digital data collection innovations, data science analysis, and international geo-information trends were some of the subjects under discussion at GISSA Gauteng’s last general meeting for 2016. Held at the impressive new headquarters of Statistics South Africa in Pretoria, delegates first heard from Esri South Africa’s Rudolf de Munnik who detailed how local government can […]

Future-ready companies perform better

  In the 2015 IDC Future-ready enterprise study sponsored by Dell four key levels of enterprise future readiness are identified. These are: future creators, future focussed, future aware and current focussed. The more future ready the organisations in the study were, the stronger their business outcomes across a wide range of key performance indicators, from […]

5G in the top five trends for 2016

  National Instruments has identified 5G as the top trend in its 2016 Trends Watch report. Delivering the keynote address at the NI LabView Developer Days held in Johannesburg on 6 July 2016, Philip Ehlers, area sales manage for NI said that 5G will undoubtedly evolve our wireless networks to heights never before imagined, but that […]

DST denies imminent SKA facility in the Cape

  The Western Cape Department of Economic Development and Tourism has published a “Request for Information/Expression of Interest: Cape Big Data Facility”.  The Department of Science and Technology (DST) considers this call and the accompanying detailed specifications suggesting that the Square Kilometre Array (SKA) project will be hosted in the facility to be both misleading […]

Big data – black gold

  There are two main reasons why manufacturing companies want to archive large amounts of data on a long-term basis – they’re virtually the same for all industries. Compliance is one of these reasons. The second reason, and the focus of this article, is that knowledge is power. In 2013, bestselling author Dan Ariely referred […]

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