Posts tagged as data management

Seminar upskills students in managing and analysing research data

A two-day seminar for students on the research data lifecycle, hosted by SANParks Scientific Services, was held at the Cape Research Centre in February 2019. The seminar was led by Dr Jasper Slingsby from the South African Environmental Observation Network (SAEON) Fynbos Node. He worked through an example of the research data lifecycle as applied […]

Start-up Spotlight: Data management for environmental monitoring

MAP Scientific Services (MAPSS) is a classic university start-up that aims to find innovative and sustainable solutions for people, animals, and ecosystems to thrive in a rapidly changing world. MAPSS comprises of a dynamic team of ecologists and GIS professionals geared towards solving problems. To achieve this they focus on conservation, ecological restoration, and sustainable […]

International data protection regulation affects SA businesses

With the European Union’s new General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) taking effect on 25 May 2018, cloud applications and platform services provider Oracle hosted a roadshow in Johannesburg for South African businesses and organisations to understand the repercussions the data protection regulation has for them. The GDPR is the EU’s equivalent of South Africa’s Protection […]