Posts tagged as Data

Data storage and recovery event

  The Institute of Information Technology Professionals South Africa Special Interest Group in data storage and recovery hosted a SIG event on 26 February 2014. The presenter was James Grcic, CEO of CSSI. Contact Tony Parry, IITPSA, Tel 011 315-1319,

Tracking aid flows

Esri will provide software, data, online services, training, and professional services support to the AidData Center for Development Policy. The centre, which will be headquartered at the College of William & Mary in Williamsburg, Virginia, will seek to dramatically increase global aid transparency. It will build a global network of geographers, health scientists, economists, political […]

Mapping USAID development data

The US Agency for International Development (USAID) launched the agency’s first-ever crowd sourcing initiative to clean and map development data such as guarantees, loans disbursed, and available financing. Volunteers used a simple crowd sourcing tool created with Esri technology to find the required location information. This data can now be easily visualised on an Esri […]

Response to lead editorial on uncapped ADSL

In the Nov/Dec 2011 editorial “MTN uncapped ADSL” should have been “MWeb uncapped ADSL”. We apologise for any confusion! In a comment from MWeb it was also pointed out that the company has continued to invest heavily in its network to improve the experience for existing customers and gear up for future growth. “However, an […]

Spatial data release

Spatial data vendor, AfriGIS, held their 30th data release on 7 December 2010 at Blue Valley Golf Estate in Midrand. Delegates from municipalities, government and the telecommunications, electrical and banking sectors were welcomed by Marius van der Merwe. Details on the various datasets available from AfriGIS, which include the National Address Database (NAD), Cadastral, Street […]