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New models of financial data sharing in Africa

Startups are leading the race to monetise customer financial data in Africa for lucrative business cases.


Onna CEO is on a voyage of discovery to join up data

Salim Elkhou wants to make enterprise search simpler and connect information islands.


So you’ve invested in data tech, now what?

Frank Kozurek, Director at Motion BI, outlines the key considerations businesses should make when laying the foundations of their data strategy.


What next for Nutanix CEO Dheeraj Pandey?

IDG Connect reflects on one of the most interesting CEOs of modern IT, Dheeraj Pandey, who is stepping down


Back-up and running: How businesses can protect their data in a world full of risk

With the threat of a ransomware attack greater than ever, how can businesses protect their data as they prepare to return to the office?

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Technology’s big tradeoff: complexity vs. conformity

The multiplicity of clouds, databases, microservices and containers alongside the infinite variety of converged and divergent services that exist in the typical enterprise IT stack are spiraling in their complexity - how we manage and...

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Tibco’s data focus makes it well placed for the downturn

Data is set to play a primary role in business recovery, and the senior leadership of Tibco believe that they have the tools CIOs require

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Ten equations that rule the world - could they work for you?

David Sumpter's The Ten Equations That Rule the World explains the maths that informs IT-driven finance, betting and social media companies. Could we all adopt these principles in our lives too?

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Blueprinting our way to easier data

The mass of data ubiquity surrounding business systems is giving rise to an increasing number of templates and reference architectures that act as a new kind of ‘information blueprint’ for enterprises to shortcut their way to more...

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A new prescription for big data headaches in pharma-tech

Every industry runs on data. From oil rigs to bakeries and from finance to dressmaking, every business now has a responsibility to re-define itself as a data-centric software business. The pharmaceutical industry is no different. A...

Tibco dashboards smooths out pandemic information overload

Michael O'Connell, chief analytics officer, at Tibco Software is making access to COVID-19 data more accessible.

ELK LogStash and Sumo Logic: Which is the best log management solution?

Real users summarise the most valuable features of two of the leading log management solutions

Business is still not data-driven, why not?

When will firms become more data-driven from the ground up?

Financial services need to use their unstructured data better

Using machine learning to analyse unstructured data offers numerous benefits for financial institutions, but why is ML adoption still so low?

No more excuses: Resolutions for better data practice in 2020

Companies should use the turn of the decade as a chance to make resolutions to become a stronger, more future-fit business - and that means becoming more data-driven.

Data 2020: Change is coming

The way businesses will handle and manage data in 2020 will change because of areas like cloud, open source and microservices.

Collibra rides the waves of a changing data ocean

Felix van de Maele wants Collibra to lead the way in extracting data for meaning, maximal opportunity and minimal risk.

What's behind Teradata's Hadoop volte-face?

Data warehouse giant Teradata has ridden a wave of hype with Hadoop. But now it says customers should jettison the poster-child of the big data boom. Lindsay Clark asks why.

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