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Reaping business value from Big Data

Big data is a combination of structured, semi-structured and unstructured data collected by organisations that can be mined for information and used in Machine Learning projects, predictive modelling and other advanced analytics applications. Industry experts look at how enterprise IT is using Big Data to glean information that can be applied to improve business performance […]


African enterprises warm up to Blockchain technology

Blockchain is a record-keeping technology designed to make it impossible to hack the system or forge the data stored on it, thereby making it secure and immutable. It is a type of distributed ledger technology (DLT), a digital system for recording transactions and related data in multiple places at the same time. Industry experts share […]


Machine Learning garners impetus in Africa

To make decisions more quickly and accurately, enterprises in Africa are increasingly turning to Machine Learning, arguably today’s most practical application of Artificial Intelligence (AI). How should enterprises ensure success and ROI from Machine Learning deployments in their IT environments? Machine Learning is a type of AI that allows software applications to become more accurate […]


Machine Learning garners thrust in Middle East

To make decisions more quickly and accurately, enterprises in Africa are increasingly turning to Machine Learning, arguably today’s most practical application of Artificial Intelligence (AI). How should corporations ensure success and ROI from Machine Learning deployments in their IT environments? Machine Learning is a type of AI that allows software applications to become more accurate […]


Embracing the work from anywhere model

Finally, there is a light at the end of the pandemic tunnel. As countries get closer to the easing of lockdowns and social restrictions, many organisations are starting to look forward to welcoming employees and clients back to the office. But if enterprise organisations are thinking that this is the end of working from home, […]


The evolution of Digital Transformation

Digital Transformation is the incorporation of computer-based technologies into an organisation’s products, processes and strategies. Industry pundits tell Intelligent CIO Africa, how CIOs are leading their organisations to succeed with Digital Transformation, business benefits, digital technologies and processes that can enable organisations to adeptly respond to customer demands in the present and as demands continue […]


Securing the endpoint

Endpoint security management is a policy-based approach to network security that requires endpoint devices to comply with specific criteria before they are granted access to network resources. Endpoints can include PCs, laptops, smart phones, tablets and specialised equipment such as bar code readers or point of sale (PoS) terminals. Industry experts share insights on how […]


How to secure the endpoint

Endpoint security management is a policy-based approach to network security that requires endpoint devices to comply with specific criteria before they are granted access to network resources. Endpoints can include PCs, laptops, smart phones, tablets and specialised equipment such as bar code readers or point of sale (PoS) terminals. Industry experts share insights on how […]


Designing robust Business Continuity policies

The goal of a Business Continuity policy is to document what is needed to keep an organisation running on ordinary business days as well as times of emergency. When the policy is well-defined and clearly adhered to, the company can set realistic expectations for Business Continuity and Disaster Recovery processes. Industry experts share insights with […]


Disaster planning in the wake of increased threat vectors

Typically, Disaster Recovery planning involves an analysis of business processes and continuity needs. Before generating a detailed plan, an organisation often performs a business impact analysis (BIA) and risk analysis (RA), and it establishes recovery objectives. Industry pundits share with us insights and look at a step-by-step plan, precautions organisations should take to minimise the […]


How are data centre leaders optimising their infrastructure to meet Digital Transformation demands?

Digital Realty, a leading global provider of carrier and cloud-neutral data centre, colocation and interconnection solutions, recently announced the opening of its third data centre in Singapore. The multi-story, 50-megawatt facility, known as Digital Loyang II or SIN12, is Digital Realty’s largest data centre in the country and will bring the company’s total committed investment […]


Why business analytics matters

Business analytics (BA) is the iterative, methodical exploration of an organisation’s data, with an emphasis on statistical analysis. Successful business analytics depends on data quality, skilled analysts who understand the technologies and the business and an organisational commitment to using data to gain insights that inform business decisions. Industry experts share insights on the types […]


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