mobile payments

How does data help the shift to mobile banking?

Our experience helping banks in central and East Africa resolve their customer data management challenges has given me some exposure to the dynamics of delivering mobile banking services to a largely poor and, frequently, unbanked population. I wrote about this earlier in the post Will quality data differentiate banks from mobile operators? In this post I…

compliance

Data Driven Culture helps compliance

The ripple effects of the 2007-2008 global financial crisis – when a number of large, global financial institutions went into bankruptcy due to over investment in the collapsing US housing market – lead to the global economic recession, tax payer bail outs of organisations deemed “too big to fail”, and even, more recently, the Eurozone…

wall

PoPI: Good fences make good neighbours

Last year, Time magazine discussed the illusion of privacy in a digital age.(Tweet this)  Technology, ranging from our PC’s and tablets, to smartphones and surveillance cameras is capturing our every move and, in many cases, almost our every thought. The Big Data analytics movement seeks to leverage this data for commercial purposes – to understand…