head in the sand

Why are banks struggling to implement big data?

This was the topic I was asked to cover at the second annual Big Data and Analytic conference in Johannesburg earlier in July. Of course, the event targeted Southern African banking and insurance representatives and my focus was on our market. I do not work for a bank, although we have a number of banking…

Rhodes University

On data management education

I have recently returned from a trip to Grahamstown where I had the opportunity to visit the the Rhodes University IS department It has been over twenty years since I graduated and I was curious to see how the curriculum has changed. In particular, I was curious to uderstand how data management is catered for…