The Future of Crime in South Africa Is big data the answer or will it take us into 1984? An interview with Tristan Bergh on the future of crime at a local level raises questions on the realities of using big data and what changes to expect. The story of John Snow There is a […]
The Mammoth BI 2014 Retrospective is a collection of some fun stats and visual data on the 2014 November conference.
The recent successful inaugural Mammoth BI event saw 16 speakers take to the stage to present on Big Data, Business Intelligence, Data vsualistation and Artificial Intelligence. While the topics may have varied, each speaker put their heart into their talk and therefore deserves to be heard by all people attending. All of the talks were […]
After speaking at Mammoth BI 2014, Mbwana Alliy recaps his talk and reflects on the meaning of Big Data in Africa. Read the full article here.
South Africa is one of the lowest performing countries in maths and science. This contributes to the growing concern of the pressure on BI resources in South Africa. What this means is that at the moment businesses are having to outsource to foreign nationals to find the skill sets that they require to leverage their […]
Microsoft South Africa is sponsoring the Mammoth BI and Synergy event for several reasons. When we look at the top technology trends based on the third party analyst research firms, we see that the top trends are listed as: Mobility and Devices, Social Applications, Big Data and Cloud. As Microsoft, we tend to define our […]
Mammoth BI attendees will relax in style with Pumpseat, a range of comfortable, inflatable, sofa style event seating. Pumpseat is a versatile range of seats and structures that add comfort while enabling people to connect and enjoy any event. About Pumpseat: The seats use rubber duck technology, giving it a 5-year guarantee. Suitable for both […]
Following her talk on Interconnected BI – A systems thinking approach at Mammoth BI, Synergy presents a Dashboard Design workshop by Gillian Staniland. The workshop will focus on technique and not on products and will arm attendees with some valuable techniques for dashboard design. “The term ‘dashboards’ has become synonymous with BI, but we’ve […]