Big Data

Total 15 Posts

Emerging technologies are forcing big companies to innovate

For big companies, the oncoming era will require new skill sets, technologies, alignments and business models.

Impact of the 4th Industrial Revolution on the engineering sector

While many people fear losing relevance in the 4th Industrial Revolution, the work of engineers will remain valuable.

The benefits and risks of Big Data

How to ensure the benefits of big data outweigh the risks.

Tanzania is about to outlaw fact checking

Tanzania's government wants to make fact checking illegal.

These designers used data to create fashionable outfits

Three leading fashion designers from Kenya, Nigeria, and South Africa were brought together by Siemens to create 12 outfits from data extracted from the cities of Nairobi, Lagos, and Johannesburg. The fashionable outfits which were designed by John Kaveke from Kenya, Zizi Cardow from Nigeria, and Palesa Mokubung from South

Afrikan agriculture can gain from increased access to Big Data

African scientists are about to get unprecedented access to enormous amounts of satellite data. This is thanks to a deal signed by the African Union with the European Commission’s Copernicus programme, which describes itself as the world’s third largest data provider. Data, and access to good reliable data,

Jack Ma honors 50 Afrikan wildlife rangers who are fighting poaching

Jack Ma, the founder and Executive Chairman of the Alibaba Group, was among those present at the African Ranger Awards to honor 50 rangers who work on the continent to protect wildlife. The awards ceremony was organizes by The Paradise Foundation, a Chinese conservation charity co-led by Jack Ma. Asha