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Sub-Saharan Africa

Big data: Where can data and analytics take healthcare in Africa?






Numerous opportunities already exist in data analytics, it is up to us to take advantage […]

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Customer Analytics – An interview with David Slansky, Advisory Partner KPMG






In this era of big data, there are increasing opportunities for collection, processing and analysis […]

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Chip and PIN technology more secure, but not completely invulnerable

The hidden fortunes of data and analytics











As technology becomes more and more pervasive, we are seeing an increased integration of mobile devices, sensors, applications and other data feeds into everyday life. With this comes an upsurge in the amount of data being collected and stored. Today’s C-level executives are facing unprecedented business demands. These range from operating in more countries, dealing with new regulations and increasing government oversight, to complex tax policies, cost reduction, increasing risks and customer centricity. This complexity is further compounded by complex systems and data management.

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Privacy issues and cost concerns derail tech’s progress the most

Privacy issues and cost concerns derail tech’s progress the most











In the recent KPMG 2012 Technology Innovation Survey, we identified privacy issues and cost concerns as the top barriers to commercialising disruptive technology innovations. Specifically, transparency and privacy issues were named by 40% of respondents as the highest hurdles getting in the way of tech advances in the corporate world.

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