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Stellenbosch University's three-year-old data school already a world leader

By Press Release 28 April 2022

When Stellenbosch University (SU) launched its School for Data Science and Computational Thinking in July 2019, it expressed the hope that the new entity would become a world-class institution. Not even three years... FULL STORY >

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Data scientists reveal roadblocks to digital transformation

By Staff Writer 28 March 2022

Digital transformation has accelerated significantly due to the COVID-19 pandemic, and now new SAS research has identified strategies to capitalise on this pivotal moment and empower data scientists and organisations. FULL STORY >

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It's time to make AI boring

By Industry Contributor 14 January 2022

AI needs to move past its carefree days and become part of the fabric of everyday business, asserts Blue Prism's Greg Newton. FULL STORY >

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SAS interns raise their voices on a career in data sciences

By Staff Writer 10 September 2021

How viable is a career in data science? And what typically leads someone to pursue one? Recently, a few interns at SAS weighed in on this vibrant career path and why they have pursued one. FULL STORY >

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COVID-19 and data science: Modelling a pandemic

By Industry Contributor 30 August 2021

With the pandemic and its impact still being keenly felt in our world, humanity has a potent ally in this particular battle: data science. SAS's Mark Lambrecht explains how data science is playing a crucial role in managing the impact of the... FULL STORY >

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SA data analytics consultancy EXPLORE-AI has partnership with Thames Water UK extended

By Press Release 29 March 2021

Over 70 local data scientists involved in various projects proving local tech capability for global projects. FULL STORY >

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Data science graduates hold key to SA’s future

By Press Release 22 September 2020

Data science, and the extraction of insights from the vast amounts of data generated in the emerging digital economy, will be key to effective governance, service delivery, and improving the lives of South Africa’s people. FULL STORY >

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COVID-19 accelerates need for data science skills and strategies for local business

By Industry Contributor 20 July 2020

Instead of abandoning their data management strategies in the face of the Covid-19 pandemic, businesses should be leaning into them, with the need for data science skills actually increasing, argues Shaun... FULL STORY >

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Explore Data Science Academy opens applications for its data science learnership

By Staff Writer 17 April 2020

Africa’s largest institution devoted to data science, The Explore Data Science Academy (EDSA) has opened registrations for the July 1 intake of its 12 month, full-time data science learnership as well as its... FULL STORY >

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Industry Insight - Redefining the role of the data visualisation expert

By Industry Contributor 20 March 2020

Data visualisation, which enables decision-makers to spot patterns and identify trends and correlations in company data that would otherwise have remained hidden, is more a business function than a technological one, argues... FULL STORY >

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Enhancing analytics capabilities across Africa to build businesses of the future

By Opinion 8 December 2017

By Wesley Govender, Risk Advisory Africa Leader: Data Analytics FULL STORY >

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