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Building a data driven culture

Building a data driven culture

07 Oct, 2021 | Some of the most successful transformation programmes succeed because the companies shift their focus to building a data-driven culture. They understand that alongside the investment in technology, they need to equip their people to think and act differently to leverage the opportunity of data and technology.

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Why scenario planning gives your business a crystal ball

Why scenario planning gives your business a crystal ball

If ever there was a time to marshal all the tools and technology available to help you respond to change as it happens, that time is now. Today’s volatile marketplace calls for continuous planning— a proven approach where static, annual plans are replaced with a continually updated process. By monitoring actuals continuously, you can not only keep a close eye on organizational financial health, you also can identify trends and patterns and recommend course corrections when needed. That’s where scenario planning enters the picture.

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Supercharge your analytics project

Supercharge your analytics project

Business Intelligence (BI) Projects are often marketed as ‘self-service’ and we see many organisations embracing Self-Service BI as the way to facilitate their analytics requirements. But there is a gap between Self-service BI and the underlying enterprise analytics platform that is needed to deliver it.

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Leveraging AI in the Business

Leveraging AI in the Business

Aug 27, 2020 | Artificial intelligence (AI) is not about replacing jobs but rather enhancing them. As the technology grows in sophistication, so too does its potential for business, but are companies open to embracing it as an enabler for growth?

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Put the Left Foot in, Shake it All About

Put the Left Foot in, Shake it All About

Published  Aug 08, 2020 in ITWeb Feature File | What does it mean, precisely, when human resources (HR) and the media talk about ‘workforce transformation’? Find out what industry experts have to say about this subject in the ITWeb Feature File Brainstorm.

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Decision Inc. Fosters Community this Mandela Day

Decision Inc. Fosters Community this Mandela Day

July 22, 2020 | Even though Mandela Day is special every year, this was an especially unique one given the challenges that exist with the lockdown and the COVID-19 pandemic. Now, more than ever, it is important to reach out and foster community. Thanks to the unfailing support of our staff, the company has once again been able to make a difference and take that step to help others,” says Natalie Meikle-Braes, HR Manager at Decision Inc.

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The Changing Face of the Supply Chain

The Changing Face of the Supply Chain

July 09. 2020 | The global coronavirus pandemic has impacted the supply chain industry in several ways, many that will change it forever.
It has been a year of complete and comprehensive change. The 2020 pandemic has altered the way people work and live. It has changed the ways in which different sectors approach business and growth.

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Overcoming Lockdown with a Data-Driven Approach

Overcoming Lockdown with a Data-Driven Approach

June 23, 2020 | The new normal requires a different management approach to business. Simply returning to how things were done before will not be a sustainable approach in the future.

Even in adversity, there are opportunities to reposition an organisation that is willing to find more innovative ways of challenging the status quo.

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Automate. Automate, Now

Automate. Automate, Now

Published 06 May, 2020 – ITWeb | Is business process automation (BPA) really worth it? Is it genuinely the essential tool that every organisation should consider in a recession? Perhaps the best quote to answer these questions is the one from Byron Reese, CEO and publisher at Gigaom: “Individuals need to ask themselves, ‘What drudgery do I engage in that I can use technology to destroy?”

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How Decision Inc’s Tarryn Swemmer was plunged into the deep-end of HR leadership

How Decision Inc’s Tarryn Swemmer was plunged into the deep-end of HR leadership

Published Apr 13, 2020 in CHRO Magazine | Decision Inc. Group HR Executive Tarryn Swemmer started her career at McKinsey while finishing off her Master’s in Chemistry. She joined the research division and worked her way up until she was managing it. She loved it, but she realised that, in order to get to the next level within that space, she would have had to travel more and focus less on people, which was not what she had in mind for herself.

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SDN: It’s an Evolution Revolution

SDN: It’s an Evolution Revolution

Apr, 8,2020 | It’s time to remove static and complex issues around a legacy distributed network architecture by abstracting higher-level functionality. SDN helps to virtualise the business networking infrastructure and is still a key in taking networking to the next level in terms of automation and improving user experiences.

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People-Centricity during COVID-19 crisis – A True Test for our Management Skills

People-Centricity during COVID-19 crisis – A True Test for our Management Skills

Apr, 1, 2020 | The economic and human impact of the lock down in South Africa will be felt for years to come. Of course, the immediate priority is heeding the brave leadership of our President to ‘flatten the curve’ and minimise the spread of the corona virus. Inevitably, for all of us, this is introducing new ways of remote working to ensure companies remain operational during the next three weeks.

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The Best ways to Manage a Remote Team in Uncertain Times

The Best ways to Manage a Remote Team in Uncertain Times

Mar 27, 2020 | The impact of Covid-19, also known as the coronavirus, is being felt across the global business landscape. The Presidential address on 23 March 2020 has placed South Africa under lock down for 21 days – a step that’s aligned with global best practice but that’s set to change the working landscape for a long period of time. Organisations have to find new ways of working as employees are required to work from home (WFH) in order to limit the spread of the virus and maintain health.

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