Decision Inc. attracts strategic investment from SA Enterprise Development

Decision Inc., developer of strategic business decision making solutions and technologies, has introduced South African Enterprise Development (SAED) (Pty) Ltd (“SAED”) as an investor as part of its long term strategic vision of international expansion, national growth and the development of even more dynamic client solutions.

PepsiCo Manufacturing

Challenges Improve productivity within the packaging department Managing shift staff to achieve targets and improve performance Provide visibility of performance to unsophisticated users across warehouse via TV screens Provide near real time data updates

SABMiller Operations

Challenges To combine and analyse multiple data sets across different systems. Very large amounts of data (230 000 new rows of data added every day) Distribute and deploy reporting across all business areas across 55

Connecting People to Implementations for Seamless Change

People don’t like change. It is a fundamental part of the human condition, the impact of which can be seen in numerous media outbursts and employee departures and missives of online rage. Just take a look at the universal reaction to Instagram changing something as simple as its logo. People were upset, they liked the old and the steady, they wanted the brand back.

SAP Lumira – Ready to Rumble?

In 2011, SAP BusinessObjects appeared to be on the ropes. After comfortably competing with IBM Cognos for top spot in the Gartner business intelligence heavyweight quadrant for the previous decade, SAP BusinessObjects was suddenly hit by a double body blow; firstly, the much vaunted 4.0 upgrade fell heavily when it came to stability and performance,

Predictive Analytics: The New Crystal Ball

Data has taken over the world. It is in every device, business and action. The amount of data produced in the past two years has already exceeded what was created in the entire history of the human race; according to the IDC 1.7MB of new information will be created every second for every human by the year 2020. Aside from these staggering statistics, there is that all-important business angle. A Baseline report found that a 10% increase in data accessibility can result in around $US65.7 million in net income for the average Fortune 100 company. Data done well redefines the meaning of opportunity. The insurance industry is situated on top of a data gold mine. The nature of the business means that these organisations have access to significant quantities of personal and historic data. Globally, insurers are capitalising on technology to sharpen their market segmentation strategies, reduce claims fraud and strengthen underwriting and risk management.

Chief Marketing Officer: Ally or Rival?

The position of the Chief Marketing Officer (CMO) has undergone tremendous scrutiny over the past few years. The role in and of itself – is it of value, should it be rebranded, what are its long term prospects and the relationship with the Chief Information Officer (CIO)?

Case study: Decision Inc. Uses Microsoft SharePoint to Revolutionise Aspen Pharmacare’s Launch Management System

Aspen Pharmacare has implemented a Launch Management System to manage the process whereby a new drug is introduced into the market. Implemented by Microsoft partner Decision Inc., the system has greatly improved data integrity, allowing for seamless workflow and tighter document control. Ultimately, the system will assist Aspen with its Six Sigma approach.

Decision Inc. takes a moment for Mandela Day

Nelson Mandela International Day recognises the birth date of a hero, a man whose work has changed the lives of millions and whose ideology is upheld by this day and

Decision Inc. Forms Ground Breaking African Partnership with Adaptive Insights

Decision Inc. Forms Ground Breaking African Partnership with Adaptive Insights In a move to transform business performance, budgeting and planning capabilities for medium sized organisations, Decision Inc. has developed a

Abducting the Algorithm: Decision Inc. Partners with Alteryx

For any organisation functioning in the modern world, data has become the ultimate weapon of mass engagement. It can transform production, product design, customer relationships and that very clichéd, yet consistently essential, bottom line. Analysing and interpreting data and managing data sets and predictive analytics has become an art form, one which Decision Inc. has recognised as valuable to clients and in need of a transformation from complex to a cinch.

Decision Inc. achieves Gold status for Data Analytics with Microsoft

Decision Inc. achieves Gold status for Data Analytics with Microsoft Decision Inc., an information advisory and execution organisation, has been awarded Microsoft Gold Partner status for Data Analytics. This achievement

Chief Marketing Officer: Ally or Rival?

By Desmond Struwig, General Manager: Digital at Decision Inc. (Pty) Ltd. The position of the Chief Marketing Officer (CMO) has undergone tremendous scrutiny over the past few years. The role

SAPICS 2016: Stand and deliver

SAPICS 2016: Stand and deliver As a leader in providing information advisory and execution solutions to supply chain organisations in South Africa, Decision Inc. is proud to announce our association

Optimise Overtime with Decision Inc.

Decision Inc., developer of strategic business decision making solutions and technologies, has designed an Overtime Analytics Accelerator which allows for organisations to truly drill down into overtime management and investment. The solution provides users, from CEO to shift planner, with insight into the financial and safety impact of decisions taken at a shaft or plant. Through its advanced tools and functionalities, the solution hands the organisation an understanding of the value and return gained from investment into staff overtime.