Uber Knows You More

I have always been fascinated by how certain seemingly simple concepts have the capacity to morph into much larger and overtly sustainable ideas, and possibly go on from there to form global multibillion organizations or entities. Consider Uber. Hailing a cab in New York city in my experience has never been a very difficult task, … Continue reading “Uber Knows You More”

Analytics, Big Data and the Consumer

You have most likely heard the buzz words “Big Data” and “Data Analytics”,  but you may not know what it’s all about, and how it relates to you. Here are some insights about the process will help you to understand why companies invest so much time and so many resources into the ever-popular loyalty programme. … Continue reading “Analytics, Big Data and the Consumer”

The Need for Speed

Until Pokémon Go recently made a mess of the numbers, Need for Speed (NFS) was one of the top games. It would still qualify as one of the all-time top 10, but if 3 is a crowd,…. you decide. For the uninitiated, Need for Speed, also known by its initials NFS, is a racing video … Continue reading “The Need for Speed”

Lead Management System

Over the past 5 years Falcorp Technologies has been building domain knowledge in the financial services sector space to compliment their technical capabilities.  We have provided unique IT Services to the benefit of our clients, one of such is a Lead Management System  Key Objectives Design, Develop & Support Lead Management Application that facilitates the … Continue reading “Lead Management System”

Management of 30TB Data Warehouse

One of SA’s leading financial institutes required specialist support for their 30TB Production Warehouse environment.  Key Objectives Management of Operational Tasks on  a 30 TB Warehouse 99.8% Uptime required Monthly reporting to EXCO Performance Tuning of SQL queries  Client Benefits Proactive Support Increased efficiency Reduced downtime and risk Data Warehouse capacity planning  Scope of Engagement … Continue reading “Management of 30TB Data Warehouse”

100 TB ODS Implementation

Vodacom requested the support of Falcorp to migrate their Sybase IQ ODS to Oracle Exadata to provide a more cost effective system. The team was further required to enhance the functionality of the existing system.  Key Objectives To decommission the existing system. To add additional data sources. To improve operational functionality in terms of performance … Continue reading “100 TB ODS Implementation”

Data Modelling for Wealth Management AT GTC

Wealth management is a critical component of GTC and the business needs to be have the ability to constantly view and analyse this key business area.  Key Objectives Create a consolidated view of the assets under management and the measures involved. Market sectors and fund and asset allocation Ensure that wealth managers are correctly servicing … Continue reading “Data Modelling for Wealth Management AT GTC”

Rollout of Banking Database Security for ABSA

Our clients in the banking industry have to adhere to regulatory requirements, to ensure they comply the Falcorp team has to implement controls on 200 databases to address the requirements and mitigate any risk.  Key Objectives To be compliant and mitigate risks To address shortfalls in processes and procedures To standardize and define processes To … Continue reading “Rollout of Banking Database Security for ABSA”