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”

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”

100TB Operational Data Store Implementation & Support for Vodacom

One of the leading International Telco’s requested Falcorp to migrate a 100TB Sybase IQ Operational Data Store to an Oracle Exadata to provide a more cost effective system. The team was further required to enhance the functionality of the existing system.  Key Objectives Migrate a 100TB ODS from Sysbase to Oracle Decommission the existing system. … Continue reading “100TB Operational Data Store Implementation & Support for Vodacom”