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Pathways International & Jose Almeida Announces Partnership

Pathways International & Jose Almeida Announces Partnership

East Africa Digital Transformation Pathways International and Jose Almeida announce a partnership to deliver an end-to-end approach to the digital transformation challenges in the East African market. Pathways International, a business-focused tech company and provider of solutions to help organizations better manage their data and allow governing parties to use this data in their decision-making process, and Jose Almeida, experienced data consultant, are partnering to...

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Pathways International Sacco- BI Goes Live at Kenya Bankers’ Sacco Ltd

Pathways International Sacco- BI Goes Live at Kenya Bankers’ Sacco Ltd

Press Release: It is indisputable that Data is no longer just a competitive advantage, it is critical to the health – and often the survival – of an organization. In recognition of this, Kenya Bankers’ Sacco Ltd ( https://kenyabankers.coop ), a Savings & Credit Co-operative Society that draws membership from employees in the banking industry and lately the general public, launched its digital transformation journey...

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Saccos in Kenya are ripe for disruption

Saccos in Kenya are ripe for disruption

The growth trajectory gained by deposit-taking Savings and Credit Cooperatives (SACCOs) in 2017 was according to key financial growth parameters appealing. With total assets increasing to Ksh 442.27 billion in 2017, it reflected a growth rate of 12.4 percent from the previous year. The total loans shot to Ksh 331.2 billion reflecting a hike of 11.29 percent from 2016; while deposits grew to Ksh 305.3...

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General Overview of Dashboards & Scorecard

General Overview of Dashboards & Scorecard

Dashboards and Scorecards are common tools used in business intelligence for supporting performance management. They are usually used for similar purposes and can be used at the same time but their functionalities differ. When choosing a dashboard or scorecard, one should consider the purpose of use, types of data to be monitored, and the focus on long term and strategic versus more immediate goals. Use...

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Data Automation: Reducing Human Error

Data Automation: Reducing Human Error

No one is perfect- and even the most seasoned employee can inadvertently invert a number on a spreadsheet. It happens to the best of us. If you or someone on your team is manually transcribing data, typographical mistakes are going to happen. Regardless as to whether your company is involved in biotech, manufacturing or IT, data entry errors can cost your organization time, money and...

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The Value of Historical Reporting

The Value of Historical Reporting

Companies always want to do better, and managers are constantly looking for ways to streamline processes and increase efficiency. Yet, if you’re not tracking where you’ve been, it can be hard to set goals in terms of where you’d like your team to go. Historical data The phrase “historical data” isn’t that hard to define. Put simply, it’s a collection of data that outlines past...

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Using Real-Time Analytics in a Manufacturing Environment

Using Real-Time Analytics in a Manufacturing Environment

If you’ve stumbled across our blog you probably know that data can be an invaluable tool that, when used properly, can help streamline business processes and increase efficiency. You may have also heard that using real-time analytics can be a great way to help operationally. We’re here to tell you that the rumors are true. Overall equipment effectiveness (OEE) In a manufacturing environment, overall equipment...

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BI: Traditional Reporting vs Interactive Dashboards

BI: Traditional Reporting vs Interactive Dashboards

In the very changing world of data, most business are still struggling to manage it. If you can’t manage your data, it’s impossible to evaluate. If your office is living in the world of .xls spreadsheets and SQL, finding a way to marry the pair make your data management infinitely easier. A dashboard for your office When you’re in your car, your dashboard tells you...

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Using Text Analytics to Analyze Customer Feedback

Using Text Analytics to Analyze Customer Feedback

If your company is using open-ended survey questions in an effort to maintain a competitive edge, you may be surprised to learn there are ways that you can manage your unstructured data in such a way that it will allow your company to maximize its business value. While most everyone agrees that open-ended questions allow companies to better understand their customers’ experience, analyzing those insights,...

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Machine Learning for Predictive Analysis

Machine Learning for Predictive Analysis

Most everyone will agree that big data is a virtual untapped resource of intelligence that can both help support business decisions in addition to enhancing operations.  As data continues to change and diversify, businesses are beginning to understand the value of embracing predictive analytics. If you’re not familiar with what predictive analytics is, we’ll take a minute to explain it. First, you should start by...

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