How East Africa can unlock Big Data

How East Africa can unlock Big Data

In this era of Big Data, characterized by radical customization, constant experimentation; unique business models are the new hallmarks of achieving competitive advantage. Organizations that analyze huge volumes of data have the edge. East Africa should not be left behind; below are recommendations that companies within the region should pay attention to. Increase the variety of data collected by your company but start with questions and be aware of the mountains of data available in your…

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Project Management Essentials

Project Management Essentials

What is a project? A project is a unique endeavour with a specific goal that has a beginning and an end with a budget (constraints such as resources and time). Project management can be summed up into a few crucial questions: What problem are you solving? How are you going to solve this problem? What is your plan (resources needed and how much it takes)? How will you know you are done? How do you…

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Stepping into the minefield of Requirements engineering.

Stepping into the minefield of Requirements engineering.

One of the biggest problems facing the IT industry is poor customer service that is mainly rooted in delivering unsatisfactory products. The root cause is the failure to discern exactly what the stakeholder really wants and this  turns requirements engineering  into a minefield.    Poorly analysed customer requirements have been variously cited as leading to poor or inappropriate products, the inability to perform functions not to mention leading to failure, unreliability, and by no means least, extra…

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