In 2015, Kuwait's communication sector accounted for 5.2% of non-oil GDP, about $3.92bn. These figures are poised to sharply increase given the New Kuwait 2035 strategy's emphasis on the IT sector to make Kuwait the centre for innovation and a knowledge-based economy. With this in mind, we've developed the Digital Cities Kuwait Forum (20-21 February 2018, Kuwait) to … [Read more...] about Digital Cities Kuwait Forum
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How Will Marketers Use Big Data in the Future?
With the advance of the Internet of Things and AI, the big data landscape for marketers is going to change. The IoT will be generating far more data than businesses are used to seeing. With that, marketing agencies and departments will need to decide which data they'll use and which data is too sensitive to incorporate in campaigns. In other words, as every aspect of our lives … [Read more...] about How Will Marketers Use Big Data in the Future?
2nd Annual Global Predictive Analytics Forum in MENA
Research firms project the predictive analytics market to reach $5.2 to $6.5 billion by 2018/2019; they are calling it the game changer as it has helped reinvent 6 industries (Healthcare, Manufacturing, Marketing & Financial Services, Government, Credit Risk Insurance and Workforce Management). This is the why more and more organizations are turning to predictive … [Read more...] about 2nd Annual Global Predictive Analytics Forum in MENA
Big Data Series
A smart approach to learn Big Data Analytics & Digital Transformation Big Data Analytics & Digital Transformation Workshops are designed for organisations to help them learn the necessary tools to create a roadmap for a comprehensive, future-proof digital transformation strategy. Led by world-class gurus, these workshops are hosting key decision makers and senior … [Read more...] about Big Data Series
Big Data Governance – Data, Algorithms and Auditors
In a previous post I introduced the topic of Big Data governance and that there are three different aspects that are part of big data governance: the data, the algorithms and the data auditors. I discussed accountancy as a metaphor, where accountancy is used within organizations for checks-and-balances, data governance should be used to ensure the data and algorithms are … [Read more...] about Big Data Governance – Data, Algorithms and Auditors