BIG DATA & ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE (AI)

Big data is being generated by everything around us at all times from every digital process and social media exchanges. Big data is changing the way people within organizations work together. It is creating a culture in which business and IT leaders must join forces to realize value from all data.

 
   

 

       

 

 

The World Governments IT systems are moving toward cloud computing and mobile technologies, with large stores of government data as a major strategic asset in collaborative form among various government entities. The proposed Centralised Demographic Database represents opportunity to make sense of data available to government, and an opportunity for government agencies to seek to exploit it to enhance the business of government. Read More>>


The Telecommunications and Postal Sectors Reform Project will assist the government in developing a legal, regulatory, and institutional framework for delivering competitively-priced and high quality telecommunications and postal services.

 

Demographic shifts will fuel the growth of new sectors, markets, and service lines: The ability of our diversity to build strength and unity is the power that will propel the organization and consequently, the Nigerian industry, into new dimensions of performance. Read More>>

         

Big Data, Artificial Intelligence (AI), Cyber security, and Cloud technologies, a new paradigm in information technology.

As technologies, governments and businesses shift, the impact of big data and the impact of cyber security and defence programs are often felt long after decisions are made, technology deployed and end users and clients have adopted the technology change. The combinations of big data, cloud, artificial intelligence (AI) is a change agent that have altered the approach that cyber professionals evaluate, defend and manage in these integrated ecosystem. This complexity should not take you away from the big picture of truly advancing your business operations and the protection of your programs.

 

Data Monetisation and Sourcing

  • Problem: Data often needs to be augmented from other sources, which is hard to aggregate from different silos but making and gaining or huge value by analysing the data. Although, data monetisation is often held back by data access and governance concerns.

  • Solution: Distil out the generalizable signal into safe synthetic data at the edge, in each silo.

  • Sell access to the synthetic data. This allows insight to be shared without exposing individuals or real data.

  • Benefits: Access sensitive data, safely monetise your data  and create new revenue streams.


Artificial intelligence (AI) for a smarter kind of cyber security
AI is changing the game for cyber security, analyzing massive quantities of risk data to speed response times and augment under-resourced security operations

 

As cyber attacks grow in volume and complexity, artificial intelligence (AI) is helping under-resourced security operations analysts stay ahead of threats. Curating threat intelligence from millions of research papers, blogs and news stories, AI provides instant insights to help you fight through the noise of thousands of daily alerts, drastically reducing response times. Strategy and design of advanced AI can act as an advisor to analysts, helping them quickly identify and connect the dots between threats.

     

New skills are needed to fully harness the power of big data. Though courses are being offered to prepare a new generation of big data experts, it will take some time to get them into the workforce. Meanwhile, leading organizations are developing new roles, focusing on key challenges and creating new business models to gain the most from big data.

 

According to IBM While big data can provide significant value, it also presents significant risk. Organizations must be proactive about privacy, security and governance to ensure all data and insights are protected and secure.


Potential of Big Data

Big data has the potential to empower you to make better business decisions, in real time. By unlocking your organisation’s data, you can fundamentally change the way it operates and steer the transformative, digital journey your stakeholders expect.  Big data also brings a new breed of security concerns. It’s precisely the unstructured nature of big data that makes it more vulnerable to security breaches than the corporate information generated by your usual applications.

Benefits

  • Dimension Data can assist you to:

  • move away from tactical decision-making and make strategic choices about big data

  • develop roadmaps to achieve your big data aspirations

  • ensure your network is able to support increased volumes of data

  • make optimal use of cloud, where it makes sense to do so

  • shield your most precious asset, data, in ways that will allow you to risk less and achieve more

Big data platforms: We can assist you to move ahead on your big data journey by implementing a low-cost, simple platform to gather data. From there you’ll be able to identify useful patterns that will drive returns very quickly, if followed up with proactive activity. A small investment in such a platform can be funded from the benefits gained by its use both in private and public sector.

 

Our Solution for Government is to produce flexible, compliant and secure outcomes that meet your policy, compliance and commercial challenges as a Government agency adopting Cloud services.

         

     

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