The Data Analytics Blog

Our news and views relating to Data Analytics, Big Data, Machine Learning, and the world of Credit.

Insights From The Deep Learning IndabaX Western Cape

A Deep Learning IndabaX is a locally-organised, one-day Indaba that helps spread knowledge and builds capacity in machine learning. It's a way to experiment with how we can strengthen our machine learning community, and allow more people to contribute to the conversation. 

Finovate Spring 2017: Highlights From Day 2

In this blog post, I will be covering some of the highlights from day 2 of the Finovate Spring Conference. Whereas the previous review of day 1 mostly covered innovations that assist the loans origination process, in this blog I’ll cover some of the analytical offerings. I’ll also cover some of the other offerings including training, investment platforms, and bot-based technology. 

Finovate Spring 2017: Highlights From Day 1

We at Principa decided to attend Finovate Spring again this year (we were here 2 years ago) to learn about new trends, network with like-minded companies and to look for potential partnerships. In this post, I cover some of the highlights and more interesting topics from Day 1 of the industry's most exciting gathering of innovators in the fintech world.

Live Tweets And Blog Posts From Finovate Spring 2017

Being a company that’s so passionate about software and analytical innovation means that we must constantly keep our ear on the ground for new trends and products around the world. There is hardly a better place for innovation than California’s Silicon Valley. Over the next couple of days (26th - 27th April), I'll be live-tweeting from this year's Finovate Spring conference in San Jose, California and summarising my take from a data analytics perspective in blog posts at the end of each day.

Principa To Acquire Relate Technologies

Acquisition to lead to solutions focused on improving Customer acquisition, loyalty and profitability along the Customer Lifecycle. Pictured: Ian Read, CEO of Principa. Principa Decisions (Pty) Ltd, a leading software, data analytics, and consulting company, today announced that it has entered into an agreement to acquire the assets, people and contracts belonging to Relate Technologies (Pty) Ltd, a Cape Town based software development company, for an undisclosed sum. The deal is planned to become effective from 1 December 2014.

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