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How are African Companies Deriving Value from Big Data?
Big Data solutions are emerging across Africa, driven by increased connectivity and Internet usage, the rapid proliferation of connected devices and the continued investment in Africa-specific innovations. However, the threat of data overload continues to challenge potential adoption as businesses are still struggling to pinpoint how best to monetise these solutions. Some of the key challenges include a lack of reliable data sources, concerns about data security and individual privacy and a lack of specific Big Data-related skills. This study presents the current status of Big Data solutions across Africa, illustrates the core value chain, identifies key participant groups, and highlights industry-specific case studies and trends.
Table of Contents
1. EXECUTIVE SUMMARY
- 1. Key Findings
- 2. Key Findings (continued)
- 3. Key Findings (continued)
2. WHAT IS BIG DATA?
What is Big Data?
- 1. Structured Data
- 2. Characteristics of Big Data
- 3. Additional Characteristics of Big Data
- 4. The Big Data Value Chain
- 5. What Happens to Data?
3. WHY HAS BIG DATA EMERGED?
Why has Big Data Emerged?
- 1. Big Data as One of the Three Major ICT Trends
- 2. Technological Drivers of Big Data Growth
- 3. The Growth of Digital Data
4. INDUSTRY CHALLENGES
- 1. Big Data Solutions Market-Industry Challenges
- 2. Industry Challenges Explained
- 3. Industry Challenges Explained (continued)
- 4. Industry Challenges Explained (continued)
5. DRIVERS AND RESTRAINTS
Drivers and Restraints
- 1. Big Data Solutions Market-Market Drivers
- 2. Market Drivers Explained
- 3. Market Drivers Explained (continued)
- 4. Market Drivers Explained (continued)
- 5. Big Data Solutions Market-Market Restraints
- 6. Market Restraints Explained
- 7. Market Restraints Explained (continued)
- 8. Market Restraints Explained (continued)
6. WHAT VALUE CAN COMPANIES OBTAIN FROM BIG DATA SOLUTIONS?
What Value can Companies Obtain from Big Data Solutions?
- 1. Corporate Considerations
- 2. Sources of Data for Companies
- 3. Potential Benefits of Big Data Solutions
- 4. Explanation of Operational Benefits
- 5. Global Overview of Big Data Solutions
7. HOW ARE COMPANIES USING BIG DATA SOLUTIONS?
How are Companies Using Big Data Solutions?
- 1. Industry Outlook: Resource Industries
- 2. Industry Outlook: Telecommunications
- 3. Industry Outlook: Healthcare
- 4. Industry Outlook: Retail
- 5. Industry Outlook: Public Sector
- 6. Industry Outlook: Banking and Financial Services and Insurance
8. THE OUTLOOK FOR BIG DATA SOLUTIONS
The Outlook for Big Data Solutions
- 1. Key Questions for Companies to Consider
- 2. The Square Kilometre Array (SKA) Project
- 3. What Will the Future Look Like?
- 1. The Last Word-3 Big Predictions
- 2. Legal Disclaimer
11. THE FROST & SULLIVAN STORY
The Frost & Sullivan Story
- 1. The Frost & Sullivan Story
- 2. Value Proposition: Future of Your Company & Career
- 3. Global Perspective
- 4. Industry Convergence
- 5. 360° Research Perspective
- 6. Implementation Excellence
- 7. Our Blue Ocean Strategy