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Insight Consulting to Accelerate Data Strategies for Other African Companies

Our strengths are to support companies in defining and implementing data strategies

DURBAN, South Africa, October 18, 2021 / APO Group / –

After celebrating Heritage Month in South Africa in September, Insight Consulting Sales Director Charlene Smith said it was safe to pay tribute to the huge pool of talent across Africa, but It is important that companies like Insight Consulting commit to further accelerating Africa’s business data strategies so that they can unleash their immense potential and become more competitive in a digitizing world.

Insight Consulting (www.InsightConsulting.co.za), which recently partnered with sugar maker TPC in Tanzania, also has a presence in Zimbabwe, Mozambique and South Africa. “Africa is a very important part of our business strategy,” says Smith. “This continent is blessed with a natural abundance of talent and potential and our mission is to forge long-term partnerships with our clients to unleash them and help boost the competitiveness of businesses in Africa. The first step is to accelerate data strategies across the continent, ”she says.

However, she adds, there is no one-size-fits-all approach that can be applied in different countries, so consultants and service providers need to have a deep understanding and experience of conditions in different parts of the continent. “Some challenges are unique to Africa, so African countries need to partner with companies that have experience on the ground, and we are delighted that our investment in building that experience is really starting to accelerate our footprint by. Africa, ”she said. said.

While many may worry about connectivity or skills shortages, Smith says these challenges don’t necessarily have to prevent partners from solving business issues. “Essentially, our strategy is to solve a real problem by building long-term relationships and developing individual solutions and processes to achieve the desired goal. Thanks to these relationships, it is possible to identify and develop skills within client companies, but also to learn from our colleagues in different countries, ”she explains.

“Even challenges such as data sovereignty are surmountable when individual solutions are designed for each company’s unique context. “

She says expanding across Africa has always been a natural fit for Insight Consulting (https://bit.ly/3BVFbfV) as its extensive work for various companies headquartered in South Africa, with divisions across Africa gave her the opportunity to be exposed to people. and businesses in other African countries. “It was a rewarding experience and one that cemented our faith in the continent,” she said.

With an African population expected to reach around 1.7 billion people by 2030, the continent is poised for rapid urbanization and rising incomes. “It’s prudent for businesses on the continent to speed up their data strategies so that they can benefit from this rapidly growing urban population and remain competitive,” says Smith.

“Our strength lies in supporting companies in defining and implementing data strategies. Once companies have these strategies in place, we can take the next step, bringing the power of integration and analytics to organizations so they can use the masses of data they collect. to create the type of BI that delivers significant ROI. investment.”

Smith says one of the most obvious benefits of helping customers across the continent create effective BI solutions is that it breaks down silos in their organizations. “This is important,” she says, “because it gives the company a single, unified view of its divisions, even if there are geographic barriers. This makes it easier for businesses to identify and solve problems and focus on opportunities, thereby refining their revenues and costs.

Smith says Insight Consulting designed tailored processes to support data strategies, then built world-class solutions (https://bit.ly/3aMyqBb) in organizations across myriad industries on the continent, including finance, retail, manufacturing and education. to name a few.

“We are very happy to be the pioneers of this concerted effort to help African organizations accelerate their data strategies,” she adds.

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