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The power of geospatial data to enhance KYC and customer service in banking
In the rapidly evolving landscape of financial services, the integration of geospatial data is marking a new era of efficiency and precision. Financial institutions are increasingly employing this data to refine their decision-making processes, elevating both their investment strategies and customer service paradigms. This trend represents a significant shift towards digital transformation and data-driven decision-making, deeply impacting how financial services approach customer interaction, risk management, and regulatory compliance. 27 Nov 2023 Read more

Celebrating GIS Month
Discover the power of geospatial data to transform industries 8 Nov 2023 Read more

DSV finds customers everywhere with AfriGIS
Courier company delivers thousands of packages daily through geocoding precision 3 Oct 2023 Read more

Get set for enterprise growth with top-tier solutions from AfriGIS
In the digital era, businesses need more than just technology solutions and infrastructure: they need a cohesive strategy to handle projects from start to finish. Recognising this dual need, geospatial information science company AfriGIS has combined state-of-the-art infrastructure hosting with project management. 21 Sep 2023 Read more

Come rain or shine
How GIS-enabled weather data analysis and visualisation is transforming the insurance industry. 29 Aug 2023 Read more

Industry-academia collaboration empowers next-gen GIS professionals
Partnerships between industry and academia are essential to bridge the gap between research and the development of products and services. That's what has brought the University of Pretoria's Department of Geography, Geoinformatics and Meteorology and geospatial information science company AfriGIS together in a collaboration that supports industry innovation. 16 Aug 2023 Read more

Embrace AI but be aware of the data pitfalls for the unwary
Artificial intelligence (AI) has made impressive strides over the past five years, with ChatGPT's mainstream success marking an inflection point. The internet is filled with images, videos, songs and articles created by generative AI. Algorithms in software and platforms we use every day, like Netflix, Apple or Google Maps, and Uber, help to shape the media we consume, the products we buy, and even the routes we take to work. 4 Aug 2023 Read more

Savvy businesses are achieving digital transformation with GIS
How real-time location intelligence is transforming raw location data into actionable insights for vastly improved decision-making. 30 Jun 2023 Read more

Accountable institutions can rely on AfriGIS to verify client addresses anywhere and everywhere
The 50th SAFARI conference on credit and compliance, held recently and described as a congress by the industry for the industry, delved into new legislation impacting Accountable Institutions (AIs) under the Financial Intelligence Centre Act (FICA). 15 May 2023 Read more

How geospatial data is revolutionising banking
Change is constant in today's world. In the financial services and banking sector this presents unique challenges, such as increasing competition, ongoing regulatory compliance requirements, and rising customer expectations. Financial service providers are not always aware of the powerful impact that location and geospatial services can make on their business and their bottom line. 14 Mar 2023 Read more

AfriGIS celebrates another year of commitment to skills development
South Africa's unemployment rate, at more than 30%, has major negative impacts on society and the economy. At the same time, skills shortages are a key threat to the future growth of local businesses, particularly in the IT sector. 13 Dec 2022 Read more

Optimising efficiency and improving profits with geospatial data
Have you ever stopped to think of all the things you cannot do unless you have an address? An address is needed to open a bank account, to get a driver's licence, to apply for an identity document and a passport. You need an address to enrol your kids at school and to register to vote. Your address is the place you call home. 9 Dec 2022 Read more

How we hurdle the final obstacle to explosive online commerce in Africa
Couriers have been trying hard to be the successful link in the chain that helps one of Africa's online retailers become the continent's own success story. 6 Dec 2022 Read more

How African online retail will grow to the next level
Africa is exploding right now. Digital infrastructure is really gaining traction. More people can shop online than ever before, so the big challenge Africa's online retail customers want answered now is, "How do I get my parcel delivered to my home, town or village?" 3 Nov 2022 Read more

AfriGIS has Africa's only verified and validated administrative boundary data
AfriGIS is the first and only company to offer verified and validated geospatial data on Africa's administrative boundaries. 6 Jul 2022 Read more

How the brands we love use data now to actually be better
We're so accustomed to using apps like Waze, Google Maps, and Maps in our everyday lives by now that we barely even notice them anymore. What we may not realise is that they're also having a profound impact on the way we do business and changing the way we interact with our favourite brands. 8 Jun 2022 Read more

AfriGIS turns 25
This May we turn 25 years old, at a time when the industry's fortunes look set to soar. 11 May 2022 Read more

How you can access fast financial services growth too
It's never been so tough for financial services to get the numbers. 5 Apr 2022 Read more

Locating the future with the power and potential of Gis
At AfriGis we realise that it is often difficult to comprehend the extent of what geospatial information systems (Gis) and the industry are capable of. The US-based geospatial industry pioneer, Jack Dangermond, gave a glimpse of the power and potential of Gis when he said that "the application of Gis is only limited by the imagination of those that use it." 19 Nov 2021 Read more

South Africa's new smart cities: a roadmap for transforming all our cities
How GIS can drive the smart city philosophy forward 10 Sep 2021 Read more

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