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AfriGIS’s Peter Smythe appointed to GeoServer Project Steering Committee
Peter Smythe, senior systems analyst at AfriGIS, has been appointed to the GeoServer Project Steering Committee (PSC), a body made up of individuals who represent the various communities which have a stake in GeoServer. 14 May 2024 Read more

Location intelligence is the secret weapon of data-driven banking
Geographic information systems (GIS) are transforming banking by integrating location-based insights with CRM tools 13 Mar 2024 Read more

A GIS leap forward in the customer journey
Digital satellite TV company optimises installer allocation and customer onboarding with advanced geospatial solutions. 28 Feb 2024 Read more

What are you looking for?
GIS data has made search functions more spatially aware and contextually relevant across industries, leading to more informed decision-making and efficient operations. 14 Feb 2024 Read more

Steering FMCG growth with GIS insights
Retail company sharpens sales strategy and boosts growth with GIS platform from AfriGIS. 30 Jan 2024 Read more

Black Swan events and their spatial consequences
Using location data to anticipate and prepare for 'what's next' in a dynamic and often unpredictable world. 23 Jan 2024 Read more

Insurance companies weather the storm with threat alerts from AfriGIS
Weather data for insurance companies helps identify and mitigate risks of our changing climate, and aids in reducing fraudulent claims. 16 Jan 2024 Read more

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

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