Menu

Feature

Latest Story

How statistical analyses help determine where and when students are most vulnerable to education disruption

2 Jun - 17:32 SAST

By the Malala Fund and SAS Data for Good

To identify countries where girls are most at risk of experiencing educational interruptions and predict lowering completion rates of girls’ primary and secondary education due to climate change, the Malala Fund has partnered with SAS to build the Girls’ Education and Climate Challenges Index.

It is the first time the annual Girls’ Education Challenges Index (GECI), which identifies the countries where it is most challenging for girls to access education, is combined with the ND-GAIN Index, which summarises a country’s vulnerability and resilience to climate change and other global challenges. The resulting

+ Read more

Geospatial data ethics catches up with other industries, stands to learn from them

12 Apr - 12:23 SAST
Data ethics concern everyone in an organisation, and places an obligation on everyone. Codifying data ethics will bring consistency and psychological comfort to you and everyone in your organisation working with data.
+ Read more

South Africa’s statistical agency maps communities vulnerable to Covid-19

14 Dec - 17:32 SAST
The South African Covid-19 Vulnerability Index aims to identify populations that face multiple risks and who are considered most vulnerable.
+ Read more

Water scarcity in Africa: Analysis of seawater solar desalination applicability by GIS

18 Aug - 12:26 SAST
In Africa, seawater solar desalination systems offer an opportunity to address increasing water demand. However, many environmental, economic, demographic, and climatic factors should be taken into consideration in the planning of the areas where...
+ Read more

Spatial finance techniques empower investors and governments

31 Jul - 16:23 SAST
The Climate and Nature Sovereign Index lets investors assess climate and nature risks of sovereign debt investments.
+ Read more

Aiding healthy bee populations with advanced analytics, machine learning and mapping

20 May - 14:55 SAST
With the number of bee colonies drastically declining around the world, SAS is using technology such as the Internet of Things (IoT), machine learning and visual analytics to help maintain and support healthy bee...
+ Read more

Data principles to remember in the COVID-19 response

21 Apr - 17:16 SAST
During the COVID-19 pandemic our lives are dictated by data modelling, data visualisation, and a data-led decision-making process that needs to follow a few basic principles to get the most from data.
+ Read more

Three insights from The State of Spatial Data Science 2020 report

29 Jan - 17:47 SAST
In order to understand the trends and shifts for Spatial Data Science across these industries, Carto has invited thought leaders from enterprise organisations across the globe to participate in the State of Spatial Data...
+ Read more