With the rapid development of new technology and the advent of the ‘Fourth Industrial Revolution’ which is disrupting traditional processes and the way we live and work, data is becoming a hot commodity.

The challenge lies not in obtaining the data, but how to use it to its maximum potential to add real value to customers and organisations, particularly in a technologically stagnant sector such as mining.

This article first appeared in Mining Review Africa Issue 1, 2019 and will be published in full on 21 February 2019

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