A word on big data

If you have figured out an effective way to manage your company’s big data, then make way for some serious innovation. But be warned, big data can be problematic. Often large and complex data sets are difficult (at the best of times) for brands to capture, manage and process within traditional database systems.According to a…

Outdoor education at universities can be a positive legacy of Covid-19

Université de Sherbrooke students participate in a course about elementary school science education. (Jean-Philippe Ayotte-Beaudet) My research is concerned with outdoor science education so I have long been engaged in studying outdoor learning. At the Université de Sherbrooke, among our measures to promote student and staff safety during the pandemic was setting up outdoor sheltered…

Trevor Ncube appointed AMI co-chair

Trevor Ncube, executive deputy chairman of the South Africa-based Mail & Guardian and founder of the Zimbabwe-based The Standard and The Zimbabwe Independent, has been appointed co-chair of the African Media Initiative (AMI) board. Ncube will lead the newly formed board with Charlayne Hunter-Gault, US journalist and former Africa CNN Bureau chief. Hunter-Gault and Ncube…