"Outside of a dog, a book is man's best friend. Inside of a dog it's too dark to read."

Groucho Marx

“Knowledge has become the key economic resource and the dominant, if not the only, source of competitive advantage.”

Peter F. Drucker

"Any fool can make things bigger, more complex, and more violent. It takes a touch of genius - and a lot of courage - to move in the opposite direction."

Albert Einstein

“We should not only use the brains we have, but all that we can borrow.”

Woodrow Wilson

“If you don’t have a competitive advantage, don’t compete!”

Jack Welsh, CEO, General Electric

“Above all else show the data”

Edward Tufte in “The Visual Display of Quantitative Information”

"Nobody ever washes a rental car. Without established data ownership, don't expect clean data."



BITanium Consulting:

Chris O’Connell
Chris has many years’ experience in managing and growing IT businesses. He leverages his technical background to understand and motivate the mostly technical staff whilst delivering excellent customer service. His pragmatic approach to business, focusing on what is and is not possible or feasible in a given situation, has stood him in good stead in growing business in a tough IT market.

Derek Radue
Having spent most of his career in a variety of technical and management roles in the Tiger Brands group, both as employee and as consultant, Derek has deep insight into the information needs of senior management. Derek has been the architect behind many successful BI implementations. With a deep technical understanding, he is able to bring technology to bear on delivering customer value.

Douglas Clarke
Douglas started his IT career in IT operations. Over the years, Douglas has been exposed to various technologies deployed on mainframes, midrange servers, down to desktop computers. He has been exposed to industry sectors like banking, retail, medical, government, mining etc. This wide exposure adds value to the customer base that Douglas supports, by offering them different perspectives and ideas.

Makano Mosidi
Makano Mosidi is a businesswoman who has a long track record in the IT industry. Her career spans various organisations including IBM (then ISM), Accenture, Ernst & Young, North West Province and the State Information Technology Agency (SITA). Makano belongs to various woman groups and pursues business interests in other industries e.g. mining, manufacturing and financial services.

BITanium Analytics:

Tracy Dunbar
Tracy completed a PhD in medical physics from the University of St Andrews in Scotland and then worked in England as a consultant to pharmaceutical companies. In 2003, Tracy moved to South Africa and continued her passion for analytics in her work as an Operations Manager for a Health Risk Management company and then as a senior consultant in Predictive and Statistics Analytics, specialising in IBM SPSS.

Nadine Shenker
Nadine’s passion for numbers led her to qualify with an Honours degree in Industrial Mathematics. After completing her studies she travelled through Europe before settling into business. Nadine worked as a statistician at a fruit export agency, before exploring and establishing herself within the world of predictive analytics and big data.