Modernising Management launches Active Intelligence IoT

Modernising Management launches Active Intelligence IoT

We have launched our new Active Intelligence IoT solution platform. We provide comprehensive orchestrated active intelligence operational automated solutions with complete autonomous execution from data.

We’ve taken our IoT capability to the next level. Our Active Intelligence IoT solution completely automated your operations with the data and control from your IoT devices and sensors combined with the orchestration, decision frameworks, advanced analytics of our real time Active Intelligence solutions.

We provide one of the most comprehensive IoT capability in the market with over 40+ sensor types and 300+ sensors presenting thousands of metrics from the data they generate. Additionally to the devices we provide the total solutioning engineering from site assessments to automated maintenance of the implemented site and additionally to this, oh yeah, we completely orchestrate your operations to fully automate and control their outcomes based on planned and agreed scenario’s.

What’s Different?

We’ll talk about the cost points but the difference is we can automate combined solutions and orchestrate a planned outcome through control from the data.

Let’s take a farm


We can completely automate the growth diary based on the sensors as the sensors control the bulk resource distribution such as water, electricity and fuel but we also know how much to distribute based on the operational data we receive from the site. We can thus plan based on the data, find the optimal quality and growth yield levers in the data and automate the operations to execute that growth diary, all based on the data. Our solution ensures data, people systems are in sync to secure the investment through data products, analytics integration to all sources of data not only the IoT automation.

What We Do:

Bulk resource management:

Water, fuel, electricity, gas


Transport & Movement


Did We Fix The Problem With IoT?

IoT has not proven to be as sucssfull as we expected due to the exorbitant costs especially since with certain providers one would require SIM cards on the devices. Our duel way LoRa network ensures 4 integrated devices per node, 500 nodes per gateway connected to a network with satellite integration options.


We provide the solutions as a service. We have the platform ready to launch your solution:

The IoT investment is not a cheap one and doesn’t always interest investors. Banks and insurance companies are not always that eager to ensure the venture but all this changes as we provide the level of risk management via active control on the business throughput and outputs such as with the farming case, we provide the guarantee of the correct growth diary management and assentially assure the yield.

Current Solutions:

  • SmartCities (various solutions including bulk resource management and control to homes)
  • SmartCompanies (various solutions)
  • SmartPharma
  • SmartAgriculture & SmartFarming
  • SmartJustice Cluster (Police, courts, prisons)
  • SmartBanking & SmartInsurance (Control the insured assets)
  • SmartTransport

Talk to us about your operational automation requirements today!

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  • Active Intelligence
  • Actionable Insights
  • SaaS & Cloud
Join Us At QlikWorld Online 2021!

Join Us At QlikWorld Online 2021!

QlikWorld Online 2021

As the news of #COVID-19 vaccines being rolled out globally hit the news, we bring some more good news! It’s once again time for QlikWorld Online! It will be hosted for 3 days from 10 May – 12 May 2021. We look forward to all the great knowledge we are used to receiving from this great event hosted by Qlik, Qlik customers and Qlik Partners globally.

There are over 100 sessions we look forward to attending, which will consist of amazing success stories from the world’s top data specialists and BI analysts. They will also be sharing some fantastic new ideas. Leaving us inspired with great ideas that can revolutionize our approach to data analytics and data integration, as the next era of BI is upon us.


QlikWorld is going to show us how their new capabilities are going to give us insight to how we can use Active Intelligence to the benefit of our customers.

The conference will allow us to virtually connect with a ton of data enthusiasts around the world. Allowing us to explore new ideas and solutions at your desired location. Get inspired and motivated by having the best seat in the house and watch and hear from award winning author Malcolm Gladwell, advocated like Yassmin Abdel-Magied, as well as data innovators like James Fisher who is the Chief Product Officer of Qlik.





Join QlikWorld Online 2021 and be part of something great, that will help you understand how data is assisting in everything from the distribution of COVID-19 vaccinations and the implications of global warming and a lot more.


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Active Intelligence: The Future of BI

Active Intelligence: The Future of BI

Active Intelligence: The Future of BI


Time remains our most valuable commodity and when you have time based execution strategies to improve operations and time to market, action or decision then Active Intelligence is the solution for you! 

Organizations need a much more dynamic relationship with information that reflects the current moment. Traditional, passive BI relies on preconfigured, historical data sets, and wasn’t designed to support real-time decisioning and actions. 

Active Intelligence is a new paradigm, creating in-the-moment awareness about every aspect of your business. It delivers a state of continuous intelligence from real-time, up-to-date information designed to trigger immediate actions. 

Active Intelligence Case Types

Active Intelligence executes processes directly from changes in your data which enables immediate response to changing circumstances within the business. We support companies to manage and deploy the orchestrations across their business. 

Based on continuous intelligence from real-time, up-to date information establishes an intelligent data-to-analytics pipeline enabling the reflection of dynamic business content and logic. 


Active Intelligence Orchestration Case Types

  • Sales & Pipeline Management Automation 
  • Process Dependency Management (end-end automations with people in/out of the loop) 
  • Realtime customer support automations 
  • Risk & Control Processing 
  • Regulatory and Compliance Processing & Control (Manual & Automated) 
  • Data management configurations & controls 
  • Predictive & recommendation based process executions 
  • Control Validations & Monitoring 

Process Orchestration and Automations Based On Data Changes

Our Active Intelligence solution drives process execution from data changes so as data changes within your organisation we execute your processes accordingly i.e., missing data – automatically log an issue, user access requests run an automated validation on the user and automatically assigns the access or escalates to the required people to approve, or a new lead is generated and automatically written into a CRM system as there is no integration between your website and your CRM. 

How Does Active Intelligence Work?

Active Intelligence makes the most up-to-date information available in the most important moment: now 

Whether driving automated metrics and insights within dashboards or embedding them directly into machine-driven processes, Active Intelligence combines data at rest with data in motion, reflecting the pulse of the data and delivering insights in the business moment to trigger the required, correct, planned actions.

Intelligent Data Analytics Pipelines

A unified pipeline closes the gaps between data ingestion, integration, delivery, analytics, collaboration and storytelling. This creates a multidirectional conduit for continuous information flow, delivering fresh, clean data to users almost as soon as it comes in the door. We don’t only deliver the data, we deliver the ability to respond correctly to the data depending on the state of the data. 

Delivering Real-Time, Up-To-Date Information

Active Intelligence relies on a data analytics platform that supports a full range of use cases embedded directly into business and machine-driven processes. Augmented analytics surface real-time events and predictions. And collaboration happens across the entire data pipeline. 

Designed To Trigger Immediate Actions

Traditional BI was designed to inform humans, and by extension to inform action, but not to compel action. Active Intelligence enables informed decision-making and impelled action with dynamic alerting and event triggering and orchestrated actions when specific conditions arise. 

Examples of Active Intelligence Solutions

Examples of Active Intelligence Solutions

  • Supply Chain Optimization 
  • Personal Customer Experiences 
  • Predictive Maintenance with IoT 
  • Value-based Healthcare 
  • Fraud Detection & Monitoring 
  • Emergency Planning and Logistics 

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CMMI-DMM℠ Partnership

CMMI-DMM℠ Partnership

We Are Happy To Announce our Partnership with CMMI-DMM℠

We are happy to announce our partnership with the Capability Maturity Model Integration – Data Management Maturity (CMMI-DMM℠). We have partnered with DataWise Inc, a CMMI-DMM certified partner who, in collaboration with 50+ other authors, 70+ peer reviews, 80+ organizations, literally wrote the best practice assessment reference model.

CMMI-DMM assessment model is a high impact consultation process that runs from 4 – 8 weeks depending on the scope of the work required.

Working with DataWise enables us to leverage their enormous experience and to certify our implementations as official ISACA/CMMI Institute assessors, as a strategic partner.

“In my presentation “Why Analytics is Broken,” I address the time-intensive burden that analytics teams face when integrating data for insights, due to inadequate data management practices. Source data is frequently undocumented, names and datatypes often differ, and data quality defects are discovered.  Many academic studies have shown that up to 80% of an analyst’s time is spent researching data meaning and remediating defects  in source data. This is an enormous business problem, as organizations increasingly depend on incisive and timely insights. Modernising Management, through extensive work in integrating data and empowering business intelligence, has often encountered these issues and is now offering its clients a comprehensive and thorough evaluation of data management practices and roadmap for improvements, as an essential foundation to accelerate time to insight.”

Melanie Mecca

CEO, DataWise


The DMM model has been implemented to many of the top companies across all sectors.

What Is It?

In a DMM Assessment, a certified Enterprise Data Management Expert (EDME)SM facilitates the evaluation of your program against the Data Management Maturity model’s documented best practices. In three weeks, you will know your strengths and gaps in detail, along with actionable recommendations including:


The unique assessment process incorporates collaborative workshops, individual interviews, evaluation of current practices, and expert analysis to produce a detailed report on the state of your data management program across 6 categories and 25 process areas.


“As the investment into data management within companies become a priority for CIO’s and CDO’s it is apparent that the ad-hoc improvement of processes only move bottlenecks around between IT and Business with continuous struggles to maintain and improve and we see these team’s fail as business as usual takes over their days and improvements are parked… continuously. We invested in the assessment capability model to be able to provide a best practice assessment service as well as a multi year roadmap for improvement that will bring the total process model maturity level to optimal performance. Not only does the assessment provide you with a roadmap but also guidance, examples, white papers, practice statements and work products. We then utilize this best practice roadmap to execute our technology implementations successfully in alignment to the organization’s maturity.”

JP Kirton

MD, Modernising Management (Pty) Ltd


All companies are data companies now!

Data drives process and process automation within businesses to ensure all processes fire correctly to ensure analytics ready data which business can leverage to make informed decisions and drive improvement programs and priorities.

The earlier you invest in the maturity of your capability to execute your processes the quicker you will reach your desired return. What is the impact of spending 80% on data preparation, many people involved to acquire, ingest, move, stage, transform, apply logic and model the data… every time you have a new analytical question? Imaging turning this to a 20% effort and time to reach quality and validated data for every analytical case? What would that mean for your business?

More About MM DMM Offering

More About DataWise, Inc

Melanie Mecca

Director, Data Management | Products & Services ~ CMMI Institute

  • Development lead and primary author, DMM
  • Led creation of DMM certification courses and Assessment method
  • 30+ years DM solutions, program planning and implementation
  • EDM Expert

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Happy Holidays From MM To You!

Happy Holidays From MM To You!

MM 2020 Close and Our 2021 Plans


Here we are again at the end of the year but what an extraordinary year it has been. Every company’s supply chain has been hit hard with the lockdown restrictions, staff risks, customer conditions, liquidity, revenue, and overall economic decline. Some companies have been able to respond very well and thrive through 2020 and other are still reeling from the and trying to ensure their futures planning for 2021 and what possibilities that may bring.

If nothing else this year has proven that personal relationships between people is what got us up every morning, but data is what truly guided our decisions this year.

We have seen a massive uptake in BI and data usage right from the get-go when Covid-19 hit, and the lockdown started. Our statistics across customers reveal a 50% – 600% increase in usage that kicked off already in April 2020. This is phenomenal and the real question is why it took a pandemic with subsequent lockdowns to drive data-based decision making and operational improvements actively within every part of the business.

MM has been very fortunate to have been able to continue our business. We are fortunate that we have been able to assist some customers with payment holidays and other methods to support their own liquidity as well as ours. During this period, we have been very busy taking advantage of a “less busy” schedule for daily customer deliverables where we were able to allocate some time to realign our business to our new ways of working. Our new delivery model ensures we support our customers throughout their maturity growth.

We execute our New Ways Of Work (NWOW) on 11 January 2021.

What Is Planned For 2021?

Data Literacy

We have realigned our practices to support our customer maturity levels which we are now able to monitor and manage as part of our data literacy methodology and services.

Data Management Consulting Services

We have expanded our DMM consulting capabilities across all areas of the data business with detailed assessments, advisory, planning and execution services across the board where we manage your data maturity across various categories such as Data Strategy, Data Governance, Data Quality, Data Operations, Data Platform & Architecture and Supporting Processes. We are very excited to launch our new services during February 2021. Please contact us now to book some discussions.

Active Intelligence

We have demo’ed our first version of our active intelligence solution to one of our largest customers and it was very well received. This truly is the future of BI which is process optimization through analysis and automation based on your ever changing data. We will actively start marketing our solution in February but should you be interested to see our demo please don’t hesitate to contact us. We are ready to implement successfully!


BBBEE has and will continue to be a major drive and investment for MM. 

We have great plans which we will announce either before the end of the year or in February that will greatly affect the benefits for all our customers. We ourselves are extremely excited about the prospects.

We thank all our partners for all their support during these challenging times. It has been a great experience to see companies are at the end people and people will support where able and possible. We thank our reseller and vendor partners for their great continued support and investments in these trying times. We look forward to building a great blend of solutions with you during 2021.

Last but certainly not least we thank all our customers that have provided us with the opportunity to make them successful with their BI strategies. We thank all the people we work with on a daily basis. We build relationships and we support on a personal level where possible through a drive to improve our mutual prospects where all stakeholders benefit and this is truly a win/win relationship. We appreciate you and we thank you sincerely for your continued support.

Please note that MM will be closed from 11 December till 11 January unless alternative plans have been made within individual projects.

We wish you a safe, restful, and blessed holiday season. 

Wishing you quality time with your loved ones and rest that is deserved by all fighting the good fight to support our families through these challenging times.

Modernising Management Team