Dr Daniel Matjila, PIC CEO, middle, invited by Dr Salomon de Jager, CEO PiLog International, left, to attend PiLog Global Master Data Quality Solutions Conference in Centurion yesterday.

JOHANNESBURG - Dr Salomon de Jager, President of PiLog Group, invited PIC Chief Executive Dr Daniel Matjila, to the second Master Data Quality Solutions conference earlier this week in Centurion, South Africa. 

PiLog is a global leader in the initiation and management of quality data master solutions. Matjila acknowledged the importance of quality, master data for the successful implementation of governance solutions across all sectors of the economy, as well as for government.

Independent Business Editor, Adri Senekal de Wet, opened the conference and congratulated PiLog on 21 years of excellence. de Wet stressed the importance of quality content in the media industry. 

Some of the highlights from the conference were:

  • Global trends in data quality management by Prof John Talburt from the US 
  • The critical importance of quality data in monitoring the National Development Plan (NDP) by Wesley Diphoko, Business Report columnist 
  • The need for real time quality data in the agricultural sector by Dr Christo van der Rheede, CEO of AFGRI 
  • The role of big data legislation and wealth distribution by Johan van Tonder from Momentum.