Not to have a plan, a thoroughly thought through engineered solution, is somewhat naive and irresponsible.
The most sophisticated buildings, plants, equipment, vehicles, electronic devices are being engineered today, as a normal business activity.
Yet, because computers are seen as an extension to a mere calculator, information systems, the underlying database and technologies are seen as just another layout in a spreadsheet.
Information technology gets owned by the business, especially the financial department. Consequently, the IT department then often develops as a cross breed of job hoppers. Opportunists who see quick money making opportunities, with much less concern for the architectural and quality considerations. Surely there must be a more systematic way of creating high quality, high performance, long lasting systems. Infomet was founded to meet this very challenge.
Infomet has been in existence since 1985, which means 30 years of continued excellence. It has re-engineered itself from a Systems Engineering and Methodology company,
into a Business and Information Systems Solution delivery organisation, specifically focusing on the Banking and Financial Services Industry.
It has an excellent infrastructure, located at various locations (all) around the world (including Netherlands, Luxembourg and Australia),
as well as an extensive asset base of both tangible and intangible assets.
The brand is well known in South Africa, with a well-established reputation of being able to engineer quality solutions for complex problems in the SME and Corporate Markets. Infomet has served over 800 Clients, of which 8 are major Financial Institutions. Infomet focuses on Information Delivery Solutions in specialised sectors, such as Banking, Financial Services, Supply Chain Management and E-Commerce based Systems, as well as Operational Transactioning Systems.
It is our belief that innovation is key to the future specialised sectors, including sectors such as Banking, Financial Services, Supply Chain Management, and E-Commerce based Systems - both Information Systems and the supporting Business Processes. The world requires different innovative Information Delivery Solutions that can serve the people at all levels - with the correct and relevant information at the right time, in the right format. With continuously fluctuating trends - such as globalisation, changes to regulations, changes within payment segments, and changes to customer relationships towards banking industries (due to new markets, models and technologies) - we stand for innovations that improve the business and customer experiences.
The companies which are reshaping the future are the companies who are researching, creating and innovating the future. Holistic thinking, and a fundamental understanding of human needs and behaviour are required. Most legacy systems are a reflection of thinking and technologies of the past. Real innovation only comes when the society as a collaborative unit, can be convinced to buy into technologies and products which require paradigm shifts.
Our mission is to provide high quality BI and MI to the company's internal audience at a strategic, tactical and operational level, as well as all other relevant information to the external audiences in the various specialised sectors. We believe that using data that is complete, clean, integrated, generalised and has high data integrity, should be the basis from which Intelligent Information is provided. We feel that providing this information should be affordable and simple. We believe Information Technology providers have a responsibility to supply companies with better tools and mechanisms to provide Intelligent Information from structured and unstructured data (Applying Data Science Techniques, Incorporation of Big Data, and Information Visualization). Our mission is to provide better insights in company data (structured) and market external data (unstructured) for various specialised sectors. This will enable companies to strategically position themselves better in their respective operating environment.
The main goals for the future are to transform the companies to a suitable set of companies which are more appropriately equipped for what we need to achieved.
Driven by highly capable individuals, we are expanding to new regions. We are currently working to strengthen our activities in Netherlands and Luxembourg -
and there are plans for expansion to other European regions in the coming years.
We are also strongly committed to further development of the market segments: Financial Services, such as Wealth Management, including Investment Management; Asset,
Life and Risk Event Insurance; Health Protection and Insurance Schemes as well as the Banking industries.
We continuously invest in information innovations.
To promote a sustainable, organic growth of our company, we take the time up front to determine whether we are a good fit for the client - If a new client has not worked with business engineers before, it is imperative that they are open to collaboration, and that they understand what business and information technology can do for their company.
Leverage existing customer base. Take-on many more smaller projects to create experience with our workers, more intense research. Intensify specifications for Offerings. Split off and outsource specialization areas. More intense funding. Market Development. Focus on internationalizations through an appropriate Group Company Structure.
This is based on an e-Value Network on cloud based applications driven from a Stakeholder Centric perspective.
The life cycle of the Customer is core to the manner into which entities and co-opted into a chain of collaborative activities to fulfil the entire set of need.
Infomet completes the object orientated middle-tier of the GBM solution.
Infomet releases a new veriosn of the Infomet toolset.
Infomet releases the Data Scientists Training Programme.
Infomet completes the design phase of the Information Delivery System for the GEPF(Government Employee Pension Fund).
Infomet appoints several graduates as Jr. Data Scientists.
Infomet delivers Banking-in-a-Box to Nedbank Namibia and immediately with this release also interests various other banks in the Info-box Solution.
Infomet recruits and appoints four new Data Scientists.
Infomet relocates to bigger offices in order to accommodate more Software Factory teams, a bigger Data Center and Training Facilities.
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