I do consulting and advisory work in the data management area, with a special focus on data strategy, data governance, data quality and master data management, working with local partners in Africa to develop opportunities in these areas. Read more about how we can work together here.

Building a strong network of African companies that understand the awareness of data as the most critical asset for an organization keeps growing but the results will not follow and despite large investments to manage this crescent entry of data, and that most African organizations are still unable to retrieve the meaningful insights that will enable them to take advantage of the potential created by all this data.

🇰🇪 Kenya

🇿🇦 South Africa

🇳🇬 Nigeria

🇹🇿 Tanzania

🇷🇼 Rwanda

🇪🇹 Ethiopia

🇸🇱 Sierra Leone

🇺🇬 Uganda

I also do some writing on these subjects. Read more about it here.


Looking for African companies in the business intelligence and analytics area that are planning to expand their offer in to the data management space.

Taking advantage of my extensive experience in the data management area, in worldwide projects in Europe, Middle East and Africa across different industries, I am now engaging with local partner across different countries in Africa to help them to leverage and develop opportunities in these areas.

If you’re interested get in touch to discuss it further.


What’s been happening lately

Webinar on Data Governance

Partnering with South-End Tech Ltd I’ll be talking about Data Governance next Tuesday 26th.

1. As a 21st-century business, your data is your number one asset.

2. Do you want to learn about the top 3 secrets of Data Governance?

3. Are you aware that good Data Governance saves you and your business money and bad Data Governance is a security risk to your business?

Free registration link: https://lnkd.in/gEzft6Bh

Datathon 2022

Partnering with Pathways International in an event that will bring together organizations , students , and aspiring data science and software applications developers collaborating on innovating data-powered projects.

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7 Data Governance Guiding Principles on the DataManagementU Newsletter.

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Data Management Talk

One more "Data Journey" talk, this time for the students of the Business Intelligence course, part of the Msc in Data Science and Analytics at Strathmore University (Kenya).

Data Conversations Newsletter

My contribution to the Data Conversations newsletter it out.

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The 7 Guiding Principles of Data Governance

Data Conversations Newsletter

Collaborating in the Data Conversations Newsletter.

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Data Protection Act - Roadmap to Compliance

Register Now – Data Protection Act - Roadmap to Compliance.

Join me and Gideon Aswan in a webinar on the personal data protection and the road to compliance with the Data Protection Act, 2019 (DPA).

The webinar will be held on December 2nd 2021 at 11:00am EAT.

Join us: https://pathwaysinternational.powerappsportals.com/event/registration?id=DataprotectionRoadmapevent51331091

DataManagementU Thought Leaders

Truly honored and proud to be included in the DataManagementU Thought Leaders list, alongside with some brilliant minds in the industry.

Check the interview here

Corporate Career Academy

I'll be speaking at the Corporate Career Academy on August 12th.

Another step raising the awareness for the importance of a strong data foundation.

Engineering Festival 2.0

I'll be speaking at the Engineering Festival 2.0 on August 6th virtually hosted by IEEE Kenyatta University Student Branch. Exploring the Data Journey as the way to drive better insights through better data.

Pathways International partners with data guru to unlock East Africa’s data market

Pathways International has partnered with Lisbon-based Big Data guru Jose Almeida to deliver an end-to-end approach to the digital transformation challenges in the East African market. Read more

Pathways International & Jose Almeida Announces Partnership

Pathways International and Jose Almeida announce a partnership to deliver an end-to-end approach to the digital transformation challenges in the East African market. Read more

The Regulatory Regime Paradox

Check my new article on the Spring Edition of the RegTech Africa Magazine.

You can download here

AstraZeneca used inaccurate data in trials – US officials

According to Jose Almeida, a data consultant in the Middle East and Africa, data preparation is often the biggest of the challenges when companies try to use data to manufacture products. Read more

DataKiBaat Live: Data Strategy Is Business Strategy With Jose Almeida

Data Strategy is Business Strategy

Next Saturday I'll be joining Sanjeev on Data Ki Baat™, to talk about why it's not about data, it's about business.

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ISACA Lusaka Chapter

Join the conversation. ISACA Lusaka Chapter will host Jose Almeida this week to talk about #datagovernance #digitaltransfomation

What are the opportunities for the African Tech Industry in 2021?

Insuretech and Agrotech will be new drivers in African tech industry

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ISACA Muscat Chapter

Building a Data Foundation

Truly honored by being invited by ISACA Muscat Chapter, to discuss the importance of building a strong data foundation to retrieve true business value from data.

9 Signs Your DQ Programme Is Off-Track & 4 Clues To Making It Work

As we watch the business landscape rapidly evolving - with the emergence of new business innovations and new forms of competition,...

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Maintaining Data Quality in Financial Institutions

Building a Data Foundation

Quality data provided through effective data governance and data quality processes is essential to achieve effective compliance reporting, ensuring accurate reporting and improving business decisions that depend on quality data. Read More

How MDM helps preparing for the Kenyan Data Protection Bill

The Data Protection Bill is months away from implementation, but companies are woefully unprepared. The risk of being...

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Let's get in touch

email me at: contacts@josealmeidadc.com to get more information