Theo Nel,Head: ITSS Services, Momentum

”RDB believes in adding value to business… at Momentum we believe in people who believe in themselves, the foundations for a solid partnership.” more

New Year, new challenges, new people

RDB Consulting hit the ground running in 2012. We’re already one month into the New Year and I’m excited about all the challenges and opportunities that 2012 is bringing to the table. The good news is that even though we’re operating in a declining economy, RDB as an organisation is growing at a steady pace.  Since the beginning of the year, we have received more contracts from existing clients and we have also welcomed a few new clients who we look forward to working with. Some of our existing clients are also adding more of our services to...

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RDB Consulting assists the CCMA with database management and maintenance

Early in 2011, the Commission for Conciliation, Mediation & Arbitration (CCMA) issued a closed tender to find a suitable partner that could provide a database management service. While the organisation had previously engaged with a number of companies for their database management and support requirements, they continuously experienced problems with their response time and the outsourcing providers often didn’t have the appropriate skills for the CCMA’s environment. RDB Consulting was chosen based on their track record, expertise, skills...

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Outsourcing database management and maintenance: The debate rages on

Many companies were quick to adopt the database management outsourcing model in recent years as its popularity climbed alongside an increasingly volatile market. Some have benefitted from this enormously, but others have had a less than satisfactory experience, finding frustrations around every corner and inciting them to repatriate services. As such, the ‘outsource versus in-house’ debate has been reignited. There are three main drivers for businesses to outsource: Cost containment A shortage of skills To focus on the...

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