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About Us

decision making

Datadvise is a premier market research and consulting service driven by a globally distributed team of local subject-matter experts and researchers led by the founder and lead consultant, Thamsanqa Ndlovu. Information is at the center of what we do. The major regions of operation where we have research teams include USA, Africa, the Middle-East, and Europe. Client consultations are conducted on a one-on-one basis with the lead consultant, ensuring a personalized white-glove service throughout the entire project lifecycle.

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What can we do for you

Our core services

Here are some of the key areas we are exceptionally good at. We will provide you with unparalleled data and actionable recommendations to ensure that your organization makes sound strategic decisions.

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Market Insights

Discover industry insights such as market size, trends, industry maturity, historical
performance, and future growth trajectory.

Competitive Intelligence

Gain a unique perspective of the key players in your industry through
unparalleled business research. Understand the market positioning, keys to a sustainable
competitive advantage, differentiators, vendor assessment and market gaps.

Customer Segmentation

Identify the core customer segments and their related characteristics,
whether in B2B and B2C contexts

Industry Dynamics

Get ahead of the curve with a deep understanding of the legislative and
technological changes affecting industry demand.

Our Mission

To help companies make sound strategic decisions using relevant and accurate market information

Our Vision

To be the leading global provider of
market research and consulting services


What our clients have to say
About collaborating with us


We worked with Thami for a competitive analysis of Microsoft Teams vs Slack. Our product development team was thoroughly impressed with the level of detail and quality of research he provided us with! He comes as a highly recommended consultant!

Sr. Product Development Manager


Thami got up-to-speed on our target market very quickly (not an easy feat) and produced a high quality market assessment. He presented to our leadership team, and the feedback was very positive. Highly recommended.


Gravitas Marketing

I have been in marketing for 40 years, working with a couple of thousand clients and hundreds of resources. My client and I individually have never received a more thorough research document than we received from Thami. Fully realized with meticulous attention to detail


Deluxe Corporation

Thami had wonderful communication, and checked in frequently. He diligently ensured that he understood the scope of work and the business problem to solve. I’d use him again.


DAY Vision Marketing

Thami delivered a comprehensive and detailed report. His communication was top-notch, he was quick to respond to questions and met all deadlines. We enjoyed working with him 


The Shadow CEO

Love working with Thami – a true partner to me!

Athan Slotkin CEO

All Access Chess

Thami is an excellent and capable market researcher. He was very efficient and professional, and the materials he generated for us have been a great asset to our company.


Bitwise Investments

Hard worker, good communicator, and able to work in an iterative way to get the output to where we wanted it. Thami is a pro. 

Director of Marketing

G2 Reverse Logistics

Thami provided quality work product, on time, with little input from me after our initial walk-through of the product.

Chief Technology Officer

Modern Concierge

Thami did a fantastic job on our market research. He met all deadlines and found the details we were looking for and helped us understand the detailed findings in a presentation.

Founder and CEO

Zebra Technologies

Thami completed a research project for our organization that required him to obtain information via phone interviews. He did a great job of communicating his results and insights on a regular basis throughout the project and was mindful of deadlines. We hope to work with him  in the future!

Senior Director, Global Pricing and Channel Investments


We have already collaborated with Thamsanqa and were very satisfied with the results, so we gladly renewed our collaboration for another market study. I find him very easy to work with, the results were delivered with quality and before the deadline. We won’t hesitate to seek his services for future projects.

Sales and Marketing Director


Thami was professional, thorough, and prompt. He easily grasped the scope of work with minimal guidance. He incorporated my feedback on an early draft and the final product was perfect. Definitely recommend working with him.

Chief Executive Officer

Tilt Social

Excellent communication, ability to pivot to meet requirements and great deliverables. Would recommend to anyone!

Founder, CEO

Crumbl Cookies

Thamsanqa did a terrific job for me. He had to do some serious research for me to answer the questions I posed but was able to bring the data together in a comprehensible way. He also added some flair to the finished product that really helped it stand out.

Chief Executive Officer


Excellent in every respect. Thorough, creative, detailed, hardworking, communicative, responsive. Will hire again!

Founder, CEO

Creative Voices PR

Thami was a pleasure to work with. He has impeccable research skills and delivered quality work.


Blogs & News

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The Importance of a Competitor Analysis

Competition analysis is the process of finding out what your competition's strengths and weaknesses are and how they compare to those of your competition. Competition analysis…

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What is a customer persona? And why does it matter for your business?

If you have never created a buyer persona, you may be wondering what that is and why it matters to your business. A customer persona is…

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Why you should be making data driven decisions for your business

Data-driven decision-making (DDDM) is the process of using data points, key figures and facts as a guide for strategic business decisions. It means eliminating gut decisions,…

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