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#CannesLions2017: Creative Data winners!

The 64th annual Cannes Lions Festival of Creativity hosted the Cannes Creative Data award ceremony on 20 June 2017...

20 Jun 2017

Why having an enterprise-wide data archiving strategy is crucial

As more and more South African firms continue with their cloud migration programmes, the importance of having an enterprise-wide data archiving strategy comes sharply into focus...

By Matthias Meiert 8 Jun 2017

#BehindtheSelfie with... Sonja Winkler

This week we go behind the selfie with technophile Sonja Winkler who heads up Meltwater's Johannesburg office as the youngest MD in the company's 16-year history, making her the perfect fit for our #YouthMonth feature...

By Leigh Andrews 7 Jun 2017

How Africa can accelerate digital transformation

Digital transformation in Africa requires a fundamental shift for real change to occur across processes, functions, and customer engagement, according to Frost & Sullivan...

6 Jun 2017

#IMCConf 2017: Cracking big ideas in the cognitive era

The second session of the IMC2017 was all about going back to basics in defining the core principles of big ideas that work; how to disrupt or be disrupted as we enter the fourth industrial revolution; and the sad truth that as consumers, we are still being communicated at, not communicated with...

By Leigh Andrews 1 Jun 2017

#IMCConf 2017: The artificially intelligent business of big data

Matthew Barclay of Meltwater, Brett St Clair of Barclay Africa and Justin Spratt of Uber SSA kicked off IMC Conference 2017 at the White Space in Red & Yellow School Cape Town with a session focused on big data, how AI will fundamentally change the world of work and its specific business implications...

By Leigh Andrews 1 Jun 2017

Madelein de Beer selected as finalist for Africa's Most Influential Women in Business and Government

This award shortlisting acknowledges Madelein's 21-year career in data management and business intelligence...

Issued by Praesignis 1 Jun 2017

Harnessing digital innovation to enable smart supply chains

To identify the impact of digitisation, Barloworld Logistics explored two specific digital trends as part of its 2017 supply chain foresight report...

Issued by Barloworld Logistics 31 May 2017

Identity theft: take care before you share

The internet and social media - combined with the naivety of the public in sharing personal information - have helped make the work of criminals easy...

30 May 2017

#AfricaMonth: Sustainable food production requires digitisation of entire agri value chain

Fresh thinking is required to enhance agricultural production and provide food security for Africa's fast-growing population...

26 May 2017

Five best practices for data visualisation

Why visualise data? Well, there's just so much of it - plus, not everyone is a data scientist...

By Gustav Piater 24 May 2017

Greater investments needed to drive data explosion in Africa

Experts at the International Telecoms Week conference in Chicago have highlighted the need to accelerate investment in Africa to facilitate the continent's broadband data explosion...

22 May 2017

Robots, AI transforming future supply chain workforce

According to Kamendran Govender of Accenture Consulting, advances in automation are transforming the supply chain workforce of the future...

19 May 2017

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Retailers set to lose billions as card-not-present fraud rises

Retailers stand to lose $71 billion globally from fraudulent CNP (Card-Not-Present) transactions over the next five years, according to new data from Juniper Research. The data found that a number of factors, such as the USA's shift to EMV cards, delays in 3DS 2.0 (3D-Secure) and click-and-collect fraud were key drivers behind the rise.

3 days ago

Canada to teach computer coding starting in kindergarten

OTTAWA, Canada: Canadian schoolchildren will soon start learning computer coding and other digital skills from kindergarten through to high school, the government announced on Wednesday, 14 June 2017.

15 Jun 2017

New CNN Travel multiplatform, multimedia digital destination launched

In the latest step in CNN's strategy to build premium content brands appealing to global audiences and commercial partners, the channel has launched an all-new CNN Travel multimedia digital destination. CNN Travel has a new design as a globally-minded, mobile-first, social product with an emphasis on visual storytelling.

13 Jun 2017

Apple wants to rock the market with HomePod, faces challenges

SAN FRANCISCO, US: Apple's new HomePod speaker may be music to the ears of its loyal fans, but how much it can crank up volume in the smart speaker market remains to be heard.

8 Jun 2017

IBM Watson, Sesame Workshop launch cognitive vocabulary learning app for kids

In Georgia, US, IBM Watson and Sesame Workshop have piloted their first intelligent play and learning platform on IBM cloud at the Gwinnett County Public Schools, designed to establish evidence of learning at scale.

7 Jun 2017

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