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#IABDigitalSummit2017: Digital debrief with John Sanei

IAB Digital Summit speaker and trend specialist or ‘trenovator' John Sanei shares a peek into the world of gamification…

By Leigh Andrews 15 Mar 2017

How far are we from a cashless society in South Africa?

Globally, cash, as a means of transaction, has been on the decline for decades...

By Bronwyn Williams 24 Feb 2017

#BizTrends2017: Machine learning trends in SA for 2017

Machine learning as a subset of artificial intelligence is an emerging trend in South Africa, with demand for data scientists rising sharply...

7 Feb 2017

#BizTrends2017: Reimagine work, redefine productivity

We are in the midst of a technological revolution, and it's not only blurring the lines between the physical and digital spheres but between how we live and work...

By Lauren Hartzenberg 31 Jan 2017

#BizTrends2017: People-powering the digitalisation process

The number of mobile phone users is expected to hit 4.8 billion in 2017 and 2,55 billion people are predicted to engage on social networks...

By Lauren Hartzenberg 27 Jan 2017

#BizTrends2017: Top five mobile trends to help you plan for 2017

This is not another "year of the mobile" trends piece - that ship sailed five years ago. If you do not have a mobile presence then you really should not be playing in the digital space...

By Lynette Hundermark 26 Jan 2017

#BizTrends2017: The continued growth of the Internet of Things

A growth in network peering in Africa will bring down costs and increase international content, writes Edward Lawrence of Workonline Communications...

By Edward Lawrence 12 Jan 2017

#BizTrends2017: Wi-Fi ushering in the era of South African connectivity

Connectivity is all around us. Whether it is fixed-line, mobile, or wireless, South African business users and consumers have embraced the benefits...

By Riaan Graham 11 Jan 2017

#BizTrends2017: Where tech is taking us

Technology touches just about every aspect of our lives. Here are some of what FNB's chief information officer, Peter Alkema predicts for 2017.

By Peter Alkema 11 Jan 2017

#BizTrends2017: Embracing a changing digital world in 2017

Even though the past year has seen the strengthening of several 'traditional' technology trends such as cloud computing, big data, and predictive analytics...

By Natassia Badenhorst 11 Jan 2017

#BizTrends2017: Digitalisation - a business critical move in 2017

Business as we know it has changed; it is all about collaboration, connectivity and mobility, and of course, for these to work hand in hand there is a real need...

By Gavin Meyer 11 Jan 2017

#BizTrends2017: Availability, trust and security key trends for African businesses in 2017

Here is a look at the evolution of data availability and associated issues that have the potential to transform ordinary businesses, power new business models...

By Claude Schuck 10 Jan 2017

#BizTrends2017: What will the cyber threat space hold in 2017?

"If only I knew then, what I know now!" seems to be the mantra of far too many organisations in the ever-evolving cyber security landscape...

By Riaan Badenhorst 10 Jan 2017

#BizTrends2017: Becoming digital

2016 was a year that can be characterised less by technological innovations and more about businesses embracing the digital revolution...

By Jessie Rudd 9 Jan 2017

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