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#DesignMonth: Technology changing the lives of newborns
#DesignMonth: Technology changing the lives of newborns

This week, I attended an event at Groote Schuur Hospital to celebrate the fantastic patient management solution T-Systems and the Wayde Dreamer Foundation has designed and donated to the Newborns Groote Schuur Trust...

By Ilse van den Berg 2 days ago

#BizTrends2017: Who will be the Tim Noakes of IT?
#BizTrends2017: Who will be the Tim Noakes of IT?

Tim Noakes spent the majority of his professional career espousing a high-carb low-fat (HCLF) diet. He wrote books, he started the Sports Science Institute, he ran marathons...

By Alan Knott-Craig 9 Jan 2017

Lufthansa partners with third-party digital channels for ticket sales
Lufthansa partners with third-party digital channels for ticket sales

Online event agents that want to spare their clients unnecessary effort of booking tickets are now able to offer suitable Lufthansa flights directly from their websites or apps in combination with the event tickets.

3 days ago

Visa flexibility would boost SA outsource potential
Visa flexibility would boost SA outsource potential

South Africa's hopes of serving as a global outsource destination to drive foreign investment are achievable according to DigiOutsource, a global enterprise based in Cape Town and serving international gaming clients.

22 Feb 2017

Value added services made easy for South African retailers
Value added services made easy for South African retailers

A Cape Town-based fintech business, Electrum, is providing retailers and banks with the technology platform that they need to connect their systems to VAS providers...

22 Feb 2017

#DesignMonth: Chatting molluscs and mobile gaming with Thoopid
#DesignMonth: Chatting molluscs and mobile gaming with Thoopid

In 2013 a cheeky garden mollusc on a quest for the perfect shell captured the hearts of mobile gamers young and old. His name was Snailboy...

By Lauren Hartzenberg 16 Feb 2017

Dangerous new app masquerading as Flash Player update
Dangerous new app masquerading as Flash Player update

ESET researchers discovered a dangerous new app targeting Android devices is capable of downloading and executing additional malware...

15 Feb 2017

Putting customers first
Putting customers first

Business has always been built around the customer, and recent developments are forcing companies to examine their business processes...

By Wynand Smit 14 Feb 2017

Britain will be 'just fine' post-Brexit: Apple CEO
Britain will be 'just fine' post-Brexit: Apple CEO

Britain will be "just fine" after it leaves the European Union, Apple's chief executive Tim Cook said in an interview broadcast on Friday...

13 Feb 2017

How the Top 20 SaaS companies deal with angry Twitter users
How the Top 20 SaaS companies deal with angry Twitter users

Twitter is public, unfiltered, uncensored, and often an aggressive place. It can be harsh for software companies to combat the constant influx of negativity...

By Benjamin Brandall 9 Feb 2017

IBM launches free online learning platform in Africa
IBM launches free online learning platform in Africa

IBM has launched its $70 million (approximately R945 million) digital education initiative, “IBM Digital - Nation Africa”, aimed at building much-needed digital, cloud, and cognitive IT skills on the continent...

8 Feb 2017

BlackBerry AtHoc updates crisis communication platform
BlackBerry AtHoc updates crisis communication platform

BlackBerry Secure is now able to help organisations protect personnel during a crisis without language becoming a barrier when response time is critical...

6 Feb 2017

TPConnects to launch IATA NDC based travel search website for Middle East and Africa
TPConnects to launch IATA NDC based travel search website for Middle East and Africa

TPConnects will be launching ihlah.com, a travel search website accompanied by top-ranked mobile apps for travellers living in the Middle East and Africa region, by the second quarter of 2017...

1 Feb 2017

Acknowledging the value of soft skills in the IT sector
Acknowledging the value of soft skills in the IT sector

Understanding the essential need, and creating an enabling environment, for so-called ‘soft skills' such as marketing, communications and client...

31 Jan 2017

#BizTrends2017: Reimagine work, redefine productivity
#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

Riverbed supports Maersk Line's digitalisation strategy
Riverbed supports Maersk Line's digitalisation strategy

In a five-year contract, Riverbed Technology will support Maersk Line's strategy to become the digital leader within the shipping sector...

30 Jan 2017

Apple joins group devoted to keeping AI nice
Apple joins group devoted to keeping AI nice

A technology industry alliance devoted to making sure smart machines don't turn against humanity said on Friday that Apple has signed on...

30 Jan 2017

Workshop series launched ahead of GirlCode Hackathon
Workshop series launched ahead of GirlCode Hackathon

GirlCode, a non-profit organisation aimed at empowering women through technology, has introduced The GirlCode Hackathon Workshop Series...

27 Jan 2017

Giorgio Heiman, VP, Africa, Orange Business Services
#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

Why brands can dive deeper into augmented reality in 2017
Why brands can dive deeper into augmented reality in 2017

In 2016, virtual reality (VR) and augmented reality (AR) stepped directly into mainstream consciousness, with both businesses and consumers alike...

By Etienne de Villiers 27 Jan 2017

Facebook gets ex-Xiaomi executive Barra as new VR head
Facebook gets ex-Xiaomi executive Barra as new VR head

Social media giant Facebook announced late Wednesday it had recruited Hugo Barra, who recently quit a top position with Chinese smartphone maker Xiaomi...

26 Jan 2017

SA tech startup creates security system for low-income families
SA tech startup creates security system for low-income families

Crime in South Africa's townships is rampant and residents usually cannot afford alarm systems in their homes...

By Lolita Pukwana 26 Jan 2017

How IoT and the internet will merge
How IoT and the internet will merge

The ability to connect machines, devices, sensors, and other everyday things into an intelligent network and make sense out of them, has huge promises...

By Bruce Zhou 25 Jan 2017

Zuckerberg charity buys AI startup to battle disease
Zuckerberg charity buys AI startup to battle disease

A charitable foundation backed by Mark Zuckerberg and his wife said Monday it has bought a Canadian artificial intelligence startup as part of a mission to eradicate disease...

25 Jan 2017

IT and storage technology predictions for 2017
IT and storage technology predictions for 2017

The explosion of data in today's digital economy has resulted in a fundamental shift from using data to run the business to recognising that data is the business...

By Mark Bregman 24 Jan 2017

TomTom acquires self-driving startup Autonomos
TomTom acquires self-driving startup Autonomos

Amsterdam-based navigation and mapping company TomTom has acquired Autonomos, a Berlin-based self-driving startup...

24 Jan 2017

Save your company from corporate cholesterol
Save your company from corporate cholesterol

Up to forty percent of today's Fortune 500 companies will not be around in a decade's time. They will have disappeared into mergers, acquisitions or extinction...

By Brett Parker 23 Jan 2017

Hack your way to productivity in 2017
Hack your way to productivity in 2017

Technology surrounds us. It pervades nearly every tangible object used in our day-to-day lives. We have smartphones, smart TVs, smart offices and smart homes...

By Damian Michael 20 Jan 2017

How seriously should you take digitalisation?
How seriously should you take digitalisation?

Today's business environment is constantly being disrupted by new market entrants using innovative technology...

By Rick Parry 20 Jan 2017

Will AI ever understand human emotions?
Will AI ever understand human emotions?

How would you feel about getting therapy from a robot? Emotionally intelligent machines may not be as far away as it seems...

By Leandro Minku 20 Jan 2017

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