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Episode 84: Agency focus - Source

Date: 2 Apr 2014
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Episode 82: An African Path to Success & Effective Measure

Date: 24 Feb 2014 | Time: 39:00min
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Episode 81: Conn Bertish and Cairo

Date: 14 Feb 2014 | Time: 44:44min
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Where are the programmers?

More than ever before in history, business needs people who can programme. Software is becoming a large part of ordinary life, so much so that entire industries and job descriptions are being supplanted by code.

17 Apr 2014 09:59

Programs every new laptop must have

There are many things to consider when buying a new laptop. It is worth making sure your new laptop has these programs before you buy it.

By Peter Davidson 15 Apr 2014 10:13

Be ready for the POPI Act, JCSE advises IT businesses

The Joburg Centre for Software Engineering (JCSE) at Wits University has said that IT businesses need to be aware of the implications of the Protection of Personal Information (POPI) Act, signed into law on 26 November 2013.

11 Apr 2014 11:03

Clickatell optimises uptime and reliability with Splunk

Splunk, provider of the software platform for real-time operational intelligence, announced that Clickatell, a global leader in mobile messaging and transaction services, has improved its customer service solutions with Splunk Enterprise.

9 Apr 2014 14:25

The evolving business model for m-governance

A look at the evolving business model for (mobile governance) m-governance projects and the use of mobile technology as a catalyst for inclusive development.

By Vijay Sai Pratap 27 Mar 2014 14:00

SKA to redefine Africa's image

Science and Technology Minister Derek Hanekom says the Square Kilometre Array (SKA) will transform perceptions of Africa as the continent is not usually seen as a location for cutting edge science and technology.

27 Mar 2014 11:48

Electronic clocking may combat teacher absenteeism

The Department of Basic Education is forging ahead with plans to introduce an electronic clock-in system at schools around SA to curb teacher absenteeism.

26 Mar 2014 11:09

Ties between software piracy and malware

Rather than hacking consumer PCs as well as home and business networks, cybercriminals are starting to rely upon the software piracy industry to leave the "security back door" open, enabling them to steal identities, passwords and your banking login details more easily.

24 Mar 2014 11:12

Digital TV chaos shows government lack of interest

A journalist has to take obscure matters and turn them into engaging and understandable stories, showing people why they should care about them. Sometimes it seems impossible.

By Anton Harber 21 Mar 2014 00:00

The personal cloud - taking digital storage to new heights

The way we work and play has evolved dramatically over the past decade.

By Anamika Budree 20 Mar 2014 07:30

T-Systems empowers the Emalahleni community

T-Systems in South Africa is empowering the community of Emalahleni, near Witbank, Mpumalanga, with the donation of 38 laptops including software, accessories and training, to 19 local Non-Governmental Organisations (NGOs).

17 Mar 2014 14:50

The future of storage

While storage used to be bought in isolation, it's now seldom sold without servers, software, and other network components.

By Bruce Busansky 20 Feb 2014 14:36

Landing a job in digital in 2014

So you want to launch yourself into a career in digital this year... so how are you going to do it, and what do you need to achieve your ambition?

7 Feb 2014 15:06

SASSA clamps down on grant fraud

PRETORIA: Efforts by the SA Social Security Agency (SASSA) to clamp down on social grant fraud are yielding positive results, with the agency saving R150m a year.

7 Feb 2014 07:18

Rebellion in the Dotcom Kingdom

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By Naseem Javed 6 Feb 2014 09:41

SA software sector to 'balloon' in 2014

SA's software market will balloon this year as spending is forecast to increase 10.5% to US$518m (R5.7bn)‚ according to the latest International Data Corporation (IDC) market analysis report.

By Samuel Mungadze 5 Feb 2014 10:52

SABC lacks skills for digital migration

Marian Shinn, the DA's Shadow Minister of Communications, says that the SABC does not have the skills to successfully transition to digital broadcasting before the international deadline of June 2015.

5 Feb 2014 06:11

Cloud for mining at Africa Mining Indaba

Local business solutions provider AccTech Systems, in conjunction with Global Micro, a leading African hosted infrastructure IT provider, will be demonstrating its cloud ERP solutions at Africa Mining Indaba 2014. The event will be held at the Cape Town International Convention Centre (CTICC) from 3-6 February 2014.

3 Feb 2014 12:54

Critical tools for supporting the mobile enterprise of the future

Smartphones, tablets and other mobile devices have become essential tools in the business world of today. However...

By Russel Brand 1 Feb 2014 08:43

Ankerdata impresses with software technology

Ankerdata who has been working closely with the operations team at Hotel Verde and BON Hotels on the property management system protel for "Africa's greenest hotel" may very well be able to claim a world first in hospitality software technology.

30 Jan 2014 10:15

Software development continues to improve business strategy channels

While many companies are still considering how best to implement a BYOD strategy, the emergence of SDx promises additional opportunities for economies to develop, innovate, and grow.

By Malcolm Rabson 23 Jan 2014 13:01

Ghanaian government urged to integrate ICTs into curriculum

A Ghanaian information and communications technology expert urged the government to place ICT as well as technical and vocational skills in its education and skills development programmes to enhance socio-economic.

8 Jan 2014 11:52

Cape Chamber commends Department of Education

The Cape Chamber of Commerce and Industry commends the Department of Basic Education (DBE) which has withdrawn its decision to standardise on software tools for the subjects of Computer Application Technology (CAT) and Information Technology (IT) in the senior band of Grades 10-12.

18 Dec 2013 14:59

Tech's top of the flops

A light-hearted look at some of the biggest consumer tech failures in tech during 2013.

By Rod Baker 18 Dec 2013 05:46

Carrim to host a briefing on digital migration, broadband policy and national integrated ICT policy

Minister of Communications, Yunus Carrim, and Deputy Minister, Stella Ndabeni-Abrahams, will host a media briefing on Friday, 6 December 2013, to talk about digital migration, broadband and the National ICT Policy Review following Cabinet's decisions on these issues on 4 December.

5 Dec 2013 11:48

Album apps the 'future of music'

The reduction in sales of CD music has been attributed to the emergence of downloadable digital music - and piracy. But will album apps take off in South Africa?

5 Dec 2013 11:05

Dipuo Peters in Madonsela's sights

Transport Minister Dipuo Peters is on public protector Thuli Madonsela's radar for alleged improper conduct involving a tussle over R500m in traffic fines and licence renewal fees.

By Sipho Masombuka 3 Dec 2013 09:33

Menu full of foody information

Zomato.com is a successful restaurant listing website which launched in SA recently.

2 Dec 2013 09:05

Compulsory tablets at UJ

First year University of Johannesburg (UJ) students will have to have either a laptop or a tablet for their studies in 2014, the university said.

29 Nov 2013 10:26

Cell C's plan to create platform for new entrants

Cell C has entered into an agreement that will result in the launch of a mobile virtual network enabler (MVNE) to create a platform for new entrants in the cellphone industry.

By Thabiso Mochiko 29 Nov 2013 07:42

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