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Maximising business mobility in the economic downturn
Maximising business mobility in the economic downturn

During these tough economic times, businesses have more incentive to start reviewing their systems and processes to find ways to become more profitable...

By Steven Cohen 16 hours ago

Finding the right software development offshoring partner
Finding the right software development offshoring partner

Offshoring companies' software development needs is becoming common place, particularly as global communication improves and the disparity in technical ability...

By Shashi Hansjee 2 days ago

Embracing DevOps and its collaborative business benefits
Embracing DevOps and its collaborative business benefits

There is an emerging trend towards IT agility which is gaining impetus as the market demands flexibility and customised products and services...

3 days ago

SA students reign supreme at International Supercomputing Conference
SA students reign supreme at International Supercomputing Conference

The Centre for High Performance Computing (CHPC) has taken the top prize in the international Student Cluster Competition held at the International Supercomputing Conference...

24 Jun 2016

Technology trends - adopt or not?
Technology trends - adopt or not?

Businesses of today are in the midst of a digital revolution. Any new technologies or trends that can be implemented to help a workforce get the job done easier...

By Sunil Desai 22 Jun 2016

Sound bites to software solution: the role of today's business analyst
Sound bites to software solution: the role of today's business analyst

For most of us, the title of 'business analyst' conjures up an unexciting image of a suited professional pouring over numbers and flowcharts in an isolated corner of the office...

21 Jun 2016

World's fastest supercomputer entirely made in China
World's fastest supercomputer entirely made in China

China has built the world's fastest supercomputer using locally made microchips, a survey said on Monday, the first time the country has taken the top spot without using US technology...

21 Jun 2016

Samsung to buy US cloud computing startup
Samsung to buy US cloud computing startup

Samsung Electronics said on Thursday, 16 June, it had agreed to buy US cloud computing company Joyent - the latest in a series of start-up acquisitions aimed at strengthening the South Korean giant's software capacity...

17 Jun 2016

Business is waking up to the idea of deep learning
Business is waking up to the idea of deep learning

In the movie Transcendence, Johnny Depp plays Dr Will Caster, a researcher in artificial intelligence at Berkeley trying to build a sentient computer...

By Toby Walsh 15 Jun 2016

The Hub @ Media24 to expand Western Cape developer ecosystem
The Hub @ Media24 to expand Western Cape developer ecosystem

The Cape Innovation and Technology Initiative (CiTi) in partnership with Media24 has launched The Hub @ Media24, with the aim to develop a new generation of skilled coders...

15 Jun 2016

No cookie cutter approach to software projects
No cookie cutter approach to software projects

Software that is designed to direct business operations - enterprise resource planning (ERP) software - has earned a bad rap as an expensive and drawn-out exercise...

13 Jun 2016

Strato IT launches mobile business app to digitise logistics
Strato IT launches mobile business app to digitise logistics

StratoPOD is aimed at logistics companies and...

9 Jun 2016

Introducing Lengau: Africa's fastest super computer
Introducing Lengau: Africa's fastest super computer

Yesterday saw the unveiling of a new petascale system by the Centre for High Performance Computing...

By Lauren Hartzenberg 8 Jun 2016

PoPI's impact on IT asset disposal
PoPI's impact on IT asset disposal

Companies should be aware of the constantly changing security environment and the ever-increasing threats, new legislation and best market practices. This was the key message at a recent event hosted by Xperien...

3 Jun 2016

33% of software used in SA unlicensed
33% of software used in SA unlicensed

Computer users in South Africa are using unlicensed software at an alarming rate, despite the link between unlicensed software and cyberattacks, according to the new Global Software Survey...

26 May 2016

Is app-athy towards slow IT detrimental to business productivity?
Is app-athy towards slow IT detrimental to business productivity?

Improving productivity continues to be a priority for many organisations and as such, IT transformation is top of the agenda when it comes to boosting business performance...

By Wimpie van Rensburg 24 May 2016

[Biz Takeouts Podcast] 174: Simple and efficient agency software with Magnetic
[Biz Takeouts Podcast] 174: Simple and efficient agency software with Magnetic

On the latest episode of Biz Takeouts Marketing and Media Radio show host Warren Harding spoke to Korak Kuhnert...

19 May 2016

[Biz Takeouts Lineup] 174: Magnetic becoming the agency management platform of choice
[Biz Takeouts Lineup] 174: Magnetic becoming the agency management platform of choice

Tune in to the Biz Takeouts Marketing & Media radio show on 19 May 2016, from 9-10am, as show host Warren Harding chats to Korak Kuhnert...

18 May 2016

Rands and sense: How the cloud can save you money
Rands and sense: How the cloud can save you money

Despite the many benefits of moving to the cloud, South African businesses are still hesitant to make the transition. There is still much uncertainty about the move and how it will affect business...

By Steven Cohen 18 May 2016

Pressure on public sector to deliver business continuity
Pressure on public sector to deliver business continuity

The public sector has moved beyond a backup-only approach towards embracing true business continuity thereby enabling an Always-On environment. This is according to insights...

18 May 2016

Boris Dzhingarov
Six Android apps that are awesome for small business users

Running a small business is definitely hard. You need to do so many things and every single extra help counts. You want to focus on all the time-gaining tools that are available...

By Boris Dzhingarov, Issued by Monetary Library 16 May 2016

Hidden costs in virtualisation backup solutions
Hidden costs in virtualisation backup solutions

These days, almost every data centre is heavily virtualised. So much so, that Gartner reports that as many as 75% of X86 workloads are virtualised already to allow multiple operating systems...

By Johan Scheepers 16 May 2016

Boris Dzhingarov
Four tips for choosing the right help desk software

Your company's help desk handles customers who bring complaints, questions, and troubleshooting issues - and must do so with grace and compassion in order to foster positive relationships with your customers...

By Boris Dzhingarov, Issued by Monetary Library 12 May 2016

Evolution of BlackBerry Enterprise Partner Program
Evolution of BlackBerry Enterprise Partner Program

BlackBerry has announced the evolution of its Enterprise Partner Program for solutions providers...

11 May 2016

Want to build better computer games? Call an architect
Want to build better computer games? Call an architect

If I said I was a licensed architect helping to fight dementia, you'd probably assume I was designing a care home or some similar building...

By Ruth Dalton 10 May 2016

Microsoft YouthSpark grant for Mentec Foundation SA
Microsoft YouthSpark grant for Mentec Foundation SA

Microsoft Philanthropies has partnered with over 100 non-profit organisations in 55 countries as part of its $75m commitment to increase access to computer science education around the world...

6 May 2016

Keeping developers happy: creativity vs productivity
Keeping developers happy: creativity vs productivity

While there has been a well documented need for more IT and software development skills in South Africa, companies themselves often play a part in either losing - or chasing away - key talent...

5 May 2016

Facebook, Messenger and Instagram apps hit Windows 10
Facebook, Messenger and Instagram apps hit Windows 10

Fresh from reporting stellar earnings, Facebook rolled out applications tailored to Microsoft's latest operating system for the social network as well as its Messenger and Instagram services...

3 May 2016

Simon via
Chrome crowned top internet browser by market tracker

Google Chrome was crowned the top internet browser, officially ending the long reign of Microsoft Internet Explorer (IE).

3 May 2016

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