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Eastern Cape Education Development Trust initiates large-scale telematics roll-out
Eastern Cape Education Development Trust initiates large-scale telematics roll-out

In partnership with the Department of Education and SU, the Eastern Cape Education Development Trust - a programme managed by the National Business Initiative - has initiated a large-scale roll-out of 50 telematics centres in secondary schools across the province...

22 Jan 2015 14:00

ERP must be flexible to survive, says Palladium
ERP must be flexible to survive, says Palladium

An ERP system that is not sufficiently flexible to meet changing business demands is an anchor not a sail, holding the business back, not driving it forward, according to a Gartner report...

21 Jan 2015 12:08

Veeam predicts fundamental change for the IT industry
Veeam predicts fundamental change for the IT industry

Veeam predicts that 2015 will see fundamental changes across the IT industry, driven by end-users demanding 24/7 access to data and applications...

20 Jan 2015 13:17

[Orchids & Onions] 'Techies' should be user-friendly
[Orchids & Onions] 'Techies' should be user-friendly

The reality of the great technological society in which we live is that new projects are often a case of the one-eyed man leading the blind...

By Brendan Seery 20 Jan 2015 08:00

Martin Doyle
Is the data in Your CRM a ticking time bomb?

Customer relationship management (CRM) has moved from specialist term to buzzword, and now, into the core of business...

By Martin Doyle 15 Jan 2015 10:46

Gauteng schools step into the future
Gauteng schools step into the future

With inland schools having opened up last week, learners in seven Gauteng schools are walking into a new era of the digital classroom, which will connect them to a world of endless educational opportunities...

14 Jan 2015 13:15

Bez Sangari
Warm-ware: schools readiness for ET

As with any technology, there are always early adopters, followed by users who implement the technology when it is already accepted, and finally late adopters, those who implement the technology after it is being widely used...

By Bez Sangari 13 Jan 2015 14:30

Peter Simpson
The Tale of the Tortoise and the Hare

The South African pay-TV market is undergoing a tsunami of change as the country embarks upon the road towards full-scale digitisation. This provides the backdrop for a dramatic change in the viewing habits of millions of TV consumers...

By Peter Simpson 12 Jan 2015 11:56

Samsung's smart education approach engages students, teachers through tech
Samsung's smart education approach engages students, teachers through tech

Teachers are leveraging technology to improve the standard of learning, and looking for solutions that will allow them to teach in a way that meets the expectations of their digitally-native students and prepare them to operate effectively in the modern-day workforce...

29 Dec 2014 06:00

ESET joins Facebook to offer free security service
ESET joins Facebook to offer free security service

IT security vendor launches ESET Online Scanner for Facebook to protect all Facebook users against malware...

4 Dec 2014 10:08

The 'good enough' principle really is...
The 'good enough' principle really is...

The 'good enough' principle has been around for a few years now, especially in the software development world...

4 Dec 2014 07:25

Can a business be too agile?
Can a business be too agile?

Agile development has been embraced by businesses around the world. It improves speed to market by cutting down on the development cycle. If done properly, it improves the quality of output and mitigates risks...

3 Dec 2014 14:44

Keith Fenner
How the 'Third Platform' will bring disruption, change and opportunity to your business

The third platform is currently described as the convergence of four technology trends on business. These trends are mobility, cloud, social and big data - they fundamentally change the way people and businesses relate to technology...

By Keith Fenner 3 Dec 2014 12:09

Dayle Wheeler
To modernise business, digitise

Technology is now changing so rapidly that consumers are struggling to keep up - you barely have the latest shiny gadget when the 2.0 version is released, or yet another software update rollout happens...

By Dayle Wheeler 30 Nov 2014 09:23

Why Tinder shouldn't be considered a dating app
Why Tinder shouldn't be considered a dating app

You may have been a part of the recent hype regarding the supposed 'dating app', Tinder. If not, let us fill you in...

By Samantha Steyn 28 Nov 2014 13:29

Acer appoints PartServe Channel Support
Acer appoints PartServe Channel Support

Acer South Africa has announced that it has appointed PartServe Channel Support as its carry-in warranty service centre...

27 Nov 2014 06:38

How cloud computing is helpful for small businesses
How cloud computing is helpful for small businesses

There are many great tools you can use to make your small business operations more seamless. The internet has been a great way for small businesses to keep up with competition without paying too much money...

By John Reiley 19 Nov 2014 10:06

Chris Moerdyk
It's time for a war on the digital chokers

I received an email from a colleague this week asking me to sign a petition against local cellular networks taking 50% profit from revenue generated by SMS text messaging in aid of charity...

By Chris Moerdyk 15 Nov 2014 08:29

Ooba's new mobile app offering home loan info on the go
Ooba's new mobile app offering home loan info on the go

Applying for a home loan? Bond originator Ooba has launched an innovative mobile application to simplify the home buyer and real estate agent's experience in the home loan application process...

14 Nov 2014 10:03

How the channel is changing in Africa
How the channel is changing in Africa

Distributors and resellers of software and hardware in Africa have to adapt to a changing marketplace as the sales of that entire industry slowly begins to shift online and move into the cloud...

14 Nov 2014 07:26

Duaan Dekker
Writing software that actually works

Being the only non-technical employee in a software development company is interesting, to say the least.

By Duaan Dekker, Issued by Field Office 13 Nov 2014 11:46

Dax Data launches Adobe's Creative Cloud Market
Dax Data launches Adobe's Creative Cloud Market

Dax Data has recently launched Adobe's Creative Cloud Market, a new feature of the Creative Cloud 2014...

12 Nov 2014 10:31

Ayanda Dlamini
African ICT must seize opportunity

As the next big frontier for market growth, Africa is rich with potential. But African businesses have been slow to capitalise on this, and stand to lose out to foreign players.

By Ayanda Dlamini 11 Nov 2014 09:46

You don't just need data, you need the right kind of data
You don't just need data, you need the right kind of data

Almost everyone you see is digitally connected in some way, whether it is via a computer, tablet or cellphone. Any information that you need is constantly at your fingertips, whereas in the past, this wasn't the case. Digital connectedness has raised consumer expectations everywhere.

By Jason Haddock 5 Nov 2014 09:53

How to navigate the complex BYOD landscape
How to navigate the complex BYOD landscape

The recent BlackBerry Experience Executive Forum, in partnership with ITWeb, provided practical and actionable insights into the latest issues, trends and developments in enterprise mobility...

By Ilse van den Berg 5 Nov 2014 07:29

Software AG commits to GovTech
Software AG commits to GovTech

Software AG has announced that it is participating in this year's annual GovTech conference and exhibition, which is currently underway at Durban's International Conference Centre until 5 November, 2014

3 Nov 2014 15:30

Key findings of Dell's International Tablet Survey
Key findings of Dell's International Tablet Survey

The 2014 International Tablet Survey, sponsored by Dell, surveyed more than 1400 IT decision makers (ITDMs) in 10 countries. Its purpose was to gain insight and feedback from the ITDMs in these countries regarding their tablet usage.

3 Nov 2014 12:09

There's no code like the low code
There's no code like the low code

The growing need for mobile and web applications is driving development teams away from hand-coding to a new breed of application platforms. They are moving to platforms that accelerate app delivery across a multi-channel environment and that includes mobile and web applications.

30 Oct 2014 08:45

Duaan Dekker
Honing your competitive edge

Another new competitor. Where do they get all these programmers? Why am I only learning about this now? Are they an immediate threat? How is this even possible? These thoughts and more are whizzing through my brain as I glide through the local gym's swimming pool. It has been a long day with quite a few unexpected (and sometimes frustrating) surprises...

By Duaan Dekker, Issued by Field Office 28 Oct 2014 15:46

Courier company achieves high-speed recovery with Veeam
Courier company achieves high-speed recovery with Veeam

The RAM Group of Companies, which includes RAM Hand to Hand Couriers, has cut the time needed to back up the IT systems supporting its always-on business by 95% using Veeam software, says Group IT manager, Lance Soller.

28 Oct 2014 07:56

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