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

GirlCode founders from left: Jeanette Theu, Tinyiko Simbine and Zandile Keebine.
#GirlCodeHack secures corporate sponsors

GirlCode has announced the corporate sponsors for its #GirlCodeHack which is taking place from 5-6 August 2017, in celebration of Women's month...

3 days ago

First supported Linux for SAP HANA on Google Cloud
First supported Linux for SAP HANA on Google Cloud

With the addition of Google Cloud Platform, SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications is now available on three major public cloud providers...

3 days ago

Vote now for Women in ICT - Partnership for Change Awards
Vote now for Women in ICT - Partnership for Change Awards

The second edition of the Women in ICT - Partnership for Change Awards, hosted by MTN in partnership with Kagiso Media and ITWeb's Brainstorm, is open for nominations from and for eligible female professionals...

20 Jul 2017

Kabelo Makwane
Accenture simplifies cloud migration in sub-Saharan Africa

At the recent Amazon Web Services summit, I had the chance to chat to Kabelo Makwane, managing director for Cloud First business at Accenture in sub-Saharan Africa about the Accenture Cloud Platform...

By Ilse van den Berg 17 Jul 2017

Iniel Dreyer
Backup, disaster recovery service an opportunity for resellers

Data management consulting company, Gabsten Technologies, has introduced a backup and disaster recovery managed service to resellers that service the SMME market...

17 Jul 2017

Plato, Zeno software optimise transport management
Plato, Zeno software optimise transport management

ID Logistics South Africa has embarked on a secondary transport optimisation programme with an aim to decrease costs and improve efficiencies across operations...

14 Jul 2017

Facebook launches Developer Circles Harare
Facebook launches Developer Circles Harare

Facebook Africa is hosting a series of training events and workshops designed to help local entrepreneurs understand how to use digital platforms to grow their businesses...

13 Jul 2017

New Microsoft data centres to boost enterprise cloud adoption
New Microsoft data centres to boost enterprise cloud adoption

With Microsoft planning to build hyper-scale data centres in South Africa, enterprise adoption of IaaS, SaaS, and other cloud services is reportedly set to get a massive boost...

12 Jul 2017

Ford creates robotics, AI research team
Ford creates robotics, AI research team

Ford has created a new robotics and artificial intelligence team which will, in partnership with Argo AI, drive research and development of autonomous vehicles...

11 Jul 2017

Physical internet: rethinking logistics
Physical internet: rethinking logistics

Sending goods through open channels as easily as information via the internet - that is the vision of the physical internet (PI). It applies the principle of exchange of standardised data packets to material flows...

10 Jul 2017

Microsoft announces 'some' job cuts
Microsoft announces 'some' job cuts

Microsoft said Thursday it was cutting an unspecified number of jobs amid reports the US tech giant was reorganising its global sales operations...

7 Jul 2017

block.one receives over $185m in first week of token distribution
block.one receives over $185m in first week of token distribution

block.one, the developer of EOS.IO software, a new blockchain operating system designed to support commercial-scale decentralised applications, received 651,902 ether in the first five days of its 341-day long token distribution...

7 Jul 2017

Boris Dzhingarov
Factors that have fostered growth of CMMS market over the years?

The market for computerised maintenance management systems is increasing steadily in size and is slated to widen its horizon even more in the near future...

By Boris Dzhingarov, Issued by Monetary Library 3 Jul 2017

Boris Dzhingarov
What is software consulting and why it is more sophisticated than you think

An experienced software consulting team lends their expertise to businesses to help them establish their operations, optimise workflow and increase overall efficiency...

By Boris Dzhingarov, Issued by Monetary Library 30 Jun 2017

#YouthMonth: Economy to be powered by human creativity expressed in code
#YouthMonth: Economy to be powered by human creativity expressed in code

codeX Coding Academy is an initiative that aims to boost the number of software developers entering our economy each year. Cara Turner, chief operating officer of codeX Coding Academy tells us more...

By Ilse van den Berg 30 Jun 2017

How Bidvest Automotive maximises the value of its investments - case study
How Bidvest Automotive maximises the value of its investments - case study

After a major investment in a new dealer management software solution to replace an antiquated ERP system, Bidvest Automotive was struggling to access and create the depth and quality of management information...

29 Jun 2017

Early bird registrations open for Agile Africa 2017
Early bird registrations open for Agile Africa 2017

The Agile Africa 2017 conference will take place from 21-22 August 2017, bringing a diversity of local and international speakers, offering delegates opportunities to interact with and learn...

29 Jun 2017

Designing the perfect intranet + eBook
Designing the perfect intranet + eBook

A well-designed intranet can serve your company's communicative needs far better than a third-party service. Because it's designed with your specific needs in mind...

Issued by Interact RDT 27 Jun 2017

Why hoteliers need to do their homework before selecting a hotel management system
Why hoteliers need to do their homework before selecting a hotel management system

"Hoteliers need a solution that fits their needs. So if a solution is too small, it will not satisfy all their requirements. On the other hand, a larger solution may seem great, but..."

27 Jun 2017

Gareth Hawkey
#YouthMonth: How the software industry can help combat youth unemployment

We chat to Gareth Hawkey, the CEO of redPanda Software, to get some insight on the role the software industry can play in combating youth unemployment in South Africa...

By Ilse van den Berg 27 Jun 2017

Jaguar Land Rover uses Gorillaz app as recruitment tool
Jaguar Land Rover uses Gorillaz app as recruitment tool

Jaguar Land Rover and Gorillaz are on a mission to recruit the next generation of world-class electronics and software engineering talent... [video]

23 Jun 2017

Seamless data integration key in differentiating e-commerce customer experience
Seamless data integration key in differentiating e-commerce customer experience

Online spend is forecasted to grow to over R53bn by 2018 according to the PayPal and Ipsos third annual cross-border commerce report...

By Kerry Hope 23 Jun 2017

Ian Summerfield
How to extend the life of IT equipment in a volatile economic environment

As a result of the current climate of economic uncertainty and a highly volatile exchange rate, many organisations are attempting to ‘sweat their assets' for as long as possible in an effort to reduce IT spend...

By Ian Summerfield 23 Jun 2017

Emeka Afigbo, Facebook’s head of platform partnerships for the Middle East and Africa.
Bots for Messenger Developer Challenge winners announced

Facebook celebrates MENA winners of the first Bots for Messenger Developer Challenge...

22 Jun 2017

Rectron acquires majority stake in Palladium
Rectron acquires majority stake in Palladium

Rectron has acquired a majority stake in ERP software development company, Palladium, strengthening its software proposition in the South African market...

22 Jun 2017

SMS+ has the potential to replace USSD
SMS+ has the potential to replace USSD

SMS+ is a next-generation SMS (short message service) which, reportedly, has the potential to replace the two-decade-old USSD (unstructured supplementary data service)...

20 Jun 2017

Code4Change aims to reach 300,000 learners by 2020
Code4Change aims to reach 300,000 learners by 2020

#CodeClimbers have created a crowdfunding campaign to raise R100,000 for Code4Change to bring coding to three schools in Gauteng...

19 Jun 2017

Canada to teach computer coding starting in kindergarten
Canada to teach computer coding starting in kindergarten

OTTAWA, Canada: Canadian schoolchildren will soon start learning computer coding and other digital skills from kindergarten through to high school...

15 Jun 2017

Claude Schuck
Managing the value of data

No organisation can survive in the always-on environment without having access to data. Fortunately, better business resiliency is to be had by leveraging the foundation put in place by IT...

By Claude Schuck 14 Jun 2017

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