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GirlCode founders from left: Jeanette Theu, Tinyiko Simbine and Zandile Keebine.
#WomensMonth: Dare to believe your dreams are valid

Noticing the under-representation of women at IT events, GirlCode chairwoman Zandile Keebine and co-founders Jeanette Theu and Tinyiko Simbine set out to create a female-only hackathon...

By Lauren Hartzenberg 1 day ago

Project Alloy: Intel reveals its 'merged' reality headset
Project Alloy: Intel reveals its 'merged' reality headset

The race between tech companies to design a viable virtual reality headset remains a close competition - and Intel has just entered the running...

By Emile Uys 1 day ago

Readying your network for Industry 4.0
Readying your network for Industry 4.0

The first industrial revolution was based on the use of steam to power machines. The second centred on the use of electricity to supply energy...

By Taj ElKhayat 26 Aug 2016

IBM Research opens second lab on African continent
IBM Research opens second lab on African continent

IBM Research has opened its second research location on the African continent and announced several new project collaborations...

26 Aug 2016

Magnetic Software launches feature for freelance economy
Magnetic Software launches feature for freelance economy

South African software as a service (SaaS) startup Magnetic Software has launched its External Collaboration feature to support the freelance economy...

By Tom Jackson 25 Aug 2016

New technology to overcome cosmetic counterfeiting
New technology to overcome cosmetic counterfeiting

Cosmetic counterfeits not only deprive companies of revenue but also can damage consumers' skin and bodies, which is often overlooked by consumers purchasing 'discount' brands. The counterfeit market increases in scope annually and policing it is costly and difficult in Africa, a new and growing target for these crime syndicates...

24 Aug 2016

Five business benefits of an efficient CRM system
Five business benefits of an efficient CRM system

CRM has evolved to encompass more than the traditional customer. In fact, this discipline should be seen as 'contact relationship management'...

By Viesturs Zalaiskalns 24 Aug 2016

Candace van Zyl
Packaging industry needs to be ready for 2017 boom

A few decades ago, packaging companies needed many more tons of machinery to produce the output that they do today...

By Candace van Zyl 23 Aug 2016

Enterprise apps essential for true digital transformation
Enterprise apps essential for true digital transformation

An organisation's applications are the glue that makes digital transformation possible. Without an optimised, next-generation application landscape...

By Shubna Harilal 23 Aug 2016

Anke Kuipers
#CoCreate2Accelerate: the gamification of education

Sea Monster, a company that creates beautiful and unique 2D-animations as well as develop engaging games for work or play is participating in #CoCreate2Accelerate...

By Cari Van Wyk 18 Aug 2016

#WomensMonth: Robyn Farah: Tech community maker and shaker
#WomensMonth: Robyn Farah: Tech community maker and shaker

Robyn Farah is a bonafide tech powerhouse. Not only is she the founder of hardware prototyping company Kat-O, but she also runs some of South Africa's...

By Lauren Hartzenberg 18 Aug 2016

Kaspersky launches Talent Lab global cybersecurity competition
Kaspersky launches Talent Lab global cybersecurity competition

Kaspersky has launched Talent Lab, an international competition for university students and young professionals aged 18-30...

12 Aug 2016

'QuadRooter' vulnerability affects over 900M Android devices
'QuadRooter' vulnerability affects over 900M Android devices

Four newly discovered Android vulnerabilities can give attackers complete control of devices and access to sensitive personal and enterprise data on them...

11 Aug 2016

Calling Joburg's young developers: enter GeoJozi Developer Challenge
Calling Joburg's young developers: enter GeoJozi Developer Challenge

The City of Johannesburg is calling on developers, aged 30 or under, to help the City improve its systems of allocating and maintaining addresses...

11 Aug 2016

#CoCreate2Accelerate: Accelerating Polymorph in the IoT market
#CoCreate2Accelerate: Accelerating Polymorph in the IoT market

Innovative South African based mobile development company, Polymorph is one of the companies chosen for acceleration at #CoCreate2Accelerate...

By Cari Van Wyk 10 Aug 2016

Putting IoT technology at the centre of your business
Putting IoT technology at the centre of your business

The power of the Internet of Things (IoT) to connect us to everyday objects and allow them to send and receive data has the potential...

By Sebastian Isaac 4 Aug 2016

SA IT spending sees a spike in software
SA IT spending sees a spike in software

South Africa IT spending is forecast to total R272 billion in 2016, a 3.8 percent increase from 2015, according to Gartner...

2 Aug 2016

Better supply chain collaboration, information sharing can drive business profit
Better supply chain collaboration, information sharing can drive business profit

Similar to competing in the Formula 1, businesses in today's ever-changing omni-channel environment need superior skill, agility and collaboration to succeed...

By Doug Kimball and Srinivasan Muthusrinivasan 2 Aug 2016

Why enterprise is talking about software-defined networking
Why enterprise is talking about software-defined networking

The IT industry has successfully virtualised the data centre, including storage, servers and the data centre local area network. Now it's time to virtualise...

29 Jul 2016

ICT talent crisis affects all areas of industry
ICT talent crisis affects all areas of industry

ICT skills in South Africa continue to be scarce both in the retail and distribution arena as well as at the corporate level...

29 Jul 2016

Anthon Muller, executive head: enterprise mobility pre & post sales, Vodacom Business.
#CapeTownICTSummit: The building blocks of digital transformation

When Instagram was bought by Facebook in 2012, it was only two-years old and comprised 13 people. The startup used their digital smarts to change the concept...

By Lauren Hartzenberg 28 Jul 2016

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The shift in data centre transformation

ICT spending in 2016 will largely be driven by investments in software, IT services and mobile devices. In South Africa specifically, overall hardware infrastructure...

27 Jul 2016

Achieving full visibility in a cloudy hybrid environment
Achieving full visibility in a cloudy hybrid environment

As the digital transformation wave sweeps through enterprises, users now expect 24/7 access to applications on whatever device they want to use...

By Wimpie van Rensburg 26 Jul 2016

Gauteng: SA's emerging enterprise app development hub
Gauteng: SA's emerging enterprise app development hub

Gauteng is fast emerging as a centre for enterprise app development. This is according to Cassie Lessing, managing director of the Strato IT Group...

25 Jul 2016

A fresh look at workplace performance management
A fresh look at workplace performance management

There's an increasing interest in workforce well-being, particularly when that workforce is largely deskbound. Apart from the health problems that can plague...

By Wynand Smit 25 Jul 2016

Pokémon Go: Building to scale as important as building to fail
Pokémon Go: Building to scale as important as building to fail

One of the catch phrases of DevOps and cloud for the past, oh, many years has been 'build to fail'. The premise being that too many businesses experience costly downtime...

By Lori MacVittie 22 Jul 2016

Opera wins major market share in SA and rest of Africa
Opera wins major market share in SA and rest of Africa

Opera, the cellphone browser developer and manager, has gained more than 60% of South African market share and more than 70% of African market...

By Alistair Anderson 21 Jul 2016

Why system integration is good for business
Why system integration is good for business

The global market for system integration is booming, and South Africa is no exception. IDC predicts that IT services spending, including system integration...

By Lindsay Britz 20 Jul 2016

Chinese consortium buys Opera browser for $600m
Chinese consortium buys Opera browser for $600m

A Chinese consortium has bought the Opera internet browser for $600 million, its Norwegian developer said on Monday, after a public share offer for the company failed...

19 Jul 2016

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