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Mobey Forum: the future of biometrics in finacial services
Mobey Forum: the future of biometrics in finacial services

To ensure consistent, easy and convenient services for end users, the financial services industry must set aside competition and collaborate on biometrics...

2 Jul 2015 07:53

Effective, reliable power management is essential to continued operations
Effective, reliable power management is essential to continued operations

Clean, stable supply of electricity is essential for businesses in any industry or vertical to be able to continue operating, a challenge for industries in South Africa...

By Marco da Silva 2 Jul 2015 06:00

Customer experience, the key to remaining competitive in 2020
Customer experience, the key to remaining competitive in 2020

Just over three in five organisations in South Africa (77%) say that customer experience will be the ultimate differentiator in their sector in five years' time...

1 Jul 2015 07:38

Paycorp and Microsoft partner to provide small businesses with mPOS solution
Paycorp and Microsoft partner to provide small businesses with mPOS solution

The mobile POS solution from Paycorp, ZipZap, has partnered with Microsoft Mobile to offer businesses and retailers a mobile solution that enables them to accept payments...

30 Jun 2015 06:00

It's all about the who and the woo
It's all about the who and the woo

"Did you know that it costs more to gain a new customer than to have a devoted one? So, why then are budgets, in general, spent more on attaining new customers' attention...?"

26 Jun 2015 07:40

C-Suite must lead customer engagement: the Economist Intelligence Unit Study reveals
C-Suite must lead customer engagement: the Economist Intelligence Unit Study reveals

Genesys today released a global study showing that C-suite-led CX initiatives can increase revenues and customer satisfaction while reducing costs...

26 Jun 2015 07:39

Game changer: how will wearable tech affect visitor experience at sports events?
Game changer: how will wearable tech affect visitor experience at sports events?

Here's a slightly surprising walkthrough of how wearable technology can change your experience at that next football game or that next cricket match...

25 Jun 2015 07:45

ERP solutions help schools and universities power better outcomes for students
ERP solutions help schools and universities power better outcomes for students

Facing growing demand for education as well as rising cost pressures, universities and schools should be looking at modernising their business systems to streamline administration...

22 Jun 2015 07:40

Samsung delivers accessible healthcare to the community of Hammanskraal
Samsung delivers accessible healthcare to the community of Hammanskraal

Samsung Electronics South Africa is addressing the need to provide accessible healthcare services in the Ga-Ramotse community in Hammanskraal...

19 Jun 2015 06:10

Infor Advanced Planning optimises supply chains
Infor Advanced Planning optimises supply chains

Infor, the industry cloud company, announced Infor Advanced Planning 11, a configurable constraint-based supply chain planning solution to optimise supply chains...

18 Jun 2015 06:00

Gumtree launches Call Tracking for automotive leads
Gumtree launches Call Tracking for automotive leads

Gumtree has added the ability to track telephonic leads to their existing automotive dashboard. This will allow dealerships to better evaluate the effectiveness of their ads...

17 Jun 2015 11:34

Using satellite connectivity to support sustainable farming
Using satellite connectivity to support sustainable farming

Although not yet listed as an endangered species, Roan antelope numbers have drastically reduced across Africa in recent years...

17 Jun 2015 08:09

Five sectors ripe for transformation by the Internet of Things
Five sectors ripe for transformation by the Internet of Things

The spread of technology is an interesting phenomenon. In some instances, it is only available to the wealthiest people or the largest businesses...

By Yannick Decaux 15 Jun 2015 06:05

XLink enables companies to increase their footprint in Africa
XLink enables companies to increase their footprint in Africa

Card acceptance/compliance continues to grow exponentially in African countries and with the mounting need for secure and reliable communications...

10 Jun 2015 06:05

SAP SA to help local municipalities and customers transition to MSCOA
SAP SA to help local municipalities and customers transition to MSCOA

SAP South Africa announced its intent to engage with its ecosystem and local government with a view to assisting local government municipalities to simplify its functions and new regulatory processes...

9 Jun 2015 06:05

SAP Africa partners with BMZ to facilitate fresh economic prospects for Africa
SAP Africa partners with BMZ to facilitate fresh economic prospects for Africa

SAP Africa announced its participation in a partnership with the BMZ. Titled "Digital Africa", the project is focused on how new technologies and innovative solutions will determine the future for Africa....

4 Jun 2015 07:41

"The potential for digital services in Africa is still largely untapped" - Yolande Steyn
"The potential for digital services in Africa is still largely untapped" - Yolande Steyn

VAS Africa spoke to Yolande Steyn to hear her thoughts on the mobile money and digital payments sector...

2 Jun 2015 10:35

Tshwane free wi-fi project provides model for social impact bond
Tshwane free wi-fi project provides model for social impact bond

A free wi-fi project that has successfully taken root in Tshwane could set the pattern for social impact bonds in South Africa...

1 Jun 2015 13:26

Turning the warehouse from cost centre to differentiator
Turning the warehouse from cost centre to differentiator

Warehouse investment is on the up: 39% of companies plan to increase the number of warehouses and 33% to expand their size...

29 May 2015 09:50

Mobility and loyalty unlock SA consumer spend
Mobility and loyalty unlock SA consumer spend

Loyalty payments are holding a steady ground when it comes to chosen methods of purchasing items over the internet...

29 May 2015 08:00

Five ways to optimise mobile support for your customer
Five ways to optimise mobile support for your customer

In today's technology-driven society, businesses need to maintain a strong internet presence through the use of a well-designed website and social media...

By Sheza Gary 28 May 2015 08:00

A 'mobile-first' ethos: the catalyst for business transformation
A 'mobile-first' ethos: the catalyst for business transformation

Organisations in every sector and every country are currently grappling with the concepts of 'digitalisation' and 'digital transformation'...

By Lionel Moyal 27 May 2015 08:35

Picup launches on WeChat and opens up the job market
Picup launches on WeChat and opens up the job market

A new service has launched that aims to remove the hassle and admin involved with traditional courier services...

27 May 2015 07:50

Betting the farm on untested tech
Betting the farm on untested tech

While a plethora of new payment solutions are coming to market, businesses should be cautious about moving to new solutions just for the sake of it...

By Jonas Thulin 25 May 2015 10:33

Awesome South Africa mobile app launched to promote tourism
Awesome South Africa mobile app launched to promote tourism

Developer Brandon Wilson has released his Awesome South Africa mobile app, which offers vendors and merchants in the tourism industry a platform on which to promote products, services and establishments to tourists...

By Tom Jackson 22 May 2015 08:32

MTN South Africa struck down by strike action
MTN South Africa struck down by strike action

According to a report via EWN, Mobile service provider MTN revealed that its call and service centres, as well as its distribution offices, are currently being affected by the latest strike...

By Darryl Linington 21 May 2015 08:49

Improve cash flow with easy online billing
Improve cash flow with easy online billing

Electronic invoicing can now allow even the smallest of companies to take payments online - without needing e-commerce capability on their websites...

By Brendon Williamson 20 May 2015 09:15

Emirates expands its mobile footprint, launches Android app
Emirates expands its mobile footprint, launches Android app

Emirates have announced the debut of the Emirates App for Android...

19 May 2015 07:12

Amazon Web Services launches AWS Educate
Amazon Web Services launches AWS Educate

Amazon Web Services has announced the launch of AWS Educate, a programme that helps teachers and students use real-world cloud technology in the classroom to graduate students ready to enter the cloud workforce...

18 May 2015 10:40

Government ICT sector developing rural areas
Government ICT sector developing rural areas

PRETORIA: Government is working with members of the Information and Communications Technology (ICT) sector and communities to ensure development in rural areas, says Minister of Telecommunications and Postal Services, Siyabonga Cwele...

18 May 2015 10:25

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