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AFASA approves "My Kraal" app for member farms
AFASA approves "My Kraal" app for member farms

AFASA who has a large membership of small-holder farmers in rural areas approved the "My Kraal" mobile app, an innovative livestock management system...

2 hours ago

SNII drives collaborative rural development programme
SNII drives collaborative rural development programme

The Seda Nelson Mandela Bay ICT Incubator (SNII) has announced it is ready to team with various stakeholders in finding solutions to reduce cost of telecommunications...

22 Jul 2016

#AWSSummit: Egalitarian and fickle: the changing business landscape
#AWSSummit: Egalitarian and fickle: the changing business landscape

An Amazon Web Services Summit was held in Cape Town last week - the first of its kind on the African continent...

By Lauren Hartzenberg 21 Jul 2016

1,000 young people to be trained in ICT in China
1,000 young people to be trained in ICT in China

Government and Huawei have signed an agreement that will see 1,000 young South Africans trained in information and communications technology (ICT) in China over the next five years...

20 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

The evolution and revolution of business networks in Africa
The evolution and revolution of business networks in Africa

Trade is in Africa's blood. Its rich resources, numerous societies and access to the world have created a hotbed of trade civilisations...

By Brett Parker 18 Jul 2016

Converged solutions - and re-purposed IT - can drive innovation
Converged solutions - and re-purposed IT - can drive innovation

Businesses that move towards hyperconverged solutions are most likely to close the skills gap, release big data and drive innovation...

15 Jul 2016

Free coding workshop to train the trainers
Free coding workshop to train the trainers

In preparation for Africa Code Week, the Cape Town Science Centre is inviting teachers with little or no experience in coding, to participate in free Train-the-Trainer coding workshops taking place on the 22 and 23 July...

14 Jul 2016

Perfecting the human element of service delivery
Perfecting the human element of service delivery

Delivering a quality service can make or break a business, especially those in the professional services space where the product is the service...

By Doug Crawford 12 Jul 2016

Are SA passengers ready for self-service technologies?
Are SA passengers ready for self-service technologies?

Each year, millions of passengers catch flights from the continent's airports, but the question remains: How do we ensure that we get passengers ready for self-service check-in technologies?

11 Jul 2016

2016 global IT spend remains flat
2016 global IT spend remains flat

Worldwide IT spending is forecast to be flat in 2016, totaling $3.41 trillion, according to Gartner. This is up from last quarter's forecast...

7 Jul 2016

WDB, Grovest buy stakes in Seed Engine
WDB, Grovest buy stakes in Seed Engine

WDB Investment Holdings (WDB) and venture capital company Grovest have taken 30% and 27,5% stakes respectively in ICT accelerator Seed Engine...

6 Jul 2016

How will Brexit impact South Africa's IT industry?
How will Brexit impact South Africa's IT industry?

Many South African IT companies have their EU headquarters in the UK and use the country as a gateway for business across the EU, hence there are a lot of uncertainties that may occur due to Brexit...

Issued by Bluegrass Digital 4 Jul 2016

20 tips for exploiting ICT for your company
20 tips for exploiting ICT for your company

Whether you're in the enterprise or consumer space, you need to know how people (customers and staff) want to use the mobile web...

By Alan Knott-Craig 4 Jul 2016

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Fitbit warranty woes trip up buyer

Local trend sweaters have taken a liking to Fitbit products, but difficulties in repairing the devices may dampen the appetite of consumers...

By Colleen Goko 1 Jul 2016

Comsol to launch open-access high-speed network in SA
Comsol to launch open-access high-speed network in SA

Comsol, backed by Convergence Partners, Nedbank Private Equity and the Industrial Development Corporation (IDC) as investment partners...

29 Jun 2016

Opportunities and challenges for mobile operators in the connected future
Opportunities and challenges for mobile operators in the connected future

Technology will play a central role in almost everything we do by the year 2025. And, as it continues to develop, mobile network operators (MNOs) will need to find new ways...

29 Jun 2016

SA consumers want to deal with people, not machines
SA consumers want to deal with people, not machines

Putting customers first and at the heart of every business was one of the issues discussed at the 60th Global Summit of the Consumer Goods Forum, which took place in Cape Town recently...

28 Jun 2016

#YouthMonth: Intelligent geyser to give SA a handle on resource consumption
#YouthMonth: Intelligent geyser to give SA a handle on resource consumption

The WRC hosted a Youth and Water Entrepreneurship dialogue which saw youth entrepreneurs pitching their water innovations to experts and leaders...

By Cari Van Wyk 28 Jun 2016

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...

27 Jun 2016

Innovative technologies adds new dimension to transport
Innovative technologies adds new dimension to transport

The importance of improved technology to ensure that modern and reliable transport through the continent's corridors is fully and sustainably operational continues to grow...

27 Jun 2016

#YouthMonth: The creation of a connected Geekulcha
#YouthMonth: The creation of a connected Geekulcha

It was the era of mig33, Nokia 3310s and the much-loved Snake mobile game that ignited Geekulcha founder Mixo Ngoveni's love affair with technology...

By Lauren Hartzenberg 27 Jun 2016

MTN sells its 50% stake in Afrihost
MTN sells its 50% stake in Afrihost

Just two years after acquiring a controlling stake in the company, MTN South Africa has announced it will dispose of its 50,02% stake in Afrihost...

24 Jun 2016

A beginner's guide to digital transformation
A beginner's guide to digital transformation

Not a day goes by that leaders of mid-sized businesses are not bombarded in one way or another by the increasingly urgent need...

By Mark Geschke 22 Jun 2016

#WorldWiFiDay: Why CIOs should be concerned about spectrum
#WorldWiFiDay: Why CIOs should be concerned about spectrum

The CIO of any medium or large company today is a network operator. A Wi-Fi network operator competing for limited available bands with other network operators - which could be companies next door...

20 Jun 2016

Telkom fund to grow digital seedlings
Telkom fund to grow digital seedlings

Telkom has plans to establish a technology fund to invest in digital startups. The fund is part of new digital plans that the fixedline operator has introduced in an effort...

By Thabiso Mochiko 20 Jun 2016

#YouthMonth: 10 start-up pitfalls for young entrepreneurs to avoid
#YouthMonth: 10 start-up pitfalls for young entrepreneurs to avoid

Given South Africa's high youth unemployment rate, starting and growing a business could be a good choice, not only financially, but also mentally and socially...

15 Jun 2016

How does IT in a large corporate stay relevant and nimble?
How does IT in a large corporate stay relevant and nimble?

Seugnet van den Berg, MD of IT consulting firm Bizmod says that the IT departments in large corporations have a major challenge ahead of them: complicated and possibly even out-dated systems...

15 Jun 2016

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