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Five ways tech can enhance government services
Five ways tech can enhance government services

Latest-generation enterprise technologies have the potential to improve financial and operational management within public sector entities...

By John Mokiti and Gavin Holme 18 Jan 2017

Genesys forum addresses the laws of innovation
Genesys forum addresses the laws of innovation

In an era of innovation, everyone has an opportunity to disrupt the market, but few will succeed. This is according to Henning du Preez...

17 Jan 2017

Vodacom launches free Facebook Flex service
Vodacom launches free Facebook Flex service

Vodacom has announced the launch of Facebook Flex, a new product that gives customers on the Vodacom network an opportunity to connect...

17 Jan 2017

New taxi app books a ride for Ivory Coast middle class
New taxi app books a ride for Ivory Coast middle class

In bustling Abidjan, a homegrown company has tapped into the global taxi app revolution that has spawned Uber and other online transport networks...

16 Jan 2017

Tech, media and telco predictions for 2017: Deloitte Africa
Tech, media and telco predictions for 2017: Deloitte Africa

Deloitte Africa predicts that over 300 million smartphones, or more than one fifth of units sold in 2017, will have machine learning capabilities within the device...

16 Jan 2017

Converting scale to value in the digital economy
Converting scale to value in the digital economy

The rise of the digital economy is developing at pace globally and is now probably the single most important driver of innovation and prosperity...

By Yusof Seedat 13 Jan 2017

Digital consumers show less brand loyalty
Digital consumers show less brand loyalty

Research across consumers in 12 countries finds those that prefer digital engagement channels to human customer service are more likely to switch brands...

12 Jan 2017

Recreating the spirit of Silicon Valley in South Africa
Recreating the spirit of Silicon Valley in South Africa

Silicon Valley. That magical place where employees not only work incredibly long hours but also get access to quirky benefits that create an environment...

12 Jan 2017

Does your ISP pass the speed test?
Does your ISP pass the speed test?

The internet is an essential part of our daily activities, at home and at work. As a result, the performance of your internet connection can significantly affect productivity...

By Calvin Collett 12 Jan 2017

#BizTrends2017: Wi-Fi ushering in the era of South African connectivity
#BizTrends2017: Wi-Fi ushering in the era of South African connectivity

Connectivity is all around us. Whether it is fixed-line, mobile, or wireless, South African business users and consumers have embraced the benefits...

By Riaan Graham 11 Jan 2017

#BizTrends2017: Embracing a changing digital world in 2017
#BizTrends2017: Embracing a changing digital world in 2017

Even though the past year has seen the strengthening of several 'traditional' technology trends such as cloud computing, big data, and predictive analytics...

By Natassia Badenhorst 11 Jan 2017

#BizTrends2017: Digitalisation - a business critical move in 2017
#BizTrends2017: Digitalisation - a business critical move in 2017

Business as we know it has changed; it is all about collaboration, connectivity and mobility, and of course, for these to work hand in hand there is a real need...

By Gavin Meyer 11 Jan 2017

Smart home hardware and services revenue to exceed $190bn by 2021
Smart home hardware and services revenue to exceed $190bn by 2021

According to new data from Juniper Research, revenues from smart home hardware and services will reach $83 billion this year...

10 Jan 2017

#BizTrends2017: Becoming digital
#BizTrends2017: Becoming digital

2016 was a year that can be characterised less by technological innovations and more about businesses embracing the digital revolution...

By Jessie Rudd 9 Jan 2017

#BizTrends2017: Who will be the Tim Noakes of IT?
#BizTrends2017: Who will be the Tim Noakes of IT?

Tim Noakes spent the majority of his professional career espousing a high-carb low-fat (HCLF) diet. He wrote books, he started the Sports Science Institute, he ran marathons...

By Alan Knott-Craig 9 Jan 2017

#BizTrends2017: Top bandwidth trends for 2017
#BizTrends2017: Top bandwidth trends for 2017

South Africa is in the midst of a very interesting bandwidth era where connectivity entrenches itself firmly as the third utility alongside power and water...

By Warren Bonheim 9 Jan 2017

Ideagen software to enhance aviation safety at Air Transat
Ideagen software to enhance aviation safety at Air Transat

Ideagen Enlighten will be rolled out across Air Transat, allowing safety investigation and senior management teams to analyse safety data in real-time...

5 Jan 2017

IT investments for airport security a top priority globally
IT investments for airport security a top priority globally

According to the 2016 Airport IT Trends Survey, airports are placing a higher priority on IT investments for passenger and airport security...

4 Jan 2017

Managing the attack surface of a smart city
Managing the attack surface of a smart city

Smart cities are being planned the world over. Technology development always goes through two phases for any new discipline...

By Paul Williams 29 Dec 2016

Have you met Lufthansa's chatbot yet?
Have you met Lufthansa's chatbot yet?

The Lufthansa Group recently launched Mildred, a chatbot that helps travellers find the cheapest flights...

29 Dec 2016

CyberLogic eyes expansion in 2017
CyberLogic eyes expansion in 2017

Cape Town-based IT services firm CyberLogic is set to refresh its brand, expand its footprint and take new services to market in 2017...

29 Dec 2016

Community Tablet set to accelerate digital inclusion in rural Mozambique
Community Tablet set to accelerate digital inclusion in rural Mozambique

The internet is a key enabler of social development and education. While internet services have shown phenomenal success in other parts of the world...

28 Dec 2016

The case for satellite internet in Africa
The case for satellite internet in Africa

In Africa, technologies of all types are evolving rapidly, with one exception - internet access. With around only 170 million users, internet penetration remains low...

By Dawie de Wet 23 Dec 2016

Axilspot announces expansion to MEA and Africa
Axilspot announces expansion to MEA and Africa

Axilspot, a global vendor in enterprise wireless networking, has announced the launch of its operations in the Middle East and Africa region...

22 Dec 2016

New mobile app for job hunters
New mobile app for job hunters

Recruitment agency, Shide Consulting, with the help of Digital Society, has launched Toggle - a new mobile app that allows users to build their CVs and connect with the agency's database...

21 Dec 2016

Our devices are talking... but are we listening?
Our devices are talking... but are we listening?

More and more, the devices we buy are talking to one another. Consumer and industrial original electronics manufacturers alike are building 'smart' devices...

By Adam Mayer 21 Dec 2016

Five backup mistakes you might be making
Five backup mistakes you might be making

High availability does not a business strategy make. The continued survival of a business is not just about protecting against downtime, but ensuring data redundancy...

By Anthea Nadin 20 Dec 2016

Vast digital transformation expected
Vast digital transformation expected

According to a new report, digital transformation sits atop the strategic agenda for enterprises...

20 Dec 2016

The time to reimagine your business model is now
The time to reimagine your business model is now

"When you're finished changing, you're finished," said the wise Benjamin Franklin. But we don't need to take his word for it...

By Brett Parker 15 Dec 2016

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