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There's no code like the low code
There's no code like the low code

The growing need for mobile and web applications is driving development teams away from hand-coding to a new breed of application platforms. They are moving to platforms that accelerate app delivery across a multi-channel environment and that includes mobile and web applications.

30 Oct 2014 08:45

Driving transformation through innovation for public sector service delivery
Driving transformation through innovation for public sector service delivery

Service delivery is at the heart of the government's mandate, and technology is a key enabler in improving service delivery. However, technology alone is not a silver bullet.

By Tendai Innocent Khumalo 28 Oct 2014 14:18

Managed services born again in Africa
Managed services born again in Africa

The notion of managed IT services is not new, but thanks to the ever-evolving nature of technology and the rapid growth of cloud services in Africa, managed services has in effect been born again.

24 Oct 2014 10:02

Email and SMS from one platform set to assist marketers
Email and SMS from one platform set to assist marketers

TotalSend has launched SMS and email sending via a single channel. This multi-channel platform allows TotalSend to assist marketers who are increasingly looking to connect with customers on mobile devices...

21 Oct 2014 05:47

Trade event brings Portuguese technology to SA
Trade event brings Portuguese technology to SA

Future Pavilion Cape Town 2014 will bring a host of innovative technology products, solutions and services from Portugal to South Africa in November...

Issued by Tumbleweed Communications 14 Oct 2014 14:03

Jessie Rudd
A new marketing era?

Discovery Insure has a really nifty little gadget that it attaches to your car when you take out insurance: a tracking device that can also measure the impact on your car...

By Jessie Rudd 8 Oct 2014 08:31

Tech4Africa turns five. Feels all grown up and SxSW like
Tech4Africa turns five. Feels all grown up and SxSW like

In 2006 when founder Gareth Knight first conceived of Tech4Africa, his vision was to bring SxSW to Africa, so that people wouldn't have to travel to Austin to soak up the knowledge, inspiration and networking it is well known for...

Issued by Tech4Africa 2 Oct 2014 14:52

Sage acquires SkillsMap
Sage acquires SkillsMap

Sage South Africa has acquired SkillsMap - a cloud-based, end-to-end recruitment solution that offers organisations direct access to top talent in Africa and abroad - to broaden its payroll and HR offering with a comprehensive recruitment solution.

2 Oct 2014 12:09

The benefits of migrating your business operations to the cloud
The benefits of migrating your business operations to the cloud

From providing scalability on demand to empowering the mobility of the workforce, cloud computing offers a host of benefits to both organisations and users. The business case for adopting cloud computing is becoming clear for large organisations, but the path to adoption for SMBs is less clear.

By Francois Smith 30 Sep 2014 13:19

BA adds new features to app
BA adds new features to app

British Airways is keeping customers 'appy', with new features introduced to its iPhone app.

25 Sep 2014 11:55

What to keep in mind when designing websites for start-ups
What to keep in mind when designing websites for start-ups

So, this is it! You've spent a lot of time, money, and energy on getting your start-up company up and running. Doesn't make any difference if you're offering a dog walking service, or manufacturing components for a nuclear generator. This is yours and you want to show it to the world in its best possible light! And how do you do that? By making sure your website is designed to turn browsers into buyers.

25 Sep 2014 10:48

Dimension Data sponsors MAD Charity
Dimension Data sponsors MAD Charity

Dimension Data has joined MAD Charity as an official supporting sponsor. The three-year sponsorship will support MAD's annual national golf days in Joburg, Cape Town and Durban, and will be pivotal in growing the charity's support programmes through various hosted events.

23 Sep 2014 14:58

E-discovery set to save money and time
E-discovery set to save money and time

A new e-discovery platform has been brought to SA by data-processing company LexTrado. It will dramatically reduce costs and save time for all parties in legal proceedings.

22 Sep 2014 09:13

Digital revolution will impact on Africa's banking sector
Digital revolution will impact on Africa's banking sector

In emerging markets, mobile money services have the power to simplify lives and transform them by addressing the unbanked or underserved population in Africa.

By Frederic Guillou 17 Sep 2014 08:28

Ignite launches cloud accounting service

Ignite, the online ICT platform for small and medium businesses, powered by pan-African telecommunications provider Internet Solutions (IS), has announced the launch of its new Cloud Accounting service that is targeted at small and medium accounting firms and small to medium sized businesses (SMEs).

16 Sep 2014 12:21

Technology to improve service delivery
Technology to improve service delivery

The Department of Telecommunications and Postal Services says government will use technology more effectively to improve service delivery in the country.

3 Sep 2014 09:17

Paul Fick
Consolidating ICT infrastructure following mergers, acquisitions

Mergers and acquisitions are useful when it comes to helping organisations to achieve business objectives. However, this strategy has the potential to create enormous complexity when it comes to consolidating the operations of the two disparate organisations involved in the merger or acquisition.

By Paul Fick 29 Aug 2014 11:21

Jasco Enterprise sharpens focus, enhances customer service
Jasco Enterprise sharpens focus, enhances customer service

As part of its on-going commitment to enhancing customer service while ensuring business sustainability and critical mass, Jasco Enterprise has announced the consolidation of its various coastal offices into a single Coastal division which will span the Western and Eastern Capes as well as Kwa-Zulu Natal.

27 Aug 2014 10:28

Connected home entertainment devices pose a security threat
Connected home entertainment devices pose a security threat

David Jacoby, security analyst at Kaspersky Lab, conducted a research experiment in his living room to find out how safe his home is in terms of cyber security.

26 Aug 2014 16:19

Forget where you parked? There's an app for that
Forget where you parked? There's an app for that

Dude, where did I park my car? Apple is apparently trying to answer that question with a new app that will work even when GPS reception is poor...

By TJ Strydom 26 Aug 2014 10:51

When IPv6 changed the world
When IPv6 changed the world

As 2013 drew to a close, Deloitte unleashed their Tech Trends report that emphasised how important it is for the business to plan for IPv6. This is not something that is exclusive to the bright internet lights of the USA, China and Europe, it is essential to connected computing across the globe and South Africa is still far, far behind.

By John Eigelaar 25 Aug 2014 10:03

South African Internet Map launched
South African Internet Map launched

The South African Internet Map, launched this month, provides an overview of the largest websites in South Africa, based on statistics from Effective Measure.

22 Aug 2014 12:21

Discussing the future of Africa at the GIL Conference 2014
Discussing the future of Africa at the GIL Conference 2014

Last week saw the convergence of leaders in various industries at the Table Bay Hotel in Cape Town for the Growth, Innovation and Leadership Conference hosted by Frost & Sullivan.

By Cari Van Wyk 21 Aug 2014 10:06

Blue Label Telecoms revenue up to R19.4bn
Blue Label Telecoms revenue up to R19.4bn

Mobile telecommunications and payments specialist Blue Label Telecoms reported increased headline earnings per share (HEPS) of 67.98 cents a share for the year to May or revenue that was up by 2% to R19.4bn.

21 Aug 2014 09:36

Impress potential employers with Impress Me
Impress potential employers with Impress Me

Impress Me is a video based mobile application that is set revolutionise the recruitment process as we know it. Visually impress potential employers, and tell them why you are right for the job, by submitting an unique video clip of yourself.

20 Aug 2014 08:56

Grovel, grovel, Telkom's in trouble
Grovel, grovel, Telkom's in trouble

There's a story about Jacques Schindehütte, Telkom's devil-may-care former finance boss, that provides a measure of the man.

By Rob Rose 19 Aug 2014 06:56

Icasa announces cost standard
Icasa announces cost standard

The Independent Communications Authority of South Africa has announced that it has adopted the Long-Run Incremental Cost Plus ("LRIC+) to determine voice call termination costs.

18 Aug 2014 12:41

Insight for the insurance industry
Insight for the insurance industry

A tidal wave of data is drowning the enterprise. A terabyte, maybe two a few years ago, has grown to several petabytes for the larger entities and most cannot cope with the speed and velocity at which this data is coming at them. Moreover, the vast majority of the data is unstructured, meaning that some 80% of data isn't stored in manageable and easy-to-use databases.

14 Aug 2014 14:27

StatPro to support the education of underprivileged children
StatPro to support the education of underprivileged children

StatPro Group the AIM listed provider of cloud-based portfolio analytics for the global asset management industry, pledges to support the education of underprivileged children in the Western Cape, Cape Town.

8 Aug 2014 13:14

New backup solution in Africa
New backup solution in Africa

NETCB, a certified partner for SEP in Africa, has introduced SEP sesam, a backup and disaster recovery solution that is 'set-and-forget' technology. Companies can now protect their data quickly and efficiently with SEP's secure backup, restore and disaster recovery solution.

6 Aug 2014 09:34

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