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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

Nominations open for IT Personality, Visionary CIO 2014 awards - ITWeb
Nominations open for IT Personality, Visionary CIO 2014 awards

ITWeb has announced that nominations for the annual IT Personality and Visionary CIO awards are now open...

Issued by ITWeb 5 Aug 2014 09:26

The green gap for IT service providers
The green gap for IT service providers

Although South African businesses seem to consider green IT a low priority, there nevertheless is a strong demand for assistance in moving towards implementing dedicated green IT budgets, strategies and solutions.

5 Aug 2014 06:57

Bland cellphones make a brick look interesting
Bland cellphones make a brick look interesting

Walk into a mobile retailer today and you'll be greeted by a wall of phones, many of them black, almost all of them drab slabs of plastic with large touch screens...

By Duncan McLeod 5 Aug 2014 05:54

Sentech workers strike for 13th cheque
Sentech workers strike for 13th cheque

State-owned broadcasting signal distributor Sentech said yesterday its employees have embarked on a strike over wages.

30 Jul 2014 11:49

Teraco remains a hub for global players
Teraco remains a hub for global players

Launched two years ago, the Africa Cloud eXchange (ACX) from Teraco Data Centre Environments now provides access to 54 African countries via local and global carriers. ACX aims to provide...

29 Jul 2014 08:44

Rob Lith
Mobile billing goes nuts, but consumers can fight back

Notice anything funny about your cellular bill lately? If so, you may have been blind-sided by prevailing mobile data trends.

By Rob Lith 29 Jul 2014 06:55

Security a risk for 'Internet of Things'
Security a risk for 'Internet of Things'

Not long ago cloud computing and "bring your own device" to work began to change the way businesses and individuals used technology. This is now expanding to include the concept of the "Internet of Things" (IoT).

By Thabiso Mochiko 28 Jul 2014 10:45

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