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Leaderex 2018 drives digital transformation agenda

The focus for Leaderex 2018 is digital transformation...

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Can Ramaphosa breathe new life into SA's digital economy?
Can Ramaphosa breathe new life into SA's digital economy?

David Meintjes asks the question, "Can President Ramaphosa breathe new life into South Africa's Digital Economy?"

By David Meintjes 15 Aug 2018

Sonja Weber, lead delivery solution manager at T-Systems South Africa
5 steps you can't skip if you're thinking 'cloud'

Cloud is here! It's happening. The question should not be whether or not you are prepared, but...

By Sonja Weber 15 Aug 2018

Bernard Ford, One Channel CEO
Where is the cloud?

Cloud creates an impression that it is a distant service, delivered over external networks to one's business. This is not entirely true...

By Bernard Ford 13 Aug 2018

Jeanne Viljoen, project director for practice at Saica
SMPs have their heads in the cloud

Making use of 'the cloud' to fulfil the accounting function has many benefits both to small medium practitioners (SMPs) and their clients, the primary one being increased productivity...

7 Aug 2018

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Mobile banking Trojan modifications reach all-time high

According to Kaspersky Lab's Q2 IT threat evolution report, mobile banking Trojans have hit an all-time high...

6 Aug 2018

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What's holding SA back from the public cloud?

The 2018 Right Scale State of the Cloud report indicates 81% of enterprises have a multi-cloud strategy and predicts 66% of cloud users intend on growing their cloud spend by 20%. But, what about the local market?

By Johan Scheepers 6 Aug 2018

What every business owner should know about migrating to the cloud
What every business owner should know about migrating to the cloud

Many savvy business owners are embracing the global shift to cloud-based technology models, but there are a few things you should know...

By Aaron Thornton 3 Aug 2018

How can data integration pave the way towards Industry 4.0?
How can data integration pave the way towards Industry 4.0?

More and more manufacturers around the globe are developing smart factories by leveraging smart sensors, big data, and artificial intelligence...

By Kerry Hope 2 Aug 2018

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Gemalto, Entrust Datacard extend partnership

Gemalto and Entrust Datacard's longstanding partnership will include a secure framework for internet-connected devices...

1 Aug 2018

Israel's plan to accelerate innovation in sports tech
Israel's plan to accelerate innovation in sports tech

For a country not particularly known for success in the competitive sporting arena, Israel's high-tech prowess is helping to establish the nation as the Silicon Valley of sports tech...

By Lauren Hartzenberg 31 Jul 2018

Call for nominations: 2018 MTN Women in ICT - Partnership for Change Awards
Call for nominations: 2018 MTN Women in ICT - Partnership for Change Awards

Members of the industry, businesses and other organisations outside of the industry, mentors, teachers, lecturers and individuals are encouraged to nominate phenomenal women in ICT before 12 August 2018...

26 Jul 2018

Never Ncube is the newly appointed Chief Executive Officer of Dandemutande.
Seizing opportunities in Zimbabwe's new era

As Zimbabwe courts investors and ramps up efforts to create a business-friendly environment, connectivity and communication will be key to forging a path towards the country's digital future...

By Never Ncube 19 Jul 2018

How to overcome the 6 biggest barriers to SAP cloud migration
How to overcome the 6 biggest barriers to SAP cloud migration

Despite the compelling advantages of the cloud, many local businesses are still nervous to modernise and migrate their SAP ERP systems...

By Zelda Klaver 19 Jul 2018

Cloud technology is the key to personalise South Africa's travel experiences
Cloud technology is the key to personalise South Africa's travel experiences

Chantel Troskie, customer experience senior sales manager at Oracle takes a look at technologies the travel industry is turning to for a superior, connected customer experience...

By Chantel Troskie 26 Jun 2018

#YouthMonth: GirlCode seeks to narrow tech industry gender gap with AWS
#YouthMonth: GirlCode seeks to narrow tech industry gender gap with AWS

Initially launched as a hackathon specifically for women, GirlCode has flourished...

By Sindy Peters 14 Jun 2018

Kate Mollett
Welcome to a hyper-available South Africa

The imminent arrival of two Microsoft Azure data centres on local shores means organisations across industry sectors are re-evaluating their availability strategies...

By Kate Mollett 11 Jun 2018

How do cloud priorities differ in African markets?
How do cloud priorities differ in African markets?

When it comes to hosting and accessing applications in the cloud, businesses in South Africa have very different priorities to those in Kenya and Nigeria...

By Matthew Barker 6 Jun 2018

5 key ingredients for long-term digital success
5 key ingredients for long-term digital success

The fourth industrial revolution continues to disrupt how businesses operate with creative, digital start-ups challenging established organisations...

30 May 2018

5 security and risk management trends you need to pay attention to
5 security and risk management trends you need to pay attention to

Security - once merely a small part of enterprise IT - is now a significant function, crucial for organisational success. This has elevated the role of security and risk management (SRM) leaders...

By Peter Firstbrook 29 May 2018

Why Cape Town's SMEs should drive the shift to remote working
Why Cape Town's SMEs should drive the shift to remote working

As part of the city's efforts to save water, remote working solutions can play a key role...

By Colin Thornton 21 May 2018

Brett St Clair
#AfricaMonth: The time to become a disruptor is now

Are African businesses ready to become disruptors? Disruption is a trendy term - but disruption has been around since the big bang, and we've seen it operating through time at different scales...

By Brett St Clair 15 May 2018

Christian Hagner
Tackling fears and misconceptions about cloud security and compliance

We speak to many CIOs and CTOs about the cloud, and I often walk into a room where I see folded arms as I start talking about cloud benefits. I realise that the only reason I'm in the room is because the audience has a KPI set by their CEO/CFO...

By Christian Hagner 26 Apr 2018

12 top young African tech leaders of tomorrow
12 top young African tech leaders of tomorrow

Africa is fast becoming a key global tech market, and many of the tech leaders of tomorrow are emerging from the continent with Africa's international ambitions and potential firmly in their grasp...

By Peter Pedroncelli 24 Apr 2018

14-18 May 2018 is Business Continuity Awareness Week
14-18 May 2018 is Business Continuity Awareness Week

The annual Business Continuity Awareness Week (BCAW), taking place from 14 to 18 May 2018, is a global event facilitated by the Business Continuity Institute to raise awareness of the latest trends in business continuity...

19 Apr 2018

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VW to set up software development centre in Lisbon

Volkswagen Group is creating a software development centre for Volkswagen Group IT and Mand Truck and Bus AG in Lisbon, Portugal...

18 Apr 2018

Innovo Networks launches 'business in a box'
Innovo Networks launches 'business in a box'

Cape Town-based ICT provider, Innovo Networks, has launched a 'business in a box' product toolkit (#Bizzbox) for small businesses...

17 Apr 2018

IT Leaders Africa Summit to focus on the evolution of the CIO
IT Leaders Africa Summit to focus on the evolution of the CIO

The ninth Annual IT Leaders Africa Summit, which is taking place from 9-10 May 2018 in Cape Town, will zoom in on the evolution of the African CIO...

16 Apr 2018

20 out of 65 Seedstars Summit finalists from Africa
20 out of 65 Seedstars Summit finalists from Africa

With the Seedstars World Summit taking place on Thursday, 12 April 2018, the organisers have announced the final 65 finalists that will get the chance to pitch their ideas on the global stage. 20 out of the 65 finalists are from Africa...

By Ilse van den Berg 11 Apr 2018

SA's IoT.nxt partners Dell for business digitisation
SA's IoT.nxt partners Dell for business digitisation

South African internet of things (IoT) innovator IoT.nxt and global technology and computing hardware giant Dell have signed a strategic partnership that will allow companies to rapidly digitise their business operations and make IoT solutions a reality...

By Tom Jackson 4 Apr 2018

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