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#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

Why open-source technology Kubernetes is leading the way
Why open-source technology Kubernetes is leading the way

Dieter Rosch, a BBD executive, explains why Kubernetes is leading the way as a global open-source container orchestration platform with easy to deploy, scale, and manage containers...

3 Apr 2018

How to start a business with a smartphone and no seed capital
How to start a business with a smartphone and no seed capital

The smartphone has perhaps become one of the greatest gifts to an entrepreneur looking to launch a business on little to no seed capital...

By Jesse Weinberg 29 Mar 2018

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Data: The fertiliser that will feed Africa's agricultural transformation

Everywhere we look, technology is being touted as the enabler of a new era of African agricultural prosperity. But how should we, as a continent, approach the adoption of digital technologies across the agricultural value chain...

By Dr Gilbert Saggia 28 Mar 2018

Prioritise keeping your Bitcoin safe, secure, and available
Prioritise keeping your Bitcoin safe, secure, and available

When I was a child, the prospect of going to a theme park was a wild and exhilarating experience, however now it doesn't quite stir up the same feelings! Similarly, the ownership of cryptocurrency isn't the rollercoaster ride it used to be even though it is still perilous.

By Claude Schuck 16 Mar 2018

Closing the open source skills gap through graduate development
Closing the open source skills gap through graduate development

SUSE, Axiz and CTU Training Solutions are launching a joint graduate programme designed to fill the rare open source skills gap that lies within digital and technology sectors...

14 Mar 2018

Applications open for Top Tech Tools for Women in Business
Applications open for Top Tech Tools for Women in Business

The ten-week 2018 Top Tech Tools for Women in Business course, hosted by the Cape Innovation and Technology Initiative, in partnership with the City of Cape Town, will kick off on 4 April 2018...

12 Mar 2018

EOH ties disparate workforce together with Igloo
EOH ties disparate workforce together with Igloo

EOH has partnered with Igloo to bring to South Africa simple, yet sophisticated tools to manage employee collaboration, communication and knowledge...

Issued by EOH Coastal 8 Mar 2018

Morne Bekker
Why car manufacturers need to change their outlook on the future

The world is changing. We are living in a new era and the new age calls for business re-invention, particularly for car manufacturers...

By Morne Bekker 5 Mar 2018

Louis Koen
Is the cost of cloud migration really worth it?

In a recent poll* by Unisys which canvassed 400 businesses in eight countries, only 59% conducted a formal analysis of the potential ROI of cloud migration. However, 80% of respondents expected cost savings from shifting to cloud-based systems...

By Louis Koen 22 Feb 2018

Africa Tech Summit kicks off in Kigali
Africa Tech Summit kicks off in Kigali

The Africa Tech Summit kicked off in Kigali, Rwanda, yesterday, 14 February 2018, bringing together over 250 delegates to discuss key opportunities and challenges emerging across the continent's tech space...

By Gabriella Mulligan 15 Feb 2018

Brett St Clair
Your guide to the top three cloud computing trends of 2018

Digital transformation continues to grow with a predicted spend of $1.7 globally by 2019, a massive 42% increase on 2017 spend (IDC 2017). It is a given that cloud computing services will gain a phenomenal market share in Africa this year...

By Brett St Clair 8 Feb 2018

City's digital technology 'request for ideas' closes 16 February
City's digital technology 'request for ideas' closes 16 February

The City of Cape Town's call for submissions on how it can make use of digital technology and data to enhance its performance and enable residents and businesses to engage more actively with the city, closes on 16 February 2018...

1 Feb 2018

#BizTrends2018: Welcoming a new era of availability
#BizTrends2018: Welcoming a new era of availability

From end-users, all the way through to enterprise-size businesses; virtualisation (and its associated impact on availability) will reach a tipping point and become standard business practice...

By Claude Schuck 22 Jan 2018

From registry books to AI: The evolution of tech in the hospitality industry
From registry books to AI: The evolution of tech in the hospitality industry

Technology in the hospitality space has come a long way since the 1950s. Looking forward, it is important to appreciate the development that the hospitality industry previously underwent and what future innovations may hold...

19 Jan 2018

Top takeaways from Consumers Electronics Show
Top takeaways from Consumers Electronics Show

The 2018 Consumer Electronics Show, which concluded Friday in Las Vegas, drew some 4,000 exhibitors from dozens of countries and more than 170,000 attendees, showcased some of the latest from the technology world.

15 Jan 2018

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