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Leaderex 2018 drives digital transformation agenda

The focus for Leaderex 2018 is digital transformation...

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5 user applications that are ideal for satellite technology
5 user applications that are ideal for satellite technology

The rapid growth of fibre networks in SA is inspiring and is enabling the drive for all businesses and consumers to be online...

By Dawie de Wet 17 Aug 2018

#WomensMonth: The tech world is a growing opportunity for women
#WomensMonth: The tech world is a growing opportunity for women

Michelle Wynne, head of marketing for sub-Sahara Africa at HMD Global, shares her story on tackling the male-dominated tech industry...

By Evan-Lee Courie 17 Aug 2018

The building blocks required for a bright digital future
The building blocks required for a bright digital future

Connecting citizens enables the public sector to communicate effectively with the population, pre-empting certain events and making sure citizens are notified of critical information. But...

By Paige dos Santos 15 Aug 2018

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

The digital transformation of Africa's rail system
The digital transformation of Africa's rail system

The poor condition of rail infrastructure in many African countries is undermining the potential of rail systems to contribute to economic development...

By Gilbert Saggia 14 Aug 2018

Karien Bornheim, founder and CEO, Footprint Africa Business Solutions
Using IoT to solve the healthcare puzzle

Footprint Africa Business Solutions has moved from IoT development into healthcare by creating Doc-in-a-box...

13 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

SqwidNet set to drive IoT entrepreneurship
SqwidNet set to drive IoT entrepreneurship

Bringing small businesses' and entrepreneurs' ideas to life is the objective of SqwidNet's IoT Entrepreneurship Programme called (IoT)E - IoT to the power of E...

7 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

Ali Al Hashemi, CEO of Thuraya
Yahsat completes Thuraya acquisition

Yahsat's acquisition of Thuraya is set to catapult the global satellite operator into the mobile satellite services space...

6 Aug 2018

Image supplied. L to R: James Milne, Silicon Cape board member, Wesgro; Joslyn Links, Silicon Cape project administrator; Kerry Petrie, Silicon Cape, general manager; Boitumelo Menyatswe, Silicon Cape ecosystem manager; Sumarie Roodt, Silicon Cape chairperson, UCT and Zimkhita Buwa Silicon Cape treasurer, Britehouse
Silicon Cape launches innovation support model

Silicon Cape launches their new Africa-first strategic membership plan to enable the accelerated inclusion of tech startups...

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

Is Cape Town Africa's tech capital?
Is Cape Town Africa's tech capital?

A report reveals Cape Town as the most productive tech sector in Africa...

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

Urban migration driving innovation in smart city development
Urban migration driving innovation in smart city development

With two thirds of the world's population expected to live in urban areas by 2050, pressure on public services and infrastructure...

30 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 Africa can embrace an AI-enabled future
How Africa can embrace an AI-enabled future

AI is expected to create 2.3 million new jobs by 2020. Five ways to prepare for a future with artificial intelligence...

By Zoaib Hoosen 18 Jul 2018

AfricaCom.
AfricaCom 2018 launches conference, expos

Shaping Africa's digital future - AfricaCom launches free headliner conference tracks with worldclass speaker lineup...

16 Jul 2018

#MobileCommerce: How to manage sustainable omnichannel growth in retail
#MobileCommerce: How to manage sustainable omnichannel growth in retail

In today's consumer landscape, customers can shop from anywhere at any time. The proliferation of technology-driven purchasing means retailers are expected to keep up with the always-connected, digital-savvy shoppers...

By Mark Thomson 6 Jul 2018

IoT communication protocols: choosing the right one for you
IoT communication protocols: choosing the right one for you

The internet of things (IoT) is more than just a buzzword - new developments emerge all the time. But with so many different communications technologies available, those wanting to break into this space are faced with a dilemma...

By Darren Oxlee 5 Jul 2018

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This is the starting point for African smart cities

With over half the world's population currently living in urban metropoles and an estimated three million people moving into cities every week, it's safe to say that the concept of smart cities is becoming more crucial than ever...

By Byron Clatterbuck 4 Jul 2018

Photo by Misha Feshchak on Unsplash
New Wi-Fi study reveals importance for business, smart cities

Ruckus Networks and World Wide Worx recently released its 2018 Wi-Fi in South Africa study. The study focuses on the usage, priorities, intentions, and attitudes regarding Wi-Fi technology and its deployment in smart cities...

29 Jun 2018

This is why Silicon Valley is decamping to Algiers
This is why Silicon Valley is decamping to Algiers

According to Silicon Valley venture capitalists, the Algerian tech sector has untapped potential and the digital revolution is poised to have positive knock-on effects on the Algerian ecosystem...

27 Jun 2018

#MFGIndaba: Industry 4.0: good or bad for manufacturing?
#MFGIndaba: Industry 4.0: good or bad for manufacturing?

The two countries with the lowest employment in the world, Germany and Japan, are also home to the world's most automated manufacturing industries in the world...

By Danette Breitenbach 26 Jun 2018

Why smart transportation is a game changer for Africa
Why smart transportation is a game changer for Africa

Many of the approaches and technologies which combine to form a smart city are being applied from Cape Town through to Cairo...

By Sherry Zameer 22 Jun 2018

3.5 billion IoT cellular connections predicted for 2023 - Ericsson
3.5 billion IoT cellular connections predicted for 2023 - Ericsson

The latest edition of the Ericsson Mobility Report focuses on commercial rollouts of 5G and larger than previously forecasted deployments of cellular IoT...

18 Jun 2018

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