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Cut down the cost of mobile app development

Mobile apps have become a necessary choice for almost all businesses. When building your business mobile app, you want to ensure its quality using cost effective methods...

By Himanshu Mehra 10 hours ago

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The Maker Movement and patenting concerns

It's the golden age of invention, thanks to the new Maker Movement, 3D printing and the ease of prototyping. That's good news for inventors...

By Boris Dzhingarov, Issued by Monetary Library 2 days ago

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Dangers of rental and long-term contracts

Whilst companies have no option but to embrace technology, to take advantage of the efficiencies and cost savings it has to offer, they need to avoid long-term contracts...

By George Golding 2 days ago

#DesignMonth: A virtual solution for financial inclusion
#DesignMonth: A virtual solution for financial inclusion

The mobile payment space is an exciting one right now; and with on-demand services like UBER...

By Lauren Hartzenberg 2 days ago

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Key trends shaping telecoms of the future

The telecoms industry is currently one of the leading growth sectors in the global economy for a number of different reasons, including the emergence...

By Eckart Zollner 2 days ago

#DesignMonth: Getting people where they want to go
#DesignMonth: Getting people where they want to go

Urged by unreliable public transport and a desperate need to get to class on time, Devin de Vries and Chris King started an innovative company...

By Cari Van Wyk 5 Feb 2016

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Secrets to success in database company startups

Toying with the idea of starting a database company? Worried about the success or failure of embarking on such a venture? What if I told you that you could easily succeed...

By David Wicks 4 Feb 2016

Can technology-enabled collaborative consumption drive prosperity in Africa?
Can technology-enabled collaborative consumption drive prosperity in Africa?

The last few years has seen a substantial rise in wealth accumulation in the global commerce. Oxfam indicates that by 2016, the wealthiest 1% of the world population...

By Ntando Kubheka 3 Feb 2016

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Businesses can future-proof networks by consolidating solutions

Inspired by a TED Talk on simplifying life, I recently set out to declutter my house. I wasn't even halfway through and had already gathered a mountain of devices and gadgets...

By Martin Walshaw 1 Feb 2016

Boris Dzhingarov
The benefits of hiring a telephone answering service

A customer service department can be an expensive venture that takes time. A faster solution would be to hire a telephone answering service to handle your inbound calls...

By Boris Dzhingarov, Issued by Monetary Library 28 Jan 2016

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Software is key for a successful business

For a company that deals with customers every day (hopefully that's everyone!), the software your company utilises will make or break your business...

By Hicks Crawford 27 Jan 2016

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Harnessing technology in business

Long gone are the days when technology was the IT guys' problem. Today technology and IT have risen in importance in companies and if they are not in the boardroom...

By Danette Breitenbach 22 Jan 2016

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Face 2016 with a proactive attitude of security awareness

It is a fact that cyber attacks are growing more sophisticated. Protecting a company's information and data seems to be an arduous and complicated task...

By Carey van Vlaanderen 22 Jan 2016

Impacting the economy one micro job at a time
Impacting the economy one micro job at a time

Revolutionary micro-jobbing platform, M4JAM, provides companies, brands, etc. with real-time data and consumer insights and contributes to the growing data economy...

By Cari Van Wyk 22 Jan 2016

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Broadband a small part of the solution to digital divide

It is evident that telecommunications and connectivity within developed countries is continually gaining impetus, becoming more advanced...

By Eckart Zollner 21 Jan 2016

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Time for CIOs and CEOs to work together on email security

Email is a vital communication medium for business but it also creates a doorway for potentially undesirable elements - from spam and malware to phishers...

By Simeon Tassev 21 Jan 2016

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API economy puts a new spin on solving old problems

Application program interface (API) is becoming a buzzword in the IT world. According to Wikipedia, API is 'a set of routines, protocols, and tools for building software applications'...

By Sven Hammar 21 Jan 2016

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Five security resolutions to keep this year

Resolutions. Everyone makes them but not everyone sticks to them. But when it comes to IT security, organisations cannot afford to be complacent...

By Martin Walshaw 21 Jan 2016

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Cybercrime on the rise - banking survey

Today the concern for banks is not so much that the bank vault will be empty, but that the IT system will be empty. Every day, several times a day...

By Danette Breitenbach 20 Jan 2016

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Programmatic advertising at its best with data-driven tactics

Data is becoming increasingly important to how we perceive the world. How we utilise it, to interpret things that matter, depends on the kind of technology...

By Preethi Vagadia 20 Jan 2016

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RIP branch router

The widespread adoption of this hybrid IT infrastructure model will lead to 2016 becoming the year when the branch office ends its relationship with an old friend - the router...

By Wimpie van Rensburg 19 Jan 2016

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Tech for the people 2016

So what does 2016 hold for the technology landscape? I believe it will focus on the individual, rather than the masses for a start...

By Martin Walshaw 19 Jan 2016

[BizTrends 2016] Security high on the agenda for 2016
[BizTrends 2016] Security high on the agenda for 2016

I believe securing data and controlling access will join the likes of the Internet of Things and information management as one of the most influential trends...

By Warren Olivier 18 Jan 2016

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[BizTrends 2016] Fibre as the quantum shift for technology

By now, the vast majority of South Africans, be they consumers or business owners, have heard about the fibre revolution that is taking hold of the country...

By Shane Chorley 18 Jan 2016

[BizTrends 2016] Digital transformation: top 10 technology trends of 2016
[BizTrends 2016] Digital transformation: top 10 technology trends of 2016

Technology has driven a revolution in the way people work, play, interact and even how they think. Evolving technology has opened up new business models...

By Kim Andersen 18 Jan 2016

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[BizTrends 2016] Top five ICT trends 2016

Businesses have to adapt and readapt continuously to keep up with or stay ahead of change. Either that or fall behind and fall away...

By Cari Van Wyk 18 Jan 2016

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Visibility is key to successful security

Despite the increase in prevalence of data breaches, the majority of enterprises in South Africa are simply not doing enough to prevent these attacks...

By Saurabh Kumar 15 Jan 2016

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Remain POPI compliant with DLP

With the advent of stringent data protection laws such as POPI, the potential fallout should data be lost or stolen is even more potentially catastrophic...

By Anton Vukic 11 Jan 2016

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CX demands to be harnessed by analytics

Gen D, the digital generation, demands more of organisations across a growing number of digital channels...

By Deon Scheepers 8 Jan 2016

SD-WAN: Agile enabler of enterprise movement towards the cloud
SD-WAN: Agile enabler of enterprise movement towards the cloud

Today, businesses are increasingly mixing off-premises assets with existing IT infrastructure. The internet is becoming the backbone of enterprise communications...

By Wimpie van Rensburg 7 Jan 2016

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