Latest showcases

More showcases...
#YouthMonth: Intelligent geyser to give SA a handle on resource consumption
#YouthMonth: Intelligent geyser to give SA a handle on resource consumption

The WRC hosted a Youth and Water Entrepreneurship dialogue which saw youth entrepreneurs pitching their water innovations to experts and leaders...

By Cari Van Wyk 1 day ago

Data demands of the digital entrepreneur
Data demands of the digital entrepreneur

In the digital world, a new breed of entrepreneur has been created - one that is able to capitalise on an Always-On environment. This entrepreneur has grown up as part of the connected generation...

By Rick Vanover 1 day ago

#YouthMonth: The creation of a connected Geekulcha
#YouthMonth: The creation of a connected Geekulcha

It was the era of mig33, Nokia 3310s and the much-loved Snake mobile game that ignited Geekulcha founder Mixo Ngoveni's love affair with technology...

By Lauren Hartzenberg 2 days ago

Boris Dzhingarov
Finding the best web hosting for your company

The average person on the street doesn't even really know what web hosting does. Fortunately, it's not actually that hard to understand. Here are some things to look for in a great web host...

By Boris Dzhingarov, Issued by Monetary Library 23 Jun 2016

Yolande Steyn
Radical is the new normal at FNB

The whole payment mechanism space is evolving, and Innovation is not about cool gimmicks, but rather creating a meaningful internal and external environment...

By Nicci Botha 22 Jun 2016

A beginner's guide to digital transformation
A beginner's guide to digital transformation

Not a day goes by that leaders of mid-sized businesses are not bombarded in one way or another by the increasingly urgent need...

By Mark Geschke 22 Jun 2016

Fulfilling the promise of blockchain
Fulfilling the promise of blockchain

An internet of finance. The renaissance of money. If the previous decade was the age of mobile banking, the next looks set to be the era of blockchain. No other technology has more potential...

By Lee Naik 20 Jun 2016

Combatting the evil Internet of Things
Combatting the evil Internet of Things

A recent survey of over 400 global IT security pros revealed that fears over the security of connected devices has risen sharply since last year. 86% of respondents...

By Peter Reid 15 Jun 2016

Beyond the cloud: the new order of business
Beyond the cloud: the new order of business

After a slow start in South Africa, cloud adoption is picking up fast, following global trends in which spend on cloud services is rapidly doubling and even tripling...

By Andre le Roux 14 Jun 2016

IT as energy - changing the outsource vs insource debate
IT as energy - changing the outsource vs insource debate

Information technology (IT) as energy is not a new concept but has been spoken about in the 90s and the early 2000's. It is the analogy were IT services can be regarded in a similar light to energy...

By AJ Hartenberg 10 Jun 2016

10 steps to data-driven success
10 steps to data-driven success

Over the past few years, the time organisations have at their disposal to make crucial decisions has been drastically reduced. According to a study by IDC, 42% of managers...

By Davide Hanan 10 Jun 2016

Introducing Lengau: Africa's fastest super computer
Introducing Lengau: Africa's fastest super computer

Yesterday saw the unveiling of a new petascale system by the Centre for High Performance Computing...

By Lauren Hartzenberg 8 Jun 2016

Lay the foundation for advanced cyber security tech
Lay the foundation for advanced cyber security tech

It's safe to say that doing business in a digital world without cyber security is not a smart move. Obviously all businesses have some sort of online presence and, whether email or e-commerce...

By Simeon Tassev 7 Jun 2016

Our turnaround is done, Telkom declares
Our turnaround is done, Telkom declares

Despite reporting a further 6,5% decline in the number of fixed lines in service to just 3,2m, Telkom has declared that it has completed a three-year turnaround strategy and is now ready for growth...

By Duncan McLeod 6 Jun 2016

Holding your phone hostage - how ransomware went mobile
Holding your phone hostage - how ransomware went mobile

Imitation is a quick way to learn, which is why mobile malware is evolving so rapidly - it frequently imitates attack behaviours and trends that were first trialled and proven to work in the PC...

By Doros Hadjizenonos 6 Jun 2016

#YouthMonth: iFixing the quick-throwaway culture
#YouthMonth: iFixing the quick-throwaway culture

Do SA consumers have an always-upgrading, quick-throwaway culture when it comes to electronic devices? Or is it just that there hasn't been enough reliable service providers around to repair one's precious gadgets?...

By Lauren Hartzenberg 3 Jun 2016

Selecting a domain name: blunders to avoid
Selecting a domain name: blunders to avoid

When it comes to business, the domain name of your site is a critical element of your identity and branding. It is therefore important to take time choosing a domain name...

By Charles Mburugu 3 Jun 2016

With technology, there's no need to fear the walking dead
With technology, there's no need to fear the walking dead

What would you do if you were faced with a zombie apocalypse? With the popularity of fiction like The Walking Dead and World War Z, it's become something of an internet cliché...

By Lee Naik 2 Jun 2016

Farming hackathon to take place in Nairobi
Farming hackathon to take place in Nairobi

The two-day Hack4Farming event will take place in Nairobi, Kenya in July, with agriculture stakeholders, programmers, developers and data scientists invited to come together...

By Tom Jackson 31 May 2016

Tech trailblazers: Mobile recruitment made easy
Tech trailblazers: Mobile recruitment made easy

With the noble desire to positively impact SA's unemployment challenge, Giraffe created a mobile application...

By Lauren Hartzenberg 31 May 2016

Connected car, connected home... connected life
Connected car, connected home... connected life

We're locked-into a never ceasing journey: one where technology plays an increasingly central role...

By Michael Frans 31 May 2016

Image via
Nigeria's CcHub makes co-working free

Nigerian tech and innovation space Co-Creation Hub (CcHub) has announced free access to its co-working space from 13 June, as the flagship Lagos incubator looks to further develop the local tech startup...

By Tom Jackson 31 May 2016

How context can provide application-centric security
How context can provide application-centric security

Despite the innumerable terrible headlines we've seen over the last few years, data breaches continue to dominate the security space. Mobile firms, hotel chains, government bodies...

By Martin Walshaw 30 May 2016

Meet the 10 startups that will pitch at Seedstars Cape Town
Meet the 10 startups that will pitch at Seedstars Cape Town

Global seed-stage startup competition Seedstars World has announced the 10 startups that will pitch at its pre-selection event in Cape Town on today...

By Tom Jackson 27 May 2016

#AfricaMonth: Tech as a tool for cultural evangelism
#AfricaMonth: Tech as a tool for cultural evangelism

Observing that children in his community displayed a disinterest in their African culture, Adebayo Adegbembo - along with his team at Genii Games - created the Asa brand...

By Lauren Hartzenberg 27 May 2016

Cloud solutions for the 'Uber era'
Cloud solutions for the 'Uber era'

The advent of the 'Uber era' has traditional businesses running scared. While business disruption isn't new, the world is now seeing a perfect storm of accelerated technology innovation...

By Andre le Roux 25 May 2016

Is app-athy towards slow IT detrimental to business productivity?
Is app-athy towards slow IT detrimental to business productivity?

Improving productivity continues to be a priority for many organisations and as such, IT transformation is top of the agenda when it comes to boosting business performance...

By Wimpie van Rensburg 24 May 2016

Industry 4.0 drives the need for smart digital enterprises
Industry 4.0 drives the need for smart digital enterprises

The Fourth Industrial Revolution will affect the very essence of our human existence, including how businesses operate and how customers interact...

By Paul Fick 24 May 2016

E-health startup wins $64k at #Hack.Jozi Challenge
E-health startup wins $64k at #Hack.Jozi Challenge

Tech-enabled medical service Technovera walked away with R1m ($64,000) in prize money after winning the 2016 #Hack.Jozi Challenge, aimed at identifying digital solutions to problems in Johannesburg...

By Tom Jackson 23 May 2016

Are you managing the people or the tech?
Are you managing the people or the tech?

Technology, when implemented effectively in a contact centre, is a powerful tool. But, what is often overlooked is that call centres are about the people first, and the technology is simply...

By Jed Hewson 23 May 2016

Next >