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Making efficient use of mobile screen real-estate, Q&A with Lynette Hundermark
Making efficient use of mobile screen real-estate, Q&A with Lynette Hundermark

With the rapid rise of tech trends such as mobility, cloud, the Internet of Things, and big data across all industries, more and more companies are pressed to enter the digital realm...

By Cari Van Wyk 29 Jun 2015 13:27

Is the Internet of Things the next big thing for mobile app companies?
Is the Internet of Things the next big thing for mobile app companies?

The concept of IoT seems like something out of science fiction, but as technology and mobile apps become more advanced, clearly the worlds of science fiction are not too far off...

By Dina Destreza 29 Jun 2015 08:11

Augmented reality: the key to a new digital future
Augmented reality: the key to a new digital future

The concept of Augmented Reality (AR) has existed for many years now and commentators have remained rigidly skeptical about whether it will truly materialise in our everyday lives....

By Saurabh Kumar 25 Jun 2015 07:48

OTG technology adds massive functionality to smart devices
OTG technology adds massive functionality to smart devices

One of the biggest problems with smart devices is their limited storage capacity, as well as limited interoperability with peripheral devices...

By Ruben Naicker 23 Jun 2015 07:45

6 ½ considerations for securing the home office
6 ½ considerations for securing the home office

As increasing numbers of employees work from home, organisations often overlook the security needs of remote workers...

By Perry Hutton 23 Jun 2015 07:44

Driving forces behind cloud computing
Driving forces behind cloud computing

As we reflect on the lessons learned through the big-data boom, of how organisations securely capture, store and retrieve data and how they can derive value from these huge data sets...

By Bryan Balfe 22 Jun 2015 07:42

A cybersecurity survival guide for small businesses
A cybersecurity survival guide for small businesses

Perhaps the most important single thing that small businesses need to know about cyber threats right now is that cyber criminals are actively targeting smaller firms...

By Carey van Vlaanderen 22 Jun 2015 07:42

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Trends driving the transformation of building systems

Building efficiency is being reinvented by connected-building technologies. Building equipment and systems are becoming more integrated and intelligent...

By Neil Cameron 22 Jun 2015 06:23

Going somewhere? Don't forget to take TomTom Start 50 with you.
Going somewhere? Don't forget to take TomTom Start 50 with you.

The TomTom Start 50 is an entry-level product that is a perfect little travelling companion, especially if you're a new driver...

By Cari Van Wyk 19 Jun 2015 08:30

ACW: empowering Africa's youth with digital literacy
ACW: empowering Africa's youth with digital literacy

Africa Code Week (ACW), a youth skills development programme targeted at 20,000 children in eleven African countries that will take place in October...

By Cari Van Wyk 13 Jun 2015 12:09

Choosing the right cloud solution with additional benefits to boost business
Choosing the right cloud solution with additional benefits to boost business

While the cloud remains a hot topic for business, the majority of discussion has now moved beyond the debate over whether or not it will serve the business and deliver benefits such as cost efficiency and agility...

By Pippa Wilson 12 Jun 2015 06:10

Driving knowledge, controlling systems
Driving knowledge, controlling systems

Maintenance and management can be streamlined to reduce costs and drive functionality...

By John Eigelaar 10 Jun 2015 06:15

POPI: the race to data safety
POPI: the race to data safety

The passing of POPI into SA law and the imminent appointment of an information regulator has forced local businesses to sit up and listen...

By Gregory Anderson 8 Jun 2015 08:50

Brand versus price - what to consider when it comes to tablets
Brand versus price - what to consider when it comes to tablets

Mobility and always-on connectivity have become a big part of our everyday lives and as such, tablets are now regarded as essential...

By Bruce Byrne 5 Jun 2015 07:10

Subscribers' quality of experience: bridging the gap between perception and reality
Subscribers' quality of experience: bridging the gap between perception and reality

Consumers and citizens are growing increasingly dependent on mobile networks. The performance of these networks may not always meet the expectations of consumers...

By Sherry Zameer 5 Jun 2015 07:00

Is "The Cloud" a single platform? Understanding could save you money
Is "The Cloud" a single platform? Understanding could save you money

Many times you may here people speaking about "The Cloud" as if it's one big single platform where data is stored...

By Sufyan Mkwanda 3 Jun 2015 12:58

Innovation is the name of the game
Innovation is the name of the game

The future success of the insurance industry - and, in fact, all industries - will be driven by innovation. So much so, that we need to conceive of the chief information officer as the chief innovation officer...

By Robert Boccia 3 Jun 2015 09:59

Tech mad at the EGE expo
Tech mad at the EGE expo

Cape Town's first ever Electronics and Gaming expo (EGE) opened its doors at the CTICC on 29 May...

By Cari Van Wyk 2 Jun 2015 13:37

Five ways to treat Branch Office IT like your smartphone
Five ways to treat Branch Office IT like your smartphone

With the environment that businesses operate in rapidly changing, finding new ways to be competitive takes them on a new challenge...

By Wimpie van Rensburg 2 Jun 2015 11:11

Business impact of the Internet of Things
Business impact of the Internet of Things

Machine-to-Machine is about the ability to remotely collect data from devices and use this data in real-time to make more informed business decisions...

By Manfred Kube 1 Jun 2015 11:13

Five gadgets to transform the way you travel
Five gadgets to transform the way you travel

Whether you're a seasoned business traveller or just recently started globetrotting, having the right gadgets can make your trip more manageable - and enjoyable...

By Nafisa Akabor 27 May 2015 09:38

A 'mobile-first' ethos: the catalyst for business transformation
A 'mobile-first' ethos: the catalyst for business transformation

Organisations in every sector and every country are currently grappling with the concepts of 'digitalisation' and 'digital transformation'...

By Lionel Moyal 27 May 2015 08:35

Betting the farm on untested tech
Betting the farm on untested tech

While a plethora of new payment solutions are coming to market, businesses should be cautious about moving to new solutions just for the sake of it...

By Jonas Thulin 25 May 2015 10:33

Don't make boardroom decisions without inviting the data scientist
Don't make boardroom decisions without inviting the data scientist

Big Data is fast becoming the biggest buzz phrase in business...

By Francois Swanepoel 21 May 2015 13:58

Why your P@s$word is a fail
Why your P@s$word is a fail

Passwords have become practically useless as the sole security measure protecting your personal information...

By Jonas Thulin 21 May 2015 07:30

Improve cash flow with easy online billing
Improve cash flow with easy online billing

Electronic invoicing can now allow even the smallest of companies to take payments online - without needing e-commerce capability on their websites...

By Brendon Williamson 20 May 2015 09:15

Thoughts from a female leader in the tech industry
Thoughts from a female leader in the tech industry

The burning question that any female in tech is being asked at the moment is: "How have you managed to cope as a female in tech?"

By Lynette Hundermark 18 May 2015 12:15

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[African Utility Week] The evolution of the utility

The focus of the third and final keynote session at the African Utility Week was on bridging the gap between the lack of Africa's utility infrastructure and the fully-integrated smart cities of the future for the continent to live up to its projected rate of economic growth...

By Nicci Botha 15 May 2015 06:14

Lutz Blaeser
The dangers of a connected world

The problem is that the IoT is connecting places that were never originally designed to be connected to the internet...

By Lutz Blaeser 8 May 2015 15:36

How to rethink security to beat tomorrow's threats
How to rethink security to beat tomorrow's threats

The transformation of enterprise IT can seem like one of the biggest challenges for security professionals as there is a whole new skill set required today to protect data. It's no longer about providing employees an all access pass to the network, it's about cohesively managing networking, virtualisation and containerisation technologies to give employees the flexibility to work from anywhere and feel confident their work and personal data are secure and separate...

By Brendan Mc Aravey 7 May 2015 14:50

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