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Fighting digital colonialism, Q&A with Elizabeth Gould
Fighting digital colonialism, Q&A with Elizabeth Gould

The V&A Waterfront recently launched Workshop17, a multi-use innovation hub in support of start-ups, companies and initiatives working towards a better future...

By Cari Van Wyk 1 Sep 2015 13:24

Five things about CMS websites you only learn the hard way
Five things about CMS websites you only learn the hard way

Content managed system or CMS websites like Wordpress and Joomla have become very popular over the last few years. This makes perfect sense...

By Chemory Gunko 31 Aug 2015 12:17

[SA Innovation Summit] Emerging companies insights: Where do we stand?
[SA Innovation Summit] Emerging companies insights: Where do we stand?

In a good news, bad news scenario, people would rather hear the bad news first. And in the case of emerging entrepreneurial businesses in South Africa, local is not so lekker, say Maija de Riijk-Uys and Alexandra Fraser of PwC Accelerator and Silicon Cape respectively...

By Nicci Botha 27 Aug 2015 09:13

[SA Innovation Summit] The business of disruption
[SA Innovation Summit] The business of disruption

We're facing a brave new world, where disruption technology and e-commerce are forcing traditional industries to re-examine their take on doing business to include innovative solution-based thinking if they want to stay in the game...

By Nicci Botha 26 Aug 2015 14:51

The always-on business relevant to all industries
The always-on business relevant to all industries

In South Africa, the concept of the always-on business is gathering momentum. Thanks to the connectedness of the world around us...

By Warren Olivier 26 Aug 2015 09:01

Three ways businesses can utilise Big Data
Three ways businesses can utilise Big Data

The 'new' virtual data sharing world started quite a while ago among researchers in a variety of fields. Intellectual data sharing comes in the form of research

By Daphne Stanford 26 Aug 2015 08:16

Adopt the right outsourcing strategy
Adopt the right outsourcing strategy

Chief Information Officers are under enormous pressure to align IT with business strategy in the face of rapidly evolving and changing technology...

By Saurabh Kumar 25 Aug 2015 15:50

Unlocking the true value of your organisation's information
Unlocking the true value of your organisation's information

Data volumes are, quite obviously, growing exponentially. But as increasing amounts of information about customers, markets, and products/services...

By Kim Andersen 25 Aug 2015 08:31

The journey to the cloud needs a practical, pragmatic approach
The journey to the cloud needs a practical, pragmatic approach

As with any new technology, cloud computing has been through the hype cycle, with inflated expectations giving way to disillusionment and moving...

By Peter Reid 20 Aug 2015 10:28

Big data analytics can aid in better management of water networks
Big data analytics can aid in better management of water networks

Access to clean water is a basic human right, and while government strives to provide access for all, the reality is that South Africa is currently facing...

By Eckart Zollner 19 Aug 2015 09:36

Security management: open systems enable change, advancement
Security management: open systems enable change, advancement

In the realm of security and security solutions, change is constant - systems continue to advance, threats evolve and business security priorities are...

By Neil Cameron 19 Aug 2015 09:17

Controlling data risk in the BYOD onslaught
Controlling data risk in the BYOD onslaught

Data protection has always been a challenge, even when data flow was, more or less, confined to a closed network system. Now, we have the...

By Bryan Balfe 19 Aug 2015 08:37

Security in the age of digital transformation
Security in the age of digital transformation

The quickening pace of change in business today is forcing companies to transform themselves digitally, in new and innovative ways...

By Kim Andersen 17 Aug 2015 08:28

Where to start on your journey toward PoPI compliance
Where to start on your journey toward PoPI compliance

The much talked about Protection of Personal Information (PoPI) Act is now imminent, and organisations need to realise that the question is no longer...

By Simeon Tassev 17 Aug 2015 08:13

Five systems admin relationship tips
Five systems admin relationship tips

If you've spent much time interacting with system administrators, you know how unlikely it would be for them to host a relationship-fixing TV show...

By Carey van Vlaanderen 13 Aug 2015 10:18

What enterprises can learn from the MSP revolution?
What enterprises can learn from the MSP revolution?

Global data growth is expanding at an incredible rate. In just the last two years, 90 percent of the world's extant data has been created...

By Bryan Balfe 13 Aug 2015 07:00

The new JDA, with love
The new JDA, with love

Retail is undergoing a period of unprecedented change as it transforms to an omnichannel business that serves the needs of the modern shopper, who is taking greater control in shaping retailers' investment priorities than ever before...

By Jessica Taylor 11 Aug 2015 09:15

[#WomenInBiz] Innovating for Africa in Africa, Q&A with Darelle van Greunen
[#WomenInBiz] Innovating for Africa in Africa, Q&A with Darelle van Greunen

The ICT industry remains a male-dominated one, but women are breaking into the industry all over the world. One such woman is Darelle van Greunen...

By Cari Van Wyk 6 Aug 2015 07:00

Magento ERP Integration: what you need to consider
Magento ERP Integration: what you need to consider

MCONNECT is the complete integration between Microsoft Dynamics NAV, a benchmark ERP solution for mid-sized businesses and Magento...

By Jyoti Wadhwa 3 Aug 2015 07:59

Open source suits the African market exceptionally well: Q&A with Brendan Mcerlain
Open source suits the African market exceptionally well: Q&A with Brendan Mcerlain

Red Hat EMEA, a leading provider of open source solutions, recently visited South Africa for the Red Hat Forum...

By Cari Van Wyk 31 Jul 2015 15:00

Third Industrial Revolution: DevOps leads the way for digital transformation
Third Industrial Revolution: DevOps leads the way for digital transformation

The Third Industrial Revolution has begun and optimum use of digital infrastructure and massive databases floating around us are the decisive factors for competitive advantage...

By Chirag Shivalker 31 Jul 2015 14:00

Getting smart on mobile security in three steps
Getting smart on mobile security in three steps

Mobile devices and apps are how work gets done these days. Employees aren't tied to their desks, work doesn't always mean sitting down from 9-5...

By Brendan Mc Aravey 30 Jul 2015 11:20

Is South Africa ready for smart cities?
Is South Africa ready for smart cities?

The concept of the 'smart city' is growing in popularity as more and more connected technologies emerge. The term has many definitions...

By Paul Divall 29 Jul 2015 11:09

Practical solutions to help you gear up for PoPI
Practical solutions to help you gear up for PoPI

The Protection of Personal Information (PoPI) Act is currently a hot topic, given the imminent nature of its implementation...

By Simeon Tassev 29 Jul 2015 10:55

Relevant innovation key to competitive differentiation
Relevant innovation key to competitive differentiation

In a world where products and services have become increasingly commoditised, organisations are faced with the challenge of finding a competitive edge...

By Paul Fick 28 Jul 2015 07:00

When driving supply chain performance, visibility is key
When driving supply chain performance, visibility is key

At its heart, supply chain management requires a balancing of operational efficiency, customer satisfaction and quality...

By David Telford 28 Jul 2015 06:30

Intelligent solutions to improve security and underpin smarter, safer cities
Intelligent solutions to improve security and underpin smarter, safer cities

The smart city concept is gaining traction across the globe as intelligent, connected technologies grow in number and sophistication...

By Mark Chertkow 28 Jul 2015 06:30

Warning signs your archiving strategy is not geared for the future
Warning signs your archiving strategy is not geared for the future

With the exponential growth in data currently being experienced, and every indication that this information explosion will only accelerate into the future...

By Bryan Balfe 24 Jul 2015 09:32

Five questions to ask yourself before clicking on a link
Five questions to ask yourself before clicking on a link

In today's world of advancing cybercrime, URL's can lead to password and data theft, as well as drive-by-download malware attacks...

By Carey van Vlaanderen 24 Jul 2015 09:17

Hyper-connected world fuelling a retail revolution
Hyper-connected world fuelling a retail revolution

With predictions that by 2020 there will be 26 billion connected devices, according to Gartner, an almost 30-fold increase from 2009 when there were...

By Quinton Pienaar 24 Jul 2015 09:16

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