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Sufyan Mkwanda
Microsoft has finally listened: Windows 10 is here

If you are like me and adapt to change easily you will love this post. If not, you will have to broaden your horizons and adapt as technology is constantly changing...

By Sufyan Mkwanda 3 Mar 2015 15:17

Lionel Moyal
Mobile apps help government connect with citizens, enhance service delivery

Smart cities are fast becoming a reality across the globe, driven by the interconnectedness of devices that communicate and provide information that leads to intelligent automation, decision and actions...

By Lionel Moyal 3 Mar 2015 08:52

Sufyan Mkwanda
On premises vs the cloud - What to consider before migrating contact centres

The cloud is currently one of the biggest buzzwords, or some may say 'IT jargon', in the IT space, and is also the topic of many business discussions around the contact centre environment...

By Sufyan Mkwanda 27 Feb 2015 07:07

Jed Hewson
Are machines the contact centre agents of the future?

Artificial Intelligence is not yet a reality, but very smart computers are...

By Jed Hewson 26 Feb 2015 10:12

Ryan Murphy
Don't build your own website

Let's assume for a second that you have no idea about websites and what goes into developing a website. You've decided it's either time to build a website or update your existing one...

By Ryan Murphy 19 Feb 2015 15:34

Evan-Lee Courie
Hisense launches revolutionary tablet and smartphone

Hisense is set to revolutionise South Africa's tablet market with the introduction of the Sero 8 Pro (F5281), reportedly the thinnest Android tablet in the country to date; as well as what is described as 'the most affordable metal smartphone in South Africa'...

By Evan-Lee Courie 19 Feb 2015 13:21

Google Helpouts shuts down: Are live video tutorials viable?
Google Helpouts shuts down: Are live video tutorials viable?

Google has announced that it will be shutting down Helpouts on 20 April 2015...

By Edzai Conilias Zvobwo 16 Feb 2015 15:15

Kalvin Subbadu
Is the future in flash, or is the hard drive here to stay?

With data volumes continuing to increase at an unprecedented rate, capacity has become a critical criterion when it comes to selecting data storage solutions...

By Kalvin Subbadu 15 Feb 2015 16:10

Mitchell Barker
What does Unified Communications mean for VoIP?

After seeing a television commercial for Apple's new iPhone 6, a friend in the US noted that it featured someone speaking on the handset and then quipped: "People actually still do that?"...

By Mitchell Barker 15 Feb 2015 09:34

[Learn Accounting] It's about people, team fit and technology
[Learn Accounting] It's about people, team fit and technology

At Tuesday's Learn Accounting launch, Jacqui Kew, Associate Professor at the UCT College of Accounting, explained that students are of the mindset that achieving very high marks is the most important thing...

By Jessica Taylor 12 Feb 2015 12:15

Carey van Vlaanderen
Security lessons learned from Sony's most notorious hack

In late November 2014, Sony was the victim of a cyber-attack that involved the release of stolen data, including yet-to-be-released films...

By Carey van Vlaanderen 10 Feb 2015 07:42

Jack Peterson
Four phenomenal ways big data is used to boost traffic to websites

Long gone are the days when one would have to wait till the equity research expert or the market analyst submitted reports before the management could reach a decision...

By Jack Peterson 10 Feb 2015 06:06

Peter Davidson
10 tools to help you maintain an edge over your competition

Small businesses and start-ups should seek out ways to improve productivity, time management, organisation, and, ultimately, make day-to-day tasks easier to manage...

By Peter Davidson 9 Feb 2015 15:16

Michael Frans
Digital transformation is essential for competitiveness in the automotive industry

The automotive sector is currently faced with a number of challenges. These are driven by trends, such as the rise of new growth markets, changing consumer behaviour, an increasing need for greater fuel economy...

By Michael Frans 9 Feb 2015 14:06

Lutz Blaeser
Mobile malvertising skyrockets

As the use of mobile devices continues to skyrocket, so do the number of threats aimed at the platform. Due to their rise in popularity, mobile devices have also become a target for malicious advertising or 'malvertising'...

By Lutz Blaeser 9 Feb 2015 10:22

Chemory Gunko
POPI and your website security

The Protection of Personal Information (POPI) Bill holds untold benefits for South African businesses looking to participate in the global marketplace...

By Chemory Gunko 5 Feb 2015 14:13

Ayanda Dlamini
How ICT and skills will sustain each other in developing Africa

ICTs can develop skills, which in turn can develop the ICT sector, in a 'benefit cycle' that can propel Africa into the mainstream knowledge economy, but more effort is needed to get this wheel rolling...

By Ayanda Dlamini 31 Jan 2015 11:23

Organising your small business for the new year: Going (almost) paperless
Organising your small business for the new year: Going (almost) paperless

Do you have papers lying everywhere in what you like to call 'organised chaos?' Make sure everything is in tip-top shape with these tips to go almost-paperless and reduce business clutter...

By Sophie Baker 26 Jan 2015 14:01

Doros Hadjizenonos
2015: the year when businesses safeguard themselves from cybercrime

Last year was a difficult time for businesses when it came to cybercrime...

By Doros Hadjizenonos 23 Jan 2015 10:28

David King
Trusted data will tip the balance between success and failure in 2015

The wheels are turning ever faster in the telecom industry. For every year, there are new and often unexpected developments...

By David King 22 Jan 2015 12:35

Perry Hutton
Securing the new era of big data

In the digital age, information is the new currency. And in order to get information, enterprises are mining data - and lots of it...

By Perry Hutton 22 Jan 2015 10:43

[Orchids & Onions] 'Techies' should be user-friendly
[Orchids & Onions] 'Techies' should be user-friendly

The reality of the great technological society in which we live is that new projects are often a case of the one-eyed man leading the blind...

By Brendan Seery 20 Jan 2015 08:00

Bez Sangari
Warm-ware: schools readiness for ET

As with any technology, there are always early adopters, followed by users who implement the technology when it is already accepted, and finally late adopters, those who implement the technology after it is being widely used...

By Bez Sangari 13 Jan 2015 14:30

Peter Simpson
The Tale of the Tortoise and the Hare

The South African pay-TV market is undergoing a tsunami of change as the country embarks upon the road towards full-scale digitisation. This provides the backdrop for a dramatic change in the viewing habits of millions of TV consumers...

By Peter Simpson 12 Jan 2015 11:56

Video on Demand to drive requirement for carrier neutral POPs in Africa
Video on Demand to drive requirement for carrier neutral POPs in Africa

Video on Demand (VoD), the ability to access specific video content at a convenient time and place on a convenient device through the internet, has previously been an unfeasible technology in much of Africa as it requires large amounts of affordable, available and reliable bandwidth in order to operate...

By Eckart Zollner 5 Jan 2015 14:32

Doros Hadjizenonos
Avoid a wipe-out

Malware development has reached a new threat level with the emergence of destructive 'wiper' worms, such as that used in the attack against Sony Pictures...

By Doros Hadjizenonos 22 Dec 2014 12:29

Jayson O’Reilly
Security in the business context

The past few years has seen information security undergoing a radical transformation. A discipline once seen as no more than a necessary evil, security tools have become an integral part of the business strategy...

By Jayson O’Reilly 16 Dec 2014 09:15

Gary Allemann
Big data - Where do you start?

Big data is currently a buzzword in the industry with many organisations pondering its value, virtues and implementing strategies to harness the benefits...

By Gary Allemann 11 Dec 2014 09:49

Seven ways hosting can increase your site conversion or productivity
Seven ways hosting can increase your site conversion or productivity

You're excited. Your site is being noticed and traffic is flowing in. The conversion rates aren't what you want them to be, but with an excellent marketing strategy in place, you're confident that it will get there some time soon...

By Joy Mali 10 Dec 2014 06:56

Doros Hadjizenonos
Security Predictions for 2015

2014 has been particularly busy for IT security professionals. Many of the threats that were predicted at the start of the year duly emerged, while other significant issues caught the entire sector by surprise...

By Doros Hadjizenonos 5 Dec 2014 15:12

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