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How seriously should you take digitalisation?
How seriously should you take digitalisation?

Today's business environment is constantly being disrupted by new market entrants using innovative technology...

By Rick Parry 1 day ago

#BizTrends2017: Embracing a changing digital world in 2017
#BizTrends2017: Embracing a changing digital world in 2017

Even though the past year has seen the strengthening of several 'traditional' technology trends such as cloud computing, big data, and predictive analytics...

By Natassia Badenhorst 11 Jan 2017

#BizTrends2017: Availability, trust and security key trends for African businesses in 2017
#BizTrends2017: Availability, trust and security key trends for African businesses in 2017

Here is a look at the evolution of data availability and associated issues that have the potential to transform ordinary businesses, power new business models...

By Claude Schuck 10 Jan 2017

#BizTrends2017: Top five mobile trends to help you plan for 2017
#BizTrends2017: Top five mobile trends to help you plan for 2017

This is not another "year of the mobile" trends piece - that ship sailed five years ago. If you do not have a mobile presence then you really should not be playing in the digital space...

By Lynette Hundermark 10 Jan 2017

#BizTrends2017: Who will be the Tim Noakes of IT?
#BizTrends2017: Who will be the Tim Noakes of IT?

Tim Noakes spent the majority of his professional career espousing a high-carb low-fat (HCLF) diet. He wrote books, he started the Sports Science Institute, he ran marathons...

By Alan Knott-Craig 9 Jan 2017

#BizTrends2017: Top bandwidth trends for 2017
#BizTrends2017: Top bandwidth trends for 2017

South Africa is in the midst of a very interesting bandwidth era where connectivity entrenches itself firmly as the third utility alongside power and water...

By Warren Bonheim 9 Jan 2017

#BizTrends2017: Is it time for a new (business) reality? Key tech predictions for 2017
#BizTrends2017: Is it time for a new (business) reality? Key tech predictions for 2017

Over the past year, technology has been glorified as the great business disruptor - with the ability to upend entire industries with just a few lines of well-crafted code...

By Jason Ried 9 Jan 2017

Business software worth spending on but most businesses ignore
Business software worth spending on but most businesses ignore

There is some highly useful business software that deserves to get paid for. This is software that makes a difference in the operations of a growing business...

By Boris Dzhingarov, Issued by Monetary Library 15 Dec 2016

The time to reimagine your business model is now
The time to reimagine your business model is now

"When you're finished changing, you're finished," said the wise Benjamin Franklin. But we don't need to take his word for it...

By Brett Parker 15 Dec 2016

IoT.nxt CEO Nico Steyn
Local startup IoT.nxt expands to UK

South African Internet of Things startup IoT.nxt will open an office in London early in 2017, signalling the first international expansion for the company...

By Tom Jackson 14 Dec 2016

Is your IT department run by the right people?
Is your IT department run by the right people?

Information Technology (IT) is integral to and at the heart of any business, underpinning every department and function within the organisation...

By Edward Carbutt 1 Dec 2016

Gen X leads on digital transformation - and Millennials reap the rewards
Gen X leads on digital transformation - and Millennials reap the rewards

As more and more businesses go digital to improve their competitiveness...

By Lenore Kerrigan 25 Nov 2016

What Microsoft's HoloLens means for the future of augmented and mixed reality
What Microsoft's HoloLens means for the future of augmented and mixed reality

While the consumer tech world has been abuzz with excitement over virtual reality (VR) and its pioneers...

By Jason Ried 23 Nov 2016

Digital change begins with business leadership
Digital change begins with business leadership

Digital transformation is a powerful revolution that needs to happen in order to accelerate business activities, skills and models...

By Saurabh Kumar 14 Nov 2016

Microwave technology - improved and useful
Microwave technology - improved and useful

Microwave technology has advanced considerably. As the long wait for fibre-to-the-business gets wearisome and begins to hamper productivity...

By Eckart Zollner 4 Nov 2016

Sabelo Sibanda and Thulilsile Volwana
#SustainabilityMonth: The PE startup addicted to innovation

It's often said that a defining quality of successful tech startups is that they're not afraid of failure. Because the more you try...

By Lauren Hartzenberg 28 Oct 2016

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Data centres of the future - backups in a flash

IT managers today are under increasing pressure to deliver value and drive businesses forward. The data centre is an essential part of enabling such agility...

By Anthea Nadin 19 Oct 2016

Five steps to a connected IT team
Five steps to a connected IT team

The average IT team handles a wide range of jobs spread out all over a business's technical backbone. This uniquely scattered structure...

By Sven Hammar 4 Oct 2016

Cultivate a growth mindset to thrive in digital business
Cultivate a growth mindset to thrive in digital business

The future is uncertain. Business leaders need to understand that they will no longer have all the answers and can't relentlessly pursue one fixed direction...

By Lauren Hartzenberg 4 Oct 2016

#GartnerSYM: Disrupt or be disrupted
#GartnerSYM: Disrupt or be disrupted

The African leg of the Gartner Symposium/ITxpo has just concluded in Cape Town, providing an eager crowd of top tech leaders...

By Lauren Hartzenberg 29 Sep 2016

#GartnerSYM: A lesson in disaster recovery
#GartnerSYM: A lesson in disaster recovery

The who's who in IT leadership filled the Cape Town International Convention Centre this week for this year's much anticipated Gartner Symposium...

By Lauren Hartzenberg 29 Sep 2016

#GartnerSYM: Aspiring African innovators to watch
#GartnerSYM: Aspiring African innovators to watch

The Gartner Aspiring Innovators programme has for a second year identified early-stage tech startups from the African continent...

By Lauren Hartzenberg 28 Sep 2016

#GartnerSYM: Turning digital threat into opportunity
#GartnerSYM: Turning digital threat into opportunity

Digital transformation... not just a business buzzword, but a modern business reality...

By Lauren Hartzenberg 27 Sep 2016

How free-2-play is driving digital entrepreneurship and innovation
How free-2-play is driving digital entrepreneurship and innovation

When it comes to the cutthroat world of selling consumer products and services, anything peddled 'for free' is often sneered at...

By Jason Ried 21 Sep 2016

Digital transformation: The new face of business in a mobile-first, cloud-first world
Digital transformation: The new face of business in a mobile-first, cloud-first world

Technology has become ubiquitous and central to growth...

By Nir Tenzer 9 Sep 2016

Boris Dzhingarov
Five things to consider before buying software for your business

Deciding on software may seem like a simple choice, but it can ultimately have a significant impact on the future of your company. Align your business with the right software and the sky is the limit...

By Boris Dzhingarov, Issued by Monetary Library 5 Sep 2016

GirlCode founders from left: Jeanette Theu, Tinyiko Simbine and Zandile Keebine.
#WomensMonth: Dare to believe your dreams are valid

Noticing the under-representation of women at IT events, GirlCode chairwoman Zandile Keebine and co-founders Jeanette Theu and Tinyiko Simbine set out to create a female-only hackathon...

By Lauren Hartzenberg 29 Aug 2016

Magnetic Software launches feature for freelance economy
Magnetic Software launches feature for freelance economy

South African software as a service (SaaS) startup Magnetic Software has launched its External Collaboration feature to support the freelance economy...

By Tom Jackson 25 Aug 2016

Candace van Zyl
Packaging industry needs to be ready for 2017 boom

A few decades ago, packaging companies needed many more tons of machinery to produce the output that they do today...

By Candace van Zyl 23 Aug 2016

Anke Kuipers
#CoCreate2Accelerate: the gamification of education

Sea Monster, a company that creates beautiful and unique 2D-animations as well as develop engaging games for work or play is participating in #CoCreate2Accelerate...

By Cari Coetzee 18 Aug 2016

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