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Keith Fenner
How the 'Third Platform' will bring disruption, change and opportunity to your business

[Keith Fenner] The third platform is currently described as the convergence of four technology trends on business. These trends are mobility, cloud, social and big data - they fundamentally change the way people and businesses relate to technology...

Posted 14 days ago | Like (1)
James White
How small businesses can succeed with the cloud

How small businesses can succeed with the cloud[James White] In today's ever-changing, technologically-driven world, the notion of adopting new technologies is an intimidating and frightening thought for many businesses...

Posted 15 days ago | Like
Brent Lees
Top 5 IT Trends/Predictions for 2015

[Brent Lees] Top 5 IT predictions for 2015: Will it be security breaches or hybrid infrastructures that creates challenges?

Posted 21 days ago | Like (1)
Neil Cameron
To build smart cities, we need smart buildings

[Neil Cameron] As the global urbanisation trend picks up, smart cities are emerging...

Posted 20 days ago | Like
Elaine Wang
Before you move your business to the cloud

[Elaine Wang] The South African digital economy is booming - with rapidly decreasing prices of connectivity, coupled with more and more cheap and cheerful entrants into the smartphone game, the average South African is now more exposed to cloud computing than ever before...

Posted 21 days ago | Like
David King
Three ICT trends to watch in 2015

[David King] 2015 is only a few weeks away and it promises to be yet another exciting and eventful year for the telecoms industry...

Posted 21 days ago | Like
Lindsay Britz
Five reasons why CRM projects flop

[Lindsay Britz] Businesses employ CRM applications to improve efficiency between departments, leverage cross-sell and up-sell opportunities and increase customer satisfaction by providing convenient access to relevant customer data throughout customer-related processes. However, making CRM data and processes available throughout the enterprise is not easy.

Posted 1 month ago | Like
Amit Parbhucharan
How to be sure that your company is ready for POPI

[Amit Parbhucharan] The days of organisations collecting and selling private user data to third parties in South Africa are numbered, and that's a good thing for our privacy concerns.

Posted 1 month ago | Like (1)
Duaan Dekker
The importance of mobility and BYOD trends - Field Office

The importance of mobility and BYOD trends - Field Office[Duaan Dekker] A long overdue trend is mobility in the workforce. Almost everyone has a phone; in fact there are currently more mobile devices in South Africa than people...

Posted 1 month ago | Like
Brent Lees
Next-gen networking to enable megatrends

Next-gen networking to enable megatrends[Brent Lees] While the enterprise looks to disruptive trends, such as cloud, mobility and big data, to drive business innovation and greater revenues, the IT department is well aware that traditional networks and data centres may not be up to the challenge of supporting these new technology demands.

Posted 2 months ago | Like
Kalvin Subbadu
Video surveillance hard drive enhancements improve reliability, performance

Video surveillance hard drive enhancements improve reliability, performance[Kalvin Subbadu] In 2014, the total market in Africa for video surveillance equipment is expected to exceed US$200 million (over R2 billion).

Posted 6 months ago | Like
Kalvin Subbadu
Growth of cloud and data centres fuels need for appropriate storage

Growth of cloud and data centres fuels need for appropriate storage[Kalvin Subbadu] Massive data growth and an increasing trend toward virtualisation technology are having a profound impact on the modern organisation.

Posted 3 months ago | Like
Kalvin Subbadu
Always-on enterprise class storage is key

Always-on enterprise class storage is key[Kalvin Subbadu] The data explosion is a well-known fact, and big data is having a profound impact not only on the volume of data but also the variety of data generated and the velocity at which it is being created.

Posted 2 months ago | Like
Dawie Botes
Corporate responsibility - The Derelict

[Dawie Botes] Having worked in corporate offices for years, I've picked up on an alarming situation plaguing our electricity supply. I call them 'Derelicts'; the remnants of people's positions, still hanging around long after someone have left an office...

Posted 2 months ago | Like (1)
Jessie Rudd
A new marketing era?

[Jessie Rudd] Discovery Insure has a really nifty little gadget that it attaches to your car when you take out insurance: a tracking device that can also measure the impact on your car...

Posted 2 months ago | Like
John Mc Loughlin
When your good guy goes bad

[John Mc Loughlin] One of our clients recently ousted one of its most trusted employees, who had been using the company's clients, intellectual property and contacts to run his own business, in direct competition with his current employer.

Posted 3 months ago | Like
Sven Woxholt
Cloud security tips for SMEs

[Sven Woxholt] Information security is top of mind for SMEs as they rely more and more on digital services and applications to get their work done. Many are turning towards cloud services to reduce IT infrastructure costs and to turn patching applications, securing data and running servers into someone else's problem.

Posted 3 months ago | Like
Kerry Evans
The fundamentals for unbreakable business bonds

The fundamentals for unbreakable business bonds[Kerry Evans] Forming long-lasting business partnerships is a task that requires the building of strong and trusting bonds between IT and business. There are some fundamental tips IT needs to follow if it is going to form strong business partnerships that last.

Posted 3 months ago | Like
Gary Allemann
Big data highlights need for data management education and skills

[Gary Allemann] Big data is currently one of the most talked about megatrends affecting the business world, along with cloud computing, customer centricity and data-centric legislation, such as the Protection of Personal Information (PoPI) Act.

Posted 3 months ago | Like
Stuart Gonsal
How to tie in EBay to your e-commerce strategy

[Stuart Gonsal] Of all e-commerce-related websites there is little doubt that EBay is the biggest. It's hard now to imagine a world in which EBay doesn't exist; so many of us have become reliant on the auction site to sell unwanted items and to purchase stuff that we do want on the cheap.

Posted 3 months ago | Like