[Dr Pieter Streicher] It used to be said that the only certain things in life are death and taxes. I think most of us can add a third to that list: too much information. We are constantly connected, constantly reachable, and it becomes very difficult and time-consuming to filter the important, need-to-know information from the deluge of advertising and cat videos.
[Mitchell Barker] Despite claims to the contrary by the country's Department of Communications (DoC), broadband penetration in South Africa remains extremely low, which is hindering the country's socio-economic growth. The DoC is being questioned about figures it released as fact in February this year, stating that it had reached its 7% target of broadband penetration growth per year.
[Tim Wyatt-Gunning] Many of you will have been gorging yourselves on e-commerce services for a while, downloading all the music, movies, TV series and news services that you desire. A few of you might even have paid for some of them. It's brilliant, isn't it?
[Karl Reed] Full Interaction Process Automation (IPA) has long been a dream of enterprises everywhere, but until now, the 'rip and replace' factor has stood in the way of achieving it.
[Jed Hewson] If you were to ask a roomful of IT professionals what the cloud is, and whether businesses should move some (or all) of their processes to the cloud - you are likely to get a diverse range of answers.
[Rihana Hoosain] A common cause of business failure is overinvestment in fixed assets; the high costs associated with purchasing, setting up and managing infrastructure, hardware and software can be daunting and detrimental to the cash required to fund the growth of the business.
[Paddy Hartdegen] Google +, the social networking platform aimed at competing with Facebook has been opened to everyone after the company dropped its "invitation only" restrictions.
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