Document management trends: Cloud and mobility key drivers
Document management trends: Cloud and mobility key drivers

Document management is one of those traditional areas of business that seems to remain the same, year in and year out. However, this is not, in fact, the case. It is actually a vibrant and changing arena and is one that warrants a closer look. As with all components of the technology industry, it is impacted by other macro-trends, and it is worth considering the role these trends play in the evolution of the document management space.

By Ronnie Oeschger, Issued by Communikay 12 hours ago

#FreshTech: SanDisk launches second-generation iXpand Flash Drive
#FreshTech: SanDisk launches second-generation iXpand Flash Drive

SanDisk Corporation has launched the next-generation iXpand Flash Drive, a mobile storage device designed to help users quickly and easily free up space on their iPhone and iPad with up to 128GB of additional capacity.

17 hours ago

Building smarter, better malls
Building smarter, better malls

Since The Mall of Africa, South Africa's biggest single-phase shopping mall development, opened its doors on 28 April, it has dominated social media chat lately, as much for its promise as its problems. Is it the mall built for the future like some say? My colleagues who have been brave enough to venture forth tell me that it is well-designed, but otherwise unremarkable from an innovation perspective.

By Lee Naik 18 hours ago

The business of cybercrime: making money off your mistakes
The business of cybercrime: making money off your mistakes

The IT security landscape is changing at a rapid pace, leaving security professionals scrambling to keep up. There is a lucrative industry for stolen private data, not to mention extortion with attacks like ransomware and so-called CEO fraud. Cybercriminals are making money hand over fist by exploiting flaws within organisations' technology and processes.

By Brandon Bekker 18 hours ago

Cloud solutions for the 'Uber era'
Cloud solutions for the 'Uber era'

The advent of the 'Uber era' has traditional businesses running scared. While business disruption isn't new, the world is now seeing a perfect storm of accelerated technology innovation and rapidly changing consumer expectations that's bringing unprecedented disruption and threatening established players across all markets.

By Andre le Roux 20 hours ago

Smart technologies delivering benefits to business
Smart technologies delivering benefits to business

New Avanade research shows that the majority of business leaders are already investing in, and benefiting from, the increased use of smart technologies in the workplace.

21 hours ago

Jesse Hemson-Struthers, CEO: Niveus Ventures
Translating ideas into successful businesses

Most businesses don't survive past the start-up phase despite great ideas. The downfall normally comes in turning ideas into viable businesses. So Niveus Investments has launched Niveus Ventures to fund emerging entrepreneurs in Africa's technology space.

1 day ago

Is app-athy towards slow IT detrimental to business productivity?
Is app-athy towards slow IT detrimental to business productivity?

Improving productivity continues to be a priority for many organisations and as such, IT transformation is top of the agenda when it comes to boosting business performance.

By Wimpie van Rensburg 1 day ago

Altron CEO Robbie Venter
Altron's spectacular fall from grace

At some point, JSE-listed Altron's bombed out share price is going to look like a bargain. But it's hard to know when that will be.

By Ciaran Ryan 1 day ago

Translating augmented reality into business reality
Translating augmented reality into business reality

Over the past several years, augmented reality (AR) has been steadily making its way from a niche technology reserved for gamers and geeks to a mainstream marketing tool.

By Jason Ried 1 day ago

Google piecing together a modular phone
Google piecing together a modular phone

SAN FRANCISCO: Google showed off a modular Android-powered smartphone it said is on track to hit the market next year. Word that Project Ara was moving ahead, and not shelved as some had speculated during the past year, came on the final day of Google's annual developers conference in the Silicon Valley city of Mountain View.

1 day ago

Industry 4.0 drives the need for smart digital enterprises
Industry 4.0 drives the need for smart digital enterprises

The Fourth Industrial Revolution will affect the very essence of our human existence, including how businesses operate and how customers interact with businesses. This revolution, also called Industry 4.0, is used to define a number of contemporary automation, data exchange and manufacturing technologies which draw together smart technology such as cyber-physical systems, the Internet of Things (IoT) and the Internet of Services (IoS).

By Paul Fick 1 day ago

E-health startup wins $64k at #Hack.Jozi Challenge
E-health startup wins $64k at #Hack.Jozi Challenge

Tech-enabled medical service Technovera walked away with R1m ($64,000) in prize money after winning the 2016 #Hack.Jozi Challenge, aimed at identifying digital solutions to problems in Johannesburg.

By Tom Jackson 2 days ago