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New CEM Automotive solution available
New CEM Automotive solution available

Launched in Germany in March 2015, T-Systems has announced that the new Customer Experience Management Automotive (CEM Automotive) solution is now available. The cloud-based solution, delivered jointly by Deutsche Telekom and Salesforce.com, is a digital and mobile platform that connects all relevant stakeholders within the automotive industry, from manufacturers to vendors, dealers and ultimately the customer.

28 Aug 2015 15:07

Ask the right questions when making the move from copper wire
Ask the right questions when making the move from copper wire

South Africa boasts some pretty impressive metrics when it comes to the adoption of cutting-edge ICT (Information, Communications and Telecoms) technology. From being a late starter with television in 1976, and then only having a paltry four million landlines by the transition to democracy, the country now surprises the world by occupying the number six position globally when it comes to use of the mobile web.

By Peter M'Crystal 28 Aug 2015 14:50



GIL 2015: Africa the new investment frontier for Japan
GIL 2015: Africa the new investment frontier for Japan

Frost & Sullivan's senior partner, Dorman Followwill, highlighted in his opening presentation at the Growth Innovation Leadership (GIL) 2015 Africa congress that took place in Cape Town last week - Africa is the continent of the greatest opportunity today with convergence across industries resulting in the rapid emergence of new business models as well as substantial investment opportunities for the African continent.

28 Aug 2015 09:35

Rolling into the future with Ninebot One
Rolling into the future with Ninebot One

Imperial Green Mobility has glided into the next generation with the introduction of Ninebot ONE, a curiously cool walking and running 'robot' that's as intelligent savvy as it is fashionably futuristic. The exclusive Ninebot ONE is set to take South Africa by storm and revolutionise the way today's youth sees personal transport.

28 Aug 2015 09:19

Advanced video surveillance a significant advantage
Advanced video surveillance a significant advantage

Perimeter security is the first line of defence against external physical threats and a fundamental component of security systems. Graphic Image Technologies's (GIT) advanced video surveillance systems provides an advantage by incorporating thermal cameras with built-in analytics, cloud-ready infrastructure, open systems for streamlined third-party integration, 4K visuals, IP security and advanced command and control.

28 Aug 2015 08:55

WiredWomen conference addresses diversity in ICT
WiredWomen conference addresses diversity in ICT

The fifth WiredWomen Conference, being held on 23 October 2015 at the Protea Hotel Parktonian, Braamfontein, Johannesburg, will discuss issues of workplace diversity...

27 Aug 2015 14:39

Workshop17 supporting African tech and innovation
Workshop17 supporting African tech and innovation

The V&A Waterfront's Workshop17, a multi-use innovation hub designed to showcase and enable solutions to South African and African opportunities, is set to lift the veil on African tech and innovation.

27 Aug 2015 11:22

[SA Innovation Summit] Emerging companies insights: Where do we stand?
[SA Innovation Summit] Emerging companies insights: Where do we stand?

In a good news, bad news scenario, people would rather hear the bad news first. And in the case of emerging entrepreneurial businesses in South Africa, local is not so lekker, say Maija de Riijk-Uys and Alexandra Fraser of PwC Accelerator and Silicon Cape respectively.

By Nicci Botha 27 Aug 2015 09:13

Managed services: enabling a dynamic workplace
Managed services: enabling a dynamic workplace

For mobile staff the days of allocated desks, landline telephones and in-person meetings for collaboration purposes, are gone. Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) has become more than just a nice to have in the workplace, but a trend that enables mobility, empowering employees to potentially work from anywhere at any time.

By Thuthuka Mhlongo 27 Aug 2015 08:49

Financial services takes almost 100 days to identify cyber threats
Financial services takes almost 100 days to identify cyber threats

According to a new Ponemon Institute Survey, sponsored by Arbor Networks, provider of DDoS and advanced threat protection solutions for enterprise and service provider networks, financial services organisations are well aware that they are the targets of serious and advanced security threats, they struggle to identify attacks once they are inside their network.

27 Aug 2015 08:25

Redefine mobile data management, strike the right balance
Redefine mobile data management, strike the right balance

The consumerisation of IT has combined mobility and cloud, two powerful forces. Either one represents a major shift on their own, but how they interact is giving organisations a real headache. Not least of which is the expectation of users who only want a few simple things: all their own data and the corporate data they need for their job, anytime and everywhere as well as easy and secure ways to share data.

By Nigel Tozer 27 Aug 2015 08:07

[SA Innovation Summit] The business of disruption
[SA Innovation Summit] The business of disruption

We're facing a brave new world, where disruption technology and e-commerce are forcing traditional industries to re-examine their take on doing business to include innovative solution-based thinking if they want to stay in the game.

By Nicci Botha 26 Aug 2015 14:51

Fierce competition: traditional ERP versus cloud
Fierce competition: traditional ERP versus cloud

ERP vendors, who have previously dominated the market by locking in customers with growth-yielding licensing deals are now struggling to survive while the cloud ERP software market is experiencing enormous growth. According to Gartner, cloud software will drive $3.8tn of overall IT spending in 2015.

24 Aug 2015 07:57