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MTN 808 call centre closed
MTN 808 call centre closed

MTN's call centre was closed on Sunday as the strike over pay and bonuses at the company continued.

By Jenni Evans 25 May 2015 12:01

3D seismic data is the key to offshore drilling, AziNam believes
3D seismic data is the key to offshore drilling, AziNam believes

AziNam, the exploration and production company, is applying state-of-the-art technology in the form of high-quality 3D seismic data to come to terms with Namibia's largely unknown geology - a move that it believes will prove to be the turning point in offshore drilling in the region...

25 May 2015 12:00

Betting the farm on untested tech
Betting the farm on untested tech

While a plethora of new payment solutions are coming to market, businesses should be cautious about moving to new solutions just for the sake of it.

By Jonas Thulin 25 May 2015 10:33

Elliotdale school gets tech savvy
Elliotdale school gets tech savvy

Deputy Minister of Communications, Stella Ndabeni-Abrahams, on Friday made learning at Ngangolwandle High School in Elliotdale, in the Eastern Cape much more exciting by handing over 25 desktop computers, among other things...

By Yolisa Blom 25 May 2015 08:15

Beware the criminal within
Beware the criminal within

Allegations that a provincial premier is enriching himself through tenders for friends and family have recently come to light. These allegations suggest that the premier has been using his political influence to further the business interests of those close to him.

22 May 2015 14:20

Cheaper smartphones expand SA e-commerce
Cheaper smartphones expand SA e-commerce

CAPE TOWN - The growth of smartphones in South Africa is revolutionising e-commerce but marketing bosses have yet to accept that it's not only wealthy people who now have the gadgets, says an insider.

By Duncan Alfreds 22 May 2015 11:50

Awesome South Africa mobile app launched to promote tourism
Awesome South Africa mobile app launched to promote tourism

Developer Brandon Wilson has released his Awesome South Africa mobile app, which offers vendors and merchants in the tourism industry a platform on which to promote products, services and establishments to tourists.

By Tom Jackson 22 May 2015 08:32

Telkom plagued by persistent recruitment scam
Telkom plagued by persistent recruitment scam

A recruitment scam offering paid Telkom internships at the company upon payment of a booking fee of R90 is currently still in operation. The scam first came to light in February 2015, according to a statement issued by Telkom.

By Darryl Linington 22 May 2015 08:17

Revolutionising the Cloud for ERP users
Revolutionising the Cloud for ERP users

One Channel and Acumatica take the message on the road showcasing the power of a true Cloud platform which leverages scalability and mobility - enabling integration between financial and sales processes, business intelligence and productivity for revenue gains to companies across all sizes in South Africa.

22 May 2015 07:48

Don't make boardroom decisions without inviting the data scientist
Don't make boardroom decisions without inviting the data scientist

Big Data is fast becoming the biggest buzz phrase in business. It is such a strategic imperative that recent research from Accenture showed that 87% of enterprises believe big data analytics will redefine the competitive landscape of their industries within three years. Does this mean the data scientist - the person responsible for analysing and extracting value from the data - should get a seat at the boardroom table?

By Francois Swanepoel 21 May 2015 13:58

We are because of PR - Bizcommunity.com
We are because of PR

A paraphrase of the definition of Ubuntu - we are because you are - goes some way to explain that apart from our pride in being Africa's premier B2B news distribution channel, Bizcommunity is also proud to be home to a great many of the continent's foremost PR, marketing and digital communications professionals.

Issued by Bizcommunity.com 21 May 2015 12:06

MTN South Africa struck down by strike action
MTN South Africa struck down by strike action

According to a report via EWN, Mobile service provider MTN revealed that its call and service centres as well as its distribution offices are currently being affected by the latest strike - which has essentially struck down the operator. According to the report, the strike is being led by the Communication Workers Union (CWU).

By Darryl Linington 21 May 2015 08:49

Why your P@s$word is a fail
Why your P@s$word is a fail

Passwords have become practically useless as the sole security measure protecting your personal information, says Fortinet.

By Jonas Thulin 21 May 2015 07:30