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How to effectively engage with a software-service provider
How to effectively engage with a software-service provider

As a decision maker within your company, you may be faced with the question of whether or not to bring in a software-resourcing partner, and how to effectively utilise this partnership to structure a software-development division that incorporates your goals, priorities and values.

By Tim Kroon 21 Apr 2015 14:34

Convergence saves money, lowers complexity - WhichVoIP.co.za
Convergence saves money, lowers complexity

The telecoms arena is undergoing a major transformation. End-users and businesses are becoming more diverse in their requirements, driving a growing demand for new and tailored communications services.

Issued by WhichVoIP.co.za 21 Apr 2015 11:34

Translations: man vs machine
Translations: man vs machine

Many people have had frustrating experiences with machine translation. Some visited restaurants in foreign countries and could barely read the menus while others couldn't decipher warning signs in public areas. Computer translation errors can cause grave damage to businesses looking to sell their products and services globally. In China, there's an eatery called "Translate Server Error." Apparently, the owner wanted to translate the word restaurant and the machine produced an error message instead.

21 Apr 2015 10:37

Travel app to revolutionise business travel in SA
Travel app to revolutionise business travel in SA

A mobile app has been developed, named Lia, which acts as your personal travel assistant. This tool simplifies the process of business travel, eliminating the frustration that comes with making travel arrangements.

By Hayley Axford 21 Apr 2015 07:32

Wipro and GIBS partner to design 'Future CIO' programme
Wipro and GIBS partner to design 'Future CIO' programme

Wipro has announced a partnership with the Gordon Institute of Business Science (GIBS) to co-design a 'Future CIO' programme, which aims to build future technology leaders.

21 Apr 2015 07:15

Why a modern data centre strategy is needed for the digital world
Why a modern data centre strategy is needed for the digital world

As a new digital world emerges from the dual impact of the 'Nexus of Forces' and the Internet of Things, the personality, structure and role of data centres will need to be changed or business agility and competitive strength will be compromised, according to Gartner.

21 Apr 2015 06:39

BlackBerry Leap launched
BlackBerry Leap launched

BlackBerry has recently announced the availability of BlackBerry Leap in the UK and roll-out in major markets. BlackBerry Leap will continue to roll out over the next few weeks across countries including Germany, France, the US, Canada, United Arab Emirates, Saudi Arabia and India.

21 Apr 2015 06:02

Full agenda for Security Summit 2015
Full agenda for Security Summit 2015

Cyber crime and cyber threat dashboards, embedding security strategies within the business, securing the IOT, digital forensics, and wireless security are among the subjects for discussion at the Security Summit 2015, to be held from 26-28 May at Vodacom World in Midrand.

20 Apr 2015 10:29

Small businesses at risk from cyber threats
Small businesses at risk from cyber threats

As governments around the world mull over cyber security measures and possible new legislation, many small and medium enterprises are pondering whether internet security is a real concern for their businesses, either because they are too small, or they don't have anything of value worth stealing.

20 Apr 2015 10:17

Bruce von Maltitz
Is your call centre a take-away joint or a fine-dining experience?

Have you ever thought about what kind of person your business would be if it was human? Or what kind of car? Are you an entry-level Honda, a reliable Toyota, or a flashy Jaguar? And what about restaurants? Are you a drive-through take-away that focuses on efficiency and takes a no-frills approach? Or do you pride yourself on offering a five-star, fine-dining experience?

By Bruce von Maltitz 20 Apr 2015 10:02

V&A Waterfront and OPEN open co-working hub at Watershed
V&A Waterfront and OPEN open co-working hub at Watershed

Last week marked the launch of the V&A Waterfront and OPEN's Workshop17, an innovation and co-working hub at the V&A Waterfront; a space dedicated to enabling and showcasing solutions for Africa; a co-working hub for people to work, meet and accelerate ideas for positive social and economic impact.

20 Apr 2015 10:00

Aaron Thornton
Three security issues to consider when using public Wi-Fi

Public Wi-Fi is almost everywhere nowadays. Coffee shops, libraries and even airports have installed hot spots to feed the growing demand for ubiquitous Wi-Fi. While convenient to use, there are hidden security risks you should know about.

By Aaron Thornton 20 Apr 2015 07:01

The mobile revolution in Africa
The mobile revolution in Africa

The influx of mobile phone has enhanced ease of access across the world - no more so than in Africa...

17 Apr 2015 15:25