Pokémon Go - the most profitable, popular and dangerous app in the world
Pokémon Go - the most profitable, popular and dangerous app in the world

When the trailer for Pokémon Go released last year, it felt like the world had come to a standstill. The news that the coolest, most addictive game from the Generation Y's and Millennials' childhoods would soon be entering the real world was enough to send everybody into a frenzy on social media.

By Marthinus Van Rhyn 12 hours ago

Characteristics of a good entrepreneur
Characteristics of a good entrepreneur

The life of the entrepreneur can seem highly attractive to those looking from the outside. Who would not be attracted by the lure of greater freedom, independence and individual sovereignty that are part and parcel of the life of an entrepreneur?

By Jonathan Stewart 1 day ago

#InnovationMonth: Navigating stories with VoiceMap's Iain Manley
#InnovationMonth: Navigating stories with VoiceMap's Iain Manley

VoiceMap, an immersive audio tour app breathes character into cities through guided GPS location-aware audio tours by "journalists, novelists, tour guides and passionate locals". We chat to founder Ian Manley about city storytelling for #InnovationMonth.

By Ruth Cooper 1 day ago

Yahoo breach highlights the need for cyber insurance
Yahoo breach highlights the need for cyber insurance

The cyber attack on Yahoo.com's email servers in 2014 put at least 500m of their users' personal information at risk, and highlights the liability companies face in keeping this kind of information safe.

1 day ago

Visa Checkout takes on more than 100 merchants
Visa Checkout takes on more than 100 merchants

More than 100 merchants are among the first wave of South African online retailers to use Visa Checkout, including Aramex Global Shopper, Discovery, Emirates Airline, TicketPro, WebTickets and Yuppiechef.

2 days ago

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Customer engagement software revolutionises Mr Price Group's operations, delivers ROI

Six months into deploying Interactive Intelligence's customer engagement software suite, Customer Interaction Centre™ (CIC) at its 621- and 30-seat contact centres in Durban, Mr Price Group has seen improved operations and realised its ROI.

2 days ago

#GartnerSYM: Turning digital threat into opportunity
#GartnerSYM: Turning digital threat into opportunity

Digital transformation... not just a business buzzword, but a modern business reality. The new digital economy has resulted in a blurring of lines between industries and a fresh crop of digital competitors vying for the attention of the customers you believed to be yours. Anybody and everybody is at threat of being disrupted.

By Lauren Hartzenberg 2 days ago

Collaborate to unlock competitive advantage
Collaborate to unlock competitive advantage

How companies can use collaboration tools as innovation hacks.

By Farren Roper 2 days ago

#InnovationMonth: SA's matchmaking app for the freelance economy
#InnovationMonth: SA's matchmaking app for the freelance economy

For many, the office-based, 9am to 5pm corporate workplace has lost its lustre, resulting in a move towards freelance or project work. But the freelance economy is not without its challenges, as operating in isolation with a lack of resources can make for tricky circumstances when the need to source talented individuals and service providers arises.

By Lauren Hartzenberg 3 days ago

Digital transformation: the CIO experience
Digital transformation: the CIO experience

With technology constantly evolving, your next disrupter or partner could be right around the corner. CIOs need to perceive opportunities and threats that others can't to succeed. It's all about seeing the full picture, anticipating the unexpected and seizing opportunities that others miss.

23 Sep 2016

Mobile will be the TV of the future
Mobile will be the TV of the future

According to Discover Digital, a digital entertainment and video on demand (VOD) services company, traditional broadcasting is changing as more consumers turn to mobile.

23 Sep 2016

Technology solutions help to boost citizen empowerment
Technology solutions help to boost citizen empowerment

Information and communications technology (ICT) remains the key contributor to the development of advanced economies, and the Government Technology Conference (GovTech) 2016 - which is a platform for public and private sector leaders, professionals and practitioners to discuss, deliberate and explore the role that ICT plays in improving the quality of life of citizens - lays a solid foundation on which SA is able to accelerate its digital drive.

23 Sep 2016

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PriceCheck Tech & E-Commerce Awards winners announced

South African comparison website PriceCheck hosted its inaugural Tech & E-Commerce Awards on Thursday, 23 September 2016 at The Westin Cape Town. Along with celebrating the company's 10th birthday, the Awards aimed to recognise and reward stellar tech and e-commerce businesses in South Africa - those that have stood the test of time and newcomers to the industry.

By Lauren Hartzenberg 23 Sep 2016