Joburg leg of SAP Skills for Africa initiative kicks off
Joburg leg of SAP Skills for Africa initiative kicks off

SAP Skills for Africa is a skills development and job creation initiative launched by SAP Africa in 2015. The latest chapter in the South African leg commenced this week with student orientation, prefacing the actual training due to start on 29 September.

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BlackBerry to cease making smartphones
BlackBerry to cease making smartphones

It's the end of an era. BlackBerry, the once-dominant maker of devices that kept business executives glued to their e-mail, will no longer develop its own phones.

2 days ago

#GartnerSYM: Disrupt or be disrupted
#GartnerSYM: Disrupt or be disrupted

The African leg of the Gartner Symposium/ITxpo has just concluded in Cape Town, providing an eager crowd of top tech leaders with invaluable insights on trends shaping not just IT, but business in general.

By Lauren Hartzenberg 2 days ago

#GartnerSYM: A lesson in disaster recovery
#GartnerSYM: A lesson in disaster recovery

The who's who in IT leadership filled the Cape Town International Convention Centre this week for this year's much anticipated Gartner Symposium/ITxpo. Among them is Michael White, an evangelist at Veeam, here to speak about what he says is his favourite topic: disaster recovery.

By Lauren Hartzenberg 2 days ago

#GartnerSYM: Aspiring African innovators to watch
#GartnerSYM: Aspiring African innovators to watch

The Gartner Aspiring Innovators programme has for a second year identified early-stage tech startups from the African continent that have created interesting and unique enterprise solutions.

By Lauren Hartzenberg 3 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.

27 Sep 2016

#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 27 Sep 2016