How will you speed through the digital trough of disillusionment?
How will you speed through the digital trough of disillusionment?

Peter Sondergaard, Gartner executive VP for research, addressed CIOs and senior IT executives in his keynote at the annual Gartner Symposium/ITxpo in Cape Town. He gave delegates tips to speed through what he calls the 'digital trough'.

By Ilse van den Berg 23 hours ago

Code4CT, Booking.com to co-host coding workshop
Code4CT, Booking.com to co-host coding workshop

Code for Cape Town (Code4CT) and Booking.com are partnering to encourage girls to code by co-hosting a one-day workshop on Saturday, 30 September 2017.

1 day ago

Pieter Bensch, executive vice president for Africa and Middle East, Sage.
Pieter Bensch appointed Sage executive VP Africa, Middle East

Sage has appointed Pieter Bensch as executive vice president for the Africa and Middle East region. He joins the company from HPE (Hewlett-Packard Enterprise), where he was managing director for South Africa.

3 days ago

Neville Cannon
How government CIOs can lead digital transformation

The Gartner Symposium/ITxpo kicked off on Monday, 18 September 2017 at the CTICC and is expected to attract over 1000 attendees including 190 CIOs over four days. This is where the world's top CIOs gain a strategic view of the emerging trends shaping IT and business. The event aims to help CIOs approach critical challenges, make decisions with confidence, and achieve greater impact as leaders.

By Ilse van den Berg 3 days ago

Photo by Farzad Nazifi on Unsplash
Software development critical to optimise business processes

The working environment across the world is rapidly changing and has brought with it a new set of obstacles that could impact your business and its processes.

By Marc de Villiers 3 days ago

Pick n Pay trials bitcoin payments
Pick n Pay trials bitcoin payments

Bitcoin payments could soon be commonplace at Pick n Pay. For a limited period, customers at the retailer's head office campus store have been able to use the cryptocurrency as a payment method by simply scanning a QR code using a Bitcoin wallet app on their smartphone when checking out.

3 days ago

Rising need for cloud-based website security services in South Africa
Rising need for cloud-based website security services in South Africa

With Microsoft set to open hyperscale data centres in South Africa next year, demand for cloud and internet services are set to soar. However, in anticipation of rapid digital transformation in the region, website security is a necessary area for investment to keep up with equally fast-emerging cyber threat challenges.

Issued by Cloudbric 18 Sep 2017

Greg Pritchett
Devops and its clear missing connection

For IT professionals, the idea of having a more collaborative approach between development and operations is highly appealing. Getting rid of the isolated “siloes”, opening up to feedback and building consorts across the product lifecycle, from design to end of life - who would say no to that?

By Greg Pritchett 18 Sep 2017

DevConf 2018 to include Cape Town
DevConf 2018 to include Cape Town

Developers' conference and exhibition, DevConf, will be held in Johannesburg as well as Cape Town in 2018.

18 Sep 2017