Belgium region Wallonia open for SA businesses expanding to Europe
Belgium region Wallonia open for SA businesses expanding to Europe

The Wallonia export investment agency, AWEX, is active encouraging South African businesses expanding into Europe to make the southern Belgian region of Wallonia their home base.

11 hours ago

Virtual reality, chatbots will dominate CX by 2020
Virtual reality, chatbots will dominate CX by 2020

The relationship brands have with their customers is set to undergo a technological revolution causing the number of human-to-human interactions to fall significantly, according to new research released by Oracle.

11 hours ago

From left: CEO Robbie Venter, founder and chairman Dr Bill Venter and former Altron TMT CEO Craig Venter
Altron announces R400m investment and corporate shake-up

JSE-listed technology group Altron has announced that it has reached agreement with Value Capital Partners Proprietary Limited (VCP) regarding a capital investment of R400 million into Altron, subject to regulatory and shareholder approval.

1 day ago

'Intelligent enterprise' - the decade's most impactful trend
'Intelligent enterprise' - the decade's most impactful trend

Zebra Technologies Corporation, a global provider of solutions and services that give enterprises real-time visibility into their operations, has announced that global leaders from healthcare, retail, transportation and logistics (T&L), and manufacturing validate the 'intelligent enterprise' as the defining trend of the decade for industries globally.

2 days ago

Five simple data security questions to ask your travel agent this festive season
Five simple data security questions to ask your travel agent this festive season

When making getaway plans and booking lodges, tours, B&Bs and travel accommodations, it's common practice for many busy professionals here in South Africa to engage the services of independent travel operators or small private travel agencies - especially so ahead of the summer festive season. These travel operators are often highly trusted individuals, such as a personal colleague or someone the traveller has been dealing with for a long time.

By Amit Parbhucharan 2 days ago

Business innovation evolves beyond pure product focus
Business innovation evolves beyond pure product focus

A focus on distinct innovation and product development capabilities is paying off for some companies as they deliver between three and seven percent higher annualised revenue than their peers, Accenture research shows.

2 days ago

Internet Solutions to acquire Mweb Connect
Internet Solutions to acquire Mweb Connect

Internet Solutions said on Friday it has entered into an agreement to acquire Naspers's consumer-focused internet service provider Mweb Connect. It did not disclose the value of the deal.

By Thabiso Mochiko 3 days ago

ALE helps hospitality industry connect with the always-on consumer
ALE helps hospitality industry connect with the always-on consumer

Technological innovation has changed the hospitality industry significantly and continues to do so. Consumers are always switched on through their mobile devices and show a growing preference for using these devices to make bookings, arrange itineraries and interact with establishments. To ensure customers receive the highest level of service, hotels have had to change and improve their communications systems. To this end, Alcatel-Lucent Enterprise recently showcased its latest technology for the hospitality industry. We spoke to Ravin Naidu, the regional director South Africa, ALE, to find out how they help establishments connect to their always-on customers.

By Cari Van Wyk 2 Dec 2016

The why and how of high throughput satellites
The why and how of high throughput satellites

On August 24 this year, Intelsat announced that Intelsat 33e, the second of seven planned Intelsat Epic high throughput satellites, was launched successfully from French Guiana aboard an Ariane 5 launch vehicle. Intelsat 33e, manufactured by Boeing, will bring high throughput capacity in both C- and Ku-band to the Africa, Europe, Middle East and Asia regions.

By Dawie de Wet 2 Dec 2016

Is your IT department run by the right people?
Is your IT department run by the right people?

Information technology (IT) is integral to and at the heart of any business, underpinning every department and function within the organisation. As such, IT service management (ITSM) forms a fundamental part of the success of an organisation's processes and is a key ingredient in continually revitalising any business.

By Edward Carbutt 1 Dec 2016

Nokia and HPE expand collaboration on Enterprise of Things
Nokia and HPE expand collaboration on Enterprise of Things

Nokia and Hewlett-Packard Enterprise (HPE) have announced a strategic collaboration on Internet of Things (IoT) solutions for enterprise customers.

1 Dec 2016