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Preparing customers for new cyber security regulations
Preparing customers for new cyber security regulations

Organisations across the board are under pressure to secure their data, and act decisively and transparently should they suffer a security event...

2 days ago

Using tech for visual storytelling is a powerful learning tool
Using tech for visual storytelling is a powerful learning tool

Visual storytelling is fundamental to the human experience, and one of our oldest forms of expression...

By Glenn Gillis 2 days ago

Skills and tech impacting SA's digital marketing performance
Skills and tech impacting SA's digital marketing performance

A lack of digital skills, technology wherewithal and data-driven marketing is holding South Africa back from meaningful transformation...

2 days ago

Change management paves the way for successful cloud migration
Change management paves the way for successful cloud migration

Cloud adoption has accelerated in South Africa over the past decade, driven mainly by large enterprises moving into private cloud environments. This trend is increasing now that global vendors such as Microsoft have launched their data centres in the country, which will see growth in the public cloud.

By Sudhansu Mishra 2 days ago

RCS technology boosts CX by enabling consumers to 'touch & feel' messaging
RCS technology boosts CX by enabling consumers to 'touch & feel' messaging

From being the numberplate prefix for the Western Cape town of Knysna, 'CX' is today popping up all over the web as the marketer's shorthand for 'Customer Experience'...

By Devon Meerholz 3 days ago

Load shedding, internet connectivity slows down tech adoption in SA
Load shedding, internet connectivity slows down tech adoption in SA

Research shows nearly half of South African small businesses struggle with internet connectivity...

3 days ago

Lessons learned from the latest WhatsApp hack
Lessons learned from the latest WhatsApp hack

We were once again reminded that mobile devices, the one thing most of us never leave home without, are vulnerable to attacks...

3 days ago

5 technologies transforming the online ticketing business
5 technologies transforming the online ticketing business

As a sub-industry of online retail, ticketing and event management are being shaped to engage consumers in unprecedented ways.

By James Tagg 3 days ago

How to hyper-personalise your digital communications
How to hyper-personalise your digital communications

There was a time, not all that long ago, when personalising digital communications simply meant addressing your customers by name...

By Ross Sibbald 3 days ago

Using the cloud responsibly for a greener future
Using the cloud responsibly for a greener future

Whether you believe in anthropomorphic climate change or not, there is one intangible truth which is impossible to dispute...

By Johan Scheepers 15 May 2019

Using the cloud to provide business agility
Using the cloud to provide business agility

Businesses are moving from talking about adopting cloud services to aggressively doing it...

By Trent Odgers 15 May 2019

Nieman's caption: “Am I doing this right?”
#BehindtheSelfie with... Derik Nieman

This week, we go behind the selfie with Derik Nieman, director of data and analytics at performance marketing agency, Algorithm...

By Leigh Andrews 15 May 2019

A snapshot of digital transformation in SA
A snapshot of digital transformation in SA

The distorting of the physical and virtual world is reshaping businesses, industries and sectors...

15 May 2019

DMaaS - a solution for the mining digital revolution?
DMaaS - a solution for the mining digital revolution?

Mining has always been an intensive industry, from the perspective of resources, time, labour and people safety...

15 May 2019

The importance of multi-operator connectivity in SA
The importance of multi-operator connectivity in SA

The many challenges in South Africa present a unique chance for the country to evolve in its approach to new and innovative technologies and their applications...

By Tony Smallwood 14 May 2019

Techies showcase talents at Red Bull Basement Hatch
Techies showcase talents at Red Bull Basement Hatch

Johannesburg's brightest young tech geniuses gathered at the Tshimologong Precinct recently to share their ideas and their creations at the Red Bull Basement Hatch event...

14 May 2019

Huawei AppGallery to feature uniquely South African content
Huawei AppGallery to feature uniquely South African content

The Huawei AppGallery will soon feature a multitude of apps and designs by local developers...

14 May 2019

The energy sector needs tech innovation
The energy sector needs tech innovation

South Africa is currently experiencing an energy crisis that requires the public and private sectors, along with households to work together...

14 May 2019

Addressing the local cybersecurity skills shortage
Addressing the local cybersecurity skills shortage

The PWC Global Economic Crime and Fraud Survey published in 2018 states that over a quarter of South African respondents believe that cybercrime will be the most disruptive, impactful crime...

By Marcus Karuppan 14 May 2019

Accelerating the browsing experience
Accelerating the browsing experience

Superbalist.com, has adopted two new technologies which have significantly accelerated the browsing experience for shoppers and translated into strong business results...

14 May 2019

Girls4Tech programme aims to reach one million girls by 2025
Girls4Tech programme aims to reach one million girls by 2025

First launched in South Africa in 2017, Mastercard's inquiry-based STEM programme Girls4Tech has so far reached more than 400,000 girls (ages 8-12) in 25 countries...

14 May 2019

Riccardo Spagni
Three trends reshaping blockchain as we know it

What's hot in blockchain technology right now? It's a question I get asked a lot. And people often think I'm being snarky when I tell them my answer can change practically every day...

By Riccardo Spagni 13 May 2019

#TechBytes 8: Implementing agile marketing
#TechBytes 8: Implementing agile marketing

#TechBytes is a nine-part video mini-series that shares nine simple steps any business can apply to generate qualified leads...

13 May 2019

Rwandan startup Ared expands micro-franchising model to Uganda
Rwandan startup Ared expands micro-franchising model to Uganda

Rwandan PaaS (platform as a service) startup Ared has marked its first international expansion by setting up 10 women-run 'smart business in a box' solar-powered kiosks in Uganda...

13 May 2019

6 Tips for creating secure passwords
6 Tips for creating secure passwords

Passwords are like toothbrushes - you want to choose a good one, never share it, and replace it quarterly...

By Doros Hadjizenonos 13 May 2019

Women in Tech and Digital Conference announced
Women in Tech and Digital Conference announced

Useful & Beautiful and Women in Tech ZA have announced the inaugural Women in Tech & Digital Conference to be held on 12 June 2019 in Cape Town...

13 May 2019

The how and why of protecting today's big data and open source workloads
The how and why of protecting today's big data and open source workloads

As organisations grow in size, complexity and the services they offer so too does the diversity of the workloads they must run...

By Mark Coletta 13 May 2019

55% of UK firms report cyber attacks
55% of UK firms report cyber attacks

Even though there is no fool-proof way to stop cybercriminals, the technology exists to recover data instantly...

10 May 2019

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