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Samsung South Africa has opened a Biz Press Offices on Bizcommunity.com!
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With the success of its electronics business, Samsung has been recognised globally as an industry leader in technology and now ranked as a top 10 global brand.

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Putting you back in charge of your comms

Dale Isaac from Open Communications, talks us through how you can create a unified communications platform with all your devices joined up in one simple solution that will bring you some calm in the chaos...

By Dale Isaac 3 hours ago

The rise of robotics in the automotive industry
The rise of robotics in the automotive industry

When it comes to industrial robotics, there's no doubt that its' greatest impact is in the automotive industry...

6 hours ago

CIOs need to save...and lead
CIOs need to save...and lead

In times of crisis, it's critical that IT leaders take on more responsibility both for cost savings now and building revenues back up for tomorrow...

By Andrew Brinded 7 hours ago

5G can boost the economy
5G can boost the economy

South Africa's communications service providers are unanimous that 5G will be a key enabler of the Fourth Industrial Revolution....

1 day ago

ERP IS an option for small businesses
ERP IS an option for small businesses

Contrary to popular belief, ERP is a good option for startups and small to medium businesses, especially now...

1 day ago

POPIA in the age of AI
POPIA in the age of AI

The artificial intelligence (AI) market is predicted to reach revenues of $156 billion by the end of 2020...

1 day ago

Check Point reveals vulnerability found in Instagram
Check Point reveals vulnerability found in Instagram

Instagram is one of the most popular social media platforms globally, with over 100+ million photos uploaded every day, and nearly 1 billion monthly active users...

1 day ago

2020 Fak'ugesi Digital Innovation Fest to be held online
2020 Fak'ugesi Digital Innovation Fest to be held online

The 2020 Fak'ugesi Digital Innovation Festival is set to take place online from 20 October to 20 November 2020...

25 Sep 2020

Technology is key to rebuilding small businesses and restarting the economy
Technology is key to rebuilding small businesses and restarting the economy

As the initial shock of the coronavirus pandemic subsides, South Africa's small business leaders must now pick themselves up and begin to rebuild...

By Colin Timmis 25 Sep 2020

Secure your digital transformation journey with these six tips
Secure your digital transformation journey with these six tips

As the world adjusts to a new normal, the current situation has underlined the importance of all things digital to keep the basics of our society running...

By Quintin McCutcheon 23 Sep 2020

Circular economy offers massive cost savings
Circular economy offers massive cost savings

Sustainability has become a major focus in many industries across the globe, especially in the tech space...

By Bridgette Vermaak 23 Sep 2020

A clarion call for change
A clarion call for change

It is tempting to want to and focus on the immediate circumstance during an almost overwhelming global crisis, but this is the time to prepare wisely for the medium and long-term impacts of the pandemic...

By Sarah Gooding 22 Sep 2020

The Covid-driven surge in online grocery shopping
The Covid-driven surge in online grocery shopping

E-commerce will permanently benefit from people wanting to, or being forced to, socially distance themselves. One of the sub-sectors in this space is online grocery shopping...

By Ross Jenvey 22 Sep 2020

MTN transformation programme turns employees into store owners
MTN transformation programme turns employees into store owners

Four MTN employees have become BBBEE owner-operators of 14 stores across Johannesburg and KwaZulu-Natal...

22 Sep 2020

Whose job is it to train our youth in digital skills?
Whose job is it to train our youth in digital skills?

Our youth unemployment crisis is one of the biggest challenges facing South Africa, but this is not news...

By Visagan Naidoo 22 Sep 2020

Drone tech helps boost healthcare supply chains
Drone tech helps boost healthcare supply chains

Health workers serving remote communities in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) must often undertake a six-day return journey to collect vaccines...

22 Sep 2020

#DoBizZA: How UBU International can give local businesses a leg up
#DoBizZA: How UBU International can give local businesses a leg up

UBU International aims to help local businesses boost their sales by leveraging a combination of mobile discovery, marketing, rewards and mobile payments...

By Lauren Hartzenberg 21 Sep 2020

Agility and flexibility - the IT service provider differentiators
Agility and flexibility - the IT service provider differentiators

In a time when tried and tested business plans are being re-evaluated and even redesigned, the highly competitive IT service provider segment needs to set their sights on partnering with the right companies...

By Hemant Harie 21 Sep 2020

Public-private partnerships hold the key to future development
Public-private partnerships hold the key to future development

For Africa to not just survive the current pandemic, but to thrive, investment into digital infrastructure is inevitable...

By Ryno Rijnsburger 21 Sep 2020

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South Africa's Covid-19 tracing app - would you download it?

Jarred Mailer-Lyons, head of digital at The MediaShop shares his views on SA's new Covid-19 tracing app...

By Jarred Mailer-Lyons 21 Sep 2020

#DoBizZa: digiToken, the app driving economic activity in the informal market
#DoBizZa: digiToken, the app driving economic activity in the informal market

digiToken is a new and convenient platform that enables consumers to buy airtime, electricity and water online - all from the comfort of your home by practising safe social distancing...

By Evan-Lee Courie 18 Sep 2020

What do you do if your business has been hacked?
What do you do if your business has been hacked?

The recent Experian data breach saw close to 800,000 businesses along with over 24 million South Africans' information left on the internet exposed to cybercriminals...

18 Sep 2020

More speakers added to SingularityU SA Online Summit 2020
More speakers added to SingularityU SA Online Summit 2020

SingularityU South Africa has announced an additional 15 speakers that will address Africa at the online SingularityU South Africa Summit on 14-15 October 2020...

18 Sep 2020

What's the one thing all businesses need to pivot right now?
What's the one thing all businesses need to pivot right now?

During the early stages of the crisis, organisations had to prioritise their most mission-critical functions to stabilise and pivot. Digital transformation emerged as one of those high-priority areas...

By Robin Fisher 16 Sep 2020

The role of data science in money management
The role of data science in money management

With the Fourth Industrial Revolution underway, organisations that respond proactively and appropriately to technological changes will gain a competitive advantage...

By Shriya Roy 16 Sep 2020

By invitation only: Amazon's new 'Luxury Stores' experience
By invitation only: Amazon's new 'Luxury Stores' experience

Amazon has unveiled a new premium shopping experience on its mobile app, called Luxury Stores, that will focus on both established and emerging luxury fashion and beauty brands...

16 Sep 2020

The fourth agricultural revolution is coming - but who will really benefit?
The fourth agricultural revolution is coming - but who will really benefit?

AI, robots and other technologies could transform farming - for worse as well as for better...

By David Rose and Charlotte-Anne Chivers 16 Sep 2020

Reflecting on the future of SA's digital shift
Reflecting on the future of SA's digital shift

Although it is undeniably difficult to look back to February 2020 while still in the midst of a global pandemic, reflection can, in fact, reveal the many positive developments (and lessons) that the crisis has brought...

By Ryan Jamieson 16 Sep 2020

#HumanTraffickingAwareness: Do you know your childs' exact location?
#HumanTraffickingAwareness: Do you know your childs' exact location?

The amount of women and children who go missing in South Africa is cause for national concern...

By Evan-Lee Courie 15 Sep 2020

From Zoom to Netflix, your life could be a hack waiting to happen
From Zoom to Netflix, your life could be a hack waiting to happen

From Zoom to Netflix, cyberattacks are getting clever about getting your attention...

15 Sep 2020

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