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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

Why companies cling to legacy systems
Why companies cling to legacy systems

Innovative companies know they must embrace digital transformation in their business to stay competitive in the world of the fourth industrial revolution...

By Nere Jansen van Vuuren, Issued by Principa 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

Account-Based Marketing wins the popular vote
Account-Based Marketing wins the popular vote

The results are in: Digital Kungfu's Account-Based Marketing (ABM) Survey reveals that South African ICT companies believe that the future success of their sales and marketing strategies lie with ABM...

Issued by Digital Kungfu 10 May 2019

Design from data
Design from data

Sub-Saharan Africa's data lakes are expanding rapidly, says data expert at DAN SSA Vikesh Singh, but it's knowing how to tame the tide of info that's going to help make design from data a reality...

Issued by Dentsu Aegis Network 10 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

Call for ideas to help mitigate energy crisis
Call for ideas to help mitigate energy crisis

The City of Cape Town calls for innovative and smart ideas that will help to mitigate the current energy crisis...

10 May 2019

Nike's new app feature helps customers find the perfect fit
Nike's new app feature helps customers find the perfect fit

Nike has launched a new in-app scanning solution in the US, called Nike Fit, that provides customers with their recommended shoe size in each of the company's footwear products...

10 May 2019

CEOs look for ways to sustain growth
CEOs look for ways to sustain growth

Growth continues to top the list of CEO business priorities in 2019 and 2020, according to a recent survey of CEOs and senior executives by Gartner...

10 May 2019

The power of tech for cross-border trade
The power of tech for cross-border trade

Marshall McLuhan is better known for creating the term 'global village', a description that describes how borders have effectively disappeared...

By Mike Higley 10 May 2019

Improving CX with AI
Improving CX with AI

Better customer experience (CX), which leads to improved customer satisfaction, loyalty and advocacy, is a goal across many organisations...

9 May 2019

Successful retail chatbot interactions to grow eightfold by 2023
Successful retail chatbot interactions to grow eightfold by 2023

The global number of successful retail chatbot interactions will reach 22 billion by 2023, up from an estimated 2.6 billion in 2019, as AI offers compelling new engagement solutions...

9 May 2019

Startups selected for AfricArena VivaTech 2019 delegation
Startups selected for AfricArena VivaTech 2019 delegation

AfricArena has announced the delegation of startups they will bring along and showcase at the "World's Rendezvous for Startups and Leaders", VivaTech...

9 May 2019

How will digital assistants change the way finance works?
How will digital assistants change the way finance works?

How many times have you visited a company's web site, only to be greeted by a small pop-up window asking, "How can I help?"

By Sarah George 9 May 2019

Cape Town to host inaugural BigFive Summit
Cape Town to host inaugural BigFive Summit

BigFive Digital has chosen Cape Town as host for its inaugural summit...

9 May 2019

PAM vs. PUM
PAM vs. PUM

When it comes to breaches, there are many areas that attackers focus on to try and gain entry to a company's data. One that is often overlooked by the security team is privileged accounts...

9 May 2019

Cyber attacks target Operational Technology
Cyber attacks target Operational Technology

Environments running Operational technology (OT) are stepping up their focus on cybersecurity amid a growing number of attacks...

8 May 2019

Lightning Speed: The new currency of B2B lead generation for tech
Lightning Speed: The new currency of B2B lead generation for tech

How Digital Kungfu generated a top-of-funnel pipeline for Africa's leading cloud distributor with an estimated value of $1m in three weeks...

Issued by Digital Kungfu 7 May 2019

MyBroadband - The biggest technology website in South Africa
MyBroadband - The biggest technology website in South Africa

MyBroadband continues to dominate the South African technology news market, with over two million unique browsers in April 2019...

Issued by MyBroadband 7 May 2019

Jurni to transform SA's travel and tourism industry
Jurni to transform SA's travel and tourism industry

Jurni, an innovative public-private venture that aims revolutionise and transform South Africa's travel and tourism industry was recently launched...

7 May 2019

How to maximise revenue with the cloud
How to maximise revenue with the cloud

While cloud adoption among communications service providers (CSPs) in Africa is still at an early stage...

7 May 2019

How AI can, and can't, improve your customer experience
How AI can, and can't, improve your customer experience

Ask the leadership of any reasonably-sized company what technology they're looking to implement and they'll almost invariably mention artificial intelligence...

By Ryan Falkenberg 7 May 2019

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