ICT Trends 2020

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Wait...is that the real Facebook?
Wait...is that the real Facebook?

Check Point Research, a provider of cybersecurity solutions globally, has published its new Brand Phishing Report for Q4 2019...

12 hours ago

Is there real benefit in cloud for SA businesses?
Is there real benefit in cloud for SA businesses?

The cloud has long been cited as a means of achieving multiple business benefits, however, are South African businesses seeing the real benefits?

By Evan-Lee Courie 13 hours ago

David Morobe, executive general manager: impact investment, Business Partners
#BizFinFocus: Read the signs to forge ahead in a gloomy economy

Although the International Monetary Fund gave South Africa's economic growth prospects a downward revision for this year, 2020 could still hold significant opportunities for business owners who know where to look...

By David Morobe 12 Feb 2020

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Lessons from the second last Blockbuster in the world

Dargaville, a small town on the banks of the Wairoa River in the North Island of New Zealand with a population of approximately 4,500 people, lost the second-last 'Blockbuster' movie store on Earth a few weeks ago. The last one is in the town of Bend, Oregon in the USA...

By Damon Stapleton 12 Feb 2020

AI & ML: Test assured
AI & ML: Test assured

Artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning (ML) are technologies that have long since left the moniker of 'emergent' behind...

12 Feb 2020

Website health check (in 5 easy steps)
Website health check (in 5 easy steps)

With 2020 properly underway, it's a good time to take a step back and assess the health of your website. While you may not be able to tell immediately if it's performing at its best, there are a few regular checks that can help...

Issued by xneelo 11 Feb 2020

HP's plan to bridge gap between tech, education and Africa's hidden talent
HP's plan to bridge gap between tech, education and Africa's hidden talent

Elisabeth Moreno, vice president and managing director of HP Africa, offers insight into how technology and education can help economic growth in Africa...

By Imran Salie 11 Feb 2020

Itec Communications acquires company, rebrands
Itec Communications acquires company, rebrands

Itec Communications has announced the acquisition of an IT infrastructure integrator to meet what it calls a growing demand for integrated communications...

10 Feb 2020

#StartupStory: Franc believes investing is for everyone
#StartupStory: Franc believes investing is for everyone

If you think that investing is only for the rich, you're absolutely wrong...

By Evan-Lee Courie 10 Feb 2020

Workplace 2020: People and tech trends
Workplace 2020: People and tech trends

Increased automation, AI, robots, 5G, digital everything - the workplace of the future that we've been talking about for so long, is actually here...

By Andrew Robinson 10 Feb 2020

#SaferInternetDay: Industry-specific approaches to cyber risks
#SaferInternetDay: Industry-specific approaches to cyber risks

Companies of all natures, shapes, and sizes are at risk of cyber threats and crime. No organisation is immune to cyber-attacks...

By Evan-Lee Courie 10 Feb 2020

Achieving digital ecosystems in rural Africa remains a challenge
Achieving digital ecosystems in rural Africa remains a challenge

Creating a digital ecosystem in rural areas requires collaboration with local suppliers if long-term success is to be achieved...

7 Feb 2020

The cloud - a key enabler of business innovation
The cloud - a key enabler of business innovation

Consequently, the role of the CIO has become that of executioner of the corporate strategy, which requires that they have an IT strategy that is aligned with business innovation.

7 Feb 2020

Silversoft recognised as Deltek's International Reseller of the Year for 2019
Silversoft recognised as Deltek's International Reseller of the Year for 2019

Silversoft has been a Deltek partner for over 14 years and was, for the third consecutive year, awarded International Partner of the Year at the annual Global Partner Kickoff...

Issued by Silversoft 6 Feb 2020

Emerging technologies are opening up opportunities in Africa
Emerging technologies are opening up opportunities in Africa

The world as we know it is becoming more digital than ever, and this is just the beginning. Emerging technologies are opening up new opportunities...

By Nicolas Blixell 6 Feb 2020

How necessary is CCTV in the retail industry?
How necessary is CCTV in the retail industry?

As tough economic times get tougher, the retail industry will need to think carefully about how to reduce their risk in order to protect their shoppers, stock and their bottom line...

By Laurence Smith 6 Feb 2020

Consider your customers in your digital transformation strategy
Consider your customers in your digital transformation strategy

Most organisations understand the need for digital transformation, with many spending fortunes on investments in digital technologies...

By Brent Haumann 6 Feb 2020

Helping build data analytics driven enterprise across Africa
Helping build data analytics driven enterprise across Africa

DataCon's comprehensive agenda, developed through extensive market research, covers key strategic and operational topics. This event attracts senior level decision makers and key influencers tasked with building data analytics driven enterprises...

Issued by CORINIUM GLOBAL INTELLIGENCE 6 Feb 2020

Tellumat hands over business to CK Solutions
Tellumat hands over business to CK Solutions

Tellumat has announced the sale of several Tellumat Integrated Solutions (TIS) lines of business to CK Solutions...

6 Feb 2020

#StartupStory: Disrupting short-term insurance in SA
#StartupStory: Disrupting short-term insurance in SA

Solvency, a black-owned insurance solution, launched in January 2020 and is set to disrupt the short-term insurance industry in South Africa...

By Evan-Lee Courie 6 Feb 2020

RCS: the next-generation native messaging service
RCS: the next-generation native messaging service

The next generation SMS that comes native on smartphones is known as Rich Communication Service (RCS)...

By Douglas van Wyk 6 Feb 2020

The rise of data centres in Africa
The rise of data centres in Africa

Now and again, a new Information and Communication Technology (ICT) solution sees a combination of factors unite to create a 'perfect storm' of demand...

6 Feb 2020

Harnessing the business power of WhatsApp
Harnessing the business power of WhatsApp

Today, customers demand more than ever before from brands, including fast, personalised, reliable and free two-way communication...

By Shaun van Rooyen 5 Feb 2020

What does the AWS EUC Competency status means for iOCO?
What does the AWS EUC Competency status means for iOCO?

Amazon Web Services recently announced that iOCO achieved AWS End-User Computing (EUC) Competency status, becoming one of the first partners to achieve this...

By Evan-Lee Courie 5 Feb 2020

Help youth navigate through the digital world
Help youth navigate through the digital world

With Children's Mental Health Week from 3 to 9 February 2020, many parents and teachers, even doctors and psychologists are feeling lost at sea by the technological divide...

5 Feb 2020

Could 2020 be the year of the multi-DC?
Could 2020 be the year of the multi-DC?

2019 was a remarkable time of progression for the data centre market...

By Tony Bartlett 5 Feb 2020

Using tech for socio-economic prosperity
Using tech for socio-economic prosperity

Technology is more than just a tool designed to make things go faster. It's a lever that can be used to improve the human condition through innovation...

4 Feb 2020

5 apps making life lekker for locals
5 apps making life lekker for locals

There is a slew of mobile apps that have been created by South Africans, for South Africans to make life, well, a little bit more "lekker"...

4 Feb 2020

How to be 'data ready' in 2020
How to be 'data ready' in 2020

Data is an intrinsic part of business processes and also a source of competitive differentiation thanks to the potential of data analytics...

By Johan Scheepers 4 Feb 2020

#BizTrends2020: What does the African mobile consumer really want for the new decade?
#BizTrends2020: What does the African mobile consumer really want for the new decade?

The start of this new decade marks almost 10 years since the smartphone entered Africa...

By Lynette Hundermark 3 Feb 2020

Technology developments outlook for 2020
Technology developments outlook for 2020

2019 was a significant year for the technology sector. It brought rise to numerous technological innovations and new business models...

By Brendan McAravey 3 Feb 2020

Using tech to fight forest fires
Using tech to fight forest fires

The South African forest fire season has begun and an estimated 20,807 hectares of land were burnt in the Western Cape...

3 Feb 2020

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