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Covid-19 spurs technology deployment
Covid-19 spurs technology deployment

It is often said that in circumstances of adversity there is opportunity...

By Bernadette Versfeld 25 Mar 2020

Connected businesses have the advantage to succeed
Connected businesses have the advantage to succeed

The disrupted business environment, as a result of the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, has made it essential to provide everyone in the organisation with anytime, anywhere access.

By Bernard Ford 25 Mar 2020

Global e-retail transaction values to exceed $4tn by 2024
Global e-retail transaction values to exceed $4tn by 2024

E-retail transaction values will reach $4.8tn by 2024, up from $3.3 trillion in 2020, according to a new report from Juniper Research...

24 Mar 2020

How efficient is your business' IT?
How efficient is your business' IT?

Due to the rise in cybercrime attacks, South Africa's information technology (IT) experts have warned businesses to ensure their electronic information is correctly stored and protected...

Issued by Hot Mustard 24 Mar 2020

Relief for SMMEs amid Covid-19
Relief for SMMEs amid Covid-19

The Covid-19 pandemic, which has been declared a National Disaster and has prompted a 21-day national shut down, is having catastrophic effects on businesses throughout South Africa and around the globe...

24 Mar 2020

Working from home? Be alert to cyber threats
Working from home? Be alert to cyber threats

The world is in chaos and everyone is vulnerable, this is the ideal situation for opportunistic cyber attackers who are constantly infiltrating networks and accessing large volumes of data...

24 Mar 2020

Our energy-efficient data centre saves you money
Our energy-efficient data centre saves you money

Despite the warm summer months, the implementation of load shedding and continuous customer growth, xneelo's Samrand Data Centre keeps its cool...

Issued by xneelo 23 Mar 2020

In the age of AI, who owns what?
In the age of AI, who owns what?

Artificial Intelligence (AI) experimentation is now prolific across South African companies, with many businesses demonstrating enthusiasm for AI...

By Herman van Schalkwyk 23 Mar 2020

Machine learning can keep SA's retail shelves stocked
Machine learning can keep SA's retail shelves stocked

The recent Covid-19 fuelled rush on retailers in South Africa, as consumers start stockpiling grocery staples, is leaving many shelves empty...

23 Mar 2020

5 WordPress secrets that will make your life easier
5 WordPress secrets that will make your life easier

We asked experienced WordPress developer, Jonathan Bossenger, to share a few WordPress tips and tricks that make the platform even easier to use. Here's what he had to say...

Issued by xneelo 23 Mar 2020

7 tips to reduce the cyber risk of remote workers
7 tips to reduce the cyber risk of remote workers

The Covid-19 outbreak creates opportunities for hackers. Remote working makes it harder to secure and contain your IT environments, protect confidential information and to respond to incidents...

By Priyanka Naidoo 23 Mar 2020

E-commerce is key to business survival
E-commerce is key to business survival

While there is a lot of uncertainty around the economic impact of the coronavirus outbreak, one thing that is certain is that it will change the way we do business in the long-term...

23 Mar 2020

How to secure your remote workforce
How to secure your remote workforce

For many organisations, the need to suddenly enable a remote workforce at scale has overtaken long-term plans they may have had to gradually extend remote work capacity...

By Doros Hadjizenonos 20 Mar 2020

#HumanRightsDay 2020: A spotlight on the right to data privacy in SA
#HumanRightsDay 2020: A spotlight on the right to data privacy in SA

In these uncertain times, South Africa is fortunate to have a constitutional democracy that is deserving of being firmly guarded. Human Rights Day is an opportune time for us to reflect on what this means to us...

By Avani Singh 20 Mar 2020

Mobile workforce of critical importance now
Mobile workforce of critical importance now

At Camsoft, it is business as usual as we have for many years now thoroughly embraced the remote working model...

Issued by Maximizer Software 20 Mar 2020

Working from home? Keep your assets secure, scam-free and insured
Working from home? Keep your assets secure, scam-free and insured

If you're allowing your staff to work from home as a preventative measure against the coronavirus pandemic, make sure you're prepared...

20 Mar 2020

Data governance is key to differentiating your customer experience
Data governance is key to differentiating your customer experience

Customer Experience (CX) has become critical to business success...

By Gary Allemann 20 Mar 2020

4IR demands reskilling workforce
4IR demands reskilling workforce

While automation and digital technologies are disrupting the workplace as we traditionally know it, it has become imperative for organisations to start reskilling their workforce...

By Garsen Naidu 19 Mar 2020

Cyber risk during Covid-19 outbreak
Cyber risk during Covid-19 outbreak

A common response by businesses to the spread of the coronavirus (Covid-19) has been to implement measures that require social distancing and remote working...

By Rosalind Lake and Priyanka Naidoo 19 Mar 2020

The importance of protecting your data
The importance of protecting your data

In its recent research, the Ponemon Institute shows that a data breach costs South African companies on average $3.06m - nearly R50m...

By Lukas van der Merwe 19 Mar 2020

Unlocking the potential of IoT
Unlocking the potential of IoT

The number of Internet of Things (IoT) devices is expected to reach more than 20 billion this year, up from the six billion in 2016...

18 Mar 2020

Humancentric: Technology fails unless it means something to someone
Humancentric: Technology fails unless it means something to someone

There are grand expectations for what's to come in the Fourth Industrial Revolution, but understanding how to make technology human-centric will be the difference...

Issued by Digitlab 18 Mar 2020

Africa's AI community seek solutions for Covid-19
Africa's AI community seek solutions for Covid-19

Members of Africa's Artificial Intelligence (AI) community have launched two initiatives seeking AI and data science solutions that will help in the fight against the Covid-19 pandemic...

18 Mar 2020

A guide to legal issues and risks surrounding Covid-19
A guide to legal issues and risks surrounding Covid-19

The global outbreak of Covid-19 has caused disruption across the world and very recently South Africa...

18 Mar 2020

7 skilful steps to survive a hackathon
7 skilful steps to survive a hackathon

Since the dawn of civilization, men and women have always sought an arena in which to show dominance...

By Matthew Gaskell 18 Mar 2020

Digital transformation in Africa
Digital transformation in Africa

IDC defines Digital Transformation (DX) as applying new technologies to radically change processes, customer experience, and value...

By Mark Walker 17 Mar 2020

Dentsu Aegis Network SSA launches Dentsu Data Labs
Dentsu Aegis Network SSA launches Dentsu Data Labs

Dentsu Aegis Network sub-Saharan Africa has launched Dentsu Data Labs - this specialist division will lead the way in data intelligence and consultancy, marketing technology and audience insights...

Issued by Dentsu Aegis Network 17 Mar 2020

The perils of not knowing your data
The perils of not knowing your data

The exponential growth of data is creating a data management headache for large organisations...

By Johan Scheepers 17 Mar 2020

5G security is all-important for governments
5G security is all-important for governments

The 5G revolution is about to flip us from a society that "uses networks" to one that "runs on networks"...

By Gerald Reddig 17 Mar 2020

Coronavirus is forcing businesses to go digital, fast
Coronavirus is forcing businesses to go digital, fast

The global onset of the Covid-19 virus will have a drastic impact on the way organisations interact with their staff, businesses, suppliers and customers...

16 Mar 2020

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