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Consolidating your backup and recovery makes sound business sense
Consolidating your backup and recovery makes sound business sense

The majority of enterprises today are burdened with multiple backup and data protection solutions...

By Mike Rees 10 hours ago

Advertising in the competitive telecommunications, broadband and connectivity landscape
Advertising in the competitive telecommunications, broadband and connectivity landscape

On 31 May, Ornico and Financial Mail will host the next AdForum event, where a panel of advertising industry experts will analyse recently flighted print, television and radio advertising in the telecommunications and broadband sectors...

Issued by Ornico 1 day ago

The human factor: a top insight from a CX Masterclass
The human factor: a top insight from a CX Masterclass

Companies, from legacy to startup, multi-national to local, are all grappling with how to meet steeply rising customer experience (CX) expectations...

1 day 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...

16 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

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

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

#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

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

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

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

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 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

Demystifying DMaaS and why you need it
Demystifying DMaaS and why you need it

The move towards "Everything as a Service" (XaaS) is revolutionising business...

By Iniel Dreyer 3 May 2019

Q&A: Marko Salic on digitally transforming retail and supply chain solutions
Q&A: Marko Salic on digitally transforming retail and supply chain solutions

Argility is a South African enterprise software development and services company focussing on using industry 4.0 technologies in the retail and supply chain arena...

By Evan-Lee Courie 3 May 2019

#TechBytes 7: The Case for Agile Marketing
#TechBytes 7: The Case for Agile Marketing

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

2 May 2019

How 4IR could boost public service delivery and rein in costs
How 4IR could boost public service delivery and rein in costs

Robotics, artificial intelligence and other technologies of the fourth industrial revolution (4IR) could provide a welcome boost to government service delivery...

2 May 2019

Truth Seeker: How to avoid logical fallacies and cognitive biases in data science
Truth Seeker: How to avoid logical fallacies and cognitive biases in data science

Principa, a South African data analytics, software and consulting company, has released a new e-book titled Truth Seeker: a guide to avoiding logical fallacies and cognitive biases in data science...

Issued by Principa 30 Apr 2019

Arun Babu, digital and technology leader, Deloitte Consulting Africa
Forecasting in an age of digital disruption

"Prediction is very difficult, especially about the future," Nobel prize winner Niels Bohr famously said. He was talking about his chosen field, physics, but as any CFO will tell you, the sentiment applies just as aptly to the world of finance...

By Arun Babu 26 Apr 2019

8 supply chain technology trends to watch
8 supply chain technology trends to watch

With supply chains becoming increasingly globalised and more complex, organisations should know all parties in their supply chain network and trust them...

25 Apr 2019

The new digital divide is between people who opt out of algorithms and people who don't
The new digital divide is between people who opt out of algorithms and people who don't

Every aspect of life can be guided by artificial intelligence algorithms - from choosing what route to take for your morning commute, to deciding whom to take on a date...

By Anjana Susarla 23 Apr 2019

Bringing AI to the data centre
Bringing AI to the data centre

It's time to bring AI to the data centre. SA Businesses especially those involved in data centre management should start adopting and embracing AI now if they still want to continue to be relevant.

By Jim Holland 17 Apr 2019

How to help customers embrace business intelligence
How to help customers embrace business intelligence

Data by itself is useless. For it to have any real, tangible value, one must be able to turn data into information...

16 Apr 2019

5 SME big data myths demystified
5 SME big data myths demystified

Despite positive case studies and the increasing uptake of analytical capabilities by large businesses, some SMEs are still sceptical...

15 Apr 2019

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