#ECO19: Is your mobile commerce strategy excluding the mass market?
#ECO19: Is your mobile commerce strategy excluding the mass market?

Even though South Africa saw a 25% increase in online retail over the last 12 months we need to grow e-commerce beyond the 2% of total retail sales that it currently occupies. And mobile should be the way to do that, according to Yolande Steyn, an independent consultant with experience working at Takealot and FNB.

By Lauren Hartzenberg 1 day ago

The need to construct an online strategy for the future
The need to construct an online strategy for the future

In the FMCG market, South Africa has added 100,000 new traditional trade and modern trade stores to its retail universe over the last 20 years, according to Nielsen. This is a significant number and it clearly highlights the rapid pace at which the landscape is evolving.

By Arihant Jain 3 days ago

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Focus shifts to a mobile economy in Africa

Africa is judiciously positioned to be the next big mobile market, enviously eyed by global investors for her enormous growth opportunities. 2019 is undeniably the year to prioritise investments in Africa's mobile market, to leverage this monetary opportunity.

By Josephine Wawira 19 Mar 2019

The rise of autonomous vehicles and why ethics matter
The rise of autonomous vehicles and why ethics matter

There is little doubt that autonomous vehicles, more commonly known as self-driving cars, are set to be transformational.

By Rudeon Snell 19 Mar 2019

Cybersecurity tips for app development companies
Cybersecurity tips for app development companies

App development companies that wish to make a name for themselves are in the process of studying every possible sector. While there are some who are looking to assist businesses, there are others who would rather work on apps that are designed with the fun lovers in mind. Any app development companies that are looking to expand their reach are working with a wide range of clients on a variety of projects.

By Harnil Oza 19 Mar 2019

#WinTechAfrica: Blending diversity and professionalism
#WinTechAfrica: Blending diversity and professionalism

Day 1 of the first Women in Tech Africa Conference started with a resounding message: diversity is key, but women must not wait to be recognised.

19 Mar 2019

#StartupStory: Getting to the core of Algorithm Agency
#StartupStory: Getting to the core of Algorithm Agency

In today's world, almost everything we interact with online has an algorithm at its core. Algorithm Agency takes its name from the core principle that drives all search marketing.

By Evan-Lee Courie 19 Mar 2019

Why you need to worry about user names and passwords
Why you need to worry about user names and passwords

Threat actors are relentlessly targeting end users for their credentials to penetrate corporate networks and businesses must be proactive in their cybersecurity hygiene measures, explains Kamel Heus, regional director for Northern, Southern Europe, Middle East and Africa at Centrify.

18 Mar 2019

Airbus trials shore-to-ship drone deliveries
Airbus trials shore-to-ship drone deliveries

Airbus has begun shore-to-ship trials in Singapore with its Skyways parcel delivery drone. This marks the first time drone technology has been deployed in real port conditions, to deliver a variety of small, time-critical maritime essentials to working vessels at anchorage.

18 Mar 2019

Should SA look at a more digitised election process?
Should SA look at a more digitised election process?

With the upcoming elections set to cost hundreds of millions of rands, South Africa needs to look to a future-proof, automated and digitised election process.

By Marius Coetzee 18 Mar 2019

Be aware of domain hijacking
Be aware of domain hijacking

Domain names can be stolen, held hostage and used to wreak havoc for a business website owner. Domain hijacking, as it is called, entails cyber criminals unlawfully gaining access to a website's unique domain in order to impersonate the business for other illegal activities such as phishing and harvesting customer information.

18 Mar 2019

Boeing 737 Max: Air safety, market pressures and cockpit technology
Boeing 737 Max: Air safety, market pressures and cockpit technology

In just five short months, two Boeing 737 Max 8 airliners crashed, killing a total of 346 passengers and crew members. Both occurred shortly after take-off, and the similarities between the two catastrophes raised fundamental questions about the aircraft's safety. It was grounded by nation after nation, with only Canada and the United States holding out. Finally, they too halted flights on March 13.

By Oihab Allal-Chérif 18 Mar 2019

Keeping your workforce engaged through collaboration, gamification
Keeping your workforce engaged through collaboration, gamification

When researching the benefits that having an engaged workforce can bring to an organisation, more often than not, the same two factors on how to improve this keep arising, these being collaboration and gamification.

By Rob Bothma 18 Mar 2019