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What do you do if your business has been hacked?
What do you do if your business has been hacked?Article

The recent Experian data breach saw close to 800,000 businesses along with over 24 million South Africans' information left on the internet exposed to cybercriminals...

2 days ago

The role of data science in money management
The role of data science in money managementArticle

With the Fourth Industrial Revolution underway, organisations that respond proactively and appropriately to technological changes will gain a competitive advantage...

Shriya Roy 16 Sep 2020

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Experts dissect SA's Covid-19 responseArticle

The Covid-19 pandemic caught the country unaware, but several lessons can be drawn from the crisis as we look ahead into implementing the National Health Insurance (NHI)...

14 Sep 2020

There's never been a better time to be in the sale of IT
There's never been a better time to be in the sale of ITArticle

"It was the best of times, it was the worst of times". For many in the tech industry, this famous line from the 19th century describes exactly what it's like selling IT in 2020...

Adrian Futcher & Gordon Fairlie 7 Sep 2020

Location intelligence can help retailers thrive in an uncertain world
Location intelligence can help retailers thrive in an uncertain worldArticle

One thing the Covid-19 pandemic has taught us is that relying solely on insight driven by historical behaviour is no longer viable...

Gary Allemann 3 Sep 2020

PwC, Unicef collaborate to boost youth skills in SA
PwC, Unicef collaborate to boost youth skills in SAArticle

PwC and Unicef South Africa recently announced the details of local collaboration that aims to help prepare young South Africans with relevant skills to enter the workforce...

24 Aug 2020

Your guide to a sound and secure data management strategy
Your guide to a sound and secure data management strategyArticle

There's no honour amongst thieves; an adage that couldn't be truer in current times when unscrupulous cybercriminals target vulnerable organisations...

Chris De Bruyn 19 Aug 2020

#NedbankIMC2020: Advanced TV, what you need to know to work it [Part 2]
#NedbankIMC2020: Advanced TV, what you need to know to work it [Part 2]Article

CEO of DStv Media Sales, Fahmeeda Cassim Surtee elaborates on what exactly advanced TV is and how marketers should adapt and be more addressable in their approach...

Juanita Pienaar 29 Jul 2020

How Covid-19 modelling can optimise resource allocation
How Covid-19 modelling can optimise resource allocationArticle

Data is key in helping to deal with the impact of Covid-19 and intelligent systems can help organisations allocate resources more efficiently...

Akesh Lalla 28 Jul 2020

Mandela's legacy is innovation - engaging instruments of recovery, redress
Mandela's legacy is innovation - engaging instruments of recovery, redressArticle

The 18th Nelson Mandela Annual Lecture by UN secretary-general Antonio Guterres was sobering...

Dhesigen Naidoo 22 Jul 2020

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Location intelligence - improving efficiencies for the logistics sector as lockdown eases upArticle

As lockdown restrictions ease slightly in South Africa and some economic activities resume, the logistics and transport sector is likely to become a centre point of the "new normal: as consumers increasingly shift to remote shopping...

Gary Allemann 15 Jul 2020

Enabling business development with cloud technology
Enabling business development with cloud technologyArticle

Cloud connectivity allows us to approach business activities differently. From managing data and operational processes more effectively to providing access to all areas of the business...

Marius Burger 6 Jul 2020

Choosing the right data management partner
Choosing the right data management partnerArticle

The vast array of providers and data management solutions that organisations are faced with can be daunting...

Gerhard Fourie 6 Jul 2020

What you need to know about the POPI Act
What you need to know about the POPI ActArticle

The operative provisions of the Protection of Personal Information Act, 2013 will come into force on 1 July 2020...

25 Jun 2020

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Securing logistics operations in a data-first worldArticle

Even the simple act of finding your location is now a very digital experience thanks to GPS and electronic maps...

Chris de Bruyn 25 Jun 2020

The French mobile phone application StopCovid, developed to trace people who test positive with Covid-19. Chesnot/Getty Images
Balancing privacy with public health: how well is South Africa doing?Article

Covid-19 spreads from person to person through droplet and contact transmission. That's why contact tracing and quarantining have been included as one approach to control the spread of the virus...

Michael Sean Pepper & Marietjie Botes 25 Jun 2020

Why agility is key to unlock value in the new (hybrid) world of online retail
Why agility is key to unlock value in the new (hybrid) world of online retailArticle

South Africa's small but aspirational e-commerce sector has been ushered into sharp focus as a result of Covid-19...

Gareth Hawkey 10 Jun 2020

Improving the retail CX during tough times
Improving the retail CX during tough timesArticle

The retail industry faces the challenge of delivering a consistent experience across all channels, including online and physical storefronts...

Hemant Harie 28 May 2020

Nkosi Kumalo
Mining companies must get smart and adaptArticle

As a mineral rich country, South Africa faces its own set of challenges as the sector gears up for digital transformation and the only way to overcome these challenges is to get smart and adapt...

28 May 2020

Reassuring and serving customers during a crisis
Reassuring and serving customers during a crisisArticle

With the current Covid-19 pandemic, financial services providers worldwide have come under unprecedented pressure...

25 May 2020

A cost-effective IT strategy is vital
A cost-effective IT strategy is vitalArticle

Midsize enterprises are at a crossroads. To innovate and thrive in the current economy, they need to be able to rely on sound data management. But data storage solutions can be costly...

Theo Odendaal 20 May 2020

Simplicity drives success
Simplicity drives successArticle

Businesses change the way they do things in order to improve efficiency, increase revenues and stay competitive. However, many processes, people, or segments of the business are involved in that change...

Christian Pedersen 15 May 2020

Is DNA the next generation of data backup?
Is DNA the next generation of data backup?Article

As more of our work and personal lives have become digital, we've seen a staggering growth in the amount of data we're generating, storing and accessing...

Michael Cade 11 May 2020

Dark Data wastes up to 5.8m tonnes of carbon dioxide
Dark Data wastes up to 5.8m tonnes of carbon dioxideArticle

Massive sprawls of dark data pollute data centres worldwide; deleting data waste could help to reduce the carbon footprint of digitalisation...

6 May 2020

How secure is your company data during a lockdown?
How secure is your company data during a lockdown?Article

Many businesses have developed business continuity plans (BCP) to mitigate risks and reduce the impact of the coronavirus crisis...

Paula Sartini 3 May 2020

Data operations to ensure your data is protected
Data operations to ensure your data is protectedArticle

The world is changing faster than ever, and most organisations are struggling to keep up...

Alasdair Parsonson 30 Apr 2020

Data backup isn't dead, it's never been more important
Data backup isn't dead, it's never been more importantArticle

What businesses want from the cloud is changing...

Jasmit Sagoo 29 Apr 2020

The difference between backup and archiving
The difference between backup and archivingArticle

No business today, irrespective of size, can survive for long without access to their data...

Chris de Bruyn 28 Apr 2020

Do you know if your CSR education programme improves the marks of its participants?
Do you know if your CSR education programme improves the marks of its participants?Article

CSR programmes often lack the insights and level of detail needed to determine how effective their initiatives really are...

Duncan Luke 22 Apr 2020

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

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

Gary Allemann 20 Mar 2020

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

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

Lukas van der Merwe 18 Mar 2020

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

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

Johan Scheepers 16 Mar 2020

Tips for secure remote working during the coronavirus outbreak
Tips for secure remote working during the coronavirus outbreakArticle

There are several confirmed cases of the coronavirus in South Africa and it's been reported that a school has closed down, meaning that many parents will be required to work from home...

12 Mar 2020

The path to digital revolution for businesses in SA
The path to digital revolution for businesses in SAArticle

Adopting and adapting to digital is more important now than ever before...

Evan-Lee Courie 9 Mar 2020

Loot, AYO and Volt.Africa announce new SMME-focused online marketplace
Loot, AYO and Volt.Africa announce new SMME-focused online marketplaceArticle

A new online marketplace to help SMMEs access the growing digital retail sector in Africa will launch by the end of March...

4 Mar 2020

4 major digital trends in construction for 2020
4 major digital trends in construction for 2020Article

From cloud computing and artificial intelligence (AI), to 5G and mobility, a key trend in 2020 is the accelerated digitisation of construction companies...

Andrew Skudder 28 Feb 2020

Airspace connects businesses with office, industrial, retail space
Airspace connects businesses with office, industrial, retail spaceArticle

A new online property platform called Airspace, which connects business owners and other commercial, industrial and retail tenants with available premises, has been launched...

26 Feb 2020

Mastercard Foundation names 12 African EdTech companies as first fellows
Mastercard Foundation names 12 African EdTech companies as first fellowsArticle

The Mastercard Foundation Centre for Innovative Teaching and Learning in ICT on Friday announced the first cohort of 12 EdTech Fellows - companies that will benefit from the Centre's support to expand their operations and improve secondary teaching and learning across the continent...

24 Feb 2020

Billions are pouring into mobility technology - will the transport revolution live up to the hype?
Billions are pouring into mobility technology - will the transport revolution live up to the hype?Article

Over US$33bn was invested in mobility tech last year in response to claims it will transform our lives. Based on what we have seen so far, which of these promised solutions will be delivered?

Neil G Sipe 24 Feb 2020

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

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

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

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

Johan Scheepers 3 Feb 2020

Deseré Orrill
Will 2020 kickstart the decade of the driven human?Article

Ole!Connect's, Desere' Orrill, takes a look underneath the hood of autonomous transportation, what it means to our future mobility, and whether we are ready to relinquish the wheel, or not...

Deseré Orrill, Issued by Ole!Connect 31 Jan 2020

Time for SA to join the smart cities revolution
Time for SA to join the smart cities revolutionArticle

Smart cities use information and communications technology (ICT) to enhance liveability, workability and sustainability, thereby improving the life of its residents...

28 Jan 2020

A look at data over the next decade
A look at data over the next decadeArticle

Over the next decade, we are going to see another wave of huge volumes of data created, driven by emerging technologies...

Eran Brown 24 Jan 2020

Making data management do the 'heavy lifting' for the construction industry
Making data management do the 'heavy lifting' for the construction industryArticle

Despite hopes of a turnaround, the construction sector remains in the doldrums. The picture isn't likely to change soon and, as a result, architecture, engineering and construction (AEC) companies are 'building in' business optimisation to ensure continuation...

Chris de Bruyn 23 Jan 2020

How medium businesses can prepare for 2020
How medium businesses can prepare for 2020Article

2019 was not an easy year for medium businesses. A tough economy, wary consumers and global uncertainty made it hard for large enterprises...

Brad Pulford 13 Jan 2020

Dr Cathy Pickering, solution architect, FuseForward
#BizTrends2020: The intelligent utility of the futureArticle

For years, technology has promised to revolutionise the power sector. While smart grids have been implemented in many countries, the internet of things (IoT) devices and digital control solutions promise to be the enabler of the intelligent utility...

Cathy Pickering 8 Jan 2020

Lerato Mosiah, CEO: Health Funders Association
#BizTrends2020: The future of healthcare is nowArticle

Medical schemes in South Africa are facing a watershed moment with the imminent threat to their future role and overall existence under the National Health Insurance (NHI)...

Lerato Mosiah 6 Jan 2020

NJ Ayuk, chairman of the African Energy Chamber
#BizTrends2020: The future looks bright for African oil & gasArticle

Africa holds around 7% of the world's proven crude oil and natural gas reserves, yet the continent remains largely under-explored...

NJ Ayuk 6 Jan 2020

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