The decisions we make today impact where we will be tomorrow. For many years business leaders have been travelling with their engine light on and avoiding the ever-increasing pace towards a more digital world...
Katlego Thulare 8 Sep 2020
Many enterprise efforts to adopt and scale to cloud have stalled. Some organisations got stuck in an experimental mindset without a sense of where their cloud journey was headed...
Sekete Maphopha 13 Aug 2020
Chief technology officers may arguably have the coolest job in their organisations...
John Roese and Glen Robson 10 Dec 2018
As part of the city's efforts to save water, remote working solutions can play a key role...
Colin Thornton 16 May 2018
Earlier this month, while the majority of South African business owners were still enjoying their summer holiday, the global technology industry suffered a rather devastating blow...
Colin Thornton 23 Jan 2018
The third annual DevConf, to be staged in both Johannesburg and Cape Town next year, will feature internationally and locally renowned speakers such as keynote David Hussman, Amy 'Codes' Chen, Chris Nwamba and more...
21 Dec 2017
In the news you will often hear about the most dangerous threats from cyber security experts. These may apply to your organisation but more immediately there are some vulnerabilities to be aware of...
In light of the rise of the 'invisible app' and the increasing importance of user experience within an app, there is much that still needs to be learned...
27 Oct 2016
The engine of the global economy is increasingly transitioning towards digital services. Businesses are shifting focus...
Rich Hillebrecht 15 Sep 2016
Innovative South African based mobile development company, Polymorph is one of the companies chosen for acceleration at #CoCreate2Accelerate...
Cari Van Wyk 10 Aug 2016
ICT spending in 2016 will largely be driven by investments in software, IT services and mobile devices. In South Africa specifically, overall hardware infrastructure...
26 Jul 2016
In recent years, the sensational success stories of tech companies like Facebook and Apple have turned the general public's attention...
12 Jul 2016
Local biometrics experts Ideco will showcase its new all-in-one mobile biometrics unit at Securex from 24-26 May 2016...
24 May 2016
While high-profile cyber hacks may dominate headlines, unpublicised attacks are taking place against individuals and companies all the time...
23 Nov 2015
Never has bespoke application development, hosting and delivery been more important. Historically, it has not been possible to get...
12 Oct 2015
According to Gartner, Inc. organisation must invest in three risk disciplines to increase trust and resilience. Business leaders must change their approach to IT risk...
29 Sep 2015
With the proliferation of mobile devices in the workplace, it has become critical to not only manage your mobile assets, but also protect your company's data...
21 Sep 2015
The proliferation of mobile devices, coupled with their vastly increased functionality over the years has resulted in their integration into business...
Tarun Gujral 18 Aug 2015
"SharePoint is a bit like tequila, you either love it or hate it. But if you've paid for it, you'll want to get the most out of it", says Lee Child, chief business development officer at Qorus Software...
17 Jun 2015
When we talk about the Internet of Things (IoT), we tend to think of connected homes and smart devices making our lives easier and more efficient through the use of technology. However, when the same technology is applied to manufacturing, the potential for improvements is immense...
Klaus Dieter Rennert 17 Mar 2015
Businesses employ CRM applications to improve efficiency between departments, leverage cross-sell and up-sell opportunities and increase customer satisfaction by providing convenient access to relevant customer data throughout customer-related processes. However, making CRM data and processes available throughout the enterprise is not easy.
Lindsay Britz 10 Nov 2014
With the increasing affordability and pervasiveness of smartphones and tablets, apps have rapidly become a part of everyday life. From games and messaging to banking, handy tools and more, apps have revolutionised the way people interact on a social level.
Lionel Moyal 15 Aug 2014
Application managers and business analysts are being asked by business to redesign business processes based on new capabilities enabled by mobile, social and cloud computing. Despite the pressure from line-of-business managers for new strategies and approaches to traditional business issues, many IT departments resist change due to risk aversion, financial restraints and short-term thinking.
Daniel Hall 7 Jul 2014
Data leading to customer insight is vital in today's competitive environment. This data is a powerful resource that should and must be shared across corporate departments to improve sales effectiveness and operational efficiency.
Daniel Hall 16 May 2014
Mining companies are no strangers to advanced technology. Geological models, dispatch, and plant control systems offer sophisticated databases and solutions for asset optimisation.
Steve Maxwell 12 Nov 2013
In recent years, global agricultural markets have seen a surge in both prices and volatility. According to the IMF Commodity Price Index, prices have almost doubled since 20051, while radical commodity price fluctuations of up to 40% are being observed, according to advisory group Spend Matters.
Lauren LaFronz 9 Sep 2013
By 2016, 40% of mobile application development projects will leverage cloud back-end services, causing development leaders to lose control of the pace and path of cloud adoption within their enterprises, Gartner has predicted.
9 May 2013
Over the last few years internet penetration has continued to grow in sub-Saharan Africa. While the access gap remains significant in most countries, policy makers and the public now know that it's not just a question of getting more Africans online, but also about the economic benefits that the internet can bring.
Ory Okolloh 18 Apr 2013
Barnstone have announced that it has extended its partnership with SAP in Africa and will offer managed mobility services (MMS) leveraging the SAP Mobile Platform.
5 Mar 2013
Western Digital (WD) has announced it is sampling a 5mm thin hard disk drive featuring hybrid technology. WD has developed hard drives slim enough for integration into today's thinnest notebook PCs, which provide high-capacity storage and robustness while featuring instant-on and application performance similar to today's client solid state drives (SSDs).
17 Sep 2012
ContinuitySA and Britehouse are jointly offering a solution for managing the performance of SAP systems combined with disaster recovery services.
2 Aug 2012
Why local software developers should not be underestimated... There are strange habits in the world of enterprise software customers. They're not new, and certainly not surprising... but maybe it's time the SA software industry - and the SA software buying community - started to do something about it.
Rick Parry 13 Jun 2012
There are strange habits in the world of enterprise software customers. They're not new and certainly not surprising, but maybe it's time that the SA software industry - and the SA software-buying community - started to do something about it.
Rick Parry 12 Jun 2012
The evolution to internet protocol (IP)-based networked cameras and video solutions for security surveillance and remote monitoring offers a number of benefits, not least the ability to integrate with existing systems, like access control and building management systems. In combination, these systems offer exponentially more benefits, but putting it all together smartly requires some expertise and forethought.
Johan Roux 17 May 2012
The evolution to internet protocol (IP) based networked cameras and video solutions for security surveillance and remote monitoring offers a number of benefits, not least the ability to integrate with existing systems, such as Access Control and Building Management Systems (BMS). In combination, these systems offer exponentially more benefits, but putting it all together smartly requires some expertise and forethought.
Johan Roux 17 May 2012
The concept of 'the cloud' has been hyped-up by the industry to such an extent that one would be hard-pressed to find a technology business without some level of cloud strategy. Yet, ITweb reports that Jane Thomson, MD of Softworx - a leading South African provider of business applications - said that, while 60% of local organisations have expressed interest in the cloud, the movement is still understandably cautious.
23 Jan 2012
The Software as a Service (SaaS) trend is revolutionising the call centre industry, as companies of all sizes are now discovering the advantages of going with hosted versus on-premise solutions. With SaaS for the call centre, applications such as integrated voice recognition, automatic call dialing, predictive dialing, workforce management and CRM are hosted on a shared platform in a data centre and delivered to the agents via the Internet or dedicated network.
Patrick Barnard 12 May 2008