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How enterprise systems help to make smarter business decisions
How enterprise systems help to make smarter business decisionsArticle

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

The time is now to maximise the value of the cloud
The time is now to maximise the value of the cloudArticle

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

Craig Johnston is the marketing manager at Seidor Bluekey
The danger of big data without contextArticle

Craig Johnston, marketing manager at Seidor Bluekey, says that data and knowledge are not the same thing...

Craig Johnston 12 Feb 2019

Glen Robson, senior vice president of client innovation, Dell
More data, more cloud, more IT demands - Welcome to 2019!Article

Chief technology officers may arguably have the coolest job in their organisations...

John Roese and Glen Robson 10 Dec 2018

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How wearables can revolutionise mining safetyArticle

There's a surging interest in digital solutions that improve the productivity and safety for mine employees...

Leon Cosgrove 19 Sep 2018

Why Cape Town's SMEs should drive the shift to remote working
Why Cape Town's SMEs should drive the shift to remote workingArticle

As part of the city's efforts to save water, remote working solutions can play a key role...

Colin Thornton 16 May 2018

How to avoid disaster in the wake of Spectre and Meltdown
How to avoid disaster in the wake of Spectre and MeltdownArticle

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

DevConf 2018 promises top speaker lineup
DevConf 2018 promises top speaker lineupArticle

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

Boris Dzhingarov
Top five overlooked cybersecurity issuesArticle

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...

Boris Dzhingarov, Issued by Monetary Library 22 Jun 2017

#BizTrends2017: Top bandwidth trends for 2017
#BizTrends2017: Top bandwidth trends for 2017Article

South Africa is in the midst of a very interesting bandwidth era where connectivity entrenches itself firmly as the third utility alongside power and water...

Warren Bonheim 22 Dec 2016

App composition is king
App composition is kingArticle

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

CIOs and CMOs - Aligning to deliver great digital experiences
CIOs and CMOs - Aligning to deliver great digital experiencesArticle

The engine of the global economy is increasingly transitioning towards digital services. Businesses are shifting focus...

Rich Hillebrecht 15 Sep 2016

#CoCreate2Accelerate: Accelerating Polymorph in the IoT market
#CoCreate2Accelerate: Accelerating Polymorph in the IoT marketArticle

Innovative South African based mobile development company, Polymorph is one of the companies chosen for acceleration at #CoCreate2Accelerate...

Cari Van Wyk 10 Aug 2016

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The shift in data centre transformationArticle

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

Why developers are the rockstars of enterprise IT
Why developers are the rockstars of enterprise ITArticle

In recent years, the sensational success stories of tech companies like Facebook and Apple have turned the general public's attention...

12 Jul 2016

Four signs it's time to change your ERP software
Four signs it's time to change your ERP softwareArticle

In tough economic times, it becomes tempting to sweat your assets. But running an outdated ERP system may become more of a liability...

Viesturs Zalaiskalns 8 Jul 2016

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World-first mobile biometrics console at SecurexArticle

Local biometrics experts Ideco will showcase its new all-in-one mobile biometrics unit at Securex from 24-26 May 2016...

24 May 2016

SA hit by cyber bullies
SA hit by cyber bulliesArticle

While high-profile cyber hacks may dominate headlines, unpublicised attacks are taking place against individuals and companies all the time...

23 Nov 2015

The app evolution
The app evolutionArticle

Never has bespoke application development, hosting and delivery been more important. Historically, it has not been possible to get...

12 Oct 2015

Gartner: Three risk principles to invest in
Gartner: Three risk principles to invest inArticle

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

A click away from sharing company info on Facebook
A click away from sharing company info on FacebookArticle

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

Enterprise app stores: cornerstone of enterprise mobility strategy
Enterprise app stores: cornerstone of enterprise mobility strategyArticle

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

Think SharePoint equals intranet only? Think again
Think SharePoint equals intranet only? Think againArticle

"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

Neil Cameron
One security platform to rule them all?Article

Each type of facility is different so it needs a different security solution...

Neil Cameron 9 Apr 2015

Industry 4.0 - where the Internet of Things meets industry
Industry 4.0 - where the Internet of Things meets industryArticle

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

Mitchell Barker
The hidden costs of hosted VoIPArticle

Many businesses rush into hosted VoIP investments, seeing the technology as an enormous cost saving - only to be disappointed with the results...

Mitchell Barker 12 Nov 2014

Lindsay Britz
Five reasons why CRM projects flopArticle

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

Lionel Moyal
Harnessing the power of appsArticle

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

Big data, big advantages
Big data, big advantagesArticle

Big data promises numerous benefits, such as competitive advantages, productivity growth, operational efficiency and innovation...

Simon Campbell-Young 22 Jul 2014

7 Tips for a successful System Integration Project
7 Tips for a successful System Integration ProjectArticle

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

How to turn Your CRM into an enterprise portal
How to turn Your CRM into an enterprise portalArticle

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

The hidden threat: spreadsheets in the supply chain
The hidden threat: spreadsheets in the supply chainArticle

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

Lauren LaFronz
Mobilising agribusinessArticle

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

Gartner analysts to discuss mobility, impact on the enterprise
Gartner analysts to discuss mobility, impact on the enterpriseArticle

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

Harnessing the internet to drive socio-economic developmentArticle

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 extends partnership with SAP in AfricaArticle

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 develops world's thinnest hybrid hard drive
Western Digital develops world's thinnest hybrid hard driveArticle

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 offer disaster recovery servicesArticle

ContinuitySA and Britehouse are jointly offering a solution for managing the performance of SAP systems combined with disaster recovery services.

2 Aug 2012

The evolving economics of buying global software
The evolving economics of buying global softwareArticle

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

The evolving economics of buying global softwareArticle

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

Considering putting your security environment on an IP platform?Article

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

Smart security systems use IP solutions
Smart security systems use IP solutionsArticle

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

Jury's still out on running core business applications in the cloudArticle

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

Choosing the right partners in a changing marketArticle

As the print publishing industry fades and digital platforms flourish, market consolidation is the order of the day, with creative agencies scrambling to acquire digital skills.

Wesley Lynch, Issued by Realm Digital 23 May 2011

SaaS: Bringing call centres within a SMME reachArticle

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

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