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Billy Last, CEO of content and software solutions provider, LexisNexis South Africa,

New Technology Equips Legal Field for the Future

June 7, 2018 • Big Data, GeneralComments Off on New Technology Equips Legal Field for the Future

Technology is transforming the information landscape and rapidly changing the workplace. The generally conservative legal industry has in no way been spared, with new technologies and innovations disrupting – and enabling – the practice of law, demanding that law firms and in-house legal teams transform the way they operate in order to meet new...

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MiX Telematics introduces MiX Integrate

MiX Telematics introduces MiX Integrate

June 6, 2018 • Big Data, SoftwareComments Off on MiX Telematics introduces MiX Integrate

MiX Telematics, a leading global provider of fleet and asset management solutions, introduces MiX Integrate, an intuitive API platform that allows for seamless third-party data integration. For customers, MiX Integrate is the perfect bridge between in-house...

The General Data Protection Regulation legislation is the most important change in data privacy regulation in 20 years.

The Impact of GDPR on Digital Marketing

June 6, 2018 • Big DataComments Off on The Impact of GDPR on Digital Marketing

The General Data Protection Regulation legislation is the most important change in data privacy regulation in 20 years. Its fundamental aim is to protect all EU citizens from privacy and data breaches in an increasingly data-driven world. As the international...

Andrea Tucker, Business Applications Head (R&D) at e4

Data integration proving to be a ‘must-have’ for cloud-focused enterprises

June 6, 2018 • Big Data, OpinionComments Off on Data integration proving to be a ‘must-have’ for cloud-focused enterprises

Cloud integration is rapidly becoming one of 2018’s top software trends. Andrea Tucker, Business Applications Head (R&D) at e4, says that developing data integration is proving to be a ‘must-have’ for cloud-focused enterprises and service providers....

SUSE builds momentum with innovative open source offerings

SUSE contributes advanced management and monitoring capabilities to Ceph

June 6, 2018 • Backup and Storage, Big DataComments Off on SUSE contributes advanced management and monitoring capabilities to Ceph

SUSE, experts at making open source software consumable in the enterprise, is contributing the manpower, concepts and architecture of the openATTIC storage management framework to the Ceph open source project, turning it into the new default built-in...

Evolving the game with the management of data

Evolving the game with the management of data

June 6, 2018 • Big Data, OpinionComments Off on Evolving the game with the management of data

Professional sport has evolved drastically over the past two decades, with teams, coaches, and athletes alike making use of data management technologies to ensure they produce the best performance possible, both as a team and as individuals. In all reality,...

SAP partners with the Social Enterprise World Forum to help the social enterprise sector run better and improve peoples' lives.

SAP announces new suite of solutions to modernise CRM

June 5, 2018 • Big DataComments Off on SAP announces new suite of solutions to modernise CRM

SAP SE today fulfilled its ambition to disrupt the marketplace for customer relationship management (CRM) with the formal introduction of a new suite of applications, SAP® C/4HANA, to help businesses serve and retain customers. SAP also announced the SAP...

Blockchain to unlock real value for South African sport

Blockchain to unlock real value for South African sport

May 25, 2018 • Big Data, Internet of Things, Southern AfricaComments Off on Blockchain to unlock real value for South African sport

Distributed, transparent and open source – Blockchain technology is changing the way we look at, and use data. Already revolutionising the financial sector with its potential to bring real change, Blockchain is starting to shake up a number of other...

Andrew Hoseck, COO at In2IT Technologies,

Technology, putting the ‘resource’ in Human Resources

May 24, 2018 • Big Data, GeneralComments Off on Technology, putting the ‘resource’ in Human Resources

The technology terms ‘machine learning’, ‘Artificial Intelligence (AI)’, ‘Big Data’ and ‘robotics’ are being thrown around with increasing ease these days. We’ve become very comfortable with these technologies, mainly because they are...

Icasa not to implement new data rules according to court orders

ICASA To Protect Customers Against Data Bill Shock

May 21, 2018 • Big Data, Southern Africa, Top StoriesComments Off on ICASA To Protect Customers Against Data Bill Shock

ICASA has taken the first step in addressing the high cost of data in South Africa. A number of new regulations are making networks unhappy. ICASA (Independent Communications Authority of South Africa) recently published its End-User and Subscriber Service...

The AWS shared responsibility model and GDPR

GDPR is here: 9 ways technology can help get ready for it

May 18, 2018 • Big Data, SecurityComments Off on GDPR is here: 9 ways technology can help get ready for it

Shorthand for the General Data Protection Regulation, this is a benchmark law aimed at tightening data control around personal data involving EU citizens. Not complying with GDPR can see a company excluded from any European business, while companies found in...

Evolving the game with the management of data

Can data management solve the drug resistance challenge?

May 16, 2018 • Big Data, OpinionComments Off on Can data management solve the drug resistance challenge?

Flu season is once again around the corner and many South Africans will be turning to their trusted dose of antibiotics to resolve the outbreak as effectively as possible. Despite this ongoing routine, South Africa is facing a huge problem. A study, which was...

Unpacking Bitcoin security

The EU General Data Protection Regulation: tick box exercise or catalyst for change?

May 15, 2018 • Big Data, OpinionComments Off on The EU General Data Protection Regulation: tick box exercise or catalyst for change?

What makes your business tick? Changes to sales volumes, the latest gadgets, or the information customers exchange with you? Well, brace yourself: the EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) will help to enforce some big commercial reprioritisations....

How secure is data in the cloud?

Securicom reduces data centre footprint with Cloudistics

May 11, 2018 • Big Data, Cloud ComputingComments Off on Securicom reduces data centre footprint with Cloudistics

Data centres by nature consume a lot of energy and demand for power will continue to grow as the volumes of digital information that companies store and process continue to grow. With this come increasing energy costs and cooling requirements. According to...

Data curation is the answer to business success

Data curation is the answer to business success

May 9, 2018 • Big Data, OpinionComments Off on Data curation is the answer to business success

The digital shift is fundamentally altering the way we do business, in effect taking away the power of big business – and handing more of this power over to the consumer who is now more able to call the shots on what they want and how they want it...

Big Data: Convenient and Controversial

Big Data: Convenient and Controversial

May 9, 2018 • Big Data, OpinionComments Off on Big Data: Convenient and Controversial

In the past few years there have been a lot of discussions surrounding big data. These talks generally centered on the amazing opportunities that the technology provides. The byproduct of these discussions is that the use of big data can be somewhat scary and...