EnerGlobe Ltd. to host Africa’s 1st dedicated CIO Mining Summit

February 27, 2015 • Events, Southern Africa, Top StoriesComments (0)

The CIO Mining Africa Summit will be held at the Protea Hotel Fire & Ice !, Melrose Arch, Johannesburg, on the 21st-22nd May. This landmark event will engage CIO’s, CEO’s & Ministers for the 1st time, to help educate the industry about the importance of the role of IT in Mining, through innovative group discussions, ...

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Top-flight speakers confirmed for 4 March Innovation Dinner

February 26, 2015 • Events, Top StoriesComments (0)

IT leaders will convene at The Michelangelo, Sandton, Johannesburg for the next Innovation Dinner on the 4th of March 2015, addressing the theme “Digital Transformation: 2015 Trends”. Today’s enterprises are being challenged by technology and...


Intelsat, SES, IFC, ITU, GSMA, ICASA, Mobile TV, Nollywood Global and many more to meet at Commonwealth Digital Broadcasting Switchover Forum 2015

February 11, 2015 • East Africa, Events, North Africa, Southern Africa, West AfricaComments (0)

The latest speaker addition to the highly anticipated Commonwealth Digital Broadcasting Switchover Forum 2015 to take place in Johannesburg on 17 – 19 February 2015. They include: - Honourable Faith Muthambi, MP, Minister of Communications, South Africa -...

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ITU Telecom World 2014: The one conversation that matters

November 18, 2014 • Events, Top StoriesComments (0)

Radical change is transforming the information and communication technology (ICT) sector, the entire industry ecosystem, and with it, our world. At the same time, ICTs have as never before the power to change lives for the better, connecting the unconnected...

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7 tips for selling to the CIO

November 10, 2014 • Events, ListsComments (0)

Let’s face it, selling to the modern day CIO is not an easy task. These industry executives essentially live busy lives. They are busy 24/7, and are bombarded with technical sales calls day in and day day out; however, there are ways and means to...

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AfricaCom 2014 keynote revealed

October 28, 2014 • Events, Top StoriesComments (0)

Launches, acquisitions, growth, partnerships, broadband, new technologies & services and how to monetize digital platforms: Africa’s digital market is moving by leaps and bounds, and showing the world how innovation is done. This is the underlying...

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AfricaCom Awards 2014 shortlist revealed

October 13, 2014 • East Africa, Events, North Africa, Southern Africa, Top Stories, West AfricaComments (0)

The AfricaCom Awards are set to take place on the 12th November 2014, at The Waterfront Lookout in Cape Town. The event celebrates and acknowledges leaders in digital technology, ICT, Telecommunications and Media across Africa. As the event grows each year,...


Leadership workshop aims to create IT leaders of tomorrow

October 7, 2014 • Events, Top StoriesComments (0)

Heads of IT can rejoice as the Principles of IT Leadership Workshop is coming up this November. The workshop has been designed for anyone who has responsibility for managing an IT support organisation… or who is being positioned to manage such an...

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Selling to the CIO: Top CIO to hold live Q&A session

October 6, 2014 • Events, Top StoriesComments (0)

With the selling to the CIO workshop just around the corner, IT News Africa has revealed that AON CIO, Chandima Miyanadeniya, will be hosting a live Q&A session at the upcoming seminar. This will represent an opportunity for attendees to gain access to...


African marketers sign up for workshop on corporate campaigns

October 3, 2014 • Events, Online, Top StoriesComments (0)

From 28 to 29 October 2014, marketing executives can take advantage of the Measuring the ROI of corporate online campaigns seminar, which will be held at The Gordon Institute of Business Science – located in Johannesburg. The seminar has been designed...

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2014 Wired Women Conference set to inspire African tech leaders

October 3, 2014 • Events, Top StoriesComments (0)

“Companies across Africa are experiencing the innovation and collaboration that talented female leaders are bringing to the workplace. We are currently in an exciting phase as the business world adapts to the impact that these tech leaders bring to a range...

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How to sell to the CIO

September 29, 2014 • Events, Top StoriesComments (0)

If CIOs can trust your company’s sales executives to understand their challenges and help to solve them, they will be eager to do business with you and keep you close. But establishing credibility with CIOs can be tough. They are extremely busy and they are...

Leadership workshop, a must-attend for IT managers

September 21, 2014 • EventsComments (0)

Heads of IT have one of the most difficult management roles in a company and are generally unprepared to move from their technology roles to management. In order to break through into these roles, heads of IT need to step up their game and not only become...

Speakers from (L-R): Director of Link Africa, Will Govender,Sales Director: Corporate Sector, Software AG, Riaaz Jeena and Chief Technology Officer of Digitlab, Steve Gardner excited about presenting for the first time at ICT business breakfast AT Hilton Hotel in Durban. Photo by S’mangele Zuma.

Durban executives welcome ICT Business Breakfast

September 18, 2014 • Events, Southern Africa, Top StoriesComments (0)

DURBAN, SOUTH AFRICA- INFORMATION and Communications Technology (ICT) executives in Durban welcomed the ICT Business Breakfast that leading industry publisher, IT News Africa organised in the city on Wednesday. The SoftwareAG sponsored event attracted...


Durban: ICT Business Breakfast speakers revealed

September 14, 2014 • Events, Top StoriesComments (0)

In this edition of the ICT Business Breakfast, speakers and panelists will tackle the role of Intelligent Business Operations (IBO) and Big Data in bringing the enterprise to a culture of speedy and efficient decision making. Africa’s technology news leader...


How effective is corporate online advertising in Africa?

September 10, 2014 • Events, Online, Southern AfricaComments (0)

Marketing and communications executives are under a tremendous amount of pressure to prove the effectiveness of corporate online initiatives. To ensure funding, marketing offices must measure the return on investment of their strategies and communicate their...