Selling to the CIO

How to sell to the CIO

September 29, 2014 • Events, Top StoriesComments Off

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 inundated with technical sales calls. Nonetheless, those who make a ...

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Leadership workshop, a must-attend for IT managers

September 21, 2014 • EventsComments Off

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 Off

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 Off

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 Off

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...


Software AG sponsors Durban ICT Business Breakfast

September 4, 2014 • Events, Top StoriesComments Off

Africa’s technology news leader, today announced that Software AG will be sponsoring the IT News Africa: ICT Business Breakfast. Software AG helps organisations achieve their business objectives faster. The company’s big data, integration...

Innovation Dinner Feature

In Pictures: IT News Africa Innovation Dinner August 2014

September 1, 2014 • Events, Features, Top StoriesComments Off

This month’s Innovation Dinner was held at the DaVinci Hotel and Suite, Sandton, South Africa on 27 August 2014. The theme chosen for the Innovation Dinner was “Enterprise Mobility: The Power of Big Data & Mobility”. Africa’s foremost ICT...


Kenya: Twinpine Network to host Kuunganake

August 28, 2014 • Events, Top StoriesComments Off

Twinpine Network, an Africa-based Mobile Advertising Network, will hold ‘Kuungana’, its meet and greet event with Industry leaders in Nairobi on 9th of September 2014. The event will host advertisers, internet content publishers, brand owners and...

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Innovation Dinner August 2014 Sponsors Revealed

August 24, 2014 • Events, Top StoriesComments Off

Africa’s foremost ICT publication, today announced that Hitachi Data Systems, Microstrategy, and Samsung are partnering up at the IT News Africa Innovation Dinner. Hitachi Data Systems develops comprehensive data storage solutions to...

Frost & Sullivan's Vice President & Global Head for Growth, Brian Denker and myVRM President. Gil 2014 Middle East.

Frost & Sullivan to host interactive Think Tank session at GIL 2014

August 18, 2014 • EventsComments Off

It is no wonder that investors are looking to Africa as the ‘next big thing’. With several new innovations being launched on a daily basis, and businesses showing 82 percent revenue growth per annum, innovative companies are transforming the business...

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IT executives hail Innovation Dinner

June 26, 2014 • Events, Top StoriesComments Off

The IT News Africa Innovation Dinner was held at the Michelangelo Hotel, in Sandton, on 25 June 2014. The Innovation Dinner saw over 95 executives from top ICT Corporations in attendance. The theme for the Innovation Dinner was “Cloud: Moving beyond...

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Who will you meet at the June 25 Innovation Dinner?

June 24, 2014 • Events, Top StoriesComments Off

The next Innovation Dinner on the 25th of June 2014 is shaping up to be a guaranteed success. has secured top-flight speakers as well as confirmed the attendance of executives, academics, regulators and industry analysts. The next Innovation...

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June 2014 Innovation Dinner Speakers Announced

June 23, 2014 • Events, Top StoriesComments Off

The Innovation Dinner series has become well known among South Africa’s ICT professionals, entrepreneurs and senior business people as a great opportunity for networking and strategic planning. IT News Africa, together with key sponsors Kaspersky Lab and...

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Kaspersky Lab & Orange Business Service Sponsor Innovation Dinner

June 20, 2014 • Events, Top StoriesComments Off

Africa’s foremost ICT publication, today announced that Kaspersky Lab, providers of premium protection against viruses, malware, spam & other threats for your home or business, together with Orange Business Service are partnering up...

Impressive speaker line-up at Cloud World Forum Africa

June 5, 2014 • EventsComments Off

Cloud World Forum Africa 2014 is Africa’s Largest Cloud & ICT Event for Enterprise & Telecom Professionals. As organisations continue to optimise their IT operations, the migration to the Cloud computing has proven essential in reducing costs,...

Software AG to host Innovation Forum 2014

June 3, 2014 • EventsComments Off

Innovation Forum 2014, Software AG South Africa’s first annual technology showcase that will be hosted at Sandton Convention Centre on 17 June, will offer enterprises an unparalleled opportunity to kick-start their journeys to becoming Digital Enterprises....