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Megon Thomson, Software Development Manager at redPanda Software.

Why Software Development is an Extension of the Future-Proof Enterprise

April 28, 2017 • General, OpinionComments (0)

Within every business and across every sector worldwide, innovation and disruption are now the primary challenges that leaders face. New technology trends and digital platforms emerge every year, and only the agile and responsive are able to truly thrive in such an environment. This has massive repercussions for those involved in the realm of software...

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Nigerian banks have been urged by Cisco and Signal Alliance to undergo digital transformation.

Nigerian Banks urged to undergo digital transformation

April 28, 2017 • Finance, General, Top Stories, West AfricaComments (0)

Nigerian banks were recently met with Signal Alliance and Cisco. In the meeting the two companies showcased just how the banks can improve their operations and security to be  more efficient without spending above their budget. Speaking at the Signal...

NCC threatens telecoms companies who fail to comply with their frequency regulations.

NCC warns Nigerian telecoms over illegal spectrum usage

April 28, 2017 • General, Top Stories, West AfricaComments (0)

The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) has given telecoms companies who are illegally using a certain frequency spectrum 14 days to stop or risk facing sanctions. The Commission highlighted that the use of any spectrum by telecoms companies who do not...

WiFi is no longer just a conduit to connect to the internet. If used properly, it is a connection to the world, and all of the opportunities it holds.

Partnering for end-to-end, high tech WiFi as a Service

April 28, 2017 • General, RetailComments (0)

WiFi is no longer just a conduit to connect to the internet. If used properly, it is a connection to the world, and all of the opportunities it holds. As the South African business IT landscape moves away from outdated 20th century tech, the increased focus...

Yolanda Smit, Strategic Business Intelligence Manager at PBT Group.

Business Intelligence landscape perception and reality

April 26, 2017 • Features, General, Top StoriesComments (0)

Organisations need to embrace the digital revolution in order to remain relevant and get the opportunities that come with digital transformation. An effective Business Intelligence systems help place the organisation’s processes in perspective while...

AI has the potential to double annual economic growth rates by 2035.

Why artificial intelligence is the future of economic growth

April 25, 2017 • General, OpinionComments (0)

Increases in capital and labour are no longer driving the levels of economic growth the world has become accustomed to and desires. Fortunately, a new factor of production is on the horizon, and it promises to transform the basis of economic growth for...

Technology will play an important role in the classroom.

The importance of optimizing technology for the classroom

April 25, 2017 • Education, General, Top StoriesComments (0)

Microsoft today released its findings from a new education survey of nearly 50 educators in South Africa, in which they expressed the challenges and opportunities in optimizing technology for the classroom as well as the skillsets required to succeed. The...

David Goulden, President of Dell EMC.

Legacy IT still hindering transformation for large companies

April 25, 2017 • General, Top StoriesComments (0)

Dell EMC, earlier this week, released the results of a new study conducted by Enterprise Strategy Group (ESG). The study surprisingly revealed that a large portion of senior IT leaders and decision-makers of large companies around the world admitted that...

Africa's 7 Highest Internet Penetrated Countries.

Kenya Leads Africa’s Internet Race

April 25, 2017 • General, Lists, Top StoriesComments (1)

Having access to the internet provides much needed access to information. This access can have a massive influence on one’s life as it offers access to education, work opportunities or news. It is clear that Africa has not attained the high internet...

AfriOne unveiled a new manufacturing plant in Lagos, Nigeria.

“Made in Nigeria” phones to become a reality

April 25, 2017 • Gadgets and Gaming, General, Mobile and Telecoms, West AfricaComments (0)

AfriOne Ltd, a technology-driven enterprise, presented their new assembly plant in Nigeria on Friday. The plant forms part of the company’s “Made in Nigeria” strategy where they will produce phones and other technological devices according...

Vodacom Down

Vodacom wins IoT Company of the Year in Nigeria

April 25, 2017 • General, Internet of Things, Top Stories, West AfricaComments (0)

Vodacom Business Nigeria was announced as the winner of The Internet of Things (IoT) Focused Company and Enterprise Solutions Provider of the Year Awards at the 2017 Beacon of ICT (BoICT) Awards. The 8th edition of the awards saw over 1,952 739 Nigeria...

Artificial intelligence

The impact of AI on customer experience

April 25, 2017 • General, Top StoriesComments (0)

At a time when technology is adopted to automate manually driven processes, companies need to avoid the temptation of replacing the human touch entirely. This is especially the case where artificial intelligence (AI) is used to refine the customer experience...

World Bank Group Launches New Program to Support Africa’s Top Digital Entrepreneurs.

How to launch your startup with World-Bank support

April 21, 2017 • General, Startups, Top StoriesComments (0)

The World Bank Group has launched XL Africa, a five-month business acceleration program designed to support the 20 most promising digital start-ups from Sub-Saharan Africa. As a part of the program the start-ups will receive mentoring from global and local...

Elon Musk, CEO of Tesla, SpaceX and now Neuralink.

Cloud-based AI could become part of the human brain

April 21, 2017 • General, Healthcare, Top StoriesComments (0)

A human-computer brain interface company, Neuralink aims to help humans keep pace with the rapid advances in AI, and aims to achieve this by integrating AI with human consciousness. Neuralink’s technology will enable human use of AI as an additional...

Paul Divall, Managing Director, Intelligent Technologies – The Jasco Group

Digital video archiving – keeping up with today’s broadcast demands

April 21, 2017 • Backup and Storage, Cloud Computing, General, OpinionComments (0)

Broadcasters and video producers across the world are moving to computer-based platforms. As they do, access to any content, anytime, anywhere, is becoming a critical success factor. As growth of digital video data explodes, the introduction of digital asset...

African developers at the Facebook F8 conference.

Facebook champions African developers at F8 conference

April 21, 2017 • Events, General, Online & Social, Top StoriesComments (0)

At the recent Facebook F8 developer conference, held in San Jose California on the 18th and 19th of April, the company hosted developers from all around the world, who joined together to showcase innovative products and services they have created for their...