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Gartner Identifies the Top 10 Strategic Technology Trends for 2019

Gartner Identifies the Top 10 Strategic Technology Trends for 2019

October 16, 2018 • General, Internet of Things, Top StoriesComments (0)

On October 15, Gartner, Inc. highlighted the top strategic technology trends that organisations need to explore in 2019. Analysts presented their findings during Gartner Symposium/ITxpo, which is currently underway in Orlando Florida.   Gartner defines a strategic technology trend as one with substantial disruptive potential that is beginning to break...

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Power is critical from bush to estate

Power is critical from bush to estate

October 15, 2018 • Internet of Things, Mining & Energy, Southern AfricaComments (0)

IIoT delivers electrical efficiency Substations get new lease on life Upmarket residential estate goes off grid “The energy supply industry in South Africa is experiencing a new dawn,” says Taru Madangombe, Vice President of Energy in Southern Africa for...

Software AG a "Strong Performer" in IIoT

Software AG a “Strong Performer” in IIoT

October 13, 2018 • Internet of ThingsComments (0)

Software AG revealed its positioning as a “strong performer” with the highest current offering score among other strong performers in a 24-criteria evaluation of Cumulocity IoT (Internet of things) in The Forrester WaveTM: Industrial IoT Software...

This year's Huawei Connect conference is designed to help all businesses and organizations step over the threshold and stake their claim in the intelligent world.

Huawei activates intelligence to build better smart cities

October 11, 2018 • Internet of ThingsComments (0)

Currently underway the Huawei Connect 2018, Huawei held a Smart City Summit with the theme “Activate Intelligence to Build Better Smart Cities”. This year’s Huawei Connect conference is designed to help all businesses and organisations step...

VAST Networks launches Hotspot 2.0

VAST Networks launches Hotspot 2.0

October 8, 2018 • Internet of Things, Online & SocialComments (0)

The tremendous growth in the use of IoT devices and applications has translated into a demand for constant connectivity. Access to premium-quality Wi-Fi coverage is fast becoming a fundamental enabler of this technology and catalysing such access is VAST...

AI predicting floods in India

AI predicting floods in India

October 1, 2018 • Internet of Things, Top StoriesComments Off on AI predicting floods in India

As part of the Google Public Alerts program, Google is helping to keep people safe from floods and similar natural disasters with AI-enabled flood forecasting. Last year, Google launched SOS Alerts on Search and Maps to make emergency information more...

IoT is key to a more sustainable future

IoT is key to a more sustainable future

September 27, 2018 • Internet of Things, OpinionComments Off on IoT is key to a more sustainable future

The Internet of Things (IoT) is already causing waves across both the consumer and business landscapes, with IDC projecting worldwide spending to reach $772.5 billion in 2018 – an increase of 14.6 per cent over the $674 billion that spent in 2017. While the...

GE Healthcare, Society of Radiography in Kenya partner to enhance radiography training

Digital transformation is the key to next generation healthcare in Africa

September 26, 2018 • Healthcare, Internet of ThingsComments Off on Digital transformation is the key to next generation healthcare in Africa

The benefits of the digital revolution to the healthcare sector in Africa are enormous, yet many angles must be considered if it is to prove successful. There are many people around the world who fall through the cracks in the healthcare field. They either...

MTN Business has partnered with Digital Twin Mine Management to develop a hybrid Internet of Things (IoT) solution

MTN Business partners with Digital Twin Mine to develop IoT mining solution

September 26, 2018 • Internet of Things, Mining & EnergyComments Off on MTN Business partners with Digital Twin Mine to develop IoT mining solution

South African miners operates some of the world’s deepest and most dangerous mines. According to the Department of Minerals Resources, 22 miners died while on duty this year, while 2017 recorded the highest rate of fatalities in a decade, with 88 people...

The Benefits of SetSchedule to First-Time agents

The Benefits of SetSchedule to First-Time agents

September 25, 2018 • Internet of Things, SponsoredComments Off on The Benefits of SetSchedule to First-Time agents

Property is the largest asset class in the world, and new realtors often face difficulties. Take a look at how apps like SetSchedule can help them get on track. How AI-Based Lead Generation Platforms like SetSchedule Help First-timers As the real estate...

Power is critical from bush to estate

Schneider Electric encourages partnerships with Partner Portal for IT

September 20, 2018 • Internet of Things, Southern AfricaComments Off on Schneider Electric encourages partnerships with Partner Portal for IT

Schneider Electric South Africa, the global energy management and automation company, has revamped their online portal for IT Channel Partners. Through Schneider Electric’s Partnership, evolved promise, significant updates have been made to partners’...

Huawei's Latest EMUI 9.0 Offers a Much Faster and Smoother Experience

Interview: Huawei’s CTO, Steve Apps, unpacks IOT as part of a “Smart Cities” landscape

September 20, 2018 • Internet of Things, People, Top StoriesComments Off on Interview: Huawei’s CTO, Steve Apps, unpacks IOT as part of a “Smart Cities” landscape

The Internet of Things (IoT) is a talking point in many discussions on how connectivity will move us forward as a society and what kinds of technologies will help shape future cities. Huawei is one of many large tech companies with a vested interest in IoT....

Digital transformation's promise for Botswanan businesses

Digital transformation’s promise for businesses in Botswana

September 19, 2018 • General, Internet of Things, Opinion, Southern AfricaComments Off on Digital transformation’s promise for businesses in Botswana

Digital transformation and emerging technologies have been generating significant interest in Africa recently. Public and private sector organisations are finding the promises of job creation and economic growth difficult to ignore. But what are the...

The reality is that many industrial companies in Africa are missing a critical building block for an Internet of Things strategy—a modern, robust, and integrated set of enterprise applications.

Industrial IoT: Connecting machines, people and data

September 12, 2018 • Internet of Things, Top StoriesComments Off on Industrial IoT: Connecting machines, people and data

The industrial Internet of Things is starting to come of age, but are African organisations ready to use it to boost their global competitiveness? The reality is that many industrial companies in Africa are missing a critical building block for an Internet...

How to guarantee digital transformation success of your organisation today

5 transformational technologies on your journey to digital government

September 10, 2018 • Internet of ThingsComments Off on 5 transformational technologies on your journey to digital government

The CIO of an Australian Government department is struggling to modernise legacy applications to support new digital services. He’s under mounting pressure from agency leaders to deliver better, more efficient digital experiences for constituents. He...

Nigeria: IXPN sees increase in local traffic

IoT – Turning cyber threat into cyber opportunity

September 5, 2018 • Internet of Things, Security, Top StoriesComments Off on IoT – Turning cyber threat into cyber opportunity

The network of connected sensors, devices, and appliances commonly referred to as the Internet of Things (IoT) has completely changed the way business works. This is as true of the heavy hauling and freight industry as any other. At any moment, various...