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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 knows the department needs to advance its level of digital maturity, but how? This is a common story...

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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...

South African software distributor trumps global companies at IoT awards

South African software distributor trumps global companies at IoT awards

September 4, 2018 • Company News, Internet of Things, Southern AfricaComments Off on South African software distributor trumps global companies at IoT awards

Success on a global scale by South African IT organisations is a reminder of the remarkable strides of the South African IT industry. It also re-enforces that a committed team guided by a strong mission is a force to be reckoned with in the disruptive world...

IoT planning - Seven Key questions for highly effective M2M deployments

IoT planning – Seven Key questions for highly effective M2M deployments

September 3, 2018 • Internet of Things, OpinionComments Off on IoT planning – Seven Key questions for highly effective M2M deployments

If you want to utilise IoT and are preparing for a connected device deployment, you’ll probably have worked through many scenarios and options. M2M IoT is a complex area. Each question can lead to more questions, resulting in a mind-stretching number of...

Everyone agrees, technology and the internet of things (IoT) has transformed the way we live our lives and co-existing without our gadgets, a screen full of applications, and an internet connection is near impossible these days.

Can Start-Up device makers tap into IoT?

August 30, 2018 • Internet of ThingsComments Off on Can Start-Up device makers tap into IoT?

According to all technology forecasters, tens of billions of devices will be connected through wireless networks globally in the not too distant future. Digitalisation has ignited a proliferation of connected devices in all sectors of life and business and...

Basic cyber hygiene practices that go a long way

Internet of Things: What are the risks for homes in Africa?

August 29, 2018 • Internet of Things, Security, Top StoriesComments Off on Internet of Things: What are the risks for homes in Africa?

Smart homes are getting even smarter, with Internet of Things (IoT) devices rapidly coming to market to make homes more efficient and daily life more convenient. But any internet connection comes with risk attached, and IoT in homes could increase your...

While South Africa shows excellent potential to lead Africa in the fourth industrial revolution (Industry 4.0), private business, government and educational institutions will need to work together to upskill the nation adequately for this new, digital economy.

Digital skills for a digital economy

August 29, 2018 • General, Internet of Things, Southern AfricaComments Off on Digital skills for a digital economy

While South Africa shows excellent potential to lead Africa in the fourth industrial revolution (Industry 4.0), private business, government and educational institutions will need to work together to upskill the nation adequately for this new, digital...

Helping Retailers make faster, more Shopper-centric decisions

Nielsen launches smart store in South Africa

August 29, 2018 • Internet of Things, Retail, Southern AfricaComments Off on Nielsen launches smart store in South Africa

Nielsen has added a new product solution to their Shopper toolkit – a creative and unique solution for retailers and manufacturers globally, helping them get closer to shopper behaviour at the moment of truth and uncover What’s Next. The solution...

Namibians need safe and secure Wi-Fi

Namibians need safe and secure Wi-Fi

August 28, 2018 • Internet of Things, Opinion, Southern Africa, Top StoriesComments Off on Namibians need safe and secure Wi-Fi

Namibians love their Wi-Fi, we hold our smartphones in front of us desperately seeking a Wi-Fi router to latch onto in a hotel, airport, shopping centre, restaurant or any venue we may be at. As soon as the signal is strong enough, we try to connect. ‘No...

Businesses and individuals across South Africa will now have the ability to run criminal and identity verifications via MyImprint, a user-friendly online portal - using only an ID number as reference.

South Africans can now run criminal and identity verification nationwide via online portal

August 28, 2018 • Internet of Things, Security, Southern Africa, Top StoriesComments Off on South Africans can now run criminal and identity verification nationwide via online portal

Businesses and individuals across South Africa will now have the ability to run criminal and identity verifications via MyImprint, a user-friendly online portal – using only an ID number as reference. MyImprint, a tech startup that provides easy access...

How technology has made the world a smarter place

How technology has made the world a smarter place

August 27, 2018 • Internet of Things, Opinion, Southern AfricaComments Off on How technology has made the world a smarter place

Technology is embedded into every facet of modern life and with the arrival of artificial intelligence (AI), the internet of things (IoT) and the fourth industrial revolution, people sometimes worry about the implications of every device being connected, but...

Craig Mitchelmore, Head of Intervate North at Intervate, a T-Systems company

O365 can make your business more productive – if you let it

August 26, 2018 • Internet of Things, OpinionComments Off on O365 can make your business more productive – if you let it

One of the drivers of cloud migration is accessibility to cloud business systems like Microsoft Office 365 (O365). The idea of accessing office tools such as Word, Excel and others from anywhere and at any time, and the flexibility to add and remove users as...

Retail technology is changing buying and delivery methods

5 ways IOT improves your retail experience

August 25, 2018 • Internet of Things, Lists, Retail, Top StoriesComments Off on 5 ways IOT improves your retail experience

As digital is taking business and customer interaction to the next level, the sector which seems to vastly adopt and respond to these technological advancements is retail. The Internet of Things or IoT is revolutionising the world by creating smart devices...

The battle for the Edge - IoT to dominate industry-wide and transform businesses

The battle for the Edge – IoT to dominate industry-wide and transform businesses

August 25, 2018 • Internet of Things, Southern AfricaComments Off on The battle for the Edge – IoT to dominate industry-wide and transform businesses

It is estimated that in 2018 there will be over 31 billion connected ‘edge’ devices globally, making this year the one where the Internet of Things (IoT) truly begins to dominate. The proliferation of connected devices and the evolution of dumb devices to...

5G: A paradigm shift in the role of the Internet of Things

5G: A paradigm shift in the role of the Internet of Things

August 25, 2018 • Internet of Things, OpinionComments Off on 5G: A paradigm shift in the role of the Internet of Things

In just a couple of years, the fifth-generation mobile network will be commercially available, promising better connections, faster speeds and lower latency, for those living in a hyper-connected world. It’s processing power, for example, has the potential...

Netshield assists clients with streamlining IoT environments

Netshield announces new Intelligent IoT enabled environmental monitoring and control gateway

August 23, 2018 • Internet of Things, SponsoredComments Off on Netshield announces new Intelligent IoT enabled environmental monitoring and control gateway

Netshield South Africa is pleased to announce the latest iteration of its NVIROMON, the Netshield NVIROMON-ULTI-1S, an intelligent IoT enabled environmental monitoring and control gateway. The NVIROMON-ULTI-1S now provides users access to a device that offers...