Top 5 inspirational women in tech

August 31, 2015 • Opinion, Top StoriesComments (0)

The theme for Women’s Month 2015 is “Women United in Moving South Africa Forward.” As Women’s Month is coming to an end, Intel has handpicked five inspirational women who are making strides in the tech industry, not only personally and professionally, but also in the lives of other women and girls – whether they’re in [&hellip...

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Enabling the digital Journey of an Enterprise leveraging a Boundaryless Datacentre

August 25, 2015 • Opinion, Top StoriesComments (0)

Technology without boundaries has revolutionised the way people work, play and do business, as organisations and their customers have dispersed across the world, unhindered by actual physical location. From cloud services and web-scale IT to the Internet of...

Avi Rose, DocuSign Regional Sales Manager.

Document digitisation – A crucial enabler of the digital enterprise

August 24, 2015 • Opinion, Top StoriesComments (0)

For an organisation to achieve true end-to-end digital transformation – and compete effectively in the new digital economy – it’s essential to move away from manual, paper-based processes. Despite the fact that a number of organisations are on the path...

Kim Andersen

Unlocking the true value of your organisation’s information

August 21, 2015 • Opinion, Top StoriesComments (0)

Data volumes are, quite obviously, growing exponentially. But as increasing amounts of information about customers, markets, and products/services engulfs the organisation, we need to look at data in a new way. To achieve true digital transformation, the...

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Mobile Health Solutions enabling efficient healthcare

August 19, 2015 • Opinion, Top StoriesComments (0)

The biggest tech trend in Africa, and the one that is making the biggest impact on the everyday lives of people is the rise of smartphones and feature phones. Africa has seen the fastest uptake of mobile devices in the world and mobile subscribers are set to...

In2IT Technologies South Africa

Enterprise app stores: The cornerstone of the enterprise mobility strategy?

August 18, 2015 • Opinion, Top StoriesComments (0)

The proliferation of mobile devices, coupled with their vastly increased functionality over the years has resulted in their integration into business environments, with IT as the enabler. This opened up new possibilities in terms of productivity, convenience...

Warren Oliver

Always-on availability – What does it mean for your business?

August 18, 2015 • Opinion, Top StoriesComments (0)

Always-On availability in the modern data centre has become a business imperative. Companies can ill afford not to have access to their data whether it is in the office or out in the field using a mobile device. But how does one go about creating such an...

Alison Jacobson, Britehouse Digital’s Strategy & Digital Consulting Managing Director

Key considerations for digital transformation

August 18, 2015 • Opinion, Top StoriesComments (0)

Companies often find themselves straining under the demand of remaining competitive and relevant in a hyper-connected world. Customers are fully able to bypass your advertising, compare pricing and features, and switch between brands at the click of a...


Facebook’s Rob Newlan on: Creativity unlocks the power of tech

August 17, 2015 • Opinion, Top StoriesComments (0)

Today the bar for creativity is extremely high. It starts with people. Anyone can use the phone in their pocket to shoot and edit high quality video – something that would have been unthinkable even ten years ago. Anyone with a mobile phone has a...

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Controlling Data Risk in the BYOD Onslaught

August 17, 2015 • Opinion, Top StoriesComments (0)

Data protection has always been a challenge, even when data flow was, more or less, confined to a closed network system. Now, we have the Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) era in which your employees and contractors basically feel they should be able to use...

Saltside Technologies

Leveraging tech to improve service delivery to the poor

August 13, 2015 • Opinion, Top StoriesComments (1)

Lower than expected economic growth and resultant fiscal constraints in South Africa have emphasised the need for government to markedly improve efficiency with which it conducts business and delivers services. Smart use of technology can yield productivity...

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The future of the cloud is the future of business

August 13, 2015 • Cloud Computing, Opinion, Top StoriesComments (0)

The evolution of cloud-based technology has dramatically changed the business landscape in the past few years, and the latest developments in technology are set to create even further disruption. Businesses today are faced with increasing pressure not only...

Neil Cosser - Gemalto

If data is the new oil how do we protect it?

August 12, 2015 • Opinion, Top StoriesComments (0)

What motivates the bad guys? Hackers are driven to our data for two, simultaneous reasons: they are after the “easy money”. “Easy”, in that right now there may be a hundred thousand potential ways of getting access to data, so why make it too hard?...

Kim Andersen

Security in the age of digital transformation

August 12, 2015 • Opinion, Top StoriesComments (0)

The quickening pace of change in business today is forcing companies to transform themselves digitally, in new and innovative ways. It’s requiring them to shake off traditional, legacy-based approaches to IT, and think more like those new-age competitors...

Ernst Wittmann

Do advances in security mean that BYOD is a safe option?

August 11, 2015 • Opinion, Top StoriesComments (0)

Technology advances such as the recent release of Android for Work and the growing maturity of enterprise mobile management (EMM) tools mean that bring your own device (BYOD) is becoming an increasingly safe and compelling model for businesses of all sizes....

Chris Dippenaar, Project Manager - Britehouse

The Key to successful project management is closing the loop

August 11, 2015 • Opinion, Top StoriesComments (0)

In my spare time I enjoy working with my hands, specifically doing some carpentry. I enjoy the physicality, the tangible nature of the outcome. Or rather, the sense of achievement when I see the final product and experience the benefits of my labour and...