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Uganda: Joint Medical Store migrates to IFS Applications 9

October 4, 2017 • East Africa, Software, Top StoriesComments Off on Uganda: Joint Medical Store migrates to IFS Applications 9

Joint Medical Store (JMS), a non-government pharmaceutical store in Uganda, has announced an upgrade to IFS Applications 9, which will according to the company, increase flexibility and enhance end-user productivity. JMS is licensed by the National Drug Authority to engage in import, export and wholesale of medicines and healthcare solutions. The new,...

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How to simplify software design

How to simplify software design

September 30, 2017 • East Africa, North Africa, Opinion, Software, Southern Africa, Top Stories, West AfricaComments Off on How to simplify software design

“Two heads are better than one”, says Lorraine Steyn, co-Founder and CEO of Khanyisa Real Systems (KRS), in making the case for why it’s better to have ‘pair programmers’ and the right techniques upfront, when it comes to developing good code design...

Software development

South African software developers are in high demand

September 19, 2017 • Finance, Software, Southern Africa, Top StoriesComments Off on South African software developers are in high demand

South African software developers that service the financial sector are in high demand locally and internationally as they capitalise on expertise gleaned from operating in one of the most sophisticated banking and advanced mobile tech environments in the...

Service delivery in IT paramount to organisational success

Service delivery in IT paramount to organisational success

September 11, 2017 • Cloud Computing, East Africa, North Africa, Software, Southern Africa, Top Stories, West AfricaComments Off on Service delivery in IT paramount to organisational success

Improving the efficiency and reliability of IT operations, enhancing security and compliance, a proactive approach to maintenance, return on investment and costs savings, and freeing up IT employees to work on strategic projects, are some of the top factors...

Businesses should consider the advantages of outsourcing their software development

Four guardians that guide software development

September 7, 2017 • East Africa, North Africa, Opinion, Software, Southern Africa, West AfricaComments Off on Four guardians that guide software development

Speed, efficiency and constant disruption are what characterise and define today’s business environment. For those that cannot innovate, adapt and respond quickly to the market, survival is dubious (at best). Within the realm of enterprise software...

Powa app

POWA App Wants To Tackle Women Abuse But Will It Work?

August 17, 2017 • Mobile and Telecoms, Online & Social, Software, Southern Africa, Top StoriesComments Off on POWA App Wants To Tackle Women Abuse But Will It Work?

People Opposing Women Abuse (POWA), a South African women’s right organisation, has released an app that is intended to help victims of abuse speak up and find help. The App is now available for free on all Android and Apple smartphones and was launched...

Opinion, IT System Management, Self service, Systems, ITSM

Extending self-service capabilities of ITSM

August 14, 2017 • Events, Opinion, SoftwareComments Off on Extending self-service capabilities of ITSM

  Always-on connectivity and a proliferation of mobile devices has had an unprecedented impact on the world. Fundamentally, it changes the way both businesses and end users interact. There is at least one mobile application for virtually every kind of...

Software, Sponsored, SD-WAN, Provider, 7 things to look out for

7 traits to look for in an SD-WAN provider

August 4, 2017 • General, Software, SponsoredComments Off on 7 traits to look for in an SD-WAN provider

Software-defined Wide Area Networks (WAN) have certainly captured the attention of CIOs across nearly every industry, promising greater control over WAN infrastructure and the application traffic that’s traversing the network. Unlike legacy WAN...

Gartner predicts that AI will be in all software by 2020.

AI To Be In All Software By 2020- Gartner

August 3, 2017 • General, SoftwareComments Off on AI To Be In All Software By 2020- Gartner

Market analyst firm, Gartner, predicts that Artificial Intelligence will be a constant in every software by 2020. In January 2016 the firm stated that the term “artificial intelligence” was not in the top 100 search terms on gartner.com...

AI, Talent Lifecycle, Management, High Attrition, Enviroment, Joel Stransky, Opinion

Using AI to Manage the Talent Lifecycle in a High Attrition Environment

August 2, 2017 • General, Opinion, SoftwareComments Off on Using AI to Manage the Talent Lifecycle in a High Attrition Environment

Technology-mediated disruption in the workplace has a powerful impact on both businesses and their employees. While this trend provides numerous opportunities for growth, it also poses challenges. Of major concern is the high attrition rate within the call...

ezTalks Meetings, video conferencing

ezTalks Meetings: Robust Video Conferencing & Web Conferencing

July 28, 2017 • General, Online & Social, Software, SponsoredComments Off on ezTalks Meetings: Robust Video Conferencing & Web Conferencing

Popular online video conferencing providers, ezTalks Technology Co., Ltd enables users to connect with individuals anytime anywhere. The company is dedicated to providing one-stop video conferencing solutions to make businesses of any size communicate and...

Trends, Challenges, Alepo, Telecoms, Africa, Data, Price, Interview, Data Technologies

‘Growth of data consumption is staggering in Africa’ – Alepo

July 26, 2017 • Mobile and Telecoms, People, Software, Top StoriesComments Off on ‘Growth of data consumption is staggering in Africa’ – Alepo

In an interview aimed at taking a deep dive into the current African telecoms landscape, IT News Africa spoke to Derrick Gross the Vice-President of Business Development at Alepo, a technology solutions provider. Alepo looks to make next-gen data...

Cloud, Services, Arbor, Manageable, Affordable,

Arbor Cloud to increase DDoS attack mitigation capacity to 8Tbps

July 25, 2017 • Cloud Computing, Software, SponsoredComments Off on Arbor Cloud to increase DDoS attack mitigation capacity to 8Tbps

Arbor Networks Inc., the security division of NETSCOUT, has announced that it has more than doubled the capacity of Arbor Cloud from 2Tbps to 4Tbps, and will have quadrupled capacity to 8Tbps by the end of 2017. By distributing capacity across four times the...

Software AG, Gupta, Scandal, Kickbacks, South Africa, Corruption, Report, GuptaLeaks

Software AG Awaits German Head-Office Response Amidst Gupta Kickback Furore

July 25, 2017 • General, Software, Southern Africa, Top StoriesComments Off on Software AG Awaits German Head-Office Response Amidst Gupta Kickback Furore

Another week, another Gupta kickback allegation. This time it is German software giant- Software AG – being linked to the infamous Gupta family in leaked emails. According to amaBhungane and Scorpio, an investigative journalism site, leaked Gupta...

Are your employees inviting cyber threats into your organisation

Bridge the ‘Gap of Grief’ with RSA

July 25, 2017 • Security, Software, SponsoredComments Off on Bridge the ‘Gap of Grief’ with RSA

A Business-Driven Security architecture was recently unveiled by RSA, a Dell Technologies business, offering a new approach to assist enterprises to manage cyber risk and protect what matters most to them, be it their financial records, IP, and more. The...

e-commerce, cybercrime,security cyber security,

Is your payroll data protected against cyber-crime

July 25, 2017 • Opinion, Security, SoftwareComments Off on Is your payroll data protected against cyber-crime

According to the 2017 Trustwave Global Security Report, gangs of cyber-criminals prefer to target commonly used software platforms with known vulnerabilities. Corporate and internal networks, as well as point-of-sale (POS) systems are most at risk, falling...