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Posts Tagged ‘database’

  • Petr Havlik, Managing Director of CyberPro Consulting (image: supplied)

    Where are Africa’s software developers?

    April 15, 2014 • SoftwareComments Off

    Businesses in Africa are in dire need of sound business applications, and the shortage of qualified developers is having a negative impact on SME growth on the continent. CyberPro Consulting, based in Johannesburg, is one such company providing software...

  • The cost of database DIY – are you really saving money?

    August 20, 2012 • OpinionComments Off

    The database is the heart of the modern organisation, keeping business alive by supplying applications and people with the information and technologies they need to do their jobs, in much the same way as the human heart keeps the body alive by supplying vital...

  • Open source meets the database – it’s not free, but it is all about freedom

    August 16, 2012 • OpinionComments Off

    Proprietary software has traditionally enjoyed a sound foothold in the database space in particular. However, in recent years we have seen an upsurge in interest for open source database solutions, for a number of reasons. Proprietary solutions are costly,...

  • Migrating to cloud? Ensure it has a silver lining

    February 21, 2012 • OpinionComments (1)

    Despite international uptake, cloud computing has been slow to gain traction in the local market.  However, no one can dispute cloud computing’s benefits in several Information Communication Technology (ICT) areas, including the database. This is...

  • Workforce Optimisation drives business performance

    October 24, 2011 • OpinionComments Off

    The workforce is an organisation’s greatest asset but it is customer satisfaction and loyalty that keeps the business ticking over. A Workforce Optimisation (WFO) strategy helps drive both. It’s what will keep customers coming back – and the competition...

  • How can database archiving be simplified?

    September 26, 2011 • OpinionComments Off

    Application data continues to grow exponentially. But application data growth can have significant negative business consequences if it is not managed, including unacceptable application performance, increased cost and an inability to effectively manage...

  • Egypt considers e-voting for future elections

    July 4, 2011 • Top StoriesComments Off

    Information technology in Egypt is on the rise, with ICT leaders and industry experts pushing for e-voting to be introduced in the country. The new plans were revealed at Intel’s “Egypt Tomorrow – IT Vision for a Brighter Future” conference. The...

  • Orascom, Algeria locked in legal feud

    June 9, 2011 • Mobile and TelecomsComments Off

    ORASCOM’s on going battle with the Algerian government hit another snag after the valuation requested by the latter was delayed because of a disagreement over company data. Global news sources indicate that Djezzy has prohibited auditors from looking at...

  • Database of African businesses launched

    June 14, 2010 • SoftwareComments Off

    Database 360, a division of Data and lead generation specialists CG Consulting, has unveiled its latest African database, a comprehensive resource of companies and executives throughout the African continent. CG Consulting sales and marketing director Louise...

  • Oracle on cutting-edge solutions

    July 22, 2009 • SoftwareComments Off

    Lagos, (IT News Africa)— Oracle is expanding its educational offering to include the Oracle Database 11g and Oracle Fusion Middleware products acquired from ...

  • SA Presidency asks journalists to register online

    March 25, 2009 • Top StoriesComments Off

    The South African Presidency has developed a new web-based media database which will allow journalists to personally update contact details. This was done in an effort to improve communication between the media and the highest office in the land...