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  • fnb app

    The barriers and misconceptions around digital banking channels

    August 14, 2017 • Finance, Lists, Online & Social, Top StoriesComments Off on The barriers and misconceptions around digital banking channels

    Although there has been an increase of customers using the FNB Banking App, 33% to be exact, the South African banking giants still feel that there is a clear reluctance, from people who earn less than R300 000 per annum, to take advantage of digital banking...

  • Gamification

    Incentive assertiveness – the future success of Gamification

    August 10, 2017 • General, OpinionComments Off on Incentive assertiveness – the future success of Gamification

    The existence of games date back to ‘human ancient days’. They were used as a channel for social interaction, knowledge sharing, developing mental skills, entertainment as well as teaching spiritual and ethical lessons. Common game tools were made of...

  • South Africa, Pay Gap, Digital, Fluency, Report, Accenture

    Report- South African Women’s Role In Closing The Pay Gap

    August 3, 2017 • General, Southern Africa, Top StoriesComments Off on Report- South African Women’s Role In Closing The Pay Gap

    According to a study released this week by Accenture, the ever-increasing talent, skills and pay gaps in the workplace are key contributors to South Africa’s struggle to grow its economy. This report, titled Getting to Equal 2017, also revealed that...

  • Digital, Overcome, Business, Borders, Digital Tools, e-Residency

    The power of Digital will dissolve traditional business borders

    August 1, 2017 • General, Online & Social, OpinionComments Off on The power of Digital will dissolve traditional business borders

    Digital technology has already significantly transformed business operations and processes. Its effects are being felt in virtually every industry, in both public and private sectors and society as a whole. According to Pierre Aurel, Special Projects manager...

  • Digital, Transformation, Manufacturers, Techniques, Value-chains, 4th industrial revolution,

    Digitisation: Changing the game for manufacturers

    July 31, 2017 • General, OpinionComments Off on Digitisation: Changing the game for manufacturers

      Digital transformation, as we’ve come to realise, means something different in every industry. In Manufacturing, the term can be broad-reaching, encompassing everything from automation and robotics, to fully-fledged ‘smart factories’, all the way...

  • Valter Adao "Innovation will lead to cheaper and more accessible healthcare"

    The Future of Work

    July 28, 2017 • General, Opinion, Southern AfricaComments Off on The Future of Work

    The future of work holds myriad possibilities for change that business needs to adapt to. In order to do so, we have to understand the interconnections between evolving technology, the demographics at play and what power dynamics are emerging as a result....

  • Retail, Brick and Mortor, Digital, eCommerce, Sustainability

    Future Proofing Brick-and-Mortar Retail

    July 25, 2017 • Top StoriesComments Off on Future Proofing Brick-and-Mortar Retail

    With e-commerce becoming a constant, retailers and marketers must find new and innovative ways to increase footfall and boost sales in their ‘traditional’ brick-and-mortar stores. To boost competitiveness and create the added value and convenience that...

  • Darrel Orsmond, Financial Services Industry Head at SAP Africa

    What the future of digital holds for retail banking

    July 17, 2017 • Finance, OpinionComments Off on What the future of digital holds for retail banking

    Related imageBanks are finding it increasingly difficult to reach and ensure value to their customers in light of the challenge by existing and new fintech competitors who are muscling in on the ‘offer’ – the point at which a customer’s process of...

  • AGRICOLLEGES international has established a cloud-based e-learning platform, where students can study on computers and mobile devices. (image: E-learning Industry)

    South African teachers to receive digital training

    June 26, 2017 • Education, Southern Africa, Top StoriesComments Off on South African teachers to receive digital training

    In a study run by Via Afrika, less than 35% of South Africa’s teachers had been trained in basic digital and ICT skills in 2011. Five years later, the landscape had not changed much until now. Eiffel Corp, role players in education technology across Africa...

  • How new local data centres will drive digital transformation in Africa

    Managing the value of data

    June 20, 2017 • Big Data, Cloud Computing, OpinionComments Off on Managing the value of data

      The value of data is something that has progressed from a technology discussion into a business imperative. No organisation can survive in the always-on environment without having access to data. Fortunately, better business resilience is to be had by...

  • Age in no barrier to new technology

    Africa, a continent seeing a digital boom

    May 26, 2017 • General, Internet of Things, OpinionComments Off on Africa, a continent seeing a digital boom

    This is a reality. During the last few months, we have heard more about Africa’s issues in the media rather than its vast potential. However, the continent in general is silently moving forward with a genuine transformation. Africa is accelerating at a pace...

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    Parenting? There’s an App for that

    May 19, 2017 • Education, Gadgets and Gaming, Lists, Online & Social, Top StoriesComments Off on Parenting? There’s an App for that

    The fact that 80% of cellphone users keep their mobile devices within arm’s reach, coupled with growing acceptance of pre-teen mobile use, means parenting in the age of always-on connectivity has taken on a decidedly digital edge. This is according...

  • cloud, Citrix, Cloud Sprawl’

    Striving to reimagine the future of work

    May 12, 2017 • General, OpinionComments Off on Striving to reimagine the future of work

    The world we live in today is barely recognisable from just 10 or even five years ago. As we react to the aftermath of significant political and economic change, organisations have been forced to accept long-term slower economic growth, creating new and...

  • How new local data centres will drive digital transformation in Africa

    Gaining the competitive edge from being always on

    May 5, 2017 • General, Opinion, SponsoredComments Off on Gaining the competitive edge from being always on

      Business has changed beyond recognition thanks to the evolution of technology and the growing importance of data in an increasingly digital environment. Being connected means accessing critical information, irrespective of device and location. So, how...

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    South Africa: New streaming service takes on Showmax, Netflix

    May 5, 2017 • Events, General, Southern Africa, Top StoriesComments Off on South Africa: New streaming service takes on Showmax, Netflix

    Discover Digital yesterday announced the launch of their new streaming service, Digital Entertainment On Demand (DEOD), at an event in Johannesburg. The new service is looking to compete with Netflix, ShowMax and DSTV. Stephen Watson, MD of Discover Digital,...

  • Brendan Mc Aravey, Country Manager at Citrix South Africa.

    Say goodbye to third-world communication

    March 29, 2017 • Online & Social, OpinionComments Off on Say goodbye to third-world communication

    South African businesses increasingly depend on connectivity. This is because tech-savvy customers require businesses and service providers that meet their always-on needs. For example, retail outlets are increasingly adopting kiosk type services where,...