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    Gartner identifies 3 essential competencies for the Digital Store

    November 11, 2015 • Enterprise, Top StoriesComments Off on Gartner identifies 3 essential competencies for the Digital Store

    Digital business will touch every step of the customer shopping journey, so it’s crucial that the digital store, a digital business asset, delivers three competencies, according to Gartner, Inc. These competencies include: customer essentials, customer...

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    IT News Africa: Top Tech Stories of the Week

    October 2, 2015 • Top StoriesComments Off on IT News Africa: Top Tech Stories of the Week

    The IT sector has been buzzing this week… Not only did we attend the 2015 Gartner Symposium in Cape Town, but we also attended the 2015 XON Summit – which was held at Sun City in the Northwest Province of South Africa. To add to this, IT News...

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    Working the cloud: Ensuring app performance beyond the data centre era

    September 29, 2015 • Enterprise, Opinion, Top StoriesComments Off on Working the cloud: Ensuring app performance beyond the data centre era

    According to previous research by Gartner, 75% of enterprises expect to have hybrid cloud deployments by the end of 2017, with organisations typically using an average of 545 cloud services each. With numbers such as these, it’s clear that the cloud is a...

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    Video Interview: Mbula Schoen discusses the Hype Cycle for ICT in Africa

    September 29, 2015 • Top Stories, VideoComments Off on Video Interview: Mbula Schoen discusses the Hype Cycle for ICT in Africa

    Mbula Schoen is a Senior Research Analyst in the Program and Portfolio Management (PPM) team for Gartner. Her research currently covers the complex challenges of organisational change and transformation from a people perspective. Her areas of focus include...

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    Gartner asks CIOs to rise to the digital challenge

    July 7, 2015 • Opinion, Top StoriesComments Off on Gartner asks CIOs to rise to the digital challenge

    The annual Gartner Symposium/ITxpo taking place at the Cape Town International Convention Centre from September 28 to 30 will examine the need for companies to evolve into a digital business and remain competitive. “No company, irrespective of size and...

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    Video Interview: Will Hahn principal research analyst – Gartner

    September 12, 2014 • Top Stories, VideoComments Off on Video Interview: Will Hahn principal research analyst – Gartner

    Will Hahn, principal research analyst, Gartner, presented at the 2014 Gartner Symposium this week in Cape Town South Africa. Hahn presented on how digital services will transform telecom markets in South Africa and beyond. Additionally, Hahn spoke on the...

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    CIOs Need to Embrace Digital Ethics

    August 25, 2014 • OpinionComments Off on CIOs Need to Embrace Digital Ethics

    The need for CIOs to consider digital ethics has become paramount as the pace of technology change accelerates. This is according to Gartner. Digital business has dramatically shifted the impact of corporate IT. Corporate IT now affects people’s work...

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    Altech’s Huawei partnership to benefit African infrastructure

    September 20, 2013 • Mobile and Telecoms, Top StoriesComments Off on Altech’s Huawei partnership to benefit African infrastructure

    Altech and Huawei recently entered into a partnership to drive future growth initiatives in the enterprise market. The new entity will be branded as Altech Collab and will reside within Altech’s New Business Development division. The agreement covers a...

  • Gartner analyst Saul Judah at Gartner's Symposium (image: Charlie Fripp)

    Why companies need Chief Data Officers

    September 20, 2013 • FeaturesComments Off on Why companies need Chief Data Officers

    At Gartner’s annual Symposium, held recently in Cape Town, South Africa, discussion turned to the emerging role of the Chief Data Officer (CDO). Analyst Saul Judah from the global research and analysis firm’s London office reflected on what this...

  • Vice President of Gartner Research, Peter Sondergaard (image: Charlie Fripp)

    Tech start-ups are a threat to established businesses – Gartner

    September 17, 2013 • Features, Mobile and TelecomsComments Off on Tech start-ups are a threat to established businesses – Gartner

    Gartner’s annual Symposium and ITXpo is currently underway in Cape Town, South Africa. Vice President of Gartner Research, Peter Sondergaard, offered insight into future trends, details on the symposium itself and what businesses can expect as far...

  • Not every mobile app is worth building, says Gartner research director Richard Marshall (image: Shutterstock)

    Mobile apps: Brand enhancer, business tool or waste of time?

    July 22, 2013 • OpinionComments Off on Mobile apps: Brand enhancer, business tool or waste of time?

    Not every mobile app is worth building, says Gartner research director Richard Marshall – and investing in the wrong app can waste resources and damage brands. “There is an app frenzy at the moment that’s leading many companies to rush into building...

  • “90% of businesses will bypass broad deployment of Windows 8” – Gartner

    August 28, 2012 • Mobile and Telecoms, Top StoriesComments Off on “90% of businesses will bypass broad deployment of Windows 8” – Gartner

    Research firm Gartner kicked off its annual Gartner Symposium and ITxp 2012 in Cape Town and as Gartner’s Rene Jacobs welcomed delegates, she emphasised the role of the CEO within a changing IT landscape. Jacobs revealed that more CEOs prioritise growth...