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Posts Tagged ‘IDG Connect’

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    Africa’s rapid mobile adoption paves way for cloud

    July 2, 2014 • Cloud Computing, Top StoriesComments Off on Africa’s rapid mobile adoption paves way for cloud

    A new survey conducted by IDG Connect, on behalf of SAP Africa, has highlighted the fantastic opportunity open to cloud service providers (CSPs) as a result of Africa’s rapid adoption of mobile network technology. This survey, entitled Africa Set for Cloud...

  • B2B IT buyers are reportedly using social media and networks in their decision making. (Image source: Shutterstock.com)

    What is influencing IT buyers?

    January 16, 2014 • East Africa, OnlineComments Off on What is influencing IT buyers?

      According to an IDG Connect Survey, 86% of buyers who invest in B2B IT make decisions using social networks. A CIO Africa report claims the survey of over 400 enterprise decision makers revealed that 57% use social networking over other resources like...

  • Africa’s technology news leader IT News Africa, in partnership with sponsor and global enterprise software company, Software AG, extends an invitation to the Africa’s ICT sector to to attend its forthcoming Innovation Dinner in Kenya, themed Big Data, Cloud and Accelerating Growth in the Enterprise. (Image source: Flickr/itnewsafrica.com)

    Kenya looking to Big Data, Cloud to stay ahead

    December 5, 2013 • East Africa, Top StoriesComments Off on Kenya looking to Big Data, Cloud to stay ahead

    Recent research conducted by IDG Connect suggests that there is a definite move towards big data projects in Kenya and Nigeria. According to this research, 64% of respondents are at planning, pilot scheme or live stage of Projects. It is indicative of the...

  • SA IT employees are not equipped with relevant skills – IDG Connect

    September 21, 2012 • Mobile and Telecoms, Top StoriesComments Off on SA IT employees are not equipped with relevant skills – IDG Connect

    In a study conducted by IDG Connect focussed on the South African IT industry, some surprising results highlighted the perception that the current market lacks sufficient opportunities to advance into senior management positions. “South Africa’s IT...

  • iPad use on the decline – IDG Connect

    June 20, 2012 • Gadgets and GamingComments Off on iPad use on the decline – IDG Connect

    IDG Connect’s study of 3124 worldwide IT and business professionals demonstrates a startling move away from iPads, especially in developing regions. Results show that 71% of respondents own a tablet, 51% of these have an iPad, but more first time buyers...

  • SA’s IT skills – can you help?

    June 1, 2012 • Mobile and TelecomsComments (1)

    IDG Connect, a division of International Data Group (IDG), is in the process of conducting a survey to determine the state of South Africa’s IT Skills. The British-based company has produced numerous white papers on various topics of interest to Africans...

  • 47% of African iPads are bought by employers

    January 16, 2012 • Gadgets and Gaming, Top StoriesComments Off on 47% of African iPads are bought by employers

    During a recent IDG Connect survey, it was revealed that 47% of the iPads used in Africa was purchased for the worker by the employee. A strong trend showed that instant communication during work hours outweighed the need for personal communication....

  • The state of IT skills in Africa

    August 30, 2011 • Mobile and Telecoms, Top StoriesComments Off on The state of IT skills in Africa

    IDG Connect recently carried out a study on the state of IT Skills worldwide and a number of interesting facts have come to light regarding Africa. The study was based on the survey of 3169 IT professionals from 105 countries. “The striking thing about...

  • Free IDG Connect white papers on iPad

    August 16, 2011 • Mobile and TelecomsComments Off on Free IDG Connect white papers on iPad

    International Data Group (IDG) Connect, which hosts pan-African and South African versions of its website, created a new iPad app which gives users full access to its global IT white paper library. This application is free to download through Apple’s iTunes...