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  • Expect even more mind-blowing tech developments in 2018

    Expect even more mind-blowing tech developments in 2018

    February 16, 2018 • General, OpinionComments Off on Expect even more mind-blowing tech developments in 2018

    It used to take months to be able to say whether a particular treatment for cancer was working – wasting precious time which might otherwise have been used to save a patient’s life. Now using analytics, we can predict that treatment’s effectiveness...

  • How tech is shaping the way we do business in 2018

    How tech is shaping the way we do business in 2018

    January 29, 2018 • General, Top StoriesComments Off on How tech is shaping the way we do business in 2018

    At the beginning of every year, we are inundated by a barrage of content which loftily predicts the “trends” for the next 12-month period. But what causes a trend to emerge? “Typically driven by a number of factors, a ‘trend’ is generally the...

  • IT spending projected to total $3.7 trillion in 2018

    IT spending projected to total $3.7 trillion in 2018

    January 16, 2018 • General, Top StoriesComments Off on IT spending projected to total $3.7 trillion in 2018

    Worldwide IT spending is projected to total $3.7 trillion in 2018, an increase of 4.5 percent from 2017, according to the latest forecast by Gartner. “Global IT spending growth began to turn around in 2017, with continued growth expected over the next...

  • Global IT spending to grow 6.2 percent in 2018, says Gartner

    Citrix announces technology predictions for 2018

    January 10, 2018 • General, Top StoriesComments Off on Citrix announces technology predictions for 2018

    As we start the new year, it is time to look at new ways of working in 2018. As the predictions came in, an overarching theme emerged: The concept of how we work is changing dramatically and is largely driven by the growth of the Internet of Things (IoT) and...

  • How safe is “safe” when it comes to the cloud?

    Top 3 Megatrends That Will Drive Digital Business

    August 16, 2017 • General, Lists, Top StoriesComments Off on Top 3 Megatrends That Will Drive Digital Business

    The Hype Cycle for Emerging Technologies report, which is Gartner’s longest-running annual report, identified Artificial intelligence (AI) everywhere, transparently immersive experiences and digital platforms as the trends that will provide unrivalled...

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    2016 Technology Trends: Which way is the wind blowing?

    January 26, 2016 • Enterprise, Opinion, Top StoriesComments Off on 2016 Technology Trends: Which way is the wind blowing?

    Talk of market disruption is generally characterised in terms of David toppling Goliath: agility and flight of foot trump sheer heft.  While the analogy has some appeal it misses the point that these ‘disruptors’ are probably winning because they are...

  • SEACOM deploys 100Gbps Ethernet technology

    Top 5 tech trends expected to disrupt customer service

    January 22, 2016 • Enterprise, Top StoriesComments Off on Top 5 tech trends expected to disrupt customer service

    The Interactive Intelligence Group has shared its predictions for the five trends that will disrupt customer service in 2016. A massive 89 percent of companies plan to compete primarily on the basis of the customer experience by 2016, which is a dramatic...

  • Deloitte releases the South African results of its 2018 Global Human Capital Trends report titled “The Rise of the Social Enterprise”

    Top 8 analytics trends to watch in 2015

    March 25, 2015 • Lists, Top StoriesComments Off on Top 8 analytics trends to watch in 2015

    Growing numbers of analysts and researchers insist that data should not only be managed as an asset, but should also be valued as one. They see a future where companies can routinely monetise their own data for financial gain. Analytics innovators continue to...

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    Top 10 Strategic Technology Trends for 2015

    September 10, 2014 • Lists, Top StoriesComments Off on Top 10 Strategic Technology Trends for 2015

    The 2014 Gartner Symposium, which is being held at CTICC in Cape Town, has presented a variety of different topics throughout the day. However, one of the highlights of the event covered the Top 10 Strategic Technology Trends for 2015. David Cearley, Vice...

  • Deloitte releases the South African results of its 2018 Global Human Capital Trends report titled “The Rise of the Social Enterprise”

    Tech Trends 2014: The business impact of evolving technology

    March 21, 2014 • Enterprise, Top StoriesComments Off on Tech Trends 2014: The business impact of evolving technology

    Professional services firm, Deloitte, today launched its fifth annual Tech Trends report highlighting 10 trends that could have an impact on South African companies across industry sectors over the coming 18 to 24 months. “At their core, these trends...

  • Which tech trends will be making waves in 2013?

    December 10, 2012 • Mobile and TelecomsComments Off on Which tech trends will be making waves in 2013?

    This year has seen a number of thought-provoking adances in technology. Vodacom SA and MTN SA both announced the rollout of 4G as South Africa moves closer towards full LTE mobile networks, fibre optics are becoming more accessible and consumers have...