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Look to Wi-Fi for Digital Transformation in Retail

February 20, 2019 • Digital Transformation, Retail, Southern AfricaComments (0)

CIOs in the retail sector are increasingly looking to location analytics provided by sophisticated Wi-Fi marketing solutions to address digital transformation. This is the view of Wade Gomes, Sales Director of Corr-Serve, a local value-added distributor that represents Cloud4Wi in the South African market, a leading provider of location analytics and...

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Top tech trends that will drive digital transformation in 2019

Top tech trends that will drive digital transformation in 2019

January 21, 2019 • Digital Transformation, GeneralComments Off on Top tech trends that will drive digital transformation in 2019

  Digital transformation was all anyone could talk about in 2018, a trend that will undoubtedly continue in the new year. But, how far have local companies actually come in pursuit of their digital transformation goals? A study conducted in early 2018 by...

Digital vanguard organisations at the forefront of true digital transformation

January 21, 2019 • Digital TransformationComments Off on Digital vanguard organisations at the forefront of true digital transformation

Are there deliberate actions, behaviours, shortcuts, and avoidable detours that could accelerate and amplify an organisation’s path to an evolved tomorrow? Responses to Deloitte’s 2018 third, and final CIO legacy report ‘Manifesting...

Data – the key piece in the Digital Transformation puzzle

Data – the key piece in the Digital Transformation puzzle

December 6, 2018 • Digital Transformation, Southern AfricaComments Off on Data – the key piece in the Digital Transformation puzzle

The world is in the grips of digital transformation, as organisations of all shapes and sizes adopt or explore digital technologies and strategies in an effort to remain relevant and competitive in increasingly crowded market places. According to IDG’s 2018...

Universal Banks pursue large scale digital transformation

December 3, 2018 • Digital Transformation, Finance, Top StoriesComments Off on Universal Banks pursue large scale digital transformation

South Africa’s banking sector is increasingly moving towards a ‘marketplace without boundaries’, shaped by the fast-approaching entry of new digital players challenging the status quo in the market, and driving unprecedented levels of...

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South Africa’s businesses are slowly adopting digital transformation

November 20, 2018 • Company News, Digital Transformation, Top StoriesComments Off on South Africa’s businesses are slowly adopting digital transformation

Just 8% of South African businesses are Digital Leaders, according to the Dell Technologies Digital Transformation Index (the DT Index). The DT Index, which was completed in collaboration with Intel, maps digital transformation progress of mid to large-sized...

Oracle announced the opening of an Innovation hub in Johannesburg, a first for Oracle in Africa.

Oracle accelerates digital transformation in South Africa with new innovation hub

November 7, 2018 • Company News, Digital Transformation, StartupsComments Off on Oracle accelerates digital transformation in South Africa with new innovation hub

Reinforcing its commitment to South Africa, Oracle today announced the opening of an Innovation Hub in Johannesburg, a first for Oracle in Africa that will help drive the adoption of emerging technologies across the country’s corporates, public sector...

The power of Office 365-a key part of a business’ digital transformation journey

The power of Office 365-a key part of a business’ digital transformation journey

November 1, 2018 • Cloud Computing, Digital TransformationComments Off on The power of Office 365-a key part of a business’ digital transformation journey

The shift from on-device installations of Microsoft software – the likes of Outlook, Excel, Word, PowerPoint, and other familiar tools – into Cloud-hosted applications is far more than just a change in the way software is delivered to users. This is the...

Mastercard reinforces commitment to drive Digital Transformation in Zimbabwe

Mastercard reinforces commitment to drive digital transformation in Zimbabwe

October 23, 2018 • Digital Transformation, Finance, Southern Africa, Top StoriesComments Off on Mastercard reinforces commitment to drive digital transformation in Zimbabwe

Mastercard President and CEO, Ajay Banga, this week visited Zimbabwe to show Mastercard’s strong support for the country’s drive to create a new wave of digital payments and inclusive growth. He outlined how Mastercard will collaborate with local private...

Time to act on digital transformation

Time to act on digital transformation

October 17, 2018 • Digital Transformation, GeneralComments Off on Time to act on digital transformation

Digitisation has forever changed the consumer buying experience. The internet, once a simple tool to browse options and compare prices before consumers experienced and bought the product in a store, has now become the platform on which brands compete for...

How to guarantee digital transformation success of your organisation today

How to guarantee digital transformation success for your organisation today

September 27, 2018 • Digital Transformation, GeneralComments Off on How to guarantee digital transformation success for your organisation today

Internet Solutions (IS) is no stranger to digital transformation (DX). Back in 1993, IS began by building the infrastructure that would connect South Africa’s people, societies, services and things, moreover, this was done when the digital world was still...

Portable medical tech key to unlock successful primary health care

Digital transformation is the key to next generation healthcare in Africa

September 26, 2018 • Digital Transformation, Healthcare, Internet of ThingsComments Off on Digital transformation is the key to next generation healthcare in Africa

The benefits of the digital revolution to the healthcare sector in Africa are enormous, yet many angles must be considered if it is to prove successful. There are many people around the world who fall through the cracks in the healthcare field. They either...

How you can keep your organisation safe from mobile threats during the holidays

Security a key issue as most organisations start digital transformation

September 23, 2018 • Digital Transformation, Security, Top StoriesComments Off on Security a key issue as most organisations start digital transformation

67% of organisations have embarked on digital transformation journeys, and South African companies are not lagging behind. But going digital can increase security risks, warns Fortinet. Fortinet, a global leader in broad, integrated and automated...

Digital transformation's promise for Botswanan businesses

Digital transformation’s promise for businesses in Botswana

September 19, 2018 • Digital Transformation, General, Internet of Things, Southern AfricaComments Off on Digital transformation’s promise for businesses in Botswana

Digital transformation and emerging technologies have been generating significant interest in Africa recently. Public and private sector organisations are finding the promises of job creation and economic growth difficult to ignore. But what are the...

The time has come for digital transformation

The time has come for digital transformation

September 17, 2018 • Digital Transformation, GeneralComments Off on The time has come for digital transformation

Using technology to drive business transformation is hardly a new thing. In fact, reducing paper and automating processes are goals many organisations share. Yet, change has been slow in coming with some decision-makers even resisting digitalisation. This...

Andrew Owens, Teraco peering and interconnection specialist

The race to the edge will define digital transformation

September 14, 2018 • Cloud Computing, Digital TransformationComments Off on The race to the edge will define digital transformation

As enterprise moves to cloud computing models, traditional enterprise data centres are beginning to shut down. Cloud, together with a necessity to move applications closer to their users are reasons why Teraco, Africa’s first vendor neutral data centre...