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MWC 2017 : Digital Transformation accelerates business success

February 27, 2017 • Digital Transformation, Top StoriesComments Off on MWC 2017 : Digital Transformation accelerates business success

The Global Digital Transformation Forum, held on the eve of Mobile World Congress 2017, has become a highly-anticipated MWC kick-off event that defines some of the key themes and trends affecting technology growth. Huawei Technologies has united the industry’s greatest minds in exploring ways to sustainable growth in a common ecosystem of opportunities...

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Industry leaders discuss digital transformation at latest Innovation Dinner

February 25, 2017 • Company News, Digital Transformation, Events, Southern Africa, Top StoriesComments Off on Industry leaders discuss digital transformation at latest Innovation Dinner

IT leaders converged on the Michelangelo Hotel in Sandton, Johannesburg for the latest Innovation Dinner, which was held on the 22nd of February 2017- and addressed the theme Developing a digital eco-system to drive efficiency and effectiveness. The...

MobileData to aid businesses in digital transformation

February 9, 2017 • Digital Transformation, Internet of Things, Southern AfricaComments Off on MobileData to aid businesses in digital transformation

MobileData, a South African technology company, has announced the introduction of its next generation service delivery platform TradeSwitch® to help companies across Africa successfully transition to digital businesses models underpinned by mobile and online...

The role of applications in the digital transformation journey

January 30, 2017 • Cloud Computing, Digital Transformation, Internet of ThingsComments Off on The role of applications in the digital transformation journey

In a world driven by big data, the Internet of Things (IoT) and cloud connectivity, applications have become the system we use to record everything, as well as the platform we use to interact with customers, suppliers, each other and – yes – things. Smart...

Cyber attacks moving to mobile

Digital transformation does not happen haphazardly

January 27, 2017 • Digital Transformation, SecurityComments Off on Digital transformation does not happen haphazardly

South African businesses, like millions worldwide are embracing digital technologies with fervor. They bring seemingly endless opportunities to streamline workflows, increase productivity, enhance customer interactions, improve agility and increase...

Microsoft, EcoBank aim to drive digital transformation in Africa

January 25, 2017 • Digital Transformation, Education, Finance, Top StoriesComments Off on Microsoft, EcoBank aim to drive digital transformation in Africa

Microsoft and Ecobank Transnational Incorporated, parent company of pan-African banking group Ecobank signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) to complement African governments’ efforts to modernise and raise the standards of the continent’s major...

Oracle drives digital transformation in South Africa

November 14, 2016 • Cloud Computing, Digital Transformation, Southern Africa, Top StoriesComments Off on Oracle drives digital transformation in South Africa

Digital transformation that supports South Africa’s Industry 4.0 preparedness, and acts as a catalyst for local economic growth was the key focus for Oracle’s digital day event in Johannesburg. Key Oracle experts and executives from leading South African...

Digitising customer documents is a key part of digital transformation

October 25, 2016 • Digital Transformation, General, Top StoriesComments Off on Digitising customer documents is a key part of digital transformation

Organisations need to embrace digital processes or risk being left behind by more agile competitors. In a time of tight IT budgets, it would be a mistake to prioritise other projects over digital transformation initiatives because of the advantages to be...

dnata selects Avaya to drive digital transformation

October 18, 2016 • Cloud Computing, Digital Transformation, Internet of Things, Top StoriesComments Off on dnata selects Avaya to drive digital transformation

dnata announced it has selected Avaya as a strategic technology partner to power its customer service digital transformation strategy. Avaya Private Cloud Services (APCS) will deliver a complete customer experience transformation solution that will create a...

How to get ready for digital transformation in financial services

October 5, 2016 • Digital Transformation, Finance, Top StoriesComments Off on How to get ready for digital transformation in financial services

What is digital transformation? Simply put, it’s leveraging digital business, which Gartner defines to be the creation of new business designs by blurring the digital and physical worlds, to reach goals that could not be reached earlier, faster, or cheaper,...

Deloitte Digital appoints new Digital Transformation Practice Leader

September 19, 2016 • Digital Transformation, People, Top StoriesComments Off on Deloitte Digital appoints new Digital Transformation Practice Leader

Deloitte Digital Africa is delighted to announce the appointment of Gareth Rees as the leader of the firm’s Digital Transformation practice. A specialist in rapidly bringing new products or services to market, Rees adds to the firm’s leadership team a...

Digital transformation enables Telcos to become customer centric

September 7, 2016 • Digital TransformationComments Off on Digital transformation enables Telcos to become customer centric

Telcos are fast realising that their competitive edge is no longer in merely offering a communications product or service. With a host of players entering the traditional Telco space, it’s important that they explore other possibilities to remain...

Apps for business

Apps are essential for true digital transformation

August 23, 2016 • Digital Transformation, Top StoriesComments Off on Apps are essential for true digital transformation

An organisation’s applications are the glue that makes digital transformation possible. Without an optimised, next-generation application landscape, firms will find it very difficult to compete in modern digital ecosystems, or capitalise on the advantages...

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Huawei joins Smart Africa to drive Africa’s digital transformation

July 21, 2016 • Company News, Digital Transformation, East Africa, North Africa, Southern Africa, Top Stories, West AfricaComments Off on Huawei joins Smart Africa to drive Africa’s digital transformation

Huawei has joined the Smart Africa Alliance as Information and Communications Technologies (ICT) advisor and Platinum member at the Smart Africa Board Meeting. The partnership with the Smart Africa Alliance is one of Huawei’s efforts to drive digital...

Focus on the challenges, not the technology

How Digital Transformation is helping African businesses survive

May 27, 2016 • Digital Transformation, Enterprise IT, Top StoriesComments Off on How Digital Transformation is helping African businesses survive

Standard & Poor’s predicts that the South African economy will grow by only 0.8% in 2016. Three different finance ministers in four days, a downward trend in its stock market, and plummeting currency values are all contributing to the slowdown....

Citrix Synergy 2016

CItrix Synergy 2016: Citrix & Microsoft to help businesses embrace Digital Transformation

May 24, 2016 • Digital Transformation, Features, Top StoriesComments Off on CItrix Synergy 2016: Citrix & Microsoft to help businesses embrace Digital Transformation

At Citrix Synergy 2016, Citrix and Microsoft unveiled an expansion of their strategic partnership to meet the needs of the modern workforce with application and desktop virtualization in the cloud, network delivery, and enterprise mobility management space....