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South Africans to brace for nation-wide 4IR bank strike

South African’s to brace for nation-wide 4IR bank strike

September 25, 2019 • Digital Transformation, Finance, Southern Africa, Top StoriesComments Off on South African’s to brace for nation-wide 4IR bank strike

The South African Society of Bank Officials (SASBO) – which boasts of a whopping 50 000 members, making it the most prominent financial union in the country – is set to undertake a nation-wide strike on Friday, 27 September. The union wants to highlight job loss and retrenchment due to digitalisation in the South African [&hellip...

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Multi-cloud – the new face of cloud based solutions?

September 24, 2019 • Cloud Computing, Digital Transformation, EventsComments Off on Multi-cloud – the new face of cloud based solutions?

“The development of the cloud over the last 15 years is one of the most significant convergences of computing and communications technologies in history,” says Alain Sanchez, Senior Evangelist for Fortinet. “It provides unprecedented agility...

Traditional approaches to Internet adoption isn’t working in developing countries

September 23, 2019 • Digital Transformation, Education, Mobile and TelecomsComments Off on Traditional approaches to Internet adoption isn’t working in developing countries

“Connecting the world’s population to the internet is about collaboration, collective approaches and partnerships across different sectors and across borders,” says Commission Co-Chair, Carlos Slim in response to a report issued on Monday, 23...

Cisco and SingularityNET set to collaborate on AGI technology solutions

September 23, 2019 • Artificial Intelligence, Company News, Digital TransformationComments Off on Cisco and SingularityNET set to collaborate on AGI technology solutions

Decentralized AI technology company, SingularityNET and Cisco announced on Monday, 23 September 2019, that they are set to collaborate on developing applied Artificial General Intelligence (AGI) technologies. SingularityNET’s AGI solutions- which include a...

Mindtree expands global reach with new HQ

September 20, 2019 • Company News, Digital TransformationComments Off on Mindtree expands global reach with new HQ

Technology services and digital transformation company, Mindtree announced on Thursday, 19 September 2019, that its new European headquarters will be opening in London. Mindtree says it hopes that by establishing the European headquarters, the company will...

Jumbo Group selects Microsoft's Dynamics 365 to help on the company's digital transformation journey. Image sourced from Microsoft.

Jumbo Group partners with Microsoft

September 17, 2019 • Cloud Computing, Digital TransformationComments Off on Jumbo Group partners with Microsoft

Jumbo Group, a technology company based in Dubai, recently announced that it has chosen Microsoft’s Dynamics 365 as an important tool on its digital transformation journey. Jumbo has said that its options for digital transformation were limited by its...

CIOs need to expand their mindset-Gartner

CIOs need to expand their mindset-Gartner

September 17, 2019 • Digital Transformation, EventsComments Off on CIOs need to expand their mindset-Gartner

According to Gartner, the CIO must be the culture change agent to enhance digital dexterity as a competency that applies to individuals, teams and the organisation as a whole. Helen Poitevin, research vice president at Gartner revealed at the Gartner IT...

CyberMAK partners with AI and ML implementation company

September 17, 2019 • Company News, Digital TransformationComments Off on CyberMAK partners with AI and ML implementation company

Digital transformation company, CyberMAK Information Systems announced on Monday, 16 September 2019, that it has signed a partnership agreement with Automation Anywhere. The partnership aims to enable CyberMAK clients to accelerate business processes through...

Doreen Bogdan-Martin (right), Director of the ITU Telecommunication Development Bureau, and Rik Bleeker (left), CSR Country Engagement Manager Benelux at Cisco Systems during the initiative's launch at ITU Telecom World 2019 in Budapest, Hungary

Cisco, ITU launch digital transformation initiative

September 13, 2019 • Digital Transformation, Mobile and TelecomsComments Off on Cisco, ITU launch digital transformation initiative

On 12 September 2019 Cisco and ITU launched the Digital Transformation Centres Initiative to equip people with the skills they will need to participate in the current digital society and economy. The initiative was launched at ITU Telecom, and ITU and Cisco...

South African e-commerce website to compete with 'brick and mortar' retail sector

South African e-commerce website to compete with ‘brick and mortar’ retail sector

September 12, 2019 • Digital Transformation, Retail, Southern AfricaComments Off on South African e-commerce website to compete with ‘brick and mortar’ retail sector

Attention all shoppers, attention all shoppers! Please find the latest specials on our landing page, note that our ‘express’ checkout has no maximum item limit and our friendly search bar will be happy to help you locate anything you can imagine...

New digital healthcare platform provides services to families of African diaspora in Europe

New digital healthcare platform provides services to families of African diaspora in Europe

September 11, 2019 • Digital Transformation, Healthcare, Top StoriesComments Off on New digital healthcare platform provides services to families of African diaspora in Europe

Digital transformation practice based in Cape Town, South Africa has partnered with Ms Bola Bardet to create and launch Susu Healthcare. This digital healthcare company was taken from concept to launch in less than 18 months with the help of the experts at...

Sasol invests in technology from Siemon

Sasol invests in technology from Siemon

September 6, 2019 • Digital Transformation, Mining & Energy, Southern AfricaComments Off on Sasol invests in technology from Siemon

Global network infrastructure company, Siemon announced that it has installed technology solutions throughout Sasol’s new 11-storey, 70,000m2 head office complex – Sasol Place – in Sandton, South Africa. The state-of-the-art building has been kitted...

Cape Town smart city visualisation unveiled by Siemens

Cape Town smart city visualisation unveiled by Siemens

September 4, 2019 • Digital Transformation, Features, Southern Africa, Top StoriesComments Off on Cape Town smart city visualisation unveiled by Siemens

Automation company, Siemens unveiled a data visualisation of Cape Town at the World Economic Forum (WEF) conference. The visualisation, which was showcased to leaders from all over the globe, is said to illustrate how data is critical to transforming...

Aurecon brings visual design technology solutions to Africa

Aurecon brings visual design technology solutions to Africa

August 27, 2019 • Digital TransformationComments Off on Aurecon brings visual design technology solutions to Africa

Global engineering and design company, Aurecon announced on Tuesday, 27 August 2019, that Unsigned Studio, an Aurecon subsidiary and visual communication agency will launch throughout Africa. The launch aims to offer Unsigned Studio’s immersive and...

Fujitsu and Qualcomm successfully test 5G technology

August 23, 2019 • Digital Transformation, Features, Mobile and TelecomsComments Off on Fujitsu and Qualcomm successfully test 5G technology

Fujitsu and Qualcomm announced on Thursday, 22 August 2019, that through their collaboration they have achieved non-standalone 5G data calls.  The successfully conducted Network-Device Vendor Interoperability Testing (NV-IOT) leverages Fujitsu’s...

UNPOPULAR OPINION_ Facebook doesn’t want to read your mind

UNPOPULAR OPINION: Facebook doesn’t want to read your mind

August 14, 2019 • Digital Transformation, Features, Top StoriesComments Off on UNPOPULAR OPINION: Facebook doesn’t want to read your mind

In case you missed it, social networking service, Facebook recently published a blog post entitled ‘Imagining a new interface: Hands-free communication without saying a word’ — and it covers exactly what the name suggests, their research and proposed a...