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Johannesburg gets ready for Digital Transformation Congress 2018

June 13, 2018 • Digital Transformation, Events, Top StoriesComments Off on Johannesburg gets ready for Digital Transformation Congress 2018

The Digital Transformation Congress, hosted by IT News Africa, is scheduled for 26 July 2018 at the Gallagher Convention Centre, Midrand. The conference will bring together hundreds of senior executives who will explore emerging technology trends such as AI, IoT, blockchain, GDPR, IT security, 5G and robotics, and how they impact business operations. It is...

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Darktrace confirmed as track sponsor for Digital Transformation Congress

June 12, 2018 • Digital Transformation, Events, Top StoriesComments Off on Darktrace confirmed as track sponsor for Digital Transformation Congress

Darktrace has been named track sponsor for the Digital Transformation Congress set for 26 July 2018. The congress will take place at the Gallagher Convention Centre, where over 300 senior executives and digital visionaries will come together to explore...

Microsoft enables South African NPOs to drive greater impact through digital transformation

June 6, 2018 • Digital Transformation, General, Southern Africa, Top StoriesComments Off on Microsoft enables South African NPOs to drive greater impact through digital transformation

On Tuesday, Microsoft Philanthropies announced $1M (US) in cash and technology grants to three innovative South African non-profit organisations (NPO) to help further their work in driving greater social impact in South Africa. The grants to Youth Empowerment...

Kaspersky Lab researchers uncover cyberespionage framework

Data breaches are putting digital transformation strategies at risk, finds Kaspersky Lab

May 29, 2018 • Digital Transformation, Security, Top StoriesComments Off on Data breaches are putting digital transformation strategies at risk, finds Kaspersky Lab

According to new research from Kaspersky Lab, safeguarding data continues to present new challenges for businesses, with the most expensive cybersecurity incidents over the last 12 months related to data protection. In an effort to enable digital...

Etion DTC receives a warm response from attendees

Digital Transformation Congress announces first wave of speakers

May 24, 2018 • Digital Transformation, EventsComments Off on Digital Transformation Congress announces first wave of speakers

The Digital Transformation Congress 2018 will host various IT and business executives on Thursday, 26 July at the Main Auditorium, Gallagher Convention Centre, Johannesburg. This event will showcase the leading developments in digital transformation with an...

Digital transformation to boost local jobs and IT sector performance

May 22, 2018 • Digital Transformation, General, Southern Africa, Top StoriesComments Off on Digital transformation to boost local jobs and IT sector performance

A new study by data analytics firm IDC is finding that digital transformation in the era of intelligent cloud and intelligent edge will enable organisations to create new jobs, with the IT sector in South Africa expected to create as much as 119,000 net new...

Time to act on digital transformation

Africa Accelerated: How Digital transformation is accelerating growth on the continent

May 21, 2018 • Digital Transformation, East Africa, Internet of Things, North Africa, Southern Africa, West AfricaComments Off on Africa Accelerated: How Digital transformation is accelerating growth on the continent

If there was ever a time to watch progress in Africa, it would be now. As we have seen so many times before, the continent has the ability to leapfrog technological trends and with the rapid scaling of digital technologies we believe there are huge...

Etion DTC receives a warm response from attendees

Obama’s Digital Director heads to Johannesburg for Digital Transformation Congress

May 17, 2018 • Digital Transformation, Top StoriesComments Off on Obama’s Digital Director heads to Johannesburg for Digital Transformation Congress

The Digital Transformation Congress will take place on 26 July 2018 at the Gallagher Convention Centre, with “Redefining the future organisation through digital” as the running theme of the day. The congress will assemble a variety of industries all in...

Mike Vincent, Deloitte Consulting C&IP Leader and Africa Industrial Products & Services Leader

The future of manufacturing lies in digital transformation

May 16, 2018 • Digital Transformation, Internet of ThingsComments Off on The future of manufacturing lies in digital transformation

The South African manufacturing industry has come under significant pressure in the last decade with the traditional manufacturing industry currently in the throes of a digital transformation that is accelerated by the exponential growth of smart...

Focus on the challenges, not the technology

Embracing digital transformation is the way of the future

May 16, 2018 • Digital Transformation, GeneralComments Off on Embracing digital transformation is the way of the future

In recent years, we have seen more and more businesses giving serious thoughts to replacing their core IT systems. Many have been avoiding the issue for decades by investing in quick fixes, narrow point solutions, and homegrown workarounds. A large and...

Vodacom uses tech to help government departments save costs

Vodacom puts its partners in the driving seat of digital transformation

May 11, 2018 • Digital Transformation, General, Top StoriesComments Off on Vodacom puts its partners in the driving seat of digital transformation

As a means to help elevate and accelerate Vodacom business partners into transformative digital businesses, Vodacom has kick-started its digital transformation strategy into sixth gear by hosting its partners at a two-day Future Proof conference, which took...

Finding the key to digital transformation at DTC 2018

Digital Transformation Congress 2018 set to take place in Johannesburg

May 8, 2018 • Digital Transformation, Events, Top StoriesComments Off on Digital Transformation Congress 2018 set to take place in Johannesburg

Digital Transformation Congress 2018 will take place at the Gallagher Convention Centre, Johannesburg, South Africa on 26 July. Under the theme, “Redefining the future organisation through digital”, the event promises to break down key strategies...

Business Growth in Midsize Organisations Will Be Built on an Ecosystem Platform

Prioritising an ecosystem platform will accelerate digital transformation

May 8, 2018 • Digital Transformation, Internet of Things, Top StoriesComments Off on Prioritising an ecosystem platform will accelerate digital transformation

The top two business priorities for CIOs of midsize enterprises (MSEs) in 2018 are growth and digital transformation. However, 57 percent of MSEs are not yet delivering digital initiatives, according to findings from Gartner Inc.’s 2018 CIO Agenda...

Hyperscaling Africa’s ability to digitally transform through the power of the data centre

The impact of digital transformation on economic growth in Africa

April 10, 2018 • Digital Transformation, General, Top StoriesComments Off on The impact of digital transformation on economic growth in Africa

As African organisations undergo digital transformation, understanding this massive shift and how to harness it, will be vital for organisations across the continent. According to Mandla Mbonambi, founding CEO of Africonology increased access to information,...

FinTech in South Africa: Accelerating the digital transformation of financial sector

March 29, 2018 • Digital Transformation, Events, Finance, Southern Africa, Sponsored, Top StoriesComments Off on FinTech in South Africa: Accelerating the digital transformation of financial sector

The impact of Blockchain, AI, Mobile Money, Digital Wallets and Payment innovations are radically transforming the financial services landscape as FinTech disruptors intensify the challenge to Incumbent Banks in Africa and kickstart new growth opportunities...

Ducati, NetApp partner to drive digital transformation in MotoGP World Championship

Ducati, NetApp partner to drive digital transformation in MotoGP World Championship

March 23, 2018 • Digital Transformation, General, Top StoriesComments Off on Ducati, NetApp partner to drive digital transformation in MotoGP World Championship

NetApp has announced a partnership with Ducati (part of Volkswagen Group) to drive the digital transformation of motorcycle racing as the official sponsor of the Ducati Team in the 2018 MotoGP World Championship, started March 18 at the Losail International...