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Making Blockchain the foundation of your digital transformation

March 12, 2018 • Digital Transformation, GeneralComments Off on Making Blockchain the foundation of your digital transformation

  Blockchain is best known as the enabling technology behind the digital asset and payment network Bitcoin. This technology is enabling businesses, industries, and public organisations to almost instantaneously make and verify transactions, streamline business processes, save money, and reduce the potential for fraud.   However, this only...

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Data: the fertiliser that will feed Africa's agricultural transformation

Digital transformation driving new business models

March 9, 2018 • Digital Transformation, GeneralComments Off on Digital transformation driving new business models

From the time the first state-run courier was established by Roman Emperor Augustus in the first century AD, global postal services have slowly evolved: the first postage stamps, for example, were only issued in 1840. For nearly 2000 years, the main business...

Directing the way to digital transformation success in South Africa

Directing the way to digital transformation success in South Africa

February 22, 2018 • Digital Transformation, General, Top StoriesComments Off on Directing the way to digital transformation success in South Africa

More than 90% of South African organisations are either already engaged in digital transformation or in the process of planning and evaluating their transformation strategies. That’s according to global technology research and advisory services firm...

Urgent steps needed to close Africa’s high-end IT security skills gaps

How to survive your digital transformation

February 21, 2018 • Digital Transformation, Online & Social, Security, Southern AfricaComments Off on How to survive your digital transformation

2018 is lining up to be the year of Digital Transformation. Just about every organisation looking to remain viable in the growing digital marketplace, has some sort of digital transformation in progress or one in the planning stages for this year. But digital...

Taking computing to the edge

Why digital transformation leads to Multi-Cloud

February 2, 2018 • Cloud Computing, Digital TransformationComments Off on Why digital transformation leads to Multi-Cloud

The siren’s call of digital transformation boils down to “if you build an app, they will come”. There’s a lot more to digital transformation than the pretty picture of success painted in colourful pixels across the Internet. While executives nestle...

Unpacking Bitcoin security

Digital transformation inspires new architectures and IT optimisation initiatives

January 18, 2018 • Cloud Computing, Digital Transformation, Top StoriesComments Off on Digital transformation inspires new architectures and IT optimisation initiatives

F5 Networks has revealed the results of its 2018 State of Application Delivery (SOAD) report. Now in its fourth year, the only global report of its kind shows how the growing influence of multi-cloud deployments are helping EMEA organisations better optimise...

Why digital transformation is not new and what this means for business

Why digital transformation is not new and what this means for business

January 11, 2018 • Digital Transformation, GeneralComments Off on Why digital transformation is not new and what this means for business

Digital transformation as a concept is something we liken to the Y2K phenomenon, brought about by the IT industry as a way of creating and driving new business opportunities, but it isn’t actually something new. The reality is that businesses that deliver...

How digital transformation will dominate business strategy in 2018

How digital transformation will dominate business strategy in 2018

December 12, 2017 • Digital Transformation, GeneralComments Off on How digital transformation will dominate business strategy in 2018

CIOs will need to look beyond just technology if they hope to turn their tech management departments into the digital transformation office. In 2018, CEOs will be putting pressure on their CIOs to deliver on platform-based business models and new partnership...

Multi-cloud business models will shape the future

Study: Oil and gas firms believe digital transformation can drive process efficiencies

November 20, 2017 • Digital Transformation, Mining & Energy, Top StoriesComments Off on Study: Oil and gas firms believe digital transformation can drive process efficiencies

A study by IFS has accessed maturity of digital transformation in 16 countries across companies in the oil and gas, commercial aviation, construction and contracting, manufacturing, and service industries. The IFS Digital Change Survey found that the global...

Top 10 personal technologies to support digital business

Digital transformation: A theory of change that frequently changes

November 6, 2017 • Digital Transformation, General, Southern Africa, Top StoriesComments Off on Digital transformation: A theory of change that frequently changes

The development sector could learn a lot from the approaches being used in instructive digital organisations. The digital approach promotes the idea that organisations can and will thrive by understanding their customers, being data driven, and using...

Culture trumps technology when it comes to digital transformation

Culture trumps technology when it comes to digital transformation

October 20, 2017 • Digital Transformation, General, Top StoriesComments Off on Culture trumps technology when it comes to digital transformation

Alongside buzzwords like “Artificial Intelligence”, “Internet of Things” and “Cloud”, digital transformation is the catch-all umbrella term that covers anything that is considered “disruptive” enough to transform an industry. Most...

Deviare, the startup advancing digital transformation in South Africa

Deviare set to advance digital transformation in South Africa

October 19, 2017 • Digital Transformation, General, Southern Africa, Startups, Top StoriesComments Off on Deviare set to advance digital transformation in South Africa

On Tuesday 17 October 2017 Deviare announced that the startup will officially be launching in mid-November 2017. Deviare is a digital firm that will focus on investing in capacity building skills and technology in order to facilitate digital transformation...

SAP East Africa

Youth to power SME digital transformation success in East Africa

October 4, 2017 • Digital Transformation, East Africa, Education, Top StoriesComments Off on Youth to power SME digital transformation success in East Africa

52 skilled youths graduated from an expanded East African SAP Skills for Africa program this week in Kenya. The graduation ceremony took place at the Kenya School of Government in Nairobi. All 52 graduates have already been placed at partner and customer...

Networks Unlimited

Networks Unlimited partners with Thales to accelerate digital transformation in Africa

September 26, 2017 • Company News, Digital Transformation, Top StoriesComments Off on Networks Unlimited partners with Thales to accelerate digital transformation in Africa

African value-added distributor, Networks Unlimited, has a signed a partnership agreement with Thales, a leader in critical information systems, cybersecurity and data security, to assist organisations operating on the continent in their digital...

The (very near) future of insurance: the digital transformation imperative

How digital transformation will impact the future of insurance

September 22, 2017 • Digital Transformation, GeneralComments Off on How digital transformation will impact the future of insurance

The insurance industry is facing its very own Kodak moment. 40 years after the once heart-warming 1970s ad slogan became part of popular culture, it now reminds one more of the company’s spectacular failure to act in the face of massive industry-wide...

Gartner Symposium 2017: The digital transformation roller coaster

Gartner Symposium 2017: The digital transformation roller coaster

September 19, 2017 • Digital Transformation, Events, Southern Africa, Top StoriesComments Off on Gartner Symposium 2017: The digital transformation roller coaster

The 2017 edition of the Gartner Symposium kicked off on Monday 18 September 2017 at the Cape Town, South Africa at the International Convention Center (CTICC). The four-day event was opened by Peter Sondergaard, the Executive Vice President at Gartner, who...