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New app scans items to reveal how environmentally-friendly they are

New app scans items to reveal how environmentally-friendly they are

June 27, 2019 • Digital Transformation, Features, Retail, Startups, Top StoriesComments Off on New app scans items to reveal how environmentally-friendly they are

In 2017, married couple, James and Jo Hand, began working on GiKi Enterprise. This came after they realised that buying ethically sourced and sustainable products is an unnecessary hassle.  “We wanted to help people reduce the environmental impact of their food, whilst making it easy to find products that are healthier too,” says Jo. “We...

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Is this how much artificial intelligence will be worth in 2025?

Is this how much artificial intelligence will be worth in 2025?

June 27, 2019 • Artificial Intelligence, Digital Transformation, Features, Top StoriesComments Off on Is this how much artificial intelligence will be worth in 2025?

Tech investor, Tej Kohli, predicts that the value of artificial intelligence (AI) may reach around $150 trillion by 2025. “We are now at a tipping point, after which AI and machine learning will grow exponentially to underpin and benefit every single aspect...

LogMeIn joins DTC2019 as sponsor

DTC2019 to lead Digital Transformation conversation

June 26, 2019 • Digital Transformation, Events, Top StoriesComments Off on DTC2019 to lead Digital Transformation conversation

The second edition of the Digital Transformation Congress (#DTC2019) taking place on 30 July 2019 at the Sandton Convention Centre in Johannesburg is set to dominate the digital transformation conversation in Africa. #DTC2019 seeks to create a platform for...

Azuri Technologies launches 24-inch solar television package AzuriTV in Zambia

Azuri Technologies launches PayGo Satellite TV in Zambia

June 26, 2019 • Digital Transformation, Southern AfricaComments Off on Azuri Technologies launches PayGo Satellite TV in Zambia

On 26 June 2019 Azuri Technologies launched, AzuriTV, the company’s 24-inch solar satellite television and home lighting system in Zambia. The launch took place at the British High Commission in the country’s capital, Lusaka. Azuri Technologies...

T-Systems drives digital skills development for young South Africans

T-Systems drives digital skills development for young South Africans

June 26, 2019 • Digital Transformation, Education, Southern Africa, Top StoriesComments Off on T-Systems drives digital skills development for young South Africans

In its quest to address the issue of skills for the digital era and youth employability, T-Systems South Africa (TSSA) has been using its Nation Building Initiative to drive digital skills development and employment opportunities for young people.  The...

afriQloud launches in Uganda, 15 African countries to follow in 2020

afriQloud launches in Uganda, 15 African countries to follow in 2020

June 25, 2019 • Cloud Computing, Digital Transformation, East Africa, Startups, Top StoriesComments Off on afriQloud launches in Uganda, 15 African countries to follow in 2020

BringCom, in partnership with science and technology investor, Imprimatur Capital, and European edge cloud software company, GIG Technology, have unveiled afriQloud. Launching in Uganda, afriQloud aims to provide customers with an innovative and secure cloud...

Trend Micro launches new channel programme in Sub-Saharan Africa.

Trend Micro launches new channel programme in Sub-Saharan Africa

June 25, 2019 • Cloud Computing, Digital Transformation, Southern AfricaComments Off on Trend Micro launches new channel programme in Sub-Saharan Africa

On Monday, 24 June 2019, Trend Micro Incorporated unveiled its new channel partner programme for the Sub-Saharan Africa region. With this programme, reseller partners will be able to access a host of benefits to fast track channel enablement and provide the...

Storex offers disruptive ICT Infrastructure Lifecycle Extension Services

Storex offers disruptive ICT Infrastructure Lifecycle Extension Services

June 24, 2019 • Digital Transformation, Sponsored, Top StoriesComments Off on Storex offers disruptive ICT Infrastructure Lifecycle Extension Services

Disruptor, Storex, specialists in Multi-Vendor infrastructure lifecycle extension management, says that on average most displaced OEM estates have not even reached 40 per cent of the potential capacity before being replaced. CEO and founder, Jan Beukes, says...

80% of employers not worried about unethical use of AI

Robotic process automation to reach $1.3 billion in 2019

June 24, 2019 • Digital TransformationComments Off on Robotic process automation to reach $1.3 billion in 2019

Gartner predicts that Robotic process automation (RPA) will reach $1.3 billion in 2019. In 2018, RPA software revenue became the fastest-growing segment of the global enterprise software market, it grew 63.1 per cent to $846 million revealed Gartner. With...

10 South African scale-up companies selected for Grindstone Accelerator programme

June 24, 2019 • Digital Transformation, Southern Africa, StartupsComments Off on 10 South African scale-up companies selected for Grindstone Accelerator programme

From digital satellite solutions to waterless sanitation, marketing automation, and creative Artificial Intelligence (AI) applications, innovation is the common thread linking the 10 diverse enterprises selected for the first Johannesburg iteration of Knife...

Using AI to make networks smarter, simpler and more secure

Using AI to make networks smarter, simpler and more secure

June 21, 2019 • Digital TransformationComments Off on Using AI to make networks smarter, simpler and more secure

Digital transformation has become one of the biggest drivers in business today — and those that don’t embrace it risk being left behind by customers and competitors alike. Moreover, digital technologies are advancing and creating opportunities more...

Britehouse launches Application Management Control Centre

June 21, 2019 • Digital Transformation, GeneralComments Off on Britehouse launches Application Management Control Centre

Britehouse wants to bring about a unique and customised solution for new and existing clients through the launch of their new Application Management Control Centre (AMCC). The AMCC aims to add value to clients by delivering innovative ideas and improved...

Facebook’s new cryptocurrency: Here are 6 things you need to know

June 20, 2019 • Digital Transformation, Features, Finance, Top StoriesComments Off on Facebook’s new cryptocurrency: Here are 6 things you need to know

Earlier this week, Facebook unveiled details behind its long-anticipated cryptocurrency, Libra. The company’s new digital platform is said to allow users to send and spend money at a next-to-nothing fee. While the coin hasn’t been made public just yet,...

Siemens to acquire ESTEQ to accelerate digitalization for customers in Southern Africa

Siemens to acquire ESTEQ to accelerate digitalization for customers in Southern Africa

June 14, 2019 • Digital TransformationComments Off on Siemens to acquire ESTEQ to accelerate digitalization for customers in Southern Africa

Siemens has acquired ESTEQ to accelerate digitalization for customers in Southern Africa. Siemens Digital Industries Software announced today that it has signed an agreement to acquire assets of ESTEQ, a distributor of product lifecycle management, product...

Synology showcases all-around data management solutions

Synology showcases all-around data management solutions

June 4, 2019 • Digital Transformation, GeneralComments Off on Synology showcases all-around data management solutions

Synology has launched Synology Solution Exhibition 2019 held at the TPKA in Taipei Far Eastern Telecom Park during COMPUTEX 2019 which took place from 29-31 May. At the exhibition, Synology showcased solutions covering six key topics including next-generation...

Standard Bank Wealth introduces new integrated digital solutions

Standard Bank Wealth introduces new integrated digital solutions

May 14, 2019 • Digital Transformation, Finance, Top StoriesComments Off on Standard Bank Wealth introduces new integrated digital solutions

Standard Bank has recently launched short-term insurance chatbot together with new online functionality for wealth clients in a move to becoming the leading integrated financial services organisation in, for and across Africa. Deepesh Thomas has been...