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GDPR compliance on the African continent

GDPR compliance on the African continent

June 22, 2018 • Events, Security, Top StoriesComments (0)

After the implementation of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) on the 25th of May this year, data management all across Europe changed dramatically. The law was designed to harmonize data privacy laws across Europe, to protect and empower all EU citizens’ data privacy and to reshape the way organisations across the region approach data...

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GDPR compliance on the African continent

How organisations can tackle security challenges to succeed with Digital Transformation

June 20, 2018 • Events, Top StoriesComments (0)

With the recent data breach at Liberty, many organisations in South Africa are looking to adopt a more proactive approach to securing critical data. Last week, the insurer reported that hackers had infiltrated their IT infrastructure, acquired access to...

The anticipated “4th Industrial Revolution” is set to disrupt multiple industries by introducing emerging technology trends.

DTC 2018 is set to lead the Digital Transformation Conversation

June 19, 2018 • Events, Top StoriesComments (0)

The Digital Transformation Congress seeks to be one of the most comprehensive technology events with a defined focus on digital transformation that will avail an unparalleled experience to the IT leader. The congress will take place on 26 July 2018 at the...

GDPR compliance on the African continent

IoT, artificial intelligence & GDPR lead topics at DTC 2018 in Johannesburg

June 14, 2018 • Events, Top StoriesComments (0)

On 26 July 2018, IT News Africa will host the Digital Transformation Congress at the Gallagher Convention Centre in Johannesburg, South Africa. The conference is set to be an educational experience that will bring over 300+ senior business executives together...

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Johannesburg gets ready for Digital Transformation Congress 2018

June 13, 2018 • Events, Top StoriesComments (0)

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,...

Darktrace is the world’s leading machine learning company for cyber security.

Darktrace confirmed as track sponsor for Digital Transformation Congress

June 12, 2018 • Events, Top StoriesComments (0)

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...

Finnovation South Africa 2018 accelerates digital innovations

Finnovation South Africa 2018 accelerates digital innovations

June 8, 2018 • Events, FinanceComments Off on Finnovation South Africa 2018 accelerates digital innovations

Finnovation South Africa 2018 opened on Wednesday, June 6 at the Radisson Blu Gautrain, Johannesburg, where more than 200 international Fintech experts, African digital pioneers, investors, policymakers, entrepreneurs and leading bankers gathered to harness...

Africa Innovation Summit Kicks Off in Kigali Showcasing Ground-breaking African Solutions

Africa Innovation Summit kicks off in Kigali

June 7, 2018 • East Africa, EventsComments Off on Africa Innovation Summit kicks off in Kigali

The Prime Minister of Rwanda, the Honourable Edouard Ngirente, this morning officially declared the Africa Innovation Summit (AIS) 2018 open in Kigali, Rwanda. AIS II will focus on innovative and disruptive solutions to the major challenges facing African...

Aside from the esports, innovators and startups will have space to showcase their innovations in front of policymakers, government officials, and various ICT professionals.

Ekasi Tech Fest returns to Soweto

June 5, 2018 • EventsComments Off on Ekasi Tech Fest returns to Soweto

The Ekasi Tech Fest and Gaming Expo is set to take place in Soweto later this year after a hugely successful showing in 2017. Set to be held from 19 – 20 October 2018 at Soweto’s Dlamini Multi Purpose Hall, the “Ekasi Tech Fest 2018” remains the...

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What to expect at the Apple WWDC 2018

June 4, 2018 • Cloud Computing, Events, Gadgets and Gaming, Top StoriesComments Off on What to expect at the Apple WWDC 2018

Apple’s annual Worldwide Developers Conference, or WWDC, has officially kicked off and will run up till June 8, 2018, at the McEnery Convention Center in San José, California. The highly anticipated event will host thousands of developers journalists...

Driving constructive economic outcomes from the FinTech ecosystem in Africa

Driving constructive economic outcomes from the FinTech ecosystem in Africa

June 2, 2018 • East Africa, EventsComments Off on Driving constructive economic outcomes from the FinTech ecosystem in Africa

Finnovation Kenya 2018 opened on Thursday, 31 May 2018. at the Radisson Blu Nairobi, where more than 200 international FinTech experts together with African pioneers, investors, entrepreneurs and leading bankers, gathered to harness the FinTech revolution to...

ITU Telecom World Awards launches 2018 edition

ITU Telecom World Awards launches 2018 edition

June 2, 2018 • Events, ITU Telecom WorldComments Off on ITU Telecom World Awards launches 2018 edition

The International Telecommunication Union (ITU) – the United Nations specialized agency for information and communication technologies (ICT) – is now accepting entries for the ITU Telecom World Awards 2018, recognizing the most outstanding and innovative...

ITU Telecom World Awards launches 2018 edition

The AI moment: preparing for the revolution

June 1, 2018 • Events, ITU Telecom WorldComments Off on The AI moment: preparing for the revolution

Artificial intelligence, AI, is the next big technology to have entered mainstream consciousness. From eerie androids such as Sophia to the silent efficiency of automated delivery systems in modern Amazon warehouses, the growth of autonomous driving and the...

ITU Telecom World Awards launches 2018 edition

Innovation for a smarter world: ITU Telecom World 2018

May 30, 2018 • Events, ITU Telecom WorldComments Off on Innovation for a smarter world: ITU Telecom World 2018

Creativity and innovation have driven human development throughout the course of history. From agriculture to industry to the information age, revolutionary innovations in technology have marked major leaps forward in the development of our societies. As the...

Founder and CEO of Future Nation Schools, Sizwe Nxasana to deliver a keynote at Education Innovation Summit 2018

Founder and CEO of Future Nation Schools, Sizwe Nxasana to deliver a keynote at Education Innovation Summit 2018

May 29, 2018 • Education, Events, Top StoriesComments Off on Founder and CEO of Future Nation Schools, Sizwe Nxasana to deliver a keynote at Education Innovation Summit 2018

Sizwe Nxasana, the Founder and CEO of Future Nation Schools and Chairman of the National Student Financial Aid Scheme (NSFAS) will deliver a keynote on “The Future of Education” at the upcoming 3rd edition of the Education Innovation Summit set to take...

Obama White House and State Department digital leader to speak at Digital Transformation Congress in Johannesburg

Digital Transformation Congress announces first wave of speakers

May 24, 2018 • 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...