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Implementing the right technology – closing the gaps that ‘bleed’ hospitals of their profits

October 11, 2019 • Events, Features, HealthcareComments (0)

One of the biggest challenges faced by the healthcare industry is maintaining the financial stability of hospitals and clinics, which means closing the gaps that bleed these facilities of their profits. As a result, healthcare facilities must position themselves to deliver world-class healthcare, as well as heightened efficiencies and transparency, in order...

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Software AG Innovation Tour 2019

October 11, 2019 • Digital Transformation, Events, Southern Africa, Top StoriesComments (0)

Earlier this month, Software AG kicked off the South African leg of its much anticipated Innovation Tour 2019 at Langhams Executive Conferencing in Fourways. The event brought together thought leaders, visionaries, guest speakers, solution experts and a crowd...

Clair Wright, Marketing Manager, Comic-Con Africa at Reed Exhibitions

INTERVIEW: Clair Wright – Marketing Manager, Comic-Con Africa at Reed Exhibitions

October 8, 2019 • Events, Features, Gadgets and Gaming, Southern AfricaComments (0)

In the days and months leading up to Comic-Con Africa 2019, the convention was marketed as extensively as possible to generate enough buzz and excitement to ensure that as many people as possible attended the Pop-Culture event. IT News Africa’s Kojo...

Carol Weaving, Managing Director, Reed Exhibitions. Image sourced from Reed Exhibitions.

INTERVIEW: Carol Weaving – Managing Director, Reed Exhibitions

October 7, 2019 • Events, Features, Gadgets and GamingComments (0)

Idealizing and realizing a massive convention such as Comic-Con Africa is no easy undertaking. This task requires a capable. dedicated and massive team working behind-the-scenes to make sure that everything runs as smoothly as possible. IT News Africa’s...

Comic-Con Africa 2019. Image sourced from Comic-Con Africa.

Comic-Con Africa 2019 celebrates all things Pop-Culture

October 5, 2019 • Events, FeaturesComments Off on Comic-Con Africa 2019 celebrates all things Pop-Culture

Comic-Con Africa is the African iteration of one of the world’s most popular conventions, Comic-Con. Comic-Con Africa debuted in 2018 at the Kyalami Grand Prix Circuit and International Convention Centre in Johannesburg, South Africa. This year the...

5 Reasons to sponsor and exhibit at HISA2019

Major Event Set To Tackle Healthcare Innovation in Africa

October 3, 2019 • Events, Healthcare, Top StoriesComments Off on Major Event Set To Tackle Healthcare Innovation in Africa

On 08 and 09 October 2019, IT News Africa is set to host the 5th annual Healthcare Innovation Summit Africa at the Gallagher Convention Centre. This year’s conference will focus on joining the dots between innovation and practicality, presenting the latest...

5 Reasons to sponsor and exhibit at HISA2019

Alcatel-Lucent Enterprise joins HISA 2019 as Platinum Sponsor

October 1, 2019 • Events, Healthcare, Top StoriesComments Off on Alcatel-Lucent Enterprise joins HISA 2019 as Platinum Sponsor

Networking and communication technologies provider, Alcatel-Lucent Enterprise has joined the 5th Healthcare Innovation Summit Africa as a platinum sponsor. #HISA2019 will take place on 8-9 October at the Gallagher Convention Centre in Johannesburg under the...

FinTech Ecosystem in South Africa: Accelerating the Digital Transformation of Banking & Financial Services

FinTech Ecosystem in South Africa: Accelerating the Digital Transformation of Banking & Financial Services

September 25, 2019 • Events, FinanceComments Off on FinTech Ecosystem in South Africa: Accelerating the Digital Transformation of Banking & Financial Services

Africa’s financial services landscape continues its dynamic evolution as the rapid growth of FinTech on the continent drives both the disruption and leapfrogging of legacy systems and further accelerates the digital transformation of financial services....

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...

5 Reasons to sponsor and exhibit at HISA2019

Speakers from leading Institutions Join Healthcare Innovation Summit Africa 2019

September 23, 2019 • Events, Healthcare, Top StoriesComments Off on Speakers from leading Institutions Join Healthcare Innovation Summit Africa 2019

The healthcare industry has historically been slow in adopting technology, however, studies show that by embracing emerging technologies such as AI, EHR, IoMT, augmented reality, wearables and robotics the industry can reap significant benefits, namely...

5 Reasons to sponsor and exhibit at HISA2019

T-Systems announced as Bronze HISA 2019 sponsor

September 19, 2019 • Events, Healthcare, Top StoriesComments Off on T-Systems announced as Bronze HISA 2019 sponsor

T-Systems has officially been confirmed as a Bronze sponsor of the 5th annual Healthcare Innovation Summit Africa which is set to take place from 8-9 October 2019 at the Gallagher Convention Centre, Johannesburg, South Africa. This year, HISA is bringing...

7 ways ways to own the world

7 ways ways to own the world

September 18, 2019 • Events, GeneralComments Off on 7 ways ways to own the world

At the Gartner IT Symposium/Xpo 2019 which took place at the CTICC on 16 to 18 September, Andreas Ekström, Author, Journalist, Digital Futurist delivered a keynote where he touched on the seven ways to own the world to try and understand the digital...

Telkom announces $77,074 combined prize pool for Telkom VS Gaming Masters tournament at Comic-Con Africa

Telkom announces $77,074 combined prize pool for Telkom VS Gaming Masters tournament

September 17, 2019 • Events, Gadgets and Gaming, Southern Africa, Top StoriesComments Off on Telkom announces $77,074 combined prize pool for Telkom VS Gaming Masters tournament

On 17 September 2019, Telkom, the official gaming and connectivity partner of Comic-Con Africa, announced that $77,074 is the combined prize pool for the teams partaking in the Telkom VS Gaming Masters tournament with each tournament getting $38,537. The...

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...

Gartner IT Symposium Xpo 2019-The next 50 years starts right here today

Gartner IT Symposium Xpo 2019-The next 50 years starts right here today

September 17, 2019 • Events, Features, Top StoriesComments Off on Gartner IT Symposium Xpo 2019-The next 50 years starts right here today

The Gartner IT Symposium/Xpo 2019 kicked off on Monday, 16 September at the CTICC. This year, the conference delved deeper into the role of the CIO, the origin of the digital society and unpacked the term TechQuilibrium. Brian Burke, Research VP for...

Blockchain standards are highly fragmented-Gartner reveals

Blockchain standards are highly fragmented-Gartner reveals

September 16, 2019 • Events, FinanceComments Off on Blockchain standards are highly fragmented-Gartner reveals

The 2019 Gartner IT Symposium/Xpo, currently taking place in Cape Town from 16 to 18 September, revealed that lack of interoperability standards will prevent pervasive blockchain deployment across financial services ecosystems for at least three years....