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Cure change fatigue with a healthy dose of change management

July 8, 2009 • FeaturesComments Off on Cure change fatigue with a healthy dose of change management

It is clear that both internationally and in South Africa, the medical profession is adopting a bigger focus on medical information systems. There is a theoretical and practical need for the collection, analysing and sharing of patient information between healthcare practitioners, institutions and researchers...

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Leverage what you have and act fast

June 30, 2009 • FeaturesComments Off on Leverage what you have and act fast

Patrick Reeves, Axiz HP Category Manager, says that while the negativity of the global economic situation has understandably spread angst amongst local business owners, it is important not to let this pessimism consume you...

When the going gets tough, the tough stick to their IT strategy

June 25, 2009 • FeaturesComments (1)

Many companies tend to panic in an economic downturn, pushing cost cutting straight to the top of the agenda. A box which is very likely to receive a tick when the bosses sit down to trim the fat is the IT department...

Now is the time to opt for change

June 23, 2009 • FeaturesComments Off on Now is the time to opt for change

Jane Thomson, MD, Softworx, an EOH company and distributor of Infor in Sub-Saharan Africa, says that in the past, most applications were “built to last”; their longevity and robustness being the most prized features...

Throwing the baby out with the ERP system

June 11, 2009 • FeaturesComments Off on Throwing the baby out with the ERP system

You only have to read headlines to see how many jobs are being cut currently. However, many companies are not looking at their business systems (including ERP) when they are making staffing decisions...

Will ICANN drop its biggest revolutionary new idea?

June 4, 2009 • FeaturesComments Off on Will ICANN drop its biggest revolutionary new idea?

The Internet Corporation of Assigned Names & Numbers, ICANN, is up against the wall, and here are the top five reasons for which it may simply drop its greatest revolutionary idea of offering a brand new type of a designer domain name to fit the next...

Keep the controls ticking over, no matter what the economic climate

June 3, 2009 • FeaturesComments Off on Keep the controls ticking over, no matter what the economic climate

Craig Brunsden, Chief Marketing Officer, Axiz, says that credit and working capital are big issues no matter where you are in the channel today...

SAP urges ICT players to seize new opportunities

June 3, 2009 • FeaturesComments Off on SAP urges ICT players to seize new opportunities

INFORMATION and Communication Technology (ICT) businesses in Africa have been urged to seize opportunities that come along as a result of the economic recession currently wreaking havoc the world over...

IT Leaders to Prepare for a Return to Business Growth

June 3, 2009 • FeaturesComments Off on IT Leaders to Prepare for a Return to Business Growth

Gartner Says Despite the Recession, Now is the Time for IT Leaders to Prepare for a Return to Business Growth Waiting Until the End of the Recession is Officially Announced Will Be Too Late to Meet New Demands...

Ad hoc security no longer good enough for the mobile workforce

June 2, 2009 • FeaturesComments (1)

It is no longer good enough to rely on ad hoc policies for mobile computing – organisations need to put consistent and comprehensive security policies in place for their mobile users...

Top 10 considerations when selecting an outsourced partner

May 28, 2009 • FeaturesComments Off on Top 10 considerations when selecting an outsourced partner

Outsourcing is gaining popularity, largely due to its effective ‘pay as you go’ model. This is especially appealing in light of the current global economic downturn with ICT managers having to keep tight control of their budgets...

Mobile device management key to a successful smartphone rollout in the enterprise

May 28, 2009 • FeaturesComments (1)

Enterprises that are rolling out smartphones to their workforces should opt for solutions that support comprehensive mobile device management (MDM) to ensure that their administrators can retain control of corporate information at all times, no matter where...