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FUJIFILM Innovation Centre Africa opens doors

FUJIFILM Innovation Centre Africa opens doors

May 19, 2019 • GeneralComments Off on FUJIFILM Innovation Centre Africa opens doors

FUJIFILM South Africa has opened its Innovation Centre Africa, located in Roodepoort, Johannesburg. As the first Innovation Centre on the African continent, it provides not only a one-stop demonstration area for new solutions, but now incorporates a number of improvements and FUJIFILM products previously not present. Medical Systems and Solutions Although...

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Crypto marketing tips from a Blockchain PR Agency

Crypto marketing tips from a Blockchain PR Agency

May 17, 2019 • GeneralComments Off on Crypto marketing tips from a Blockchain PR Agency

Marketing a cryptocurrency project in 2019 offers some unique challenges. Businesses have to contend with a customer base wary of scams and the volatile crypto market. So how can you ease concerns and win over the market? A top blockchain PR agency shares...

Bots can skew your analytics… Is your data lying

Networks Unlimited Africa wins two accolades at recent F5 Networks Forum in Johannesburg

May 16, 2019 • General, Sponsored, Top StoriesComments Off on Networks Unlimited Africa wins two accolades at recent F5 Networks Forum in Johannesburg

The series of F5 Networks Forums held around the globe annually is hailed as a major IT event, no matter where it might take place. This year’s Johannesburg leg was no exception, with the event featuring a number of key global F5 speakers from among the...

The road to 5G and challenges ahead

The road to 5G and challenges ahead

May 15, 2019 • GeneralComments Off on The road to 5G and challenges ahead

The introduction of 5G will have a considerable impact on the Middle East and Africa economy. Data traffic and mobile broadband subscriptions The Middle East and Africa region has a unique position globally: While it has countries on the cusp of 5G roll-out,...

Western Digital offers diversified solutions for its South African audiences

Western Digital offers diversified solutions for its South African audiences

May 15, 2019 • General, Southern AfricaComments Off on Western Digital offers diversified solutions for its South African audiences

Western Digital Corporation, a global data technology company, is reaffirming its presence in South Africa with a more diversified portfolio of data storage devices. This allows local consumers to access a wide range of WD- and SanDisk-brand products. Western...

The flipside of risk - the importance of aggressive opportunity management

The importance of aggressive opportunity management

May 14, 2019 • GeneralComments Off on The importance of aggressive opportunity management

Traditionally, risk management practice centres around portraying and communicating potential negative events in any given environment or organisation. However, this approach does not take into account the potential opportunities that the organisation could...

5G uptake even faster than expected-Mobility Report

Ericsson ConsumerLab report busts myths surrounding the value of 5G for consumers

May 12, 2019 • GeneralComments Off on Ericsson ConsumerLab report busts myths surrounding the value of 5G for consumers

A new ConsumerLab report, conducted by Ericsson seeks to burst industry myths surrounding the value of 5G for consumers. The 5G Consumer Potential also outlines the opportunities available for communications service providers. The study brings some sense of...

Genesys appoints former Cisco, Microsoft and Skype Exec as CEO

Genesys appoints former Cisco, Microsoft and Skype Exec as CEO

May 10, 2019 • General, PeopleComments Off on Genesys appoints former Cisco, Microsoft and Skype Exec as CEO

  Genesys, a global omnichannel customer experience and contact centre solutions company has announced Tony Bates as its new chief executive officer (CEO), effective immediately. Bates succeeds Paul Segre, who will continue with Genesys as chairman of...

Voting irregularities can be solved using ​the Ethereum blockchain

Voting irregularities can be solved using ​the Ethereum blockchain

May 9, 2019 • General, Top StoriesComments Off on Voting irregularities can be solved using ​the Ethereum blockchain

Top hackers, developers and curious minds from across the globe, as well as Ethereum co-founder, Vitalik Buterin, converged in South Africa for ETHCapeTown in April 2019. As Africa’s first ETHGlobal hackathon, 190 attendees had access to mentors, sponsors...

The Enhanced General Data Dissemination System (e-GDDS) was established by the IMF's Executive Board in May 2015

Republic of Sao Tomé and Principe implements General Data Dissemination System

May 9, 2019 • GeneralComments Off on Republic of Sao Tomé and Principe implements General Data Dissemination System

The Republic of Sao Tomé and Principe has implemented the recommendations of the IMF’s Enhanced General Data Dissemination System (e-GDDS) by publishing critical data through the National Summary Data Page (NSDP). The page aims to serve as a one-stop...

Evolving workplace demographics requires a creative approach to training and development

Evolving workplace demographics requires a creative approach to training and development

May 7, 2019 • GeneralComments Off on Evolving workplace demographics requires a creative approach to training and development

The workforce in today’s companies is diverse, spanning multiple generations, different cultures and backgrounds, varying degrees of skill and disparate levels of experience. Effectively upskilling and developing the ever-evolving demographics within...

Bridgestone Europe completes acquisition of TomTom Telematics

Bridgestone Europe completes acquisition of TomTom Telematics

May 5, 2019 • GeneralComments Off on Bridgestone Europe completes acquisition of TomTom Telematics

Bridgestone Europe a subsidiary of Bridgestone Corporation in EMEA, announced it has completed the acquisition of TomTom Telematics (Telematics), the provider of digital fleet solutions in Europe, for €910 million. First announced on 22 January 2019, the...

South Africa: Liquid Telecom to deliver high-speed broadband in Eastern Cape

South Africa: Liquid Telecom to deliver high-speed broadband in Eastern Cape

May 4, 2019 • General, Southern Africa, Top StoriesComments Off on South Africa: Liquid Telecom to deliver high-speed broadband in Eastern Cape

Liquid Telecom South Africa has concluded an agreement with SITA to deliver broadband services to hospitals, schools, clinics and provincial offices. The high-speed broadband services will enable the Eastern Cape Provincial Government to deliver services to...

Defy drives growth with new production centre in South Africa

Defy drives growth with new production centre in South Africa

May 3, 2019 • General, Southern AfricaComments Off on Defy drives growth with new production centre in South Africa

In a move to stimulate the South African economy, create employment and spearhead its technological advancements in-country, DEFY, a subsidiary of Arcelik Global, has invested $68 671 885,00 (R1 billion) in upgrading three local production centres to serve as...

Global Payroll Week 2019: Forging ahead with technology in the HR and Payroll industry

Global Payroll Week 2019: Forging ahead with technology in the HR and Payroll industry

May 3, 2019 • GeneralComments Off on Global Payroll Week 2019: Forging ahead with technology in the HR and Payroll industry

From the 29th of April until the 4th of May 2019, the Payroll industry has recommitted itself to increasing the global payroll professional’s skill level through education, training and networking opportunities. The 2nd annual Global Payroll Week, the...

Technology is a key driver of the modern employee experience

Majority of digital workplace initiatives will fail to establish new ways of working

May 2, 2019 • GeneralComments Off on Majority of digital workplace initiatives will fail to establish new ways of working

Gartner has revealed that by 2021 only one-quarter of midsize and large organisations will successfully target new ways of working in 80 per cent of their initiatives. Gartner says that new ways of working include distributed decision making, virtual and...