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Microsoft Office is up on the App Store

Microsoft Office goes up on the App Store

January 25, 2019 • General, Top StoriesComments Off on Microsoft Office goes up on the App Store

The Microsoft Office suite of programs has been made available on Apple’s Mac App Store. All of the most commonly used Microsoft programs like Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, OneNote, and OneDrive are now available to Mac users via the App Store instead of having to download MacOS versions elsewhere online. You will, however, need an [&hellip...

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High-capacity microwave is a key enabler for 5G says Ericsson

High-capacity microwave is a key enabler for 5G says Ericsson

January 24, 2019 • GeneralComments Off on High-capacity microwave is a key enabler for 5G says Ericsson

With 5G bringing in new possibilities for operators across the globe, a higher capacity microwave backhaul becomes even more important to ensure high-quality mobile broadband. This year’s Ericsson Microwave Outlook report discusses how this demand can be...

The ‘AI effect’ in daily lives will continue in 2019

The ‘AI effect’ in daily lives will continue in 2019

January 22, 2019 • Artificial Intelligence, General, Southern AfricaComments Off on The ‘AI effect’ in daily lives will continue in 2019

The role and impact of AI made headlines last year, and this was most notable during major shopping dates. The Far East’s 24-hour shopping extravaganza saw Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba clock up a record US$31 billion in sales.1 It’s estimated...

Top tech trends that will drive digital transformation in 2019

Top tech trends that will drive digital transformation in 2019

January 21, 2019 • Digital Transformation, GeneralComments Off on Top tech trends that will drive digital transformation in 2019

  Digital transformation was all anyone could talk about in 2018, a trend that will undoubtedly continue in the new year. But, how far have local companies actually come in pursuit of their digital transformation goals? A study conducted in early 2018 by...

ICT companies to drive exponential growth in the South Africa

January 20, 2019 • General, Southern AfricaComments Off on ICT companies to drive exponential growth in the South Africa

Major multinational ICT companies can help drive exponential growth in the South African ICT industry by doing more to develop local skills, companies and partners, says Simbo Ntshinka, managing director of black-owned enterprise communications provider Itec...

Demonstrating the latest K9 explosive detection tech at Securex 2019

Demonstrating the latest K9 explosive detection tech at Securex 2019

January 20, 2019 • General, Southern AfricaComments Off on Demonstrating the latest K9 explosive detection tech at Securex 2019

Vapor Wake K9 SA will be showcasing the Vapor Wake method of training working dogs in the detection of explosives and other illicit substances – the first organisation outside the US to offer this advanced type of canine technology – as the official...

Top 3 opportunities to grow small South African businesses in 2019

Top 3 opportunities to grow small South African businesses in 2019

January 19, 2019 • General, Southern AfricaComments Off on Top 3 opportunities to grow small South African businesses in 2019

2019 is well underway, bringing with it a range of risks and opportunities for startups and growing businesses. Some of the challenges your business will face – a volatile rand, Eskom load shedding, tax and labour laws – are beyond your control....

Amazon launches conference on AI and robotics

January 18, 2019 • Artificial Intelligence, General, Top StoriesComments Off on Amazon launches conference on AI and robotics

On Thursday, 17 January Amazon announced plans to hold a conference open to the public on robotics, space and artificial intelligence, as well as to discuss future applications of emerging technologies. There’s a reason why Amazon may want to bring...

Ways to speed up your digital business transformation

January 18, 2019 • GeneralComments Off on Ways to speed up your digital business transformation

Eighty-seven percent of senior business leaders say digitalisation is a company priority and 79% of corporate strategists say it is reinventing their business — creating new revenue streams in new ways. But so far, digital change has been slow and...

SAIPA: Accountants Must Pioneer AI Solutions

SAIPA: Accountants must Pioneer AI Solutions

January 17, 2019 • Artificial Intelligence, General, Southern AfricaComments Off on SAIPA: Accountants must Pioneer AI Solutions

There’s been much talk in the press about the robotisation of accounting and how artificial intelligence (AI) will inevitably make professional accountants obsolete. According to Faith Ngwenya, Technical and Standards Executive at the South African...

Is modernising legacy insurance systems worth the hassle and expense?

January 17, 2019 • GeneralComments Off on Is modernising legacy insurance systems worth the hassle and expense?

Digital transformation is on the agenda of many insurance companies, and a number have successfully and effectively deployed digital customer-facing solutions, offering their customers unique and improved customer experiences. Alongside this customer-facing...

Workplace 2025: Where humans and machines coexist

Workplace 2025: Where humans and machines coexist

January 16, 2019 • Artificial Intelligence, GeneralComments Off on Workplace 2025: Where humans and machines coexist

The world is undergoing its biggest transformation ever. As emerging technologies such as Artificial Intelligence (AI) enter workplaces, human talent is grappling with an existential crisis. Generations, new and old, are losing sleep over what and how human...

dormakaba spearheads digital access control

dormakaba spearheads digital access control

January 15, 2019 • General, Southern AfricaComments Off on dormakaba spearheads digital access control

  dormakaba, a provider of bleeding edge security and access control technology has established a national network of strategically located technicians whose job it is to ensure access control infrastructure operates as it should.   This resource is...

10 CIO Resolutions for 2019 according to Gartner

10 CIO Resolutions for 2019 according to Gartner

January 14, 2019 • General, Top StoriesComments Off on 10 CIO Resolutions for 2019 according to Gartner

It’s the beginning of a new year — the time for CIOs to take stock of their personal development goals for 2019. This year, the focus is on the culture shift required to build digital business plans, as most organisations are on their way toward...

Interview: how autonomous vehicles will impact Africa

The technology driving Africa’s Smart Cities

January 13, 2019 • GeneralComments Off on The technology driving Africa’s Smart Cities

Around the world, cities are exploring how they can best make use of technology to improve quality of life for their citizens, run public services more effectively and provide businesses with a springboard for growth. The various applications of Smart City...

Organisational growth requires a tangible plan

Organisational growth requires a tangible plan

January 11, 2019 • GeneralComments Off on Organisational growth requires a tangible plan

For many companies, the beginning of a year signifies the start of new projects aimed at improving organisational efficiencies and ensuring business success. Whether the expectation is better products, enhanced customer service or organisational growth, there...