Predictive Insights has signed on as a bronze sponsor for the Digital Retail Forum 2020 that is slated to take place on the 29th January 2020, at Emperors Palace, Johannesburg. Predictive Insights, a product development studio that uses AI and machine learning to improve their clients’ products, services and...
Innotribe has released a new report examining the way innovation teams from the financial services sector are harnessing innovation within their organisations. Based on interviews with 11 innovation leaders, the Innotribe report, “Dynamism in Diversity: The essentials for successful Innovation Teams in the Financial Industry,” details current innovation frameworks...
Google Kenya is hosting the first Web Rangers summit in Africa aimed at spreading awareness about internet safety and promoting responsible digital citizenship on the continent. 26 Web Rangers from Kenya, Nigeria and South Africa are attending the summit to meet and share ideas on how they can make the...
The second Education Innovation Summit taking place at Radisson Blu Gautrain hotel on 31 May this year will focus on helping instructors and administrators improve assessment and data collection. Under the theme “Transforming Education With Technology” the conference will be interactive with roundtable discussions and case studies from leading education experts,...
SWIFT has announced today that 22 additional global banks have joined its blockchain proof of concept (PoC), designed to validate whether the technology can help banks reconcile their international nostro accounts in real time. The PoC is part of the SWIFT gpi (global payments innovation) service, the new standard...
Africa Oil & Power, the African Energy Chamber and the U.S-Angola Chamber of Commerce presented the webinar: Powering Forward - The Pathway to Grid Stability, Increased Capacity and a Diversified Angolan Economy, on Thursday. This webinar addressed how Angola can continue to prioritize its development of national transmission and distribution...
Everyone’s favourite retail holiday has always been Black Friday, but have you heard of Singles’ Day? The holiday was introduced in the early ‘90s by Chinese university students as a commemoration of their single status. The essence of the festival was for singles to enjoy the freedom and buying power...
Retailers have always been at the forefront of each new wave of digital advancement, in an effort to accommodate the increase in both the number of customers and the ensuing volume of products and transactions. Their own digital transformation starting decades prior, with investment into core transactional and system...
As the lines between virtual and augmented reality become increasingly blurred, we will find ourselves able to solve social and economic problems in completely new ways. The Future of Apps, an F5-commissioned report conducted by the Foresight Factory, highlights how the merging of augmented reality (AR) and virtual reality (VR)...
The Department of Energy has implemented a programme to remove the highest energy-consuming appliances from the South African market. The programme is aimed at introducing appliances that are less energy consuming and compliant with the new Minimum Energy Performance Standards (MEPS). The Minister of Energy, Hon. Jeff Radebe conducted a...
Brian Richardson, CEO and Founder of Wizzit International, sat down with IT News Africa for an exclusive interview on the future of banking on the African continent as well as the biggest digital disruptions that could affect banking in 2017. Wizzit International is a provider of mobile banking solutions...
South Africa has just been hit a major data breach that may have put the personal information of as many as 24 million South Africans at risk. This information could include First and last names, ID numbers, Telephone numbers, Physical addresses and Email addresses. Experian South Africa - business and...
Sending money from Bloemfontein to Harare takes 22 hours on a bus trip or ten seconds using a mobile money solution. Low-cost mobile money solutions offer a way to transfer money and is changing the lives of agricultural migrant workers. Before mobile money solutions, migrant workers had a few options...
Healthcare organisations are ill prepared for the high-risk mind-set of the GenMobile workforce, with a lack of security procedures in place to protect a new, more collaborative digital generation entering the workforce. The security threat study revealed overall employee attitudes are swaying towards a more security-agnostic healthcare workplace, full of...
Mastercard and Unilever have on Wednesday, 02 May 2018 announced that they will expand their strategic partnership to help micro-entrepreneurs in Africa and other regions overcome the cash constraints that limit their ability to buy and sell more products and ultimately grow their businesses. In Kenya, the two companies have...
AIDS Healthcare Foundation (AHF) is calling for leading global organizations in the fight against HIV/AIDS to focus on data quality to ensure we know the true challenges that lie ahead and to safeguard precious resources dedicated to ending the epidemic from being squandered due to inaccurate figures. Few aspects of...
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