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3 key trends driving enterprise software innovation in 2019

3 key trends driving enterprise software innovation in 2019

January 11, 2019 • Opinion, SoftwareComments (0)

In South Africa, savvy business leaders are looking to embrace leading-edge technology as a way to drive growth and innovation. Importantly, this requires a fresh and brave approach to traditional processes – with investment in new solutions. With regards to software, the massive amount of data now being processed daily is altering the way in [&hellip...

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Human element is the biggest threat to your cyber security

Are we prepared to face 2019’s cyber security challenges?

January 10, 2019 • Opinion, SecurityComments (0)

“Technology is a queer thing. It brings you great gifts with one hand, and it stabs you in the back with the other,” wrote novelist and scientist C. P. Snow in the New York Times in 1971. It still rings true today. Every new tool or technology we...

6 tech trends and predictions for 2019

6 tech trends your small business needs in 2019

January 10, 2019 • General, OpinionComments (0)

Digital transformation is well and truly underway, both in business and across our daily lives. As technology continues to change the way we work and live, it’s worth looking at the year ahead to see what technology is likely to have the biggest impact in...

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The 2019 trends impacting mobile on the African continent

January 10, 2019 • Opinion, Top StoriesComments (0)

According to the GMSA Mobile Economy 2018 report for sub-Saharan Africa, mobile subscribers rose by 44% in 2017 and this was further bolstered by an increase in smartphone penetration that rose by 75%. Mobile broadband is anticipated to comprise 87% of total...

Gary Allemann, Managing Director, Master Data Management

Top 4 steps to transforming data

January 10, 2019 • OpinionComments (0)

Within the realm of data management, there is one area that is often overlooked – data transformation. Data transformation is a relatively mundane yet fundamental data management capability – particularly when dealing with similar data from multiple...

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Private news, Automation and the Moon: A peek into 2019

January 10, 2019 • OpinionComments (0)

2018 was full of surprises. 2019 will have many more. Andries Brink, CEO of Andile Solutions, ventured a few educated guesses on what we will be talking about in 2019 – and he starts by leaving the planet: “2019 will mark a return to the Moon with...

Why blockchain needs to be part of your supply chain strategy

Why blockchain needs to be part of your supply chain strategy

January 10, 2019 • Big Data, OpinionComments (0)

One technology with enormous promise is blockchain. Surprised? Don’t be – there’s much more to blockchain than the world of cryptocurrency and finance. Blockchain has the ability to transform the supply chain discipline and the businesses that rely on...

Data governance is not just about compliance; it’s good business

January 9, 2019 • Big Data, OpinionComments (0)

An effective data governance strategy is essential for business’ due to the increasing importance of data and imposition of various data regulations. This strategy ensures that the right policies, processes, technology and people are in place to effectively...

How technology is tourism industry

How technology is revolutionizing the tourism industry

January 9, 2019 • General, OpinionComments (0)

It is widely recognised that tourism has the potential to help South Africa and other African countries grow their economies and create jobs. Tourism is contributing for around 9 percent of South Africa’s gross domestic product, a growth to the economy...

Have you ever considered a career in testing?

Have you ever considered a career in testing?

January 9, 2019 • Education, OpinionComments (0)

While technical skills are a prerequisite if you are an IT product, solution or system tester, a broader skill set is required if you want to be truly successful. According to Mandla Mbonambi, CEO of Africonology, many people mistakenly think of testers as...

What is driving the workforce of the future?

What is driving the workforce of the future?

January 8, 2019 • General, OpinionComments (0)

An increasingly rapid pace of innovation is driving forward technological advances in the enterprise at an unprecedented rate, meaning that workforce dynamics are set to change drastically in the coming years. Perhaps the most noticeable and tangible example...

How to protect yourself as the threat of scam apps grows

January 8, 2019 • Opinion, SecurityComments (0)

There’s nothing new about advertisers and app developers using deceptive practices, but the Touch ID scam that Lukáš Štefanko wrote about recently is a significant twist in this ongoing story. Of course, iOS users are not alone in facing these...

Top 5 IT trends that will redefine businesses in 2019

Top 5 IT trends that will redefine businesses in 2019

January 8, 2019 • Opinion, Top StoriesComments (0)

We are living in an era of unparalleled innovation. As new and emerging technologies continue to redefine IT and business, the pace of change and technological advancement is accelerating. Today, we are looking at a smarter, intelligent future driven by...

How to drastically empower your business by advancing Blockchain technology

South Africa adopts blockchain technology

January 8, 2019 • Finance, Opinion, Southern AfricaComments (0)

The Blockchain dream is one of secure, seamless , transparent, trusted and convenient transactions. But adoption remains quite sluggish – with precious few real-world transformational examples of the technology. How do we boost widespread adoption of...

Open source the winner in 2018

Open source the winner in 2018

January 7, 2019 • General, OpinionComments (0)

The evolution of technology and its increasing importance in business across industry sectors have contributed to open source becoming a focal point for many decision-makers during the past year. As such, it has changed the conversation around how innovation...

Insight 2019: Digital leaders will consolidate and automate backups

Insight 2019: Digital leaders will consolidate and automate backups

January 7, 2019 • Opinion, Top StoriesComments (0)

Ask clients a few years ago what concerned them most about data backups and it was universally about volumes. The amount of data they had to manage seemed insurmountable. I could see that for myself: in 1999 some of my enterprise customers were managing a...