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  • Local companies are increasingly using more advanced mobile software

    New year, new rules – 2018 in the software testing industry

    January 24, 2018 • Lists, People, Southern AfricaComments Off on New year, new rules – 2018 in the software testing industry

    2018 is fast approaching; businesses are busy anticipating what the new year will bring in terms of industry developments, growing trends, and hidden surprises. Carmen Carey, CEO of software testing and performance monitoring company Apica, gives her five...

  • CES 2018

    CES 2018: LG unveils ThinQ for its AI initiatives

    January 10, 2018 • Gadgets and Gaming, Top StoriesComments Off on CES 2018: LG unveils ThinQ for its AI initiatives

    LG Electronics has announced the creation of the ThinQ brand to identify all of its 2018 home appliances, consumer electronics and services that utilise artificial intelligence (AI). According to the company, LG ThinQ products and services will all have the...

  • Global IT spending to grow 6.2 percent in 2018, says Gartner

    Citrix announces technology predictions for 2018

    January 10, 2018 • General, Top StoriesComments Off on Citrix announces technology predictions for 2018

    As we start the new year, it is time to look at new ways of working in 2018. As the predictions came in, an overarching theme emerged: The concept of how we work is changing dramatically and is largely driven by the growth of the Internet of Things (IoT) and...

  • Top 5 cloud services predictions 2018

    Top 5 cloud services predictions 2018

    January 9, 2018 • Cloud ComputingComments Off on Top 5 cloud services predictions 2018

    2018 will be another year where cloud services are at the forefront of all discussion at boardroom level as the amount of data and the need to analyse that data continues to grow at an alarming rate. With this in mind Karl Roe, VP Services & Cloud...

  • AI: EVIL OR AVATAR?

    AI: Evil or Avatar?

    January 8, 2018 • General, Top StoriesComments Off on AI: Evil or Avatar?

    You don’t have to be a sci-fi wizard to remember Avatar. The 2009 fantasy blockbuster was equally entrancing for trekkies and school teachers alike. In the epic science fiction film, writer and director James Cameron envisioned a new world inhabited by an...

  • Five reasons why Artificial Intelligence needs Women

    A look at what’s next for AI around the world

    December 20, 2017 • GeneralComments Off on A look at what’s next for AI around the world

    2017 was a breakout year for Artificial Intelligence (AI). Despite repeated attempts to sensationalise AI over the past year, we have witnessed unprecedented gains in mainstream understanding of AI-driven technologies. People have begun to grasp the impact of...

  • Top tips on how to secure your data and devices while working in public

    Disruptive innovation? What disruptive innovation?

    December 19, 2017 • GeneralComments Off on Disruptive innovation? What disruptive innovation?

    The hotel room of the future is likely to be a combination of the high-tech and high-touch. EHL’s YU Virtual video highlights the former, with virtual reality creating the ambience we want in our hotel room. And what then of artificial intelligence (AI) and...

  • Global IT spending to grow 6.2 percent in 2018, says Gartner

    Top technology trends that will dominate discussions in 2018

    December 14, 2017 • Cloud Computing, East Africa, General, Lists, North Africa, Southern Africa, Top Stories, West AfricaComments Off on Top technology trends that will dominate discussions in 2018

    2017 has seen a number of disruptive technologies emerge and become the topics of discussion around boardroom tables all over the world. Technologies such as AI, cloud and the blockchain have become integral parts of companies plans to the future. With all...

  • 7 business and tech trends to expect in 2018

    7 business and tech trends to expect in 2018

    December 13, 2017 • General, Lists, Top StoriesComments Off on 7 business and tech trends to expect in 2018

    On 13 December 2017, Accenture released its Fjord Trends 2018, an annual report analysing the pressing forces acting internally and externally on organisations and society. Its 11th annual report examines seven emergent trends expected to impact business,...

  • Stop fraudsters from controlling your Online Banking this festive season

    Discussing the future of consumer banking

    December 6, 2017 • FinanceComments Off on Discussing the future of consumer banking

    The landscape of consumer banking continues to change at a rapid pace, keeping financial institutions on their toes. Working with consumer data and advanced technology can be the lifeline to keeping traditional banks viable and relevant in an increasingly...

  • Automation - creating the worker of tomorrow

    Automation – Creating the worker of tomorrow

    November 30, 2017 • GeneralComments Off on Automation – Creating the worker of tomorrow

    Job Simulator is a virtual reality game set in the future, where machines have replaced all human jobs. In this game, players can relive the “glory days” when people did regular work, such as being a chef, or working a 9-5, caffeine-fueled desk job. If...

  • The Robots will take our jobs-What next?

    The Robots will take our jobs so what’s next?

    November 29, 2017 • General, Top StoriesComments Off on The Robots will take our jobs so what’s next?

    We’ve heard it all before. Robots ‒ those elusive job munchers ‒ are making their way to an office near you. And the message is clear: they are smarter than you, they are cheaper than you, and they won’t vie for the corner office… like you. If...

  • Technology in the workplace: cause for panic or technology goldmine?

    Technology in the workplace: Cause for panic or technology goldmine?

    November 8, 2017 • GeneralComments Off on Technology in the workplace: Cause for panic or technology goldmine?

    “Beware of the robots! No office job is safe” – or so reads the headline of yet another article about why emerging technologies spell doom for today’s worker. While using such phrases to describe artificial intelligence (AI) and automation can...

  • Artificial Intelligence: Harnessing the true potential of this revolutionary force

    Artificial Intelligence: Harnessing the true potential of this revolutionary force

    October 30, 2017 • Artificial Intelligence, General, Top StoriesComments Off on Artificial Intelligence: Harnessing the true potential of this revolutionary force

    As we race towards an uncertain future, one thing’s for sure: Artificial Intelligence (AI) is here to stay. We cannot know exactly how it will reshape our work, our businesses, and our lives in general, but there are some fascinating and exciting potential...

  • Top 5 smartphones of 2017

    How AI phones can keep your data safe

    October 27, 2017 • Cloud Computing, Mobile and Telecoms, Southern AfricaComments Off on How AI phones can keep your data safe

    Not too long ago, only two things were guaranteed – death and taxes. However, in the wake of the fourth industrial revolution, businesses can almost be assured of a cyber-security breech in the near future. Just last week, South Africans received a wake-up...

  • Trends that will reshape digital business in 2018

    Which technologies will reshape business in 2018

    October 25, 2017 • East Africa, North Africa, Southern Africa, Top Stories, West AfricaComments Off on Which technologies will reshape business in 2018

    Dimension Data released a list of the company’s top IT predictions for 2018. Blockchain, together with artificial intelligence, machine learning, robotics, and virtual and augmented reality, have the potential to deliver disruptive outcomes and reshape...