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Posts Tagged ‘automation’

  • Reimagining retail

    4 reasons why your company should embrace desktop automation

    March 20, 2018 • General, Top StoriesComments Off on 4 reasons why your company should embrace desktop automation

    According to Ofra Strauss, the only way to maintain profitability is to meet the needs of customers. While this is an undeniable truth, the ways in which you go about doing this are complex. Your customers may not care how you go about meeting their needs –...

  • Automation on the back of digitalisation is this year's biggest trend

    Automation on the back of digitalisation is this year’s biggest trend

    March 15, 2018 • GeneralComments Off on Automation on the back of digitalisation is this year’s biggest trend

    The biggest trend in enterprise software in 2018 is automation, due to digitalisation, and it’s causing some difficulty for enterprises that haven’t perceived of a world where software, not employees, is the new customer interface. It’s not difficult...

  • CoGrammar launches free IT Careers Program

    NetOps initiative to address skill gaps and drive business value

    February 15, 2018 • Education, Top StoriesComments Off on NetOps initiative to address skill gaps and drive business value

    F5 Networks has announced a project that aims to help businesses and the wider IT industry more effectively embrace automation, unlock new levels of performance and address lingering IT skills gaps. F5’s global Super-NetOps initiative is an industry first...

  • Fortinet Q4 threat landscape report confirms previous predictions of swarm attacks

    Cyber security: The winner takes it all

    February 9, 2018 • Security, SponsoredComments Off on Cyber security: The winner takes it all

    It is pretty much a given that the majority of people have their personal information documented somewhere in virtual space. This data has been captured in many forms and bits and bytes through online transactions, social engagement, studies, business and...

  • Embracing automation in insurance

    Embracing automation in insurance

    February 9, 2018 • General, Southern AfricaComments Off on Embracing automation in insurance

    The mere mention of the word automation instils fear in the hearts of most employees. But it does not have to be the case. Automation in the workplace can lead to significant opportunities across the insurance value chain. To quote a recent Harvard Business...

  • Operator Capex pressure drives exchange to automation of radio frequency measurements

    February 1, 2018 • General, SponsoredComments Off on Operator Capex pressure drives exchange to automation of radio frequency measurements

    Starting with the deployment of LTE networks and now with 5G on the verge of becoming reality, wireless network testing has quickly evolved significantly from being data collection centric and post-processing centric to being focused on automated solution...

  • 5.7 million jobs are at risk of total automation in South Africa

    5.7 million jobs are at risk of total automation in South Africa

    January 24, 2018 • General, Southern Africa, Top StoriesComments Off on 5.7 million jobs are at risk of total automation in South Africa

    New research from Accenture highlights the impact of digital technologies on jobs and economies. It’s an important topic for South Africa as new local research indicates that more than a third of jobs in this country may be automated. A new Accenture...

  • HR’s new role in the age of automation

    July 22, 2017 • GeneralComments Off on HR’s new role in the age of automation

      We’re on the cusp of a brave new world as technologies such as 3D printing, advanced robotics, artificial intelligence and the Internet of Things reshape the workplace. Smart algorithms and machines are taking on more and more of the tasks that...

  • The time is now for broadcasters to adopt Cloud services

    Digital video archiving – keeping up with today’s broadcast demands

    April 21, 2017 • Cloud Computing, GeneralComments Off on Digital video archiving – keeping up with today’s broadcast demands

    Broadcasters and video producers across the world are moving to computer-based platforms. As they do, access to any content, anytime, anywhere, is becoming a critical success factor. As growth of digital video data explodes, the introduction of digital asset...

  • Playing Minecraft today will prevent R2D2 taking your job tomorrow

    April 12, 2017 • Gadgets and Gaming, GeneralComments Off on Playing Minecraft today will prevent R2D2 taking your job tomorrow

      Technology has deeply embedded itself within the modern workplace, enabling companies of all sizes to use innovation to disrupt the market, tackle challenges, take up opportunities and create demand for their offerings. Moreover, newer technology...

  • Unlock business value with intelligent ITSM platforms

    April 5, 2017 • GeneralComments Off on Unlock business value with intelligent ITSM platforms

    There are many Information Technology Service Management (ITSM) platforms available on the market today that promise transformative results. It goes without saying – these platforms may be redundant and ineffective without having the proper policies and...

  • Before and after Robotic Process Automation

    March 24, 2017 • Categories, GeneralComments Off on Before and after Robotic Process Automation

    We love “before and after” pictures. A house that’s fallen into disrepair can be renovated into a design showpiece. An abandoned, malnourished puppy can be nursed back to health. A closet or garage can be organised from a complete mess into a system...

  • How automation can create value for people without destroying jobs

    Using automation to unleash faster, continuous application delivery

    March 2, 2017 • FeaturesComments Off on Using automation to unleash faster, continuous application delivery

      Automated software testing is emerging as one of the most important aspects of one’s DevOps approach, becoming vital in the quest to better manage the lifecycle of applications. Consider that the vast majority of the man-hours (and the costs) of...

  • Automation key to communication system consolidation

    November 1, 2011 • FeaturesComments Off on Automation key to communication system consolidation

    It is not only possible but very beneficial to run an organisation with various businesses or business units – situated in disparate geographic locations – using an ERP system for back-end functions and a single communications platform. This...

  • Q&A: What is Cisco’s cloud computing strategy?

    October 1, 2011 • Top StoriesComments Off on Q&A: What is Cisco’s cloud computing strategy?

    Global networking company, Cisco Systems held a media briefing in Muldesdrift, South Africa on 30 September 2011 to discuss the company’s cloud computing strategy. According to Cisco, the company, together with its eco system partners and system integration...

  • Point-of-sale: An extension of your business, or an add-on?

    July 29, 2011 • FeaturesComments Off on Point-of-sale: An extension of your business, or an add-on?

    In your retail business, does the business management software reach from goods receiving all the way through to the point-of-sale? If it doesn’t, you could be missing out on the opportunity for better management through automation. That’s according to...