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  • Schneider Electric launches new digital ecosystem

    Maximising reliability, efficiency and profitability, safely

    March 28, 2019 • Enterprise IT, GeneralComments Off on Maximising reliability, efficiency and profitability, safely

    Like all companies, industrial organisations are in the business of making money, and therefore their operations should be viewed as their “profit engines”. Historically, industrial business and operations functions were performed separately –...

  • The best "know your customer" practice

    The best “know your customer” practice

    March 28, 2019 • General, Southern AfricaComments Off on The best “know your customer” practice

    Abiding by a host of regulatory requirements is an additional responsibility for businesses, many of which already face immense pressure to increase margins in tough economic times and improve customer satisfaction in competitive environments. Complying with...

  • South Africa recognised as global destination for Business Process Service

    March 27, 2019 • Southern AfricaComments Off on South Africa recognised as global destination for Business Process Service

    Following significant investments from key industry players and renewed focus on the sector from government, South Africa has emerged as a global destination of choice for Business Process Services (BPS). “In an unprecedented and seminal moment for the...

  • F5 Networks to highlight multi-cloud capabilities at Kubecon Europe

    VMware expands its multi-cloud foundation

    March 21, 2019 • Cloud ComputingComments Off on VMware expands its multi-cloud foundation

    VMware, has rolled out advancements to VMware Cloud that further the company’s vision for delivering the essential, ubiquitous Digital Foundation to support customers’ and partners’ digital transformation. These advancements include updates to VMware...

  • SPECTRAMI appoints new General Manager

    March 20, 2019 • Cloud Computing, Company News, PeopleComments Off on SPECTRAMI appoints new General Manager

    SPECTRAMI has announced that it has appointed Yasser Ali, as the General Manager for Egypt, Levant and North Africa. Based in Cairo, Yasser will be responsible for accelerating the growth of business, maintaining customer, partner and vendor relationship by...

  • South African start-up named Best Digital Company

    March 18, 2019 • Cloud Computing, StartupsComments Off on South African start-up named Best Digital Company

    Wyzetalk, an employee engagement company that has built its own patented mobile, USSD and app technology solution, enabling businesses to connect and communicate effectively and efficiently with their workforces including non-desk workers, has been named Best...

  • Kgalema Motlanthe Foundation opens up technology hub in South Africa

    March 11, 2019 • Artificial Intelligence, Education, Southern Africa, Top StoriesComments Off on Kgalema Motlanthe Foundation opens up technology hub in South Africa

    Artificial Intelligence (AI) for example, has become a major contributor to the success of some of the biggest businesses in the world. The technology has been in development since 2013 and it’s revolutionising the way we live, travel and do business. When...

  • Dark data is creating major security blind spot for most companies

    Top 7 security and risk management trends for 2019 – Gartner

    March 5, 2019 • SecurityComments Off on Top 7 security and risk management trends for 2019 – Gartner

    The 2019 security landscape holds new promise, threats, developments and opportunities to collectively tackle the issues our industry faces. Gartner, Inc. has identified seven emerging security and risk management trends that will impact security, privacy and...

  • Canon reinforces commitment to drive innovation in Kenya

    February 25, 2019 • East Africa, FinanceComments Off on Canon reinforces commitment to drive innovation in Kenya

    Kenya has once again attracted another multi-national company with the re-entry of Japanese imaging and business solutions brand Canon. Yuichi Ishizuka, President and CEO of Canon Europe Middle East and Africa (EMEA) recently visited Kenya as part of a...

  • The 3 main business risks Botswana faces in 2019

    The 3 main business risks Botswana faces in 2019

    February 20, 2019 • Security, Southern AfricaComments Off on The 3 main business risks Botswana faces in 2019

    One of the most important trends to emerge in recent years is that it is increasingly difficult to identify individual risks in isolation. Business, society and culture are all complex and that gives rise to an interconnected risk landscape which requires an...

  • Artificial Intelligence trends that no one is talking about

    Five Misconceptions about Artificial Intelligence – Gartner

    February 14, 2019 • Artificial IntelligenceComments Off on Five Misconceptions about Artificial Intelligence – Gartner

    IT and business leaders are often confused about what artificial intelligence (AI) can do for their organisations and are challenged by several AI misconceptions. Gartner, Inc. said IT and business leaders developing AI projects must separate reality from...

  • The impact of Google's move for Africa's Huawei customers

    Huawei gears up for Cloud Africa launch in March 2019

    February 14, 2019 • Cloud Computing, Company NewsComments Off on Huawei gears up for Cloud Africa launch in March 2019

    In 2018, Huawei announced plans to launch its first public cloud datacentre in Africa, however there was mention of location nor exact date of the launch. In a recent statement issued by Huawei, the company confirmed the launch to happen in March 2019 and...

  • President Paul Kagame,

    Kigali shortlisted for global award

    February 5, 2019 • HealthcareComments Off on Kigali shortlisted for global award

    Rwanda is taking a long-term view of its healthcare system and building the foundations for a precision medicine approach to patient care. With that being said, Kigali, the capital of Rwanda has been nominated among 16 finalists for the first edition of the...

  • Kenya: Major telecoms firm invests in cybersecurity business

    January 23, 2019 • East Africa, Mobile and Telecoms, Top StoriesComments Off on Kenya: Major telecoms firm invests in cybersecurity business

    The advent of technology and higher internet usage has made things easier and convenient for both businesses and individuals. However, this has brought with it the risk of cyber-attacks by hackers. A new cybersecurity report from Vodafone highlights that the...

  • MTN launches Africa's first AI service for Mobile Money

    MTN Group CEO to give insights on investing in digital growth

    January 22, 2019 • Company NewsComments Off on MTN Group CEO to give insights on investing in digital growth

    MTN is participating in the World Economic Forum’s Annual Meetings taking place from 22—25 January 2019 in Davos-Klosters, Switzerland. The yearly gathering of the world’s top leaders from politics, business, civil society and academia,...

  • 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...