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Posts Tagged ‘business’

  • Are travel agents ready for the new payment security standards?

    Migrating to a digitised environment? Consider the security risk

    August 14, 2017 • General, SecurityComments Off on Migrating to a digitised environment? Consider the security risk

    The emergence of the digital world has caused a number of organisations to shift from analogue to digitised environments. Among the many complexities and challenges this transition gives rise to, new security considerations have also materialised. Businesses...

  • Digital, Overcome, Business, Borders, Digital Tools, e-Residency

    The power of Digital will dissolve traditional business borders

    August 1, 2017 • General, Online & SocialComments Off on The power of Digital will dissolve traditional business borders

    Digital technology has already significantly transformed business operations and processes. Its effects are being felt in virtually every industry, in both public and private sectors and society as a whole. According to Pierre Aurel, Special Projects manager...

  • Datacentrix, Showcase, Event, South Africa, Digital Transformation, Business

    “To Remain Static Is To Lose Ground”- Datacentrix Showcase

    July 27, 2017 • Events, Southern Africa, Top StoriesComments Off on “To Remain Static Is To Lose Ground”- Datacentrix Showcase

    “Digital disruption is happening now.” This was the key message at the second annual Datacentrix showcase event which took place in Johannesburg on Thursday. The theme of the event was “the reality of singularity”, which looked at...

  • Bridge the ‘Gap of Grief’ with RSA

    July 25, 2017 • Security, SponsoredComments Off on Bridge the ‘Gap of Grief’ with RSA

    A Business-Driven Security architecture was recently unveiled by RSA, a Dell Technologies business, offering a new approach to assist enterprises to manage cyber risk and protect what matters most to them, be it their financial records, IP, and more. The...

  • Create a free mobile shopfront with Chat Find

    July 20, 2017 • Finance, Online & Social, Retail, Southern Africa, Top StoriesComments Off on Create a free mobile shopfront with Chat Find

    Chat Find, a new app which offers businesses, large and small, a commercially viable mobile commerce platform, has been made available to South African business owners. Mobile is becoming an increasingly important space for businesses, with statistics...

  • Why wearable tech makes sense for any business

    Why you should consider tailoring your software

    July 20, 2017 • GeneralComments Off on Why you should consider tailoring your software

    For a growing business, there are two kinds of solutions: One-size-fits-all generic solutions with limited capability or find solutions tailored to your specific industry that might be more expensive. If you’re running a business, you have to balance the...

  • Data analytics and the changing face of industries

    July 14, 2017 • FeaturesComments Off on Data analytics and the changing face of industries

    The days of being transported in self-driving cars and having our phones suggest what we ought to eat for lunch are upon us: this is the age of big data, artificial intelligence and machine learning. Never before have industries had the power to use...

  • 6 sites driving eCommerce in Africa

    4 ways eCommerce can boost your business

    July 11, 2017 • General, Online & Social, Retail, Top StoriesComments Off on 4 ways eCommerce can boost your business

    In the age of ever-evolving digitalization, a number of brick and mortar stores are having to look at changing the way they do business in order to stay relevant today. Business owners are looking to widen their reach and increase their sales, and eCommerce...

  • Ransomware is here to stay - can your data say the same?

    How to survive and thrive in today’s business world

    July 5, 2017 • GeneralComments Off on How to survive and thrive in today’s business world

      Technology is evolving at an ever-accelerating pace, driving new business models, and even disruptive new businesses that could not have existed previously. Any business should have digital transformation at the heart of its corporate strategy or, risk...

  • Atlantic AI Labs Opens Artificial Intelligence Research Center in Africa

    Artificial Intelligence’s Poker face – time to fold or call its bluff?

    June 26, 2017 • Artificial Intelligence, GeneralComments Off on Artificial Intelligence’s Poker face – time to fold or call its bluff?

    Most of us get how a machine can beat a human at Jeopardy and Go. But what does it say about the learning capability of machines – which, by the way, is not fully understood – when a machine bluffs its way to victory in a game of Poker. Is it time to play...

  • Machine learning is here. How switched on are you?

    June 22, 2017 • GeneralComments Off on Machine learning is here. How switched on are you?

    Machine learning, which used to be something only computer scientists in server rooms discussed, has become a hot topic, along with big data and artificial intelligence (AI). Machines develop algorithms that allow them to make predictions, such as the shows...

  • South Africa: SANBS to save more lives using drone technology

    10 Industries Drones Could Impact

    June 20, 2017 • Gadgets and Gaming, Lists, Top StoriesComments Off on 10 Industries Drones Could Impact

    The rapidly-growing global drone market presents a plethora of opportunities for companies to enhance their operations, or for new businesses to emerge, says Airborne Drones. With analysts putting the global market opportunities around drones at anywhere...

  • Frost & Sullivan selects Arbor for DDoS leadership award

    Business case for DDoS protection

    June 5, 2017 • Security, SponsoredComments Off on Business case for DDoS protection

    As our businesses continue to digitise, and an increasing number of services are delivered via the cloud, we tend to have very low tolerance for downtime. “Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) attacks can rip straight into the heart of the modern digital...

  • South African insurer launched Whatsapp chatbot

    4 Ways to Use WhatsApp in your Business

    June 5, 2017 • General, Lists, Top StoriesComments Off on 4 Ways to Use WhatsApp in your Business

    Why pay for phone calls when you can call over Wi-Fi or use ever-cheapening data? Except there’s still nothing more annoying than receiving a WhatsApp phone call. When I see an incoming WhatsApp call, I am immediately annoyed. So, there are still miles for...

  • South Africa: The Age of PoPI and what it means for business

    June 5, 2017 • General, Southern AfricaComments Off on South Africa: The Age of PoPI and what it means for business

    The Protection of Personal Information (PoPI) Act has been a topic of interest for some time and businesses and the general public alike pondered when it would be in effect, how long it would take to be relevant and who would oversee the process as...

  • Wi-Fi access

    Why WiFi as a service is the future of business, retail and marketing

    June 1, 2017 • Mobile and Telecoms, Online & SocialComments Off on Why WiFi as a service is the future of business, retail and marketing

    As the information age continues to deliver on innovation, constant change, and continuous improvement, tech journals are buried in SaaS, PaaS, IaaS and various other common technologically driven services. With connectivity binding all technology together,...