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    It’s time for CIOs to change strategy in the fight against consumer tech

    October 6, 2015 • Top StoriesComments Off on It’s time for CIOs to change strategy in the fight against consumer tech

    Every day we hear about new data breaches or data losses, with high profile cases bringing data security into the mainstream news agenda. There is no denying that the role of today’s CIO is increasingly complex and unpredictable. This is partly thanks to...

  • Testing to mitigate the risk when disaster strikes

    September 28, 2015 • Top StoriesComments Off on Testing to mitigate the risk when disaster strikes

    South African-based companies know the impact that external factors can have on data centres all too well. Whether it be man-made such as load shedding or forces of nature like the frequent Highveld thunder storms, companies can never take their business...

  • Mining CIOs prepare to gather for the CIO Mining Africa Summit

    September 10, 2015 • Mining & Energy, Southern Africa, Top StoriesComments Off on Mining CIOs prepare to gather for the CIO Mining Africa Summit

    The countdown has commenced towards the CIO Mining Africa summit hosted by EnerGlobe Ltd. and supported by IT News Africa as the official Media Partner. This exciting event, the second of this year, will reconvene on the 11th to 12th November 2015 at the...

  • Orange reinforces connectivity on the West African Coast

    CIOs face risks and opportunities in a changing IT landscape

    September 9, 2015 • Top StoriesComments Off on CIOs face risks and opportunities in a changing IT landscape

    African CIOs certainly have their work cut out for them. In a changing IT landscape CIOs cannot wait for instruction. They need to break new ground. Most businesses regard their IT department as a cost centre and not as a driver of business innovation. This...

  • Transforming the African agribusiness sector: tech, transparency hold key to inclusive growth

    You’ve invested in SAP, but where’s the business value?

    July 30, 2015 • Top StoriesComments Off on You’ve invested in SAP, but where’s the business value?

    It is a truth universally known that many companies find it difficult to keep up with the ever-changing needs and demands of today’s consumer, to say nothing of the challenges that lie in innovating ways to remain at the forefront of success. This has,...

  • Cio roadmap 2015

    Win an iPhone 6 with Complexus at CIO Roadmap 2015

    June 23, 2015 • Events, Southern Africa, Top StoriesComments Off on Win an iPhone 6 with Complexus at CIO Roadmap 2015

    Learn how to prevent program failure before it happens & win an iPhone 6 with Complexus. Africa’s foremost ICT publication ITNewsAfrica.com, is delighted to announce that Silver Sponsor, Complexus, is giving away an iPhone 6 at the CIO...

  • ibm

    From latency to transparency: Top 5 tips for better storage

    June 12, 2015 • ListsComments Off on From latency to transparency: Top 5 tips for better storage

    Storage of the past was defined by vendor specific terminology for pieces of functionality, which have perpetuated the market/users thinking about storage narrowly in terms of a single vendor or technology provider. But there’s a new paradigm for storage,...

  • Delegates Hail IT News Africa’s Selling to the CIO Seminar

    May 8, 2015 • Events, Top StoriesComments Off on Delegates Hail IT News Africa’s Selling to the CIO Seminar

    Executives from a cross section of the IT industry attended the just concluded “Selling to the CIO” seminar, hosted by Africa’s Technology News Leader IT News Africa. The seminar was held at Henley Business School in Johannesburg, and was...

  • cio roadmap 2015

    CIO Roadmap draws leading tech companies

    May 6, 2015 • Events, Southern Africa, Top StoriesComments Off on CIO Roadmap draws leading tech companies

    Leading technology players including Performanta, Websense, Btitehouse, Cosign, K2, Complexus, Business Connexion and Trivector will be presenting their solutions at CIO Roadmap on 24 June 2015 in Sandton, Johannesburg. CIO Roadmap 2015 brings you a day...

  • What keeps CIOs up at night?

    April 30, 2015 • Events, Southern Africa, Top StoriesComments Off on What keeps CIOs up at night?

    “The repeated issue every year—what keeps CIOs up at night—is the sales and marketing practices of technology vendors. It’s a cat and mouse game. It’s not efficient for buyers; it’s not efficient for sellers. The whole relationship is...

  • How will the interest rate hike impact SME owners?

    Shifting perceptions: Why mobility no longer scares us

    March 23, 2015 • Top StoriesComments Off on Shifting perceptions: Why mobility no longer scares us

    Enterprise mobility strategies have dramatically changed during the last few years and as a result, the IT industry’s perception of mobility is significantly more positive. But what is behind this shift in perception? A driving factor is the continual...

  • Gartner: CIOs must ensure that smart machines behave ethically

    March 18, 2015 • Top StoriesComments Off on Gartner: CIOs must ensure that smart machines behave ethically

    CIOs must start considering how to develop ethical programming for smart machines, this is according to Gartner. Realising the potential of smart machines — and ensuring successful outcomes for the businesses that rely on them — will hinge on how trusted...

  • IT Leadership

    Last chance to register for the Principles of IT Leadership Seminar

    March 13, 2015 • Events, Top StoriesComments Off on Last chance to register for the Principles of IT Leadership Seminar

    LEADERSHIP SEMINAR SET TO CREATE THE IT LEADERS OF TOMORROW: JHB 17 & 18 March 2015 Are you looking to become the IT Leader of Tomorrow? Well look no further. In today’s busy world many heads of IT face numerous challenges in their roles and...

  • CIO Roadmap conference set for Michelangelo Hotel on 24 June 2015

    March 2, 2015 • Events, Top StoriesComments Off on CIO Roadmap conference set for Michelangelo Hotel on 24 June 2015

    CIO Roadmap set to take place at the Michelangelo Hotel: JHB 24 June, 2015 On 24 June 2015, IT News Africa will bring an exquisite and highly anticipated event to the heart of Sandton. The exclusive event, Dubbed “CIO Roadmap 2015”, is set to take...

  • EnerGlobe Ltd. to host Africa’s 1st dedicated CIO Mining Summit

    February 27, 2015 • Events, Mining & Energy, Southern Africa, Top StoriesComments Off on EnerGlobe Ltd. to host Africa’s 1st dedicated CIO Mining Summit

    The CIO Mining Africa Summit will be held at the Protea Hotel Fire & Ice !, Melrose Arch, Johannesburg, on the 21st-22nd May. This landmark event will engage CIO’s, CEO’s & Ministers for the 1st time, to help educate the industry about the...

  • VMware

    VMware appoints new SVP & CIO

    February 26, 2015 • People, Top StoriesComments Off on VMware appoints new SVP & CIO

    VMware has revealed the appointment of Bask Iyer to the role of senior vice president (SVP) and chief information officer (CIO) of VMware. Iyer will lead VMware’s global information and technology organisation, a group that manages critical technology...