Selecting a business management (ERP) system is a decision that will affect any business for many years. Most products offer the same or similar features and it could be extremely confusing to decide what features are important or not. This is according to...
Since the term “AI” was first coined by cognitive scientist Richard McCarthy and his team in preparation for the 1956 Dartmouth AI Conference, machines that can demonstrate human-like intelligence have been the holy grail of the artificial...
November 7, 2018 •
Enterprise IT •
Neo Sesinye •
Comments Off on The best run never run blind: analytics lead way to ‘intelligent enterprise’
The success of any modern enterprise can arguably be ascribed to its ability to make informed, accurate decisions regarding changing business paradigms in real time. From the shop floor to the top floor, teams are increasingly relying on the insights...
August 22, 2017 •
Online & Social •
Comments Off on Opinion: What is Google’s impact on the hospitality sector?
Google, whose mantra used to be ‘Don’t be evil’ (until it dropped it for the motto ‘Do the right thing’), is almost omnipresent in our lives these days. We use it for all sorts of online searches, whether it’s trying to access arcane information...
March 30, 2017 •
Comments Off on The next wave of technology is finding its way to the classroom
Imagine you are a high school learner struggling with the textbook in front of you. You point your smartphone and ta-da – a video pops up on screen. Sound too good to be true? This type of technology – called augmented reality as it digitally...
March 24, 2017 •
Comments Off on BI Today – Powerful and Accessible, Backed by Control
Over the years, business intelligence (BI) has helped tens of thousands of enterprises gain a better understanding of the gaps and opportunities in their markets and organisational make-up. Nevertheless, it has been slow to permeate throughout organisations....
SAP SE has announced future integrated digital enterprise technologies that are intended to transform the relationships companies have with their customers. SAP plans to unleash a powerful portfolio of SAP hybris tools that are envisioned to enable...
September 12, 2012 •
Comments Off on The Benefits of a CRM Programme
In the face of shrinking pipelines and declines in profitability, the uptake of customer care tools is consistently increasing. Managing multiple channels of communication such as Email, faxes, SMSs and voice recognition software could however be tricky. ...
October 5, 2011 •
Top Stories •
Comments Off on HP, SAP accelerate cloud based services
HP and SAP AG today announced an agreement for HP Enterprise Services to provide cloud-based delivery of SAP applications that enable enterprises to deploy applications in a scalable and affordable manner. The combination of these solutions will empower...
September 8, 2011 •
Comments Off on SMS messaging vs. instant messaging
While a cat has nine lives, it seems that SMS has an infinite number of lives. So while the rise in mobile instant messaging (MIM) has been heralded as its end, a closer look shows that this rather increases SMS’s value in the corporate space. It was...
July 12, 2011 •
Top Stories •
Comments Off on Accenture: Prepare for Digitial Realities
According to the 2011 Accenture Global Media and Entertainment survey, 91% of senior executives of media and entertainment companies admit that they are not taking full advantage of customer data that can deliver customised content, leaving them ill-prepared...
Seven Seas Technologies (SST), a Kenyan integrated information technology services provider, has set up shop in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. “Across Kenya, Uganda, Rwanda and now Ethiopia, we are making a mark as the fastest growing indigenous-owned IT services...
July 8, 2011 •
Top Stories •
Comments Off on iSPartners joins global President’s Club
Doug Kennedy, vice president for Dynamics Partners within Microsoft, has announced that iSPartners has been named to the 2011 President’s Club for Microsoft Dynamics. iSPartners is part of a group of high performing Microsoft Dynamics partners whose...
November 17, 2010 •
Comments Off on Fix your gutters before looking at the clouds
The recent media is abuzz with Cloud Computing in all its forms and permutations. And it has become apparent that, to some degree, each and every one of us will sooner or later be faced with the decision of what cloud services to use, and when to adopt this...
June 12, 2009 •
Enterprise IT •
Comments Off on POS must function alongside your business operation
Keith Fenner, Vice President: Strategic Sales, Softline Accpac, says that inventory management, timeliness of information and providing superior customer service are amongst the top challenges in retail today...
THE African leg of the SAP SME World Tour, drew to a conclusion in Johannesburg yesterday with more than 350 partners and customers attending the roadshow intended to demonstrate SAP’s capabilities in this market space...