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  • The top 5 customer experience trends for 2019

    January 9, 2019 • RetailComments Off on The top 5 customer experience trends for 2019

    2018 has indeed been a tough year for South African businesses. Many organisations have faced closing their doors or reinventing themselves in order to remain in business. Now more than ever, companies need to differentiate themselves, and the most viable way...

  • Mark Zuckerberg unveils 2019 tech forums

    January 9, 2019 • Online & Social, Top StoriesComments Off on Mark Zuckerberg unveils 2019 tech forums

    On Tuesday, 8 January 2019, Facebook Chief Executive, Mark Zuckerberg unveiled a host of public forums on how technology can better serve society. According to a blogpost, Zuckerberg says he will host a discussion every few weeks — some with tech leaders...

  • How a team of data scientists can make a difference to your bottom line

    How a team of data scientists can make a difference to your bottom line

    January 4, 2019 • FeaturesComments Off on How a team of data scientists can make a difference to your bottom line

    In today’s digital world of cloud, mobility, analytics and data, the focus for both business and consumers is to find answers to their problems. Just building a solution or buying devices and applications, without coming up with an answer, in the...

  • France set to tax digital giants in 2019

    January 2, 2019 • Company News, Online & SocialComments Off on France set to tax digital giants in 2019

    France will push ahead with its own tax on large internet and technology GAFA companies (Google, Apple, Facebook and Amazon) from January 1, Finance Minister Bruno Le Maire said on Monday, as the European Union struggles to finalise a new EU-wide levy. While...

  • The culture of data – knowing, rather than just storing

    December 27, 2018 • Cloud ComputingComments Off on The culture of data – knowing, rather than just storing

    Over the past few years, it’s become a habit for organisations to collect and retain as much data as possible. The idea is a simple one: the more data you have, the more value you can get out of it (oh, and it might be useful in the future). However,...

  • How technology is tourism industry

    Gemalto and GlobalmatiX partner to bring IoT automotive telematics

    December 18, 2018 • Company News, Internet of ThingsComments Off on Gemalto and GlobalmatiX partner to bring IoT automotive telematics

    IoT telematics solutions, Gemalto and GlobalmatiX, have partnered up to deliver an innovative solution that excelled in the grueling Porsche GT4 Cup championship race. The Gemalto Cinterion LTE Cat. 1 IoT Module and a Gemalto eSIM delivered secure,...

  • A Data Centre on Wheels – Where Is It Taking Us?

    A Data Centre on Wheels – Where Is It Taking Us?

    December 18, 2018 • Enterprise ITComments Off on A Data Centre on Wheels – Where Is It Taking Us?

    Driverless vehicles are on the road now. It’s a big news story. Getting the cars to behave with their human-driven peers has taken a tremendous amount of work. Getting them to avoid collisions is still a work in progress. When you dig into what’s making...

  • IoT.nxt CEO nominated for IT Personality of the Year

    South African tech firm adds Microsoft Gold cloud platform status

    December 14, 2018 • Internet of Things, StartupsComments Off on South African tech firm adds Microsoft Gold cloud platform status

    South African innovators in Internet of Things technology, IoT.nxt, added Microsoft Gold Partner status for Cloud Platform to its competencies this month, its second such competency after it was recognised as a Gold Partner for Data Platform in 2017....

  • Choosing the right business management system could be trickyill be smart

    Future business solutions will be smart

    December 13, 2018 • Enterprise ITComments Off on Future business solutions will be smart

    Over the decades, ERP (enterprise resource planning) applications have changed in many ways, yet all that pales to what it’s experiencing today. But what will ERPs look like in 2025? Forget the old, stoic and immovable ERP, future ERPs will be dynamic,...

  • SAP launches data-driven sports technology in South Africa

    December 8, 2018 • Cloud Computing, GeneralComments Off on SAP launches data-driven sports technology in South Africa

    South African and African sports teams gained access to the same technology used by the German football team in their successful bid for the 2014 FIFA World Cup at the launch of SAP Sports One in Johannesburg on Friday. The launch was attended by delegates...

  • Top 5 IT trends that will redefine businesses in 2019

    Five ways the technology landscape will change in 2019

    December 7, 2018 • Cloud Computing, GeneralComments Off on Five ways the technology landscape will change in 2019

    Until now, our industry has spoken about innovative technologies somewhat theoretically, without providing a clear picture of how these powerful new innovations will be used. This has left people without a solid understanding of how they will ultimately...

  • Frogfoot rolls out free fibre to schools

    Getting to grips with ‘Silent Cyber’

    December 4, 2018 • Security, Top StoriesComments Off on Getting to grips with ‘Silent Cyber’

    As cyber risk becomes more ubiquitous, costing the globe up to R8.6 trillion a year – attacks such as NotPetya and WannaCry remind us that digital world risks are moving into the physical world with crippling business interruption, legal fees and massive...

  • Quora network breach affects 100 million users

    Quora network breach affects 100 million users

    December 4, 2018 • Security, Top StoriesComments Off on Quora network breach affects 100 million users

    Quora.com, a question and answer website, is the latest on a long list of companies to suffer a massive data breach. The network breach affected the personal data of about 100 million users. Information that was compromised included things like names, email...

  • Byron Clatterbuck, CEO of SEACOM

    What 2019 has in store for South Africa’s ICT space

    December 3, 2018 • FinanceComments Off on What 2019 has in store for South Africa’s ICT space

    South Africa’s 2018 Q2 and Q3 negative economic growth means that the country’s economy is in a technical recession. And while Business Services is one sphere showing growth (of 1.9%, along with Finance and Real Estate), this does not mean that the ICT...

  • Google rolls out telecom service Fi to iPhones

    November 30, 2018 • Mobile and TelecomsComments Off on Google rolls out telecom service Fi to iPhones

    On Wednesday, November 28, Google announced that it was expanding its “virtual” telecommunication service that was limited to select Android-powered smartphones to a wider range of devices, including iPhones. Rebranded “Google Fi” provider...

  • Facebook’s growing momentum in Africa (Infographic)

    Facebook launches independent body for content policy

    November 17, 2018 • Online & Social, Top StoriesComments Off on Facebook launches independent body for content policy

    Over the past couple of months, social networking service Facebook has come under scrutiny over data privacy and security measures. At a recent media briefing held on Thursday, 15 November, Facebook reported that it has ramped up its ability to quickly detect...