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Posts Tagged ‘digital age’

  • Top 10 personal technologies to support digital business

    Open solutions for a digital age

    March 5, 2018 • GeneralComments Off on Open solutions for a digital age

    As with any technological development, views towards open source have evolved. The connected environment of today requires a significant shift in how this is approached, resulting in the emergence of an open solutions ethos. But what does this entail for the...

  • The path to Business Agility in 2018

    The path to Business Agility in 2018

    February 12, 2018 • GeneralComments Off on The path to Business Agility in 2018

    The fast-paced modern world is driven by technology, and as customers become more tech savvy, so too must organisations. But some are oblivious to the shifting landscape, or simply not interested in embracing it. It’s a risk either way, as being competitive...

  • Superbalist adopts new technologies to speed up browsing

    Cross-Border e-Commerce presents new business opportunities

    January 16, 2018 • Finance, Top StoriesComments Off on Cross-Border e-Commerce presents new business opportunities

    e-Commerce has changed the way the world conducts business, and the rise in technology has made it easier to interact with customers quickly and across borders. With economies becoming more interconnected, companies large and small are now able to access...

  • The expedient rise of a cashless society and how this is disrupting banking

    The expedient rise of a cashless society and how this is disrupting banking

    December 28, 2017 • FinanceComments Off on The expedient rise of a cashless society and how this is disrupting banking

    The evolution in payment systems has changed from trading with physical commodities like shells, gold and livestock; to fiat money like paper notes and credit cards that in itself, has no intrinsic value. Money has taken many forms – driven by the...

  • 34 percent of South African organisations are ready to comply with POPI Act

    POPI regulation to change the face of data analytics

    December 12, 2017 • Southern AfricaComments Off on POPI regulation to change the face of data analytics

    In South Africa, the Protection of Personal Information Act (POPI) – promulgated on 23 November 2013; will come into effect next year. While in Europe, the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) entered law in May. The grace period for POPI is expected...

  • Mobile app launched to track Africa’s pro cycling team

    November 30, 2017 • Online & Social, Top StoriesComments Off on Mobile app launched to track Africa’s pro cycling team

    Dimension Data, has launched a health and wellness mobile app at the annual training camp of Africa’s professional cycling team, Team Dimension Data for Qhubeka. The app, Pila, which means ‘to live’ in Nguni, was custom designed to Team Dimension...

  • Multi-cloud business models will shape the future

    Rectron adds Microsoft CSP to cloud portfolio

    November 10, 2017 • Cloud Computing, Company News, Southern AfricaComments Off on Rectron adds Microsoft CSP to cloud portfolio

    Rectron, a South Africa distributor of IT products, has announced the addition of Microsoft’s Cloud Solution Provider (CSP) programme to its portfolio, enabling clients to drive their Microsoft cloud business. “In a business environment where companies,...

  • Technology is a key driver of the modern employee experience

    Is your digital strategy thriving in your workspace?

    October 13, 2017 • General, Southern AfricaComments Off on Is your digital strategy thriving in your workspace?

    Gone are the days when the workplace merely provided a physical space that employees occupy during regular office hours. Today’s always connected, instant access environment has blurred the lines between the physical office and the place where work...

  • Wi-Fi access

    Reliable Wi-Fi access made possible with Ruckus

    September 27, 2017 • Sponsored, Top StoriesComments Off on Reliable Wi-Fi access made possible with Ruckus

    Getting a decent Wi-Fi connection in a crowded outdoor space can prove to be a challenge. Because we are now able to work at almost any location or environment, the demand for connectivity wherever we are is high, and the expectation is that whatever...

  • Prioritise keeping your bitcoin safe, secure, and available

    Addressing the risks of data loss

    September 13, 2017 • FeaturesComments Off on Addressing the risks of data loss

    Every organisation understands the value of having always-on access to its mission-critical data. In fact, data has become the currency driving the digital business landscape, without which, an enterprise loses its relevancy. But how does a decision-maker...

  • Multi-cloud business models will shape the future

    The importance of future proofing ICT strategies

    September 1, 2017 • Cloud Computing, General, Southern Africa, Top StoriesComments Off on The importance of future proofing ICT strategies

    As both local and global markets face constant and intricate business changes, relevant, reliable and secure Information Communication Technology (ICT) has become not only a dire need but also a prerequisite for success. To deliver an effective ICT strategy,...

  • 5G - Are we there yet?

    Can IoT propel the insurance sector into the future

    August 31, 2017 • Internet of Things, Top StoriesComments Off on Can IoT propel the insurance sector into the future

    We are in the midst of a digital revolution that is fundamentally changing the way we do business, the way businesses operate, and how they interact with both customers and competitors. The world is gradually moving online in its entirety, one device – one...

  • 5 things not to miss when mapping your transformation journey

    Putting Agility into South Africa’s Digital Transformation

    June 13, 2017 • Digital Transformation, General, Southern AfricaComments Off on Putting Agility into South Africa’s Digital Transformation

    Traditionally, agility was not usually a word readily associated with Africa’s technology market: the continent was seen as lagging far behind others in adopting new solutions. Today however, the drive for mobile solutions and digital transformation,...

  • Technology advancements changing the face of tourism

    March 23, 2017 • Online & Social, Top StoriesComments Off on Technology advancements changing the face of tourism

    The ease of technology has completely revolutionized the tourism industry. One no longer needs to go any further than their smartphone to plan and book a complete holiday. Wiza Nyondo, Head of Tourism at FNB Business says “technology has made the...

  • PoPI requires effective data management structures

    Availability, trust and security trends for African businesses in 2017

    February 3, 2017 • Cloud Computing, Southern AfricaComments Off on Availability, trust and security trends for African businesses in 2017

    A look at the evolution of data availability and associated issues that have the potential to transform ordinary businesses, power new business models, enable innovation, and deliver greater value. Take a look below at our 2017 IT Trends for South Africa....