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  • Technology is a key driver of the modern employee experience

    Majority of digital workplace initiatives will fail to establish new ways of working

    May 2, 2019 • GeneralComments Off on Majority of digital workplace initiatives will fail to establish new ways of working

    Gartner has revealed that by 2021 only one-quarter of midsize and large organisations will successfully target new ways of working in 80 per cent of their initiatives. Gartner says that new ways of working include distributed decision making, virtual and...

  • Robotic process automation to reach $1.3 billion in 2019

    AI will take over 80 per cent of today’s Project Management tasks-Gartner

    March 21, 2019 • Artificial Intelligence, Top StoriesComments Off on AI will take over 80 per cent of today’s Project Management tasks-Gartner

    By 2030, 80 per cent of the work of today’s project management (PM) discipline will be eliminated as artificial intelligence (AI) takes on traditional PM functions such as data collection, tracking and reporting, according to Gartner, Inc. “AI is...

  • Skills and tech impacting South Africa's digital marketing performance

    Poor customer experiences will destroy 30% of digital business projects – Gartner

    March 12, 2019 • GeneralComments Off on Poor customer experiences will destroy 30% of digital business projects – Gartner

    Gartner predicts that, by 2020, poor customer experiences will destroy 30% of digital business projects. Will yours be one of them? What does it mean to be customer-centric? Customer-centric organisations understand the unique problems and expectations of...

  • Don't let fraud naivety sink your digital business

    Don’t let fraud naivety sink your digital business

    December 22, 2018 • SecurityComments Off on Don’t let fraud naivety sink your digital business

    The success of the recent Black Friday and Cyber Monday weekend is testament to the opportunity offered by digital commerce. But local entrepreneurs should not underestimate the threat of online fraud, which has the potential to ruin an unsuspecting business....

  • Top 10 personal technologies to support digital business

    Top 10 personal technologies to support digital business

    December 14, 2018 • Lists, Top StoriesComments Off on Top 10 personal technologies to support digital business

    The idea of an assistant that can schedule meetings and arrange a calendar, order lunch and remind you that you need to leave the office before 4:30 on Thursday to make it across the city to dinner with colleagues doesn’t seem too extraordinary–until you...

  • Continuing on the path toward digital peace

    Service providers need to embrace digital business touch points – Gartner

    November 27, 2018 • Cloud Computing, SecurityComments Off on Service providers need to embrace digital business touch points – Gartner

    Digital business initiatives are forcing infrastructure service providers to expand their offerings beyond edge computing technologies in order to deliver digital touchpoint services, according to Gartner, Inc. A digital touchpoint can be any kind of...

  • IT Spending in EMEA to total $973 Billion in 2019 – Gartner

    November 9, 2018 • FinanceComments Off on IT Spending in EMEA to total $973 Billion in 2019 – Gartner

    IT spending in EMEA is projected to total $973 billion in 2019, an increase of 2 per cent from the estimated spending of $954 billion in 2018, according to the latest forecast by Gartner, Inc. “2018 is not a good year for IT spending in EMEA,”...

  • Nutanix extends beam to the enterprise private cloud

    Enabling partners to make more money

    October 23, 2018 • Cloud ComputingComments Off on Enabling partners to make more money

    There’s no doubt that, to progress their digital transformation, enterprises are going to need to deploy multi-cloud environments. According to research by Dell EMC, companies that aggressively adopt hybrid cloud are three times more likely than...

  • Tomas Nielsen, research director at Gartner.

    CIOs in Africa play a central role in defining new business models

    September 19, 2018 • GeneralComments Off on CIOs in Africa play a central role in defining new business models

    Digital business is maturing and forcing organisations to change their business models and look to IT to help. Half of the CIOs in Africa said their organisation has changed or is in the process of changing their business models, and the CIO will have a...

  • Technology is a key driver of the modern employee experience

    CEO priorities shifting to embrace digital business says Gartner

    May 2, 2018 • General, Top StoriesComments Off on CEO priorities shifting to embrace digital business says Gartner

    A recent survey by Gartner has shown that growth tops the list of CEO top business priorities in 2018 and 2019. The survey also found that as simple, implemental growth becomes harder to achieve, CEOs are concentrating on changing and upgrading the structure...

  • Big Data: Convenient and Controversial

    Benefiting from an Information Landscape Audit

    March 13, 2018 • GeneralComments Off on Benefiting from an Information Landscape Audit

    The explosive growth of big data means companies can gain greater insights across the entire organisation. Thanks to the real-time nature of the digital world, decision-makers can more dynamically react to market conditions than in the past. A vital tool,...

  • Digitally-driven education is vital to South Africa's future

    Gig economy disrupts status quo, presenting an opportunity for Africa

    January 29, 2018 • Top StoriesComments Off on Gig economy disrupts status quo, presenting an opportunity for Africa

    Freelancing has found a new name in the digital era. A ‘Gig’ is simply a task performed as a once-off freelancing job, but because the trend towards freelancing has grown so significantly, a new economy has been born: the ‘Gig Economy’....

  • Wi-Fi to be seen as a “utility” in 2018 says Ruckus

    Wi-Fi to be seen as a “utility” in 2018 says Ruckus

    December 27, 2017 • General, Top StoriesComments Off on Wi-Fi to be seen as a “utility” in 2018 says Ruckus

    According to Gartner, artificial intelligence, immersive experiences, digital twins, event-thinking and continuous adaptive security, create a foundation for the next generation of digital business models and ecosystems will be the top strategic trends for...

  • Data: The business risk of the future

    True digital enlightenment lies in data

    December 27, 2017 • FeaturesComments Off on True digital enlightenment lies in data

    The start of a year inevitably brings discussions around upcoming trends – with people debating what businesses should be taking on board to remain relevant. This is especially true within the technology space, as businesses continue to move towards...

  • Top 10 personal technologies to support digital business

    Digital transformation: A theory of change that frequently changes

    November 6, 2017 • Digital Transformation, General, Southern Africa, Top StoriesComments Off on Digital transformation: A theory of change that frequently changes

    The development sector could learn a lot from the approaches being used in instructive digital organisations. The digital approach promotes the idea that organisations can and will thrive by understanding their customers, being data driven, and using...

  • 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...