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Posts Tagged ‘digital disruption’

  • How to improve technology in Africa

    Africa Tech Week to give insights on Industry 4.0

    January 30, 2019 • Events, StartupsComments Off on Africa Tech Week to give insights on Industry 4.0

    The city of Cape Town, in partnership with the department of science and technology (DST), is set to host the inaugural Africa Tech Week which will introduce African small businesses to digital solutions and future business strategies and development. The...

  • Digital disruption transforms insurance

    Digital disruption transforms insurance

    January 18, 2019 • Artificial Intelligence, Finance, Southern AfricaComments Off on Digital disruption transforms insurance

    According to Shingie Maramba, Business Development Manager at SilverBridge, South African insurers must embrace digital disruption and the associated technologies to remain competitive and provide customers with a more immersive experience. “Even though...

  • The impact of digital disruption on ICT companies

    The impact of digital disruption on ICT companies

    November 6, 2018 • GeneralComments Off on The impact of digital disruption on ICT companies

    As a technology company, we spend a vast amount of our energy on advising our clients, in various sectors, on the ways that they can smartly adopt new technologies, business models and mindsets in order to survive the onslaught of digital disruption. It seems...

  • The Future of Making Things: Building South Africa's bionic blueprint

    The Future of Making Things: Building South Africa’s bionic blueprint

    October 24, 2018 • GeneralComments Off on The Future of Making Things: Building South Africa’s bionic blueprint

    The explosion of technological advances has resulted in a fundamental shift and transformation of the human experience through new-age design. Almost everything we experience, from jet engines to life-like movie monsters, was made by man or machine. And...

  • Vodacom uses tech to help digitise the retail and logistics business

    Vodacom uses tech to help digitise the retail and logistics business

    October 11, 2018 • RetailComments Off on Vodacom uses tech to help digitise the retail and logistics business

    As an active and key player in digital transformation, Vodacom hosted its partners to a retail & logistics vertical engagement. Among other topic discussion aspects, the vertical engagements touched on the fundamentals of securing the future success of...

  • The impact of digital disruption on ICT companies

    The impact of digital disruption on ICT companies

    May 22, 2018 • GeneralComments Off on The impact of digital disruption on ICT companies

    Technology companies spend a vast amount of their energy on advising clients, in various sectors, on the ways that they can smartly adopt new technologies, business models and mindsets in order to survive the onslaught of digital disruption. It seems that...

  • Multi-cloud business models will shape the future

    2018 IT Trends for South Africa

    January 25, 2018 • General, Southern AfricaComments Off on 2018 IT Trends for South Africa

    Every year sees the introduction and predictions of new and emerging technology trends for the coming year. This year is no different. From the creation of Artificial Intelligence (AI) foundations which will undoubtedly impact global business, to intelligent...

  • Multi-cloud business models will shape the future

    It’s time to meet digital disruption head-on

    January 17, 2018 • GeneralComments Off on It’s time to meet digital disruption head-on

    Digital disruption is the current buzzword in the IT industry, but what does it really mean? It could be described as a transformation that is caused by emerging digital technologies and business models. These innovative new technologies and models impact on...

  • Banks that are not ready for digital disruption will struggle

    Banks that are not ready for digital disruption will struggle

    November 29, 2017 • Finance, General, Top StoriesComments Off on Banks that are not ready for digital disruption will struggle

    The banking industry continues to experience disruption – by new players, new opportunities and new risks – influenced by a number of forces including Application Programming Interfaces (APIs). Although some financial institutions such as Citi are using...

  • Focus on the challenges, not the technology

    How digital disruption is shaping Africa

    September 19, 2017 • East Africa, North Africa, Southern Africa, West AfricaComments Off on How digital disruption is shaping Africa

    Some of the foremost challenges and drivers that African and global businesses face today when it comes to digital disruption are practically universal. On a global scale, these hurdles include efficiency, sustainability, regulations, customer intimacy and...

  • Interview: LeadHome, CTO John Murray speaks about tech disruption in real estate

    July 20, 2017 • Southern Africa, Top StoriesComments Off on Interview: LeadHome, CTO John Murray speaks about tech disruption in real estate

    South African human/tech hybrid estate agency, Leadhome, was launched two years ago and helps homeowners with buying and selling property. The modern estate agency provides solutions using technology in a bid to simplify estate agency processes. Earlier this...

  • Industrial, manufacturing, security, dev ops, productivity, profit, opinion

    Financial organisations need security solutions

    June 13, 2017 • SecurityComments Off on Financial organisations need security solutions

    Financial institutions are typically large, complex entities. They have one key requirement when it comes to security – the solutions they select have to last the distance. This means they need to be able to evolve rapidly, integrate easily with other...

  • The Uber Era: Using Cloud Solutions to Avoid Disruption

    May 13, 2016 • Cloud Computing, Top StoriesComments Off on The Uber Era: Using Cloud Solutions to Avoid Disruption

    The advent of the ‘Uber era’ has traditional businesses running scared. While business disruption isn’t new, the world is now seeing a perfect storm of accelerated technology innovation and rapidly changing consumer expectations that’s bringing...

  • Avelacom extends ultra low latency connectivity to South African capital markets

    IT needs to transform globally

    April 20, 2016 • Enterprise IT, Top StoriesComments Off on IT needs to transform globally

    Technology is driving change at a rapid rate and business leaders, globally and within Africa, are constantly being warned about digital disruption and how technology is changing the world. However, there is an enormous opportunity for organisations that are...

  • GIBS

    GIBS to create digital awareness among business leaders

    January 23, 2015 • Company News, Southern Africa, Top StoriesComments Off on GIBS to create digital awareness among business leaders

    The University of Pretoria’s Gordon Institute of Business Science (GIBS) and Dimension Data revealed the formation of the Dimension Data Programme in Digital Disruption, which will be funded by Dimension Data through a sponsorship endowment to GIBS. The...