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  • Modern business happens on digital platforms

    Modern business happens on digital platforms

    April 8, 2019 • Cloud ComputingComments Off on Modern business happens on digital platforms

    For many the platform is still a foreign idea and some even consider it a temporary change. But once you wrap your head around the proposition, it is very clear that the futures of commerce and customer interactions are entirely anchored to this exciting way...

  • Samsung selects VIAVI for 5G network test eqipment

    5G set to lead new network paradigms

    November 14, 2018 • Mobile and TelecomsComments Off on 5G set to lead new network paradigms

    Africa faces a predicament when it comes to expansion of telecom network in the continent. It remains one of the most under-penetrated regions in the world with even the basic 2G network yet to reach over 110 million people (as per GSMA report) in the...

  • Nigeria: Publiseer to take part in the Next 100 African startups Initiative

    Nigeria: Publiseer to take part in the Next 100 African startups Initiative

    November 2, 2018 • Online & Social, Top Stories, West AfricaComments Off on Nigeria: Publiseer to take part in the Next 100 African startups Initiative

    The International Finance Corporation (IFC) and the Egyptian Ministry of Investment and International Cooperation (MIIC) have selected Nigeria’s digital content distribution startup, Publiseer, to be part of the Next 100 African Startups Initiative....

  • FNB delivers another 1st in Africa with SnapChat

    FNB delivers another 1st in Africa with SnapChat

    October 25, 2018 • Finance, Online & SocialComments Off on FNB delivers another 1st in Africa with SnapChat

    FNB became the first brand in Africa to launch a branded SnapChat lens, and the first financial institution in South Africa to use Snapchat filters, as an interactive social media experience to drive brand engagement amongst millenials. Since the phased...

  • We need to educate users not just protect the business

    We need to educate users not just protect the business

    April 11, 2018 • SecurityComments Off on We need to educate users not just protect the business

    Cybercrime has overtaken all other types of crime as humans have embraced digital technology without really understanding it. Now, as digital, mobile and social technology becomes an integral part of our personal and work lives, the score has changed –...

  • Connectivity is key

    Connectivity is key

    February 28, 2018 • GeneralComments Off on Connectivity is key

    The increased adoption of new and evolving digital technologies will continue to transform the way businesses innovate their operating models, digitise their product and services portfolios and engage with stakeholders. A Microsoft study conducted in the...

  • How IoT can transform customer experience this festive season

    Black Friday and Cyber Monday could boost South Africa’s e-Commerce

    November 21, 2017 • Retail, Southern Africa, Top StoriesComments Off on Black Friday and Cyber Monday could boost South Africa’s e-Commerce

    As South African consumers and retailers prepare for the shopping spree associated with the international trend of Black Friday and Cyber Monday, the real achievement for the country will be the expected improvement in the adoption of e-Commerce. Dr Christoph...

  • Digital platforms crucial for SME funding

    Digital platforms crucial for SME funding

    November 15, 2017 • Southern Africa, Startups, Top StoriesComments Off on Digital platforms crucial for SME funding

    The efficient use of digital platforms is crucial in enabling convenient access to funding for South Africa’s small and medium enterprises (SMEs). This is according to Mike Vacy-Lyle, CEO of FNB Business, who says a pragmatic approach that prioritises the...

  • Connectivity is key

    Medicine beyond boarders: Telemedicine in South Africa

    September 28, 2017 • East Africa, Healthcare, North Africa, Southern Africa, Top Stories, West AfricaComments Off on Medicine beyond boarders: Telemedicine in South Africa

    Telemedicine, a term which literally means “healing at a distance”, speaks to the use of technology to overcome geographical barriers, and increase access to health care services. This is particularly beneficial for extending medical services to...

  • Digital education promises to be a game-changer

    South African teachers trained to develop digital personas

    September 20, 2017 • Education, Southern Africa, Top StoriesComments Off on South African teachers trained to develop digital personas

    South Africa’s Wireless Application Service Providers’ Association (WASPA) recently helped equip a group of local teachers with the skills they needed to create, safeguard and develop their digital personas. A digital persona is the personality one...

  • Why Software Development is an Extension of the Future-Proof Enterprise

    April 28, 2017 • GeneralComments Off on Why Software Development is an Extension of the Future-Proof Enterprise

    Within every business and across every sector worldwide, innovation and disruption are now the primary challenges that leaders face. New technology trends and digital platforms emerge every year, and only the agile and responsive are able to truly thrive in...