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  • CEM 2019 will take place at the CTICC in Cape Town, South Africa, from 31 July 2019 to 1 August 2019. Image sourced from Twitter.

    CEM 2019 aims to set a new benchmark in the Customer Experience Battleground

    July 18, 2019 • GeneralComments Off on CEM 2019 aims to set a new benchmark in the Customer Experience Battleground

    Customer Experience Management (CEM) 2019 is said to be the largest Customer Experience Management Summit in Africa, with many companies attending the event and giving keynote presentations to press and consumers. CEM 2019 will take place between 31 July 2019...

  • The AkzoNobel Startup Challenge is now open

    Painting a brighter future with AkzoNobel

    December 6, 2018 • Southern Africa, StartupsComments Off on Painting a brighter future with AkzoNobel

    What if paint could clean the air; withstand extreme heat; reduce drag and fuel consumption; cope with conditions on Mars. AkzoNobel products already do this – now the plan is to go even further. That’s why the company is ready to stir things up...

  • ESET discovers vulnerability in a Cirque de Soleil mobile app

    KPMG launches Tax App for learnerships

    May 9, 2017 • Finance, Southern Africa, Top StoriesComments Off on KPMG launches Tax App for learnerships

    KPMG in South Africa has launched a Learnership Incentive Tax Tool (LITT), an app that provides an additional tax deduction for registered learnerships. The objectives of this tax incentive are to encourage the creation of jobs by reducing the cost of hiring...

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    Global Fintech Investment declined in 2016- KPMG report

    February 27, 2017 • Finance, General, Southern Africa, Top StoriesComments Off on Global Fintech Investment declined in 2016- KPMG report

    According to KPMG International’s The Pulse of Fintech, a quarterly report on global fintech investment, 2016 experienced a decline in the market with a 47.2% slide in fintech investment, this is after 2015’s record-setting US$46.7 billion in total global...

  • Air Mauritius partners IBM

    October 20, 2016 • Cloud Computing, Enterprise IT, Top StoriesComments Off on Air Mauritius partners IBM

    Air Mauritius has inked a five-year technology and services deal with IBM for Cloud and Analytics technologies delivered as services to fuel its long-term growth plans. The Mauritian national airline, the fourth largest in Africa, has been connecting the...

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    Get ahead of your data before IoT explodes

    December 23, 2015 • Internet of Things, Top StoriesComments Off on Get ahead of your data before IoT explodes

    For decades organisations have had machines connected to networks, for instance in mining and manufacturing as well as other sectors, which through automation continue to streamline processes and outputs. Parallel to this, we have seen significant advances in...

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    Digital skills academy to address IT skills shortfall in South Africa

    October 12, 2015 • Company News, Top StoriesComments Off on Digital skills academy to address IT skills shortfall in South Africa

    KPMG South Africa has signed an industry partner agreement with international educator Digital Skills Academy, in a move set to boost high-end practical IT skills among South African participants. Aiming to help address the local IT skills shortfall,...

  • South Africa: Healthcare Innovation Summit Causes Industry Buzz

    August 11, 2015 • Events, Healthcare, Southern Africa, Top StoriesComments Off on South Africa: Healthcare Innovation Summit Causes Industry Buzz

    Johannesburg, August 2015:  Healthcare and technology leaders will come together at the Protea Fire & Ice Hotel in Melrose Arch, Johannesburg, on the 19th of August 2015, for the African Innovator: Healthcare Innovation Summit, under the theme...

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    Investment managers must tackle data analytics and cyber-risks

    July 13, 2015 • Security, Top StoriesComments Off on Investment managers must tackle data analytics and cyber-risks

    Investment managers must successfully navigate an increasingly complex regulatory environment, if they are to capitalise on growth opportunities, according to a new report by KPMG. The latest report, Navigating Opposing Forces, reveals that on the one hand,...

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    KPMG launches App to streamline business in Africa

    February 12, 2015 • Company News, East Africa, North Africa, Southern Africa, Top Stories, West AfricaComments Off on KPMG launches App to streamline business in Africa

    KPMG Global Africa Practice has launched a new Africa Business App. According to the company, the new platform will provide businesses and investors with access to the latest Africa information about doing business across the continent. “With the KPMG...

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    Data cannot work in isolation of analytics

    August 27, 2014 • Top StoriesComments Off on Data cannot work in isolation of analytics

    The proliferation of connected devices has resulted in the exponential increase of real-time data. But data on its own means very little if proper analytics does not take place. Frank Rizzo, data and analytics leader for KPMG South Africa, discusses the...

  • Telecoms fees impact broadband and digitisation in Africa

    July 1, 2014 • Mobile and Telecoms, Top StoriesComments Off on Telecoms fees impact broadband and digitisation in Africa

    Internet penetration in Africa at 15.6 percent is about half the world average. While some may see this as cause for concern, it is not a true reflection of the level of access on the continent where individuals may not own terminals but access the internet...

  • Speakers announced for Tech Demo Africa 2014

    May 8, 2014 • Events, Top StoriesComments Off on Speakers announced for Tech Demo Africa 2014

    IT News Africa, the continent’s premier source for comprehensive news coverage of ICT in Africa, has announced the line-up of high-caliber speakers who will be attending its 3rd edition of Tech Demo Africa (TDA). David Visser, Chief Information Officer of...

  • Why Kenya’s mobile leaders are optimistic about 2014

    November 14, 2013 • East Africa, Mobile and Telecoms, Southern Africa, Top StoriesComments Off on Why Kenya’s mobile leaders are optimistic about 2014

    MEF, the global community for mobile content and commerce, today launched the first report of a three-country African Growth Market Study on mobile content and commerce. Key findings showed the optimism of Kenyan industry leaders towards mobile content and...

  • Women tweet more during World Economic Forum

    January 25, 2013 • Online & SocialComments Off on Women tweet more during World Economic Forum

    New data from KPMG International shows that women delegates are playing an increasingly prominent role in the public discussion from the World Economic Forum Annual Meeting in Davos, Switzerland.   While about 17% of WEF delegates in Davos are women, they...

  • Huawei CFO announces 2012 results

    January 21, 2013 • Top StoriesComments Off on Huawei CFO announces 2012 results

    Huawei, a leading global information and communications technology (ICT) solutions provider, has released its 2012 financial performance results. Cathy Meng, Huawei Chief Financial Officer, said the company achieved effective growth in 2012 by focusing on...