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  • Customer success a huge focus for SAP’s Intelligent Enterprise strategy

    INTERVIEW: Cathy Smith on gender equality in the workplace

    September 10, 2019 • Features, People, Southern Africa, Top StoriesComments Off on INTERVIEW: Cathy Smith on gender equality in the workplace

    On 27 August 2019 SAP Next-Gen, a program created by multi-national software company SAP to connect companies and develop innovative solutions and drive change that is linked to the 17 UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDG), held an event titled “The...

  • SAP Africa announces entrepreneurial development initiatives at WEF

    SAP Africa announces entrepreneurial development initiatives at WEF

    September 5, 2019 • Events, GeneralComments Off on SAP Africa announces entrepreneurial development initiatives at WEF

    Preparing our youth for the uncertain future requires new thinking around issues of education and skills development, this according to Cathy Smith, MD for SAP Africa who was speaking at this year’s WEF Africa taking place from 4 to 6 September in Cape...

  • SAP empowers five Ethiopian social enterprises

    SAP empowers five Ethiopian social enterprises

    August 28, 2019 • East Africa, GeneralComments Off on SAP empowers five Ethiopian social enterprises

    Multinational software company, SAP announced on Tuesday, 27 August 2019, that there are five social enterprises that will benefit from its 2019 Social Sabbatical to be held in Ethiopia between September and October. According to SAP, the Social Sabbatical...

  • SAP's annual Quality Awards revels in innovations all across Africa

    SAP’s annual Quality Awards revels in innovations all across Africa

    August 25, 2019 • GeneralComments Off on SAP’s annual Quality Awards revels in innovations all across Africa

    The 2019 SAP Quality Awards were held in Johannesburg on Wednesday, 21 August 2019.  The awards aim to recognise some of Africa’s most innovative public and private sector SAP customers. Nazia Pillay, Head of Active Quality Management for Africa at...

  • The road to Intelligent Enterprise is paved by S/4HANA, says Hans-Peter Fülle

    The road to Intelligent Enterprise is paved by S/4HANA, says Hans-Peter Fülle

    June 20, 2019 • Cloud ComputingComments Off on The road to Intelligent Enterprise is paved by S/4HANA, says Hans-Peter Fülle

    For business to thrive in the digital age, it needs a future-proof digital foundation that empowers it to take advantage of the latest revolutionary technologies. For a lot of businesses aiming to become intelligent enterprises, this will mean leveraging the...

  • Saphila 2019 kicks off in Sun City

    Saphila 2019 kicks off in Sun City

    June 11, 2019 • Events, General, Top StoriesComments Off on Saphila 2019 kicks off in Sun City

    Saphila, the biennial conference hosted by African SAP User Group (AFSUG), and co-hosted by SAP Africa officially kicked off at the world-class Sun City resort in South Africa. The conference themed “The intelligent enterprise” is scheduled to run from...

  • The road to Intelligent Enterprise is paved by S/4HANA, says Hans-Peter Fülle

    Saphila 2019 demo pod sponsor plans announced

    June 7, 2019 • EventsComments Off on Saphila 2019 demo pod sponsor plans announced

    The African SAP User Group (AFSUG) has released high-level details around what some of its demo pod sponsors are planning during its biennial conference for SAP users, Saphila, which takes place at Sun City on 10 and 11 June 2019. “Our demo pod area...

  • SAP announces 10 new SAP Qualtrics offerings

    SAP announces 10 new SAP Qualtrics offerings

    May 9, 2019 • Company News, Top StoriesComments Off on SAP announces 10 new SAP Qualtrics offerings

    SAP ushered in a new era in the way consumers and enterprises interact with each other. Just three months after completing its acquisition of Qualtrics, SAP has rolled out 10 new offerings that combine experience data (X-data) with operational data (O-data)...

  • Innovators unite at IoT Forum Africa 2019

    March 28, 2019 • Events, Top StoriesComments Off on Innovators unite at IoT Forum Africa 2019

    This week saw a meeting of the minds on all things internet. The Internet of Things, to be precise. IoT Forum Africa 2019 took place from 26 to 27 March at the Gallagher Convention Centre in Midrand, South Africa. Hailed as the premier African event on the...

  • Tech heavyweights behind IoT Forum Africa 2019

    March 26, 2019 • Events, Internet of Things, Top StoriesComments Off on Tech heavyweights behind IoT Forum Africa 2019

    Today marks the commencement of the 2019 IoT Forum Africa.  The event will take place from 26 to 27 March 2019 at the Gallagher Convention Centre, Johannesburg, South Africa, and will assemble upwards of 400 of what can be considered Africa’s tech...

  • IOTFA2019: SAP’s Rudeon Snell unpacks the next level of IoT value

    March 22, 2019 • Features, Internet of Things, Top StoriesComments Off on IOTFA2019: SAP’s Rudeon Snell unpacks the next level of IoT value

    Everyone agrees that technology and the Internet of Things (IoT) has transformed the way we live our lives. In the future, anything that can be connected will be and every machine will be connected with the aim to improve lives and positively impact...

  • Digital education boost for South Africa’s poorest pupils

    March 17, 2019 • EducationComments Off on Digital education boost for South Africa’s poorest pupils

    In a boost for South Africa’s ailing education system, business heavyweights are backing a plan to place a fully resourced e-learning tablet in the hands of one million of the poorest pupils within the next five years. Already MTN, Oxford University Press,...

  • Nokia and UNICEF launch partnership to boost digital literacy in primary schools in Kenya

    Fundanii, Google and SAP bring digital storytelling to life

    March 5, 2019 • Education, Startups, Top StoriesComments Off on Fundanii, Google and SAP bring digital storytelling to life

    Fundanii is a digital learning outreach program that was established by Sinovuyo Apleni and Luthando Gubevu in 2016. Based near East London in South Africa’s second-most populous township, Mdantsane. The company aims to educate pupils in surrounding...

  • SAP joins IOT Forum Africa 2019 as Platinum Sponsor

    March 5, 2019 • Events, Internet of Things, Top StoriesComments Off on SAP joins IOT Forum Africa 2019 as Platinum Sponsor

    SAP has come on-board as a Platinum Sponsor of the third annual IoT Forum Africa 2019, which is set to take place on 26 & 27 March 2019 at the Gallagher Convention Centre, Midrand Johannesburg, South Africa. The highly anticipated conference is targeted...

  • Google Cloud and SAP launch sustainability contest for startups

    March 1, 2019 • Education, StartupsComments Off on Google Cloud and SAP launch sustainability contest for startups

    As digital transformation grows at an astronomical rate, Google Cloud and SAP have partnered to launch global sustainability contest for social entrepreneurs that have revenue-generating ideas that use data analytics and machine learning. According to the...

  • IT News Africa: Most Read Articles of the week

    February 24, 2019 • General, Top StoriesComments Off on IT News Africa: Most Read Articles of the week

    From new innovations and digital transformation, growing economies to emerging startups, this week was yet again filled with exciting technology developments. South Africans generated more than 100 000 search queries for “Budget speech 2019” as Minister...