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Posts Tagged ‘SAP’

  • Huawei gears up for Cloud Africa launch in March 2019

    February 14, 2019 • Cloud Computing, Company NewsComments (0)

    In 2018, Huawei announced plans to launch its first public cloud datacentre in Africa, however there was mention of location nor exact date of the launch. In a recent statement issued by Huawei, the company confirmed the launch to happen in March 2019 and...

  • NITDA introduces 5 IT sector guidelines

    SUSE, Intel and SAP partner for IT transformation data centre

    January 18, 2019 • Company NewsComments Off on SUSE, Intel and SAP partner for IT transformation data centre

    SUSE has announced support for Intel Optane DC persistent memory with SAP HANA. Running on SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications, SAP HANA users can now take advantage of high-capacity Intel Optane DC persistent memory in the data center. Users...

  • Africa Code Week 2018 touched 2.3 mln young Africans

    Africa Code Week 2018 touched over 2 mln young Africans

    January 17, 2019 • Education, Top StoriesComments Off on Africa Code Week 2018 touched over 2 mln young Africans

    Africa Code Week (ACW) 2018 exceeded all expectations by empowering 2.3 million youth across 37 countries with digital and coding skills – compared to 1.3 million youth engaged across 35 African countries in the previous edition. According to Cathy...

  • How AI powered chatbots are unlocking business value today

    December 27, 2018 • Internet of ThingsComments Off on How AI powered chatbots are unlocking business value today

    Since the term “AI” was first coined by cognitive scientist Richard McCarthy and his team in preparation for the 1956 Dartmouth AI Conference, machines that can demonstrate human-like intelligence have been the holy grail of the artificial...

  • SAP launches data-driven sports technology in South Africa

    December 8, 2018 • Cloud Computing, GeneralComments Off on SAP launches data-driven sports technology in South Africa

    South African and African sports teams gained access to the same technology used by the German football team in their successful bid for the 2014 FIFA World Cup at the launch of SAP Sports One in Johannesburg on Friday. The launch was attended by delegates...

  • Transforming the African agribusiness sector: tech, transparency hold key to inclusive growth

    Transforming the African agribusiness sector with tech

    December 3, 2018 • General, Southern AfricaComments Off on Transforming the African agribusiness sector with tech

    According to experts, the African population is expected to double by 2050, which means that food demand on the continent is expected to at least double by then. Beyond feeding the population, the social and economic benefits induced by the increase in...

  • Neil Herbert, Director: Business Analytics at SAP Africa

    The best run never run blind: analytics lead way to ‘intelligent enterprise’

    November 7, 2018 • Enterprise ITComments Off on The best run never run blind: analytics lead way to ‘intelligent enterprise’

    The success of any modern enterprise can arguably be ascribed to its ability to make informed, accurate decisions regarding changing business paradigms in real time. From the shop floor to the top floor, teams are increasingly relying on the insights...

  • In2IT Technologies partners SAP to pave way for new, innovative product offering

    In2IT Technologies partners SAP to pave way for new, innovative product offering

    October 16, 2018 • Cloud Computing, Southern AfricaComments Off on In2IT Technologies partners SAP to pave way for new, innovative product offering

    Leading ICT services provider, In2IT Technologies, has launched SimplifyHR, a SAP Qualified Partner-Package Solution during the recent SAP Now event, at the Sandton convention Centre on the 30th to the 31st of August. SimplifyHR neatly combines SAP’s...

  • Imraan Parker, Chief Financial Officer, MWEB

    MWEB partners with SAP to deploy S/4HANA Public Cloud platform

    September 21, 2018 • Cloud Computing, Online & Social, Top StoriesComments Off on MWEB partners with SAP to deploy S/4HANA Public Cloud platform

    In a time when an economic slowdown is putting increasing pressure on businesses to maintain costs, how does a leader in the highly-competitive Internet Service Provider (ISP) sector position the organisation to deliver unprecedented value? For MWEB, it’s...

  • Cathy Smith appointed as Managing Director of SAP Africa

    The future of work in a digital world

    September 18, 2018 • GeneralComments Off on The future of work in a digital world

    The digital age, and the new technologies it’s brought with it – blockchain, artificial intelligence (AI), robotics, augmented reality and virtual reality – is seen by many as a threat to our way of life as we know it. What if my job gets...

  • SAP partners with the Social Enterprise World Forum

    September 14, 2018 • Enterprise ITComments Off on SAP partners with the Social Enterprise World Forum

    SAP SE (NYSE: SAP) and the Social Enterprise World Forum (SEWF) today announced they are entering into a three-year partnership, with SAP acting as the global technology partner for the SEWF. The organisations will work together to fulfill the SEWF’s...

  • A sea of data - but not a drop to drink

    A sea of data – but not a drop to drink

    August 24, 2018 • Southern AfricaComments Off on A sea of data – but not a drop to drink

    Life as we know it requires water to survive. While simple in composition, the H2O molecule in bulk liquid form enables the complex chemistry required for organisms from bacteria to humans to function. However, as the pace of change of our technological...

  • SAP partners with the Social Enterprise World Forum to help the social enterprise sector run better and improve peoples' lives.

    Connecting Citizens: The building blocks required for a bright digital future

    August 14, 2018 • Internet of Things, Southern AfricaComments Off on Connecting Citizens: The building blocks required for a bright digital future

    Connecting citizens enables the public sector to communicate effectively with the population, pre-empting certain events and making sure citizens are notified of critical information. But the opportunity goes further than just being able to send and receive...

  • Julie Tregurtha, Head of Database & Data Management at SAP Africa

    Hot, cool, cold: a temperature heat map for big data

    August 2, 2018 • FeaturesComments Off on Hot, cool, cold: a temperature heat map for big data

    The business world is undergoing a total transformation as new technologies enable the rapid processing and analysis of huge volumes of data in real-time, equipping business leaders with unprecedented insight into granular detail of every aspect of their...

  • SAP partners with the Social Enterprise World Forum to help the social enterprise sector run better and improve peoples' lives.

    Data fuelling the Intelligent Enterprise of the future

    July 24, 2018 • FeaturesComments Off on Data fuelling the Intelligent Enterprise of the future

    The speed of digitalisation has left organisations pondering whether their current solutions can keep up with their existing business requirements, let alone give the organisation a platform upon which to innovate. The speed of digitalization has not only...

  • Thomson Reuters partners SAP to cut cross-border transaction costs

    July 10, 2018 • Cloud ComputingComments Off on Thomson Reuters partners SAP to cut cross-border transaction costs

    Thomson Reuters announced the expansion of its strategic partnership with SAP to simplify converting cross-border transaction prices into a single currency, no matter where or when the transaction happens. The new SAP Cloud Platform-based solution, called SAP...