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The Alphabet of Being An African Content Creator

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by William Jackson, M.Ed. My Quest To Teach – #MyQuestToTeach “African’s must accept and embrace they are valuable content creators and have a voice that should be heard on a global digital scale.” William Jackson, M.Ed. 2018 [Read story...]

Why the time is ripe for wearables in the enterprise

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Ronald Ravel, Director B2B South Africa, Toshiba South Africa. The idea of integrating wearable technology into enterprise IT infrastructure is one which, while being mooted for several years now, has yet to take-off in earnest. The reasons behind p [Read story...]

Customer-centric customer service tech for SMEs

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Wynand Smit is CEO of INOVO, a leading contact centre business solutions provide. SMEs make up 40 per cent of businesses operating in South Africa, and, as many are business owners, they’re even more acutely aware of the need to provide engagement [Read story...]

The rise of the remote workforce

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Viesturs Zalaiskalns, HansaWorld South Channel Manager. With the rise of broadband technology and a global move towards the pursuit of a healthy work/life balance, the number of employees working remotely has increased exponentially over the past cou [Read story...]

SA Cloud market worth $140m and growing

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By Kerry Hope, Business Development Manager, Magic Software South Africa (image: bluecoat.com) South African enterprises are moving to the cloud. According to George Etheredge, ICT research analyst at Frost & Sullivan, the local cloud market is w [Read story...]

Top Unified Communication Trends for 2017

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Steve Harris, Managing Director SIPHON; and EVP Unified Communications for Nuvias Group. In 2017, we will see the continued and accelerated growth of cloud for Unified Communications (UC) and a cloud-based consumption model for UC services. Adoption [Read story...]

Fortifying wireless security key to a robust network

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Paul Williams Country Manager – SADC at Fortinet. Most organizations think they have their security taken care of but ironically, CIOs today are not accounting for how their network is actually accessed. A single user may be logged on through multipl [Read story...]

Digital transformation does not happen haphazardly

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Digital transformation does not happen haphazardly says Charl Ueckermann, CEO at AVeS Cyber Security. (image: Shutterstock) South African businesses, like millions worldwide are embracing digital technologies with fervor. They bring seemingly endless [Read story...]

Smarter cities are safer cities

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Gavin Holme (left), Business Head, Africa, Wipro Limited and Rudraksh Bhawalkar (right), Practice Manager, Analytics, Africa, Wipro Limited As technology evolves at exponential pace, and increasing numbers of individuals live in urban areas, the conc [Read story...]

Digital disruptors to watch in 2017

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Brian Richardson CEO of WIZZIT International. In the lurid space where financial and digital innovation intersect, disruptors are booming. They’ll continue to cause upheaval in 2017 and make their mark in a landscape that’s becoming progressively [Read story...]

Opinion: Redefining security parameters

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Craig Jones, chief information officer, Curve Group. Security remains one of the most debated and contested topics of the year. Predictions have come, and predictions have gone. Some have come true; others have been faintly amusing in their missing o [Read story...]

How IoT and Internet will merge

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Bruce Zhou, CEO at AXILSPOT The ability to connect machines, devices, sensors, and other everyday things into an intelligent network and make sense out of them, has huge promises to change everyday life. As can be expected by taking in our entire wor [Read story...]

Just how seriously should you take digitisation?

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Rick Parry, Chairman & CEO, AIGS. Today’s business environment is constantly being disrupted by new market entrants using innovative technology. There are the usual headline examples: The Uber app coordinates citizen drivers in a fleet-less tax [Read story...]

Gmail phishing: what to look out for

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Gmail phishing, the latest scam to hit the internet. (Source: Forbes) This sophisticated new Gmail phishing scam shows that the more savvy criminals are reacting to defence techniques and evolving their strategies to outpace them. The scam specifical [Read story...]

The art of app development

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Bradley Elliott, MD of Platinum Seed. The proliferation of smart phone and tablet apps has transformed the way consumers interact with brands and service providers. This presents a huge opportunity for companies to deepen their relationship with cust [Read story...]

Opinion: Data must fall? But it is Falling!

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Compared to other technologies, smartphone usage is still in relative infancy but growing as network access increases and real data prices fall. Cellphone and smartphone usage is one of South Africa’s great development success stories. Mobile telec [Read story...]

Tips for buying devices for your business

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With the market always releasing new and better devices, how do you know which one to choose? (Image source: Shutterstock.com) Devices are as fundamental to a business as a business plan. What’s great about modern devices is that they support a wid [Read story...]