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Public-private partnerships hold the key to future development

By Industry Contributor 17 September 2020

Ryno Rijnsburger, Chief Technology Officer at Microsoft 4Afrika, elaborates on the critical role that public-private partnerships will play to achieve Africa’s ambitions to compete in the digital economy. FULL STORY >

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Bruce Whitfield discusses the long road to SA’s economic recovery at the VMWare Cloud Discovery Webinar

By Staff Writer 24 April 2020

Learn more about South Africa’s economic future, and the role cloud technologies can play in the recovery, at an upcoming webinar hosted by VMWare and Dell Technologies. FULL STORY >

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Hitachi Vantara Next 2019 Part 4: New cloud offerings unveiled

By Ryan Noik 18 October 2019

It wasn’t just a major announcement around data that Hitachi Vantara brought to Las Vegas last week. So too was one around that perennial topic, cloud, as the company unveiled enhanced capabilities for its cloud services. FULL STORY >

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Hitachi Vantara Next 2019 Part 3: The dark side of data and machine learning

By Ryan Noik 15 October 2019

In part 3 of our Hitachi Vantara Next 2019 coverage, an acclaimed author and techo-sociologist lays bare the dangerous potentials of data and machine learning misuse. FULL STORY >

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Hitachi Vantara Next 2019 Part 2: New products to enable the DataOps era

By Ryan Noik 14 October 2019

In Part 2 of our Hitachi Vantara Next 2019 coverage, DataOps, and a new product that enables it, is explored a bit further. FULL STORY >

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Hitachi Vantara Next 2019 Part 1: Welcome to the new data economy

By Ryan Noik 14 October 2019

Hitachi Vantara's Next conference in Las Vegas last week was rich with insights, announcements and case studies of how better data management can enhance business and change the world. Here is the first part of our coverage from... FULL STORY >

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Opinion - Digital Payments may hold the key to African economic prosperity

By Staff Writer 12 September 2019

Aida Diarra, Senior Vice President and Group Country Manager for Visa Sub Saharan Africa explains what fundamentals are missing in African SMEs - and what they can do about it. FULL STORY >

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Interview with Aruba Network’s Janice Le: A Whole New World of Work

By Ryan Noik 29 June 2018

One of the highlights to come from the Aruba Atmosphere event, held in Croatia, was the chance to sit down with Janice Le, the vice president of global marketing at Aruba and do a deep dive into the modern workplace FULL STORY >

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Gig Economy disrupts status quo, presenting an opportunity for Africa

By Press Release 29 January 2018

A ‘Gig’ is simply a task performed as a once-off freelancing job, but because the trend towards freelancing has grown so significantly, a new economy has been born: the ‘Gig Economy’. FULL STORY >

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Opinion - The sharing economy and opportunities for hoteliers

By Opinion 15 December 2017

The sharing economy can herald new opportunities for hotel businesses. Remy Rein, Senior Lecturer at Ecole hôteliere de Lausanne, explains. FULL STORY >

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Accenture and GIBS research reveals digital can reignite industrial growth

By Press Release 3 November 2017

The latest Accenture and the Gordon Institute of Business Science (GIBS) whitepaper released yesterday has revealed that although South Africa’s digital economy makes it a standout among its emerging market peers, the... FULL STORY >

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Platform economy of the future is the pathway that will drive growth and jobs across Africa

By Opinion 10 October 2017

Many companies, whether they realize it or not, have already taken steps to embed themselves into the digital ecosystems that will drive their growth in future. However, the pace of adopting new digital... FULL STORY >

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Smartphones become SA’s top business, entertainment tool

By Press Release 28 September 2016

Mobile to be the primary access, computing tool of millions, says Samsung. FULL STORY >

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Cash is on its way out – 6 ways to make sure you’re ready

By Press Release 16 August 2016

The cashless economy is almost here. Just a couple months ago, the European Central Bank suggested that the 500 Euro note will be eliminated. While the humble card is still the most favoured method of payment, digital wallet... FULL STORY >

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Weathering the economic storm: The impact of the economy on the ICT industry

By Staff Writer 17 March 2016

According to Gerhard Malan, financial director at Rectron, South Africa is in for a tough few years, if economists are to be believed. FULL STORY >

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