Smart cities. Is it wise to get smarter?

We are in an era of intelligent and urgent urban innovation. Our homes are connected, our streets are thriving labyrinths of interconnectivity, and our businesses are a hive of data streaming and surveillance. By Simon McCullough, major channel account manager at F5...

What are lost sales costing your business?

Using technology to manage your company’s loss rate can have a massive impact on your bottom line, writes Stephen Corrigan, MD of Palladium If you want to win at business, you need to become obsessed with your losses. It may sound a bit backwards but consider...

Big data and the office

An office able to collect data on the activities of its occupants might sound like something from Big Brother, but it’s far less scary – and far more useful – than you’d think. This is according to James Mitchell, head of business solutions at...

SynergIT helps Steyn City keep IT overheads down

Steyn City lifestyle resort has partnered with SynergIT to implement a fully independent, secure and scalable technology solution to streamline and customise the complicated network of business operations within its infrastructure. Steyn City partnered with systems...

Using data to build a Cape Town for all

The 21st century has brought a new range of urban challenges, compelling cities to become more resilient to the shocks and stresses which they face. By Craig Kesson, executive director: corporate services as well as chief data officer and chief resilience officer for...

IoT is as simple as ABC … D

There is no doubt that the Internet of Things (IoT) can solve everyday challenges using technology, and with IDC predicting there being over 20-billion connected devices by 2020, we are seeing an emergence of more IoT technology, creating even more choice. However,...