Digital transformation the way of the future

In recent years, we have seen more and more businesses giving serious thoughts to replacing their core IT systems. Many have been avoiding the issue for decades by investing in quick fixes, narrow point solutions, and homegrown workarounds. A large and growing number...

A future with more efficient and successful cities

While smart cities have held a great deal of promise for many years, they are only beginning to come to fruition now. This is due to the fact that we now have the network connectivity and the backend storage and compute infrastructure to unleash their full potential....

How IoT enables frictionless, automatic services

For the past couple of years, we’ve been hearing about the wondrous possibilities of the Internet of Things (IoT): vast networks of sensors and connected devices that stream information to us and help us to better control the world around us. By Reinhardt van...

The big six of smart cities

The term smart city is not a new one and, while some examples already exist on the African continent, it is not as widespread as it should be. Urbanisation, economic, social and environmental sustainability requirements are putting increasing pressure on cities’...

Adversity drives innovation in agriculture

The United Nation’s 2018 Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC) partnership forum has issued a global call to action for private businesses and investors to invest in sustainable business models aligned with the United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals...

The smart hotel of the future

Hospitality organisations can leverage and secure IoT to create guest experiences that are just like home, writes Pieter Engelbrecht, business unit manager for HPE Aruba. Regardless of the size or type of property, every hotel operator that wants to remain competitive...