Hybrid shopping, AI help meet shifting consumer preferences

Hybrid shopping – mixing physical and digital channels in shopping journeys – is on the rise as shopping habits consumers adopted out of necessity during the Covid-19 pandemic are becoming routine. This is among the findings of a global study, “Consumers want it all”,...

SA workers communicate better when they work remotely

Most South African employees (73%) don't feel isolated while working remotely - in fact, a massive 44% of remote workers manage to communicate even better with their colleagues this way. However, while the extensive use of non-corporate communication services enables...

Climate failure, social crises top global risks for 2022

Climate risks dominate global concerns as the world enters the third year of the pandemic. According to the Global Risks Report 2022, while the top long-term risks relate to climate, the top shorter-term global concerns include societal divides, livelihood crises and...

Consumers strive to keep work and personal lives separate

A massive 64% of consumers say they are trying to keep their work-self and personal-self separate. This is one of the findings of a Gartner survey to identify the top consumer and cultural trends for marketers in 2022. "Marketers responsible for strategic planning,...

2021 ties for sixth-warmest year on record

Earth’s global average surface temperature in 2021 tied with 2018 as the sixth warmest on record, according to independent analyses done by NASA and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA). Continuing the planet’s long-term warming trend, global...

More than a third of telehealth clinicians had patient data compromised

Global research unveils that 37% of healthcare providers across the META region have experienced cases where their employees compromised customers’ personal information during remote consultations. In addition to this, nearly half (45%) of providers believe that their...

Double-digit investments in edge computing expected

Worldwide spending on edge computing is expected to be $176-billion in 2022, an increase of 14,8% over 2021. Enterprise and service provider spending on hardware, software, and services for edge solutions is forecast to sustain this pace of growth through 2025 when...

Retail trends set to prevail in 2022

2021 was a year of readjustment marked by a slow economic recovery, still engulfed by the Covid-19 pandemic, which continues to spread across the nation. In this climate, the retail sector has adopted a flexible strategy that makes it easier to adjust to new consumer...

Tourism critical for economic recovery in 2022

The important role that tourism will play in the recovery of national economies and global trade has been highlighted in the 2022 edition of the World Economic Situation and Prospects (WESP) report by the United Nations. Drawing on data from the World Tourism...

New grant opportunity for African entrepreneurs

The Tony Elumelu Foundation (TEF) has opened applications for the 2022 TEF Entrepreneurship Programme. African entrepreneurs with business ideas or existing businesses under five years, are encouraged to apply now for $5 000 seed capital, mentorship, business...

Watch the Falcon 9 launch

On Thursday (January 13) at 10:25 a.m. EST, Falcon 9 launched Transporter-3, SpaceX’s third dedicated SmallSat Rideshare Program mission, from Space Launch Complex 40 at Cape Canaveral Space Force Station in Florida. This was the tenth launch and landing of this...

SA workers communicate better when they work remotely

Most South African employees (73%) don't feel isolated while working remotely - in fact, a massive 44% of remote workers manage to communicate even better with their colleagues this way. However, while the extensive use of non-corporate communication services enables...

Digital tools key for frontline workers

Technology can help to unlock a new future for frontline workers, according to a Work Trend Index Special Report released by Microsoft. The 2-billion frontline workers worldwide represent 80% of the global workforce, with 88% of organisations employing people in...

IDC says PC growth streak unabated

Worldwide shipments of Traditional PCs (desktops, notebooks, and workstations) reached 92,7- million units during the fourth quarter of 2021 (4Q21), marking 1% growth over the same quarter in 2020, according to preliminary results from the International Data...

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Microsoft debuts technology to empower frontline workers

Microsoft has introduced new joint offerings with industry partners as well as capabilities specifically designed to support frontline workers in Teams and Viva, Microsoft's employee experience platform introduced in early 2021. Microsoft is deepening its strategic...

Visa brings digital payments, exclusive experiences to AFCON 2021

Visa, the exclusive digital payment service provider of the TotalEnergies Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) 2021, is creating new experiences for cardholders and football fans at this year's competition in Cameroon, and looking to further help expand access to the...

What makes serious games seriously good?

The term "serious game" may well read as an oxymoron - isn't a game by its very nature meant to be fun and playful rather than, well, serious? By Glenn Gillis, CEO of Sea Monster But for the longest time, games have been the means by which humanity brings structure to...

Fighting fraud with your channel partners

With cyberattacks and fraud on the rise, customers are looking to telecoms resellers and system integrators to support with fraud prevention and authentication. Riccy Sidoli, GM: CRM and UC applications at BT, shares his insights. Every day fraud costs industry...

Make-or-break priorities for East Africa’s economic recovery

How does the East African region achieve a full economic recovery from the impact of the pandemic while also building toward a more globally-competitive and sustainable future? By Hardeep Sound, regional sales director: East Africa at SAP As the only region in Africa...

When it comes to cybersecurity, 2022 could be a tough year …

While most of the world dealt with the impact and disruption of year two of the Covid-19 pandemic, cybercriminals expanded their activities with ambitious attacks on critical infrastructure. Armed with sophisticated and brute-force attack methods, threat actors...

Ensure ERP success by understanding the journey

Successful ERP implementation can result in multiple benefits for manufacturers and distributors, writes JP van Loggerenberg, chief technology officer at Syspro. In fact, statistics show that the top reasons to implement an ERP solution are to increase efficiencies...

Three Ways to Enhance Endpoint Security with Hybrid Working

The pandemic has brought unprecedented changes to the economy of our country and the world as well as how we work. Hybrid work models are increasingly becoming more of a reality with most of the world going through or having recently gone through the 4th Covid wave....

What does the future hold for customer and contact centres?

The future is murky and challenging but there are some clear trends emerging when it comes to customer experience and the evolution of the contact centre, writes Rod Jones, industry analyst and Callbi brand ambassador. The contact centre conversation. It's not one the...

Java Devops Engineer at Sabenza It

We are looking for an amazing Java DevOps Engineer to join our client. They are one of the biggest names in consulting and service most Industries. If you are looking to build your experience within the various Sectors, this role is for you! Required Qualification:BSc...

.Net Sharepoint Developer at Sabenza IT

Our Client is looking for a .NET/SharePoint Developer in Cape Town. The succesful candidate will be responsible for developing new solutions and customizing existing ones. You will work with both teams in order to develop the most efficient solutions possible. You...

Senior Front End Developer at Sabenza IT

We are looking for Senior Frontend Developer for our client. They provide exciting new opportunities, local and international. The role will be 100% remote work but based on Normal Timezones. As a Frontend Developer, you'll be responsible for the development of new...

Backend Developer at Sabenza IT

We are looking for Senior Backend Developer for our client. They provide exciting new opportunities, local and international. German Speaking resources will be given preference. The role will be 100% remote work but based on Normal Timezones. The Backend Developer...

Intermediate SAP HR Business Analyst at Sabenza IT

Our Client is looking for a Intermediate HR Business Analyst to join their Team of Business Analysts. Required Experience: Degree with 5 years related experience.Business Analysis certification at Practitioner level (ECBA, CCBA), FTI certification or...

Intermediate Programmer at Sabenza IT

Our client is a Retail Giant in Cape Town and they are looking for a Intermediate Programmer to join their already amazing team. You will need to have a deep specialised knowledge beyond your peers in AWS technologies and provide technical solutions to enterprise...

E-Commerce Solutions Architect at Sabenza IT

Our Client is an well known Retail Giant Based in Brackenfell are currently looking for a Senior e-Commerce Solutions Architect to join their dynamic team. They are know throughout South Africa for their great prices and deals. The Solution Architect strategically...

Functional Analyst at Sabenza IT

Our client is a Retail Giant that loves looking after their employees and provides an amazing workplace. They are looking for a Non-SAP Functional Analyst with Extensive Retail experience. The Successful candiate will have the following experience: 3-5 years...

Financial Technology Solutions Architect at Sabenza IT

Our client is a Retail Giant in Cape Town and they are looking for a Solution Architect - FinTech (Financial Technology) to join their already amazing team to Financial Services such as account payments, money transfers, airtime, mobile payments, card payments, etc....

Enterprise Architect at Sabenza IT

Our client is a Retail Giant in Cape Town and they are looking for a Enterprise Architect as a strategic technologist and technology visionary the Technology Enterprise Architect is a proven expert and thought-leader in complex IT transformations and architectures...

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