iPaaS, low code set to mature within two years

Integration platform as a service (iPaaS) and low-code application platform (LCAP) will climb the Plateau of Productivity in less than two years, according to the Gartner Hype Cycle for Cloud Platform Services, 2022. The Plateau of Productivity highlights technologies...

African teachers strive to become future-fit

As the effects of the pandemic continue to be felt on the education system, schools must navigate the imperative to catch up with national curriculums while providing future-proof classrooms and learning environments. And teachers are keen to gear up their skills to...

Redesigned networks the answer to ongoing supply chain issues

Supply chain leaders have had to adapt to the challenges of the last couple of years, with the most popular shift being to a hybrid regional model with local and regional elements embedded in global networks. A massive 95% of respondents t a Gartner supply chain...

Webb captures stellar gymnastics in the Cartwheel Galaxy

NASA’s James Webb Space Telescope has peered into the chaos of the Cartwheel Galaxy, revealing new details about star formation and the galaxy’s central black hole. Webb’s powerful infrared gaze produced this detailed image of the Cartwheel and two smaller companion...

Why women are still underrepresented in senior management

Research from Grant Thornton and PwC shows that women represent only 20% to 29% of senior management in South Africa, even though they are half the population. Lindiwe Sebesho, president of the South African Reward Association (SARA) and master reward specialist, says...

10 years on, Curiosity is going strong

Ten years ago, a jetpack lowered NASA’s Curiosity rover onto the Red Planet, beginning the SUV-size explorer’s pursuit of evidence that, billions of years ago, Mars had the conditions needed to support microscopic life. Since then, Curiosity has driven nearly 18 miles...

Female employees have more financial stress over household expenses

Recent research into the state of employee wellbeing revealed a number of factors that impact labour productivity. The research shows that financial wellness is a key factor influencing overall employee wellbeing and ultimately productivity. Recent research into the...

African exploit detections cause for concern

The number of exploits detected in Q2 2022 in Africa decreased compared to Q1, according to Kaspersky Security Network data, with the company's security solutions detecting 149 211 cases in April-June 2022. However, the number of exploit detections is still at a high...

Massive growth in buy now pay later users

A new study from Juniper Research has predicted that the number of BNPL (buy now pay later) users will surpass 900-million globally by 2027; increasing from 360-million in 2022. This 157% growth will be driven by the anticipated economic downturn, which will increase...

Real estate, finance functions face budget cuts

A July 2022 survey of more than 200 CFOs and finance leaders showed that real estate/facilities management and finance functions were the most likely to face budgets cuts in the next 12 months, according to Gartner. Survey respondents identified IT and sales as the...

Ford trials robot charging station to help disabled drivers

For most of us, filling a car with fuel, or charging an electric vehicle is a simple task. But for disabled drivers, people with reduced mobility and older people it can be a significant challenge. Now Ford has developed a prototype robot charging station that drivers...

The future is whatever you want it to be …

Kathy Gibson reports - Mankind used to dream big ideas about the future and how technology would change our lives - many of which have become reality. Today, however, we tend to think about gloom and doom future scenarios rather than dreaming big as we did in the...

Security and gender: The gaps are not where you expect

While most women (53,5%) in the 2022 KnowBe4 Women's Day Survey felt they had experienced little to no discrimination on the basis of their gender when applying for roles or work, 43,5% said that they were not paid the same as their male colleagues - and 38% said that...

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Why technology can be a woman’s thing

As we celebrate Women’s Month, let us not forget that the presence of women in science is still very limited. By Kate Mollett, Senior Regional Director at Commvault, Africa According to the Thematic Report of the inter-university consortium AlmaLaurea, the differences...

Westcon-Comstor adds EfficientIP to its portfolio

Westcon-Comstor Sub-Saharan Africa has signed a new distribution agreement with EfficientIP, a vendor of DNS, DHCP, and IP address management (DDI) and DNS Security solutions. The agreement will see the delivery of the security solutions to the distributor's African...

Exclusive Networks Africa maintains B-BBEE Level 1 rating

Exclusive Networks Africa has maintained its certification as a Broad-Based Black Economic Empowerment (B-BBEE) Level 1 contributor, allowing it to pass on a preferential procurement rating of 135% to its business partners. In addition, says MD Anton Jacobsz, its...

Cell C replaces the data lost during loadshedding

Loadshedding has become something we have to live with for the foreseeable future. Unfortunately, during loadshedding, customers have limited network access which may result in them not being able to connect or consume their content. Now Cell C has introduced what it...

Logicalis acquires Q Associates

Datatec subsidiary Logicalis UK&I has acquired Q Associates, a UK provider of IT consultancy and advisory services around data management, data protection, compliance and information security. The acquisition adds complementary capabilities to Logicalis UK&I's...

Galix is 2022 SonicWall partner of the year

Galix Networking has been named the 2022 SonicWall Partner of the Year for Enterprise in the Sub-Saharan Africa territory, for the second year running. "We have been in partnership with SonicWall for 22 years in a collaborative effort to deliver information security...

Make delivering a BI report quicker and easier

One of the biggest challenges that Business Intelligence (BI) analysts face is data debt - the accumulated cost of shortcuts taken with data quality and consistency over the years, which have created long-term problems. Among these issues are the time and sheer effort...

A single pane of glass critical for effective security management

Ransomware is a pressing threat to business. It is everywhere, and the likelihood of being attacked continues to increase almost by the day, which makes it more important than ever for organisations to ensure their systems and data remain secure and resilient. By...

Full Stack Java Developer

Contract ending : 2022/12/31Hybrid - Pretoria/Midrand/Home - RotationWorking on a new function as part of the production planning process which is used to verify and plan plant and material capacities and production volumes.Full Stack Development and Maintenance of...

Full Stack Java Developer – Gauteng Pretoria

Contract ending : 2022/12/31Hybrid - Pretoria/Midrand/Home - RotationWorking on a new function as part of the production planning process which is used to verify and plan plant and material capacities and production volumes.Full Stack Development and Maintenance of...

Mid Developer- Software Technology

Mid Developer- Software TechnologyLocation: Sandton, Gauteng This position is limited to BBBEE candidates due to BEE requirements. Position Overview: A digitalisation software business is seeking to appoint a Mid Developer. The responsibilities of the Mid Developer...

Mid Developer- Software Technology – Gauteng Johannesburg Region

Mid Developer- Software TechnologyLocation: Sandton, Gauteng This position is limited to BBBEE candidates due to BEE requirements. Position Overview: A digitalisation software business is seeking to appoint a Mid Developer. The responsibilities of the Mid Developer...

Information Security Officer at Tipp Focus Resourcing

Job Description The role of the Information Security Officer includes (but is not limited to) the following duties: Identifying vulnerabilities in the client's IT environment.Developing and implementing a comprehensive plan to secure client's computing...

IT Development Manager

Role PurposeManage and guide a team of developers in their day-to-day activities in an efficient and professional manner, ensuring all team targets are met. Experience and Qualifications 5-7 years' senior Java development experience5 years' management...

Data Analyst at Datafin Recruitment

ENVIRONMENT:YOUR amazing flair for retail analytics & ability to generate options/alternatives, create plans and make relevant connections to performance and commercial impacts as a Data Analyst is sought by a reputable Retail Group. The role will be to increase...

Intermediate C# Developer

We are currently for an Intermediate C# Developer with 2 - 3 years' experience in the following technologies C#, Java, JavaScript, TDD / DDD, Entity Framework and SQL.6 Months Contract Onsite - JohannesburgWe are currently for an Intermediate C# Developer with 2 - 3...

Network Security Engineer at Tipp Focus Resourcing

Job Description The role of the Network Security Engineer includes (but is not limited to) the following duties: Implementing multiple layer 3 protocols, especially OSPF and BGP.Working knowledge of other protocols: TCP/IP, SNMP, DNS, DHCP, QoS, VLANs, VPNs, and...

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