These are the top strategic technology trends for 2022

Gartner has announced the top strategic technology trends that organisations need to explore in 2022. “With CEOs and boards striving to find growth through direct digital connections with customers, CIOs’ priorities must reflect the same business imperatives, which...

SA energy sector has G20’s highest carbon intensity

Despite an increased contribution from renewables, South Africa's energy sector still has the highest carbon-intensity of any G20 nation due to its heavy reliance on coal. According to the latest assessment by Climate Transparency International, in 2020,...

This is why people quit their jobs

A staggering 4,3-million around the world quit their jobs in August this year, according to new reports. Using in-house research, Gregory P Smith, an expert at business formation provider ZenBusiness, has revealed the top 10 reasons why people quit their job, and...

Blue Origin, with William Shatner, completes second human flight to space and back

William Shatner, known for his role of Captain James T Kirk in the original Star Trek series, yesterday boldly went where only a new have gone before … The Blue Origin space shuttle successfully completed its second human spaceflight on board New Shepard on with four...

Business composability essential for enterprises

Enterprises must embrace business composability to thrive through disruption in 2022 and beyond, according to Gartner's annual global survey of CIOs and technology executives. Business composability is the mindset, technologies, and set of operating capabilities that...

Apple debuts new MacBooks, chips, AirPods, HomePods

Apple has launched its new MacBook Pro powered by its new chips, the M1 Pro and M1 Max. The new MacBook Pro includes a Liquid Retina XDR display, a wide range of ports for advanced connectivity, a 1080p FaceTime HD camera, and an improved audio system. The new devices...

Are South Africa’s IP laws keeping up with technology innovation?

Constituting a world first in a field that has traditionally been hostile to "artificially intelligent" inventors, South Africa's patent office granted a patent in July 2021 to an invention created by an AI system. The invention that received the go-ahead is for a...

Massive growth ahead for gaming PC market

Global shipments of gaming PCs and monitors continue to grow faster than their parent markets driving the entire industry's value to record highs and, according to data from MajoresApuestas.com, the global gaming PC market is expected to hit $60-billion value by 2025...

5G fuels spend in private cellular networks

A new report by Juniper Research has found that the enhanced capabilities of 5G are driving enthusiasm and awareness of private cellular networks, bringing annual spend on network hardware and services to almost $12-billion globally by 2023 - growing 116% from the...

IBM helps business address sustainability objectives and climate risk

More than ever before, companies are facing climate-related damage to their assets, disruptions to supply chains and operations, as well as increasing expectations from consumers and investors to perform as environmental leaders. Extreme weather, climate action...

Small cyber attacks on the rise

Small bit-and-piece DDoS attacks (distributed denial of service) boomed by 233% in the first half of 2021, according to Nexusguard researchers in the Threat Report FHY 2021. As the pandemic carried on into 2021, hackers experimented with new attack patterns to avoid...

SA energy sector has G20’s highest carbon intensity

Despite an increased contribution from renewables, South Africa's energy sector still has the highest carbon-intensity of any G20 nation due to its heavy reliance on coal. According to the latest assessment by Climate Transparency International, in 2020,...

Remote working drives new security threats

A significant 74% of security decision makers across US and Europe say procedures and controls have become more complex - and 73% are struggling to manage the increase in threats. "It was like changing an engine on a plane while it was in flight." That's how one...

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Innovation versus security: can you have them both?

It was the motoring legend Jeremy Clarkson that once said: "speed doesn't kill it's the coming to a stop that gets you." The same applies to rapid innovation. If you roll out the latest and greatest technology too quickly without securing it, you might be vulnerable...

SA needs cyber defence to combat growing onslaught

Now in its 18th year, Cybersecurity Awareness Month (CSAM) in October is a global initiative first launched by the US Department of Homeland Security and National Cyber Security Alliance to raise awareness of the role everyone can play in improving cyber security. By...

Create inclusive workplaces to boost mental health

Mental health has been in the spotlight recently, with people under strain from the ongoing Covid-19 crisis and top athletes opening up about their mental health struggles during prominent international sporting events. These athletes, including gymnast Simone Biles,...

It’s time to get on a digital footing

Digital transformation is not a trend, it's a business priority that can fundamentally shift an organisation's growth and potential. By Robynne Todd, business manager: cloud enablement at Decision Inc There is little doubt that the past 18 months have fundamentally...

How load-shedding impacts fibre providers

Load-shedding is a regular occurrence in South Africa, it is implemented to reduce the load on the supply of electricity. By Nash Dennis Manyozo, co-founder and chief operating officer of TNJ Projects Solutions Load-shedding leaves people and businesses without...

Global capability centres move up the value chain

Ask the average person what a global capability centre (GCC) looks like, and they'll probably describe an old-fashioned call centre, with rows of cubicles filled with people frantically making and receiving calls. Nothing could be further from the reality of GCCs in...

Critical steps help prevent and detect ransomware threats

Aon's Cyber Security Risk Report found that ransomware is a crisis that will only get worse as threat actors continue to grow in sophistication and expertise. Ransomware attackers often operate with the discipline and approach of a legitimate traditional business,...

Mavuso to lead MWeb

Dimension Data's parent company NTT has announced the appointment of Manelisa Mavuso as MD of MWeb effective 1 October. MWeb is wholly owned by Dimension Data and is one of the first ISPs in South Africa, launched in 1997. Having recently made the decision not to sell...

Bracing for cyber cover in today’s data era

In today's always-on, always-connected economy, businesses are under pressure to enhance their cybersecurity strategy and prove to their customers that data protection is critical to their engagement strategy. By Michel Nader, senior regional director: data protection...

Senior Microsoft Business Central / Navision Developer opportunity

DAC Systems, a Microsoft Gold Partner has an exciting opportunity in design and architecture of BC (including Field Service). Develop BC/NAV extensions, integrate into the greater Microsoft Dataverse, and enjoy the daily challenges of new project implementations on...

Senior Dynamics 365 Customer Engagement (CE) Developer

Looking for a challenge? DAC Systems would love to have you come on board to complement our team. If you are a Senior Microsoft Dynamics 365 Customer Engagement developer with 5 years of relevant experience, this opportunity is made for you. Employment Type...

PHP Developer

Five Full stack PHP developers( 6 years upwards experience)Objectives of role: Build modern complex PHP / Laravel or (other frameworks) web based apps.Build robust, integrated applications and modules to support and enable the companies consulting, managed services,...

Security Architect Team Lead

BSc degree in Computer Science or Degree in Information technology or 3 Year National Diploma or equivalent professional qualificationsITIL certification.Five to ten years of industry experience in an information security function.Cisco Certified Network Professional...

Front End Developer (JHB/Remote) at Datafin Recruitment

ENVIRONMENT:AN exciting new InsureTech start-up backed by a global Insurance Giant, seeks the coding talents of a Front End Developer to join its team on a mission to pioneer a modern way of doing insurance. Your role will entail a diverse range of tasks across...

IT Auditor

Requirement:2,5 to 3 years IT audit experienceCISA certification advantageBig 4 audit experience (preferred)Advantageous: Afrikaans / Dutch - not necessary Start date: ASAPEnd date: End of Feb 2022 - perhaps till mid-March 2022Logistics: Hybrid between office and...

Software Engineer (MATLAB/Simulink) at Datafin Recruitment

ENVIRONMENT:A fast-paced Engineering Service Provider in Cape Town seeks the technical expertise of a highly meticulous and self-driven Software Engineer (MATLAB/Simulink), to join its team. You must possess a BTech/B.Eng Degree in Mechatronics/Electronic Engineering,...

SCADA Developer at Moore Process Controls

Moore Process Controls is looking for a dynamic SCADA Developer to join our team. The ideal imcumbent will be responsible for the following tasks: Ensure that design guidelines and consistency standards are met by utilizing internal ISO guidelines as well as Client...

Python Software Engineer (Utilities) at Datafin Recruitment

ENVIRONMENT:A young and dynamic Data Science focused company seeks the coding talents of a data-driven Python Software Engineer whose always open to learning and collaborating towards shared team objectives, drawing and providing support to deliver complex outcomes in...

Application Engineer – Augmented Reality

JOB OVERVIEW / ROLE PURPOSE The Application Engineer - Augmented Reality is responsible for investigating and analysing customer business processes, matching their challenges and requirements with P1's ability to offer solutions and demonstrating the business value of...

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