Are you doing enough to prepare for the future of work?

While the majority of businesses recognise which capabilities are important for their future success, many are failing to take the actions needed today to build or even introduce them into their organisations. These actions include using data analytics to make...

SA economy could be on the road to recovery

The local economy may be on the road to a recovery after a dreadful September. The BankservAfrica Economic Transaction Index (BETI) for October shows the real value of transactions in October recorded the strongest monthly and quarterly changes since December 2017....

Tissue chips in space cast light on human health

A small device that contains human cells in a 3D matrix represents a giant leap in the ability of scientists to test how those cells respond to stresses, drugs and genetic changes. About the size of a thumb drive, the devices are known as tissue chips or organs on...

Diversity, inclusion build high-performance teams

If CIOs want to be among the 33% of global CIOs who have evolved their digital endeavours to scale, they must exploit the output of high-performance teams. As organisations advance their digital business initiatives, teams are becoming a high-priority target for...

Never get stuck at a red light again …

New Jaguar Land Rover technology using vehicle-to-infrastructure (V2X) connects cars to traffic lights so drivers can avoid getting stuck at red and help free up traffic flow in cities. The world's first traffic lights were installed almost exactly 150 years ago...

Discovery extends Vitality model to banking

The newly-launched Discovery Bank aims to extend the group's Vitality model to track, influence and reward customer behavior. Adrian Gore, CEO of Discovery Group, says the bank heralds a new category in global banking, acting as the first behavioural bank. "In the...

Seacom in strategic FibreCo acquisition

Seacom South Africa has concluded a sale agreement for the 100% acquisition of FibreCo Telecommunications. FibreCo owns and operates a national open access dark fibre network, providing infrastructure, connectivity and services across South Africa. The acquisition is...

5G will help Africa tap into new industries

Africa remains the region with the highest growth rate in mobile subscriptions globally, according to a new report from Ericsson and the Council for Science and Industrial Research (CSIR), titled "Making 5G a reality for Africa". Total mobile data traffic is forecast...

WannaCry is still alive and kicking

One and a half years after its epidemic, WannaCry ransomware still tops the list of the most widespread cryptor families and the ransomware has attacked 74 621 unique users worldwide, accounting for 28,72% of all users targeted by cryptors in Q3 2018. The percentage...

Nokia deploys 5G in SA with Rain

Nokia has deployed its 5G site for the South African operator Rain, which is already in position to offer 5G as has access to 5G spectrum. As an early adopter of 5G, Tain will roll out the technology in South Africa, ahead of many other countries globally. Full...

Huawei lifts the lid on its SA cloud

Huawei Cloud has officially launched in South Africa, with a local data center providing cloud services in-country. Huawei Cloud South Africa region will start providing cloud services at the end of this year, allowing organisations operating inside South Africa and...

Millennials + ICT = an entrepreneurial match

Born between the early 1980s and 2000s, millennials are becoming a larger and more important part of South Africa's population. However, the prevailing tough economic climate has taken its toll on the country's millennials, with youth unemployment reaching 52.40% in...

Angola Cables, Broadband Infraco sign MoU

Angola Cables has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with Broadband Infraco. Broadband Infraco provides extensive regional long-distance network coverage and SADC connectivity. From a South African connectivity perspective, Broadband Infraco currently has more...

Standard Bank, AVI begin trading on A2X

Standard Bank Group Limited ordinary shares, Standard Bank Group Limited second preference shares and fast-moving consumer goods (FMCG) group AVI Limited shares began trading on A2X today. A2X's CEO Kevin Brady says: "We welcome the listing of Standard Bank's ordinary...

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A decade of bitcoin heralds a certain future

As bitcoin celebrates a full 10 years since the publication of Satoshi Nakamoto's white paper, the time is right to consider its lasting impact on the colliding worlds of information technology and finance. By Joe Pindar, research and development director: data...

Fujitsu enables next-gen realtime AI simulators

Fujitsu Laboratories of Europe has announced the development of a new AI-based technology and platform, designed to convert traditional physics-based simulators into fast, highly accurate AI simulators. Fujitsu's AI Solver represents an important breakthrough for...

Social media steals the power from telecoms operators

The non-stop growth of social media is threatening the future of African telecoms operators, with companies like Google now building their own networks instead of relying on the existing infrastructure. This is according to Eckart Zollner, head of business development...

RCS-Communication launches new Ka-Band service in South

South Sudan ISP RCS-Communication has established the first site for Avanti's HYLAS 4 high-speed satellite broadband service in-country. Following successful beam testing in early November 2018 in Juba, South Sudan, the new Ka-Band service with high throughput speeds...

Sterlite Tech accelerates digital reinvention

Global data network solutions company Sterlite Tech is accelerating digital reinventions with its holistic software solutions that converge the power of data analytics, enhanced customer experiences and programmable networks of the future to drive digital...

Increase coverage and speed with WiFi mesh networks

In recent years, wireless mesh networking has emerged as a rapidly growing (13.8% CAGR) and promising means to eliminate most connectivity issues, while providing added controls and functionality to network management. By Emmanuelle Salon, executive head of WiFi at...

Professional product managers deliver agility

The only way to achieve the promise of business agility is to adopt the speed of business encompassed in the ongoing experimentation, mobility of roles, and the ability to flexibly assign people and other resources so critical to success. But that's never going to...

Surveillance evolves as cameras get a brain

Advanced new facial recognition technology is giving ordinary surveillance systems the ability to learn, analyse what cameras see, conduct market research and even proactively mitigate risk. Video surveillance systems are an important step towards enhanced security,...

Syrex delivers perimeter security of the future

The partnership between Syrex and Check Point Software Technologies has gone from strength-to-strength over the past three years with the South African ICT solutions provider using it to provide local clients with a unique approach to next-generation firewalls. "At...

SilverBridge leave policy empowers employees

Since implementing its innovative discretionary time off (DTO) leave policy in January last year, SilverBridge Holdings has reported an overwhelming positive reception from staff resulting in employees better balancing their work and personal lives. Ruth Wotela,...

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Java Developer

I am assisting one of our business units based in Cape Town with 1x Front-end Developer, utilizing Angular6 and JavaScript experience 1x Bank-end Developer in Node.js with SQL experience: Contract position 2 months Project: It is for assistance on development of a web...

Full-Stack Software Developer

Full-stack developer (.NET)You would join an established and welcoming team that has embarked on an exciting journey of developing Web-based APIs to deliver our product, which are then consumed by the client-side modules we are building using Angular 2.We are looking...

Software Developer (Mid-level)

Software Developer (Mid-level) - Cape Town - Up to R 50 000Work in a beautiful location in a modern office with like-minded ambitious Microsoft professionals while learning new technologies and gaining new skills. You'll be joining one of the global leaders in...

Back End Java Lead Developer – Woodstock

Back End Java Tech LeadJob Title - Java DeveloperJob Type - PermanentLocation: Woodstock, Cape TownAbout The Client:If you need a role with more growth, direction and opportunities - this company will provide just that and the chance for you to work with avionics! My...

.NET/CRM Developer – Cape Town!

Dynamics CRM Developer with .NET - Bellville, Cape TownI am working on a newly created role for a growing consultancy firm who are well eastablished in the Cape Town market and are looking to hire talented individuals to build their new team further.Their company...

SAP Solution Architect – Cape Town

SAP Architect - Cape Town - up to R150,000 PMThis is a unique opportunity for one of my key clients in Cape Town. My client is a huge name in the FMCG Industry in South Africa and are re-implementing their SAP System on S/4 Hana. This opportunity offers huge potential...

CRM Programmer

Dynamics CRM Programmer - Bellville, C.T You will start of by working on a major Dynamics 365 project for a leading public organisation based in Cape Town. Upon completion of the initial phase there will be flexibility to work remotely thereafter. The ideal candidate...

Software Developer – Intermediate

Software Developer - Cape Town - Up to R 50 000Work in a beautiful location in a modern office with like-minded ambitious Microsoft professionals while learning new technologies and gaining new skills. You'll be joining one of the global leaders in Microsoft software...

ruby on rails developer

You will: ● Develop Ruby on Rails web applications ● Build exciting new products to the highest standards ● Work with exciting technologies and platforms ● Lead by example and mentor junior team members Learn more/Apply for this...

Business Analyst – Applications

The successful candidate will be function as the link between business objectives and technology development capabilities. Permanent Cape Town based opportunity RESPONSIBILITIES - Assess and validate development requirements received from stakeholders before...

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