How people are driving the intelligent enterprise

Kathy Gibson is at SAP SuccessConnect in Berlin - People technology is at the centre of human resources (HR) today - and HR is increasingly recognised as a crucial driver of the business overall. This is the word from Greg Tombs, president of SAP SuccessFactors, who...

Online sales of tech consumer goods soar in SA

E-commerce retailers grew their share of the South African technical consumer goods market by 52% in 2017, accounting for 6.9% of total consumer spending by rand value for the year. This means they have nearly doubled their share of the market since 2015, according to...

New coal power will cost SA billions

A study by the University of Cape Town's (UCT) Energy Research Centre (ERC) has revealed that newly built coal power plants will add billions to South Africa's power bill over the course of their lifetime, and force cheaper and cleaner renewable-energy alternatives...

The truth behind Cash In Transit heists

Many South Africans are still reeling from the recent bout of Cash In Transit heists in and around Johannesburg. The violence is unspeakable, the targets are often left for dead, and although some arrests have been made, no real action has been taken to stop these...

Technology delivers on intelligent enterprise promises

Kathy Gibson is at SAP SuccessConnect in Berlin - Line managers have been promised the concept of manager self-service for at least 20 years, but hasn't really been successful up until now. Amy Wilson, global head of product at SAP SuccessFactors, says advanced...

5G and cellular IoT on a roll

Commercial rollouts of 5G and larger than previously forecasted deployments of cellular IoT are focal points in the latest edition of the Ericsson Mobility Report. The forecast for cellular IoT connections has nearly doubled since November 2017. It is now expected to...

Lack of key skills threatens future growth

Growth confidence is high among private business owners for the 12-month and 36-month outlook, but technology and digital skill threats loom large on the horizon. This is according to research among 722 private business owners as part of PwC's 21st Annual Global CEO...

BTTC looks to resolve renewable energy challenges

Though renewable energy solutions have become less costly than coal, electricity generation in developing countries like South Africa remains coal-based. This was one of the critical talking points which arose during the panel on Energy Research at the recent 10th...

Bringing Liberty to book

Liberty claims that it is in control of its technology and data infrastructure after a massive data breach, but the fact that hackers could extract data undetected is alarming. Cybercriminals are now claiming a ransom to not release the information of Liberty's top...

How people are driving the intelligent enterprise

Kathy Gibson is at SAP SuccessConnect in Berlin - People technology is at the centre of human resources (HR) today - and HR is increasingly recognised as a crucial driver of the business overall. This is the word from Greg Tombs, president of SAP SuccessFactors, who...

Online sales of tech consumer goods soar in SA

E-commerce retailers grew their share of the South African technical consumer goods market by 52% in 2017, accounting for 6.9% of total consumer spending by rand value for the year. This means they have nearly doubled their share of the market since 2015, according to...

Amazon expands infrastructure into Africa

Amazon CloudFront has expanded into Africa with its first PoP on the continent - a new Edge location in Johannesburg. "Since launching Amazon CloudFront in November 2008, we've been continuously expanding our infrastructure footprint around the world to improve...

She works hard for her money, so pay her on time

Women fight inequality and discrimination every day. They fight for equal pay for equal work. They challenge gender stereotypes in their careers and personal lives. They question unfair social and political norms. They unify under passionate causes, evidenced recently...

Employees still weakest link in cybersecurity

There has been a sharp increase in the cybercrime practice known as spear-phishing in 2017, which are targeted attempts at tricking individuals into revealing passwords and sensitive information or allowing criminals access to secure networks, according to Symantec's...

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Limpopo learners wired for maths, science

Two Limpopo schools joined a virtual network of high-quality mathematics and science teaching when they were added to the highly acclaimed Ligbron e-learning system today - thanks to Coca-Cola Beverages South Africa (CCBSA). Pupils at Gerson Ntjie and Masobe high...

Adaptability, awareness key to preventing cyber-attacks

Cybersecurity was a massive concern for most organisations in 2017 and looks to continue to be a headache for CIOs in 2018. By Paul Jolliffe, lead DSM: security at T-Systems South Africa Symantec recently released their cybersecurity predictions for 2018, listing the...

How to get your ROCX

It is accepted business wisdom that customer experience (CX) initiatives provide a competitive advantage across industries, but displaying hard return on investment (ROI) has traditionally been a challenge particularly in the short to medium term. To date, most CX...

Ruckus launches specialty WiFi access points

Ruckus Networks has announced the availability of two new 802.11ac Wave 2 access points (APs) designed to provide WiFi coverage in space-constrained sites and in hard-to-reach areas. The Ruckus E510 is the industry's first embeddable enterprise AP and features an...

MakeMeMobile gets global award for Shoprite solution

At its recent annual European partner conference, Honeywell celebrated its top Productivity Products and Workflow Solutions partners who demonstrated success in 2017. The GROW 2018 event, held in Madrid, brought together Honeywell business leaders and many of its...

What to do when integrity may get you fired

Rising levels of perceived corruption have sharpened the ethical challenge for those in responsible positions. When the spoils might run into billions, it seems you can be fired for doing the right thing and rewarded for doing what you know to be wrong. By Auguste...

Protect data in physical, virtual, cloud workloads

Synology has released two major backup applications in Active Backup suite of packages, the official version of Active Backup for Office 365 that supports SaaS cloud backup, and the beta version of Active Backup for Business that provides data availability for...

F-Secure acquires MWR InfoSecurity

F-Secure has signed an agreement to acquire all the outstanding shares of MWR InfoSecurity, a privately held cyber security company operating globally from its main offices in the UK, the US, South Africa and Singapore. The acquisition is a significant milestone in...

Pre-paid SIMcontrol a solution for farms

Farmers who have not yet jumped on the technology wagon should seriously consider it because with mobile data devices they could manage and control a huge part of their farming practices. With the right technology, farmers can control anything from your pump controls,...

Cisco debuts new developer capabilities

Cisco has released new developer capabilities across its intent-based networking platform. Intent-based networking represents a fundamental shift in the way networks are built and managed. Moving away from the manual, time-intensive methods by which networks are...

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Our client, a dominant player in the South African market with over 1000 clients in more than 30 countries around the world, an easy-to-use and intuitive tool for guest feedback and online reputation management is seeking to employ a Full Stack PHP Web Developer.The...

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Description: As established IT Sector company seeks to employ 2 Senior Software Developers, to join their .Net development team. Duties will include building software by writing code, as well as correcting system issues, adapting solutions to work with new...

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