After a volatile 2020, clean tech surge is expected in 2021

A strong rebound of renewable installations, a continued surge in green hydrogen growth and a focus on recycling will be among the key themes in the Clean Technology space this year. This is according to a new report on the Top Cleantech Trends to watch in 2021 by IHS...

Mining industry aims to increase IoT investment

Mining businesses expect to invest a considerable portion of their IT budgets into the Internet of Things (IoT) over the next three years, while the sector’s leading investors are already seeing tangible benefits, such as improved health and safety and staff...

The future isn’t what it used to be …

Economists and visionary business leaders agree that due to rising inequality, environmental degradation and the profound impact of emerging technologies on human life, the future will not be a gradual extension of the past. The question is: how can businesses use the...

2021 innovation will set the tone for the 21st century

As the Covid-19 crisis redefines how economies and society as a whole function, human ingenuity has sparked a wave of innovation set to be the blueprint for the decades to come. Accenture's Fjord Trends 202, the fourteenth in a series of annual reports from Accenture...

Global crisis gives birth to reimagined supply chains

Supply chains in 40% of multinational corporations were unable to cope with the crisis created by the pandemic. A report from Orange Business Services, focusing on the manufacturing, transport and logistics sectors, revealed that the global crisis has dramatically...

Increased vacancies put landlords under pressure

Decreased demand for rented accommodation during 2020 pushed up vacancy levels. According to the TPN Vacancy Survey for the fourth quarter of 2020, income constraints were cited as the biggest contributor to tenants’ early cancellation of lease agreements. These...

CMOs will fall back on low-risk, low-return strategies

New research reveals there is a dichotomy between a low-risk go-to-market approach by chief marketing officers (CMOs) and a desire to rescale strategies from 2020. Gartner says that73% of CMOs report they will rely on existing customers to fuel growth in 2021, rather...

Cryptojacking threat soars as the the cryptomarket reaches $1trn

The cryptocurrency market is  now worth more than $1-trillion, making virtual money a tempting investment opportunity - and a target of cybercriminals as well. One way hackers can profit is cryptojacking: they use social engineering and hacking techniques to put the...

December holiday spend declines 

Shopping activity over the December 2020 period weakened amid the second wave of Covid-19 and as households tightened their reins on spending after enduring a tough year. The volume of online and in-store point-of-sale (POS) transactions processed by BankservAfrica...

For most companies, cloud migration is a top priority

By a large margin (85%), survey respondents are planning to increase their IT budgets for 2021, with cloud migration as a priority. According to Next Pathway’s third-party study assessing the state of data migration to the cloud in North America, 65% of companies...

Cyber security skills shortage grows

The cyber security industry is currently facing a monumental shortfall in security professionals, with a lack of capable, fresh, new talent within the industry. In the latest (ISC)2 report from the International Information System Security Certification Consortium, it...

Repo rate held steady

The Monetary Policy Committee’s decision today to hold the repo rate steady at 3,5% will continue to create a favourable lending environment for South Africans wanting to buy a home. This is the word from Carl Coetzee, CEO of BetterBond, who says: “We welcome the...

Mining industry aims to increase IoT investment

Mining businesses expect to invest a considerable portion of their IT budgets into the Internet of Things (IoT) over the next three years, while the sector’s leading investors are already seeing tangible benefits, such as improved health and safety and staff...

Balance needed between in-office and remote work

While the most significant long-term impact of Covid-19 will be issues stemming from flexible working, in the long-term businesses have to find the balance between working from home and the office. This is the word from Paragon Group director Anthony Orelowitz, who...

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The role of technology in unlocking trade value in East Africa

Is it too soon to be optimistic about an economic revival in East Africa following the devastating impact of COVID-19 on the global economy?  By Pedro Guerreiro, MD: Central Africa at SAP The latest data - and the region's continued focus on transforming its key...

TCM introduces the work-from-home MPS Connector

Technology Corporate Management (TCM) is enabling seamless managed print services (MPS) integration. MPS Connector is a managed printing service connector device that integrates directly and securely into existing MPS management platforms to enable the full automation...

Ricoh Europe collaborates with Zebra

Ricoh has signed an agreement with Zebra Technologies in Europe to provide Ricoh’s managed print services (MPS) customers with a single point of contact for all label printing requirements. Ricoh Europe will leverage its proven EMEA-wide service capabilities and...

It took a pandemic for industry to take e-learning seriously

Although the strategy of digitisation and digital transformation had loosely formed ‘part’ of organisational growth strategies, it was not until the Covid-19 pandemic - where the entire world was forced to stay, and work from home - that “digital” took centre stage....

Ransomware epidemic is raging

Ransomware is, by multiple measures, the top cyber threat facing businesses today, with damages caused including downtime costs and recovery time. Current incident statistics are sobering: Every eleven seconds, a company will be hit by a ransomware attack in 2021. The...

Altron Systems Integration joins NVidia partner network

Altron Systems Integration (ASI) has joined the NVidia Partner Network (NPN), becoming the first Compute DGX partner and solutions provider in South Africa. ASI has joined NPN as a Solution Provider focusing on the Compute and Compute DGX competencies, serving...

Citrix to acquire Wrike

Citrix Systems has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Wrike, a rapidly growing, recognized leader in the SaaS collaborative work management space, for $2,25-billion in cash. The combination will bring together Citrix’s powerful digital work platform, which...

Risk Manager at Nickel Digital Asset Management Limited

LONDON BASDED ROLE- NICKEL DIGITAL WILL PROVIDE UK WORK PERMIT Nickel Digital is a London-based investment manager. We are a small team of experienced finance professionals trading in the crypto domain, where each team member directly contributes to the success of the...

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My client, a well-established company in Durban has a requirement for a Technical Copywriter with 3 years’ experience in copywriting, content creation or editing role.The primary objective of this role is to create technical product-focused content to support key...

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Specialist roofing group who cater for roofing supplies like roof sheeting, timber trusses, insulation, fasteners, flashings and gutters seek a Project Manager to go out and source our premises for the 30 new stores next year.You will need to have an in-depth...

Credit Controller at Headhunters

Our leading client in Cape Town is currently looking to employ a Credit Controller. ROLE PURPOSE:To manage allocated debtors (specific accounts) of the debtor’s book. Met monthly targets and maintain general accounting and administrative functions attached to the...

Senior Software Developer at Nigel Frank International

Senior .NET CORE DeveloperIf tech is at the heart of what you do and you're passionate about software development and architecture, you'll fit right in. This team of dedicated software developers enjoy working in a fast-paced environment and make use of the best...

Snr AWS Developer Associate at Sabenza IT

Snr AWS Dev Ass: Data Engineer (1173) An exciting company responsible for manufacturing one of the leading power vehicles have a great opportunity available within their automotive space for a Snr AWS Developer Associate: Data Engineer (Project Ingest) with to join...

C#/.NET Software Developer at Nigel Frank International

C# Developer - up to R50000 per month (Remote work)If you have a positive attitude, driven and motivated then an exclusive client of ours is looking for you! An amazing opportunity has opened up with an innovative software solutions company in the financial sector....

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Digital Data Architect Our client is a customer-centric and dynamic financial services company with a global foot print and a proud history of innovation. They are vibrant, successful and values orientated with an awesome dynamic culture encapsulated by the ethos. The...

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Client based in Cape Town seeks the services of a Mobile Developer to start with building our network performance assurance SDK to be used by third parties in their apps. This SDK will run network performance and other related tests and feed this data to our back-end...

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