E-commerce drives a need for smarter field operations

Mobile technology investment is a top priority for 36% of organisations and a growing priority for an additional 58% to keep up with rapidly evolving and increasing customer demand. These are among the findings from a Zebra Technologies study on the future of field...

Big surprises from small asteroid

A NASA spacecraft that will return a sample of a near-Earth asteroid named Bennu to Earth in 2023 made the first-ever close-up observations of particle plumes erupting from an asteroid's surface. Bennu also revealed itself to be more rugged than expected, challenging...

First exascale supercomputer is on the cards

Intel and the US Department of Energy (DOE) will deliver the first supercomputer with a performance of one exaFLOP in the US. The contract is valued at more than $500-million and will be delivered to Argonne National Laboratory by Intel and sub-contractor Cray in...

Corporates are bracing for recession

An analysis of S&P 500 2018 earnings transcripts shows fading exuberance among corporate executives as the year progressed, according to Gartner. Several sectors are undergoing an earnings recession, and efficiency and restructuring initiatives are increasingly...

IBM makes blockchain payments global

IBM has announced that IBM Blockchain World Wire, a realtime global payments network for regulated financial institutions, is officially accessible in a growing number of markets. Designed to optimise and accelerate foreign exchange, cross border payments and...

Arctic sea ice at seventh-lowest rate

Sea ice in the Arctic appears to have hit its annual maximum extent after growing through the fall and winter. The 2019 wintertime extent reached on March 13 ties with 2007’s as the 7th smallest extent of winter sea ice in the satellite record, according to scientists...

AI set to eliminate 80% of project management tasks

By 2030, 80% of the work of today's project management (PM) discipline will be eliminated as artificial intelligence (AI) takes on traditional PM functions such as data collection, tracking and reporting, according to Gartner. "AI is going to revolutionise how program...

Up to 600m Facebook users’ passwords compromised

Facebook is in the news again for a possible security breach. This time, the company has admitted to leaving hundreds of millions of user passwords exposed in plain text. The social media giant says these are potential visible to employees, but it doesn't believe they...

Inflation steady, but price pressures set to mount

Statistics South Africa (StatsSA) reported on 20 March that consumer price inflation increased from 4% year-on-year (y-o-y) in January to 4,1% y-o-y in February - a smaller increase than the 4,3% that was expected. According to PwC, the StatsSA report suggested to...

Huawei scoops a quarter of EMEA smartphone sales

Huawei continued its rapid rise in the EMEA smartphone market in the fourth quarter of 2018, gaining a quarter of the Android market for the first time in the region, while its value share of the Android market rose to a third. Arch-rival Samsung held its share in...

Security spend continues to grow in 2019

Worldwide spending on security-related hardware, software, and services is forecast to reach $103,1-billion in 2019, an increase of 9,4% over 2018. This pace of growth is expected to continue for the next several years as industries invest heavily in security...

Bioelectronic medicine goes mainstream

Bioelectronic medicine, technologies that utilise electrical stimulation to treat conditions of the human body, has been in use for many decades for the treatment of cardiac conditions. As companies continue to develop and commercialise new technologies, we are...

Big surprises from small asteroid

A NASA spacecraft that will return a sample of a near-Earth asteroid named Bennu to Earth in 2023 made the first-ever close-up observations of particle plumes erupting from an asteroid's surface. Bennu also revealed itself to be more rugged than expected, challenging...

How industrial energy efficiency is maximized around the world

There are a wide variety of initiatives, policies and mandates around the world designed to promote energy efficiency. However, energy-efficiency strategies and investment varies by industry, according to a new report from business information provider IHS Markit....

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Adobe Creative Cloud and the reseller opportunity

Adobe was the first major software company to completely move its product into the cloud, a bold move that many of its contemporaries are still hesitating over. The Adobe, the decision has paid off: the company is enjoying record revenues and a high level of repeat...

Opera’s Android browser now with built-in VPN

Opera has released a new version of its mobile browser, Opera for Android 51, which features a built-in VPN (virtual private network) service. A VPN allows users to create a secure connection to a public network, and is particularly useful if users are unsure of the...

inQuba appointed Microsoft co-sell partner

South African customer experience and journey analytics SaaS provider, inQuba has formally been accepted into Microsoft's co-sell partner programme. Chief operating officer Trent Rossini says means the company's journey orchestration and customer experience solution...

New circular technology solutions from Westcon-Comstor

Westcon-Comstor has created a circular technology solutions group led by Alastair Borissow, who joins from Cisco, where he headed global sales, marketing and strategy for Cisco's Certified Remanufactured Equipment business - Cisco Refresh. In his new role, Borissow...

The human right to psychological safety at work

Human Rights Day in South Africa commemorates ordinary people asserting themselves and standing united to proclaim their rights. It serves as a reminder of people's rights and the costs paid for it. By Dr Renate Scherrer, MD of JvR Consulting Psychologists Despite the...

Troye makes headway in emerging markets

Managed IT services provider Troye has been awarded third place as Citrix's Cloud Partner of the Year for emerging markets. The Citrix Summit partner conference was held recently in Orlando, Florida. Troye CEO Helen Kruger comments: "Customers are seeing the benefits...

Good corporate governance should be a way of life

With all that goes into managing and ultimately growing a business, regulatory progression steps may be unintentionally overlooked along the way, exposing the business to risk. Good corporate governance practices ensure the whole organisation understands policies...

How leaders can stay relevant in the evolving workplace

Acquiring new abilities while nurturing timeless skills will help leaders become digital leaders - and stay ahead of the competitive game. The rules keep changing as digital transformation sweeps through the workplace, affecting almost every industry and sector. The...

Energy-saving computing boosts business efficiency

Organisations across sectors are looking for energy-efficient and power-saving computing solutions like the palm-sized CloudGate Xs, weighing just 300g and drawing less than 24W of power. The CloudGate Xs is capable of running the Linux, Windows 10 and Chrome...

Ulwembu’s Smart Integration scoops KNX certification

Smart Integration, a wholly owned Ulwembu Business Services organisation, has achieved KNX Certified Partner status, which will empower the company in offering true integration within the office automation space. "KNX is an open protocol that is rapidly moving up on...

Web Developer – Southern Suburbs

Intermediate Web Developer - up to R 45 000 CTCBased in beautifull Cape Town, you'll be joining a result-driven, passionate team who develop complex systems for national- and international clients in the legal sector.You'll be responsibile for:Working in a team,...

Senior C# ASP.Net Developer

Our client has a vacancy for a Senior C# ASP.NET Developer situated at their office in Cape Town. You will be working in an agile environment, alongside a young, dynamic, multi-skilled team of Developers and Designers, working closely with Product Owners to deliver...

Front-End Developer

Our client is looking for an enthusiastic Front-End Developer with a can-do, to join their development team, situated at their trendy offices in Cape Town. You will be working in an agile environment, alongside a young, dynamic, multi-skilled team of Developers,...

Software Engineer (Javascript)

Our client is looking for highly talented Software Development Engineers to join their team in Cape Town, Stellenbosch or Johannesburg. We are a young, dynamic, hyper growth company looking for smart, creative, hard working people to join us. We offer market related...

Java/Scala Engineers

Our Ecommerce client is currently looking for Engineers on a permanent basis. You will have the option of being based in the CBD or Stellenbosch (both offering flexible working hours). The software they work on covers warehouse management and all aspects of deliveries...

.NET Developer – Rondebosch

My client is an ever growing company that are in the technology industry providing solutions. They are looking for a Senior Developer to help develop their incoming and ongoing project.Salary: Up to R75,000 P/MAs an Senior Developer your role will includeDeveloping...

Java Architect

Qualifications - Relevant Degree or 3/4-year technical Diploma - Honours or postgraduate degree preferred - Strong theoretical programming grounding required Technical Skills and Experience Essential: - 8+ years hands on development experience - Solid understanding of...

SQL Report Writer- Parklands

Job Type: SQL Report WriterLocation: Cape Town, ParklandsContact Name: Matthew TowersTeleph(contact number)Salary: Up to R60,000 p/mYou'd be working on an exciting new system that has just been launched where the application frameworks need constantly upgraded and...

Dynamics CRM/ 365 Developer – Century City

Dynamics CRM/ 365 Developer - Century City - Up to R80k CTC! I am urgently seeking an experienced MS Dynamics Developer for an ongoing CRM development program for one of our clients in Cape Town. They require an experienced developer with solid configuration skills...

Software Developer – Some remote work

Senior .NET Developer - R 60 000 CTC pmIf you would like to work for a smaller team, but in a well-established company, in a creative environment that allows flexi-time and work from home 1 day a week, apply below.You'll be working on projects within the digital...

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