New challenges as we move beyond digitalisation

While digital transformation has meant the increasing prominence of digital technologies in traditional industries, there will be decreasing prominence of digital technologies in the next era. This is the word from the Gartner Research Board, which adds this isn't a...

Antarctic ice loss is double what we had estimated

New research on Antarctica, including the first map of iceberg calving, doubles the previous estimates of loss from ice shelves and details how the continent is changing. The greatest uncertainty in forecasting global sea level rise is how Antarctica’s ice loss will...

Immersive experiences, automated AI, optimised delivery drive tech trends

The 25 emerging technologies to watch on the Gartner “Hype Cycle for Emerging Technologies, 2022” are enabling the evolution and expansion of immersive experiences, accelerating artificial intelligence (AI) automation and optimising technologist delivery. “Emerging...

Challenges lie ahead for circular economy adoption

Manufacturers and distributors face significant hurdles in shifting to a sustainable circular economy business strategy, despite widespread acknowledgement of the many benefits it will deliver. "The State of the Circular Economy" report from Sage shows the industry is...

Betelgeuse slowly recovers after blowing its top

Analysing data from NASA's Hubble Space Telescope and several other observatories, astronomers have concluded that the bright red supergiant star Betelgeuse quite literally blew its top in 2019, losing a substantial part of its visible surface and producing a gigantic...

New challenges as we move beyond digitalisation

While digital transformation has meant the increasing prominence of digital technologies in traditional industries, there will be decreasing prominence of digital technologies in the next era. This is the word from the Gartner Research Board, which adds this isn't a...

Intel extends protection to physical threats

Intel improves software reliability by building silicon enhancements realised through logic inside the processor. Now, the company has described a new technique to complement existing software mitigations for fault injection attacks. Tunable Replica Circuit (TRC) -...

DeathStalker unleashes VileRat on crypto, forex companies

Kaspersky researchers have been tracking attack campaigns from the DeathStalker hack-for-hire group since 2018. Recent analysis shows that the threat actor updated its evasive VileRat toolset to attack cryptocurrency and foreign currency exchange companies in...

Unemployed youth graduates to digitise Home Affairs records

The Department of Home Affairs plans to digitalise its records and will recruit 10 000 unemployed youth graduates to work on the project. Home Affairs Minister Dr Aaron Motsoaledi says the department has more than 350-million civic paper records relating to birth,...

SA agritech helps to drive food prices down

Food costs are soaring as a result of the war in Ukraine, interest rate hikes, fuel increases, and changed weather patterns. Now a KZN-based startup is focusing on driving down the cost of food by cutting out middlemen and reducing transport costs while increasing...

Employee experience drives biometrics spend

According to International Data Corporation (IDC), European companies will spend $3,3-billion in biometrics in 2022, growing 20% versus last year. Spending in biometrics will expand in the years to come and reach $6,1-billion by 2026, at an 18% five-year CAGR,...

Massive growth predicted for CCaaS

A new study by Juniper Research has found that global CCaaS (contact centre-as-a-service) market revenue will reach $15,6-billion by 2027; rising from $4,9-billion in 2022. This 216% growth of will be driven by the breadth of services offered within comprehensive...

Antarctic ice loss is double what we had estimated

New research on Antarctica, including the first map of iceberg calving, doubles the previous estimates of loss from ice shelves and details how the continent is changing. The greatest uncertainty in forecasting global sea level rise is how Antarctica’s ice loss will...

Companies set to invest more in ICT

Organisations around the world significantly accelerated their adoption of technology services during Covid-19 to drive their digital transformation and boost their resilience. Telefónica Tech's "Planting digital seeds for the future" study reveals that, although lack...

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Beat the Great Resignation with human experience management

With the world gripped in a state of unprecedented uncertainty following the disruption of the pandemic and the transformational impact of technology, companies are facing an uphill battle with attracting, motivating and retaining top talent. According to Shiraz...

Why can’t your chatbot just solve my query?

Chatbots are, to be blunt, everywhere. It feels as if you can hardly visit a website these days without a bot asking how they can help you. By Ryan Falkenberg, co-CEO of Clevva It’s not just a matter of perception either. According to research from Gartner, chatbots...

Open source: the future of continued innovation

A growing appetite from organisations for innovation and the requirement for an alternative to traditional proprietary software are two serious driving factors in the growth of open source technology globally. So says Quintin Brussow, Red Hat development lead at...

Fixing global payroll with cloud services

Paying people is a demanding task. It requires financial planning, input from different parts of the organisation, complying with legislation, and - of course - paying a valuable workforce on time. Then there are the ongoing demands of accurate reporting, improving...

Satellite connectivity improves patient outcomes

The Covid-19 pandemic highlighted weaknesses in healthcare provision infrastructure in many countries, including South Africa. During the last two years, ease of access to healthcare became a vital determinant of people’s experiences of the virus, and their chances of...

How to benefit from the data warehouse

South African companies are looking for ways to maximise their data footprint, eliminate traditional siloed approaches, and provide users with a frictionless experience to extract valuable insights. The right data at the right time in the right form is an enabler for...

Achieve compliant and measurable ESG impact

Investing into environmental, social and governance initiatives and strategies delivers measurable value to the organisation over the long and the short term. However, initial investment hype alongside so-called ‘greenwashing’ has left many companies and investors...

Welcome to the Metaverse, the next frontier of business

The metaverse may seem like a scary unknown entity to businesses, but it doesn't need to be. It starts with a bit of openness and experimentation, writes Nevellan Moodley, head of financial services and technology at BDO South Africa. The world is transitioning from...

Where do employers fit in the age of the digital nomad?

As businesses try to manage the realities of the post-pandemic workplace, they are being forced to deal with issues such as tax and HR regulation of digital nomads. Today, the hybrid work model, characterised by the ability of employees to work from home and at the...

Java Developer – Western Cape Cape Town CBD

Requirements: Minimum 1 year of experience working with Java Enterprise Edition (JEE) including Java, Servlets, JSP, and JSTLMinimum 1 year of experience working with Spring frameworks including Spring Core, Spring MVC, Spring Security and Spring IntegrationHybris...

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Role Responsibility: Proactively monitors the work queues. Perform operational tasks to resolve all incidents/requests in a timely manner and within the agreed SLA. Update incident and change tickets with resolution tasks performed Identify, Investigate, analyze...

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CONTRACT - ENDING 31.12.2024HYBRID - PRETORIA, MIDRAND, HOMEDevelopment and maintenance on platform/applicationReview and present proposed system solution to IT Project Manager / Leader and User Management or System ownerDevelop systems solutions in line with quality...

Business Analyst x5 at AJ Personnel

Requirement: An appropriate university degree with a preference for BEng (Industrial), BSc (Computer Science) or BCom (Informatics). 5 years of experience as a Business Analysis preferably in the Retail industry Key Performance: Initiate and execute Projects...

Intermediate Automation Tester

Hybrid work modelLocation preference - Cape Town#We're Hiring!We have Intermediate Automation Tester opportunities with at least 5 years of experience in Automation Testing, Selenium, and Java, API testing experience (Rest, SOAP UI, and Postman), and Experience...

Data Analyst at Reverside

Core responsibilities include: • Mining large structured and unstructured datasets for a multitude of companies with different data structures • Ownership of data structures and relevant business logic by setting standards and vision for normalized data sets • Support...

Senior Network Engineer at Private – Western Cape Cape Town CBD

Role Responsibility: Proactively monitors the work queues. Perform operational tasks to resolve all incidents/requests in a timely manner and within the agreed SLA. Update incident and change tickets with resolution tasks performed Identify, Investigate, analyze...

Full Stack Java Developoer – Gauteng Pretoria

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