Spectrum key to driving digital and economic transformation

Spectrum key to driving digital and economic transformation

It has been more than a decade since the significant release of spectrum for mobile broadband services in South Africa – a limitation that has impacted the industry and citizens in measurable ways. It has constrained growth within the telecommunications market...
Key trends driving transformation of consumer behaviour

Key trends driving transformation of consumer behaviour

As digital transformation takes root across the consumer ecosystem, businesses must expand and deepen their relationships with consumers to better understand their wants, needs, and aspirations. With its expanded Future Consumer research, International Data...
Small businesses set to fuel SA economy

Small businesses set to fuel SA economy

Despite the challenges of operating through a pandemic, 87% of South African small businesses are optimistic about their outlook for 2022 and nearly two-thirds (62%) reported growth over the last year. This is according to new research from Xero, the global small...
Business imperatives drive the next phase of digital transformation

Business imperatives drive the next phase of digital transformation

Kathy Gibson reports – The next phase of digital transformation will be driven by content services that are connected, cognitive, governed and secure. This is the word from Ed McQuiston, executive vice-president and chief commercial officer at Hyland, presenting...
African banks shift gear to drive digitalisation

African banks shift gear to drive digitalisation

The last year has seen a growing trend towards the digitalisation of banking services, driven by the cost-saving and efficiency effect induced by digital platforms. A new report from African Banker magazine and engagement banking platform Backbase shows that the...