Threats impacting education cyber security

The threat landscape is continuously evolving with the adoption of innovative technology to meet vast demands. By Renee Tarun, deputy CISO/vice-president: information security at Fortinet This is especially true in the education sector. As academic institutions adopt...

Why financial services must go digital first

Although the topic of digital transformation has been discussed extensively over the past year, the fact is that it is a critical one that has a significant impact on almost all industries. Greg Gatherer, account manager at Liferay Africa This includes the financial...

POS evolution from counting cash to omnichannel retailing

Point of sale (POS) technology in a modern enterprise solves a myriad of problems, from managing inventory to insights that improve customer experience and retention, as well as a host of other tools to support omnichannel retailing. By Allan Dickson, independent...

Fintech steps in where government and banks fail SMEs

Fintech has stepped in where most others have failed, providing small and medium enterprises (SMEs) with the support they need to scale and create jobs, while simultaneously making funding possible for micro-enterprises that have previously been excluded by mainstream...

The evolution towards continuous underwriting

One of the next-generation practices that insurers are looking to adopt to further differentiate themselves and add value to the customer experience is that of continuous underwriting. Kelly Preston, data analytics manager at SilverBridge Holdings Essentially, this...

Innovative support of medical practitioners vital

A developing and progressive healthcare sector is the lifeblood of any nation. In South Africa, achieving such a well-functioning healthcare sector requires the commitment and support of both the government and private sector. By Coenie Smith, Nedbank national manager...