Platform simplifies doctor consultations

Udok has launched a doctor-to-patient video conferencing platform. With physical doctor consultations becoming more of a risk during the current global healthcare crisis, the way doctors and patients interact has been changed for the foreseeable future. Udok has...

FNB SpeedPoint terminals accept UnionPay contactless payment

First National Bank (FNB) and UnionPay International (UPI) have jointly announced that UnionPay cardholders will be able to make contactless payments with their cards via FNB Speedpoint terminals at merchants in South Africa. FNB becomes the first bank in South Africa...

Do’s and don’ts for virtual graduations

The Covid-19 pandemic has undoubtedly thrust us into the future, writes Ghassan Azzi, Africa sales director at Western Digital. Digital technologies have become more entrenched in our daily lives in the past two months than they have over the past two years. If we...

Insurance brokers turn to technology

The Covid-19 lockdown has been a catalyst for brokers to accelerate their use of cloud-based technology platforms to manage client relationships remotely. Unlike ecommerce, which is very much in the public domain, Insurtech platforms have surged in relevance and...

Preparing for the new world of online retail

South Africa’s small but aspirational e-commerce sector has been ushered into sharp focus as a result of the entirely unexpected shock of Covid-19 and the resulting national lockdown. By Gareth Hawkey, group CEO of redPanda Software As consumers have turned to...

Harness data insights to boost student success

There is an increasing trend towards leveraging data-driven insights into student behaviour to enhance attainment, retention and student well-being, as higher education institutions begin to recognise the key role that learning analytics can play in maximising student...