Cisco’s Webex now offers realtime translation

Cisco has announced the availability (in preview beginning this month) of its realtime translation feature while also expanding the language library from more than 10 to more than 100 languages, ranging from Armenian to Zulu. Users can create their own personalised...

Why do organisations struggle with transformation?

Transformation – probably one of the most contentious topics in modern organisations. By Johan Kruger, head of context at Consulta What comes to mind when you think of transformation? To simply use the word “change” seems a bit light weighted as...

CISOs must step up as cybersecurity takes centre stage

Cybersecurity is no longer a phantom menace but a mainstream business issue. As the pandemic accelerates digital transformation everywhere, James Hennah, director: security for BT Asia, Middle East and Africa, says it’s the CISO who will be expected to step...

Legal implications of employee monitoring at home

The Covid-19 pandemic has accelerated (and for some, cemented) the work from home (WFH) trend, which, before the pandemic, was limited only to a handful of forward-thinking companies. By Keketso Kgomosotho, candidate attorney, overseen by Johan Botes, partner and head...

Cyber attacks are technology’s natural disasters

The SolarWinds attack was stunning in its scope and scale. If it were an earthquake, it would be 9.9 on the Richter scale. By Fran├žois Locoh-Donou, president and CEO of F5 As digital transformation accelerates in 2021 and beyond – and applications accelerate as...

What to watch out for when transacting online

South Africa’s online retail industry – though small in comparison to developed international markets – has seen rapid growth over the last 12 months. The Covid-19 pandemic and the subsequent lockdown saw online retail sales soar by approximately...