Alternative power solutions to mitigate load shedding

While South Africa continues to feel the effects of load shedding, resulting in a decrease in productivity and disruption to business operations, now more than ever, South Africa is in need of reliable, high-end technology to mitigate the impact of rolling blackouts...

Pandemic spurs need for digital ID

Digital ID systems, a prerequisite for developing functional e-governance platforms, have been on the agendas of many emerging economies for quite some time. However, the Covid-19 pandemic has reemphasized the importance of eIDs in providing social, medical and...

What recent data breaches tell us about cybersecurity in SA

The past couple of months should lay to rest any doubt over whether South African organisations are under sustained attack from cybercriminals. By Brian Pinnock, cybersecurity expert at Mimecast Over the past three months we’ve seen well-known local healthcare...

SA’s top-ranked alcohol delivery app scales up

When your business is based on the nationwide delivery of alcohol to homes, the banning of liquor sales, for several months, during the Covid-19 pandemic, should signal the death of your enterprise. To emerge from a reality like this, with more than 160 000 new...

Business analytics can improve performance, enhance relationships

A key factor in ensuring long-term relationships is quality customer service, writes Chris Kayiya, data and analytics manager at IQbusiness. By using advanced data analytics, you can better understand your consumer base and deliver on expectations while proactively...