Say hello to fully-automated DNA storage

Researchers from Microsoft and the University of Washington have demonstrated the first fully-automated system to store and retrieve data in manufactured DNA - a key step in moving the technology out of the research lab and into commercial data centres. In a simple...

E-commerce drives a need for smarter field operations

Mobile technology investment is a top priority for 36% of organisations and a growing priority for an additional 58% to keep up with rapidly evolving and increasing customer demand. These are among the findings from a Zebra Technologies study on the future of field...

Big surprises from small asteroid

A NASA spacecraft that will return a sample of a near-Earth asteroid named Bennu to Earth in 2023 made the first-ever close-up observations of particle plumes erupting from an asteroid's surface. Bennu also revealed itself to be more rugged than expected, challenging...

First exascale supercomputer is on the cards

Intel and the US Department of Energy (DOE) will deliver the first supercomputer with a performance of one exaFLOP in the US. The contract is valued at more than $500-million and will be delivered to Argonne National Laboratory by Intel and sub-contractor Cray in...

Double-digit growth needed to meet Africa’s SDGs

Africa must digitise its economies, broaden its tax base, prevent further deterioration of fiscal and debt positions, and aim for double-digit growth to achieve the UN 2030 global goals (SDGs) and the AU Agenda 2063. This is according to the 2019 Economic Report on...

Naspers to list Internet assets in Amsterdam

Naspers today announced its intention to list a new global consumer Internet group, NewCo, on Euronext Amsterdam. NewCo will also have a secondary, inward listing on the Johannesburg Stock Exchange (JSE). NewCo will comprise all of Naspers' Internet interests outside...

SA leads in African trade integration

The Southern African Development Community (SADC) is the most integrated region in terms of trade, with South Africa as the most integrated country on the continent. This is among the findings of the 2019 African Regional Integration Index, released at the Conference...

IBM makes blockchain payments global

IBM has announced that IBM Blockchain World Wire, a realtime global payments network for regulated financial institutions, is officially accessible in a growing number of markets. Designed to optimise and accelerate foreign exchange, cross border payments and...

Arctic sea ice at seventh-lowest rate

Sea ice in the Arctic appears to have hit its annual maximum extent after growing through the fall and winter. The 2019 wintertime extent reached on March 13 ties with 2007’s as the 7th smallest extent of winter sea ice in the satellite record, according to scientists...

E-commerce drives a need for smarter field operations

Mobile technology investment is a top priority for 36% of organisations and a growing priority for an additional 58% to keep up with rapidly evolving and increasing customer demand. These are among the findings from a Zebra Technologies study on the future of field...

AI set to eliminate 80% of project management tasks

By 2030, 80% of the work of today's project management (PM) discipline will be eliminated as artificial intelligence (AI) takes on traditional PM functions such as data collection, tracking and reporting, according to Gartner. "AI is going to revolutionise how program...

Up to 600m Facebook users’ passwords compromised

Facebook is in the news again for a possible security breach. This time, the company has admitted to leaving hundreds of millions of user passwords exposed in plain text. The social media giant says these are potential visible to employees, but it doesn't believe they...

Inflation steady, but price pressures set to mount

Statistics South Africa (StatsSA) reported on 20 March that consumer price inflation increased from 4% year-on-year (y-o-y) in January to 4,1% y-o-y in February - a smaller increase than the 4,3% that was expected. According to PwC, the StatsSA report suggested to...

Huawei scoops a quarter of EMEA smartphone sales

Huawei continued its rapid rise in the EMEA smartphone market in the fourth quarter of 2018, gaining a quarter of the Android market for the first time in the region, while its value share of the Android market rose to a third. Arch-rival Samsung held its share in...

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New circular technology solutions from Westcon-Comstor

Westcon-Comstor has created a circular technology solutions group led by Alastair Borissow, who joins from Cisco, where he headed global sales, marketing and strategy for Cisco's Certified Remanufactured Equipment business - Cisco Refresh. In his new role, Borissow...

The human right to psychological safety at work

Human Rights Day in South Africa commemorates ordinary people asserting themselves and standing united to proclaim their rights. It serves as a reminder of people's rights and the costs paid for it. By Dr Renate Scherrer, MD of JvR Consulting Psychologists Despite the...

Troye makes headway in emerging markets

Managed IT services provider Troye has been awarded third place as Citrix's Cloud Partner of the Year for emerging markets. The Citrix Summit partner conference was held recently in Orlando, Florida. Troye CEO Helen Kruger comments: "Customers are seeing the benefits...

Good corporate governance should be a way of life

With all that goes into managing and ultimately growing a business, regulatory progression steps may be unintentionally overlooked along the way, exposing the business to risk. Good corporate governance practices ensure the whole organisation understands policies...

How leaders can stay relevant in the evolving workplace

Acquiring new abilities while nurturing timeless skills will help leaders become digital leaders - and stay ahead of the competitive game. The rules keep changing as digital transformation sweeps through the workplace, affecting almost every industry and sector. The...

Energy-saving computing boosts business efficiency

Organisations across sectors are looking for energy-efficient and power-saving computing solutions like the palm-sized CloudGate Xs, weighing just 300g and drawing less than 24W of power. The CloudGate Xs is capable of running the Linux, Windows 10 and Chrome...

Ulwembu’s Smart Integration scoops KNX certification

Smart Integration, a wholly owned Ulwembu Business Services organisation, has achieved KNX Certified Partner status, which will empower the company in offering true integration within the office automation space. "KNX is an open protocol that is rapidly moving up on...

Is Dr Google redefining our professional relationships?

Do search engines and other online innovations have the power to redefine professional relationships across industries? By Auguste Coetzer, a director or Signium Africa The question gathers urgency among corporate achievers looking to take the reins of major companies...

The benefits of hyperconverged infrastructure

The technology industry is changing, and Information Technology (IT) managers are demanding more and more from infrastructure - always looking for a way to better functions and speed up processes. Alan Browning, hyperconverged solutions leader: data centre group at...

WD Black SN750 NVME SSD accelerates gaming

Western Digital has launched its second-generation, high-performance WD Black SN750 NVMe SSD with up to 2Tb capacity on a single-sided M.2 form factor, and will be showcasing a version for desktop systems or custom-built gaming rigs, which has an integrated heatsink...

PROJECT MANAGER

SENIOR PROJECT MANAGER TO BE RESPONSIBLE FOR THIS NEW UNDERGROUND MINING EXPANSION PROJECT AND SURFACE OPERATIONS.MINIMUMUM OF 7 YEARS EXPERIENCEOF PROJECT MANAGEMENT OF EPCM TYPE PROJECTS IN THE MINING INDUSTRY, EXECUTIVE OPERATIONS EXPERIENCE ADVANTAGEOUS EXPERIENCE...

SQL Report Writer- Parklands

Job Type: SQL Report WriterLocation: Cape Town, ParklandsContact Name: Matthew TowersTeleph(contact number)Salary: Up to R60,000 p/mYou'd be working on an exciting new system that has just been launched where the application frameworks need constantly upgraded and...

Dynamics CRM/ 365 Developer – Century City

Dynamics CRM/ 365 Developer - Century City - Up to R80k CTC! I am urgently seeking an experienced MS Dynamics Developer for an ongoing CRM development program for one of our clients in Cape Town. They require an experienced developer with solid configuration skills...

Software Developer – Some remote work

Senior .NET Developer - R 60 000 CTC pmIf you would like to work for a smaller team, but in a well-established company, in a creative environment that allows flexi-time and work from home 1 day a week, apply below.You'll be working on projects within the digital...

Senior IT Systems Analyst / Solutions Architect (REF HE CT)

We currently have a fixed term possible permanent role available for a Senior IT Systems Analyst / Solutions Architect based in Cape Town. Position PurposeTo liaise and coordinate activities between the customer and IT professionals or external parties to ensure...

Junior Business Analyst: Pricing & Claims

Qualifications:Matric with Mathematics and / or AccountingDegree or Diploma in Financial / Accounting field (or studying towards one) advantageousExperience: A solid understanding of customer claims in the FMCG industryAt least 2 years’ experience in a claims or...

Web Engineer (Century City)

Senior Web EngineerLocations : Century City - Cape TownJob Type: PermanentSalary: Up to R900,000If you are a Web professional with at least 5+ years' experience in front-end development, then I have the opportunity for you. This role is set in Century City, with a...

SageX3 ERP Consultant (Architect)

Our client in Cape Town is Currently looking for a Sage X3 ERP consultant with Solutions architecture experience who is wanting to embark on the journey of cross training into MS Dynamics Nav and AX on top of their experience in Sage X3 ERP and is wanting to widen...

Back-End Developer

Back-End DeveloperCape TownTayla Allan(email address)Our client is looking for a Back-End Developer in Cape Town, who will be an enthusiastic team player, working with a team of C# developers who are creating a game changing platform for the business.The developer is...

.NET / Azure Software Developer – Woodstock

Job Type: .NET / Azure Senior Software Developer Location: Cape Town, WoodstockContact Name: Matthew TowersTeleph(contact number)Salary: Up to R65,000 p/mA client within the Digital Marketing industry are looking for a highly motivated .NET / Azure Developer who is a...

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