Hubble snaps a portrait of the ‘Lost Galaxy’

Located in the constellation of Virgo (The Virgin), around 50 million light-years from Earth, the galaxy NGC 4535 is truly a stunning sight. Despite the incredible quality of this image, taken from the NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope, NGC 4535 has a hazy, somewhat...

After a volatile 2020, clean tech surge is expected in 2021

A strong rebound of renewable installations, a continued surge in green hydrogen growth and a focus on recycling will be among the key themes in the Clean Technology space this year. This is according to a new report on the Top Cleantech Trends to watch in 2021 by IHS...

Mining industry aims to increase IoT investment

Mining businesses expect to invest a considerable portion of their IT budgets into the Internet of Things (IoT) over the next three years, while the sector’s leading investors are already seeing tangible benefits, such as improved health and safety and staff...

The future isn’t what it used to be …

Economists and visionary business leaders agree that due to rising inequality, environmental degradation and the profound impact of emerging technologies on human life, the future will not be a gradual extension of the past. The question is: how can businesses use the...

Distributors start 2021 in a stronger position than last year

European IT distributors have made a better start to the year than in 2020, although supply shortages are still cause for some concern. Context’s Weekly Revenue Trend Index plots the region’s countries against a value of 100 at the start of 2020, which was calculated...

MS Teams to integrate with SAP solutions

SAP and Microsoft have announced plans to integrate Microsoft Teams with SAP’s intelligent suite of solutions. The companies also formalised an extensive expansion of an existing strategic partnership to accelerate the adoption of SAP S/4HANA on Microsoft Azure. These...

After a volatile 2020, clean tech surge is expected in 2021

A strong rebound of renewable installations, a continued surge in green hydrogen growth and a focus on recycling will be among the key themes in the Clean Technology space this year. This is according to a new report on the Top Cleantech Trends to watch in 2021 by IHS...

Global crisis gives birth to reimagined supply chains

Supply chains in 40% of multinational corporations were unable to cope with the crisis created by the pandemic. A report from Orange Business Services, focusing on the manufacturing, transport and logistics sectors, revealed that the global crisis has dramatically...

Increased vacancies put landlords under pressure

Decreased demand for rented accommodation during 2020 pushed up vacancy levels. According to the TPN Vacancy Survey for the fourth quarter of 2020, income constraints were cited as the biggest contributor to tenants’ early cancellation of lease agreements. These...

CMOs will fall back on low-risk, low-return strategies

New research reveals there is a dichotomy between a low-risk go-to-market approach by chief marketing officers (CMOs) and a desire to rescale strategies from 2020. Gartner says that73% of CMOs report they will rely on existing customers to fuel growth in 2021, rather...

Cryptojacking threat soars as the the cryptomarket reaches $1trn

The cryptocurrency market is  now worth more than $1-trillion, making virtual money a tempting investment opportunity - and a target of cybercriminals as well. One way hackers can profit is cryptojacking: they use social engineering and hacking techniques to put the...

December holiday spend declines 

Shopping activity over the December 2020 period weakened amid the second wave of Covid-19 and as households tightened their reins on spending after enduring a tough year. The volume of online and in-store point-of-sale (POS) transactions processed by BankservAfrica...

For most companies, cloud migration is a top priority

By a large margin (85%), survey respondents are planning to increase their IT budgets for 2021, with cloud migration as a priority. According to Next Pathway’s third-party study assessing the state of data migration to the cloud in North America, 65% of companies...

Cyber security skills shortage grows

The cyber security industry is currently facing a monumental shortfall in security professionals, with a lack of capable, fresh, new talent within the industry. In the latest (ISC)2 report from the International Information System Security Certification Consortium, it...

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Crush workplace communication in the Millennial Age

The modern workplace is being transformed by technology. Companies that are embracing all things digital are reaping the benefits while those that don’t, run the risk of being left behind. But with more than half the workforce now made up of tech-savvy Millennials, is...

The role of technology in unlocking trade value in East Africa

Is it too soon to be optimistic about an economic revival in East Africa following the devastating impact of COVID-19 on the global economy?  By Pedro Guerreiro, MD: Central Africa at SAP The latest data - and the region's continued focus on transforming its key...

TCM introduces the work-from-home MPS Connector

Technology Corporate Management (TCM) is enabling seamless managed print services (MPS) integration. MPS Connector is a managed printing service connector device that integrates directly and securely into existing MPS management platforms to enable the full automation...

Ricoh Europe collaborates with Zebra

Ricoh has signed an agreement with Zebra Technologies in Europe to provide Ricoh’s managed print services (MPS) customers with a single point of contact for all label printing requirements. Ricoh Europe will leverage its proven EMEA-wide service capabilities and...

It took a pandemic for industry to take e-learning seriously

Although the strategy of digitisation and digital transformation had loosely formed ‘part’ of organisational growth strategies, it was not until the Covid-19 pandemic - where the entire world was forced to stay, and work from home - that “digital” took centre stage....

Ransomware epidemic is raging

Ransomware is, by multiple measures, the top cyber threat facing businesses today, with damages caused including downtime costs and recovery time. Current incident statistics are sobering: Every eleven seconds, a company will be hit by a ransomware attack in 2021. The...

Altron Systems Integration joins NVidia partner network

Altron Systems Integration (ASI) has joined the NVidia Partner Network (NPN), becoming the first Compute DGX partner and solutions provider in South Africa. ASI has joined NPN as a Solution Provider focusing on the Compute and Compute DGX competencies, serving...

Citrix to acquire Wrike

Citrix Systems has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Wrike, a rapidly growing, recognized leader in the SaaS collaborative work management space, for $2,25-billion in cash. The combination will bring together Citrix’s powerful digital work platform, which...

Discriminating against pregnant women

There have been plenty of horror stories about how women have lost their jobs, been actively pushed out of companies, or treated unfairly because they’ve fallen pregnant. However, few realise that there is basic legislation in place that protects them from unfair...

Digital payment trends to tap into in 2021

2021 will continue to see the digitisation of payments across various industries including retail, professional services and ecommerce. Online payment gateway PayFast saw unprecedented growth in industries which previously had a limited need for digital payments....

Telesales Clerk – Transpharm Pretoria at Shoprite Group

Job Advert SummaryTo assist clients telephonically and electronically by taking their orders. Selling and upselling pharmaceutical lines. Communicating with the warehouse staff to ensure stock is available. Capturing of orders, closing deals telephonically, ensure...

Front-End Developer at Parvana

Front-End Developer (Parvana)About the Client: Fortunately for us, our wonderful American client has chosen to base their entire Research and Development team in the Cape.They have made huge investments in their CT office and are here to stay and grow their team. If...

Driver – Extra Heavy (EC1, EC) at Premier

Job Advert SummaryResponsible for on time in full delivery. Truck housekeeping Ensuring all incidents and accidents are reported timeously POD control Safe working practices Housekeeping Following Standard Operating ProceduresRequired to work a 6-day weekRequired to...

Quantitative Specialist: Credit Impairments

JOB REQUIREMENTS B Degree in Applied Mathematics, and / or Statistics / AccountingBCom Hons with Statistics or Applied Mathematics an advantage/ CAGlobal Association of Risk Professionals (GARP) – Financial Risk Manager (FRM)Quantitative Analyst in a credit granting...

Controller Rebates at Premier

Job Advert SummaryWe are committed to creating a vibrant working environment where all employees are passionate and excited about their contribution. Our on-going aim is to be recognised as a leading FMCG employer and to create a working environment where people feel...

Senior Java DevOps Developer

An exciting company responsible for manufacturing one of the leading power vehicles have a great opportunity available within their automotive space for a Senior Java DevOps Developer with to join their dynamic team. Location: Midrand/Rosslyn/Home Office rotation...

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A private clinic is looking for a scrub nurse The working hours are Monday to Friday from 07h00 to 16h00 No weekends, no night shift Desired Skills: Nursing Desired Work Experience: 5 to 10 years Desired Qualification Level: Diploma Employer & Job Benefits: non...

Senior Java Developer

An exciting company responsible for manufacturing one of the leading power vehicles have a great opportunity available within their automotive space for a Snr Java Developer with to join their dynamic team. Location: Midrand/Rosslyn/Home office rotation Years of...

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MINIMUM SKILLS AND KNOWLEDGE REQUIREDGrade 12Trade Tested as a Millwright.Minimum of 3 years' working experience in a manufacturing/plant environment is essential - light to medium equipment.Knowledge and experience with Welding argon ARC/Co2, Hydraulics, Boilers,...

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MAIN PURPOSE OF THE ROLE: The Property Law Department has extensive experience in the registration of developments and the registration of development bonds on behalf of major financial institutions. Your role is to support the Conveyancing Attorney in preparing...

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