South Africans are optimistic about their futures

South Africans are optimistic about their individual futures, with 64% viewing themselves as optimists - a full 8% above the global average. Commissioned by Expo 2020 Dubai, and conducted by YouGov, the Global Optimism Outlook Survey tracked people's priorities for...

NASA scientists confirm water vapour on Europa

Forty years ago, a Voyager spacecraft snapped the first closeup images of Europa, one of Jupiter's 79 moons. These revealed brownish cracks slicing the moon's icy surface, which give Europa the look of a veiny eyeball. Missions to the outer solar system in the decades...

Hybrid cloud now a reality for enterprises

Kathy Gibson is at Nutanix .Next On Tour in Sandton - Enterprises plan to aggressively shift investment to hybrid cloud architectures, with companies reporting steady and substantial hybrid deployment plans over the next five years. This is one of the findings from...

Intel unveils new GPU architecture, oneAPI software stack

Intel has unveiled its vision for the convergence of high-performance computing (HPC) and artificial intelligence (AI). At Supercomputing 2019, the company launched with new additions to its data-centric silicon portfolio and an ambitious new software initiative that...

More data set for move to public cloud

Enterprise customers are accelerating their cloud transformation initiatives. According to Veritas Technologies, over the past year alone, there has been a four-fold increase in the amount of data moving from on-premises environments to the two leading public clouds....

Government integrity key to tackling corporate corruption

Government leaders must set a good example to the business community if they want to eliminate corporate corruption, a new study reveals. Financial incentives and criminal punishment will not root out corrupt business practices, but a government culture of honesty,...

Security risks rise in cloud and supply chain

Cybersecurity specialist Trend Micro has released its 2020 predictions report which states that organisations will face a growing risk from their cloud and the supply chain. The growing popularity of cloud and DevOps environments drive business agility while exposing...

Origin of deadly wheat pathogen uncovered

The origin of a deadly wheat pathogen which threatens a vital global food source has been identified by an international team of academic researchers including two professors from the University of the Free State in South Africa. First identified in Africa two decades...

Digitisation key to transforming African markets

Markets across Africa are evolving, possibly more rapidly than ever before in history, and this is largely due to continuous advances in and the growing uptake of digital technology. In commemorating Africa Industrialisation Day and the 2019 theme of "Inclusive and...

Entrepreneurs upbeat despite sluggish growth

Seed Academy has unveiled its latest report on the state of entrepreneurship in South Africa after surveying more than 1000 entrepreneurs across the country. This year marks Seed Academy's fifth year of engagement with local entrepreneurs, with the latest findings...

Creating a data-driven culture

Christine was recently appointed chief data officer (CDO) in a retail organisation in the UK to develop a data-driven strategy. Her predecessor was mainly focused on supplying data to the business, but Christine knows the real goal is to drive business value from the...

NASA scientists confirm water vapour on Europa

Forty years ago, a Voyager spacecraft snapped the first closeup images of Europa, one of Jupiter's 79 moons. These revealed brownish cracks slicing the moon's icy surface, which give Europa the look of a veiny eyeball. Missions to the outer solar system in the decades...

Secrets to business transformation success

Kathy Gibson is at Nutanix .Next On Tour in Sandton – Companies want to undertake a digital transformation journey for solid business reasons – engaging with customers, building competitive advantage, increasing revenue, implementing new data-driven models, and...

New infrastructure directions for African Bank

Kathy Gibson is at Nutanix .Next On Tour in Sandton – African Bank emerged from curatorship about five years ago with the daunting task of having to build an effectively new bank. Part of the new business structure has been to develop a completely distributed IT...

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SA’s Explore Data Science Academy goes global

The Explore Data Science Academy (EDSA) is going international. Building on two years of explosive growth as the premier teaching institute in the field of data science in Africa, the EDSA will soon offer students across the world the opportunity to take its locally...

US cloud security spend to reach $1,93m by 2021

Cloud security spending in the United States is expected to reach $1,93-billion by 2021, according to PreciseSecurity.com. Back in 2016, the US region spent $675-million on cloud security solutions in total, meaning it will triple in the following years. In comparison...

Cisco appoints channel lead

Brendan Cuthbertson has been appointed as the channel lead for Cisco's Channel Partner Organisation and will report directly to the GM for sub-Saharan Africa, Clayton Naidoo. The appointment will build on his current role as lead of Channel Sales for Southern Africa....

People-focused steps for adopting cloud at scale

Larry Bossidy, the former Chairman and CEO of Honeywell International Inc., captured what it takes to successfully execute strategy when he said: "Execution is the ability to mesh strategy with reality, align people with goals, and achieve the promised results." By...

Liquid Telecom extends collaboration with Microsoft

Liquid Telecom is working with Microsoft to launch new enterprise cloud services - designed to improve business collaboration, increase productivity and drive business growth in Africa. Leveraging Liquid Telecom's low latency, high capacity, resilient infrastructure,...

MTN selects Ericsson for commercial 5G core and radio

Ericsson has been selected by MTN South Africa as a 5G network modernisation vendor. Ericsson will supply 5G products and solutions from its Radio Access Network (RAN), transport and core portfolios, with commercial rollout expected to start in 2020. As part of its...

Poor university pass rate shouldn’t be a shock

Government has posted a review of 25 years of democracy outlining successes and failures across various pillars. By Riaz Moola, founder of HyperionDev A point that has been highlighted in news coverage is that while throughput has improved at universities, only 22% of...

Peering subsidies from Africa Data Centres

Africa Data Centres (ADC) has partnered with INX-ZA, a division of the Internet Service Providers' Association (ISPA) of South Africa, which operates completely neutral, and community-run Internet exchange points in South Africa. The partnership will deliver free...

‘Pay it safe’ with your bank card on Black Friday

The Black Friday phenomenon has now officially arrived in South Africa and will see shoppers across the country snapping up an array of great deals. But while using your bank card to score a great Black Friday or Cyber Monday discount makes sense, these high-volume...

Bluegrass Digital invests in Veeva partnership

Bluegrass Digital has announced that it will continue to invest in its Veeva Systems partnership, the leader in cloud-based software for the global life sciences industry. This forms part of its strategy to develop pharmaceutical and life sciences industry...

Senior Systems Engineer

Our client, a South African-based information and communications technology (ICT) market leader is seeking to employ a Senior Systems Engineer.Strictly EE candidates only!Awesome career opportunity awaits! The successful candidate should have Intermediate Knowledge...

Software Developer

Our client offering planning, management and research services in the urban and rural planning space, is currently looking to employ a Software Developer. Essential: Server-side Java with good understanding of object-orientation, session management,...

Junior Software Developer (2 years Experience)

Do you rate your Programming skill set, in C# & .NET 4.0 specifically, or are you wanting to pursue a career in Software Development and you feel you have great talent? If so, this is an opportunity for you to work with a top Development team! Our client, a global...

Senior Business Analyst

Our client in the Banking industry is seeking a Senior Business Analyst. Someone with relevant or similar experiences. - To package the credit submission documents for Credit Committees on behalf of the business origination team. - To act as consolidator of inputs...

Front End JavaScript Developer

Game Developer Javascript/Typescript DeveloperAbout the roleA Game Developer at this AMAZING COMPANY plays a crucialpart of the creation of their awesome games. You will be working in a team that is responsible for taking the game from a concept stage to a finished...

Software Architect

Software Architect - Apply your architectural leadership expertise!A top player within the development space is looking for a Software Architect with 6 or more years’ experience with either C#, C++ or SQL to be part of a winning team.This is your chance to work on the...

Analyst Programmer

ENVIRONMENT:If you are passionate about the latest advancements in tech and mobile development, then a reputable provider in the healthcare sector wants you as their next Analyst Programmer (C# Java). Your role will include developing software solutions, performing...

Scrum Master

An international data analytics company is recruiting for a Scrum Master to join their Product Development team. Have the opportunity to show case your skills and take your career to the next level. You will primarily be working with the Product Development Team,...

Lead Developer – Cape Town

Lead Developer - Cape TownCape TownTayla Allan(email address)Experience in a Lead position as well as having hands on development? My client is looking for a Technical Lead to lead a team of developers who build software to make real estate more efficient. Join a team...

Lead Software Developer (.NET)

Lead Software Developer - up to R 80 000New opportunity for a skilled senior .NET Developer to take the next step in his/her career and join a growing retail/property management company based in beautiful Cape Town!You'll be joining a small, but growing, IT department...

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