ERP tech has come a long way – but people hold it back

Thirty years ago, there were some poor ERP solutions on the market. They may not have been properly tested, they couldn't do the necessary invoicing, some only provided a cash book, for example. By Gerrit Olivier, founder and CEO of About IT But that's changed. Nine...

Project management drives productivity in software companies

Software companies worldwide have adopted remote working policies. While many had a remote-first approach, most have now moved to remote-only. This has highlighted the need for strategic, agile, and qualified project managers to manage any unnecessary chaos and ensure...

Microsoft adds Afrikaans, Zulu to OCR

Microsoft has added, in public preview, optical character recognition (OCR) support for two of South Africa's official languages, Afrikaans and Zulu. "Adding support for these languages is part of Microsoft's mission to build meaningful cognitive products and services...

ERP as a first line of defence against the pandemic

As the pandemic continues, there is no doubt that it has expanded the shortage of essential supplies - first was the personal protection equipment, then the hand sanitizer and now the most critical of all, the medical grade oxygen required to treat those who are ill...