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The rise and rise of the decentralised web
The rise and rise of the decentralised web

While the internet isn't technically centralised, it is monolithic and monopolised in practice...

By Simon McCullough 1 day ago

#Africacom2018: Changing the telco strategy for 4IR
#Africacom2018: Changing the telco strategy for 4IR

In order for Africa to leap into the Fourth Industrial Revolution, industry players must re-calibrate their telco strategy...

By Evan-Lee Courie 2 days ago

The specialised security concerns of OT networks
The specialised security concerns of OT networks

As with traditional IT networks, Operational Technology (OT) networks are undergoing a digital transformation process of their own...

By Doros Hadjizenonos 13 Nov 2018

#EntrepreneurMonth: Easy access to criminal records, identity verifications
#EntrepreneurMonth: Easy access to criminal records, identity verifications

MyImprint, a tech startup that provides easy access to criminal record and identity verifications, is the first of its kind to innovate a digital consent verification system in South Africa...

By Evan-Lee Courie 12 Nov 2018

A South African's guide to moving to and making it in Malta: Go robot!
A South African's guide to moving to and making it in Malta: Go robot!

At a media briefing this month, the island state of Malta has announced it would be considering citizenship for robots...

By Marcus ‘The Maltese Falcon’ Brewster 9 Nov 2018

#StartupStory: Meet robotic nurse Abby
#StartupStory: Meet robotic nurse Abby

The Embassy of Israel in South Africa recently announced Johannesburg-based entrepreneur Josh Lasker, founding partner of robotic nurse 'Abby' (formerly known as Healthinator) as the winner of the local Start Jerusalem Competition 2018...

By Jessica Tennant 9 Nov 2018

Social media mining: Critical to CX management in the digital age
Social media mining: Critical to CX management in the digital age

As markets become increasingly globalised, saturated and competitive in the digital age, great focus is being placed on the customer experience (CX)...

By Julian Thomas 8 Nov 2018

Introducing myTFGworld - SA's new multibrand online marketplace
Introducing myTFGworld - SA's new multibrand online marketplace

To amplify its online shopping presence, TFG has relaunched its e-commerce platform as a marketplace called myTFGworld.com...

By Lauren Hartzenberg 7 Nov 2018

British Airways highlights need for GDPR compliance
British Airways highlights need for GDPR compliance

Earlier this year, Liberty Life became one of the first global firms to suffer a major breach under General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR)...

By Gary Allemann 7 Nov 2018

Digital forensics is crucial to the security chain
Digital forensics is crucial to the security chain

The past decade has seen developments in technology that were previously unimagined. However, they have also become tools for cybercriminals...

By Simon Campbell-Young 6 Nov 2018

How CISOs can maintain corporate privacy
How CISOs can maintain corporate privacy

Today's workforce is increasingly comprised of millennials and other tech-savvy individuals that are accustomed to using technology in every aspect of their lives. As new technology emerges...

By Doros Hadjizenonos 6 Nov 2018

#EntrepreneurMonth: Flock Eventing Platform makes great strides
#EntrepreneurMonth: Flock Eventing Platform makes great strides

Flock Eventing Platform's app proved a hit with delegates at the recent SA Investment Conference, which saw investors pledge more than R290bn in investments into the country...

By Evan-Lee Courie 5 Nov 2018

Doing business in today's world
Doing business in today's world

"The biggest risk is not taking risks. That is the reality of today," says Kuseni Dlamini, Massmart and Aspen chairperson...

By Danette Breitenbach 5 Nov 2018

How can SMEs harness 'Shadow IT'?
How can SMEs harness 'Shadow IT'?

For many of us, the term 'Shadow IT' instantly evokes images of nasty ghouls lurking suspiciously behind servers and computer screens...

By Brian Timperley 1 Nov 2018

AI is not the new kid on the block
AI is not the new kid on the block

Artificial intelligence seems to be the new kid on the block. Everybody is talking about it, and there is a flood of IT products that feature some variety of AI...

By Brendan McAravey 31 Oct 2018

First-for-Africa platform will advance gene research
First-for-Africa platform will advance gene research

Until now, African scientists working on genomics haven't had access to a local storage platform for the immense amount of data their research generates...

By Nicci Botha 31 Oct 2018

Why are CIOs and CISOs positions becoming more challenging?
Why are CIOs and CISOs positions becoming more challenging?

CIOs and CISO's across industries are regularly moving between positions and companies because of a common mistake...

By Pieter Engelbrecht 31 Oct 2018

Jacques Oberholzer, co-founder of Now Boarding
#HeavyChef: How to design the ultimate mobile application

Heavy Chef recently invited Jacques Oberholzer, co-founder of international UI / UX design agency, Now Boarding, to unpack how one goes about creating the ultimate mobile application...

By Juanita Pienaar 31 Oct 2018

Objective-driven business built to survive tech hype
Objective-driven business built to survive tech hype

There's big hype around robotics and AI, but too often businesses are diving into those without closely examining two core aspects...

By Jan Kühn 29 Oct 2018

App permissions can be used to exploit your data
App permissions can be used to exploit your data

Every time an application is installed on a device, the user is asked to allow that app certain permissions...

By Simon Campbell-Young 26 Oct 2018

Simon McCullough
Are tech leaders doing enough to benefit everyone?

Across the world, countless digital divides between rich and poor nations are emerging, stoking stark developmental disparities and stymieing opportunities for cross-cultural collaborations...

By Simon McCullough 24 Oct 2018

How 4IR will benefit South Africa (Part 2)
How 4IR will benefit South Africa (Part 2)

South Africa, Africa and the rest of the world is in the middle of the Fourth Industrial Revolution...

By Alan Knott-Craig 24 Oct 2018

Doros Hadjizenonos is Regional Sales Director Southern Africa at Fortinet
Recognising and preventing modern cyber scams

When it comes to protecting yourself and your organisation against cyber scams, there's no "one-size-fits-all" solution...

By Doros Hadjizenonos 22 Oct 2018

L to R: Alex De Bruyn (chief executive officer), Anthony Stewart (director), Nick Clare (senior system architect), Alon Fowler (director), Richard Creighton (chief digital officer), Pedros de Jesus Ferreira (senior systems architect)
#StartupStory: Tokenising the world

DoshEx, a Johannesburg-based developer of tokenised ecosystems and exchange, has formally launched following the listing of two virtual assets by two financial service companies...

By Evan-Lee Courie 22 Oct 2018

How 4IR will benefit South Africa (Part 1)
How 4IR will benefit South Africa (Part 1)

South Africa, Africa and the rest of the world is in the middle of the Fourth Industrial Revolution...

By Alan Knott-Craig 22 Oct 2018

BPM is dead, long live BPS
BPM is dead, long live BPS

Over the last few years, the Internet of Things (IoT) has started to permeate all markets...

By Richard Firth 18 Oct 2018

Moving towards a synchronized society for the connected generation
Moving towards a synchronized society for the connected generation

Technology trends and changes in human behaviour are inseparable and synonymous with innovation...

By Lwazi Piti 18 Oct 2018

5 ways to build a better supply chain
5 ways to build a better supply chain

In South Africa, optimising the supply chain is essential for company performance...

By Kerry Hope 17 Oct 2018

Plugging the multi-cloud skills gap
Plugging the multi-cloud skills gap

The skills to understand, manage, and secure multi-cloud deployments are more vital than ever as enterprises struggle to keep pace with technological innovation...

By Simon McCullough 17 Oct 2018

Yuppiechef's foray into physical retail continues with flagship V&A opening
Yuppiechef's foray into physical retail continues with flagship V&A opening

Kitchen and homeware retailer Yuppiechef opened the doors to its new flagship store in V&A Waterfront on 1 October...

By Lauren Hartzenberg 15 Oct 2018

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