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#TechBytes 9: Agile Marketing Metrics
#TechBytes 9: Agile Marketing Metrics

#TechBytes is a nine-part video mini-series that shares nine simple steps any business can apply to generate qualified leads...

2 days ago

Load shedding, internet connectivity slows down tech adoption in SA
Load shedding, internet connectivity slows down tech adoption in SA

Research shows nearly half of South African small businesses struggle with internet connectivity...

16 May 2019

5 technologies transforming the online ticketing business
5 technologies transforming the online ticketing business

As a sub-industry of online retail, ticketing and event management are being shaped to engage consumers in unprecedented ways...

By James Tagg 16 May 2019

The importance of multi-operator connectivity in SA
The importance of multi-operator connectivity in SA

The many challenges in South Africa present a unique chance for the country to evolve in its approach to new and innovative technologies and their applications...

By Tony Smallwood 14 May 2019

Addressing the local cybersecurity skills shortage
Addressing the local cybersecurity skills shortage

The PWC Global Economic Crime and Fraud Survey published in 2018 states that over a quarter of South African respondents believe that cybercrime will be the most disruptive, impactful crime...

By Marcus Karuppan 14 May 2019

Accelerating the browsing experience
Accelerating the browsing experience

Superbalist.com, has adopted two new technologies which have significantly accelerated the browsing experience for shoppers and translated into strong business results...

14 May 2019

Call for ideas to help mitigate energy crisis
Call for ideas to help mitigate energy crisis

The City of Cape Town calls for innovative and smart ideas that will help to mitigate the current energy crisis...

10 May 2019

Cyber attacks target Operational Technology
Cyber attacks target Operational Technology

Environments running Operational technology (OT) are stepping up their focus on cybersecurity amid a growing number of attacks...

8 May 2019

Don't fear the revolution...embrace it!
Don't fear the revolution...embrace it!

I've previously written about the Fourth Industrial Revolution and I will continue to do so, as I believe it provides the solution to uplift Namibia and Africa as a continent...

By Llewellyn le Hané 6 May 2019

Q&A: Marko Salic on digitally transforming retail and supply chain solutions
Q&A: Marko Salic on digitally transforming retail and supply chain solutions

Argility is a South African enterprise software development and services company focussing on using industry 4.0 technologies in the retail and supply chain arena...

By Evan-Lee Courie 3 May 2019

#ATMDubai: Machine learning, artificial intelligence will revolutionise the way you do business
#ATMDubai: Machine learning, artificial intelligence will revolutionise the way you do business

Technologies such as machine learning and artificial intelligence (AI) have the potential to transform the hospitality and travel sectors...

2 May 2019

Reuben Paul aka Cyber Ninja
Teen hacks drone, warns of potential 'internet of threats'

Thirteen year old Reuben Paul, also known as 'Cyber Ninja', managed to hack into a drone during Kaspersky Lab's annual Cyber Security Weekend 2019...

30 Apr 2019

Truth Seeker: How to avoid logical fallacies and cognitive biases in data science
Truth Seeker: How to avoid logical fallacies and cognitive biases in data science

Principa, a South African data analytics, software and consulting company, has released a new e-book titled Truth Seeker: a guide to avoiding logical fallacies and cognitive biases in data science...

Issued by Principa 30 Apr 2019

AI systems are prepared to learn - but are we ready to teach them?
AI systems are prepared to learn - but are we ready to teach them?

Artificial intelligence could transform retail beyond recognition - but only if teaching is part of the rollout strategy...

By Jonathan McCabe 25 Apr 2019

8 supply chain technology trends to watch
8 supply chain technology trends to watch

With supply chains becoming increasingly globalised and more complex, organisations should know all parties in their supply chain network and trust them...

25 Apr 2019

Siemens Atlas of Digitalization measures six cities' digital readiness
Siemens Atlas of Digitalization measures six cities' digital readiness

Siemens has launched its Atlas of Digitalization, a new web-based application that reveals the readiness and potential of six major cities to embrace digitalisation...

24 Apr 2019

MEST Africa Summit.
MEST Africa comes to Nairobi

MEST Africa and Microsoft announce 2019 Pan-African tech summit in Nairobi...

16 Apr 2019

Will our homes become too smart for us?
Will our homes become too smart for us?

Increased insurance risks posed by the Internet of Things...

11 Apr 2019

#InspiringFiftySA 2019 opens for nominations
#InspiringFiftySA 2019 opens for nominations

This year marks the third edition of Inspiring Fifty South Africa, a non-profit initiative that benchmarks and awards the 50 most inspiring women in STEM...

11 Apr 2019

Have a business case before jumping on the IoT bandwagon
Have a business case before jumping on the IoT bandwagon

The Internet of Things (IoT) offers numerous potential opportunities for businesses to improve operational efficiencies, generate new products and implement new ideas...

By Vishal Barapatre 10 Apr 2019

Securing the Industrial Internet of Things
Securing the Industrial Internet of Things

The very benefits that make the IIoT so compelling, makes it equally capable of damaging infrastructure operations and processes through bad actors...

8 Apr 2019

It's time for women to consider a career in tech
It's time for women to consider a career in tech

Before the introduction of the South African Constitution of the Republic of South Africa, women had no formal recognition as equal citizens...

By Leonie Stanley 5 Apr 2019

What 4IR means in the Namibian context
What 4IR means in the Namibian context

The world is on the verge of a major revolution; while developed countries are keeping pace with major technological advancements...

By Llewellyn le Hané 5 Apr 2019

Airbus to introduce 'Connected Experience' platform
Airbus to introduce 'Connected Experience' platform

Airbus has decided to proceed with an IoT Platform for the cabin, known as the Airbus Connected Experience...

4 Apr 2019

Understanding SA's 5G reality
Understanding SA's 5G reality

Over the past year, it has become difficult to ignore the increasing hype and media noise around 5G...

By Colin Thornton 4 Apr 2019

Laying a foundation for the digital economy
Laying a foundation for the digital economy

As 4IR becomes a reality, telecommunications is coming to the fore as a chief economic growth enabler for South Africa. The impact goes beyond the economic opportunities...

By Vino Govender 3 Apr 2019

RSSC deploys IoT solution with SAP Leonardo to improve logistics, water management
RSSC deploys IoT solution with SAP Leonardo to improve logistics, water management

The SA sugar cane industry has been under extended pressure due to falling global prices and escalating fuel, labour and other input costs. To be better placed to meet these challenges, The Royal Swaziland Sugar Corporation has...

2 Apr 2019

Quantum, AI turns computing into a 'loaded gun'
Quantum, AI turns computing into a 'loaded gun'

Quantum computing and AI and machine learning are dramatically changing the face of computing...

1 Apr 2019

Is an SD-WAN network as secure as my MPLS network?
Is an SD-WAN network as secure as my MPLS network?

Keith Langridge was recently asked whether an SD-WAN is as secure as an MPLS network, and here he gives the answer...

By Keith Langridge 1 Apr 2019

The ubiquity of IoT in design
The ubiquity of IoT in design

There is pervasive potential in the Internet of Things as it brings change to industry and automation...

22 Mar 2019

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