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Rising need for cloud-based website security services in South Africa

With Microsoft set to open hyperscale data centres in South Africa next year, demand for cloud and internet services are set to soar. However, in anticipation of rapid digital transformation in the region, website security is a necessary area for investment to keep up with equally fast-emerging cyber threat challenges

Issued by Cloudbric 3 days ago

Attacq Smart Cities Innovation Pitching Platform now open for 2017

Officially open for 2017, the Attacq Smart Cities Innovation Pitching Platform will showcase future-focused technologies that contribute to the ‘smart city' concept at Waterfall City

12 hours ago

Code4CT, Booking.com to co-host coding workshop

Code for Cape Town (Code4CT) and Booking.com are partnering to encourage girls to code by co-hosting a one-day workshop on Saturday, 30 September 2017

13 hours ago

#BehindtheSelfie with... Simon Robinson

This #InnovationMonth, we go behind the selfie with Simon Robinson, co-owner, organiser and head of marketing for Mediatech Africa and owner of the Sun Circle Group

By Leigh Andrews 1 day ago

Pieter Bensch appointed Sage executive VP Africa, Middle East

Sage has appointed Pieter Bensch as executive vice president for the Africa and Middle East region

1 day ago

Are central banks really threatened by cryptocurrency?

While central banks quake at the thought of losing monetary control with the advent of cryptocurrency, the big winner is the client

1 day ago

Pick n Pay trials bitcoin payments

Bitcoin payments could soon be commonplace at Pick n Pay

2 days ago

Ethiopia's Meda Messenger combining chat with payments

Ethiopian startup Meda Messenger is hoping for swift uptake after rolling out its cross-platform social app that allows users to chat and make payments

By Tom Jackson 2 days ago

Software development critical to optimise business processes

The working environment across the world is rapidly changing and has brought with it a new set of obstacles that could impact your business and its processes

By Marc de Villiers 2 days ago

#TourismMonth: Sharing data. What does the future hold for the travel industry?

Seamless travel and personalisation are two trends that are predicted to continue to disrupt the travel industry in the next decade, according to Amadeus' latest study

By Jannine Adams 2 days ago

How government CIOs can lead digital transformation

The Gartner Symposium/ITxpo kicked off on Monday, 18 September 2017 at the CTICC and is expected to attract over 1000 attendees including 190 CIOs over four days

By Ilse van den Berg 2 days ago

The calm before the next African smartphone storm

For many years, African countries served as the growth engine for the global smartphone market. In 2016, however, global smartphone sales grew at a modest 2% and the landscape in Africa also saw a dip

2 days ago

#InnovationMonth: TheTreeApp making strides in SA tree identification

We chat to the founder and co-creator of TheTreeApp, one of the most powerful tree identification apps on the market, Val Thomas

By Cari Coetzee 3 days ago

Devops and its clear missing connection

For IT professionals, the idea of having a more collaborative approach between development and operations is highly appealing

By Greg Pritchett 3 days ago

Airbus Helicopters introduces Fleetkeeper logbook, flight folio

Airbus Helicopters Southern Africa has launched its Fleetkeeper electronic technical logbook and electronic flight folio

3 days ago

DevConf 2018 to include Cape Town

Developers' conference and exhibition, DevConf, will be held in Johannesburg as well as Cape Town in 2018

3 days ago

#PricecheckAwards: Travelstart named E-commerce Service of the Year

Travelstart was the overall winner of the PriceCheck Tech & E-commerce Awards 2017, claiming the title of E-commerce Service of the Year

By Lauren Hartzenberg 15 Sep 2017

#InnovationMonth: Mobile, the future of guest engagement

With the use of smartphones to book hotel rooms increasing significantly over the past years, Ankerdata has partnered with ConnectHotel to bring SA a customised mobile concierge and booking application

By Cari Coetzee 15 Sep 2017

GE, Hewlett Packard sign $25m partner agreement

A new three-year, $25m partnership between GE and Hewlett Packard Enterprise will bring cyber security and other GE Digital solutions to the Middle East, Africa, and Turkey region, targeting critical industrial operations

15 Sep 2017

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Study: The digital future of the restaurant industry

A recent study by the Metro Chair of Innovation at the Ecole hôtelière de Lausanne (EHL) on the use of digital solutions in the hospitality industry, takes a look behind the scenes of the hospitality sector and offers new insights on the use of technology in the restaurant industry in Germany, France, Italy and Spain.

14 Sep 2017

#InnovationMonth: Aerobotics, RanMarine teams up on river water management in #cocreate2Accelerate

After a successful programme in 2016, #cocreate2Accelerate returns in 2017 for another round of building relationships between high-potential young companies from the Netherlands and South Africa. This year, #cocreate2Accelerate will include a long programme based on a rigorous process aimed at matching companies from both countries within specific vertical sectors to actively collaborate in the solving of identified challenges. The short programme will accompany this process and is aimed at introducing Dutch companies to the Cape Town startup ecosystem.

By Cari Coetzee 13 Sep 2017

Where does business process automation work?

Business process automation (BPA) is possible thanks to the evolution of technology, automating workflows sometimes towards points where the intervention of the human is not needed. BPA can save a lot of money and time, make it more enjoyable for the customer to shop and drastically reduce human error.

By Boris Dzhingarov, Issued by Monetary Library 12 Sep 2017

Ask and you shall receive in world of voice shopping

SAN FRANCISCO, US - Ordering pizza from the sofa without lifting a finger has joined the list of modern-day conveniences thanks to a hot trend in voice-commanded smart speakers. Amazon, Apple and Google are duking it out with devices designed to sit out of sight in homes, awaiting spoken commands to tend to tasks such as ordering goods, finding information, playing music, mapping routes, or reading email.

4 Sep 2017

Four signs your business website needs an SEO audit

The only time the word “audits” pops up in your business shouldn't be when it's time to deal with tax- and accounting-related issues - or when the IRS comes looking for you.

Issued by Naija Writers’ Coach 1 Sep 2017

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