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How will you speed through the digital trough of disillusionment?

Peter Sondergaard, Gartner executive VP for research, addressed CIOs and senior IT executives in his keynote at the annual Gartner Symposium/ITxpo in Cape Town...

By Ilse van den Berg 2 days ago

Pick n Pay trials bitcoin payments

Bitcoin payments could soon be commonplace at Pick n Pay...

19 Sep 2017

The promise of digital: We can change the world

“You are some of the world's greatest organisations and you are leading through a time of unprecedented change and opportunity. This is your show. It's about how you are changing the world..."

By Doug Woolley 14 Sep 2017

Abidjan hosts major video-game festival

Electronic and Video Game Festival of Abidjan (FEJA): the biggest e-sport event in Africa...

14 Sep 2017

#InnovationMonth: How AI will change the automotive game for the better

As the “fourth industrial revolution”, championed by the World Economic Forum's Klaus Schwab, gains momentum, it's thrilling to anticipate what this means for the automotive industry - and as a result, cities of the future...

By Trevor Hill 11 Sep 2017

Digital transformation is not just about technology - it's about people

Can you remember thirty-or-so years ago, to a time before mobile technology and the internet?

By Anton Cabral 11 Sep 2017

Harnessing big data in retail through analytics

As retailers engage in omnichannel distribution, the amount of incoming data offers them an opportunity to understand consumer behaviour...

29 Aug 2017

Youtap solutions aim to simplify mobile payments in Africa and Asia

Youtap has launched a QR code solution and smartphone apps for mobile money services in Africa and Asia...

21 Aug 2017

Transforming agricultural education through technology

When it comes to training and agri-education, technology is the perfect catalyst. Just as progress is being made in farming techniques, so is the use of similar advances to drive skills and education...

By Howard Blight 14 Aug 2017

New interim management team for SAP Africa

SAP Africa has appointed an interim management team for Africa after four management team members were placed on administrative leave...

25 Jul 2017

Facebook launches Developer Circles Harare

Facebook Africa is hosting a series of training events and workshops designed to help local entrepreneurs understand how to use digital platforms to grow their businesses...

13 Jul 2017

Bots for Messenger Developer Challenge winners announced

Facebook celebrates MENA winners of the first Bots for Messenger Developer Challenge...

22 Jun 2017

Managing the value of data

No organisation can survive in the always-on environment without having access to data. Fortunately, better business resiliency is to be had by leveraging the foundation put in place by IT...

By Claude Schuck 14 Jun 2017

Taking advantage of agility on the digital transformation journey

Agile processes are imperative to the success of any business looking to successfully compete in a rapidly changing environment...

By Danny Drew 13 Jun 2017

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International

Nest looks to shake up home security

SAN FRANCISCO, US: Nest has set out to shake up the home security market, unveiling an internet-age alarm system.

2 days ago

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

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