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5G brings opportunities for SA
5G brings opportunities for SAArticle

The recent launch of 5G technology in South Africa presents several highly attractive opportunities for consumers, carriers and the ICT industry...

9 Jul 2020

What 5G will mean for marketing
What 5G will mean for marketingArticle

When 5G lands in Africa, it will change everything. Damilola Abodunrin, business head of iProspect Nigeria, explains this new reality...

Issued by Dentsu Aegis Network 5 Jun 2020

Smart cities in the time of physical distancing
Smart cities in the time of physical distancingArticle

When the State of Disaster was announced as the Covid-19 crisis hit South Africa, a new set of rules began to form, and with it a new set of questions and challenges...

Bouwer Serfontein 2 Jun 2020

Why South African enterprises will benefit the most from 5G technology
Why South African enterprises will benefit the most from 5G technologyArticle

Over the past 40 years, the mobile industry has introduced a new generation of technology every decade...

Grant Chivandire 25 May 2020

IoT platforms increase despite security risks
IoT platforms increase despite security risksArticle

A new Kaspersky report has revealed that the use of Internet of Things (IoT) business platforms is growing year-on-year in almost all industries...

6 Mar 2020

4 strategic priorities for African telco operators in 2020
4 strategic priorities for African telco operators in 2020Article

African telco operators face a landmark five-year period as they strive to reimagine their business models and build new capabilities that will ensure their future success...

Samantha Naidoo 3 Mar 2020

African Construction, Totally Concrete Expo to focus on Africa's 4IR readiness
African Construction, Totally Concrete Expo to focus on Africa's 4IR readinessArticle

The 2020 African Construction and Totally Concrete Expo, set for 9 to 11 June, will focus on transformation in the construction industry and its adaptation to the fourth industrial revolution...

26 Feb 2020

A digital transformation to hit South Africa
A digital transformation to hit South AfricaArticle

Judging by the 2020 State of the Nation Address, South Africans have reason to feel optimistic. This is especially the case when looking at positive digital transformation initiatives...

Ryan Jamieson 24 Feb 2020

Time for SA to join the smart cities revolution
Time for SA to join the smart cities revolutionArticle

Smart cities use information and communications technology (ICT) to enhance liveability, workability and sustainability, thereby improving the life of its residents...

28 Jan 2020

#BizTrends2020: 5 key architectural and sustainable initiative trends
#BizTrends2020: 5 key architectural and sustainable initiative trendsArticle

On a micro and macro level, the world focus for 2020 and beyond is a growing commitment towards the environment and sustainable energy...

Bouwer Serfontein 13 Jan 2020

#BizTrends2020: Key development trends to drive the new South African city
#BizTrends2020: Key development trends to drive the new South African cityArticle

The post-apartheid development of South African cities stimulated a refreshing injection of global ideas, creativity and talent, but this injection was largely defined by Western narratives and investment...

Warren Hewitt 10 Jan 2020

#BizTrends2020: Cybersecurity trends predictions
#BizTrends2020: Cybersecurity trends predictionsArticle

The realities of the negative impact of modern cyber threats arguably hit home for South Africans in 2019 - more than any other year...

Brian Pinnock 9 Jan 2020

Meet you at the round table
Meet you at the round tableArticle

Introducing The Roundtables, iProspect's new long-form thought-leadership initiative that brings together change agents, creative visionaries and industry powerhouses...

Issued by Dentsu Aegis Network 7 Jan 2020

#BizTrends2020: New technologies to power smart cities
#BizTrends2020: New technologies to power smart citiesArticle

'Smart cities' is a buzz term which has gained popularity globally over the past decade...

Taru Madangombe 23 Dec 2019

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Brands with a privacy-first culture tend to be governed by ethics [report]Article

A new CMO report points to the growing need for customer trust to influence every corporate decision and customer engagement across every digital and physical channel. It calls for marketing, IT, legal and operations to adopt a privacy-first culture...

10 Dec 2019

Smart cities embrace 4IR
Smart cities embrace 4IRArticle

Smart cities rely on smart grid technology that includes traditional and renewable energy sources in its mix of power supply...

18 Nov 2019

Top startups shine at AfricArena Summit
Top startups shine at AfricArena SummitArticle

The third annual AfricArena Summit kicked off Cape Town Tech Week with two days of intensive pitching...

15 Nov 2019

African internet addresses to run out in March 2020
African internet addresses to run out in March 2020Article

South Africa's Internet Service Providers' Association says local ICT service providers that don't support the latest version of the Internet Protocol are potentially threatening the country's participation in 4IR...

31 Oct 2019

Building new cities to meet Africa's rapid urbanisation is a risky bet
Building new cities to meet Africa's rapid urbanisation is a risky betArticle

By 2050 an estimated 2.5 billion more people will be added to urban areas, with 90% of this growth taking place in Africa and Asia...

Astrid R.N. Haas 31 Oct 2019

OurCrowd and Toyota Tsusho announce strategic tech collaboration
OurCrowd and Toyota Tsusho announce strategic tech collaborationArticle

OurCrowd and Toyota Tsusho have announced a new business and technology scouting partnership...

24 Oct 2019

African boom in investment in communications infrastructure
African boom in investment in communications infrastructureArticle

How diversifying revenue streams through technology is driving investment in Africa...

23 Oct 2019

An overview of what is happening on the African continent
An overview of what is happening on the African continentArticle

It has become a relatively well-worn fact that over the past two decades the African economy has grown faster than the world economy by some 2% per annum. This translates into impressive headlines...

Issued by Gordon Institute of Business Science 22 Oct 2019

Smart cities: world's best don't just adopt new technology, they make it work for people
Smart cities: world's best don't just adopt new technology, they make it work for peopleArticle

Cities are fast becoming "smart", and the impact on people's lives can be immense...

Arturo Bris 11 Oct 2019

#TechWatch: Incorrect perceptions about smart cities
#TechWatch: Incorrect perceptions about smart citiesArticle

When President Cyril Ramaphosa made an announcement about developing a "smart city" in South Africa, the public created quite a stir and has triggered a lot of conversation...

4 Oct 2019

4 ways urban lifestyle trends are changing the property landscape
4 ways urban lifestyle trends are changing the property landscapeArticle

There's a lot of talk about future cities, many of them being the sprawling metropolises of the world. The new world order for professionals, executives, and indeed millennial behaviour is to catch a taxi to work if needed, then to walk from work to gym, move on to coffee with friends - and cycle, walk or take a quick Uber home...

11 Sep 2019

Cisco invests R140 million into SA digital future
Cisco invests R140 million into SA digital futureArticle

Minister of the Department of Communications and Digital Technologies, Stella Ndabeni-Abrahams and Clayton Naidoo, general manager for Sub-Saharan Africa at Cisco, signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) outlining key areas of cooperation for South Africa's digital future...

5 Sep 2019

Siemens unveils Cape Town smart city visualisation
Siemens unveils Cape Town smart city visualisationArticle

Automation company Siemens recently unveiled a data visualisation of Cape Town ahead of the World Economic Forum on Africa conference...

5 Sep 2019

Smart cities will depend on faster adoption of 4IR
Smart cities will depend on faster adoption of 4IRArticle

If you are not digital it will be very difficult to be competitive in industry, or in the buildings you produce. Because what you are building is here for the next 50 years, and it has to be green, smart and automated...

Taru Madangombe 3 Sep 2019

Join us for the premium TVET Conference on the 2019 academic calendar
Join us for the premium TVET Conference on the 2019 academic calendarArticle

The 2019 International North South EdTech Conference and expo is taking place from 11-13 September 2019 at the Tsogo Sun, Cape Sun Conference Centre...

Issued by False Bay College 30 Aug 2019

Startup challenges you need to know about
Startup challenges you need to know aboutArticle

Africa's best startups and innovators will be descending on the Mother City for the AfricArena Summit, taking place from 11-12 November 2019...

27 Aug 2019

Entries open for the 2019 MTN Business App of the Year Awards, IoT Conference & Awards
Entries open for the 2019 MTN Business App of the Year Awards, IoT Conference & AwardsArticle

2019 sees MTN Business bringing two events on the annual ICT calendar together. The MTN Business App of the Year Awards and IoT Conference & Awards...

22 Aug 2019

Hype Cycle highlights technologies that will transform business
Hype Cycle highlights technologies that will transform businessArticle

The 2019 Gartner "Hype Cycle for ICT in Africa" features three technologies that will have a transformational impact on businesses in Africa within the next 10 years. They are smart city frameworks, the Internet of Things (IoT) and low earth orbit satellite systems.

20 Aug 2019

What 4IR means in the context of South Africa
What 4IR means in the context of South AfricaArticle

From the Internet of things (IoT) to Artificial Intelligence (AI) to smart cities, to the Fourth Industrial Revolution (4IR), the list of buzzwords is steadily growing with a shortage of tangible and visible planning...

Eckart Zollner 16 Aug 2019

Making sense of the 5G investment
Making sense of the 5G investmentArticle

While estimates for global investment into 5G over the next few years vary, one thing is certain...

Vino Govender 8 Aug 2019

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How data science in and for Africa can blaze new trailsArticle

Many of the disruptive, game-changing innovations that are grounded in data science are intended to improve people's quality of life as well as the efficiency of processes and services...

Wim Delva 2 Aug 2019

3 levels of smart city growth
3 levels of smart city growthArticle

Smart cities need the operational technology foundation of smart panels and transformers, the middle layer of connected devices with edge control self-management and the top layer of real-time insights that can optimise services...

Taru Madangombe 30 Jul 2019

It's time for telcos to diversify their business
It's time for telcos to diversify their businessArticle

Communications service providers (CSPs) have seen the expectation of their customers evolve rapidly over the past 10-15 years...

10 Jul 2019

Smart cities need smart energy solutions
Smart cities need smart energy solutionsArticle

Siemens South Africa puts Smart City vision into action by implementing a real-life local case study...

10 Jul 2019

22 Tech startups selected for Startupbootcamp (SBC) AfriTech
22 Tech startups selected for Startupbootcamp (SBC) AfriTechArticle

Startupbootcamp (SBC) AfriTech, the global tech accelerator program in Africa, received 1,804 applications for its 2019 cohort...

18 Jun 2019

African Construction and Totally Concrete Expo addresses industry challenges, opportunities
African Construction and Totally Concrete Expo addresses industry challenges, opportunitiesArticle

The core message during the first two days of the recently held seventh African Construction and Totally Concrete Expo was that 'with adversity comes opportunity'...

18 Jun 2019

The battle for campus connectivity
The battle for campus connectivityArticle

One of the key challenges universities face today is how to keep up with the ever-growing connectivity demands of staff and students...

Morten Illum 13 Jun 2019

Simon McCullough, Major Channel Account Manager, F5 Networks
Move to 5G services without abandoning 4G investmentsArticle

These are exciting, yet challenging times for service providers and telcos as 5G comes ever closer to becoming a reality...

Simon McCullough 5 Jun 2019

Helmut Resisinger, CEO, Orange Business Services
The rise of The Internet of EnterprisesArticle

In today's digital economy, data is a highly valuable asset. Unlocking the insights that data holds is crucial to innovation...

Helmut Resisinger 5 Jun 2019

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#AfricaMonth: Africa's revival - foretelling or fairy tale?Article

Welcome to the future, where a continent once cast in darkness has come into the light...

Salona Naidoo and Gabi Wojtowitz 15 May 2019

The energy sector needs tech innovation
The energy sector needs tech innovationArticle

South Africa is currently experiencing an energy crisis that requires the public and private sectors, along with households to work together...

14 May 2019

Startups selected for AfricArena VivaTech 2019 delegation
Startups selected for AfricArena VivaTech 2019 delegationArticle

AfricArena has announced the delegation of startups they will bring along and showcase at the "World's Rendezvous for Startups and Leaders", VivaTech...

6 May 2019

Increasing population growth in Africa's megacities a challenge for authorities
Increasing population growth in Africa's megacities a challenge for authoritiesArticle

Megacities, cities with a population of at least 10 million, are sprouting everywhere in Africa. Cairo in Egypt, Kinshasa in the Democratic Republic of the Congo and Lagos in Nigeria are already megacities...

Finbarr Toesland 3 May 2019

Smart cities: The promises and failures of utopian technological planning
Smart cities: The promises and failures of utopian technological planningArticle

Technology and innovation transform the ways that we interact with governments, purchase products and manage our health and lives. This turmoil affects cities...

Sylvie Albert 30 Apr 2019

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

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

Boeing crashes and Uber collision show passenger safety relies on corporate promises, not regulators' tests
Boeing crashes and Uber collision show passenger safety relies on corporate promises, not regulators' testsArticle

Government regulators and industry experts often overlook the complexities and risks of human-technology interactions and increasingly rely on companies' voluntary oversight and self-assessments...

Adam Gabriele and Thaddeus R. Miller 17 Apr 2019

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