“South Africa has the unenviable title of being the world’s ‘unhealthiest country’ and sixth ‘drunkest country’ on earth. We also have the most drunk-driving deaths in the world. A risky population is expensive to insure.”
The mobile telecommunications industry is busy consolidating. However, in doing so, it runs the real risk of curtailing its ability to innovate. Pretty bold statement, I know, but in merging, the sector loses diversity and diversity, is one of the key things that...
Raftery on ways healthcare, energy, transport, manufacturing, farming and energy will be changed; supply chains transformed – and that changes are already here, just waiting to be adopted
With 4G proven and in place, the next steps towards enabling connected and autonomous cars include increased coverage and upgrades to next generation 5G, capable of handling far greater data throughput.
CIOs can help LOB executives identify potentially redundant processes or tasks that can be augmented or supported by AI or other machine-learning applications, with an eye on measurably reducing human error
Cybercrime in South Africa reportedly racks up more than R2-billion a year and, while not all of that is due to cybercriminals spoofing bank customers, part of CX is keeping customers’ trust intact
Handling online shopping traffic on a normal day can be a challenge – but ‘extreme specials’ on certain days make keeping the site up and running a hard task indeed
SANParks’ requirement for a single service aggregator will see Datacentrix manage multiple suppliers of both ICT and business services, providing a single business-facing ICT organisation.
In the South African telecoms sector, digitally savvy consumers, armed with virtual royal sceptres such as Facebook and Twitter, have forced communications service providers down transformative highways, and reimagined customer experience
While adoption of Circular Economy thinking is still in its infancy in Africa, there are success stories that can be seen in pockets where, through innovation, we are also seeing new business streams and even new industries.
While available online information may give previously unknown insights, is it enough to truly know who you are forming alliances or associations with and who you are entrusting, especially when it comes to your business information?
Agriculture is still one of the main economic driving forces in South Africa and the adoption of technology in the sector also requires that various stakeholders work together.