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Lightbulb moments: Design crucial for software success

Effective design is crucial in the software development process, because if people don’t want to use your software, you have nothing, says Digital Skills Academy.

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Cassino builds Alfa Romeo new-gen models

Midrand, South Africa: FCA has opened the doors of its Cassino plant, cradle of the new generation Alfa Romeo, to reveal the achievements of its partnership with Samsung.

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IoT & Smart Cities: Vital, with profound benefits

The reach of IoT is staggering. In the near future, the growing population of nations may be fed by crops that are smartly planted at the right time and in precisely the right place to produce maximum yield.

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Shifting from transactional to transformational HR

South African businesses must embrace a more agile and efficient approach to their people - failing this, local businesses of all sizes and across sectors may simply not able to stay relevant in a rapidly changing world.

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Workplace 2020

Shifting from transactional to transformational HR

South African businesses must embrace a more agile and efficient approach to their people - failing this, local businesses of all sizes and across sectors may simply not able to stay relevant in a rapidly changing world.

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SMEs want tech-savvy accountants

In a survey of over 600 South African accountants and SME owners conducted by Xero, in partnership with World Wide Worx, it's clear that small business wants tech-savvy accounting staff.

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Sustainability

Africa's future in the balance: We dare not fail

Africa: The tough reality is that radical disruption to skills requirements in the workplace is headed our way as we edge towards the next Industrial Revolution.

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Eskom, Huawei to develop smart grid for SA

In this partnership with Huawei, Eskom will become the first power and electricity partner in South Africa to leverage Huawei’s OpenLab in Johannesburg.

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Security & Legal

PandaLabs advice on protection against WannaCry

The far reaching and devastating attack WannaCrypt or WannaCry as it has become known highlights the necessity for organisations to acknowledge a new paradigm in cyber-security, and move away from commoditised AV products.

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How connectivity can benefit law enforcement

Having access to the internet and all the related information it provides leads to a smart way of doing things and helps government embrace the concept of smart cities.

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IT Service Management

Greg Pritchett: The real value of Big Data

How big is Big Data? more data has been generated in the past two years than ever in history and it is estimated that by 2020, 1,7Mb of new information will be created every second for every human being on the planet.

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Are you managing the people or the tech?

Perhaps the biggest process management challenge in a contact centre is the lack of true oversight of the environment. While tradition may be built on, as we move into a space of multimedia a more holistic approach is needed.

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Report-back

Michael Dell: A man with no regrets

“I absolutely believe we have a big role to be the essential infrastructure company, and with the massive consolidation that will happen in infrastructure, we’re in a great position to win that." ~ Michael Dell, chairman & CEO of Dell Technologies.

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Huawei plans skills lab, investments in SA

“So we want to have an Open Lab that will deploy all of Huawei’s leading infrastructure and we will open our platform and interface to our partners.” ~ Steven Wu, CEO of Huawei South Africa

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Innovation

Cassino builds Alfa Romeo new-gen models

Midrand, South Africa: FCA has opened the doors of its Cassino plant, cradle of the new generation Alfa Romeo, to reveal the achievements of its partnership with Samsung.

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Network-agnostic IoT platform from IS, Comsol

The IoT platform will offer intelligent, automated orchestration, and self-configuration by users so they can change network technologies such as LoRaWAN, Sigfox, Wi-Fi, GPRS and others) or the data interfaces and communication protocols at will.

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