Why we are failing at security

By Kathy Gibson - Cyber-threats are coming at us thick and fast, with the potential to cause untold damage, but enterprises are still not aligning their security spend with the threats. “Security is an increasing area of focus for organisations,” says Jon Tullett,...

Bitcoin and the question of tax

Christopher Renwick, attorney at Tax Consulting SA, discusses some of the pressing issues surrounding the cryptocurrency. Although usually behind the global curve, South Africa seems to be keeping pace with the current bitcoin trend. This is positive, as we are living...

Gauteng aims to lead in tech innovation

Kathy Gibson at the Gauteng Provincial Government Technology & Innovation Conference - Gauteng aims to be a smart province, building on a vision of transformation and re-industrialisation. As the economic, industrial and technological hub of South Africa, the province...

The special needs of seaports

As a major entry point into countries across the world, seaports are one of the most preferred methods for transporting goods and cargo for international trade. By Kamal Mokrani, global vice-president at InfiNet Wireless Clothes, technology, cars and food are often...

VAT and e-commerce: SA falls behind, stays behind

Tax systems around the world are struggling to keep pace with the digitisation of commerce.  Where tax systems could previously rely on technological constraints to protect the fiscus, they must now be adaptive to changes in the e-commerce landscape. By Chetan...

The countdown to 5G has begun

As mobile Internet usage has grown exponentially the world over, South Africa has in turn leveraged from faster network connectivity. The fifth generation (5G) network will provide more than just faster connectivity for local businesses and consumers, as it seeks to...

Bitcoin and the question of tax

Christopher Renwick, attorney at Tax Consulting SA, discusses some of the pressing issues surrounding the cryptocurrency. Although usually behind the global curve, South Africa seems to be keeping pace with the current bitcoin trend. This is positive, as we are living...

Gauteng aims to lead in tech innovation

Kathy Gibson at the Gauteng Provincial Government Technology & Innovation Conference - Gauteng aims to be a smart province, building on a vision of transformation and re-industrialisation. As the economic, industrial and technological hub of South Africa, the province...

Make bolder technology decisions in 2018

South African businesses need to be bolder when it comes to integrating technology innovation with organisational strategy. Decision-makers must embrace this through an accelerated roadmap if they are to remain relevant to stakeholders in 2018. By Derek Bose, senior...

The special needs of seaports

As a major entry point into countries across the world, seaports are one of the most preferred methods for transporting goods and cargo for international trade. By Kamal Mokrani, global vice-president at InfiNet Wireless Clothes, technology, cars and food are often...

Fundamental fintech shift coming

Far-reaching changes that govern Europe’s retail banking system will be implemented early this year – and the effects will be felt in South Africa. Several local banks that have branches in Europe will have to comply with a new European Union (EU) directive that is...

Insurtech shakes things up

Technological innovations have taken multiple industries by storm over the last few decades. However, insurance has often been pegged as a slightly more traditional industry. Enter insurtech, which is driving the new technologies increasingly underpinning insurance...

Game-changers for manufacturing

IoT being built into the product design, manufacturers adopting a more service-centric business model and 3D-printing reaching the tipping point of realising business benefits on a large scale. These are the three game-changing trends that Antony Bourne, global...

Transforming security for today’s speed of business

It’s no secret that organisations are spending more money than ever on security. Despite this, the only things outpacing increasing security spend are the losses due to security breaches. By VMware EMEA’s Ian Jansen van Rensburg Business models keep transforming,...

Don’t miss out on data centre transformation

In today’s digital economy, markets and customer purchasing behaviours are changing. Customers expect everything to be available online, anytime, anywhere. By Morne Bekker, South African country manager and district manager for the SADC region at NetApp To satisfy...

Boost staff wellness and reduce risk-related costs

Common cost drivers for corporate South Africa are frequently accepted as necessary expenses rather than being proactively managed. What can businesses do in the year ahead to turn these challenges into opportunities for a more productive and prosperous future? “When...