Gartner Symposium and ITExpo 2018

Gartner kicks off its world tour in Cape Town, and this year unveiled what it believes to be the new trend that will guide business and IT into the future – Continuous Next. Kathy Gibson was there to learn all about it   Gartner guides IT to Continuous Next Digital...

ITU Telecom World

The International Telecommunications Union (ITU) is meeting in Durban to thrash out issues around spectrum, connectivity and regulations. Kathy Gibson reports   ITU meeting opens in Durban The International Telecommunications Union (ITU) today kicked off ITU Telecom...

Satnac 2018: all change for telecoms

Telecommunications providers are under pressure on a number of fronts, and are having to find new business models if they want to thrive into the future. Kathy Gibson attended the Southern Africa Telecommunications, Networking and Applications Conference (Satnac) to...

Fujitsu Day: the path to digital transformation

Digital innovation and co-creation are the order of the day, and Fujitsu is leading the way. Fujitsu Day was an opportunity for partners and customers to learn about Fujitsu solutions. Kathy Gibson reports   SA leads in digital innovation Fujitsu is the fifth-largest...

SAP Now and the intelligence era

Digital transformation is no longer an end in itself – today it’s what companies have to do in order to reach the next target on their transformation journey: the intelligent enterprise. Kathy Gibson spent time at the SAP Now conference in Johannesburg to learn more....

IDC Security Summit

Security is top of mind for every CIO and CEO today. Kathy Gibson learnt about the market at the IDC Security Summit in Johannesburg.   Digital transformation drives security imperative If you are not thinking about security, you are not thinking about technology...

Trend Security Roadshow

Trend Micro has got big plans for sub-Saharan Africa: the company has ramped up its investment in the region and is actively engaging with partners and customers. Kathy Gibson learnt more at the Trend Security roadshow in Johannesburg   CISOs battle to stay on top of...

Syspro 8 launch

We talk about digitalisation and the fourth industrial revolution, but how close is South Africa to making the move? Kathy Gibson found out more at the launch of Syspro 8 in Johannesburg   SA moves to fourth industrial revolution Small innovation can have a dramatic...

Report-back: Dell EMC Partner Summit

Business transformation is enabled by digital transformation, IT transformation, workforce transformation and security transformation. Dell EMC is sharing its products and solutions with top African partners at the Dell EMC Partner Summit in Cape Town. Kathy Gibson...

HR, people drive the intelligent enterprise

As digitalisation takes off in organisations around the world, the reality of implementing it is proving more difficult than anticipated. Human resources (HR) is a key roleplayer in making sure digitalisationis adopted across the enterprise, and makes a real...

Malware gets personal as BEC, ransomware grow

Malware attacks are becoming more personalised, a trend that is evidenced by the massive growth in business email compromises (BECs) recorded. Kathy Gibson was at the Trend Micro update on malware, which included specific figures for South Africa for the first time....

Data key to business success

Data is becoming more important in the business world, to the extent that it is critical to helping organisations be successful. “We see there is a need for organisations to be data driven,” says Alan Cowley, CEO of Strategic Solution Architects (SSA), kicking off the...

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