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...

Technology trends that drive success

Technology is not going to slow down any time soon. In fact, within a very short time shifts will be exponential rather than linear – and the companies that will survive with be those that have hard-coded certain traits into their corporate DNA. Kathy Gibson learnt...

Dell EMC Forum and the path to digitalisation

Dell EMC and its partners are delivering the building blocks that companies need on their digital transformation journey. Kathy Gibson attended Dell EMC Forum to find out more   New technologies change the business landscape New technologies are going well beyond...

IBM Think and PartnerWorld: into the future with cloud, AI

Cloud computing and artificial intelligence (AI) are driving technology trends into the future. Mark Davison attended the IBM Think and PartnerWorld events in Las Vegas to find out how the IT giant is tackling them   IBM breakthroughs that will change the world IBM...

IDC CIO Summit: all about digitalisation

The IDC CIO Summit tackled the issues around digitalisation, touching on the technologies driving transformation, including blockchain, cloud, artificial intelligence and autonomous systems. Kathy Gibson reports How IT can drive digital transformation As business...

Enterprises urged to choose their tech future

Kathy Gibson reports – South African companies are at a watershed when it comes to the technology they employ – and they will have to embrace emerging technologies in the near future to avoid being sidelined. This is the word from Arthur Goldstuck, MD of World...

Technology vision for 2018

Kathy Gibson was at Accenture TechVision 2018 – Enterprises have to change the way they connect with customers and employees as technology fundamentally changes the business landscape. Pervasive connectivity is a reality, and for the most part this is good – but for...

What to expect from the budget

South Africa is facing perhaps its toughest budget yet, and the year ahead will be tough as citizens have to fork out for a record fiscal deficit. Kathy Gibson attended PwC’s pre-budget review to find out what we can expect As social, political and economic...

Africa: land of challenge and opportunity

What can the ICT industry expect to see in 2018, and how can players prepare for it? Kathy Gibson attended IDC Directions to find out more. Africa is a unique and very different market to do business in, but there as many challenges as opportunities. “We live in a...

Yacht racing goes digital with biometrics

“This is a new application of the technology in a harsh environment. We are excited about collecting the data, and analysing it, to hopefully increase performance.” ~ Dr Adriana Marais, head of innovation, SAP Africa.

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