SA moves to fourth industrial revolution

Kathy Gibson reports – Small innovation can have a dramatic impact on industries. This is the word from Arthur Goldstuck, MD of World Wide Worx, who cites the example of the US supermarket Piggly Wiggly, which pioneered self-service, shopping bags with handles...

Dell EMC Partner Summit: Cape Town

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...

Report-back: SAP SuccessConnect 2018

Digitalisation is every organisation’s goal; how to get there is not always so clear. One thing is for certain, though, human resources (HR) has got to be at the centre of any digital transformation journey. Kathy Gibson found out more at the SAP SuccessConnect...

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

he 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...

The technology that will drive business

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...

Low-down on 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 are as many challenges as opportunities. “We live in a...

Open source drives digitalisation

Open source has a big role to play in enabling the new trends driving IT and business today. Kathy Gibson reports from SUSEcon in Prague Artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning, data analytics, high performance computing and digital transformation all...

People, technology key to business success

The world is changing as digitalisation, driven by cloud-everywhere, takes over the business environment. Underpinning the new business models is an IT infrastructure that is pervasive, intelligent, managed and connected. And this is enabling organisations to do more,...

The journey to smart cities

The network is rapidly becoming the enabler for digitalisation, as edge-to-cloud connectivity and manageability start to make the connected world a reality. One of the areas where this pervasive connectivity is going to start making a huge difference to everyone is in...

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