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...

Infor introduces artificial intelligence

Artificial intelligence looks set to be the ‘killer app’ of the next couple of years, and it’s rapidly becoming pervasive in the application software used to run our companies. Mark Davison was at Inforum 2017 in New York to learn about Infor’s move into the world of...

IT resellers need to embrace, enable change

Digital transformation is a reality for organisations of all sizes, and IT partners need to help them make a successful transformation. Kathy Gibson attended from Dell EMC Channel Update in Sandton to find out more The IT industry is experiencing a massive change as...

Digital transformation top of mind

For the first time since the merger, Dell EMC held a conference that showed of the combined company and highlighted the strategic and technological direction the company will be taking. Mark Davison was at Dell EMC World in Las Vegas To many people the hype around...

Dell EMC Forum

Dell EMC in South Africa has hosted its first major event as a combined company. Kathy Gibson visited the Dell EMC Forum in Sandton to get some insight into the organisation’s thinking.   How to win in a disrupted world Disruption is a reality, all companies are going...

Samsung Africa Forum

Samsung is serious about its business in Africa. The company shared its strategy and unveiled products designed especially for the continent at the Samsung Africa Forum in Cape Town. Kathy Gibson reports. Samsung re-invents itself for Africa Samsung is re-inventing...

IBM PartnerWorld

The worlds of business and IT are going through some massive changes as digitalisation and cognitive computing become mainstream – and channel partners have to keep up to date. Mark Davison attended IBM’s PartnerWorld conference in Las Vegas where partners...

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