Supply chain faces automation disruption

Even though automation can enable warehouses to support the same-day and next-day delivery expectations of customers, companies first need to have complete visibility of how their existing supply chain is structured. After all, they cannot embrace future innovation if...

Massdiscounters enables true omnichannel business model

With changing customer aspirations forcing retailers to quickly adapt their value propositions; improve convenience; and deliver true omnichannel customer experiences; retailers are seeking technology partners that can help them digitise their entire business...

Continuous Next the way forward for IT…

Kathy Gibson is at Gartner Symposium in Cape Town – Digital transformation has impacted the entire enterprise, and winners are those that can constantly adapt to change – that can live in the Continuous Next. “How will you rise to that challenge?” Mike Harris,...

Entrepreneurship can lift more South Africans out of poverty

Entrepreneurship is often positioned as a solution for South Africa’s unemployment crisis, yet it will only make a real difference to job creation and the country’s economy if larger organisations and government give newly-minted entrepreneurs the support they need to...

Epson’s EcoTank range set for growth

Epson has announced that global sales figures for its innovative high-capacity Ink Tank Inkjet printer range, EcoTank, exceeded 30 million units since the range was first launched in Indonesia in October 2010. By the end of FY17 (ended March 2018), the company had...

New monochrome products from Lexmark

Lexmark has announced the availability of a new generation of mid-range monochrome single function and MFP products. With sturdy metal frames and long-lasting components, the MS and MX 320, 420, 520, and 620 Series of devices offer reliability, durability and duty...

Large format printers from Canon

Canon Europe has launched the new imagePrograf TM Series of large format inkjet printers for customers producing CAD, GIS and poster applications. The new imagePrograf TM Series features eight different models, all aimed at customers printing low- to mid-volumes. The...

Canon launches Océ ColorWave 3000

Canon Europe has launched the new Océ ColorWave 3000 series of large format printers for customers specialising in CAD, GIS and short-term graphic arts applications. The new Océ ColorWave 3000 series comprises two different models: the Océ ColorWave 3500 and the Océ...

Unlock true value with digital transformation

By Kathy Gibson - Talking about digitalisation is all very well, but organisations have to be able to unlock value. “I believe magic happens when you take things that are previously disparate and put them together to they make sense,” says Dr Brian Armstrong, chair of...

Five common archiving mistakes

With the rise in ransomware, phishing and other cyberattacks, email archiving has never been more critical. A secure archive is the most important repository of corporate memory, and key insight and knowledge lies within it. It’s also an essential component of an...

Exports crucial for SA’s economic growth

While trade is an important engine of economic growth, many African countries have still not realised their full potential. This is according to Ina Cronjé, Trade & Investment KwaZulu-Natal (TIKZN) Board chairperson, She says  TIKZN remains committed to assisting...

Kolok SA transforms delivery capabilities

Kolok, a division of Bidvest Paper Plus, invested in Trackmatic’s Driver-Led Visibility technology to transform operations and improve their supply chain visibility. Since January 2018, the organisation has seen a 39% increase in on-time departures, a 50% increase in...

Massdiscounters enables true omnichannel business model

With changing customer aspirations forcing retailers to quickly adapt their value propositions; improve convenience; and deliver true omnichannel customer experiences; retailers are seeking technology partners that can help them digitise their entire business...

The technology driving big advantages for SMMEs

Deciding to take the plunge into the world of entrepreneurship is a scary prospect, but also one that holds incredible promise – if founders play their cards right. By Sacha Matulovich, sales and marketing director for Connection Telecom Despite shaky economies around...

From start-up to growing business – here’s how to shake things up

So, you’ve survived the start-up phase of your business. Now it’s time to grow. Whether you’re looking to expand by diversifying your product or service offering, or by entering new markets, you’ll need a few strategies to help you along the way. By Viresh Harduth,...

Helping to foster greater economic growth through tech-empowered SMEs

Technology that was once too expensive for small businesses such as business intelligence and cloud-based solutions, is now accessible to most SMEs. By Maureen Mansour-Khoury, senior product manager: Dynamics 365 at Microsoft MEA Services like these now assist SMEs in...