COP24 raises the bar on re-imagining a resilient and sustainable future

Africa is one of the fastest urbanising regions in the world – and it is widely accepted that the rapid urbanisation of its burgeoning big cities will play a vital role in the continent’s continued growth and development. By Kate Stubbs, director: business development...

Things to consider over the festive season

As the year draws to a close, it’s important for small, medium and micro enterprises (SMMEs) to have a strategic plan in place for business continuity. So, before you get into a festive frame of mind, take a look at these top tips from Tashline Jooste, CEO of The...

How AI will change driving forever

Artificial Intelligence embedded throughout vehicles and roads infrastructure will be as revolutionary for transport as the internal combustion engine once was. Autonomous or self-driving vehicles may appear to be a new phenomenon, but key transport manufacturers and...

Harness the hype: become an AI business

It seems it’s become impossible to talk about IT, or business today, without talking about artificial intelligence (AI). By Dana Eitzen, corporate and marketing communications executive at Canon South Africa The technology has even been hailed as ‘the new...

Technology: the next step in our evolution

The convergence of the 5G and the Internet of Things (IoT) technologies will help create a positive impact on society and on people’s lives if and when it is embraced. This is the word from William Mzimba, chief officer for Vodacom Business Enterprise Group,...

How AI could make our workday easier

Tomorrow’s data-driven workplace brings many technical changes but also has the potential to make the workplace more enjoyable and humane. By Ronnie Toerien, HCM sales development and strategy leader at Oracle Africa Opinions differ widely as to the influence...

Predicting the big data election race

With digital personalised targeting using machine-based learning posing big implications for politics and elections of the future, Morne Bekker, South African country manager and district manager for the SADC region at NetApp takes a look at how data miners are able...

Can security keep pace with the rise of the machines?

Machines are increasingly taking over tasks traditionally conducted by humans, often working independently to improve business productivity. By Gorav Arora, data protection chief technology officer at Gemalto But, if we want our security measures to keep pace, as more...

Stress management key to growing an SME

Many South African small and medium enterprise (SME) owners are grappling with the stress and strain of running a business. This was confirmed by the findings of the second quarter 2018 SME Confidence Index, which reveals that 76% of the SME owners surveyed say that...

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