Alonso’s quest for motorsport’s ‘holy grail’

Fernando Alonso – world champion in 2005 and ’06 – wants to be seen as a “complete” racing driver. This means competing successfully in events other than Formula One, as did the top drivers of bygone eras. By Graham Duxbury His objective is to secure...

Securing today’s smart homes

As an increasing number of devices and appliances that are Internet-enabled and contain sensors flood our homes, the humble burglar alarm now has a new cutting-edge competitor. By Simon Campbell-Young, MD of Credence Security Smart home security systems, which combine...

Smart tech changing the face of the home security market

The fact that South Africa’s crime rate is one of the worst in the world is a well-known fact. Not only do we lose hundreds of millions of Rand in possessions every year due to theft, we also have one of the highest rates of gun-related crime (such as armed robberies)...

Rain: the ultimate test that separates the good from the great

motorsport, rain is the great leveller. When the heavens open, the formbook goes out the window. A wet track helps less powerful cars compete with more horsepower-gifted rivals while drivers with a deft touch on the wheel and pedals have an inherent advantage. By...

10 ways to grow your customer base

Your customers are essential to your business’ success. And the more customers you have, the more sales and profit you’ll make. By Nikki Summers, regional director for Sage in East Africa Your focus and time should be split between keeping existing customers happy so...

Growing up tech ..

Michael Xie, founder, president and chief technology officer of Fortinet shares some pointers on how to raise a tech business successfully As many teenagers can attest to, growing up isn’t easy. In my experience, neither is nurturing a tech business. As firms that...

Smart home technology soars

Smart home technology is becoming increasingly popular, and that market is growing rapidly. A slew of new companies are developing smart home devices that can help consumers use technology to manage networked devices in their homes. By Simon Campbell-Young, CEO of...

Motorsport’s greatest dynasty

Forty-six years ago, he became the youngest Formula One world champion. It was a record that lasted for three decades. By Graham Duxbury But Emerson Fittipaldi – “Emmo” to his fans – was just getting started on the road to an exceptional career. It was a career...

The impact of digital disruption on ICT companies

As a technology company, we spend a vast amount of our energy on advising our clients, in various sectors, on the ways that they can smartly adopt new technologies, business models and mindsets in order to survive the onslaught of digital disruption. By Mpumi Nhlapo,...

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