Singularity University Summit

Exponential change will have a dramatic effect on our lives. Singularity University held its annual summit in Kyalami, with exponential technology advances at the centre of the agenda. Kathy Gibson reports   How exponential technology will change the world An...

SAP TechEd: what you need to know

SAP is changing its culture and helping its customers make the most of the new digital world. Kathy Gibson attended SAP TechEd in Barcelona to get the details.   Business success derives from analytics, insights Insight-driven business are more successful, which...

Gartner IT Symposium | Xpo 2019

The first leg of the Gartner IT Symposium | Xpo world tour was held in Cape Town this week (15 to 18 September 2019). Kathy Gibson was on hand to report on all the new research and trends: Now for the next 50 years of connectivity … Connectivity has driven a...

Help the everything customer to find techquilibrium

By Kathy Gibson – Techquilibrium – the balance between traditional and digital business – is the goal for organisations seeking to survive and thrive in the digital world. Change is constant, and no company or industry has the luxury of standing still anymore....

World Economic Forum on Africa: all the news

The World Economic Forum on Africa was held in Cape Town from 3 – 5 September 2019. The meeting focused on how Africa should respond to the Fourth Industrial Revolution to avoid being left behind; and the opportunities and challenges presented by the...

World Economic Forum for Africa: it’s a wrap

With violence against women top of the South African mind this week, it’s appropriate that one of the initiatives adopted by the World Economic Forum on Africa tackles this issue. By Kathy Gibson Borge Bunde, president of the World Economic Forum, told attendees at...

Report-back: Dell Technologies Forum

The era of cloud-to-core-to-edge has arrived. To stay competitive in the digital age, organisations must modernise their compute, infrastructure and application environments. Kathy Gibson found out more at the Dell Technologies Forum.   The time to make the...

Small business is big business for SA resellers

Kathy Gibson is at the Cisco Small Business Summit in Sandton – The opportunity for southern African small businesses to adopt technology as a means for boosting their competitiveness is huge – and resellers are well positioned to grasp this opportunity. Globally,...

Hyperconvergence to ease infrastructure challenges

Kathy Gibson is at the Cisco Small Business Summit in Sandton –Traditional infrastructure can be complex and is typically siloed, a challenge that hyperconvergence aims to simplify and streamline. Cisco’s Hyperflex offering aims to help customers move to a hybrid...

Give customers a better user experience with SD-WAN

Kathy Gibson is at the Cisco Small Business Summit in Sandton – Software-defined wide area networking (SD-WAN) can help to provide a better user experience, greater agility and advanced threat protection. These are among the value-adds offered by Cisco’s SD-WAN 4.0,...

E-Learning Summit in East London

The fourth annual E-Learning Summit in East London explored how technology can assists teachers and learners compete in the fourth industrial revolution. Delegates also debated the challenges that we need to overcome, and plotted directions for taking the country...

SAP users gather for Saphila conference

The African SAP User Group (AFSUG) held its biennial Saphila meeting at Sun City during June. Kathy Gibson reports   Intelligent enterprise is all about the experience We are living the experience economy – it is happening to all of us in the workplace or at...