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...

Report-back: Lenovo Accelerate

Lenovo has announced a slew of new end user products – including the world’s first foldable PC. Mark Davison reports from the Lenovo Accelerate conference in Orlando, USA.   Lenovo heralds new era with foldable PC Lenovo says it has ushered in a new era of...

Kaspersky Lab Cyber Security Weekend

While malware in general continues its relentless growth, Africa faces particular threats in the areas of industrial systems and mobile payments. Kathy Gibson joined Kaspersky Lab for its Cyber Security Weekend in Cape Town to learn more.   Threats to look out...

IDC CIO Summit 2019

Digital determination was the theme at the IDC CIO Summit, held recently at Zimbali Lodge in KwaZulu-Natal. Kathy Gibson reports   Digital determination the new key to success In 2019, digital transformation is well advanced, with various degrees of success seen...

Huawei aims to enable global connectivity

By Kathy Gibson – Huawei is forging ahead with its vision of becoming the technology player behind connectedness around the world – and is using its own technology to digitally transform its business. Last week, the company announced revenues of more than...

Report-back: Mobile World Congress 2019

The biggest telecommunications event in the world, Mobile World Congress, was held in Barcelona in February. Kathy Gibson attended to find out what the future holds for 5G, artificial intelligence, Internet of Things (IoT) and more Emerging markets lead in digital...

Report-back: IBM Think 2019

New technologies are already changing the way we live and work – and there’s more to come. Mark Davison learnt more at IBM’s Think conference in San Francisco.   Digital Transformation .. now for Chapter 2 There was standing room only in Moscone West conference...

Report-back: IBM PartnerWorld 2019

Mark Davison travelled to San Francisco to attend IBM’s PartnerWorld at Think conference to find out what new strategies and technologies the IT giant has in store for the channel.   Watson takes on human in historic debate IBM’s AI platform Watson made history today...

Report-back: IDC Directions 2019

What can CIOs and CEOs expect in terms of trends and technologies in the coming months? Kathy Gibson was at the IDC Directions conference to find out.   The reality of digital transformation Trends and directions in the IT space could start sounding a bit...

Intel debuts new platforms, technologies

Intel has provided details on its upcoming mobile PC platform with the first volume of the company’s 10nm processor, code-named “Ice Lake”. Built on Intel’s new Sunny Cove CPU microarchitecture, Ice Lake is expected to deliver a new level of technology integration on...

Tech revenue to reach record $398bn

Artificial intelligence (AI) and fast connectivity – critical ingredients for the next era of category leaders such as smartphones, smart home devices and smart speakers – will drive the US consumer technology industry to a record-breaking $398-billion in retail...