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[Column] Wandile Mcanyana: Are insurers staying ahead of their growing cybersecurity risks?

08-10-2020 | 11:05:00
Our latest findings on State of Cyber Resilience shows that cyberattacks on insurers have more than doubled.

[Column] James Ndegwa: The evolution of network infrastructure in a brave new world

08-08-2020 | 14:35:00
The ‘new normal’ has supplanted digital transformation as the phrase of choice in business today. Of course, this is not without its merits.

[Column] Eran Brown: Agile data infrastructures can save the retail sector

07-31-2020 | 13:40:00
Retailers have been hit hard by the current coronavirus crisis. IT teams supporting struggling businesses now need to switch to maintaining critical infrastructures that support home-workers.

Why media production teams are adopting cloud-based solutions for a post-Covid world

07-31-2020 | 06:45:54
How do traditional media organisations, or any business with a digital community, prepare for the new remote working reality in a way that is sustainable into the future?

[Column] Chris Ogden: Time to have a conversation around innovation in Africa

07-30-2020 | 06:30:33
There is one word that defines the times today - uncertainty. It hangs in the economies and markets. It is the essence of the complexity that the pandemic has wrought.

Perspectives on shared agent networks from emerging economies

07-29-2020 | 09:16:22
When you visit an agent outlet in Kenya, you often see a number of point-of-sales devices being used by the agent. When you enquire about it, she would mention that each of these devices belong to a different bank.

[Column] Vukani Mngxati: Responsible AI: A framework for building trust

07-29-2020 | 07:32:00
Artificial intelligence (AI) is maturing rapidly as an incredibly powerful technology with seemingly limitless application.

[Column] Soromfe Uzomah: How global disruption can have local implications

07-25-2020 | 14:32:36
The global impact that the Covid-19 pandemic has had not only on public health, but on business, cannot be underestimated. It’s prudent to consider the impact such a global disruption of trade has on small and medium businesses.

[Column] James Bayhack: The value of mobile marketing cloud technology

07-23-2020 | 06:46:00
Marketing ultimately drives the sales of any business. Without it, many companies wouldn't sell their products or services and wouldn't survive in a highly competitive environment.

[Startup Interview] Vimbai Malandu, Co-Founder, YuPlan Limited, Zimbabwe

07-21-2020 | 16:23:00
YuPlan Limited is a Zimbabwe digital startup that allows customers to book a venue from anywhere in the world.

[Column] Tonny Tugee: Factors impacting development of infrastructure in Africa

07-15-2020 | 14:13:00
Without a doubt, Africa is one of the world’s fastest-growing economic hubs. Crucial to this rate of development is the ability to meet the demand for key infrastructure.

[Column] Akesh Lalla: Yes, there’s disruption but also, opportunity

07-07-2020 | 09:38:00
I hear this a lot, “We are in unprecedented times.” Actually, to borrow from author and motivational speaker Simon Sinek, we are not. We have been through tough business situations like this before.

[Column] Alain Tshal: Guarding against identity theft in times of increased online fraud

07-07-2020 | 07:07:00
Everyone is fair (and likely) game when it comes to identity theft. That is true at the best of times, but the COVID-19 pandemic has only intensified cyber fraudsters’ hunt for the susceptible and vulnerable.

[Column] Paulo de Matos: A four-step approach to building business continuity in uncertainty

07-03-2020 | 07:10:00
The role of procurement is about ensuring that business operations continue like clockwork no matter how disrupted the business environment is.

[Column] Sabelo Dlamini: Of Covid-19 and digital divide in Africa

07-01-2020 | 09:42:53
The IDC market outlook for Africa underscores the value of connectivity, the importance of ICT and the need to be more prepared when it comes to digital.