Features

[Column] Santho Mohapeloa: Cyber insurance is a growing demand for all companies

06-18-2021 | 11:32:19
The acceleration towards greater digitalization and remote working driven by the pandemic is also further intensifying IT vulnerabilities.

[Africa Tech Review] Duncan Mochama: Nigeria, Kenya and South Africa are top drivers of eCommerce volumes in Sub-Saharan Africa

06-17-2021 | 15:08:00
[Africa Tech Review] Duncan Mochama: Nigeria, Kenya and South Africa are top drivers of eCommerce volumes in Sub-Saharan Africa

[Column] Mark Walker: The significant scope of the great data grab

06-17-2021 | 10:10:00
The South African Draft National Policy on Data and Cloud announced on 01 April 2021 has done more than startle the country. It has presented company, individual, and analysts with some very important questions.

[Interview] Teddy Kimani, CEO, vukaplus.com, Kenya

06-17-2021 | 09:42:00
Teddy Kimani is the CEO and Founder of Vukaplus, a Kenyan-based classified ads company that provides an online platform for users to place ads for properties, cars, job vacancies, businesses and services.

[Column] Mojolaoluwa Aderemi Makinde: The key to reviving Africa's economic backbone

06-16-2021 | 12:59:18
Over the past year, the term ‘digital transformation’ has gone from an industry buzzword to a firmly entrenched necessity for survival. Hard lockdowns and stay-home orders, while necessary, also created a huge challenge for some of the continent’s largest economies grappling with the pandemic’s cost to gross domestic product (GDP).

[Column] Mandy Duncan: Financing the workplace of tomorrow, hybrid or otherwise

06-15-2021 | 15:01:00
An unprecedented ability to connect, collaborate and work from anywhere. Enterprise-level connectivity and equipment at home. New work spaces, automated systems and cognizant buildings at the office.

[Column] JP van Loggerenberg: Protecting your ERP system from cybersecurity breaches

06-15-2021 | 14:48:40
Cybercrime taps into the vulnerability of business systems and can pose a real threat to a robust supply chain. A sophisticated ransomware attack recently targeted the world’s largest meat processor.

[Africa Cloud Review] Simon Ngunjiri: Businesses in Africa are increasing their cloud spending in 2021

06-14-2021 | 14:49:00
In 2016, global spending on public IT cloud services was just under $100B. In 2021 that figure has ballooned to a healthy $312.4B after experiencing a 34% increase from 2019’s $233.4B revenue.

[Column] Nick Durrant: Moving to Content as a Service

06-14-2021 | 11:40:45
In the digital world, marketers need to understand the power of content and redesign their strategies to include voice, video, artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning to continue reaching consumers.

[Column] Ryan Mer: Cybersecurity is more than a tech issue – it’s a business problem too

06-14-2021 | 11:34:00
A concerning number of South African companies are not prepared for the inevitability of a cyberattack despite the significant financial and reputational risks, according to Ryan Mer, Managing Director, eftsure Africa.

[Africa Tech Review] Duncan Mochama: Governments are helping advance the digital economy and drive economic transformation

06-10-2021 | 15:19:00
In Kenya, the government in partnership with the private sector also this week unveiled a new initiative aimed at equipping small business owners with digital skills.

[Column] Patric Ndegwa: The future of connectivity in Africa - and how to prepare your business

06-10-2021 | 14:05:00
Connectivity has transformed traditional business models and given consumers new platforms, products, and services that they can access anytime and anywhere – especially critical in the midst of a pandemic.

[Column] Andy Jury: Financial inclusion in Africa requires more doing and less talking

06-09-2021 | 11:21:08
This is the promise of fintech for the financially excluded – it is empowering. Its use can remove small impediments in a journey that allows people to benefit from momentum and do things for themselves.

[Africa Cloud Review] Simon Ngunjiri: Cloud is accelerating digital change across different industries

06-07-2021 | 14:54:00
Not only is cloud technology itself evolving at pace, but the way organisations buy and manage software is having to adapt as well.

[Column] Marilyn Moodley: A digitised supply chain has become a necessity for building business efficiency

06-07-2021 | 10:59:29
Cloud technology is driving change and accelerating digital transformation across multiple industries simultaneously.