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How Rwanda is spurring a generation of women in technology

06-23-2020 | 12:01:13
In 2020, it was the only African country ranked in the top 10 of the World Economic Forum’s Global Gender Gap Report.

[Column] Shuman Ghosemajumder: COVID-19, contact tracing and the data privacy challenge

06-19-2020 | 11:26:00
Recent years have seen a marked shift in the way technology interacts with our data privacy.

[Column] Tamer Farouk: Overcoming today’s challenges with strategic, collaborative innovation

06-16-2020 | 06:30:58
There is something remarkable about the African continent, the scarcity and complexity brings light to innovation and invention.

Africa in urgent need of affordable broadband internet, Technology Director

06-12-2020 | 13:29:00
The director of Technology, Climate Change and Natural Resources Management at the Economic Commission for Africa (ECA) said that Africa contributes less than 1% to the world’s digital economy, which accounts for about 15% of global GDP.

[Column] Vukani Mngxati: How will South Africa businesses handle the digital commerce crush

06-12-2020 | 13:23:08
COVID-19 is a global pandemic, evolving at unprecedented speed and scale. It is creating a universal imperative for governments and organisations to take immediate action to protect their people.

[Column] Chris Burke: How COVID-19 is testing telcos’ mettle

06-11-2020 | 10:28:00
We are living in testing times and for telecoms operators, the COVID-19 pandemic is throwing up challenge after challenge, ranging from a major mismatch between network configuration and the new traffic patterns.

[Column] Theo Odendaal: A cost-effective IT strategy is key to navigating times of economic uncertainty

06-09-2020 | 08:29:01
Midsize enterprises are at a crossroads. To innovate and thrive in the current economy, they need to be able to rely on sound data management. But data storage solutions can be costly.

[Column] Baljeet Nagi: Business continuity demands a supply chain with end-to-end visibility

06-08-2020 | 10:07:45
For many enterprises, their siloed, traditional Supply Chain Management (SCM) systems are proving to be their Achilles’ heel when trying to operate in unprecedented circumstances.

[Column] David Christie: Systems resilience in times of unprecedented disruption

05-27-2020 | 07:04:59
In the unfolding COVID-19 crisis, systems resilience is being tested like never before. IT and business leaders must ensure that their organisations can continue to operate through this unprecedented disruption.

[Column] Pankaj Bhula: Lack of preparedness can have serious consequences for cybersecurity

05-26-2020 | 14:08:00
The current global Coronavirus crisis has exposed many flaws and gaps in the way businesses operate, but what has become glaringly apparent is how organisations are not prepared to handle cybersecurity requirements of a remote workforce.

[Column] Freeman Addico: The key coronavirus lesson for Africa is "work is a task, not a place"

05-26-2020 | 09:30:35
The negative impact of the global Coronavirus lockdown on business and commercial operations around the world is grave.

[Column] Ronnie Toerien: The role of Human Capital Management in the new world of work

05-26-2020 | 09:28:44
The world of work has been changing for some time, particularly over the last decade as emerging technologies equipped enterprises with the tools to operate with greater efficiency.

[Column] Melissa Jantjies: Making sense out of big data through visualisation

05-22-2020 | 10:38:00
With a proliferation of data emerging from the Covid-19 pandemic, data visualisation offers a fantastic opportunity to present all this information in an easy-to-digest format, and its applications are broad.

[Column] Cathy Smith: Why I am resolute in my afro-optimism despite the continent’s challenges

05-19-2020 | 06:38:03
It is becoming clear that most – if not all – our major social, economic and political decisions over the next few years will be made through the prism of the coronavirus and the ripple effects of the pandemic.

[Column] Garsen Naidu: A new remote culture, might just be the DNA for the ‘next normal’

05-18-2020 | 14:34:00
The Covid-19 crisis has, at least temporarily, brought thousands of people to the home office. The question is, what happens after the pandemic? Are companies returning to the old models with only physical presence?