Features

[Column] Andrew Sordam: How African businesses can protect themselves against the effects of powerful market forces - Automation is the answer

09-26-2019 | 11:19:00
Discussions around intelligent automation, or autonomous systems, often lead to terms like “Artificial Intelligence (AI),” “machine learning,” “Blockchain” and “Internet of Things (IoT)” being thrown around.

[Column] Karien Bornheim: Cybersecurity - There are consequences

09-25-2019 | 11:36:00
There is a misplaced confidence in existing cybersecurity solutions and the beleaguered IT department that is leaving corporate doors wide open for attack.

[Column] Deborah Fourie: Transforming visibility into supply chain efficiency

09-19-2019 | 12:50:19
Forbes Insights’ analysis of the supply chain industry believes that changes in the supply chain industry are being driven by advancing technology and the so-called ‘Amazon effect’

[Column] Ugan Maistry: Robotic Process Automation is the answer to Digital Transformation

09-18-2019 | 11:13:52
Businesses of tomorrow are the ones that can successfully transition from ‘things and people’ to ‘technology and networks’.

[Column] Karien Bornheim: Secure digital control

09-18-2019 | 06:33:00
The world is fast embracing the technology and potential of emergent solutions such as the Internet of Things (IoT), automation and digital transformation.

[Column] Nick Durrant: Investing in digital experiences could make a difference

09-12-2019 | 11:59:00
Providing optimal digital experiences has become a key business differentiator, if companies don’t act quickly and put their customers first, they’ll lose their relevance and a majority of their revenue.

[Column] Wayne Spaumer: Artificial intelligence key to Africa’s future food security

09-11-2019 | 06:47:00
The cumulative view provided by the confluence of machine learning and decision making in conjunction with third-party data all hosted in the cloud, has given rise to artificial intelligence (AI) in agriculture.

[Column] Nikki Summers: Tech is making accounting invisible

09-09-2019 | 20:42:13
Technology is making accounting invisible. Algorithms, automation and artificial intelligence (AI) handle much of the accounting and compliance process.

[Column] Deon Geyser: Potential of 5G in Africa

09-05-2019 | 07:25:00
Africa is as capable of embracing the huge potential of this technology as the rest of the world, even within the limitations of existing infrastructure and complex connectivity challenges

[Column] Bernard Ford: Managing fixed assets efficiently is an art

09-04-2019 | 08:58:00
Modern cloud-based fixed asset management software helps today's businesses focus on their core competencies rather than complex IT processes.

[Column] Cathy Smith: Why revolutionary technologies will drive African prosperity

09-03-2019 | 09:10:59
Right now, we’re at a tipping point in Africa’s development. We’re hurtling headlong into the Fourth Industrial Revolution (4IR).

[Column] Keith Mullan: Aging business systems fail to meet today's business demands

08-29-2019 | 13:40:29
Businesses need to adapt quickly as aging business systems (ERPs) fail to meet today's business demands. To survive, business leaders need to modernise and find more effective ways to run their businesses.

[Column] Josephine Wawira: Tearing down barriers for the growth of African rural e-commerce

08-28-2019 | 11:49:23
The rise and growth of e-commerce in the world and primarily in Africa has created a lot of business opportunities, not only in urban but also in rural areas.

[Column] Nik Steffny: The Platform - Tomorrows new economic sector

08-28-2019 | 07:59:24
This progressive phenomenon has succeeded in turning the service industry on its head, placing tremendous pressure on businesses to remain relevant and successful.

[Column] Mandla Mbonambi: DevSecOps - Five reasons why

08-28-2019 | 07:26:45
DevOps practices allow for development and operations to build, test, release and design software far faster and with greater agility.