Cloud is not a country
Medium and large businesses across South Africa, Kenya and Nigeria experience very different usage, benefits and intentions with cloud computing, according to new research by World Wide Worx and F5 Networks.
How blockchain can save advertising supply chains
Advertising has become unimaginably complex over the years with so many intermediaries in the supply chain. But, says DAVID BUTT, Consulting Director at Acceleration, blockchain may restore trust in the ad supply chain.
Why sports cars make us feel good
Forget romance, fine dining or an epic boxset binge – new preliminary research reveals that driving a sports car on a daily basis is among the best ways to boost your sense of wellbeing and emotional fulfilment.
Prepare for platform economy
Many companies have already taken steps to embed themselves into digital ecosystems. But, the pace of adopting new digital platforms for doing business needs to increase – especially in Africa, says WILLIAM MZIMBA, Chief Executive of Accenture South Africa.
How GDPR data laws will affect SA business
Previously, protecting data was the responsibility of the employer, but now the payroll software provider shares this responsibility. BRUCE VAN WYK, co-founder and director, Payspace discusses General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) on payroll.
Smart meters come with baggage
COLIN BEANEY, Global Industry Director for Energy and Utilities at IFS gives insight into a few of the challenges installers face when delivering smart meter programs.
Innovation feeding agri industry
With one-quarter of the world’s arable land, Africa is expected to play a leading role in ensuring the global population – expected to grow to 9 billion by 2050 – has access to a secure source of food. This has led the World Bank to predict that Africa’s agricultural sector will grow to $1-trillion by 2030.
Car that sees round corners
Jaguar Land Rover is leading a £4.7 million (approximately R79 million) project to develop self-driving cars that can ‘see’ at blind junctions and through obstacles.
No fees, no paperwork, in new FNB mobile account
First National Bank (FNB) has launched eWallet eXtra, a mobile bank account that allows unbanked and underbanked South African consumers to use a feature phone or a smartphone to open a bank account without ever walking into a branch.
Fitbit Versa comes to SA
Earlier this week, Fitbit announced the Versa smartwatch - the company’s lightest smartwatch to date, featuring a battery life of up to four days and cross platform capability.