People 'n' Issues

User experience to the fore in African media

-September 22nd, 2017
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Shifting consumer preferences, advances in technology and ongoing disruption to business models are the new strategic imperative for entertainment and media (E&M) companies is to turn customers into fans.

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Water from air for CT

-September 21st, 2017
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A South African business has ordered Cape Town's first water bottling plant that makes water from just the air.

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AI for everyone

-September 20th, 2017
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Companies are seeing the benefits of machine learning and artificial intelligence, but many are unsure about how to truly leverage these innovations in the tech space, writes WERNER VOGELS, CTO of Amazon.com.

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Why wearables make sense in any business

-September 20th, 2017
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Research shows that businesses spend 86% of their time on data input with employees waiting hours to be have access to that info. SANDRA CROUS, VP for Midmarket Africa & Middle East at Sage, believes that wearable or connected devices will have a dramatic decrease on the time taken for this data to be actionable.

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rAge prepares for big 15

-September 18th, 2017
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As rAge prepares to celebrate 15 years of gaming, technology and gadgets exhibitors and visitors are gearing up for a festival of fun.

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Dell delivers on merger promise

-September 18th, 2017
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An IDC survey revealed that 91% of Dell Technologies customers surveyed worldwide believe Dell and EMC have delivered on the promises made to them ahead of their merger.

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VMware expands Security Alliance

-September 18th, 2017
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At last week’s VMworld 2017 Europe the company expanded its Mobile Security Alliance (MSA) with the addition of new partners and the protection of a variety of new categories.

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Internet rise will open SA e-commerce doors

-September 18th, 2017
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The recent closure of Stuttafords has raised the concern that more companies need to incorporate e-commerce into their business plans in order to keep up with the future, writes VINO GOVENDER, DFA, Executive: Product Innovation and Marketing.

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Malware leaves destruction in its cyber wake

-September 15th, 2017
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According to a recent report, 2017 is shedding light on a new trend – simple, yet highly effective malware families are causing rapid destruction globally.

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Volatility the big challenge for SA small business

-September 14th, 2017
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More than two thirds of South Africa’s small business owners see economic volatility as their biggest challenge, according to research from Xero.

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