People 'n' Issues

Digital trust must be protected

-July 20th, 2017
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Digital trust may appear to be a fairly meaningless buzzword, but it may prove to be the currency of the future, writes PAUL WILLIAMS, Country Manager for Southern Africa at Fortinet.

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Facebook offers untapped big data potential

-July 19th, 2017
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With its incredible reach, marketers have gravitated to Facebook. BRADLEY ELLIOTT, director of Platinum Seed, digs into the untapped potential of the social network's “big data."

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AI aims at banking

-July 18th, 2017
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Despite the bad reputation some older movies have given AI, a recent survey by Accenture shows that it could well be a big deal in banking, says KELE BOAKGOMO, Managing Director for Financial Services practice at Accenture, South Africa.

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Gear up for esports

-July 17th, 2017
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Rush, taking place at the Sandton Convention Centre this weekend will give visitors the chance to meet and greet professional player, watch SA’s top teams compete and offer loads of competitions and prizes.

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What machine learning means for your business

-July 17th, 2017
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Many fear that machines will replace human jobs. But, KEITH FENNER, Vice-President Sage Enterprise Africa & Middle East, says that it can offer enormous benefits to businesses, and that now is the time to invest in it.

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Drones to patrol borders

-July 17th, 2017
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Autonomous drones are set to take over border patrols, crime hotspot monitoring and more, says South Africa’s Airborne Drones.

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What do Swarovski and machine learning have in common?

-July 13th, 2017
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At the SAP Leonardo Live conference in Frankfurt, Swarovski revealed how it uses SAP Leonardo to integrate machine learning into its retail business model, writes TIANA CLINE.

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SA gears up for PoPI

-July 13th, 2017
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South African enterprises are taking data protection and governance seriously and are actively moving to implement governance best practice, says PAUL WILLIAMS, Country Manager – Southern Africa at Fortinet.

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The power of visualizing big data

-July 13th, 2017
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Data has become a major part in our lives – and sometimes it can be inundating. It’s sometimes better to take a step back and look at the full picture – by using visualisations and dashboards, writes RICHARD MULLINS, MD of MEA at Acceleration

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Don’t confuse biometrics with strong authentication

-July 12th, 2017
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The information we want to keep private is increasingly at risk, but no-one wants that information protected by cumbersome passwords. FRANS LABUSCHAGNE, Entersekt country manager UK and Ireland, believes that the stage is set for large-scale biometrics.

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