People 'n' Issues

Cloud is not a country

-April 24th, 2018
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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.

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How blockchain can save advertising supply chains

-April 24th, 2018
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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.

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Why sports cars make us feel good

-April 24th, 2018
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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.

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Prepare for platform economy

-April 24th, 2018
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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.

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How GDPR data laws will affect SA business

-April 23rd, 2018
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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.

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Smart meters come with baggage

-April 23rd, 2018
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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.

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Innovation feeding agri industry

-April 23rd, 2018
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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.

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No fees, no paperwork, in new FNB mobile account

-April 20th, 2018
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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.

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SAP goes into esports with Team Liquid

-April 20th, 2018
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SAP has announced a sponsorship deal with Team Liquid to work with it on co-developing software based on in-game data, which will help Team Liquid analyse performance and achieve greater precision in areas like team and player performance.

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Facebook scandal will give privacy a boost

-April 19th, 2018
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The right to user privacy on the Internet continued to make news headlines last week as the Facebook data breach saga headed to Washington. GIL SPERLING, CTO, Popimedia, believes this will provide positive developments for data privacy and consumer protection.

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