People 'n' Issues

Vive, WeChat take gadget honours

-April 24th, 2017
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Stuff magazine recently hosted its annual Gadget and App Awards for 2016 where the HTV Vive and WeChat app were among the top winners.

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IT leaders need skills focus

-April 24th, 2017
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South Africa is seeing a massive demand for - and a lack of - skilled IT professionals. This is becoming an issue for the country's IT industry and if no change occurs, could be detrimental not only to the economy, writes GARETH HAWKEY, CEO of redPanda Software.

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Wearables change insurance

-April 24th, 2017
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The insurance industry is using the information gathered from wearable tech to reshape customer experience and deliver more personalised products and incentives to its clients.

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The rise of the screens

-April 21st, 2017
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Digital entertainment on demand is set to disrupt broadcasting, traditional media, telecoms, marketing and more and there’s no going back, writes STEPHEN WATSON, MD of Discover Digital.

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Kids can unpack phobias

-April 19th, 2017
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The Cape Town Science Centre (CTSC) has invited younger visitors to explore a range of tongue-twister phobias and enjoy the science behind them in an assortment of workshops and activities that challenge their minds.

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More Wi-Fi at FNB branches

-April 18th, 2017
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In an effort to encourage customers to visit their branches and at the same time use digital banking, FNB is extending its free Wi-Fi to banks across South Africa.

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Voice of digital consumer growing louder

-April 12th, 2017
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The voice of the digital consumer is growing by the day and service providers need to respond by aligning digital capabilities with operations, technology and strategy, writes WAYNE HULL of Accenture Digital.

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Companies can be digital magnets

-April 11th, 2017
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There is a huge disconnect between the rise of digital business models and the necessary skills to carry those jobs out, writes WERNER VOGELS, CTO at Amazon.com.

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Road freight facing disruptor?

-April 11th, 2017
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Following the lead of tech innovators in the taxi industry, SA's road freight sector is set for a similar shake-up as Linebooker has launched an online-bidding platform that connects transport customers and trucking companies to offer transparent pricing.

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Xero hits 1m mark

-April 11th, 2017
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Xero recently passed one million subscribers on its global cloud accounting platform, meaning it has doubled subscriber numbers in less than two years and has added nearly 300 000 subscribers in the last year alone.

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