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Old business issues drive a spate of data modernisation programmes.

Yolanda Smit Freedom

Master data by approaching MDM as a strategic programme.

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Tenders for decoders for subsidised set-top boxes close on 6 January.
Tenders for decoders for subsidised set-top boxes close on 6 January.
Digital TV finally moves ahead

The Universal Service and Access Agency of SA sneaks out tenders for subsidised decoders needed for migration.

2014's funny side: The year's best cartoons


It is the events that infuriate, frustrate or confound us that make for the best cartoons. Here is a collection of this year's best.


2014: year of lost opportunities

2014: year of lost opportunities

The ICT sector went through many changes in 2014, with consolidation characterising business, the inexplicable separation of the Department of Communications, and lost opportunities along the way.



2013 meets 2014

ITWeb’s most popular columns in 2014

ITWeb reveals which columns were the most popular this year.


2013 meets 2014

Top Industry Insights

ITWeb looks back on what our most popular Industry Insights were this year.


2013 meets 2014

Stories that grabbed headlines this year

As 2014 draws to a close, ITWeb looks back on which stories garnered the most readers this year. In order of popularity, here are 2014’s most read articles.

Salary survey 2015

BlackBerry to create 'self-destruct' phone

BlackBerry is working with Boeing on Boeing's high-security Android-based smartphone, the Canadian mobile technology company's CE said on Friday.

China condemns cyber attacks

China has said it opposes all forms of cyber attacks, but it stopped short of directly condemning the hacking of Sony Pictures.

Obama vows response to North Korea over Sony cyber attack

Barack Obama is set to respond ‘proportionately' to the North Korean attack on Sony.

BlackBerry third-quarter revenue falls more than expected

The company's shares fall 5.4% after it reports weaker than expected results.

More ructions hit Eskom's IT unit?

Eskom has yet to confirm reports suggesting Sal Laher has been suspended.

Ellies comes in at a loss

Ellies experiences the toughest period in its 30-year existence.

'Swipe ads to earn points'

The new Thumbtom Android app pushes advertisements to smartphones and rewards users for interacting with them.

CIO Zone

Multiple devices get jobs done Some 64% of employees do at least some work at home after business hours.



Is YouTube overlooked? YouTube is far more than a place to derive some comic relief from neon cats dancing on pianos.



Do you know where your nudes are? Security is your responsibility, irrespective of whether you're a corporate or personal user of cloud services.


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Green IT

Printers: load shedding got you down?
The ultra-low power consumption of Riso Comcolor devices means they will continue to run on UPS where no other printers can, says Riso.  
Konica Minolta SA forms three-way alliance to protect rhino orphans
The company has formed a three-way alliance to protect orphaned rhinos.
Algorithm reduces cloud energy usage
ViFiB deploys a resource allocation algorithm which it claims reduces energy usage of cloud computing by 30%.

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