An Allan Gray fellow, Ben Shaw completed his studies in finance and accounting at the University of Cape Town, and left the CA track in order to more quickly gain corporate experience in Johannesburg as an M&A investment banker at JP Morgan. His published trend work featured regularly on Flux Trends and he left the bank in 2015 to found HouseME (www.house.me), a tech-enabled business disrupting the residential rental market. HouseME launched in September 2016 and already serves as many clients as decades-old estate agencies. Shaw has been involved in a number of other small ventures and is passionate about entrepreneurship.
HouseME is a digital rental management platform that has taken the residential property market by storm since its launch in September 2016. The transparency and efficiencies realised through its technology platform allows expert, on-demand services to be available to landlords at a fraction of traditional fees. Find out about the damage that incremental change does to incumbent business, and why disruptive technologies remain a threat. And examine how technology start-ups challenge the status quo, and how they can best position their business to effectively ride the next wave.
ComUnity revolutionises the way organisations succeed in a digital world. Our low-code platform reduces the cost and complexity of digital transformation by connecting data, choreographing digital operations, and creating contextualised customer experiences that run everywhere.
NetApp is the data authority for hybrid cloud. We provide a full range of hybrid cloud data services that simplify management of applications and data across cloud and on-premises environments to accelerate digital transformation. Together with our partners, we empower global organizations to unleash the full potential of their data to expand customer touchpoints, foster greater innovation and optimize their operations
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The CIO Council of South Africa, of which Microsoft is a founding member, was established in May 2009 as platform for CIOs to discuss common challenges, share knowledge and learn from each other.
It has been formed as an independent Council, governed by a Board of Directors, (lead by Len de Villiers Group CIO at Telkom) who amongst other things determine the themes and topics for discussion during the quarterly meetings. Microsoft, as the sole sponsor, supports the CIO Council with the logistics around the event. Over the years, the CIO Council’s quarterly meetings have gone from strength to strength, and are now attracting between 100 to 120 of South Africa’s leading CIOs.
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The IITPSA has a proudly South African heritage of more than half a century of serving the South African body of Information and Communications Technology (ICT) practitioners and professionals. Established in 1957 by a few like-minded 'computer professionals', registered in 1958 as a limited company (then converted to a Section 21 company, now Not-for-Profit Company (NPC)), the IITPSA has grown into a body that is reinventing itself in the twenty first century.
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