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R84bn smart city to encompass pervasive ICT

Modderfontein New City will be the first smart city in SA with services and systems designed into the fabric of the built environment.

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Standard Bank hub seeks innovations

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China demands tech firms' source code

Beijing will reportedly force companies selling computer equipment to banks to hand over secret source code and undergo sensitive audits.

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Business Intelligence Summit 2015
17 & 18 March - Conf /19 March - Workshops
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On the agenda are case studies covering a range of vertical markets:
FMCG: Darryl Thwaits, CIO, Tiger Brands
Financial services: Robert Boccia, CIO, Lion of Africa
Retail: Danny Naidoo, CIO, Woolworths
Steel and mining: Nick Bell, CEO, Decision Inc. and Tobie Otto, senior consultant, SAP CoE, ArcelorMittal
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