Digitisation + innovation = tomorrow’s financial services

FNB’s head of Digital Banking, Giuseppe Virgillito, believes continuous innovation in the digital space leads to better financial services for all.


Using tech to unlock manufacturing value

Keen to find out how local manufacturers are leveraging digital innovation, Brainstorm chatted to them about emerging technologies, their response to the Covid-19 pandemic and what they’re doing to prepare for Industry 4.0.

15 Sep

The Internet of Things in action

It seems that, in spite of pandemics and lockdowns, IoT may still be on track to have a more immediate impact on business and life.

4 Sep

When telecoms meets financial services

Do telcos hold the key to providing much-needed financial services to the unbanked? Brainstorm spoke to Vodacom to find out.

25 Aug

Tourists in our homes

South Africa relies heavily on tourism for jobs and international income, but the lockdown has put paid to that. How, then, can the industry open itself back up? And what impact can technology have?

Aug 18, 2020

Conquering Shadow IT

Whether used professionally, socially, educationally or at home, technology is touching every part of our daily lives, and the days when people only had a computer at work are long gone.

Aug 11, 2020

Put the left foot in, shake it all about

Defining workplace transformation within the frameworks of digital, people, and company.

Aug 6, 2020

Logistics made smart

Smart supply chains spell massive gains for the industry, but only when they are designed with the user in mind.

Jul 28, 2020

Backing African-baked innovation

In order for everyone to enjoy the benefits of digital innovation and the Fourth Industrial Revolution, we need to focus on the efficient utilisation of resources, says the CSIR’s Dr Fisseha Mekuria.

Jul 23, 2020

You’re going to need a bigger skillset

Think the skills your workforce has today are big enough to handle the working demands of tomorrow? Think again…

Jul 14, 2020

Taming analytics in a data-driven world

Analytics are a vital part of understanding a business and helping to improve decision-making, but there are also many considerations to make around the data foundation.

Jul 7, 2020

Creating collaborative IT and OT ownership

There are conflicting views surrounding convergence of information technology (IT) and operational technology (OT).

Jun 25, 2020

Zoom or bust?

The popular video platform has erupted onto the scene as a standout during the Covid-19 lockdown, but mirroring its meteoric rise could be an equally dramatic decline, even if remote working becomes more widely adopted post-pandemic.

Jun 17, 2020