Business Intelligence

Truly intelligent storage designed for data-hungry businesses

For organisations across the board, data storage needs to go a step further, and become more intelligent, says Fred Saayman, Huawei Business Unit: Executive, at Pinnacle ICT.


How data can help fight COVID-19

Technology, artificial intelligence and data science have become critical to helping humanity effectively deal with the coronavirus outbreak.


COVID-19: A visual data science analysis

Don’t become obsessed with the data, but ensure the data you are reading speaks to the facts and doesn’t feed the fiction, says Clinton Scott, MD at TechSoft International.


Is artificial intelligence reinventing insurance?

AI is not reinventing insurance, but it is part of the mix of technologies that is causing a shift in insurance today, says Bill Hoggarth, national sales manager: digital business solutions at Datacentrix.


Plugging the IT skills gap in SA

The private sector needs to take an active role in developing the necessary IT skills, says Andrew Hoseck, COO at In2IT Technologies South Africa.


The impact of digital transformation in the public sector

It is important for businesses, including the business of government, to see the link between security and business performance, as well as delivery,” concludes Stefan van de Giessen, General Manager: Cybersecurity at Networks Unlimited Africa.

23 Mar

The abstraction of complexity

As businesses progress from traditional to virtual to cloud, there’s no clear progression for each step, says Simon Jelley, VP, backup exec product management at Veritas.


Hasty cloud adoption increases companies’ risk profile

Companies can enjoy the flexibility and computing power of the public cloud for non-sensitive tasks, but keep business-critical applications and data on the premises, says Ian McAlister, General Manager of CRS Technologies.

19 Mar

Intuate Group and UK-based Lokulus launch advanced customer experience platform

The self-service capabilities, process automation and streamlining of manual processes that define the CEM platform enable quicker and easier customer interactions, says Tanica van As, Marketing Communications at Intuate Group.


What is a value-added distributor?

VADs provide products, stock inventory, operate their own warehouse, supply credit to resellers, and have sales teams trained in offering value on each vendor’s products, says Elmien Du Toit, COO of Westcon-Comstor Sub-Saharan Africa.

18 Mar

Foolproof, a Zensar company, and JLL embark on design and research partnership

Foolproof will develop design recommendations for JLL and bring them to life in code, with the aim of increasing adoption and driving business value.


Towards an AI-led 2020

Today, software is more intuitive, with many built-in machine learning capabilities that anticipate what people are doing, instead of employees initiating the processes, says Paul Morgan, Business Unit Lead: Data, Planning and Analytics at Altron Karabina.