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How often do you regret your tech investment decisions?

ITWeb is running an ICT Purchasing Survey and wants to know how you decide what to buy, and from whom.

Govt finally appoints CIO

Six years after the departure of the previous government CIO, Mandla Ngcobo is appointed to set the state's ICT benchmark.

The evolution of the datacentre

Company executives have a lot of big decisions to make when it comes to their datacentres. There is compelling argument to do away with it all together and transfer all the data into some outsourced facility. But there are also reasons to keep the datacentre on-premise. This roundtable dives into the reasons for and against these moves.

Customer experience grows up

Companies must move beyond the idea that personalised content is enough, as personalised experiences offer so much more.

Scandal-ridden Eskom CIO Maritz resigns

The process to hold Sean Maritz to account for any proven wrongdoing can no longer be pursued.

Oracle forecasts big things for big data this year

22 Feb

Oracle predicts laggards will make the move to cloud, late big data adopters will benefit immensely, and AI will drive insights.

Pushing automation to the tipping point

Could a robot save you from losing your business? Or even your mind?

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Digital transformation is leaving no stone unturned as it disrupts every industry, system and business.

Four AI deployment lessons from Gartner

Feb 14, 2018

Despite huge levels of interest in artificial intelligence technologies, current implementations remain at low levels.

Leaders and followers in tech innovation

Feb 7, 2018

The ability to drill down into relevant information means you can determine the true cost drivers within the business and influence cost savings, says Malcolm Stewart, head of Business Development at Keyrus.

Desktop virtualisation: why it's still relevant

When the concept of desktop virtualisation arrived a few years ago, it promised the world. Where previously, businesses had to manage specifics, like what applications were loaded onto each PC manually, virtualisation allowed them do so remotely via centralised control. Desktop virtualisation, in effect, enables organisations to give their employees the flexibility to work anywhere, on any devices, but without compromising security. Virtualisation also protects a business in the case of an unforeseen event. If bad weather, for instance, prevented its employees from coming to work, it could have them work from home.

Love, compassion and other lessons from WEF 2018

Feb 7, 2018

With a well-timed focus on "creating a shared future in a fractured world", WEF 2018 also addressed the cyber-powered elephant in the room.

Ex-DiData CIO Wilcocks joins Discovery

Feb 1, 2018

The 22-year Dimension Data veteran has been appointed deputy group chief information officer at the financial services firm.