CIO Zone

Emergent disruption

It's time to embrace the inevitability of digital disruption and use it to spearhead innovation and redefine revenue.


SITA taps ICT veteran as chief digital officer

The agency names former BCX CIO Jacques Loubser as its chief digital officer, to lead its digital transformation and evolution process.

4 Mar

The future of fibre

Fibre is no longer a dream on the horizon of a connected South Africa. This is the largest fibre market on the continent and, despite a continental year-on-year slowing of fixed line services by 0.1%, SA's FTTH connections were growing by more than 30% by mid-2018, according to the FTTH Council. But the migration from ADSL and the saturation in affluent urban areas are reaching their peaks. What's next for the local fibre market?


Backup and recovery balancing act

What's more important: the speed of recovery or the amount of data an organisation is willing to lose?


The best IT managers alleviate work-related stress

If your organisation's talented IT staff can't handle the heat, you may need to hire better IT managers. Here's why.

27 Feb

Don't let cloud break the bank in 2019

Cloud computing is changing IT departments' budgets, says Mark Walker, associate VP for sub-Saharan Africa at IDC Middle East, Africa and Turkey.


Using project management to realise organisational capability

Strategic success is enabled by organisational capabilities, which can be created through organisational project management, says Hannes van den Berg, MD of ProjectLink.

25 Feb

SA ahead of global digital transformation curve

The country ranks ninth out of 41 countries in digital transformation maturity level, with a maturity score of 50, according to a Dell survey.


eBook: IT budgets: feeling the squeeze

Internet Solutions presents a five-step guide to IT department budget development.


Prevent app clutter from undermining digital transformation

BPM can help to streamline application management within a digital transformation initiative by extending the lifetime of applications due to be phased out.

Feb 22, 2019

Customer experience key in Industry 4.0

In the age of the experience economy, customer loyalty is driven by convenience and instant access to information.