Selecting the right maturity assessment

Understanding the action plan – and the company’s maturity to execute its declared strategy – is a necessary first step in unlocking a PMO’s value, says Dalene Grobler, PPM executive consultant at Project Portfolio Office.


COVID-19 killed traditional disaster recovery

Until a few months ago, DR was focused on providing business resilience by offering an off-site office environment that allowed employees to operate as if they were in their normal premises, says Richard Firth, CEO of MIP Holdings.


Faster 4IR adoption could cushion COVID-19 economic blow

Digital technologies can spur new business growth and help existing business survive through the pandemic, says Matone Ditlhake, CEO of Corridor Africa Technologies.


Digitalising customer engagement vital for retail insurance growth

COVID-19 has been referred to as the agent for change in the way the life insurance sector operates, challenging the status quo for insurers, says Annalie Terblanche, head of product at SilverBridge.


Deliver HR and payroll solutions in any conditions

Remote capabilities and implementation tools remain critical success factors for ongoing business success in the post COVID-19 world, says Ian McAlister, General Manager of CRS Technologies.


Forging ahead with governing data, despite lockdown

The outbreak and incessant intensification of the COVID-19 pandemic has called on companies to activate their respective business continuity management plans, says Sizwe Gwala from Sizwe Africa IT Group.


Obsidian Systems addresses demand for Smart Hosting

Many businesses are choosing to move to a hybrid environment of on-premises, cloud and SaaS offerings to secure agility, says Muggie van Staden, MD of Obsidian Systems.


So you want to conquer mount technical debt?

Technical debt is a metaphor for the ‘cost’ incurred by a business on future development when software is either produced sub-optimally and rapidly or is no longer effective, says Tony van der Linden, head of the Research and Development team at BBD.


Agile software implementations – get back to the basics

As agile organisations, our foundation must be the principles and values as detailed in the agile manifesto, says Paul Gray, head: Development Technology Solutions at DVT.

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Dodge ransomware – learn to spot a phish

With uSecure, cyber attacks can be simulated to help identify at-risk users and learn how susceptible they are to ultra-targeted spear-phishing campaigns, says Douw Gerber, business development manager at Securicom.


Is the PMO helping your company become ‘project fit’?

A maturity assessment is a useful tool for a company to use as a framework in order to develop or improve, says Daléne Grobler, PPM executive consultant at Project Portfolio Office.


Alnet Technologies highlights role of ERP in COVID-19 times

Ensure your partner is capable of being an extension of your business and not just another service provider, says Netesh Maharajh, director at Alnet Technologies.