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6:10

Entering the era of invigoration

Companies can effectively operate from multiple locations and traditional urban planning will be significantly altered, says Paulo de Matos, chief product officer at SYSPRO.

4:00
Thursday

Long live the experience economy

Companies typically have experience gaps in three key areas: the digital gap, the employee gap and the perception gap, says Cameron Beveridge, regional director for southern Africa at SAP.

3:40

Top 10 benefits of ERP

The COVID-19 pandemic will not stop businesses that have embraced the ERP way to work, says Heinrich de Leeuw, MD of Seidor Africa.

3:20

Evolution of network infrastructure in a brave new world

Companies must become more responsive to unanticipated future requirements as a new technology landscape emerges, says James Ndegwa, business manager at Westcon-Comstor Sub-Saharan Africa.

4:10
Wednesday

Why your measures of success may lead to your failure

Publish metrics that mean something and contribute to business results. Or don’t publish at all, says Terry White, Netsurit executive consultant.

3:20

Solid data management fundamental to achieving POPI compliance

Companies must go back to basics and prioritise what’s important, ensuring they are covered by the basic principles of data management, says Johan Scheepers, country head at Commvault South Africa.

4:20
Tuesday

Tenders destroy ERP – this is how you avoid the mistake

KPIs for any requests for information should focus on depth and quality of the consulting partner’s discovery process, says Gerrit Olivier, founder and CEO of About IT.

2:50
Monday

PCI DSS can be your POPI Act security blueprint

PCI DSS presents the framework for developing a sensitive data security process that encompasses prevention, detection and appropriate reaction to security incidents, says Simeon Tassev, MD and qualified security assessor at Galix.

2:30
31 Jul

Making working from home, work

Leaders shouldn’t underestimate how frustrating it must be for employees to work with technology that doesn’t meet their needs, says Daniel Nel, CEO of Nebula.

3:40

In-house SOCs – hidden costs and considerations

Companies must carefully assess ongoing running costs, risks and real-world resource challenges, says Martin Potgieter, co-founder and technical director at Nclose.

3:50

What to do when your info is found for sale

The uBreach functionality within Securicom’s uSecure can identify exposed e-mail accounts and identities that have been publicly disclosed online, says Douw Gerber, business development manager at Securicom.

4:10

Integrating technology for the new normal

Technology partners, vendors, suppliers and customers must combine forces and leverage their respective expertise in more innovative ways, says Alain Bertrand Aka, system engineer lead at Westcon-Comstor Sub-Saharan Africa.