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Public cloud spend to reach $160bn in 2018

The IDC expects industries to continue investing in public cloud services, with forecasts showing the market will reach the $160 billion mark this year.

IBM returns to growth after six years

Friday

Revenue rose for the first time in 23 quarters, but IBM warns that a higher tax rate this year will eat into its profit.

FM, manufacturing and fleet pain points revealed in poll

Thursday

Enter technology, which (if used correctly) can offer reliable solutions, turning pain points into profit areas, says Softworx.

Global IT spending to reach $3.7tn in 2018

Wednesday

Businesses will continue to invest in IT as they anticipate revenue growth, but their spending patterns will shift.

Jasco unveils self-service partner portal

Wednesday

The portal provides channel partners and resellers with a self-service platform on which they can access product and marketing information.

Harnessing the power of predictive analytics

Businesses need to adapt their decision-making paradigm to being forward looking and scenario dependent, says SITA.

The role of GRC as a means of organisational intelligence

Unlocking the strategic intelligence value of GRC comes from the ability to timeously translate, communicate and transform gained data into effective decisions, says SITA's Mai Moodley.

De Beers turns to blockchain to guarantee diamond purity

Anglo American's diamond unit aims to launch the first industry-wide blockchain this year to track gems each time they change hands.

Maersk, IBM create blockchain-based platform

Wednesday

The platform, which is said to speed up trade and save money, will be made available to the ocean shipping industry around mid-2018.

4Sight Holdings acquires Foursight SA for R85.6m

The recently listed group says the purchase is in line with its acquisitive and organic growth strategy of acquiring Industry4.0 companies.

The Knowledge Caf'e - time for innovation

Using a knowledge caf? for knowledge sharing and exploring new ideas to create open, nonjudgmental environment, says Tobin.

Journey from custom dev to the cloud

ITWeb Events spoke to Adam Shapiro, director, Autopilot Workflow Solutions.

Cloud and big data analytics

ITWeb Events spoke to Charlene George, Verve Digital, about cloud and big data analytics.