Marilyn de Villiers

Huawei announces rival open source foundation

The Chinese giant is to launch a new open source foundation to potentially rival GitHub.


Most Web browser extensions remain on the shelf

There are thousands of Web browser extensions, yet only a handful are downloaded and installed by users.


Five tips for a winning PMO

Last year's winner of the South African PMO Awards offers tips for developing a winning PMO.


Apple deepens its open source credentials

Long regarded as an open source community shirker, Apple has has boosted its OS credentials by joining the Data Transfer Project.


The high cost of project management immaturity

A research report recommends three steps that should be taken to improve project management maturity.


Digital confirmation simplifies workflow for auditor firms

With the recent acquisition of Confirmation, Thomson Reuters can offer complete workflow management for audit professionals.

Jul 18, 2019

IBM reconfirms commitment to open source with two announcements

Hot on the heels of acquiring Red Hat, IBM has made two announcements that reconfirm its commitment to open source.


There is nothing to fear from AI and robots, says humanoid creator

Dr David Hanson, creator of humanoid robot Sophia, says ‘the future is human’.

Jul 9, 2019

Open source plays leading role in getting driverless cars on the road

There’s big money being thrown at efforts to get commercial driverless cars on the road, with Japanese and Chinese open source initiatives leading the way.

Jul 8, 2019

Crowdfunding campaign launched to stop EU’s new copyright regulations

Over five million people have already signed up in protest at the EU’s action.

Jun 28, 2019

IBM’s $34bn Red Hat acquisition on track

Another hurdle in one of the world’s largest tech mergers in history is removed as the European Union unconditionally approves the deal.

Jun 26, 2019

Good news, bad news in new open source software report

The supply of open source component releases grew 75% over the past two years, Sonatype report shows.