Brian Bakker

Cloud on the horizon

South African business is still sceptical - but this might change.

Feb 3, 2015

BYOD unplugged

The conundrum that all companies face.

Jan 26, 2015

Disrupting the ERP bandwagon

When the disruptive force of cloud meets immutable software licensing models, the impossible becomes possible.

Nov 18, 2014

Take charge

Pressure on operators may be the solution to lower telecoms costs.


Making BI actually work

The promise of business intelligence has been around seemingly forever, but delivery has been erratic.


Changing perceptions of business continuity

From being a grudge purchase, business continuity solutions are beginning to be seen as business improvement opportunities.


Technology to enable telecommuting

The ITWeb enterprise mobility roundtable tried to establish if industry could offer sage advice for local businesses grappling with the issue.

Jun 10, 2014

Targeting the high-value BPO market

Since SA can't compete on wages with India or the Philippines, local BPO players tend to focus on higher-value offerings.

May 22, 2014

Desktop virtualisation on a gradual progression

Despite the attendant hype, virtualisation of the desktop in corporate SA has been moving at less than breakneck speed.

Apr 15, 2014

Let's talk about big data

Big data is like teenage sex. Everyone talks about it, nobody really knows how to do it, everyone thinks everyone else is doing it, so everyone claims they're doing it.

Mar 3, 2014

ZTE's intellectual property defences strengthened

ITC's final determination to terminate complaints by TPL followed a December 2013 decision to reject patent claims by InterDigital.

Mar 3, 2014

Complexities of securing BYOD

The trade-off between security and usability in personal computing has long challenged the industry, never more so than with BYOD.