Johann Barnard

IT projects: heading for a fall

There's no shortage of advice on how to get IT projects to run on time, within budget and to deliver the expected benefits. So why do so many of them still fail?

May 16, 2014

All systems go

Thoughtworks banks on enterprises adopting agile software development by releasing its continuous delivery tool Go as open source. The question is: will it `go'?

Apr 11, 2014

Computing for the greater good

Wits University is developing a processing board for use at the Large Hadron Collider that it hopes to commercialise for wider application.


Like kids in a candy store

The evolution of IT has seen CIOs elevated beyond the nuts and bolts to take up a bird's eye view position that demands a new mindset and skills.


Fear and loathing in the cloud

Want to scare and confuse a business executive? Mention POPI.


Five mindset priorities

IT service management is as much about managing relationships and expectations as it is about what the end-user experiences.


The future is here - and it's biometric

Security breaches have become a very real prospect for any organisation. Biometrics promises to remove at least some of that risk.

Feb 20, 2014

Lighting the Innovation Hub fuse

ITWeb's 2013 joint-Personality of the Year winner hopes to create the kind of space that will foster innovation in software development.

Feb 14, 2014

Micket gets a ticket to ride

A Cape Town startup is looking to upset the events ticketing applecart.

Feb 10, 2014

Hosted CRM: headache or helping hand?

The evolution of CRM systems presents as many challenges as it does opportunities for organisations looking to improve efficiencies.

Feb 10, 2014

Due diligence mitigates cloud data concerns

Sensitive corporate data stored and processed in the cloud can expose organisations to considerable risk if not managed correctly.

Feb 10, 2014

Mobile CRM: a double-edged sword

Checklists have to be in place to reduce the risk of a breach in security.

Johann Barnard
ITWeb contributor

Johann Barnard is ITWeb contributor.