Patrick Shields

Software AG Innovation Tour

Cloud’s inevitability strengthens the need for integration and partnerships, says Software AG.

Aug 7, 2019

Going public

What can the private sector offer when it comes to modernising South Africa’s civil service?


Software AG partners with AXOOM

The partnership lets customers perform industrial strength predictive maintenance on high volumes of data and interactions using streaming and predictive analytics.


Leveraging optimal IOT performance

The Internet of things can help businesses reach a stage of progressive digitalisation, without having to replace an existing ERP infrastructure, says Software AG.

Sep 16, 2016

Digital transformation needs mindset change

There is a need for organisations to change their processes and leadership styles to take advantage of the changing digital ecosystem.

Sep 16, 2016

Do digital business right for significant gains

Companies of the future will find ways to overcome traditional challenges through digital means, says Software AG.


Low-hanging fruit for new local governments

Using advanced digital business platforms can aid local municipalities, metros, and public service organisations in improving service delivery, says Software AG.

Aug 22, 2016

Accountability of election promises through citizen centricity

Citizen-centric service delivery will enable the public to hold authorities to account for the promises they made in the build up to the local government elections.

Apr 7, 2016

CIO roles, expectations changing

The challenge for CIOs today is to be able to extend their area of influence outside of just running IT processes and maintenance in a business, says Patrick Shields, CTO Africa at Software AG.

Oct 26, 2015

Software AG on show at GovTech 2015

Digital Business Platform 2.0?helps public and private enterprises plan, govern, design, implement and accelerate their digital projects and strategies.

Sep 30, 2015

Software AG demos world first at expo

The company's?Digital Business Platform?was showcased at the Gartner Symposium/ITxpo 2015, in Cape Town.

Sep 8, 2015

SA on the verge of digital business revolution

Combining the value that business and ICT jointly deliver can lead to an exponential increase in a company's effectiveness, agility and profitability, says Patrick Shields, CTO at Software AG SA.