Pieter de Villiers
4 Jun

DigiLink looks to scale-up amid rising youth unemployment

The Cape Town-based incubator wants to boost its digital skills development programme, to bring more young people into the tech economy.

Mar 12, 2020

Mobile money, the reboot

Mobile money isn’t new, but, to date, it’s yet to find traction in SA. Now, both MTN and Vodacom have set their sights on changing this.


Makro debuts instant customer care via WhatsApp

The retail giant partners with global customer engagement company Clickatell to bring a chat commerce solution to clients.

Nov 13, 2019

Taking ‘location, location, location’ out of retail

Chatbots have improved over the years but there’s still much work to be done, say Pieter de Villiers and Brett King.

Oct 18, 2019

Fintech focus at AfricaCom 2019

 A 2-day steam at AfricaCom 2019 will focus on fintech solutions that are shaping the continent’s digital future.

Feb 12, 2019

Michael Jordaan to chair Clickatell board

The global customer engagement company adds three new executives to its board in line with the next phase of its growth plans.

Jan 15, 2014

IT Personality finalists

The IT Personality of the Year Award - now in its 35th year - recognises an individual who has made an exceptional contribution to the South African IT industry in the past year. Here are this year's finalists.

Nov 8, 2013

Nyati, Dwolatzky - 2013 IT personalities of the year

Mteto Nyati and Barry Dwolatzky are the co-winners of the IT Personality of the Year Award.

Nov 7, 2013

Dwolatzky, Nyati, Laher scoop top accolades

Mteto Nyati and Barry Dwolatzky are the co-winners of the IT Personality of the Year Award, while Sal Laher was named Visionary CIO.

Oct 17, 2013

Celebrating IT industry's top achievers

Winners of the IITPSA Annual President's Awards will be announced at an event in Johannesburg, in November.

Oct 10, 2013

IITPSA President's Awards focus on innovation

Top-calibre panellists will share advice for the next generation of leaders and entrepreneurs in SA.

Mar 7, 2013

Clickatell bolsters Africa team

The bulk SMS messaging company bolsters its African executive team with telecoms and mobile banking veteran Mervyn Goliath.