Apr 18, 2019

Which is better when building an app: iOS or Android?

It depends on the project's requirements, like client preferences, timelines, costs, app performance and security, says Louis Terblanche, a developer at BBD.

Mar 19, 2019

Improving women's access to high-value tech careers

BBD is partnering with Umuzi to support 18 previously unemployed or under-employed women to become junior full-stack Web developers.

Mar 11, 2019

Top tools for successful business analysts

To be a great BA, knowledge of the business, understanding the technical aspects, and a capability in the tools of the trade are vital, says Nosipho Rakoma, BA at BBD.

Feb 14, 2019

No more EdgeHTML

Mike Geyser, a member of BBD's R&D team and Google developer expert, says Microsoft's plan to rewrite the Windows 10 default browser using Chromium project is interesting for a number of reasons.

Jan 30, 2019

What would the world be without BAs?

BBD business analysts are good at their job because they 'speak developer', says Patricia Draper, executive at BBD.

Jan 17, 2019

Stay agile without getting caught up in methodologies

Following agile practices without an agile mindset is not being agile, says Matthew Barnard, executive head of banking at BBD.

Nov 22, 2018

Amazon, Makro scramble to fix glitches amid Black Friday frenzy

While Amazon inadvertently exposed customers' details online, Makro's site momentarily crashed because of high traffic volumes.

Nov 20, 2018

Why online retailers can't prevent Black Friday blackouts

While retailers can't prevent a Black Friday blackout, they can reduce the damage it causes, says Tony van der Linden, CIO of BBD.


Will we really only have three clouds?

The big three cloud providers are extremely eager for businesses to use what they have built, says Peter Scheffel, CTO at BBD.


Preparing for the cloud evolution

Software engineers should get AWS certified to ensure they have the skills to easily adapt to the changes the evolution brings, says Dieter Rosch, executive and face of cloud solutions at BBD.

Sep 19, 2018

Machines learning to speak as we do

There has been a shift in natural language processing capabilities and the cloud services they inform, says BBD.

Aug 20, 2018

SA software skills shortage needs attention

Flexible partnerships between the government and business are crucial if SA is to successfully upgrade its skills for the fourth industrial revolution, says BBD.

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