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Twelve lessons from 12 months of COVID-19

The distribution and administration of vaccines at the scale demanded by the pandemic is a monumental challenge that has put immense pressure on global supply chains, says Cameron Beveridge, regional director for Southern Africa at SAP.


The workforce is zoomed out, survey shows

A year into the coronavirus pandemic, research shows the remote working phenomenon has led to the rise of video-conferencing anxiety among employees.


Inclusive economic recovery requires connected citizens

South Africa desperately needs to up its connectivity for citizens to engage in other forms of economic activity, stresses Broadband Infraco CEO Andrew Matseke.


Business process outsourcing sector helps SA spring into jobs growth

As the sector that was one of the few that created job opportunities amid the pandemic, SA’s BPO industry targets 100 000 new jobs by 2023 and 500 000 by 2030.


Gauteng zeros in on digital economy for jobs, economic recovery

Premier David Makhura identifies ICT and digital services, with a focus on the gig economy, as among the critical sectors to revive the provincial economy.

Feb 22, 2021

Tech advances from ‘roadie to centre stage’ amid COVID-19

With technology playing a critical role during the pandemic, every organisation must position itself as a technology business going forward, says Accenture’s Paul Daugherty.

Feb 18, 2021

African tech start-ups set to reach new heights

The investment and growth prospects for African technology start-ups look promising, says venture capital firm HAVAÍC’s Ian Lessem.

Jan 29, 2021

Public asked to share Budget 2021 tips

National Treasury appeals to the South African public to share their budget tips ahead of finance minister Tito Mboweni’s budget speech.


Grim forecast for Huawei’s global smartphone ranking

TrendForce expects Huawei to slip to seventh place in smartphone rankings.


SASSA to extend online grant application services

The social security agency looks to make it possible to apply for disability-related grants via its online portal.

Dec 7, 2020

Report: Cyber security trends 2021: Staying secure in uncertain times

The COVID-19 pandemic has dealt a shock to the system, thrusting many of us into a spiral of worry and giving the permanence of change a whole new meaning.


ICT-related jobs in high demand in SA

The latest National List of Occupations in High Demand shows data scientists and Web developers are among the most sought after in SA.

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