25 Sep

Sasbo vows complete blackout of digital banking

A labour union threatens a complete blackout of all banking services during its protest at the end of the week.

Sep 3, 2019

Sasbo wants moratorium on bank retrenchments

The finance union says it supports digitalisation in the sector but banks must assist employees with the transition.

Aug 22, 2019

Absa still sees value in branches

The bank bucks the trend of branch closures by investing in technologies at its facilities.

Aug 14, 2019

Absa in tech risk balancing act

As the bank introduces digital solutions, its key challenge is dealing with an increase in fraud, particularly incidents related to social engineering.

Aug 8, 2019

Absa case study: Infrastructure requirements for AI

Absa's head of data integration will share his insights at the upcoming ITWeb Artificial Intelligence event.

Aug 8, 2019

Absa CIO Jacques Barkhuizen switches to Vodacom

2018’s Visionary CIO of the Year Jacques Barkhuizen has been appointed Vodacom’s CIO and managing executive for digital.

Jul 24, 2019

Open for business

Modern leaders value open source for its flexibility, which enables them to match their software to their specific company requirements.

Jul 3, 2019

ABSA looks to OKI for printing needs

OKI printers are now deployed at about 9 000 teller workstations throughout the bank.

Jun 25, 2019

Capitec, FNB named top digital banking innovators

First National Bank and Capitec tie for the title of SA’s best digital banking platform, in a customer satisfaction survey.


How SA's big banks plan to tackle digital newcomers

Although welcoming competition in the market, the incumbent banks are watching the new players closely.

Apr 16, 2019

Absa migrates subsidiaries' banking platform from UK to SA

As part of its separation from Barclays, Absa has migrated the banking platform used by its subsidiaries from a UK-based data centre.

Apr 15, 2019

Cost-cutting key to financial inclusion in Africa

In order for banks across Africa to boost financial inclusion, they need to cut costs, says Absa CTO Andy Baker.

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