Nzimande urges more innovation investment

Minister Blade Nzimande encourages South African business to boost investment in innovation to ensure the country becomes more competitive.

Apr 18, 2019

Microsoft empowers retailers to deliver better customer experiences

Retailers and brands are embracing digital transformation to thrive in today's competitive environment, sayd Microsoft.

Apr 16, 2019

White paper: Regulating the Use of Cloud Computing by Financial Institutions

Cloud computing is transforming how IT is used by the financial services industry, says Microsoft.

Mar 12, 2019

Empowering SA in the Fourth Industrial Revolution

Microsoft's EEIP programme will fund skills development among SA's young software developers to make them more employable.


Budget constraints, turf wars curb innovation ambitions

While local business leaders prioritise digital strategies, stumbling blocks hinder their innovation efforts, according to a survey.

Feb 12, 2019

Number Boost wins SA leg of the NTT Open Innovation contest

The contest recognises start-ups that work on solutions linked to the UN's 17 Sustainable Development Goals, says Dimension Data.

Feb 7, 2019

Crypto-currencies and the innovation, regulation conundrum

As with crypto-currencies, the speed at which innovation can take hold and outpace regulation is concerning.

Jan 18, 2019

Inside Oracle's ideas factory

Most new ideas in the enterprise don't see the light of day. So what goes wrong? We chat to the man in charge of Oracle's innovation programme.

Jan 18, 2019

The future of fintech

Across Africa, people are working on exciting, innovative and ground-breaking solutions in the fintech space.

Oct 25, 2018

SA lags behind in true smart city innovation

Local smart city initiatives lag those of other African countries, says Autodesk Africa's Simon Bromfield.

Oct 15, 2018

African organisation of the future is autonomous

Automation technologies will present infinite opportunities for African businesses, says Oracle.

Oct 11, 2018

Ignore 4IR hype, don't ignore its potential for Africa

We talk to Eugene le Roux, chief executive of NEC XON, about Africa's chances of competing in the digital economy.

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