Responsible practices key to AI success

Kathy Gibson reports – Artificial intelligence (AI) cannot function effectively without the trust of all an organisation’s stakeholders – customers, vendors, employees and staff. And, while there are any number of high-level principles expounded around AI, there...

Hybrid cloud key for accelerating the digital journey

Kathy Gibson reports – Despite cloud being mainstream for at least the last eight years, only 20% of workloads have moved to the public cloud. One of the reasons for this is that moving to the public cloud is not always the cheapest option, says Mostafa Zafer,...

Enterprises make the move to hybrid cloud

Kathy Gibson reports – South African enterprises are starting to adopt hybrid cloud and within five years it will be the predominant IT model. This is the word from Rowen Grierson, regional sales director of Nutanix sub-Saharan Africa, sharing the results of Nutanix’s...

CEOs are bullish about the future

Kathy Gibson reports – South African CEOs are confident about the future, but are very cognisant of the many challenges that we need to overcome. These are among the findings from the PwC Annual Global CEO Survey, 2021, which reflects the fact that we are living in a...

New network technology drives digital transformation

Enterprises around the globe are waking up to the importance of digital transformation when it comes to achieving their business objectives. But as more and more applications and office functions move to the cloud and operations evolve, so network capability will...

SA accelerates pace of digital transformation

South Africa is driving forward with digital transformation at around the same pace as the rest of the world. New research shows that local organisations have grown dx adoption by 20% between 2018 and 2020 – with 43% of organisations now identifying as digital...

IFS Cloud offers integration on a single platform

Kathy Gibson reports – IFS is expanding its market reach with the launch today of its new cloud offering. Companies are all facing the need to accelerate their digital transformation journeys, says Darren Roos, CEO of IFS. Cloud technology is the only way to do this...

Covid drives ‘anywhere workforce’, higher customer expectations

Kathy Gibson reports – It goes without saying the digital transformation is underway – and it is a tough thing to do. Nowhere is this more apparent than in the pressure felt in the new world of work. The Covid-19 pandemic has accelerated transformation, and also...

Technology takes centre stage as business faces massive change

Kathy Gibson reports – In a rapidly changing world, technology is at the centre of the way we live and work – and the unprecedented impact of Covid-19 coupled with other new concerns and risks has created a new era of volatility and uncertainty. At the virtual global...

Dell Technologies Forum

The Dell Technologies Forum, with a focus on IT innovation, was held virtually in November. Kathy Gibson reports   Disruptive times call for IT innovation It is hard to believe that the at beginning of 2020, few had heard of coronavirus – now every aspect of our...

RPA value for customers, partners

SpacePencil has launched it’s robotic process automation (RPA) solution, Roboteur, to the local market. Kathy Gibson reports   RPA and the quest for value A serious challenger in the robotic process automation (RPA) solution space, Roboteur is SpacePencil’s...

NetApp Insight 2020

NetApp is rapidly making its name in the world of digital transformation, where it is partnering to enable customers to successful transform. Kathy Gibson attended the virtual NetApp Insight 2020 event to find out more   Data set to drive the digital...