Design Thinking to drive business impact, innovation

Dr Gilbert Saggia

Dr Gilbert Saggia By GILBERT SAGGIA EVERY business leader today faces immense pressures of power and responsibility. All it takes is a few wrong decisions, or a dollop too much complacency, for disaster to land. Today this pressure is more poignant than ever. Change is in the air, only now it is happening at breakneck speed. The lifespans of companies More...

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For SAS in June 2017
By On Monday, October 9th, 2017

How analytics and machine learning can save your life

Photography by Jeremy GlynFor SAS in June 2017 By ANESHAN RAMALOO ‎MORE than 11 000 people died during the 2014-2016 Ebola outbreak in West Africa, or nearly 40 percent of all reported cases. The virus was relentless, More...

By On Monday, October 9th, 2017

Four guardians guiding enterprise software development

Gareth_Hawkey_redPanda_Software_CEO By GARETH HAWKEY  CEO: redPanda Software SPEED, efficiency and constant disruption are what characterise and define today’s business environment. For those that cannot innovate, More...

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By On Thursday, September 28th, 2017

Adapting to change in the digital era

By STUART SCANLON Managing Director of Epic ERP DESPITE change in the workplace being a common occurrence, the pace of it has escalated significantly in recent months given the importance of digital transformation More...

Steve Tzikakis
By On Friday, September 22nd, 2017

What my trip to the Rainbow Nation tells me about our future

Steve Tzikakis By STEVE TZIKAKIS SAP President EMEA South WE all face an exciting – but uncertain – time ahead. The disruption of the Fourth Industrial Revolution will change every facet of work and life More...

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By On Tuesday, September 19th, 2017

Revolutionising agriculture through urban farming

By HOWARD BLIGHT Founder of AGRICOLLEGES international ALL across Africa, populations are growing rapidly. Many people are vulnerable to malnutrition and other food-related diseases, limited healthcare and high More...

By On Wednesday, September 13th, 2017

Huawei challenges Apple’s Siri with Mobile AI

JOHANNESBURG -There was chatter around AI a couple of years ago, triggered by Apple’s voice assistant, Siri. And while voice assistants have retreated into the background, artificial intelligence has kept hold More...

Yolanda Smit, Regional Director at PBT Group
By On Wednesday, September 6th, 2017

Considering the role of ‘Chiefs’ in business

Yolanda Smit, Regional Director at PBT Group By YOLANDA SMIT THE move to digital, coupled with the increasing amount of data businesses find themselves dealing with today, has given rise to numerous new ‘Chief’ More...

By On Tuesday, September 5th, 2017

Top 4 digital transformation priorities for African telecoms operators

MARIAM ABDULLAHITelco Industry Lead at SAP Africa By MARIAM ABDULLAHI Telco Industry Lead at SAP Africa AFTER nearly two decades of uninhibited growth and profitability, African telecoms operators (telcos) are facing More...

By On Wednesday, August 30th, 2017

Without analytics, AI is purely artificial, no ‘intelligence’

By NEIL HERBERT ANALYTICS is not a passive tool. Smart business leaders are combining data with multiple machine learning algorithms and in-memory computing capabilities to gain real-time and predictive insights More...