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Securing voice and video communications

In this video, you can learn about the Payment Card Industry Data Security Standards for cardholder data transmitted over voice and video communications.


Sage Roadshow defines the changing role of accountants

In the face of rapid technological change and radical economic transformation, accountants must use the tools that are available to them, to become strategic business advisers and to add value to their clients’ businesses beyond financial reporting. That was the message delivered by keynote speakers and partners at the Sage Accountants Roadshow, held in Johannesburg […]


Creating a data-driven AI future for customers

NVIDIA and NetApp have partnered to deliver the ONTAP AI solution to benefit data-driven companies in transportation, healthcare, finance and telecommunications.


Changing the banking industry’s landscape in the digital era

The face of the banking industry worldwide has undergone and is still undergoing a dramatic transformation as a result of the disruptive effects of mind-blowing digital advancements that have dominated the 21st century. Shady Aziz, A2P Manager, ArpuPlus, says Artificial Intelligence (AI) is one of these major disruptive and impactful technologies with a powerful, game-changing […]


Union Bank of Nigeria and Newgen Software bag award

Union Bank of Nigeria and Newgen Software have emerged winners of the Best Branch Digitisation Initiative in West Africa award at the Asian Banker West Africa Awards Programme. Union Bank of Nigeria engaged Newgen to design and deploy an automated workflow which reduces the turnaround time (TAT) of operational activities across branches of the Bank, […]


The impact of compliance on cloud and the payroll

At a time when so much attention is placed on the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) of the European Union and the Protection of Personal Information Act (PoPIA) in South Africa, companies must consider a plethora of permutations when it comes to the hosting of their data. Ian McAlister, General Manager of HR (human resources) […]


African Fintech leaders to take centre stage in London

Last year saw increased investment by local and international investors in African Fintech ventures with a total of US$284.6 million invested in 2018, making Fintech the most invested sector. Levelling the playing field for the unbanked and financially underserved in Africa has created opportunities for new ventures to disrupt traditional banks, through Machine Learning and […]


Consider the security implications for payroll when adopting cloud solutions

The recent launch of two multinational data centres in South Africa has placed renewed focus on the benefits that the cloud can provide businesses. Ian McAlister, General Manager of HR at payroll specialists CRS Technologies South Africa, believes that when it comes to sensitive payroll data, there are caveats to be aware of when migrating […]


Decision Inc to highlight real-time innovation at Saphila 2019

Decision Inc is to sponsor the upcoming Saphila 2019 conference taking place at Sun City, South Africa, from June 10 to 11. The biennial event for SAP users to connect, create and collaborate will see Decision Inc showcasing its expertise in data analytics and financial planning, highlighting best-practice examples, and discuss the next-generation real-time planning […]


CIB deploys SAS enterprise risk and anti-money laundering platforms

A leading Egyptian bank has implemented enterprise risk and anti-money laundering platforms from SAS to streamline risk management processes and adhere to both local regulations and global standards regarding advanced analytical monitoring and reporting. Commercial International Bank – Egypt (CIB), one of the largest private sector banks in Egypt, has collaborated with SAS, a leader […]


Customers talk about using the Community Tablet platform

The Community Tablet is a digital platform transported around rural African communities in partnership with NGOs and organisations such as World Bank to educate on topics including immunisation, financial awareness and how to prevent disease spreading. It was created by Mozambican entrepreneur Dayn Amade who identified some of the ways NGOs could improve their approach […]


How digital assistants will change the way finance works

Sarah George, ERP/EPM Cloud Applications Business Development Manager and Product Leader at Oracle, looks at the role digital assistants play. How many times have you visited a company’s web site, only to be greeted by a small pop-up window asking, ‘How can I help?’ Such a greeting is becoming more and more common. Often, it’s […]


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