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Gigamon launches Application Intelligence framework

Gigamon, a leading network visibility provider for the digital enterprise, has introduced Gigamon Application Intelligence, which provides comprehensive visibility into the highly complex applications at the heart of Digital Transformations. As organisations rapidly evolve through their Digital Transformation journey, agile and highly distributed applications challenge IT teams to achieve and maintain the required security, performance […]

Six ways CIOs can help organisations in a digital age

Matthew Kibby, Vice-President, Enterprise, Africa & Middle East at Sage, on what companies should do when looking to adopt Digital Transformation. CIOs need to take a more strategic role in driving innovation within their organisations if they are to keep up with the rapid pace of digital change. No longer should IT be a cost-centre, […]

Tips for companies looking to adopt Digital Transformation

Dave Ives, Chief Customer Officer at Altron Karabina, gives his tips to companies who are looking to adopt Digital Transformation.   Does your business have a clear Target Operating Model and defined way of working in this new world? If not, try and build a simple model of the business and how you intend to operate […]

A snapshot of Digital Transformation in South Africa

Grant Bennett, Country Manager for SUSE South Africa & Sub-Saharan Africa, explains what companies need to do as they look to adopt Digital Transformation. The distorting of the physical and virtual world is reshaping businesses, industries and sectors and while it’s one thing to recognise it, making Digital Transformation a reality is another and many […]

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 […]

Ethiopian bank modernises operations, paving the way for a digital future

A leading bank in Ethiopia has digitally innovated its business thanks to the help of VMware. The Bank of Abyssinia (BOA) needed to scale and improve both its production and disaster recovery environments, and be a more digitally inclusive business, but was inhibited by exorbitant costs of new equipment and long delivery cycles. Established in […]

Itec expert on the rewards of adopting Digital Transformation

Hannes van der Merwe, Senior Product Manager, Itec, says adopting Digital Transformation is easier than you think. Digital transformation is one of the buzzwords of our time. But it’s eye-wateringly shocking how few people actually know what it means, let alone apply it in their businesses. Part of the problem is that many business owners […]

VMware expert: Consumer confidence is halting the digital frontier

Opinion piece by Lorna Hardie, Regional Director Sub-Saharan Africa at VMware As we march headlong into the Fourth Industrial Revolution, it is important to reflect that history favours the brave. As much as we would like to believe that new disruptive technologies will change the future as we know it, we must look back at […]

Huco wins VMware’s EMEA 2018 Regional Partner Innovation award

Huco, a leading firm in Digital IT Transformation, has announced it has won the EMEA 2018 VMware Partner Innovation award for Services at the VMware Partner Leadership Summit 2019, held in Carlsbad, CA. Huco’s incredible winning streak continues after it was recognised as the services partner of the year 2018 METNA at VMworld conference in […]

Africa’s digital hospitality transforms the guest experience

As hospitality providers across the globe embrace Digital Transformation, the question arises; what do intelligent hotels offer? From guestroom automation to location-based interactions, mobile engagement, hyper personalisation, APIs and integration – the goal is excellent customer service. But is Africa ready for the ‘Digital Hotel’? EOH Infor Services recently launched the Infor Hospitality suite of […]

Preparing for the Fourth Industrial Revolution at Africa Blockchain Conference

CryptoSavannah and the Blockchain Association of Uganda are to host the Africa Blockchain Conference 2019. Held in Kampala on July 3 and 4, the event will focus on preparing Africa for the Fourth Industrial Revolution (4IR) and refers to the ongoing technological revolution that is fundamentally altering the way we live, work and relate to […]

African Development Bank President says coding must be compulsory

African Development Bank President, Akinwumi Adesina, has pleaded for Africans to embrace technology, and governments to urgently move away from ‘investing in the jobs of the past, but rather in the jobs of the future.’ Adesina was addressing a debate entitled, ‘The New Tech Era: Job-killer or Job-creator?’organised by Africa Report and Jeune Afrique as part […]

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