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Africa’s first Umbraco Gold Partner scoops global award

Bluegrass Digital has won ‘Best Professional Services Sector Solution’ for the new Petrofac corporate website at the Umbraco Awards 2022. The web and mobile solutions development company has also become the first Umbraco Gold Partner in Africa. Umbraco CMS and the Umbraco Cloud run more than 730,000 websites worldwide and is used by a global […]

SAS recognised as the winner of 2022 Microsoft Global Independent Software Vendor Partner of the Year

SAS has announced it has won Microsoft’s Global Independent Software Vendor (ISV) 2022 Partner of the Year Award. The company was honoured among a global field of top Microsoft partners for demonstrating excellence in innovation and implementation of customer solutions based on Microsoft technology. “Two years ago, we formed the SAS and Microsoft strategic partnership with a […]

Think WiFi bridges digital divide with free Wi-Fi hotspot services

As Think WiFi continues to positively impact under-serviced communities through its focus on rolling out free Wi-Fi services in underserved communities across South Africa, the company wants to play are huge role in bridging the digital divide and helping the country to meet the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). The company has been rolling out […]

Nedbank goes all-in on hybrid work with Citrix

Nedbank, one of South Africa’s four largest banks, has made a permanent shift to a new model, leveraging digital workspace solutions to provide secure, reliable access to everything employees need to engage and be productive, wherever they happen to be. Fred Swanepoel, Chief Information Officer, Nedbank Group, tells Intelligent CIO Africa, why it was important […]

Uganda National Social Security Fund transforms customer experience with AI-based chatbot powered by Avaya

The National Social Security Fund (NSSF) is a multi-trillion-shilling fund mandated by the government of Uganda through the NSSF Act, Cap 222 to provide social security services to employees in the private sector in that country. The NSSF is a secure, innovative, and dynamic social security provider that guarantees safety, security, and a competitive return […]

Google Cloud collaborates with Comair to provide seamless travel experiences in Sub-Saharan Africa

Comair Limited is a regional airline based in South Africa that operates scheduled services on domestic routes as a British Airways franchisee. The aviation group also operates as a low-cost carrier under its own brand. The company’s main base is O.R Tambo International Airport in Johannesburg and has focus cities at Cape Town International […]

OIM Consulting MD on delivering sustainable business outcomes through cultural change

A cultural mindset is central to creating a sustainable business. That is the philosophy of OIM Consulting, a South Africa headquartered firm which works predominantly with manufacturing and mining organisations to provide consultancy and training to middle management. Here, Arjen de Bruin, MD, OIM Consulting, talks us through his own management philosophy, company history and […]

Oracle opens first cloud region in Africa

New cloud region in Johannesburg delivers superior performance, built-in security, and high availability. Oracle now has 37 cloud regions globally and plans to open an additional seven cloud regions by the end of 2022. Tech giant Oracle has announced the availability of its first cloud region in Africa to meet the rapidly growing demand for […]

Martijn de Lange, CEO at Hermes UK

Google Cloud collaborates with Comair to provide seamless travel experiences in Sub-Saharan Africa

Google Cloud has announced it is teaming up with Comair, operator of the British Airways brand and the Kulula budget carrier in Sub-Saharan Africa. The collaboration will accelerate the aviation group’s Digital Transformation plans in line with its mission to deliver seamless travel experiences for customers and help the travel industry regain momentum. Comair completed […]

DAC Systems assists Two Mountains in migrating to Office 365

Two Mountains, a South African group of companies operating in both the financial and burial services industries since 1999, has contracted Microsoft Gold Certified systems integrator DAC Systems to migrate the organisation to Office 365 as it was looking for a more cost-effective and integrated productivity suite that could also deliver telephony features. “Our emails […]

MultiChoice pioneers omnichannel support in South Africa to achieve a 95% customer satisfaction

MultiChoice Group (MultiChoice) is an entertainment powerhouse and is Africa’s leading media company. The company is passionate about telling stories that are rooted in the unique cultures of the countries it broadcasts in. Through a combination of services including direct to home satellite television, digital terrestrial television and online video entertainment, it uses the power […]

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