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Creating standout digital shopping experiences

Digital commerce will reach critical mass in 2019, according to Episerver’s Reimagining Commerce report, an in-depth look at the trends, tactics and technologies guiding brands and retailers in the age of experience-driven commerce. In a survey of more than 4,500 global online shoppers, 26% of consumers currently shop online at least weekly. This is just […]


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 […]


Loyalty programmes are satisfying consumer convenience in South Africa

Loyalty programmes have become a popular value add and customer experience enhancer, but until recently, they have been the domain of mainly the largest brands and retailers. Kobus du Plooy, CEO of transactional software platform Celbux, says this is due to the huge cost and complexity that rolling out and managing such programmes has entailed. […]


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 […]


Challenges remain for 5G technology, says Vox expert

Jacques Visser, Head of Wireless at Vox, says that, although 5G technology will have a crucial role in providing the level of connectivity to expand broadband wireless services beyond mobile Internet and into IoT, it will not replace, but complement existing connectivity options.   Digital Transformation is rapidly changing the way in which we live, work […]


C-suite beware: You are the latest targets of cybercrime, warns Verizon report

C-level executives who have access to a company’s most sensitive information are now the major focus for social engineering attacks, alerts the Verizon 2019 Data Breach Investigations Report. Senior executives are 12 times more likely to be the target of social incidents and nine times more likely to be the target of social breaches than […]


Paratus and Dololo collaborate on entrepreneurial hub

Paratus Namibia, part of the Paratus Africa Group, has partnered with Dololo to become the connectivity sponsor of DoBox, a project that aims to connect entrepreneurs to the world. DoBox is Namibia’s newest business incubator and co-working space for entrepreneurs by entrepreneurs. Dololo is developing the entrepreneurship ecosystem in Namibia, with its mission is to […]


Altron Karabina expert on the having an effective BCDR strategy

Corne du Preez, Technology Solutions Professional: Apps and Infra, Altron Karabina, looks at how organisations can implement an effective BCDR strategy. When speaking to customers, I always ask what their BCDR strategies are. Sometimes I get good information from customers around their understanding of BCDR, but in most cases it seems that customers have given […]


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 […]


Key findings on state of Operational Technology and cybersecurity

Environments running Operational technology (OT) are stepping up their focus on cybersecurity amid a growing number of attacks. This emerged in Fortinet’s recent State of Operational Technology and Cybersecurity Report, which found about 74% of OT organisations have experienced a malware intrusion in the past 12 months, causing damages to productivity, revenue, brand trust, intellectual […]


Kaspersky expert on the enemy in your pocket: large-scale SIM swap fraud

With mobile phone payments now hugely popular, cybercriminals have been targeting the market in a wave of attacks. With SIM swap fraud nowadays conducted on a large scale, Fabio Assolini, Senior Security Researcher, Global Research and Analysis Team, Kaspersky Lab, tells Intelligent CIO how cybercriminals complete the fraud and the best ways to avoid being […]


New CRI gives insight to the risk of breaches facing companies

Trend Micro and Ponemon have produced a new Cyber Risk Index (CRI) which gives insight to the risk of breaches for a number of different sized companies. To collate this material, Trend Micro and Ponemon surveyed over 1,000 IT professionals in the United States. To create the report, the CRI was calculated by reviewing a […]


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