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Driving Digital Transformation within financial services

With the pace at which the financial services industry is transforming, how can you match this momentum and drive ahead of the competition? Fujitsu say that you can do it by integrating multi-cloud into your existing tech infrastructure and using new-found flexibility and speed to counter the pressure from market disruptors.


The make-or-break challenges CIOs need to address

The vision of highly efficient, connected and safe factories is a reality in manufacturing, but how do CIOs overcome the challenges and seize opportunities in Industry 4.0? This video from Cisco aims to explain this.


Blockchain helps assure consumers their food is ethically sourced

Opinion piece by Craig Nel, Mobile & Cognitive Experience (MCX) Leader at Oracle Middle East, Africa and Turkey. Ensuring ethical sourcing is a major focus area for many companies as they start to understand just how important it is to their buyers. Increasingly, brands are understanding they must show they’re thinking about the wider impact […]


How AI can help anticipate users’ needs and wishes in real time

Stephen Spellicy, VP of Marketing and Products at Thales, talks about how AI can help anticipate users’ needs and wishes in real time.


Hot topics in AI infrastructure

AI doesn’t have to be scary. NVIDIA’s Tony Paikeday and Pure Storage’s Colin Gallagher talk about what it takes to get started with Artificial Intelligence.


Six ways CIOs can help organisations in a digital age

Matthew Kibby, Vice-President, Enterprise, Africa and 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, […]


Kubernetes takes centre stage in 2019: Why should CIOs care?

Joe Baguley, VP & CTO EMEA, VMware, looks at the rise of Kubernetes. Make no mistake that the businesses that survive and thrive today will be those that continuously experiment. Think Jeff Bezos advocating the need for ‘high-quality, high velocity decisions’ – speed matters in business, and new ideas, new products and new strategies require […]


Expert says 2019 is the year of the mainframe renaissance

Bill Miller, President, ZSolutions at BMC Software, believes businesses and organisations are going to transform the way they run their operations by taking a more automated approach. Technologies such as AI and ML are all the hype and are only going to become more popular as the modern workforce continues to evolve. At a time […]


Centrify expert on being proactive in cybersecurity hygiene measures

Threat actors are relentlessly targeting end users for their credentials to penetrate corporate networks and businesses must be proactive in their cybersecurity hygiene measures. That is according to Kamel Heus, Regional Director, Northern, Southern Europe, Middle East and Africa, Centrify. The recent Intersec 2019 held in Dubai had an interesting participant – an American company […]


Artificial Intelligence and the birth of the next generation data centre

Ian Jansen van Rensburg, VMware EMEA Senior Systems Engineer, looks at the rise of Artificial Intelligence and the birth of the next generation data centre. Artificial Intelligence has rapidly become a leading driver of innovation, creating competitive advantages and new business opportunities. The proliferation of data is enabling breakthroughs across disparate industries, from transportation and […]


Four problems to avoid in order to have a successful AIOps integration

Ian Jansen van Rensburg, VMware EMEA Senior Systems Engineer, says you need to avoid four common problems in order to have a successful AIOps integration. The explosion in operational data and Machine Learning compute capacity is finally enabling AIOps – Artificial Intelligence for Operations. But like many other technologies, AIOps fits within a larger organisational […]


Digital disruption defines change across industries and organisations

IDC has revealed that 90% of CIOs in Africa and the Middle East are either currently engaged in, or are planning, some level of Digital Transformation. The rise of Artificial Intelligence (AI), the Internet of Things (IoT) and the Fourth Industrial Revolution (4IR) are fundamentally changing the way companies work, the way individuals engage with […]


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