Category Archives: Technology

Laptop shortages continue into 2022

IT – ONLINE Due to global laptop supply chain challenges and semiconductors shortages, companies now need to consider alternative buying options. This has brought new opportunities for the refurbished market, which is booming, says Xperien CEO Wale Arewa. The existing semiconductor shortage was exacerbated with Dutch semiconductor component company ASML, the world’s largest supplier of […]

5 Things Organisations should Consider before Migrating to the Cloud

IT NEWS AFRICA Cloud computing has been adopted by 77% of South African businesses, with the most popular application being the backing up of data. The benefits for those that do embrace cloud include reduced IT costs, faster speed-to-market, better service levels, and cloud as an enabler of the digital business. Additionally, the imperative to […]

Cashing in on the benefits of IoT

TECH CENTRAL In an ever-evolving world, digital transformation is key to business survival. This means companies must go beyond technology for its own sake to become what we at 4Sight call Enterprise 5.0 businesses. The Enterprise 5.0 concept looks beyond 4IR technology, including the internet of things (IoT), to generate benefits for clients in almost […]

AfricaCom Q&A – Eva Andren, Head of Managed Services for Ericsson Middle East and Africa

IT WEB AfricaCom Q&A – Eva Andren, Head of Managed Services for Ericsson Middle East and Africa 1. What role does automation play in developing intelligent networks? By boosting automation with machine intelligence technologies – such as advanced analytics, deep learning, machine learning and artificial intelligence solutions – predictions and models can be provided that […]

8 practical tips to simplify IT

MY BROADBAND It’s no secret or surprise that to remain relevant and meet customer expectations, businesses across the globe need to adapt ever more quickly to new and disruptive applications and services. According to survey data from “Digital Enterprise Services Insights: The Digital Agenda in South Africa, 2019−20”, simplifying IT and developing agile methodologies is […]

Google launches Keen – An AI-powered rival to Pinterest

MY BROADBAND Google has launched a new content curating social media platform called Keen, which allows users to collect and discover ideas about topics of their choosing. Keen was developed by Area 120, a Google workshop for experimental products, and works in a similar way to Pinterest. “Keen lets you curate the content you love, share […]