COMPUTING

The nine top trends in CEM today

The nine top trends in CEM today

Customer experience management that genuinely enhances customer ‘stickiness’ depends on new strategies and now mindsets, says Frost & Sullivan. Read More

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Frost & Sullivan honours DERMALOG with biometrics prize Frost & Sullivan honours DERMALOG with biometrics prize Frost & Sullivan has awarded Germany’s largest biometrics manufacturer DERMALOG and its customized solutions and products ...
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Gartner's 2015 Hype Cycle for ICT in Africa points to growing importance of digital businessGartner's 2015 Hype Cycle for ICT in Africa points to growing importance of digital business Gartner's "Hype Cycle for ICT in Africa, 2015" report identifies over 30 key technologies and ...
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Rlg achieves NITDA certificationRlg achieves NITDA certification Rlg Nigeria has been awarded certification from the National Information Technology Development Agency (NITDA) that will ...
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Monday 17 Aug

Botswana Innovation Hub Vendor Day

BOTSWANA
Botswana Innovation Hub will host the Innovation Vendor Day and Exhibition on Tuesday 18th August, 2015 at the Botswana Innovation Hub Science and Technology Park.»
Sunday 16 Aug

Expert wants MDAs to embrace e-revenue collection

NIGERIA
An electronic payment expert,  Deremi Atanda, has urged Federal Government ministries, departments and agencies (MDAs) to embrace the use of technology, especially the electronic or e-payment platform to collect revenue.»
Friday 14 Aug

Sixty students graduate from Samsung Engineering Academy

KENYA
Sixty students this week became the third group to graduate from the Samsung Electronics Engineering Academy in Nairobi. »
Thursday 13 Aug

Ericsson AHUB to Connect African Innovators and the Business Community

SOUTH AFRICA
Ericsson has announced that it will be hosting an innovation station named “Ericsson AHUB” in partnership with Informa at AfricaCom 2015, Cape Town, 17- 19 November. »
Thursday 13 Aug

MainOne’s Tier III Data Centre is first PCI DSS, ISO 27001 certified data centre in Nigeria

NIGERIA
MainOne’s premier Tier III Data Centre, MDX-I, has become the first Tier III Data Centre operator in Nigeria to achieve both Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI DSS) and ISO 27001:2013 certifications. »
Wednesday 12 Aug

Convergence Partners acquires stake in Nigerian Fintech firm

NIGERIA
Convergence Partners has announced an investment of $20m for a strategic, minority stake in Venture Garden Nigeria.»
Wednesday 12 Aug

ContinuitySA donates computers to school

BOTSWANA
ContinuitySA’s Botswana office has rescued the technical impasse that affected Masa Primary school in Gaborone’s phase two suburbs. This is the third such school to get the donation from the organisation and it’s partners in recent months. »
Tuesday 11 Aug

Survey: business leaders see transformative technology as trigger for growth

Global business leaders expect their IT organizations to realize measurable business and competitive advantages from technology transformation reveals a new study from the Business Performance Innovation (BPI) Network, an international executive change advocacy group.»
Tuesday 11 Aug

Robust ERP platforms essential for African companies going global

As Africa’s mid-sized enterprises expand across the continent and other parts of the world, so should they look at putting in place enterprise resource planning (ERP) platforms that will allow them to seamlessly manage multiple legislative environments, currencies and languages, says Sage.»
Monday 10 Aug

CA Digital Transformation roadshow heads for Kenya

KENYA
On Thursday 13th August, the CA Southern Africa Road Show will host an event focused on the battle for competitive advantage in the Application Economy at the Sankara Hotel in Nairobi.»
Monday 10 Aug

Downtime in retail costs millions

Retail businesses today need to ensure that their e-commerce platforms have reliable backup and recovery solutions behind them to avoid downtime and losses running into millions of dollars, says Gregg Petersen, Regional Director, Middle East and SAARC, Veeam Software.»
Tuesday 4 Aug

XON, Procera Networks give Access Kenya DPI that scales to entire customer base

KENYA
XON, with Procera Networks, has delivered a multi-tenant system to Access Kenya’s entire customer-base, providing a self-service portal showing detailed near realtime, per-application reporting, per customer.»
Monday 3 Aug

Prof Quaynor calls for greater partnerships within Ghana’s ICT sector

GHANA
The Board Chairman of Ghana’s National Information Technology Agency (NITA) Professor Nii Narku Quaynor, has called for a much greater collaboration and partnership within the country’s Information and Communication Technology sector.»
Monday 3 Aug

Participate in the Data Management Benchmark Survey

Data management experts MDM have launched the 2015 Data Management benchmark survey to allow businesses to assess their company’s data management maturity against that of their peers and competitors.»
Saturday 1 Aug

August is Science, Technology and Innovation Month

BOTSWANA
Botswana’s Minister of Infrastructure, Science and Technology (MIST), Hon. Nonofo Molefhi will officially launch the Science, Technology and Innovation (STI) month on Tuesday.  »
Thursday 30 Jul

BITC invites ICT investors

BOTSWANA
The Botswana Investment and Trade Centre (BITC) is casting its net wide to appeal to players in the Information Technology sector to invest in the country.»

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Young innovators shine during pitch sessionsYoung innovators shine during pitch sessions

Botswana saw an array of upcoming tech wizards selling their ideas during the Vendors’ Day pitch sessions this week.

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High tech homes: Just press playHigh tech homes: Just press play

High tech, digital homes where everything is automated and connected aren’t the stuff of science fiction any longer, says BNC Technology.