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Gartner: Beware of the Data Lake fallacy

Gartner: Beware of the Data Lake fallacy

The growing hype surrounding data lakes is causing substantial confusion in the information management space, says Gartner. Read More

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VMware reports second quarter 2014 resultsVMware reports second quarter 2014 results VMware, the global leader in virtualization and cloud infrastructure, today announced financial results for the second ...
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New Sage ERP X3 version puts business information at your fingertipsNew Sage ERP X3 version puts business information at your fingertips Sage ERP Africa has announced the availability of Sage ERP X3 version 7, the latest version ...
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Vodacom Mozambique partners with FlytxtVodacom Mozambique partners with Flytxt Flytxt, a Big Data analytics solution provider for Communication Service Providers, has announced a strategic tie ...
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Thursday 17 Jul

Safaricom launches 2nd Appwiz challenge

KENYA
Safaricom has launched the 2nd edition of the Appwiz Challenge, a developer competition designed to help identify and develop successful early stage mobile technology companies.»
Wednesday 16 Jul

Lagos: Oracle partnership addresses skills shortage

NIGERIA
The Lagos State government said it partnered with technology giant Oracle Corporation to address a dearth of ICT skills.»
Tuesday 15 Jul

Ampion Venture Bus to stop in Accra, Ghana

GHANA
The Ampion Venture Bus, an initiative to boost entrepreneurship in Africa will make a stop in Ghana’s capital Accra during the month of September.»
Tuesday 15 Jul

Marval Africa appoints CEO to bolster growth

Marval South Africa, a specialist provider of Service Management (SM) solutions, education and consultancy, has announced the appointment of David Anderson as Chief Executive Officer. »
Monday 14 Jul

Is VUCA the answer to a rapidly changing global market?

The VUCA concept is very helpful in closing the gaps between business and IT, says SAP Africa.»
Monday 14 Jul

AccTech Systems moves strategically into Africa

AccTech Systems has signed an Independent Software Vendor (ISV) agreement with Microsoft to provide solutions to the Microsoft Dynamics NAV and GP Dynamics channel in Africa.»
Friday 11 Jul

VMware named a leader in 2014 Magic Quadrant for x86 server virtualization infrastructure

VMware is positioned in the Leaders Quadrant of Gartner’s 2014 Magic Quadrant for x86 Server Virtualization Infrastructure for the fifth year in a row.»
Thursday 10 Jul

SA Mint enhances SAP with Decision Inc.

Decision Inc., a SAP BusinessObjects partner, has assisted the SA Mint Company in developing a data warehouse with analytics and reporting capabilities that integrates with its existing SAP environment.»
Wednesday 2 Jul

East African business to benefit from Hitachi’s continuous cloud infrastructure

KENYA
Hitachi Data Systems is keen to shape the gains in the sector with their launch of new technology to accelerate customer success with Business Defined IT – a closer linking of a company’s business and technology objectives that demands a more responsive IT foundation.»
Tuesday 1 Jul

SAP Fiori apps rapid-deployment solutions quickly enable world-class user experience

SAP Africa has announced four new user experience (UX) rapid-deployment solutions that enable businesses to adopt the latest user UX innovations from SAP, including SAP® Fiori® and SAP Screen Personas software. »
Tuesday 1 Jul

Treasury enhances use of online financial management system

KENYA
Kenya’s National Treasury has stepped efforts to enhance the adoption of its online public finance management system by training users in both national and county governments. »
Monday 30 Jun

Huge opportunities for African software developers

SOUTH AFRICA
Enterprises across the continent are in desperate need of good software developers, says Petr Havlik, Managing Director of SA-based CyberPro Consulting.»
Sunday 29 Jun

VMware expands validated vertical solutions across multiple industries

Education, financial services, healthcare, government and manufacturing sectors will benefit from specialised offerings of VMware Horizon to address their needs.»
Thursday 26 Jun

SAP takes steps to empower millennials at SACLA 2014

SOUTH AFRICA
SAP Africa will today be represented at SACLA (the southern African Computer Lecturers Association) 2014 event, which is being hosted by the Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University in South Africa. »
Monday 23 Jun

Ctrack shifts its manufacturing system to Sage ERP X3

Ctrack, a specialist provider of fleet management and vehicle tracking solutions to a global client base, has implemented the Sage ERP X3 business software to support the production process at its Durban factory.»
Friday 13 Jun

Liquid Telecom completes build of East Africa Fibre ring

KENYA
A new regional fibre ring improves Internet resilience with previously unavailable routing options in East Africa. »

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Widening ICT skills gap: Cause for concernWidening ICT skills gap: Cause for concern

Nigeria's FDI gains could be eroded by the widening gap in indigenous skilled ICT manpower, writes Kokumo Goodie.

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Kenya rolls out e-extension to improve agricultureKenya rolls out e-extension to improve agriculture

In a bid to curb the overwhelmed number of agricultural extension officers in Kenya, the ministry of agriculture is embracing technology with their introduction of E-Extension services, which are aimed at reaching out to over 7 million farmers annually.