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What will the Internet look like in 2021?

What will the Internet look like in 2021?

This time a year ago the big news in the telecommunication space was the impending shutdown of South Africa’s ADSL service. Who would’ve thought that one year later we’d see unprecedented internet usage volumes, daily Zoom calls increase by more than 2000% and biometric, no touch facial recognition technologies take centre stage to avoid physical contact in any public space?

“The ‘future’ we anticipated has been thrown into the present day as the world continues to navigate its way around the COVID-19 new ‘norm’,” says Calvin Collett, managing director for Supersonic. “We are being forced...

Can AI cast some light on the Shadow Pandemic?

Can AI cast some light on the Shadow Pandemic?

South Africa will go into mourning between 25 and 29 November, to honour those who have lost their lives to COVID-19, gender-based...

Nurturing female talent in technology is critical

Nurturing female talent in technology is critical

Globally, female representation gets lost at every stage of the talent pipeline, from early education and grade school, to higher education and entry-level positions,...

Security a priority for remote working

Security a priority for remote working

Many people and companies have transformed the way they work, writes Bianca Dafel, Security Dell Technologies South Africa. To stay productive people must work remotely...

The agency online: What’s next?

The agency online: What’s next?

2020 has flipped the world on its head and delivered the unexpected. With companies like That Ad Store, a boutique digital e-commerce agency, pioneering...

Adapting to a new dawn: How COVID-19 has emphasised the need for digital transformation

Adapting to a new dawn: How COVID-19 has emphasised the need for digital transformation

When it comes to digital transformation, COVID-19 has been a massive accelerant, writes Thibault Dousson, GM of Lenovo Southern Africa. Businesses with long-term transformation...

LinkedIn: Business in the front. Party in the back?

LinkedIn: Business in the front. Party in the back?

When the idea of LinkedIn was initially conceptualised in 2002, how could the founders foresee their platform for business professionals turning into a site...

DX – thriving in the time of transformational chaos

DX – thriving in the time of transformational chaos

Transformational chaos can be the unplanned by-product of digital transformation (DX). The unwanted mayhem that arises when the business moves from established order and...

WD’s top tips for an at home workforce

WD’s top tips for an at home workforce

Technology is critical to helping people stay connected in a time when we are asked to keep social isolation. The better IT teams can...

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