Going Robotic – is it time?

Is it too soon to consider robotics for your business? If you know robotics are the future but can’t visualise yet how a robot could improve your business, you’re not alone.  Especially since most of us aren’t in the business of a) tracking life on the ocean floor; b) search operations or c) homing in […]

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Big Data Analytics: The Bad and Good

The Bad and the Good As our ability to collect more and more data grows, new learnings are also emerging… however are we taking these onboard quickly enough? We know that businesses can now collect ever-growing quantities of data. When it’s done well, big data collection and analysis can help us identify business opportunities. Becoming […]

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Why SA CEOs should get with “IoT” (The Internet of Things)

IoT will play a big role in the way forward IoT and the Connectivity, amongst other technologies, will start playing big roles in the way forward. Soon “Smart” offices, cities, health, sports facilities and other “smart” possibilities, that have not yet even been contemplated, will become the norm.  Leveraging IoT YYet most medium to large […]

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Data Security – Can South Africa Keep Up?

Can South Africa keep up? “Making data more secure and less penetrable is becoming part of expected business governance. The pressing question is “Can South Africa keep up with this?” says David Godfrey, CEO of iConnect. Godfrey continues, “Artificial intelligence and machine-learning are snowballing automation and increasingly more things are becoming connected through technology. All […]

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Better Cloud and Application-Hosting

Evolving Technology “Virtualisation technology is evolving so fast that Cloud Computing is now easier and more affordable. Businesses now can’t afford to live without it” says Heinrich Heesen, CTO of iConnect. “It’s every businessman’s dream to be able to access a database in Singapore on his mobile phone, while on business in France, for example.” […]

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Voice: Here to grow and stay

Easier to leave a voice note It’s easier to pick up a phone than to type a message to someone. Without the personal connection provided by voice-to-voice interaction, business relationships would wilt. Think of those times when you just can’t face drafting another mail or typing another message. Essential to businesses Despite the huge range […]

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Connectivity into the Next Decade

Connectivity into the Next Decade CEOs in South Africa and globally are spending time and energy thinking about advancements in connectivity for their businesses. They recognise it as the enabling force behind the so-called “Fourth Industrial Revolution” otherwise known as, “The Digital Age”. They understand that without great connectivity, all digital platforms and business strategies […]

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