Tag Archives: tech trends

2024 Big Tech | Technology Trends

21 Nov

big tech trends 2024

Big Tech Trends in 2024 The final quarter of 2023 is well underway and South African businesses are looking forward to 2024 with an eye on the fast-developing tech sector. Let’s take a look at some of the big tech trends on the horizon as we find out what awaits us in the age of […]

Digital transformation | Back 2 basics

9 Aug

getting back to basics

Ignore the IT buzzwords and Go Back to Basics Cybersecurity is a high-tech and rapidly changing field, and that means new technical jargon and IT buzzwords coming at you at a dizzying rate. From end point protection to threat intelligence analysis, the latest CybersecuritySpeak is hard to keep up with. What’s more, experts warn that […]

2022 Big Tech & Cloud Storage | Tech Trends

17 Jan

big tech and cloud storage trends

The year that was – big tech and cloud storage trends in 2022  The start of a new year is always an exciting time, and as we gear up to meet the challenges of 2023 it’s time to reflect on the tech world and how it changed over the past 12 months. With new technologies […]

Here’s how the Pandemic Has Changed Technology

20 Jul

pandemic has changed technology

The pandemic has done many things to the world – much of it negative. But out of the darkness and loss, there is some positive change. You can see this change in the software updates and features that show how the pandemic has changed technology. One of the biggest ways the pandemic has changed the […]

7 Technology Revolutions in 2021

30 Mar

technology revolutions

After living through ‘the year that wasn’t’, 2021 has to be the year of great things. Even if COVID-19 is still ravaging the world we have a handle on it now and, thanks to science and technology, we will get the better of it! As it turns out, nothing can stop the advancement of technology […]

10 Technology Trends to Watch in 2021

2 Feb

technology trends

Technology and the online world have taken centre stage throughout 2020 as the Covid-19 pandemic wreaked havoc on businesses and the freedom of movement across the world. More than ever before, the importance of technology and the online community has been realised. With 2021 already in full swing, all eyes are yet again on technology […]

Is the World’s First Anti-Theft Debit Card Tech in SA?

25 Feb

anti-theft debit card

In 2019, combined card fraud in South Africa ramped up a whopping 18%. South Africans lost a total of R900 million last year and according to many sources, this amount looks set to increase year on year as criminals become ever more ingenious and consumers are not vigilant enough. While the risk of cash-in-transit heists seems […]

Bridging the gap between what digital technology could and is doing for education

3 Jun

One just has to consider how advanced the rest of the world is in terms of Edtech (educational digital technology) to recognise that Africa has been lagging. International classrooms have seen students using laptops, iPads and tablets for a decade or two already. On top of that, education departments have been making use of various […]

App junkie? All you need to know before installing a new app!

15 Apr

App junkie

The well-known phrase “there’s an app for that” has only become popular because it is so true and because we are a world of ‘app junkies’! There seems to be an app for absolutely everything, and while the majority of apps do exactly what they claim to do, and so pose no real threat to […]

Can South Africa become a cashless, cardless community?

18 Mar

cashless and cardless

South Africa (and the rest of the world) has a considerable plastic problem. Straws have been outlawed, plastic bags are no longer free, and we’re all encouraged to re-use and recycle. Yes, the plastic problem is being addressed, but there is one that’s being overlooked. The use of plastic cards in the form of credit […]