If your business is focused on delivering your ideas, products and services better and more quickly than your competitors, chances are that it’s using software in some way to achieve this. That means that IT is at the heart of your business, and not hidden away in the basement somewhere, only called on when something goes wrong.
Every business is vulnerable to cyber crime attacks, regardless of size or industry, but the financial services industry (where cyber crime costs more than any other, according to a Ponemon Institute report) is more attuned than most to the threats of digital crime. Regardless of your business sector, your enterprise […]
The idea economy – the current paradigm of a technology environment that makes it possible for ideas to become reality in days rather than years – means that businesses need a different IT mind-set and a different kind of infrastructure if they are to compete effectively.
Technology and enterprise solutions are evolving faster than the speed of great ideas, meaning that barriers to entry into new IT environments are lower than ever before. With so many new products, developments and solutions entering the fray, it can be overwhelming to even start researching which solution will future-proof your enterprise – never mind choosing which is the best for your business.
Technology consultant Frost & Sullivan highlights that it is important for IT and finance leaders to fully understand one another, to “speak the same language,” so they can decide together which investments are best for the business.
With the rate at which technology is evolving today, it can be difficult to keep up with all the new trends, and particularly the related buzzwords that seem to come into common usage overnight.
It’s no secret that organisations have been slow to warm up to the idea of cloud – and with good reason. Where digital data security was once as simple and straightforward as ring-fencing a network perimeter with a single physical gateway to control access, the cloud has changed everything.
Whether they improve your employees’ ability to do their job, extend your reach, enable new business services or enhance customer experience, apps offer an efficient, cost-effective method for driving business outcomes, or at least they should.
With several South African companies affected, including top-tier organisations such as Telkom, the recent global panic around the WannaCry ransomware attack has opened many South Africans’ eyes to the very real risks of global cybercrime on businesses anywhere, anytime, and of any size.
Sunny Desai delves into the world of technology trends and explains why choosing the right technology partner is essential.