Joanne Carew

Diversity is crucial for digital transformation, say African tech leaders

As hackers embrace AI, SaaS, African companies urged to revamp security

As hackers embrace AI, SaaS, African companies urged to revamp security

As hackers deploy AI and SaaS-based tools, African businesses need to expect the worst and adopt best security practices, security experts say. Here are some tips for stepping up cybersecurity.

Absa combines cloud, AI and chatbots to improve decision-making

Absa combines cloud, AI and chatbots to improve decision-making

Christine Wu, managing executive for customer value management at Absa Retail and Business Bank, explains what Absa is doing to provide better customer experiences, make smarter decisions and how they are using technology to serve a...

How to shine in virtual interviews for the African tech job market

How to shine in virtual interviews for the African tech job market

Today, virtual interviews are being used for end-to-end recruitment. Here’s how tech professionals can make a good impression.

How corporate venturing with start-ups helps African businesses innovate

How corporate venturing with start-ups helps African businesses innovate

Corporate venturing enables corporations to access innovation by partnering with start-ups that drive the businesses key innovation objectives.

Google pledges $1 billion for African digital transformation initiatives

Google pledges $1 billion for African digital transformation initiatives

Google funds will go toward completing the Equiano sub-sea cable, investments in Black-led startups, and funds for small businesses and nonprofits that are using technology to solve societal problems.

 How to find the right IT talent in South Africa and sub-Saharan Africa

How to find the right IT talent in South Africa and sub-Saharan Africa

A new eBook from global professional recruiting agency Michael Page highlights the 10 key competencies that businesses need to succeed, as well as how to find the right hire for every IT role.

5 tips to boost diversity and inclusion from South African business leaders

5 tips to boost diversity and inclusion from South African business leaders

While most South African technology executives believe that diversity and inclusion (D&I) is important, few are getting it right. Here’s what you can do to change that.

Why South African retailer Woolworths is embracing omnichannel commerce

Why South African retailer Woolworths is embracing omnichannel commerce

As consumers increasingly demand choice and flexibility, here’s what Woolworths is doing to create an omnichannel commerce experience that works.

How South Africa's WomenThinkCode= campaign met gender diversity goals

How South Africa's WomenThinkCode= campaign met gender diversity goals

Coding academy WeThinkCode_ is working to counteract the structural exclusion that women in the tech sector have traditionally faced. Here’s how they achieved their gender parity goal the WomenThinkCode= initiative in just 18 months.

6 South African education companies using tech to fill the IT skills gap

6 South African education companies using tech to fill the IT skills gap

South African online education companies are training data scientists, software developers and coders to address the country’s massive skills crisis.

Pandemic slows digital transformation in South Africa, research shows

Pandemic slows digital transformation in South Africa, research shows

While many South African enterprises increased IT investments for connectivity, hardware and security during the first 12-months of the pandemic, their overall digital transformation plans have actually taken a knock, according to a...

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