Public sector skills: vision needed
Government needs to build up skills for its own needs as well as the country’s. That won’t be easy.
It’s all about the risk
Compliance. Aka an unnecessary cost. Aka a painful thing that must be done. And it’s about to get worse.
On the spot: Data centres
Your business can’t operate without it, but you’ve not updated it since ’79. Problem? Perhaps.
Traditional mapping data for asset tracking, fleet management, business and market intelligence and web services is now being used to combat HIV/Aids.
Where have all the billboards gone?
Technology is revolutionising the property market.
Mobile tracking becomes the norm
Location-based services and personal tracking is also a trend.
Cellphones are a blessing and a curse for companies that can benefit from their convenience, but suffer because of the 24/7 access they enable.
Cisco’s first networkers’ conference in the Middle East highlighted the changing makeup of the world’s population.
Focus on South Africa
The spotlight is on Africa as the Fifa 2010 World Cup descends on SA.
For some people, the epitaph above would be deemed an insult that could only be assuaged by suing Noseweek for coining the phrase. But Piet den Boer wore it like a badge of honour.
The Facebook generation
Consumers are becoming increasingly identity-focused. Corporations will have to keep up to remain relevant – both as suppliers and employers.
How technology informs farm management decisions, and provides market linkages to African small-scale farmers.
Software? What software?
True or false? Every piece of software your organisation uses is properly licensed, and you are only paying for as many licences as you actually need.