The well-rounded CIO
Murray & Roberts moved to the cloud, then backed out. The career of its head of technology, Hilton Currie, has also been a journey filled with lessons.
Rising to the challenge
Mr Price’s CIO Kim Sim has built a successful career by following her passion and never settling for a cushy berth in her comfort zone.
Like many of us, David Buck found himself having to rethink his direction in life – and then fate led him to the right job in the right company.
The Rambo factor
No, it’s not a missing Robert Ludlum novel, but rather an idiom for how a small, multiskilled IT team can power what is essentially a mini-bank.
Between the jungle and the garden
It’s somehow appropriate that the CTO of the Core Group – sole distributors of Apple in South Africa – sees corporate IT as something of a balance between a formal structured environment and a fecund free-for-all. There’s got to be an apple in there somewhere.
Just make it work
GIBS’ CIO Adrian van Eeden is an engineer at heart who has become a business leader and crusader for progress.
Up for it
Philile Mkhize has built a successful career taking on demanding jobs where things need fixing or improving. Nothing daunts her, and her mantra is ‘Technology can do everything’.
Making innovation real
Bestmed’s chief information and innovation officer has built his career on finding ways to use technology that has a discernible impact on the business.
Design for adoption
Tony Christodoulou is clear that technology has a key role to play, but only if it’s designed to be used to achieve business objectives. Getting that right could stand as the mantra for his career.
The data-centric Discovery
Derek Wilcocks’ move from Dimension Data to Discovery exemplifies the growing role of technology in today’s data-driven businesses.
Data and the war on financial crime
FNB's Neil Solomon is focused on helping the bank identify, predict and investigate financial crime. Data holds the key.
Smart city, Smart port
Transnet National Port Authority’s CIO Mmutle Lentle is motivated by solving difficult challenges. Just as well, because he’s got a humdinger on his hands.
Mixing virtual and physical retail
The opening of a physical dealership by online auto sales platform Carter points towards an omni channel trend that is redefining e-commerce.