Data Management

Back to the drawing board … glaring gaps in Botswana’s Data Protection Act

Newly appointed Information and Data Commissioner confirms legislation must be revised and will be ready by year-end.
Andrew Maramwidze

Tech innovation, the key to unlocking the full data value chain

Data harvesting, usage and analytics is evolving at breakneck speed, therefore increasing the importance of formalising a data strategy, and core to the strategy is data security and governance says Sean Taylor, Director at Insight Consulting.

The real role of service software

Going with this service-centric approach will provide business and technology leaders with a fresh perspective on how to optimise their entire operation says Heman Kassan, Chief Commercial Officer of Technodyn.

Shoprite attack – another wake-up call for Africa

Ransomware attack on Shoprite Holdings is an important reminder of the role employees play in cybersecurity, says cyber security solution provider Check Point.
17 Jun

Camtel commits to digitalise Cameroon’s public service

Country to implement multi-million CFA system to help strengthen career profiles and remuneration of civil servants.

A definite need to improve your security posture

Hayden Sadler, Country Manager for South Africa at Infinidat, says there is an increasing need for highly secure authorisation and authentication processes.

Tax fraud, data black market trigger tech response by Zimbabwe’s govt

Officials roll out telecommunications traffic monitoring system in bid to curb ongoing threats to operator’s revenue base.
Jun 1, 2022

African Tech Voices: Africa has a major opportunity to play leapfrog when it comes to data integration

African companies need to get to grips with data governance says Carl Butler, Qlik Data Integration Sales Lead, iOCO.
May 30, 2022

Increase business efficiencies with digital document transformation and automated workflows

Digital document transformation is aiding organisations, globally, to ‘take its documents to the next level’.
May 27, 2022

African Tech Voices: Future proofing Africa’s data integration investment

The ability to manipulate data effectively is key to competitiveness in a global marketplace - but the right approach is needed to ensure a good return on investment says Carl Butler, Qlik Data Integration Sales Lead, iOCO, Qlik Elite Partner.

Hackathon winners can help Botswana’s agriculture sector bloom says Absa

Company recently ran a hackathon challenge to develop solutions specifically to address challenges in this sector.
May 25, 2022

Nigeria’s Military Pensions Board deploys Infobip’s chatbot over WhatsApp API solution

Case study: Nigeria’s Military Pensions Board deploys solution to enhance communication with beneficiaries.