Opinion

TechFinancials provides thought leadership written by industry experts and our own writers unpacking tech and telecommunications issues affecting the rest of Africa

Here are 5 South African IoT Executives You Need To Know

The IoT ecosystem is expected to experience the largest growth in the history of humankind.With a current market valuation of over $900 billion, both...

MTN Shuffle is an Affirmation that Young Black Executives Have a...

by Gugu LourieWhen the departure of experienced MTN South Africa CEO Mteto Nyati was made public by his new employers, JSE-listed tech group Altron,...

Robots and AI Could Soon Have Feelings, Hopes and Rights

by Christopher MarkouGet used to hearing a lot more about artificial intelligence. Even if you discount the utopian and dystopian hyperbole, the 21st century will...

Nine Ways to Slash E-commerce Cart Abandonment

by Kyle Rozendo, CTO at SID, who puts forward nine simple ways to make sweeping changes to e-commerce website performance.Global shopping cart abandonment on e-commerce...

More Than Just a Tracking Company

By Wayne de Nobrega, CEO of Tracker South AfricaTo most people, Tracker is a Stolen Vehicle Recovery (SVR) company. But while Tracker still has...

Data Breach Epidemic Has Huge Implications for Businesses

By Ronnie Moodley, Executive at IBM Systems South AfricaThe data that resides on a mobile phone is better protected than the data that resides...

Apps to keep kids thinking and learning even during school holidays

Here's a guide to getting rid of "junk" apps and ensuring your kids develop healthy tech habits both in term time and during the school holidays.

Uberfying Public Transport in South Africa

by Craig Heckrath, product development manager at IntervateMany of us have experienced the simplicity and convenience of hailing an Uber. It certainly seems like...

Teddy Daka is Reinventing Ansys

Teddy Daka, the boss of Ansys, has reasons to feel he is on top of the world.When Daka took over as interim CEO of...

What the Future of Digital Holds for Retail Banking?

By Darrel Orsmond, financial services industry head at SAP AfricaBanks are finding it increasingly difficult to reach and ensure value to their customers in...

Youth Have Critical Role to Play in Driving Africa’s Digital Economy

By Brett Parker, managing director: SAP AfricaWith the impending impact of machine learning and robotics on a range of traditional job roles and occupations,...

Are we Safe to Bank on Biometrics?

By Martin Walshaw, Senior Systems Engineer at F5 NetworksBiometrics are quickly gaining momentum both in the global and local financial services sector, making the...

Machine Learning Is Here. How Switched On Are You?

By Keith Fenner, vice-president, Sage Enterprise Africa & Middle EastMachine learning, which used to be something only computer scientists in server rooms discussed, has...

How Artificial Intelligence Will Change the Retail Game

By David Cosgrave, Customer Intelligence Lead at SASThere are two kinds of people in the world: those who love shopping and those who would...

South African Start-up Wants to Make Brand Management Easier on all...

Entrepreneur Paula Sartini would love to see users of search giant Google and other platforms use her company’s solutions to make brand management easier...

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