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Soarsoft International focuses on controlling information governance and data storage costs at 2014 CIO Challenge JHB!

Information volumes continue to grow at an unprecedented rate, particularly randomly generated and unstructured data belonging to the modern information worker. This is also a result of the way we interact and transact with the many new business and electronic platforms on mobile devices, cloud-based infrastructure and services. This increases complexity with regards to managing information and risk as well as gaining control of the retentions and disposition in accordance with legislation…

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Added by Juliano Velacci on September 2, 2014 at 19:20 — No Comments

User Experience(UX) landscape for Startups

Lean UX for Startups and Enterprise: 

Excellent old talk. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MuRis2PGysg

www.uxsouthafrica.com

 

Added by UX South Africa on September 2, 2014 at 13:08 — No Comments

Apply now for Design Innovation Seed Fund grants

Designers, inventors, entrepreneurs and product developers can now apply for grants of up to R500 000 each from a new Design Innovation Seed Fund (DISF). Find out if you…

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Added by Adrian Solomons on September 2, 2014 at 10:55 — No Comments

A Nifty Design Idea for A Visual - Interactive Bar Counter Surface

There is a nifty design idea for a visual, interactive bar counter surface. RichTech interactive bar – an “intelligent” surface system lights up and connects objects together in a pretty cool visual effect.

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Added by RichDing on September 2, 2014 at 5:04 — 1 Comment

Social Media Week Johannesburg: Registration Now Open!

SOCIAL MEDIA WEEK JOHANNESBURG: REGISTRATION NOW OPEN!

Featuring Over 50 Speakers Including Alan Knott Craig Jr, Digital Advertising Mavens John Montgomery and Quentin George, Pioneering Muso Okmalumkoolkat, Mark Kaigwa and More

Social Media Week  (SMW) Johannesburg makes its anticipated debut in the heart of Braamfontein from September 22 to 26. Registration for this trailblazing tech savvy conference is now open.

Over the course of five…

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Added by Sherry Bitting on August 31, 2014 at 23:30 — No Comments

Do Action: WordPress Charity Hackathon Report Back

WordPress Cape Town

wpcapetown.co.za

events@wpcapetown.co.za

PRESS RELEASE

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Contact: Hugh Lashbrooke

Mobile: 074 164 8506

Cape Town NGOs receive a fresh online look from local tech geeks

On the 23rd of August…

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Added by Matt Cohen on August 28, 2014 at 12:23 — No Comments

How new businesses can find a penetrative advantage inspite of limited resources: What business plans don’t teach

The other day I was consulting a lady who wants to start a sort of high end clothing label for preteens, but as everyone – she doesn’t have funds and is demoralized at the thought that it might be tough to get funding for her awesome business idea.

The reality is money isn’t cheap. It is only smart for investors to backup projects which have some traction or leverage: Either the venture has produced some directional progress or the entrepreneur has some entrepreneurial…

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Added by Tiisetso Maloma on August 28, 2014 at 10:29 — No Comments

Why Free Wi-Fi is part our business strategy

Articles advising companies to offer free wi-fi to customers as a strategy are usually referring to the hospitality or retail industry, or mobile operator offloading...not ecommerce and certainly not online classifieds. However, the two should go hand-in-hand. Not just in the commercial sense, but also as part of the greater landscape of corporate social responsibility that all companies should adhere to.

Alan Knott-Craig Junior has said that access to the internet should be a basic…

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Added by Claire Cobbledick on August 28, 2014 at 10:20 — No Comments

Are you facing challenges with BYOD,Mobility,Big Data & POPI Compliance?

Join us as top speakers discuss the key challenges facing CIO's & IT Heads today on the 29th & 30th of October in Sandton. Top speakers are representing Aon SA, Prodevolve,Smatmass,Centre for Information Security,Werksmans Attorneys, Francis Cronje and more. Konica Minolta & Soarsoft Africa are presenting their solutions. We are discussing key topics dealing with challenges around BYOD, Mobility, Big Data, Security and POPI compliance. For more info contact…

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Added by Juliano Velacci on August 28, 2014 at 9:01 — No Comments

1Stream releases white paper highlighting the potential for gamification technologies in SA contact centres

Gartner predicts that 40% of Global 1000 organisations will use gamification as their primary mechanism to perform business operations by 2015. It also predicts that 80% of current gamified applications will fail to meet business objectives.…

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Added by Jed Hewson on August 27, 2014 at 10:13 — No Comments

Interview with Jonathan Farrell, Digital Strategist at MEC Group

Meet Jonathan Farrell, young and upcoming Digital Strategist at the MEC Group in Cape Town. Having spent the last 6 years driving online acquisition across various digital platforms such as Paid Search and Social Media, he…

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Added by Lico Gross on August 26, 2014 at 12:16 — No Comments

Impress Me - A video introduction mobile application that simplifies recruitment

Get Hired. Get into the boardroom before your résumé

Introducing a new mobile application that will revolutionise the face of recruitment

Impress Me is a video based mobile application that will revolutionise the recruitment process as we know it. Visually impress potential employers,…

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Added by Martin Ras on August 25, 2014 at 11:49 — No Comments

Limited amount of Lean Startup Machine Joburg Early Bird Tickets available at R300 discount

Did you miss the Insider Sale for Lean Startup Machine Johannesburg?

No worries.



Take advantage of the Early Bird Sale. Tickets are limited, get them before they sell out.



Buy Tickets Now



The Event will start on October 31, 2014…

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Added by iAFRIKAN on August 25, 2014 at 10:36 — No Comments

Celebrating failure - Andy Hadfield – Tech4Africa 2014





Hadfield is presenting the lessons he learnt as a failed startup at Tech4Africa CT and Jhb this year. Says Hadfield:  “Gareth Knight and I are continuing a little tradition that started at the last Tech4Africa… #FailCon. Trying to change that stigma that the South African startup scene has around failure. Like it or not, failure is a part of startup culture. Everyone forgets that 95% of these things fail. And yet we tend to hide failure instead of celebrating what we’ve learned.…

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Added by Zinnia Peens on August 25, 2014 at 9:00 — No Comments

Lean Jo'burg Early Bird Tickets on Sale Next Week, Register Now.

All the Insider Sale tickets at 50% discount for Lean Startup Machine Johannesburg have now been SOLD OUT!

More tickets, Early Bird, will be on sale next week.



Register now to be…

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Added by iAFRIKAN on August 22, 2014 at 15:19 — No Comments

UX Cape Town South Africa - 50% already SOLD

South Africa`s inaugural UX Conference happening soon...... UX South Africa has been a long 

overdue event for UX Professionals in South Africa. Few of our speakers



The aim for our 2 day Conference is to raise awareness around UX and Business integration.

With some fantastic speakers, we will look at -…
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Added by UX South Africa on August 22, 2014 at 12:55 — 2 Comments

PHP Cape Town Early Bird Extension - Guess who will be there???

We are heading for another SOLD OUT event. Our very first PHP Conference 2013 SOLD OUT in less than 5 weeks. We have extended our Early Bird Registration thanks to our fantastic sponsors. 

Will you be there? 

Will you follow the #PHPCape14 #UXSA14 hashtags from your office or from the event? 

With a THIRD of our tickets already sold, we know how this will end........

We exciting that CNBC Africa will be…

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Added by Theo Sauls on August 22, 2014 at 12:51 — No Comments

VISA PAYWAVE CONFERENCE

Traderoot Technologies was invited to attend the VISA payWave conference, last week, held at the 15 On Orange Hotel in Cape Town.  The goal of the conference was to educate and address any issues with the roll-out of VISA payWave technology into the South…
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Added by Rob Meyer on August 22, 2014 at 10:05 — No Comments

GamesOutlast.com Casual Gaming Portal Opens for Business

Hong Kong, 22 August 2014 - Today saw the launch of GamesOutlast.com, set to become one of the most exciting entrants to launch into the online casual gaming market, the games site runs on the GameZBoost gaming platform, a South African based company. The GameZBoost platform runs some of the top global publishers gaming sites, these include RTL Netherlands, NBC Universal and Sony Pictures…

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Added by Mark van Diggelen on August 22, 2014 at 9:08 — No Comments

CODEX GETS REAL

codeX is a startup. For the last several months, our team has been working to do all the things new companies need to do to get up and running, engage with our partners and sponsors, and recruit the best young minds for…

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Added by Cara Turner on August 20, 2014 at 16:44 — No Comments

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