Top-7 security and risk management trends for 2019 - Gartner

2019-03-09 13:01

Seven emerging security and risk management trends that will impact security, privacy and risk leaders in the longer term have been identified by research and advisory company Gartner.

'No idea' if Monyeki as middleman was irregular, Gartner exec claims

2018-10-23 17:20

Global consulting firm Gartner came under fire on Tuesday as the Nugent commission of inquiry sought to understand if it was normal business practice for the company to engage businessman Patrick Monyeki to act as a middleman for its extensive multi-million rand IT contract with SARS.

Revived SARS illicit economy unit already eyeing 58 cases, says Kingon

2018-10-19 14:06

A unit of the tax agency which is probing the illicit economy - and is set to be re-opened - already had 58 cases on its radar.

'Institutional chaos', budget cuts as SARS battles to 'keep the lights on', Inquiry hears

2018-10-17 14:46

The Chief Officer of SARS Digital & IT has painted a picture of an organisation struggling with ageing technological infrastructure that poses a risk to revenue collection.

Gartner wasn't the first choice, Nugent Commission told

2018-09-25 19:30

The Nugent Commission has turned its attention from Bain & Company to the lucrative contracts signed with advisory firm Gartner.

LG baits SA with 'good value' G7 ThinQ

2018-05-28 22:00

LG is hoping to lure consumers to its brand with the launch of the LG G7 ThinQ in SA.

Smartwatches set to dominate R4trn wearables market

2017-09-01 10:20

Over 300 million wearable devices are expected to be sold in 2017 generating over R3.8trn, according to research firm Gartner.

Smartphone users drowning under ‘app overload’

2016-09-28 07:11

Abandonment rates for smartphone apps are surging as users simply have too much choice, says an analyst from technology research firm Gartner.

Blockchain technology is being ‘over-hyped’ - expert

2016-09-27 07:25

Digital distributed ledger tech, dubbed the 'blockchain', is being over-hyped at least in the short-term, says Gartner’s senior VP for technology Peter Sondergaard.

SA 'internet of everything' market to top $2bn

2016-02-23 12:17

The market for the 'internet of everything' in South Africa is set to hit $2bn, according to a research organisation.


Could Tesla price cuts mean demand is slowing?

2019-01-03 08:46

Tesla built about 9300 more vehicles than it delivered last year, raising concerns among industry analysts that inventory is growing as demand for the company's electric cars may be starting to wane.

Gartner drafted terms of reference for SARS multi-million rand contract, inquiry hears

2018-10-23 12:00

IT company Gartner says it helped design the terms of reference for its multi-million rand contract with SARS, the Nugent Inquiry into the administration of the tax revenue service has heard.

SARS admits it may have 'thrown out the book' with Bain, Gartner contracts

2018-10-17 21:56

The South African Revenue Services's Chief Financial Officer, Johnstone Makhubu conceded on Wednesday that its procurement division may have "thrown out the book" in its awarding of multi-million rand contracts to Bain and Gartner.

Halting IT modernisation took SARS backwards, Nugent Inquiry hears

2018-10-16 14:11

The Nugent Commission of Inquiry has sought to understand why the modernisation of the the tax agency's IT system was halted.

Global PC market grows for first time in 6 years - survey

2018-07-13 08:30

The global personal computer market grew for the first time in six years in the second quarter of 2018, driven by upgrades in the business segment, a market tracker said Thursday.

Machine learning could soon diagnose cancer earlier

2017-09-21 08:23

Machine learning - making computers perform functions without specific programming - could be used to diagnose cancer earlier through advanced deep learning, says an expert.

Smartphones shipments to soar amid overall device slump

2017-07-05 17:26

Consumers' shift towards higher-priced premium smartphones is expected to boost overall smartphone shipment by as much as 5% this year, despite a slump in overall device shipments.

Replying to after-hours emails? Ask your boss for a policy

2016-09-27 16:45

Responding to emails after working hours is increasingly requiring your employer to draw up an explicit policy on this growing aspect of the working world.

Short-term spike in SA feature phone sales

2016-06-05 17:43

Price is the reason for an even split between first quarter smartphone and feature phone sales in SA, a research organisation has said.

Connected 'everything' to drive smartphone innovation

2016-01-29 11:25

Smartphones are set to become more “intelligent” as more devices connect to the internet, says a research organisation.

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