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Patricia de Lille

Patricia de Lille opens 2017 Amazon Web Services Summit

Patricia de Lille (born 17 February 1951) is a South African politician and Mayor of Cape Town. She was the founder and the leader of the Independent Democrats, a South African political party which she formed in 2003 during a floor-crossing window. On 15 August 2010, the ID merged with the Democratic Alliance, South Africa’s official opposition, and de Lille took on dual party membership un... »

Amazon Web Services Summit

2017 Amazon Web Services Summit not to be missed

The Amazon Web Services Summit (AWS Summit) is set to kick off on the 5th of July 2017in Cape Town, South Africa at the Century City Conference Centre and is an event that is not to be missed. This year, attendees will have the opportunity to attend 4 Tracks that consist of 16 Sessions that cover a variety of topics. If you have not registered to attend the AWS Summit, click here to attend and reg... »

FindMyTaxi

South Africa: FindMyTaxi wins big at hackathon

WhereIsMyTransport recently announced the availability of the world’s only open platform for integrated transport data in emerging cities. Cape Town is the first city to have data for ALL transportation modes available. The next step would be to utilise this data to address the city’s transport challenges and empower users to take advantage of the opportunities that it presents. WhereIsMyTransport... »

African youth

Samsung Africa Forum set to bring top innovation to Cape Town

Samsung will be showcasing its commitment to the continent by introducing its latest range of products at the 8th Annual Samsung Africa Forum. This event, which is being held in South Africa, will take place between 23 and 25 February 2017 at the International Conference Centre (CTICC) in Cape Town, South Africa. Michelle Potgieter, Director: Brand Marketing and Communications at Samsung South Afr... »

gartner symposium 2016

Gartner Symposium 2016: New Digital Disruptors Demand a New Approach to IT

Digital disruptors such as algorithms, artificial intelligence (AI), bots and chatbots are already transforming businesses. Gartner, Inc. expects that algorithmic business will create even greater levels of disruption and new industries. To support the new capabilities and business models of digital and algorithmic business, CIOs must design and deploy their digital business technology platform. &... »

mtn deals

Gartner Symposium 2016: MTN to showcase aspiring innovators

MTN Business will give leading ICT entrepreneurs a boost this month, when it sponsors the Gartner ITxpo Aspiring Innovators programme for the second year running. The Gartner Symposium/ITxpo Africa 2016, to be staged in Cape Town from 26 – 28 September 2016, is expected to attract over 1100 CIOs and Senior IT Executives engaging with peers, Gartner analysts and industry leaders. Delegates wi... »

pc shipments

PC leaders must overhaul their businesses or leave the market by 2020

Business leaders of PC vendors face a stark choice and must decide between overhauling their businesses or leaving the PC market by 2020, according to Gartner, Inc. If they decide to stay, they need to rapidly determine what changes to make or what alternatives to adapt in today’s over-penetrated PC market “The PC business model as we have traditionally known it is broken. The top five... »