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Michael White from Veeam Software discusses business disaster recovery strategies

Tech IT Out caught up with Michael White, who is a Technical Evangelist for Veeam Software, at the 2016 Gartner Symposium in Cape Town, South Africa. In the video below, Michael White discusses business disaster recovery strategies and how to succeed when the odds are stacked against you. Additionally, Michael White discusses how companies can prepare for potential disasters. Michael White is an E... »

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Gartner increases direct investment in South Africa

Gartner has announced that it will increase its presence in South Africa by transitioning from a sales agent to a direct sales channel effective January 1, 2017. As part of the Company’s business strategy to expand in high growth regions, Gartner will provide dedicated client management and business development functions in South Africa. Establishing a direct sales organization in South Africa wil... »

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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. &... »

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Gartner Symposium 2016: Organisations Need to Master Two Dimensions of Mobility

With the convergence of devices, bots, things and people, organisations will need to master two dimensions of mobility, according to Gartner, Inc. CIOs and IT leaders will need to excel at mainstream mobility and to prepare for the post-app era. “The future of mobile will provide ubiquitous services delivered anywhere, by any person or thing, to any person or thing,” said David Willis ... »

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In Pictures: Gartner Symposium 2016

The IT sector will be buzzing this week as senior IT executives, analysts, and CIOs gather at the Cape Town International Convention Centre, located in South Africa, for the highly anticipated 2016 Gartner Symposium/ITxpo. This year, the highly insightful symposium is being held under the theme “Lead 360 Drive Digital to the Core, which aims to bring life to the highly sought after digital b... »

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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... »

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Don’t let fatigue become your digital transformation reality

With technology constantly evolving, your next disrupter or partner could be right around the corner. CIOs need to perceive opportunities and threats that others can’t to succeed. It’s all about seeing the full picture, anticipating the unexpected and seizing opportunities that others miss. We asked Andy Rowsell-Jones, research vice president at Gartner, how CIOs are adapting to digital transforma... »