Engineering News | Information Technology http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/page/information-technology Thu, 18 Jan 2018 23:21:33 +0200 FeedCreator 1.7.3 IT spending to reach $3.7tr in 2018 http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/it-spending-to-reach-37tr-in-2018-2018-01-16 Natasha Odendaal INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY Tue, 16 Jan 2018 15:41:00 +0200 475379 1516110507 1516110060 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 Global semiconductor market to grow 7.5% in 2018 http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/global-semiconductor-market-to-grow-75-in-2018-2018-01-15 Natasha Odendaal TECHNOLOGY Mon, 15 Jan 2018 16:10:00 +0200 475255 1516029800 1516025400 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 4Sight Holdings says reaches agreement to acquire Foursight South Africa http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/4sight-holdings-says-reaches-agreement-to-acquire-foursight-south-africa-2018-01-15 African News Agency ACQUISITIONS Mon, 15 Jan 2018 15:44:00 +0200 475249 1516024158 1516023840 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 BCX CEO appointed to iamtheCODE board http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/bcx-ceo-appointed-to-iamthecode-board-2018-01-11 Anine Kilian IT Thu, 11 Jan 2018 14:30:00 +0200 475007 1515674377 1515673800 99999999999 Samantha Herbst 0 0 Personal devices soon to become more intuitive, Gartner predicts http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/personal-devices-soon-to-become-more-intuitive-personal-gartner-predicts-2018-01-08 Creamer Media Reporter INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY Mon, 08 Jan 2018 15:01:00 +0200 474467 1515420257 1515416460 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 Star Alliance, Plug and Play partner to develop start-ups http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/star-alliance-plug-and-play-partner-to-develop-start-ups-2017-12-15 Natasha Odendaal CORPORATE ACTIVITY Fri, 15 Dec 2017 08:00:00 +0200 474084 1513259183 1513317600 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 Technology can improve effectiveness of emergency response agencies http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/safe-smart-cities-to-respond-more-effectively-to-incidents-huawei-2017-12-15 Schalk Burger TECHNOLOGY Fri, 15 Dec 2017 00:00:00 +0200 473185 1512994087 1513288800 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 Telco infrastructure still relevant in IoT world, but models are changing http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/infrastructure-relevant-in-iot-world-but-business-models-changing-2017-12-15 Schalk Burger Telecommunications Fri, 15 Dec 2017 00:00:00 +0200 473170 1512994087 1513288800 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 Reusing data to augment as business processes http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/more-data-leading-to-new-business-uses-sas-2017-12-15 Schalk Burger Information Technology Fri, 15 Dec 2017 00:00:00 +0200 473192 1512994087 1513288800 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 Demand for ICT skills outstripping supply, survey shows http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/jcse-ict-skills-survey-points-to-loss-of-economic-contribution-2017-12-15 Schalk Burger TECHNOLOGY SKILLS Fri, 15 Dec 2017 00:00:00 +0200 473251 1512994088 1513288800 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000696713_resized_jcseappliedresearchmanageradrianschofield1022.jpg ADRIAN SCHOFIELD South Africa is lagging its peers in Africa to unlock the value of technology for economic growth and social development 511 287 Balancing rules, safety and certification will be key to drone industry success http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/although-sa-drone-laws-best-in-world-market-potential-stunted-by-slow-certification-2017-12-15 Dylan Slater Unmanned Aviation Fri, 15 Dec 2017 00:00:00 +0200 472933 1513069877 1513288800 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000697863_resized_sunrise.jpg 511 287 Ansys acquires LAWtrust http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/ansys-acquires-lawtrust-2017-12-14 Natasha Odendaal MERGERS & ACQUISITIONS Thu, 14 Dec 2017 15:50:00 +0200 474087 1513259816 1513259400 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 Data analytics trends spill over into energy sector http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/data-analytics-trends-spill-over-into-energy-sector-2017-12-14 Natasha Odendaal ENERGY Thu, 14 Dec 2017 12:20:00 +0200 474043 1513247748 1513246800 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000698442_resized_blackveatchwebbmeko.jpg Black & Veatch sub-Saharan Africa business development director Webb Meko 511 340 Electronic waste at new high, squandering gold, other metals – study http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/electronic-waste-at-new-high-squandering-gold-other-metals-study-2017-12-14 Reuters ELECTRONIC WASTE Thu, 14 Dec 2017 08:45:00 +0200 474002 1513234104 1513233900 99999999999 Reuters 0 0 ICT service provider Ayo to list on JSE http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/ict-service-provider-ayo-to-list-on-jse-2017-12-13 Schalk Burger ICT Wed, 13 Dec 2017 16:31:00 +0200 473967 1513176990 1513175460 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 WiFi can aid in water crisis http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/wifi-can-aid-in-water-crisis-2017-12-08 Marleny Arnoldi Information Technology Fri, 08 Dec 2017 00:00:00 +0200 471560 1512454231 1512684000 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000693947_resized_nickwatsonruckusbusinessinthewesterncape1120171022.jpg NICK WATSON Mobile data rates are quite prohibitive. Most people can afford the handsets, but they simply can not afford the connection 511 287 IoT and data set to be at the heart of African smart cities http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/iot-and-data-at-heart-of-african-smart-cities-hitachi-vantara-2017-12-01 Schalk Burger Smart Cities Fri, 08 Dec 2017 00:00:00 +0200 471788 1512454232 1512684000 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 Blockchain set to change transactions, information flow and business processes http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/blockchain-will-change-transactions-information-flows-and-business-processes-2017-12-08 Schalk Burger BLOCKCHAIN Fri, 08 Dec 2017 00:00:00 +0200 472396 1512461344 1512684000 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000696416_resized_chains.jpg 511 287 Quality reprioritised in local battery market http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/quality-reprioritised-in-local-battery-market-2017-12-08 Robyn Wilkinson Information Technology Fri, 08 Dec 2017 00:00:00 +0200 471890 1512735754 1512684000 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000693840_resized_northstaraceblueaztec1120171022.jpg POSITIVE RESPONSE NorthStar ACE was launched in South Africa this year and Aztec has seen a positive local market response to its advanced capabilities 511 287 Last day of share trading for Datatec as Aim-listing cancellation takes effect http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/last-day-of-share-trading-for-datatec-as-aim-listing-cancellation-takes-effect-2017-12-07 Dylan Slater INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY Thu, 07 Dec 2017 12:20:00 +0200 473387 1512642127 1512642000 99999999999 Samantha Herbst 0 0 Local company popularises electrical heat tracing http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/local-company-popularises-electrical-heat-tracing-2017-12-01 Nica Schreuder Information Technology Fri, 01 Dec 2017 00:00:00 +0200 471081 1511853904 1512079200 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000692150_resized_vanhoolcontainerelthermeht1022.jpg EFFICIENT HEATING Eltherm’s EHT system makes controlled, efficient and constant heating solutions for tanktainers and road tankers 511 287 Growing eWaste could affect ecosystem http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/growing-ewaste-problem-could-affect-ecological-system-2017-12-01 Simone Liedtke Information Technology Fri, 01 Dec 2017 00:00:00 +0200 470848 1511853904 1512079200 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000691864_resized_walearewaceo112017xperien1022.jpg WALE AREWA The global estimate of eWaste is about 50-million tons 511 287 Extending digital backbone to remote regions will stimulate development http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/connectivity-for-development-in-remote-regions-needs-visible-top-down-approach-2017-12-01 Schalk Burger CONNECTIVITY Fri, 01 Dec 2017 00:00:00 +0200 471793 1511853907 1512079200 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 Corporate culture and people key to effective use of business technologies http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/corporate-culture-and-people-key-to-effective-use-of-business-technologies-2017-12-01 Schalk Burger Business Technologies Fri, 01 Dec 2017 00:00:00 +0200 471812 1511853907 1512079200 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000693705_resized_stuartscanlonmanagingdirectorofepicerp1022.jpg STUART SCANLON Companies cannot ignore new technologies that promise better work efficiency, but must not alienate employees or their positions in the organisation 511 287 Waltloo fibre-optic factory to supply African telecoms industry http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/local-fibre-optic-factory-to-supply-african-telecoms-industry-2017-12-01 Schalk Burger MANUFACTURING Fri, 01 Dec 2017 00:00:00 +0200 471785 1511853907 1512079200 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000693681_resized_dartcomwaltloofactory11022.jpg DARTCOM WALTLOO FACTORY The factory has fibre colour, ringmarking, buffer tube production, SZ stranding and dual-jacket equipment to produce complete cables 511 287 CIPC collaboration with banks to extend to BEE certification http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/cipc-collaboration-with-banks-to-extend-to-bee-certification-2017-12-01 Nadine James Company Registration Fri, 01 Dec 2017 00:00:00 +0200 471833 1511853907 1512079200 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 Seacom eyes acquisitions, fibre growth in 2018 http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/seacom-eyes-acquisitions-fibre-growth-in-2018-2017-11-30 Natasha Odendaal TELECOMMUNICATIONS Thu, 30 Nov 2017 16:05:00 +0200 472751 1512129126 1512050700 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000695761_resized_seacombusinessheadgrantparker21022.jpg Seacom business head Grant Parker 511 287 Ansys boosts its IP, skills to capture future business http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/ansys-boosts-its-ip-skills-to-capture-future-business-2017-11-29 Schalk Burger RESULTS Wed, 29 Nov 2017 16:37:00 +0200 472598 1511966552 1511966220 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 BCX, GE deploy agritech solution http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/bcx-ge-deploy-agritech-solution-2017-11-27 Creamer Media Reporter DIGITAL SOLUTIONS Mon, 27 Nov 2017 12:51:00 +0200 472302 1511780379 1511779860 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 Company embraces industry trends and challenges http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/cutting-solutions-manufacturer-and-distributor-embraces-industry-trends-and-challenges-2017-11-24 Nica Schreuder Information Technology Fri, 24 Nov 2017 00:00:00 +0200 470710 1511247632 1511474400 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000691176_resized_bystronicprecision2017firstcut1022.jpg TIMED INVESTMENT The Bystronic laser, a significant capital investment, is one that is best done at the downturn of the industry, or just after the upturn 511 287 Steel company’s optimism fuels technology investment appetite http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/steel-companys-optimism-fuels-technology-investment-appetite-2017-11-24 Nica Schreuder Information Technology Fri, 24 Nov 2017 00:00:00 +0200 470288 1511247632 1511474400 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000691204_resized_steeltubesbloomberg20071022.jpg TUBULAR INNOVATION The LT20 creates new possibilities and innovation for architects and structural designers 511 287 Company assists in developing WiFi blueprint for educational institutions http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/company-assists-in-developing-wifi-blueprint-for-education-institutions-2017-11-24 Nadine James ICT & EDUCATION Fri, 24 Nov 2017 00:00:00 +0200 471061 1511247635 1511474400 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000692308_resized_riaangrahamsubsaharanafricasalesdirector072017ruckus1022.jpg RIAAN GRAHAM The functionality would be similar, be it a small public school or large university campus. 511 287 Microgrids add new arrow to Africa’s electricity access quiver http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/proven-concept-of-microgrids-driving-acceleration-of-uptake-2017-11-24 Mia Breytenbach ELECTRICITY Fri, 24 Nov 2017 00:00:00 +0200 471015 1511252281 1511474400 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000693556_resized_accelerating.jpg 511 287 GirlCode floats ambitions of becoming world’s largest women's digital agency http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/girlcode-floats-ambitions-of-becoming-worlds-largest-womens-digital-agency-2017-11-23 Dylan Slater TECHNOLOGY Thu, 23 Nov 2017 15:02:00 +0200 472088 1511443310 1511442120 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Shell collaboration helps power London buses with coffee waste http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/shell-collaboration-helps-power-london-buses-with-coffee-waste-2017-11-21 Nica Schreuder BIOFUEL Mon, 20 Nov 2017 00:00:00 +0200 471626 1511180719 1511128800 99999999999 Samantha Herbst 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000693347_resized_0000693297resizedshellbiobeanimage.jpg GRINDING DOWN EMISSIONS B20 biofuel will significantly reduce carbon emissions 511 340 Monitoring system streamlines maintenance activities http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/fluke-connect-helps-companies-streamline-maintenance-activities-2017-11-17 Robyn Wilkinson Information Technology Fri, 17 Nov 2017 00:00:00 +0200 469645 1510643467 1510869600 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000688975_resized_flukeconnect1020171022.jpg INSTANT INFORMATION Measurements obtained from Fluke Connect enabled tools can be viewed simultaneously at the inspection site and from an off-site location 511 287 Organisations’ digital memory gets cloud boost http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/organisations-digital-memory-gets-cloud-boost-2017-11-17 Schalk Burger Data Management Fri, 17 Nov 2017 00:00:00 +0200 470254 1510643470 1510869600 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000690453_resized_mimecastsalesenablementmanagernicksaunder11171022.jpg NICK SAUNDERS Email serves as the digital memory of companies and remains the main medium for business communications 511 287