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  • 7 May 2018     Event, Facilities Management

    FM EXPO – Johannesburg 16-17 May 2018

    The FM Expo is held at Gallagher Convention Center and will take place on 16th and 17th May 2018. The FM Expo boasts a wide range of exhibitors from security and cleaning to blue chip service providers and technology companies. ​A conference runs alongside the expo that boasts a programme second to none. To see the floor […]

  • Classic FM’s Classic Business Show – Digital Economy Feature by Heilet (Audio Clip)

    The process, the science behind digital transformation, is incredibly important. This, combined with automation and data, ensures visibility throughout the entire process. Heilet Scholtz, Executive at Softworx, Infor’s Master Partner in Africa, recently shared how Softworx is helping Africa to transform on Classic FM’s Classic Business Show. Listen to the clip below and learn why digital […]

  • 3 May 2018     Press Release

    security drones taking off, but SA restrictions limit adoption

    Drones, otherwise known as remotely piloted aircraft systems, continue to gain a foothold in an increasing number of industries, with adoption rates in the safety and security industry growing worldwide. In fact, safety and security drone sales totalled $145-million in 2016, according to a market report compiled by ReportLinker and titled the ‘Safety & Security […]

  • digitising the poultry industry

    In the fast moving, volatile and critical poultry industry, control over processes within various divisions and sites is essential. Linking different divisions with each other and the business to provide an integrated view of the entire organisation provides accurate insights to ensure better performance. Management via manual processes and Excel spreadsheets simply doesn’t achieve the […]

  • 3 May 2018     EOH, Event

    EOH Connect – Johannesburg 2018

    EOH Connect is a one-of-a-kind annual event which promises to deliver an enriching and thought-leading experience to CIO’s, IT practitioners and industry professionals across the board. This year the conference will present dynamic content under the overarching theme, Fast Data – Business at the Speed of Thought. Event details: Theme: Fast Data – Business at […]

  • digitising manufacturing: the CIO’s duty
    13 April 2018     Digital Transformation

    digitising manufacturing: the CIO’s duty

    Digital transformation is widely accepted as the driving force behind the Fourth Industrial Revolution. Yet, to be truly effective, one champion must take charge of the strategy – both in its development and in the prioritisation of the steps to take in the digital transformation journey. An Infor report on digitalisation in the manufacturing sector […]

  • how to drive digital transformation with data science
    13 April 2018     Data Science, Digital Transformation

    how to drive digital transformation with data science

    Every business has massive amounts of data flowing into and out of the organisation at all times. In hospitality, for example, data science empowers the hotel to differentiate itself from the competition through real-time business intelligence. In healthcare, data can be moved from department silos and make it accessible, in real time, across the enterprise. […]

  • 29 March 2018     EAM, Press Release

    lowering the ‘normal’ cost of maintenance

    Considering how maintenance and parts inventories have evolved in recent years, and the increasingly strategic approach to Enterprise Asset Management (EAM), it is apparent that visibility is one of the most important drivers at every step in the manufacturing and plant engineering process. There was a time when the process for maintaining mission-critical equipment and […]

  • Infographic: Top 5 Business Trends to Watch for Success in 2018

    Infographic: Top 5 Business Trends to Watch for Success in 2018

    A sound strategy is required for better business performance. Trend analysis is essential to developing an effective plan. We have created an infographic illustrating the top five business trends that savvy businesses must consider in the running of their organisations. Take a look at the infographic below or download the pdf. Enjoy!    

  • show me the (digital) money
    19 March 2018     Cryptocurrencies, Tech Trends

    show me the (digital) money

    Towards the end of 2017, and as the New Year began, Bitcoin became one of the hottest investment trends across the globe. Many remarked that it is secure, and as much a sure thing as any other good investment on the market. Yet, as its prices begin to plummet, questions around the longevity of cryptocurrencies […]

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