The Cape Innovation and Technology Initiative (CiTi) was established in 1999. Over the past 20 years, CiTi has played an integral role in catalysing and supporting the Cape Town tech ecosystem, now recognized as the most productive on the African continent. In 2018, both CiTi’s Entrepreneur Development and Skills Development (CapaCiTi) programmes expanded to support entrepreneurs and youth across the country, and on a Pan-African scale.
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Losing or having your cellphone stolen is often a disaster because more often than not it contains the only copy of your address book. While you are able to replace your number by doing a SIM swap with your network operator, it is often difficult and time-consuming to replace the long list of contacts one by one. There are ways to avoid this happening to you. MWEB, offers these helpful tips on how you can backup your cellphone contacts.
The e-Waste Association of South Africa (eWASA) was established in 2008 to manage the establishment of a sustainable environmentally sound e-waste management system for the country. eWASA is your central point of contact for advice and action. eWasa is a Pan African non-profit organisation based in Durban South Africa. As a non-profit organisation eWASA, provides support through efficient services and attractive terms and conditions by a small and highly and competent team as well as strong Partners throughout Africa.
When it comes to technology, you can make your investment work harder for you by harnessing the power of the Internet to develop and grow your business.
All business is online or going online and this is a whole new world for many "old-school" business owners. Especially those who haven’t employed an IT support team. The added concern for most is security. The media is rife with news on hacking, cyber theft and the like. And, cyber security can be most confusing for those who aren’t au fait with IT issues. Here are some quick and simple steps to ensuring your business and your customers are protected from cyber criminals.
Technology is giving us ever more ways to work together and communicate more effectively, and you don't need an in-depth knowledge of IT or bottomless pockets to put the essentials in place. Paul Curran explains the options SMEs have at their disposal which include Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP), Instant Messenger (IM), and document sharing and management tools, among others.
Integrating technology into your business processes is one of the best ways to make your business more efficient. However, as a business owner it is important to understand which processes would benefit from automation and which will not. While efficient processes gain more efficiency through automation, inefficient processes gain more inefficiency. This article outlines a thinking process that may help you better decide which business processes will benefit from automation.
Technology has changed the business landscape and the ways in which customers prefer to access and consume products as well as interact and engage with businesses. In this digital age, embracing great online tools and apps can really transform your small business in many ways. This article lists some of the digital tools you can use to remain competitive.
In order for businesses to operate efficiently, they have to consolidate information inputs from multiple departments. The best way to do this and avoid inevitable human error is to automate various processes. To begin with, you should start by automating the smallest and easiest administrative processes such as your bookkeeping system. Then slowly you can start automating other processes like inventory control and include solutions such as document management software.