How to Capitalise on the 4th Industrial Revolution and the New Normal

By Sonja Coetzer One complete revolution of the tiny blue marble around the sun later, and the new normal settled as the every-day-normal. You wear your mask as diligently as an extra in an ER TV-drama, sanitise your hands raw, and social distance like a leprous hermit. You take a long, deep breath when someone dares bring up the topic … Read More

Uncertain times leaving your business paralyzed?

By Sonja Coetzer Industrial revolutions and pandemics can lead to industry disruptions, paralysed business, economic busts and bankruptcies. What it does not lead to is unemployment of visionaries, the gutsy and the daring. 1784 gave birth to the first of a series (1870, 1969, 2014) of industrial revolutions fuelled by the advancement of technology and modernisation of how products, goods … Read More

Host Business Apps on Virtual Machines… watsegoed?

Host Business Apps on Virtual Machines… watsegoed? By Sodi U McHloride Oh, yes. Tech companies are gifted at creating cool-sounding, confusing terminology, abbreviations and acronyms. Worse, even the best-intentioned propellerhead will have a “Wa’ val jy uit?” quizzical look on his/her geeky face when you dare ask some clarification on what they are yacking on about.  Then, oh dear, better … Read More

Digital Security: Smelly phish and other online goggas

Digital Security: Smelly phish and other online goggas By Sodi U McHloride “They” are out to get you. Seriously. Between the Nigerian princes, Russian mobsters, angry ex-employees, and the pasty, clever-dick teenage hacker down the street, your online presence puts you at risk. All the time. According to a 2007 study by the University of Maryland, a computer is attacked … Read More