Inspiring Videos for Women in Tech by Suhaifa Naidoo29 October 2013 0 Comments
I recently came across a few inspiring videos that I felt was crucial for all women to watch. For women in tech it will definitely hit home but for women who are in predominately male dominated careers it will also have the same affect.
Embrace the rise of mobile markets with Responsive Web Design by Clint Lynch17 September 2013 0 Comments
The trick to staying ahead of the curve with regard to the trends of website design, particularly now as the market branches out indefinitely towards mobile, is to create a solution that is scalable and a solution that will defy age with a design that is fluid to adapt to new technology.
Google Wallet Checkout elbows its way into the online payment sphere by Linda Jooste13 September 2013 0 Comments
So it’s not really the latest thing out there, but for us South Africans we won’t see Google Wallet being used locally for a very long time – but at least by the time it does reach us it will have passed through the whole of the US as guinea pigs for their flagship mobile payment system. However it is with great trepidation that users are trying out the new Google Wallet system, fears of privacy issues and payment security loom darkly.
The Role of Angel Investing in South Africa by Wesley Lynch03 September 2013 0 Comments
Last month I was asked to discuss the role of Angel Investing in South Africa by interviewer Natascha Jacobsz from ABN. "With the on-going global economic uncertainty, investors are continuously looking for alternative investment options. In South Africa the concept of Angel Investing especially into technology start-ups is gaining traction, attracting even the most seemingly conservative investors." ABN
Introducing technology into the classrooms by Suhaifa Naidoo20 August 2013 4 Comments
There is a growing debate amongst parents, teachers and students about whether technology helps or harms students in the classroom or in their personal lives. The increase in online dating and chat apps have become a deterrent to parents allowing their children to use tech solutions including placing limitations on using the internet. However technological solutions are a part of our current context as well as our future, as it moves forward, we move forward with it. Multiple industries are integrating their existing processes with mobile devices, social media or online sharing yet the education system in emerging markets such as South Africa is very slow to mobilise. There are immense benefits from introducing technology into our classrooms and especially from a foundation phase level.