Enterprise Solution

Key SAP global summit resumes in US

From SAVIOUS KWINIKA in Orlando, Florida USA FLORIDA, (CAJ News) – PARTNERS of Systems Applications Products (SAP) from around the globe have gathered in Orlando, Florida in the United States for the annual Americas’ SAP Users Group (ASUG). The event resumes on Tuesday. The conference, dubbed 2016 SAPPPHIRE NOW + ASUG Annual Conference, is a  global annual summit bringing together ...

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Adapt to digital economy or perish, firms warned

JOHANNESBURG, (CAJ News)  – EMBRACE digital transformation now or cease to be relevant in business. This is the warning a technology expert has issued to the private and public sector businesses amid the revelation of the digital economy. “Both private and public sectors must immediately change the way they do business, and start thinking differently if they are to survive ...

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MTN, Rwanda Online partner on e-government solution

PHYLLIS BIRORI KIGALI, (CAJ News) – MTN Rwanda and Rwanda Online Platform Limited (ROPL) have partnered on a solution envisaged to make payment for government services easier through the Irembo e-Government platform. Irembo is a single “one-stop-shop” for government service applications and payment. MTN customers can use their MTN Mobile Money accounts to make payments for government services that are currently available on the ...

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Digital revolution revives Africa’s insurance industry

JOHANNESBURG, (CAJ News) – TECHNOLOGY is changing the face of the insurance industry in Africa as companies in the sector embrace latest solutions in their expansion into the continent. This is the prevailing sentiment among experts from a leading global multinational software corporation. “Insurers need to know their customers’ current needs to effectively predict their future demands, and while doing so, find new servicing opportunities,” ...

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Bright future for SAP-embracing firm

JOHANNESBURG, (CAJ News) – BRITEHOUSE, the Johannesburg-based supplier of digital and automotive solutions, says its business transformation journey was progressing well after it embraced technology. Britehouse has invested in SAP SuccessFactors, from the German firm SAP, to achieve its ambitious business growth strategy bolstered by a focused and innovative people development strategy. The solution by SAP offers a comprehensive human ...

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Eskom attains historic global certification

JOHANNESBURG, (CAJ News) – ESKOM, the South African power utility that has become the first company in the continent to receive the prestigious Advanced Centre of Expertise (COE) certification, said partnering with a leading global enterprise software solution provider has enhanced its operations over the past decade. Systems, Applications and Products (SAP), the German-headquartered company, has awarded Eskom the certification. ...

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Alliance to increase Rwanda internet uptake

KIGALI, (CAJ News) – MTN Rwanda has launched a sponsored data service in partnership with mobile solutions provider, U2opia Mobile, in an effort to increase internet uptake in the country. Powered by Fonepass, U2opia Mobile’s sponsored data platform is meant for subscribers with limited or no access to the internet, enabling them to explore the world of data and unlock its ...

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Technology courses to empower SA matriculants

SA pupils

JOHANNESBURG, (CAJ News) – A SET of introductory technology courses have been introduced to assist South African matriculants interested in the technology sphere to decide upon an appropriate career path. The courses titled SAP in Seven Hours are a culmination of a partnership between SAP Africa and Dr HB Prinsloo Consulting Services, an SAP Education Partner. The introduction of the ...

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Technology could solve SA sporting woes

SAP Africa Code

PRETORIA – SOUTH African sports associations have been urged to make the most of modern technology to revive the fortunes of the country’s national teams. The call comes on the back of the Southern African teams, particularly the senior men’s national soccer teams, struggling to make an impact in international competitions. A new technology initiative has been launched in the continent ...

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Telcos drive Mobile Money growth

Rwanda Mobile money

by PHYLLIS BIRORI  TELECOMMUNICATIONS operators in the continent are seen recognising how interoperability is necessary to reap the full benefits of Mobile Money. This is according to WorldRemit, the international money transfer agency. The observation follows the launch of Mobile Money transfers between Rwanda and Uganda by MTN. “International remittances via Mobile Money are growing both in Africa and globally,” ...

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