Articles By Samantha Perry

Back to basics for business intelligence

Back to basics for business intelligence

Business intelligence (BI), like too many technologies, was over-hyped in its early days. Again, as with many other technologies, this...

November 15th, 2005 Samantha Perry
Attacked bank extends defences to customers

Attacked bank extends defences to customers

In the face of smarter and more sophisticated criminal attacks, Standard Bank of South Africa is ramping up its efforts...

August 25th, 2005 Samantha Perry
South African bank, telecom team on mobile banking

South African bank, telecom team on mobile banking

Standard Bank and MTN last week launched MTN Banking -- a mobile, person to person banking platform. MTN Banking is...

August 16th, 2005 Samantha Perry
Dell moving on EU environmental regulations

Dell moving on EU environmental regulations

At its EMEA press product launch event, held in Monaco recently, Dell outlined the steps it is taking to comply...

June 13th, 2005 Samantha Perry
Professor of Management Studies, Henley Management College

Professor of Management Studies, Henley Management College

Viruses are getting more virulent, and hackers faster and smarter. The threat of a zero-day virus attack is rapidly becoming...

May 18th, 2005 Samantha Perry
executive director, Cape IT Initiative

executive director, Cape IT Initiative

The Western Cape has received a lot of press lately as the South African hub of call centre activity, to...

April 25th, 2005 Samantha Perry
Shared services market in South Africa “maturing”

Shared services market in South Africa “maturing”

Accenture Ltd. last week released the results of a survey which it conducted into the local shared services (SS) market....

April 21st, 2005 Samantha Perry
Telecom poised to modernize in South Africa

Telecom poised to modernize in South Africa

Welcome to 2005, the year that telecommunications is finally set to enter the modern era in South Africa. The SNO...

March 23rd, 2005 Samantha Perry
Study: South Africa corporate VoIP use to increase

Study: South Africa corporate VoIP use to increase

A survey released by local technology research house World Wide Worx last week revealed that VoIP take-up among corporates in...

January 10th, 2005 Samantha Perry
South African gov’t readies telecom regulations

South African gov’t readies telecom regulations

Icasa last week released its interpretations of the ministerial determinations around voice over IP (VoIP) and other telecommunication. The regulator...

November 30th, 2004 Samantha Perry