“Cryptocurrencies are not an investment. That being said, the technology behind them will change the world.” – Dawie Roodt, Chief Economist at the Efficient Group. Dawie Roodt made the following revelations when speaking to MyBroadband about the investment landscape in South Africa: The likes of Bitcoin and Ethereum were not investments, and South Africans should […]
The Impact of Open Source on the Implementation of a Secured File Storage System for SMME’s Interactive Mobile Web Platform: A Hybrid Solution Approach Perspective
In recent weeks, I have been providing updates and the latest development on the status of the pilot project, which is based on the development of an Interactive Mobile Web Platform for SMMEs community. Therefore, this post serves as an ongoing engagements initiative with small business owners, start-ups and new entrants including emerging entrepreneurs to […]
Open Source-Revolutionising Traditional Business Models: Why Open Source is Best for SMMEs Community?
In a nutshell, the key benefits of open source software/applications are best described by the opensource.com arising from the “principles of open exchange, collaborative participation, rapid prototyping, transparency, meritocracy, and community-oriented development.” Open source provides great opportunities for SMMEs to escape or avoid traditional business models, which are outdated and also driven by large corporations […]
User Research plays a key role in generating and developing ideas from concept to products. User Research nurtures inspiration for innovators to transform ideas into fully realised products. Over the years, we’ve seen a variety of concepts evolve from ideas to products to mainstream market conventions. A superior product idea should be designed through an […]
It is a widespread phenomenon that science and technology are viewed differently even though they are generally connected. At the heart and soul of innovation is creativity. Today innovation is progressing at a rapid rate with many technologies identified as major scientific breakthroughs. The use of digital technology is viewed as a strategic priority for […]