Defending your business from disaster

It’s not pleasant to dwell on, but disaster can strike any organisation at any time; be it a natural disaster (fire, flood, lightning strike and so on) or man-made (such as power failure or hacking). A disaster recovery plan (DRP) is a documented process or set of procedures to recover and protect a business’ IT […]

ICASA to re-align structure for improved regulation

  The Independent Communications Authority of South Africa (ICASA) is in the process of re-organising its structure or, as the chairperson Dr. Stephen Mncube said in an exclusive interview with EngineerIT  “to re-align the structure to be a better regulator.” He said that a new structure was developed to remove silos in the organisation, to […]

What does the future hold for South African manufacturing?

  A discussion panel on the future of manufacturing in South Africa heard that government has not pursued solutions sufficiently to enable the country to fulfill its manufacturing potential, resulting in the loss of over 300 000 jobs in the sector since the global financial crisis. Yet, at 11% of GDP, the sector still employs […]