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C-suite must become even more adaptable to weather market ‘superstorm’

C-suite must become even more adaptable to weather market ‘superstorm’

New disruptive forces are coming at us from all sides, creating a ‘superstorm’ that is already impacting forecasting, budgeting, IT provisioning and overall digital strategy. The semiconductor supply is constrained. It dovetails with inflation, the rand-dollar exchange fluctuations, interest rate hikes, soaring fuel costs and loadshedding. This creates uncertainty about how to manage the hybrid and remote workforce in a future-proof way and makes forecasting, even six months ahead, challenging.

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Getting the cloud budget-risk-reward balance right in uncertain times

Getting the cloud budget-risk-reward balance right in uncertain times

Predictions that load shedding could worsen are proving to be the last straw for many business leaders who are trying to achieve resilience in uncertain times. For some, assuring continuity amid power outages, floods, riots and economic uncertainty is prompting a knee-jerk reaction to go fully cloud native and hand over responsibility for IT in its...

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Inclusive mobile banking slows innovation as telcos meet ongoing need for legacy features

Inclusive mobile banking slows innovation as telcos meet ongoing need for legacy features

To deliver inclusive mobile services, telcos and financial institutions continue to incorporate USSD functionality in their new products. Developers are constrained by limited functionality on their mobile banking products, in order to meet the needs of hundreds of millions of users who only have access to feature phones. Breakpoint offers insights and examples of how to revolutionise automated testing for continuous QA.

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Testing omni-channel digital services in production

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Now more than ever, we are faced with the following question from many of our CTO’s and CFO’s...How do we limit our IT expenditure whilst keeping up with the technological demands of our business? IT Investment Even During a Downturn Bigger, better and faster systems...

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Is monitoring important?

Is monitoring important?

What is monitoring? Monitoring, in its simplest form, has been around since the beginning of time. It’s not a new phenomenon developed by engineers to ensure that your application is up and still running.  The Oxford dictionary has multiple definitions of the word...

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It’s not me, it’s you

It’s not me, it’s you

There’s a multitude of transactions, processing points and interactions that occur between the source and the destination when making a digital transaction via a mobile network or otherwise. What could go wrong? Actually, quite a lot.  When it comes to supporting...

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