People & Technology have Changed,

Robotic Process Automation – coming to a job near you!

JP Morgan recently unveiled new internal technology that reviews contracts using machine learning which is faster and more accurate than any human lawyer. The software robot is called Contract Intelligence (COIN), it literally reads contract loan agreements and according to this article could save 360,000 legal hours annually at the global financial services firm. The…

What is a Visionary CIO

The Institute for IT Professionals in South Africa recognises visionary IT leaders and personalities through an annual award supported by ITWeb, GIBS and Gartner. It showcases executives who have “demonstrated exceptional leadership in using technology to support and grow business.” CIOs of Standard Bank, Absa, Telkom, Discovery, Eskom and other leading South African companies made…

CIO = Chief Influencing Officer

The large organisation of today is increasingly reliant on technology and the IT teams that support it; banks are often considered to be large IT platforms which enable banking services. Even engineering and product organisations see their IT as being mission critical; production lines would shut down, distribution would suffer, CRM and marketing would be…

Peter Alkema, CIO of FNB

African FinTech Awards 2016


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