Innovation… with a hint of partner and an extra serving of customer.

Innovation… with a hint of partner and an extra serving of customer.

Everyone is talking about innovation and disruption and looking for the next big thing that’s gonna solve everyone’s problems. Nowadays, this must be catchy, have a simple yet sustainable business model and unique competitive advantage ….                Really? We recently shared this article (https://hbr.org/2017/06/the-4-types-of-innovation-and-the-problems-they-solve ) by Greg Satell on The 4 Types of Innovation and the

ICT CRISIS – Now, who’s responsible?

ICT CRISIS – Now, who’s responsible?

Another day in IT – another crisis …   Some ransomware, data breach, insider threat or new TLA (three letter acronym) that poses a risk to your corporate information systems and assets.   So the question becomes: WHO’S RESPONSIBLE?   Principle 12 of the King IV report states that: “the Governing Body (of an organisation)

T-Systems and Pfortner join forces to protect patient information

T-Systems and Pfortner join forces to protect patient information

We are privileged to be working with T-Systems, the technology arm of Deutsche Telekom, having established a strategic alliance that will focus primarily in the African healthcare space.   Our SCP solution ( www.pfortner.co.za/scp ) ensures that patient information is shared between doctors, suppliers and hospitals without compromising the privacy or integrity of the data.

CYBERSECURITY ABOUT TO GO BOOM!

CYBERSECURITY ABOUT TO GO BOOM!

If you haven’t invested in the Cybersecurity space yet – you WANNACRY   After the breakout of this ransomware attack, CYBER is the flavour of the year. My mother’s neighbour is asking about malware and worms and not the usual type that affected her prize winning roses…   Previously, IT Security guys were not well

Pfortner and the Secure BGP Implementation

Pfortner and the Secure BGP Implementation

We have seen a steady increase in the number of threats coming through, yet existing algorithms like BGP don’t seem to have evolved to mitigate them.  In recent years we’ve seen algorithms like SSL die out for this reason.  Another problem is that on the Layer 3 level, we’ve basically relied on the other layers

Role of the Chief Customer Officer

Role of the Chief Customer Officer

Role of the Chief Customer Officer   As the first CCO in the history of Pfortner, I am charting a bold new and exciting course…both in my career and in the way Pfortner operates; I aim to drive more client focused centricity that leads to innovative business solutions which ultimately unlocks measurable value for our

Linux, how do I love thee

Linux, how do I love thee

Linux how do I love thee? Let me count the ways.   I love the way I have control in root, To make a do as I please and should   How RPMs have become so much more To change and adapt, this is never a bore   The lightweight kernel that controls and guides

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