Keeping your head above data: A guide to the shifting role of the business analyst

Jun 17th, 2021

Over the last four decades, the role of the business analyst has undergone its fair share of incremental changes. As we begin to see major shifts happen in both business and technology as a result of data being used to derive business value, the role is set to change yet again.

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Revolutionising chronic medication delivery in public healthcare with smart lockers

May 26th, 2021

A major issue in South Africa is the long queues at public hospital pharmacies. Many patients who rely on public healthcare have to regularly take a day off work to collect their chronic medicines. Through Right ePharmacy, in conjunction with the Department of Health and BBD, an innovative approach using electronic smart lockers is now offered.

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BBD joins the AWS Microsoft on EC2 Service Delivery Program

May 19th, 2021

BBD is proud to have achieved Amazon EC2 for Microsoft Windows Server Delivery Partner status. The program is designed to technically validate AWS Partners that have a deep understanding of AWS services, demonstrated experience and proven customer success in delivering these services to clients.

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Bridging the technology chasm

May 6th, 2021

In today’s world, the ever-looming demand for businesses to digitally transform seems more pressing than ever. That means of course, taking active steps toward a digital future for themselves, investing in new technology infrastructure or modernising existing architecture and shifting employees into new ways of working.

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Investing in the youth: BBD’s Bursary & Beyond Programme

Apr 15th, 2021

For a sector dealing with the realities of a skills shortage combined with high industry standards and healthy competition, IT-related bursaries are critical not only for the South African economy and the lifeblood of the industry, but for the students themselves.

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Ethical behaviour in software development

Mar 18th, 2021

Ethical failings on the part of some IT industry bodies and the fringe participants therein, such as hackers and unregulated entities, are something regularly witnessed.

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How automation is reshaping software testing

Mar 10th, 2021

Software testing, a vital step in the software development lifecycle, can be a complex process.

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Embedded finance and navigating the digital banking spectrum

Feb 17th, 2021

In 1994 Bill Gates said, “Banking is necessary, but banks are not”, and 27 years later his words ring true, playing out globally as banks journey to digital and increasingly adopt customer-led approaches that aim to meet the client at their point of need.

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Choosing the right software partner

Feb 10th, 2021

It’s no secret that the technology landscape is highly complex and packed with individual microcosms of understanding.

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When it comes to starting your career, BBD’s the place to be

Jan 21st, 2021

Featuring 49 graduates from South Africa and 10 from India, this year’s cohort is the largest BBD has taken on, showing a commitment to actively growing the in-house Graduate Programme and helping build an inclusive and solid skills foundation in the fast-moving and demanding ICT field.

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