Why online retailers can’t prevent Black Friday blackouts

Nov 20th, 2018

Black Friday occurs globally on Friday 23 November and is widely considered the busiest shopping day of the year. As retailers beef up on security to control massive in-store crowds, online retailers are enhancing their systems to prevent infamous website crashes.

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Will we really only have three clouds?

Oct 25th, 2018

While cloud infrastructure is currently being provided for by the three large players, according to Scheffel, the future is definitely “cloudy”, with a second wave of cloud providers already making headway.

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Preparing for the cloud evolution: get yourself AWS certified

Sep 26th, 2018

It’s reasonably safe to say that cloud technology is creeping into almost every aspect of our personal and professional lives.

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Machines learning to speak as we do

Sep 19th, 2018

The fact that machine learning (ML) services are now available through AWS has led to a shift in the capabilities that developers can offer their clients with regards to natural language processing (NLP) and the cloud services they inform. 

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Enterprising solutions by the BBD Acturis team

Sep 4th, 2018

Although an enterprise app wasn’t on the cards for Acturis, the BBD Acturis team knew that there was a way to develop an app that would meet their requirements while adding the value of a mobile solution.

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SA’s shortage of software skills needs urgent attention

Aug 17th, 2018

Lack of software skills is one of the biggest challenges facing South Africa, as the country looks to the Fourth Industrial Revolution (4IR) to unlock growth. 

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BBD partners with Ilion, a South African financial data modelling company

Aug 14th, 2018

Software development company BBD has taken a 51% shareholding in Ilion, a company specialising in data and financial risk solutions.

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Driving innovation through progressive Java architecture

Jul 31st, 2018

Patricia Draper explains how BBD not only developed a standardised middleware Java layer – with apps that make use of functionality already existing within the business – they also created a single way for the client to consume very complex functions.

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BBD achieves level 2 B-BBEE rating using education to uplift South Africa’s ICT skills

Jul 19th, 2018

BBD takes transformation seriously, not just to assist with economic growth and development, but to change lives while improving ICT skills and contributing to job creation.

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BBD joins Amazon Web Services Partner Network and provides services through the Amazon CloudFront delivery network

Jun 29th, 2018

BBD today announced that they have achieved Standard Consulting Partner status in the Amazon Web Services (AWS) Partner Network (APN).

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