TCS+

TechCentral's TCS+ is a business technology show that brings you interviews with leaders in South Africa's technology industry - and further afield. It showcases the latest products and services available to businesses large and small. In short, it offers in a window into what's possible. Episodes of TCS+ are sponsored.
Occasionally English South Africa Technology · Business
70 Episodes
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Zuko Mdwaba on Salesforce and its SA and Africa growth plans

Customer relationship management software giant Salesforce recently showcased the power of its latest artificial intelligence and cloud-based solutions to customers, partners and associates at Salesforce World Tour Essentials Johannesburg, held at the Kyalami Convention Centre in Midrand. In this episode of TechCentral’s business technology show, TCS+, Zuko Mdwaba, Salesforce area…
11 Jul 21 min

Braintree on the psychology of software purchases

Braintree’s Grant van der Westhuizen and Heath Huxtable tell TechCentral’s TCS+ business technology show about how to acquire software that solves present and future business needs. This might sound simple, but software purchases are complex and expensive. For companies to get their money’s worth, properly diagnosing the problem a new…
10 Jul 23 min

Moving to SAP S/4 HANA Cloud? What you need to know

A 2023 report by International Data Corporation (IDC) found that an astonishing 96% of CIOs in South Africa plan to modernise their ERP applications using cloud services. Yet actual implementation has stalled. To discuss this, and what’s holding South African organisations back from cloud modernisation projects, TechCentral was joined on…
4 Jul 38 min

WIOCC and 2Africa: providing an alternative to national long-distance fibre

The 2Africa submarine communications cable, which will be the longest such system in the world when it’s completed, is already helping one South African internet service provider find an alternative route for its data traffic between KwaZulu-Natal and the Western Cape. 2Africa’s eastern segment – known as 2Africa Gera –…
1 Jul 22 min

TCS+ | Asokan Moodley on Nedbank’s journey into AI

Asokan Moodley is leading Nedbank’s drive into the world of AI – and it is already starting to have a meaningful impact on productivity in the bank. In this episode of TechCentral’s TCS+, Moodley – Nedbank Group Technology’s head of end user and communication experience, infrastructure and operations – unpacks…
28 Jun 26 min

Yesh Surjoodeen unpacks HP’s Amplify Partner Program

HP, long been a leader in the technology space, launched the Amplify Partner Program in 2021. The programme has since gone from strength to strength. Through its dynamic nature, it stands out as one of the most powerful partner programmes in the technology space. In this episode of the TechCentral’s…
26 Jun 37 min

Telco or ISP? Tired of load shedding chaos? This is for you

Alan Kemp, director at Iris Network Systems, has a long history in South Africa’s internet service provider industry. So, he knows all too well how load shedding can play havoc with internet and telecommunications networks, and the teams employed to ensure their smooth functioning. Iris Network Systems is a specialist…
13 Jun 16 min

Check Point dissects the complexities of cloud security

Promoted | Check Point’s Rudi van Rooyen explains why cloud security is not as straightforward as organisations might assume. The software security landscape is in a constant state of flux. According to research undertaken by Check Point Software Technologies – an AI-powered, cloud-delivered cybersecurity platform provider protecting over 100 000…
11 Jun 21 min

ESET’s Adrian Stanford: how AI will transform cybersecurity

Artificial intelligence technologies will be used by both threat actors and those fighting cybercrime, and will bring about fundamental changes in the information security industry. This is the view of Adrian Stanford, group chief technology officer at ESET Southern Africa, who was speaking to TechCentral’s TCS+ business technology show this…
10 Jun 44 min

Pinnacle CEO on how AI is going to transform SA business

TCS+ | Pinnacle CEO on how AI is going to transform SA business Pinnacle CEO Tim Humphreys-Davies and his management team are early adopters in South Africa of generative AI tools in the workplace. He joins TechCentral’s TCS+ to talk about the experience, and the impact the technology is likely…
6 Jun 35 min

Workday and Altron on leadership, and driving meaningful change

In the latest episode of Workday’s Changemakers series with TechCentral, we speak to Altron Group chief operating officer Collin Govender and Workday South Africa MD Kiv Moodley about leadership and the role of technology in modern organisations. Govender kicks off the conversation by sharing his views on the significant changes…
3 Jun 33 min

Old Mutual’s Nomsa Lewisa on the future of work

Old Mutual IT executive for employee and workplace enablement Nomsa Lewisa is the guest in this episode of TechCentral’s TCS+ business technology podcast. In the show, Lewisa – who is joined later in the discussion by Workday South Africa MD Kiv Moodley – unpacks Old Mutual’s strategic priorities and how…
28 May 33 min

InterSystems on the role of technology in SA's healthcare industry

The healthcare industry in South Africa is in a state of flux, not least because of the introduction of the much-derided national health insurance (NHI) law. Technology can, however, play a big role in helping address the myriad complex issues facing the sector. That’s the view of Henry Adams, country…
20 May 55 min

Don’t let your Wi-Fi drag your business down

A strong and reliable Wi-Fi network is no longer a perk but a fundamental necessity. Just like access to good coffee and comfortable chairs, businesses are expected to provide a seamless Wi-Fi experience for employees, guests and tenants. A frustratingly slow or spotty connection can bring your entire operation to…
10 May 25 min

What MTN has to offer government clients

From the internet of things (IoT) to private 5G networks, MTN Group has a lot to offer public sector organisations, according to David Behr, CEO of MTN Converged Solutions. Behr, a stalwart of the local ICT industry and a recent recruit to MTN, tells TechCentral’s TCS+ business technology show about…
10 Apr 20 min

CYBER1 Solutions on data and identity governance

Data and identity governance should be a top-of-mind issue for business leaders in 2024. CYBER1 Solutions MD Jayson O’Reilly and senior cybersecurity architect Christiaan Swanepoel share their insights on this important topic in this episode of TechCentral’s business technology show, TCS+. They kick off the discussion with a definition of…
13 Mar 58 min

How Workday solutions are helping supercharge Adcorp

Vinolia Singh, chief people officer at JSE-listed workplace solutions provider Adcorp, joins the second episode of a series of interviews about enterprise cloud software provider Workday. In this TCS+ interview, grouped under the theme of “change makers”, Singh is joined by Kiv Moodley, MD of Workday South Africa, to unpack…
12 Mar 34 min

Protecting company data, without impacting productivity

Protecting sensitive company information through data loss prevention (DLP) tools has become paramount for many organisations. But doing so without impacting employee productivity can be a big challenge. In this episode of TCS+, Next DLP executives Chris Denbigh-White (chief security officer) and Fallon Steyn (regional sales manager, South Africa) are…
22 Feb 46 min

Calybre: a new-age consultancy for ‘data people’

South Africa has a new data consultancy. Called Calybre, it’s headed by CEO Alexa Bisschops and is positioned as “the best partner for any company’s data people”. Bisschops joins TechCentral’s TCS+ show to chat about the launch of the company, its co-founders and their backgrounds, and why the company believes…
20 Feb 20 min

TechCentral announces TCS Legends

TechCentral, the publisher of South Africa’s leading business technology podcasts, is thrilled to announce the launch of TCS Legends. The new show will feature interviews with (and about) some of the leading figures who helped shape South Africa’s technology industry into what it is today. As the show’s name implies,…
4 Feb 1 min
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