A newly created division of South Africa's most respected ICT media company, ITWeb, Informatica publishes high-quality, authoritative annuals that delve deep into the most critical aspects of ICT.
South Africa's definitive guide to the convergence of information and communication technologies
No local industry sector has experienced such extreme uncertainty and change as the telecommunications industry has in recent years. Despite this, the sector continues to generate huge revenues and impressive growth.
And with recent industry-changing deregulatory measures once and for all opening up the market, opportunities for companies operating in the ICT sector are enormous. Converging Communications will tackle the complex issues and strategies at play in South Africa's telecoms environment.
Published annually in June.
The annual review of corporate citizenship at work within the South African ICT sector
For the modern ICT organisation looking to do business with government and corporate South Africa, the issues of citizenship and ustainability are moving rapidly up the corporate agenda.
Sustainable ICT is the definitive resource on corporate citizenship practices within the ICT sector that will define the current landscape and justify the citizenship imperative for the ICT sector; clarify the underlying elements of good corporate citizenship; analyse best-practice principles of business sustainability; and research and assess the local status quo.
Published annually in August.
THE e-BUSINESS HANDBOOK
The 2005 review of innovation at work in South African Business
The fusion of ICT and business processes is a complex area, requiring a fine blend of understanding, vision and perseverance. Currently entering its 6th edition, The e-Business Handbook has entrenched itself as the definitive guide to the future of electronic business in this country.
This indispensable strategic tool is written for business leaders who are increasingly accountable for the growing role that technology plays within their organisation, but for whom e-business may at times be an unwieldy topic. The e-Business Handbook as their trusted resource to shed light on the critical issues and bring them up to date with the latest trends, technology and best practice.
Published annually in October.
South Africa's guide to transformation through technology
Effective e-Government is as an authoritative resource on e-government, tracking the landscape, needs, solutions, and best practices of this critical undertaking.
Effective e-Government will define the current landscape and set out the e-government imperatives for the government of the future; clarify the critical issues for stakeholders across the board; analyse best-practice principles locally and internationally; and equip readers with the tools they need to make successful proposals and win sought-after tenders.
Published annually in December.
The evolving technology powerhouse
Long seen as the poor cousin of South African ICT, the Western Cape has been taking healthy strides in establishing itself as a hub of ICT innovation.
The region's unique quality of labour, infrastructure and skills has made it a location of choice for ICT companies - be they innovative start-ups or global players - as well as many multinationals looking to outsource to foreign shores. Published in partnership with a number of governmental and corporate partners, ICT Cape will analyse the area's unique selling points, highlight local innovation, and demonstrate the importance of spatial clustering of allied, innovative industries to continued growth in South Africa's ICT arena.
Published annually in February.
The smart guide to building an intelligent enterprise
For business leaders wanting to compete effectively, building a truly intelligent business is crucial.
While not long ago, the various components of creating an intelligent business were considered attractive rather than essential, today forward-thinking companies are finding that they simply cannot compete effectively without them. Intelligent Business is the authoritative resource on all aspects of building a truly smart business, tracking the latest trends, solutions and best practices both locally and globally.
Published annually in April.
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