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redPanda Software partners with UK-based PCMS

Cape Town-based redPanda Software has been selected by UK-based point of sale solutions supplier PCMS, to provide offshore software development services to their core development group. The contract is initially for three years with automatic extension after that period, says Gareth Hawkey, CEO of redPanda Software. According to redPanda, PCMS is expanding rapidly and the redPanda Software relationship…

Top tips to get ahead as a developer – a strategist’s advice

While there is no easy or quick way to get ahead in an IT career, with a pragmatic approach it is possible to build the experience you need to advance.  “Experience is crucial,” says Leon Coetzer, redPanda Software Business Development Manager.  “Talent is one thing, but at the end of the…

Empowering Employees With Transparent Task Management

A new enterprise management system seeks to enhance productivity and create happier employees by embedding organisational visibility… In South Africa, and indeed around the world, employee engagement levels are worryingly low. Several reports have indicated that the majority of SA employees are disengaged, unmotivated and uninspired. Often, this is due…

Translating Theory into Technology Prowess: Why SA’s IT Students Need Internships

In both South Africa and abroad, what was once a looming skills crisis has quickly become an alarming reality. For years, surveys and research reports have revealed that the lack of skills and expertise is a major constraint to business growth – and indeed, to macroeconomic stability. Nowhere is this…

Why enterprise IT is attracting top development staff

In recent years, the sensational success stories of tech companies like Facebook and Apple have turned the general public’s attention toward the inner workings of these types of companies – and more specifically, the talent driving them. While the founders and leaders have naturally drawn most of the media love,…

Why agile is a 'doing word' for savvy software developers

In a business world obsessed with speed, output and disruptive innovation, it is no surprise that there is a newfound obsession with ‘agility’. From startups to tech juggernauts, it is now trendy to be seen as agile, nimble and able to pivot quickly. In the complex world of software development,…

Why the customer isn't always right

For outsiders, software development may seem difficult – of course – but relatively straightforward given the relevant training. Development partners are given the business problem or brief, the timeline, and the budget. From there, it’s happy coding… right? Not so much. Software development is an inherently complex and nuanced task,…

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