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VodaPay launches new Deposit and Send Money services on the super app

Two new Deposit and Send Money services have been added to the VodaPay super app. The innovation is the latest step in Vodacom Financial and Digital Lifestyle Services quest to make financial inclusion a reality for all South Africans. 

“VodaPay’s new Deposit and Send Money services support our intention to accelerate digital and financial inclusion. Both banked and unbanked users can deposit and/or send money from their VodaPay Wallet, securely, cost-effectively and instantly. By building broader, more convenient offerings onto VodaPay, such as deposit and cash-out networks, we aim to enable more people to use and benefit from digital financial services,” says Mariam Cassim, Chief Executive Officer of Vodacom Financial and Digital Lifestyle Services. 

Tips for moving to GA4 from Google UA (Universal Analytics)

The date to migrate over to GA4 is coming up fast, 1st July 2023, its imperative that advertisers start the process to ensure not only that the migration is done correctly, but also to ensure there is time for data checks, and to make sure that if you are doing any Google advertising, there is enough data to continue using conversion-based bidding strategies. Below outlines tips and things to consider either before you migrate, or to ensure is place after migrating over.

Printing solutions for the modern working environment

Even in this digital age, there's still a place for paper-based printing. To illustrate this via an example, the average 1,500-bed hospital still prints over 8 million pages per month.

It's easy to see why this is the case, as paper-based printing has many benefits. It helps create secure business files, distributes information to customers, and can be readily accessed. Your business may do or can benefit from it as well.

However, a business's printing methods need to be very effective and efficient. If not, printing won't be as beneficial. One way to make printing more effective is to ensure your business uses the best printing solutions.

To learn about some examples of these, read on.

How your business can benefit from time and attendance systems

Is your business's employee timekeeping system efficient? Are you still using manual time cards?

IBM's recent market research reported that 80 percent of South African companies plan to install automated systems in 2022.

It found that as businesses applied AI to predict IT issues better, an area called AIOps emerged. Predictions are that in 2022, AIOps will allow IT professionals to quickly and confidently diagnose problems faster than they could manually. This free's them from ordinarily laborious and time-intensive tasks and enables them to focus on delivering higher-value work for their organisations.

How modern security systems can assist retailer

Theft does not always happen in the form of a holdup at gunpoint, as we see in the movies. In reality, it's something much more subtle than that; it can be an opportunist taking advantage of staff shortages, human error, or organised crime targeting vulnerable and unprepared businesses. 

So, how do you keep yourself, your business, and your customers safe? Many business security systems are available, and we can tailor them to meet specific requirements. 

Every business's ideal system looks different, and with so many options available, you may be wondering where to start. To guide this process, experts in security solutions can present you with the best options for your company.

Read on to learn more about how security solutions can work for you.

Understanding the world of ICT (information communication technology)

In 2021 global statistics placed Information and Communication Technology (ICT) in the Top 10 of the largest industries in the world. With a market size in the trillions, still, many don't fully understand what ICT is. 

If you're one of those people, fear not. This quick guide will walk you through what you need to know about ICT and digital communication. It'll also highlight some ICT trends driving the industry in 2022. 

Let's dive in.

Why perimeter security is the first line of defense

Between October 2020 and October 2021, the number of property-related crimes in South Africa dropped by 7.7%.

This drop has been partly due to local businesses' increased implementation of advanced security systems. Suppose you've not yet done the same but need to upgrade the perimeter security of your business. In that case, there are several options available, and understanding how they work is essential in deciding which method is best for you.

Read on to learn more.

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