Browsing: Barry Hore

Discovery readies its move into banking

Discovery, the health insurance administrator that has sold nine out of every 10 Apple watches in South Africa to encourage its members to exercise, has hired a team of bankers as it steps up efforts to create

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Barry Hore quits Sars

Barry Hore, one of South Africa’s most respected IT and operational leaders, is leaving the South African Revenue Service. He will depart at the end of this month after more than eight years at the tax authority

Nedbank’s geek in chief on the future of banking

Banking systems have not typically made for riveting conversation outside of business IT circles. Today, however, banks, including those in South Africa, are doing some of the coolest things in the technology field. Nedbank’s low-slung building at the top of Katherine Street in Sandton has been the company’s technology and operations

Saki Missaikos: IS’s Greek geek

When I sit down with Saki Missaikos, the new Internet Solutions (IS) MD, at the canteen at Dimension Data’s sprawling campus in Bryanston, north of Sandton, he immediately takes a shine to my new Samsung Galaxy S3 smartphone. He confesses that he’s moved almost wholesale to Apple