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Feedback: The #OpenDigital Meetup 25 March 2020

Just because we can’t go out, doesn’t mean we can’t be a community The first #OpenDigital Meetup took place on Wednesday, 25 March - and due to the current COVID-19 situation in South Africa, the call was made to take the event to a digital platform instead of cancelling or postponing it. Knowing about the current lockdown situation, we went ahead anyway and used this as an opportunity to learn and adapt how to engage with the community. ‘Pleasantly surprised’ is a complete understatement. Elastic APM - Tim Brophy (Elastic) Tim is the new man on [...]

Covid-19, the looming recession and the role of open source

The COVID-19 outbreak has been devastating global markets since the Coronavirus spread to the rest of the world in mid-January. Now with more than 170 countries reporting infections, many market signs are pointing to an economic downturn, similar or worse in scale to that of the recession in 2008. We’ve been thinking about the future of our business, the role it plays in the South African IT community and the impact Coronavirus has on not only us, but our people, clients, partners, and the market as a whole. Our DNA has always been open source, not [...]

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