Rabelani Dagada

Rabelani Dagada is a lecturer at Wit Business School, University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa. Expertise: Information Systems and Knowledge Management

eThekwini MetroConnect: Broadband for the Community

CASE STUDY. In the early 2000s, the eThekwini Municipality, which included the large city of Durban in the province of KwaZulu Natal in South Africa embarked on a strategy to turn Durban into a ‘Smart City’.

Bidorbuy: Bidding for First Place

CASE STUDY. In November 2009, bidorbuy was the largest South African online marketplace. Following a failed attempt earlier in the year to purchase bidorbuy, kalahari.net – a subsidiary of Naspers and a highly successful online retailer – indicated that it was going to compete directly with bidorbuy as an online marketplace.