MEDIA

ALACRITY REVITALISES WORLDWIDE CHAIN STORES’ AGING TECHNOLOGY STACK

June 2017

Alacrity plays a significant role in the development and architecture of WCS’s next generation technology platform capable of automating and managing complex omni-channel supply chain operations.

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MOMENTUM EB MITIGATES RISK THROUGH MUTUALLY BENEFICIAL SUNSET OUTSOURCING CONTRACT WITH ALACRITY

April 2016

MMI Holdings Limited (MMI) is a leading South African based financial services group. MMI was formed in 2010 through the merger of Metropolitan Holdings and Momentum Group, both sizeable insurance and financial services companies in South Africa. MMI’s core businesses include: long and short-term insurance; asset management; savings; investment; healthcare administration; health risk management and employee benefits.

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EMERGING TRENDS WITHIN THE BUSINESS ANALYST ROLE IN SOUTH AFRICA FOR 2016

March 2016
The role of the Business Analyst (BA) is continuously evolving. The Business Analysis community is comprised of individuals from varied backgrounds – ranging from developers to business specialists wanting to advance their careers by moving into a more business-oriented role, designing solutions for business problems that shape and inform the technology aspects of a company.

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TOWARDS AN ARCHICTECTURE OF STRAIGHT-THROUGH-PROCESSING

April 2015
Straight-through processing in financial services is a jigsaw puzzle. Some pieces are unique to your business, but there are many emerging architecture building blocks.

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ALACRITY TO PROVIDE STRATEGIC TECHNOLOGY CONSULTING SERVICES TO WORLDWIDE CHAIN STORES

October 2014
Alacrity Technologies is pleased to announce their latest strategic technology consulting assignment. Alacrity will provide strategic consulting services to Worldwide Chain Stores through the provision of a virtual CTO role performed by Dr. Andrew Boake, Alacrity’s Chief Technology Officer, supported by Alacrity’s CEO, Eric Veldboer, and Alacrity’s Java Competency Lead, Alessio Harri.

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ALACRITY TECHNOLOGIES LAUNCHES NEW BUSINESS INTELLIGENCE COMPETENCY

October 2013
Alacrity Technologies, a privately held software company, has recently acquired a significant number of highly experienced business intelligence specialists, to create a dedicated business intelligence services and consulting competency within the Alacrity fold. Over the past 15 years, Alacrity has provided exceptional software solutions, strategic services and IT resources to the South African financial services and retail industries.

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DAMSENSE RELEASES ITS RETAIL DAM PLATFORM

October 2013

Alacrity Technologies is pleased to announce the latest release of its digital asset management solution, DAMsense. The latest release of DAMsense focuses on expanding its capability footprint by providing significant functionality and benefits to retailers in the areas of management of advertising and promotional content, both above and below the line, as well as enabling multi- and omni-channel strategies and solutions through the provision of homogeneous digital content across all consumer channels.

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ALACRITY AGREES ON OFFSHORE DEVELOPMENT CONTRACT WITH WORLDWIDE CHAIN STORES

October 2014

Alacrity, a leading South African-based software services and solutions company, is pleased to announce that it has agreed on a long-term arrangement with Worldwide Chain Stores for the provision of offshore development services.

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ENHANCED COMPETENCY-BASED OFFERING FROM ALACRITY

June 2014

Alacrity, a leading IT software and solutions company, is raising the bar by enhancing its resource augmentation services offering through the adoption of a customized competency model.

This move towards competency-based skills will address certain challenges posed by the ever-changing South African IT market, through bridging the gap between basic skills and actual competencies required for performance excellence in a role or specific business area.

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ALACRITY OFFERS TESTING-AS-A-SERVICE

May 2013

Alacrity Technologies is pleased to announce the appointment of Donovan Mulder as its Head of QA and Testing Practice. Mulder will head up Alacrity’s well-established QA and Test Practice and drive the launch and growth of Alacrity’s TaaS (testing-as-a-service) offering.

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SOCIAL BUSINESS COMPANY WYSETALK ATTRACTS $1M IN INVESTMENT FUNDING

November 2012

South Africa’s enterprise social business software start-up has secured first phase funding in excess of $1 million, from an investment consortium comprising high nett worth individuals from South Africa, Europe and the United Kingdom. The transaction, facilitated by local venture capital firm Clifftop Colony, sees a shift in shareholding, as Alacrity Technologies divests to focus on its core financial services and retail business, making way for management ownership supported by a group of investors with global tech interests.

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