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Episode 146: Global insights from Effective Measure CEO

Date: 27 Aug 2015
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Don't let the touch screen replace the personal touch

In this always-connected world where anyone is just a click of a button away, too many of us are concentrating on the button instead of the customer...

By Scott Cundill 28 Aug 2015 06:31

Burger King's cheap shot

We know you're angry and we know you enjoy waving your proverbial pitchforks about on your fickle bandwagon ride. So we're going to ask you to take a chill-pill and objectively consider what just went down...

By Erik de Jager & Cole Matthews 27 Aug 2015 15:20

Top apps to help your business

There is a mobile application for everything nowadays, from monitoring the amount of steps you take and perfecting your photos to tracking loadshedding and getting the latest news...

By Roane Swindon 27 Aug 2015 13:09

GIL Africa2015: Connectivity, convergence and collaboration

Download a one-hour HD movie in just six minutes? Connected home and work environment, as well as machine to machine communications? Yes, all in Africa in the next five years, says GIL Africa...

By Leigh Andrews 27 Aug 2015 08:00



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By Vera Romano, Issued by Everlytic 28 Aug 2015 06:06

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By Evan-Lee Courie 27 Aug 2015 13:25

[Biz Takeouts Podcast] 146: Global insights from Effective Measure CEO

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By Noëleen Bruton 27 Aug 2015 11:07

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Issued by Independent Media 28 Aug 2015 09:06

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By David Blyth, Issued by Yellowwood Future Architects 28 Aug 2015 08:08

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