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Episode 192: Zero Negative Energy launch with Adidas.

Date: 20 Oct 2016
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It's easier to keep up than to catch up

Why fix something that isn't broken, right? Wrong! Outdated business practice will put any organisation at a disadvantage to those competitors who choose to keep up with new and innovative practices and technology...

By Daniel Bruwer, Issued by Honeybee 16 hours ago

Is Doom doomed?

Sitting with a group of friends over a bottle of Pinotage, an inevitable discussion of the 'Prophet of Doom' emerged. The majority of the guys in this discussion were of the opinion that Doom as a brand actually benefited by scoring free publicity...

By Jimmy Tembo 16 hours ago

The swing of pernicious media influence

I'm getting seriously worried about the changing media in South Africa (and throughout the world, for that matter)...

By Chris Brewer 16 hours ago

#Influencerchange: Crucial moments and vital behaviours

The majority of businesses today would say they're customer-centric, or at least that 'the customer comes first'. But HumanEdge's Influencer: Power to change workshop warns that many of us forget the most important customers of all - our own employees, who can quickly identify a flaw in our processes before it snowballs through a bad customer experience...

By Leigh Andrews 16 hours ago

Insights2020: Connecting the dots

The ability to transform a wealth of complex data into insights and ultimately turn those powerful insights into strategy is increasingly separating the winners from the losers...

By Nicki Cunliffe & Olivia Barlow, Issued by Kantar Millward Brown 16 hours ago

ADC Annual Awards announces Digital and Design jury chairs

The jury chairs for Digital and Design categories of the 96th Art Directors Club (ADC) Annual Award are Chloe Gottlieb, EVP, executive creative director, North America, R/GA (Digital) and Robynne Raye, cofounder, Modern Dog Design Co (Design)...

19 hours ago

Innovative business development, enhancement moves from FCB Cape Town

Leading full-service agency FCB Cape Town has introduced two new innovations it anticipates will add growth and additional relevancy to its current offering...

Issued by FCB Africa 18 hours ago

Canon introduces a new 4-in-1 refillable ink tank printer: the PIXMA G4400

Canon's new 4-in-1 printer - the PIXMA G4400 - is perfect for small businesses or home office use and is the latest in Canon's Genuine Continuous Ink Supply System (CISS) range...

Issued by Canon SA 17 hours ago

Zenzele formalises the brand activation sector with new SETA-accredited course

To meet a demand in the brand activation and client service industry for highly skilled brand ambassadors, Michelle Combrinck, CEO and founder of Zinto Marketing Group, recently launched Zenzele Educational Doorway...

Issued by Zinto Activation Group 17 hours ago

Publicis Machine team raises R60,000 to help top learners graduate

With a clear goal of helping two bright young students from the United Church School in Yeoville to graduate, the team at Publicis Machine organised a fundraising Golf Day at the Bryanston Country Club...

Issued by Publicis Machine 18 hours ago

Loeries 'Diverse Issue' out now

Creativity in a diverse world... is the theme for the 22nd edition of the annual Loeries Migrate magazine, now out...

19 hours ago

Red Cross launches its app today

The South African Red Cross Society (SARCS) has launched its new app today, 5 December 2016, to digitise and optimise its services to humanity...

19 hours ago

Entries for the EXSA-llence Awards are open

Celebrate success at the annual EXSA-llence Awards, taking place 26 January at the Ticketpro Dome in collaboration with the Association of African Exhibition Organisers' (AAXO) ROAR Awards...

Issued by EXSA 17 hours ago

OFM turning up the volume this summer

As the leading commercial radio station in central South Africa, OFM is committed to bringing its listeners the best in local and international talent and never more so than during the summer...

Issued by OFM Radio 18 hours ago

KZN raises more than R1m for the province's most destitute children

Music and sport stars lent a helping hand at East Coast Radio's Toy Story with Game Corporate Day Challenge but the people of KwaZulu-Natal were the true heroes, pledging R1,056,816 to help the province's most destitute children...

Issued by East Coast Radio 18 hours ago

#Loeries2016: Loeries rankings with M&C Saatchi Abel

Just when you thought the Loeries buzz was over, the Loeries' rankings are in! I chatted to some of this year's top ranked creatives post-celebrations. Here M&C Saatchi Abel Cape Town ECD Gordon Ray and Gauteng ECD Bridget Johnson share their views...

By Leigh Andrews 3 days ago

Becoming more human-focused in your problem-solving

I am more convinced than ever that the best problem-solvers are those who are passionate about people and keep people at the core of solutions. They have the passion for finding the best solution to enhance people's lives or the environment...

By Helna Brown 3 days ago

Design thinking for youngsters is essential for innovation

Breaking away from a traditional learn-memorise-test approach to education, design thinking is paving the way for inspiring 'out-of-the-box' thinking amongst youngsters...

3 days ago

New website from Celebrity Services Africa

Celebrity Services Africa (CSA) will put the spotlight on trends and entertainment with its new website, The Wire, a mobile-first site that connects the culturally curious, 'always-on' millennial with what is trending in the fields of art and entertainment...

3 days ago

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Africa news

Reinventing community engagement: what Samsung have learned

Samsung Electronics has entered the next level of community engagement where research, relevance and shared value are key, says Sthe Shabangu, PR lead at Samsung Electronics Africa Office...

By Sthe Shabangu 21 hours ago

Quirky branded content finds viewers on the continent

Millions of ABSA 'Prosper' film views cement branded content in the communications space...

21 hours ago

Societe Generale partners with American Express in Africa

The agreement between Societe Generale and American Express in Africa involves both online sales and POS payments through electronic payment terminals...

21 hours ago

Improving the lives of Ghanaian cocoa farmers

Together with a team of cocoa and agriculture experts from Ghana and Denmark, research has improved fermenting techniques of raw cocoa beans...

21 hours ago

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International

German state TV won't broadcast 2018-24 Games

BERLIN: Germany's public broadcasters will not screen the Olympic Games live for the first time after they balked at the huge rights deal demanded by US giant Discovery...

29 Nov 2016

Nielsen Admosphere signs 4-year contract with ATO in Czech Republic

Nielsen Admosphere is to conduct a robust project of cross-platform audience measurement for the Czech Association of TV Organizations (ATO) from 2018-2022...

22 Nov 2016

Expanding BBC to launch news service for North Koreans

LONDON: The BBC will launch a radio and online news service for audiences in North Korea as it seeks to expand its global reach to 500 million people by 2022, the British broadcaster said Wednesday...

17 Nov 2016

Social media interrupted in Turkey after crackdown

Internet users in Turkey were on Friday experiencing severe difficulties accessing social media after the country was plunged into new turbulence by the detention of its main pro-Kurdish leaders, correspondents and a watchdog said...

7 Nov 2016

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