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Episode 108: Fred Robertson - Entrepreneur of the Year

Date: 10 Oct 2014
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Episode 107: IMC Conference Johannesburg 2014

Date: 3 Oct 2014
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Date: 19 Sep 2014
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Promise packs an integrated punch - Promise Digital
Promise packs an integrated punch

The advertising industry is making a move toward integrated solutions, and it's a brave brand that is willing to challenge conventions and allow an agency to create real magic...

Issued by Promise Digital 20 Oct 2014 14:15

Queue management for retail: How to maximise your sales opportunities - Global Access
Queue management for retail: How to maximise your sales opportunities

There is nothing as irritating to me as standing in a queue of a retail store, longer than my patience can handle - and hearing someone shout "NEXT!". I guess it stems from the reminder I get that I am just another customer - nothing special - and that I am being 'processed' along....

By Deyasha Sukdeo, Issued by Global Access 20 Oct 2014 12:37

Galliova Awards announces 2014 finalists
Galliova Awards announces 2014 finalists

The finalists in the 2014 Galliova Food and Health Writers' Awards have been announced across the two main categories and three affiliated awards...

20 Oct 2014 11:58

Families lose money because of children on the internet
Families lose money because of children on the internet

According to joint research by Kaspersky Lab and B2B International, 18% of users in South Africa have lost either money or important information as a result of their children's online activity. This number suggests that, in addition to the risk of children encountering cyber threats, they can also cause inadvertent problems for their parents.

20 Oct 2014 11:42

State seeks to build closer ties with media
State seeks to build closer ties with media

President Jacob Zuma says government will establish a platform for members of the media and government to share ideas on a range of issues.

20 Oct 2014 08:28

Three factors that will make or break your email marketing campaign
Three factors that will make or break your email marketing campaign

Email marketing has evolved from the 'spam age' and has since found its place as one of the most cost and time-effective marketing tools that can be used at the forefront of almost any marketing campaign...

By David Sylvester 20 Oct 2014 07:06

Rogerwilco shortlisted for three Assegai Awards - Rogerwilco
Rogerwilco shortlisted for three Assegai Awards

Rogerwilco, the digital marketing agency previously known as 2Stroke, has been shortlisted for three Assegai Awards in the SEO category of the Direct Marketing Association of South Africa's annual awards...

Issued by Rogerwilco 17 Oct 2014 10:02

[FutureTech]: Embracing technology trends to satisfy consumers' wants
[FutureTech]: Embracing technology trends to satisfy consumers' wants

'Altered Realities', a World Design Cape Town 2014 initiative, presented by Popular Mechanics in association with Autodesk and BMW, last week, gave a glimpse of the techie future...

By Leigh Andrews 16 Oct 2014 08:00

Funding the tech startup: South Africa's next hurdle
Funding the tech startup: South Africa's next hurdle

Such is the tech age in which we now live that the word "startup" automatically translates as a new company whose business is centred on digital innovations like apps, algorithms and other technologies...

By John Harvey 16 Oct 2014 07:00

[Antifragility] Just another manic New Media Monday
[Antifragility] Just another manic New Media Monday

The second instalment of New Media Mondays on (ahem) Monday, 13 October at Priest Post Production in Woodstock, was centred on antifragility, a newish concept coined by Nassim Taleb...

By Jessica Taylor 15 Oct 2014 14:30

The Internet of Things here to stay
The Internet of Things here to stay

If you have had anything to do with technology in the past three months, chances are that you have come across the Internet of Things (IoT)...

By Jacques de Jager 15 Oct 2014 14:00

adidas ZX Flux Street Party employs cutting-edge animated digital projections - Moving Tactics
adidas ZX Flux Street Party employs cutting-edge animated digital projections

Moving Tactics Digital Impact partnered with participating agencies Posterscope, Isobar and media owners, Ad Outpost, to deliver an innovative and creative animated projection experience...

Issued by Moving Tactics 15 Oct 2014 11:56

Softworx launches Softworx APN
Softworx launches Softworx APN

EOH Company and Infor Master Partner, Softworx has launched the Africa Partner Network (Softworx APN) to channel Infor software sales and consulting services throughout Sub-Saharan Africa.

15 Oct 2014 11:18

[NewsMaker] Allurelle Healing
[NewsMaker] Allurelle Healing

The NewsMaker series this week features Allurelle Healing, digital campaign manager at Habari Media. Her responsibilities include campaign management on Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, BBC, All4women...

By Louise Marsland 15 Oct 2014 10:42

Entries open for 2015 IAB South Africa Bookmarks Awards
Entries open for 2015 IAB South Africa Bookmarks Awards

The inaugural IAB Digital Summit will precede the 2015 IAB South Africa Bookmarks Awards. Both will be held on 19 February 2015 at the Turbine Hall in Newtown Precinct, Johannesburg...

15 Oct 2014 08:33

[FutureTech] Insight into technology's role in your life - now and in the future
[FutureTech] Insight into technology's role in your life - now and in the future

When a conference programme mentions 'zombie zoology' and 'the nature of dark energy', you know it's going to be a goodie. 'Altered Realities', presented by Popular Mechanics, didn't disappoint...

By Leigh Andrews 15 Oct 2014 08:00

McCann scoops a digital award at the African Cristal Festival! - McCann Worldgroup
McCann scoops a digital award at the African Cristal Festival!

McCann Johannesburg, the flagship and largest office on the continent for the McCann Worldgroup, has won an Emerald Award in the Digital and Mobile Online Film category at this year's African Cristal Festival.

Issued by McCann Worldgroup 14 Oct 2014 12:35

The power of a tweet: Heavy Chef October to focus on Twitter's growth in Africa - World Wide Creative
The power of a tweet: Heavy Chef October to focus on Twitter's growth in Africa

World Wide Creative's practical learning platform, Heavy Chef is set to host the CEO of Ad Dynamo, Sean Riley, in Johannesburg on 22 October...

Issued by World Wide Creative 14 Oct 2014 11:49

AfriGIS Learnership, in association with CTU Training Solutions and MICT SETA - AfriGIS
AfriGIS Learnership, in association with CTU Training Solutions and MICT SETA

In 2012 AfriGIS launched a new Learnership Programme, in association with CTU Training Solutions and MICT SETA, to empower young learners and offer them the opportunity to gain hands-on work experience at AfriGIS...

Issued by AfriGIS 14 Oct 2014 11:34

Where will out of home advertising lead us?
Where will out of home advertising lead us?

As new forms of advertising come to the fore (especially via mobile devices), many have questioned the future role that OOH advertising will play...

By Ingrid von Stein 14 Oct 2014 11:31

POPI compliance: Will your company culture play a supporting role? - Striata SA
POPI compliance: Will your company culture play a supporting role?

For many organisations, the introduction of data privacy and security policies such as those contained in the Protection of Personal Information Act (POPI) require a significant change in process, technology and employee behaviour...

By Alison Treadaway, Issued by Striata SA 14 Oct 2014 10:12

MyWorld of Tomorrow gets gold sponsorship from AccessData
MyWorld of Tomorrow gets gold sponsorship from AccessData

AccessData is the gold sponsor for the MyWorld of Tomorrow (MWOT), taking place 16-18 October 2014 at the Sandton Convention Centre...

14 Oct 2014 08:47

A wearable future
A wearable future

Wearable technology is an industry still in its infancy, but the recent 2014 fashion weeks around the globe will be remembered for the increasing use of technology - in the shows and in the clothes...

By Louise Marsland 13 Oct 2014 12:00

Google recommends website tips for mobile interaction
Google recommends website tips for mobile interaction

One of Search Engine Land's news editors, Barry Schwartz, interviewed Google to get some information about mobile user experience, how web designers and webmasters need to incorporate this into their designs...

13 Oct 2014 09:32

Game appoints DigitLab as lead digital agency - DigitLab
Game appoints DigitLab as lead digital agency

Game, needing a partner that could design and implement strategic digital projects, has appointed DigitLab as its lead digital agency...

Issued by DigitLab 13 Oct 2014 09:16

JSE ignores social media as shareholder medium
JSE ignores social media as shareholder medium

FTI Consulting has released research on the ability of JSE companies to use social media as a communication tool for its shareholders, revealing South Africa lags behind the UK in using Twitter as a medium for releasing financial results...

13 Oct 2014 08:55

Simon Campbell-Young
Weak passwords threaten the enterprise

Research reveals time and time again that weak login credentials, including passwords, remain among the top causes of data breaches around the world...

By Simon Campbell-Young 12 Oct 2014 14:49

Revolutionising digital signage through TV
Revolutionising digital signage through TV

Smart Signage TV, a new device designed for small and medium businesses, has been released by Samsung Electronics South Africa.

11 Oct 2014 13:17

Danette Breitenbach
It's coming... The Internet of Things

The Internet of Things is already way beyond hype. It is going to be big. How big? That depends on the source, but by 2020 it will be worth trillions of dollars...

By Danette Breitenbach 10 Oct 2014 08:54

Farren Roper
New age marketing in the era of the cloud

Great marketing no longer starts with an 'aha moment' in a boardroom or within the agency. It now starts with the customer...

By Farren Roper 9 Oct 2014 14:00

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