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The importance of mobility and BYOD trends
The importance of mobility and BYOD trends

We get bombarded with false promises and claims every day. We receive SMSes about 0% interest loans and tons of spam mail about our Irish lottery winnings worth millions of pounds. It is no wonder that people automatically switch off when they hear about the "next big thing that will change your life".

By Duaan Dekker 21 Oct 2014 15:25

Catch Chu on THE BOX
Catch Chu on THE BOX

If you want to find out more about local creatives who are shifting the landscape of music, art, television, acting, performing, fashion, photography and illustration, don't miss THE BOX!

21 Oct 2014 15:00

Premie Naicker
Harnessing data effectively

Organisations off all sizes, and across all industries, understand how vital business intelligence (BI) is to the effective and efficient running of the business...

By Premie Naicker 21 Oct 2014 14:55

The rivalry of the mobile handset industry in SA
The rivalry of the mobile handset industry in SA

The mobile handset industry in South Africa received an overall satisfaction score from its customers of 73.3 out of 100. This was revealed by the South African Customer Satisfaction Index...

21 Oct 2014 12:37

New research paper from London School of Marketing
New research paper from London School of Marketing

The London School of Marketing (LSM) has released its latest whitepaper on its website, entitled, 'The Concept of Hypertargeting,' which is available free to existing and prospective students.

21 Oct 2014 11:56

Beyond Sport Global Summit gets support from City of Johannesburg
Beyond Sport Global Summit gets support from City of Johannesburg

The City of Joburg has been named Official Supporter of the Summit, as it prepares to welcome a global audience of leaders from sport, business and community development...

21 Oct 2014 11:44

SmartCaptcha puts point-of-sale ROI tracking in the picture
SmartCaptcha puts point-of-sale ROI tracking in the picture

Ready for a point-of-sale tracking revolution? SmartCaptcha is here to help brands better manage their point-of-purchase display executions and spend into the retail trade... in real-time.

By Leigh Andrews 21 Oct 2014 11:18

[WDC2014] Summary of the WDC Design Policy Conference's first day
[WDC2014] Summary of the WDC Design Policy Conference's first day

The WDC 2014 Design Policy Conference got underway on Friday, 17 October at the Cape Town Stadium, titled 'Make a plan', with experts exchanging design policy thinking...

21 Oct 2014 11:01

OOH plays major role in driving consumer response
OOH plays major role in driving consumer response

A new global research study shows that Out of Home advertising plays a major role in driving consumer response and action, contrary to some views in the direct marketing industry...

21 Oct 2014 10:27

Wits Journalism releases second State of the Newsroom report
Wits Journalism releases second State of the Newsroom report

At a Media Freedom Day celebration and Black Wednesday commemoration, co-hosted with the Sanef late last week, Wits Journalism released its second State of the Newsroom report...

21 Oct 2014 09:26

Senzo Xulu
Can advertising satisfy?

As I sat in front of my computer screen during the latter part of June, as has become my yearly custom, I attentively followed the action from the 2014 Cannes Festival of Creativity...

By Senzo Xulu 21 Oct 2014 07:10

Email and SMS from one platform set to assist marketers
Email and SMS from one platform set to assist marketers

TotalSend has launched SMS and email sending via a single channel. This multi-channel platform allows TotalSend to assist marketers who are increasingly looking to connect with customers on mobile devices...

21 Oct 2014 05:47

MTN offering voluntary retrenchment to cut staff costs
MTN offering voluntary retrenchment to cut staff costs

MTN SA said last week that over 240 managers have taken voluntary retrenchment packages. The company embarked on a cost-reduction programme in August‚ following its poor financial performance...

By Thabiso Mochiko 21 Oct 2014 05:25

Miller Matola
Strong leadership: critical to building South Africa's competitiveness

In South Africa, the role of leadership is crucial because it forms the back bone of the fabric of our societies and is a major source of inspiration for millions of citizens to do things differently to achieve excellence...

By Miller Matola 20 Oct 2014 15:23

2014 Female Nation Survey results revealed
2014 Female Nation Survey results revealed

Women24.com recently released the findings of their annual Female Nation Survey, which called on women across the country to participate.

20 Oct 2014 14:15

[21 Icons - Season 2] Pregs Govender
[21 Icons - Season 2] Pregs Govender

21 ICONS South Africa featured the twelfth icon of its second season: Pregs Govender, human rights and gender activist who is widely respected as an individual deeply committed to the development of South Africa...

20 Oct 2014 12:26

Royalty to open Danish Showroom for Design, Architecture, Consumer Goods
Royalty to open Danish Showroom for Design, Architecture, Consumer Goods

As part of the WDC 2014, Her Royal Highness, Crown Princess Mary of Denmark and the Minister of Trade and Development Cooperation, Mogens Jensen will be in Cape Town...

20 Oct 2014 12:14

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

Director addresses Dookoom video backlash
Director addresses Dookoom video backlash

Since its release, Dookoom's music video for Larney Jou Poes has sparked all sorts of controversy. Afriforum has gone as far as laying a complaint with the South African Human Rights Commission citing both song and video as hate speech inciting violence.

By Ruth Cooper & Sindy Peters 20 Oct 2014 11:47

Coca-Cola Light dressed in pink to raise awareness for breast cancer
Coca-Cola Light dressed in pink to raise awareness for breast cancer

In support of breast cancer awareness, Coca-Cola, its bottling partner and Makro have partnered to create specially designed six-packs of Coca-Cola Light, wrapped in pink packaging.

20 Oct 2014 11:45

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

[WDC2014] Cape Town shows off for WDC2014 convocation ceremony
[WDC2014] Cape Town shows off for WDC2014 convocation ceremony

Cape Town's reign as the official World Design Capital city of 2014 has come to an end. Here's what you can expect as Taipei takes on the creativity chalice as WDC2016...

By Leigh Andrews 20 Oct 2014 09:30

M-Net announces open pitch to industry
M-Net announces open pitch to industry

To provide fresh local content, M-Net Channel 101 is inviting production companies and format creators to pitch their ideas for an original unscripted show that will provide blockbuster television entertainment in 2015...

20 Oct 2014 09:29

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

New app for 1st for Women Insurance identifies top seven needs
New app for 1st for Women Insurance identifies top seven needs

1st for Women Insurance has designed a new app for its women clients. The app offers access to a range of services...

19 Oct 2014 09:35

FNB campaign encourages South Africans to 'Un-Steve' themselves
FNB campaign encourages South Africans to 'Un-Steve' themselves

The new FNB advertising campaign, an evolution of the previous Steve campaign, calls on South Africans to 'Un-Steve Yourself' and re-evaluate their choice of bank.

18 Oct 2014 09:27

How to make your mobile app go global
How to make your mobile app go global

Putting mobile apps within reach of a global audience is one of the easiest steps companies can take to tap into the market of more than one billion potential online smartphone customers...

By Ian Henderson 17 Oct 2014 15:00

The cultural differences and doing business in Africa
The cultural differences and doing business in Africa

Africa has been earmarked as a big growth market in which to operate, but you need to know what you're doing to achieve any kind of success in this dynamic environment...

By Louise Robinson 17 Oct 2014 11:56

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