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#InnovationMonth: Cape Town Pass, tech for greater access to the city

We spoke to Marnus van Niekerk, the co-owner and founder of Cape Town Pass, a digital access pass to Cape Town and the Western Cape...

By Cari Van Wyk 3 Oct 2016

Use data to constantly innovate

As we near the end of 2016, the recent data explosion means you now know more about your consumers' preferences than ever before. Tyler Greer, Exponential's head of strategy for the APAC region and South Africa, explains how to cut through the clutter of big data and use it to improve your business functioning...

By Leigh Andrews 30 Sep 2016

Jugaad, the art of improvisation as an innovative mindset

Innovation processes are being challenged by creative improvisation, even in the biggest technological companies governed by acute knowledge and experience...

By Amandine Robin 30 Sep 2016

#InnovationMonth: The essence of digital marketing Enovation

Picture a marketing team of five, all extreme coffee addicts under the age of 25. Imagine the implications of harnessing all that innate digital know-how. That's Enovation. Find out about their plans to take over the world, despite a saturated digital market...

By Leigh Andrews 30 Sep 2016

#InnovationMonth: The beauty of programmatic advertising

Take one part online fashion and beauty content. Add in programmatic advertising and networking opportunities. Mix well. What do you get? Hybrid digital agency and media house Amorphous Stride's latest offering, the FashionBeauty.Network. CEO Grant Shippey tells us more...

By Leigh Andrews 29 Sep 2016

Projects show growing importance of sustainability and innovation in tourism and travel

Three key environmentally-rooted projects are among the final qualifying entries in the 2015/2016 AfriSam-SAIA Award for Sustainable Architecture + Innovation, showing the growing importance of....

29 Sep 2016

Jozi teen wins top prize at Google fair

Johannesburg teenager Kiara Nirghin's drought-busting idea using avocado and orange peels has earned her the grand prize at the Google Science Fair...

29 Sep 2016

#InnovationMonth: Technology's crucial role in developing economic transport hubs

With innovations like high-speed connectivity, sensors, big data, geolocation and mobile services, transit routes can become the connective tissue that creates stronger communities and...

By Harry van Huyssteen 29 Sep 2016

#InnovationMonth: Navigating stories with VoiceMap's Iain Manley

We chat to founder Iain Manley about city storytelling for #InnovationMonth.

By Ruth Cooper 28 Sep 2016

#BehindtheSelfie with... Chris Rawlinson

This week, we find out what's really going on behind the selfie with Chris Rawlinson, ex-Ogilvy/WPP, now creator of 42courses.com, a learning platform for the creative industries...

By Leigh Andrews 28 Sep 2016

AfriSam-SAIA Award for Sustainable Architecture + Innovation finalists announced

The final qualifying entries for the 2015/2016 AfriSam-SAIA Award for Sustainable Architecture + Innovation have been announced...

28 Sep 2016

SA Innovation Summit highlights

On Saturday 24 September, the SABC Education SA Innovation Summit 2016 drew to a close. The four-day summit, held at the Birchwood Hotel in Ekurhuleni, was dedicated to training and creating opportunities for the country's innovators...

28 Sep 2016

#InnovationMonth: Launch of SA's first 4DX campaign

Nitesh Matai, general manager for Nu Metro Cinemas, explains the 4DX cinema experience and Justin Inglis, national sales manager for Popcorn Cinema Advertising, shares the backstory to the first 4DX commercial for the new Jaguar F-TYPE SVR vehicle...

By Pasqua Heard 28 Sep 2016

#InnovationMonth: Smart farming technology to help feed the masses

9 billion people will need feeding by 2050 and the responsibility of that feat will fall squarely into the laps of farmers, posing the question of how to sustainably produce food for the masses...

By Cari Van Wyk 28 Sep 2016

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International

Red Bull Music Academy opens for applications for 2018

Music makers from all over the world are invited to apply for the 20th Red Bull Music Academy 2018 being held in Berlin from Friday, 8 September to Thursday, 12 October 2018. Applications close on Monday, 4 September 2017.

7 hours ago

One Club Young Guns 15 jury selected

The One Club for Creativity, formed by last year's merger of the Art Directors Club and The One Club has announced the jury members for the Young Guns (YG) 15 programme, celebrating international creative professionals age 30 and younger. About half of the jury consists of past YG winners.

8 hours ago

South African designers showcase their wares in Paris

Forty-two South African designers are currently exhibiting their artisanal goods at the renowned BHV/Marais in Paris, a department store of the group of Galeries Lafayette that attracts over 60,000 visitors daily. The exhibition, which runs until 31 July 2017, showcases South Africa's creative energy and its international design and cultural capitals: Johannesburg and Cape Town.

9 hours ago

Publicis Groupe shifts spend on award shows, other events to AI initiative

#NEWSWATCH: In an effort to cut costs and shift spend towards its new professional assistant platform, Publicis Groupe's newly appointed CEO, Arthur Sadoun, has forbidden all of its agencies from participating in award shows, trade shows and any other paid promotional efforts for the next year, which means it will sit out of the 2018 Cannes Lions Festival.

By Jessica Tennant 1 day ago

Technology, consumer usage generates new opportunities in TV, radio

At the invitation of TV4, egta, an association of television and radio sales houses, has held its CEO & Top Executives Summit in Stockholm. Fabrice Mollier, president of TF1 Distribution (France), assumed the egta presidency and called on the TV and radio industry to enter a new era of transformation, as technology and consumer usage generates new opportunities.

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