As noted futurologist Roy Amera observed in 2006: "We tend to overestimate the effect of a technology in the short run, and underestimate the effect in the long run."
Adam Howatson 55 minutes ago
While the City of Cape Town is using apps, Twitter campaigns and Mmusi Maimane's bucket delegation skills to remind South Africans to save water, the nation's Department of Water and Sanitation is taking a - ahem - different approach.
Andy Walker 2 hours ago
It takes a lot of work to properly understand why people attend your event and engage with them in a way that makes them not want to miss your next event. Jessica MacRoberts shares five actions that make this easier.
Key stakeholders in South Africa's automation industry have called for greater collaboration to drive industrial progress.
Reed Exhibitions 3 hours ago
The world does not need another brand - it is for this reason that Grid Worldwide; South Africa's top ranked brand specialist agency continues to find value in attending the Design Indaba that has been in the agency activity calendar for 10 years. The forum is an all-round inspirational space that gives a perspective on the design and overall creative economy and how it can disrupt normal ways of doing things to change the world for the better.
Grid Worldwide 3 hours ago
The not-so-hidden secret behind the buzz surrounding the Massiv Metro taxi radio station is finely tuned radio programming.
Massiv Media 3 hours ago
Independent Media notes the findings of the Competition Commission relating to an investigation, which found that a number of media companies had colluded on offering discounts and payment terms to advertising agencies linked to Media Credit Co-ordinators (MCC).
Independent Media 4 hours ago
Stimulated by an ageing global population and increased focus on health, wellness and preventative healthcare, there has been significant growth in the vitamins and dietary supplements market. Interestingly, the global market has managed to appeal to all consumer segments with no discrimination in terms of dietary habits, culture, age or gender. We investigate if the South African market has followed the global growth trend or become another victim of the sluggish South African economy.
Insight Survey 4 hours ago
For a film industry enthusiast such as myself, I have never once come across a movie so intensely anticipated by folk outside of movie-going culture. I don't even think your cult classics such as the Star Wars franchise have sparked such interest in the general public across the globe.
Lerato Serumula 4 hours ago
Businesses need to obtain and manage customers, efficiently perform multiple processes and tasks, collaborate as a united team and analyse their company data. But there are few, if any, apps that truly offer an integrated and cost-effective solution to do just this.
Yreeka 5 hours ago
#OrchidsandOnions: Back to the Future, with science. But, Vodacom needs to get back to the basics of customer service...
I remember looking, in some amazement, at the results pinned on the school notice board: I had got a distinction for physical science. Next to the board was our lugubrious, pipe-smoking, Mr Bean-like science teacher, "Rab" Wright.
Brendan Seery 14 Feb 2018
The Gunn Report, the global index of creative excellence in advertising, has released the results of the newly launched Gunn 100, with South Africa in the 24th spot on the rankings. The Gunn 100 is a ranking of the top 100 creatively awarded advertising ideas of 2017, regardless of their communication discipline, and the companies behind them.
12 Feb 2018