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New black-owned online TV network launched
New black-owned online TV network launched

Beyond The Eyes (BTE), a black-owned production company, has launched an independent online television network to deliver compelling African content to the world through 'Video on Demand' (VOD)...

5 Mar 2015 09:10

Take ad-Vaughn-tage of these silly stock photos...
Take ad-Vaughn-tage of these silly stock photos...

In what's been called a brilliant marketing move, 20th Century Fox has released several 'fake stock photos' from Vince Vaughn's latest comedy caper, Unfinished Business, making media workers around the globe giggle at the thought of using them to illustrate their business-y articles...

By Leigh Andrews 5 Mar 2015 07:57

Ireland/Davenport adds a splash of colour to its client portfolio with Plascon - Ireland/Davenport
Ireland/Davenport adds a splash of colour to its client portfolio with Plascon

The Ireland/Davenport team is adding a splash of 'blue chip' colour to its portfolio after recently winning the Plascon account. The account is an exciting addition to the ever increasing list of leading South African brands the agency has acquired recently.

Issued by Ireland/Davenport 4 Mar 2015 09:37

New research: How employee emotions' impact on customer experience
New research: How employee emotions' impact on customer experience

The latest Ask Afrika Orange Index provides customer service trends, insights and thought leadership based on 13 years of data, across 32 industries and 155 companies, with representative companies as well as the government sector.

4 Mar 2015 08:05

Ireland/Davenport 'unskippable' at Bookmarks Awards 2015 - Ireland/Davenport
Ireland/Davenport 'unskippable' at Bookmarks Awards 2015

Ireland Davenport have made a huge 'play' in the digital space by taking home two silvers and a bronze at the seventh edition of the Bookmarks Awards held in Newtown. The IAB Bookmarks Awards honours those individuals, agencies and brands that have achieved excellence in digital creative work and execution.

Issued by Ireland/Davenport 3 Mar 2015 12:04

Women learn the importance of investing emotionally in their families and making their house a home - Universal Church of the Kingdom of God
Women learn the importance of investing emotionally in their families and making their house a home

Continuing the theme of encouraging women to review their lives and empowering them to make changes where necessary to improve their situations, the fourth meeting of Godllywood's 12 Parts of Me programme, unveiled the secret of creating a safe place of refuge where people can be restored and rebuilt in preparation for life's challenges.

Issued by Universal Church of the Kingdom of God 2 Mar 2015 12:57

Sanlam to release 'One Rand man' to schools
Sanlam to release 'One Rand man' to schools

Launched on 26 February 2015, the 20-minute 'One Rand Man' documentary, interspersed with insights and observations by Sanlam and other experts, as well as documentation on the lessons learned in last year's social experiment, will now be made available to schools, as well as financial advisers who want to educate their clients.

1 Mar 2015 09:02

Introducing the outside-in customer experience
Introducing the outside-in customer experience

If your idea of offering good customer experience is based on the 4-star rating you just received, you may be in for a surprise, says Qaalfa Dibeehi, Forrester Research's Customer Experience lead for the EMEA region...

By Leigh Andrews 27 Feb 2015 08:00

Sid Peimer
Five beliefs about strategy execution that are just plain wrong

At the conclusion of strategy sessions we identify objectives and allocate responsibilities with timelines. It's all very clear. But why then has it been found that strategy execution is the number one challenge facing global CEOs - even more important than innovation and geopolitical stability? A recent article in the Harvard Business Review alludes to the reasons why. In an (ongoing) study of 8,000 managers in 250 companies spanning a period of nine years, we find out that our most logical assumptions about why strategy execution fails are just plain wrong. [1]

By Sid Peimer 26 Feb 2015 06:17

[Design Indaba 2015] What to expect at this year's Expo
[Design Indaba 2015] What to expect at this year's Expo

The annual Design Indaba Expo is South Africa's showcase of high-end African design, exhibiting the wares of all the design sectors under one roof.

23 Feb 2015 10:09

Chris Moerdyk
Brands, cats and the ANC all have nine lives

I was asked to comment by a few business newspapers last week about the impact on the Ocean Basket restaurant brand following a complaint that it sold some dishes using freshwater fish...

By Chris Moerdyk 19 Feb 2015 06:51

Leisure Books launches school readiness programme
Leisure Books launches school readiness programme

Leisure Books has launched a school readiness programme, Mysmartkid, focusing on the all-round development of children in the 0-6 age group.

12 May 2014 10:17

Tiffany Markman
Ten Twitter tips for non-newbie tweeters

So you're a medium-term tweep, huh? You don't need another one of those silly etiquette lessons. Or a guide to the strictures of RTing. You need something new. The stuff the techies already know. You need '10 Twitter Tips for Non-Newbie Tweeters'.

By Tiffany Markman 14 Apr 2014 07:44

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