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Reconnecting with humanity in a tech-filled world

Media keeps showing us pessimistic views of the future where it becomes all too easy to buy into the idea that tech is out to rob us of our humanity...

By Evan-Lee Courie 17 Feb 2020

#BizTrends2020: What does the African mobile consumer really want for the new decade?

The start of this new decade marks almost 10 years since the smartphone entered Africa...

By Lynette Hundermark 3 Feb 2020

#BizTrends2020: Imagine the impossible

In order to stay in business, one needs to stay abreast with technology and remain up to date with the latest innovations...

By Odette van der Haar 24 Jan 2020

#BizTrends2020: Educating Gen Alpha

In today's society, the youth are ageing at a faster rate than ever before. But are our educational facilitators ready for this, or are they in need of a reboot?

By Nicola Cooper 21 Jan 2020

Artificial intelligence: Do we know what we're doing?

Artificial intelligence is our shiny new toy. We're dazzled by its potential to help us make our lives more efficient, more productive... just... better...

By Catherine Black 20 Jan 2020

#BizTrends2020: What you need to know about AI in 2020

Artificial Intelligence (AI) is the ability of computers to learn, gain experience and make decisions, just like humans...

By Avsharn Bachoo 17 Jan 2020

#BizTrends2020: Cybersecurity trends predictions

The realities of the negative impact of modern cyber threats arguably hit home for South Africans in 2019 - more than any other year...

By Brian Pinnock 16 Jan 2020

#BizTrends2020: Taking the 20s into the cloud for marketing clout

The last decade was all about the cloud. From 2010 the cloud moved from novelty to the accepted means to deploy infrastructure...

By Johan Walters 15 Jan 2020

#BizTrends2020: 6 cybersecurity trends to watch in 2020

The cybersecurity threat landscape is always shifting, making it easy for businesses to become vulnerable to emerging threats...

By Charl Ueckermann 15 Jan 2020

#BizTrends2020: Data becomes ever more precious in 2020 and beyond

Global lawmakers' growing concern with privacy is forcing marketers to rely more heavily on their first-party data. For the foreseeable future, CMOs will need to turn their minds to how they can use this data to create content that answers consumers' needs and captures their minds and loyalty.

By Ansa Leighton 15 Jan 2020

#BizTrends2020: Machine learning set to burst the bubble of digital marketing

For years digital marketers revelled in the fact that they could accurately measure the return on ad spend. Since everything could be tracked, we could know where our money was being spent and how it was being consumed by our target audiences.

By Andrew Smit 15 Jan 2020

#BizTrends2020: Is the digital revolution in a plateau?

Have we said all we can say about the digitisation of business?

By Yaron Assabi 15 Jan 2020

#BizTrends2020: 2020 - Africa's year for digital disruption

A number of macro trends are delivering unhindered economic progress on the African continent, driving momentum and positioning Africa as a significant component of the world market...

By Geoffrey White 14 Jan 2020

#BizTrends2020: What's in store for a digitally connected Africa?

One of the great privileges of working in Africa is how no two days are ever the same...

By Cathy Smith 14 Jan 2020

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