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AI-human interplay is criticial for effective FS operations

The use of technology is crucial for financial services organisations with ambitions of prevailing in a highly contested market. Sustainable productivity improvement in the industry requires technology and humans to work together in fundamentally new relationships - where machines assist humans to fulfil their roles better...

By Barry Vorster 2 days ago

Why company culture trumps tech

Technology has enabled organisations to deliver more innovative solutions in the workplace to provide for a more compelling environment. This, however, should not happen to the detriment of the company culture...

26 Jul 2019

Conference calls on women to embrace - not fear - technology disruption

The 20th annual Women in Business Conference on 16 August at the UCT Graduate School of Business will be bringing together industry leaders to explore how female disruptors can win in a world transformed by technology...

Issued by UCT Graduate School of Business 25 Jul 2019

3 steps towards 'glass boxing' your company with a Biz Press Office

Since 2001, Bizcommunity anticipated the role of company culture as intellectual capital. Biz Press Offices are a "glass box" game changer, offering a window into 18 industry communities...

Issued by Bizcommunity.com 23 Jul 2019

How to thrive in the digital era: the human touch

I don't believe anyone will deny that we are in the midst of digital disruption - or that businesses that embrace technology will benefit, while those who do not will lag behind...

By Jeanette Marais 22 Jul 2019

South Africans are upbeat about new technologies, but worried about jobs

Powerful new technologies are emerging that will continue to affect individuals in multiple ways...

By Benjamin Roberts, Jare Struwig, Narnia Bohler-Muller, and Steven Gordon 19 Jul 2019

We need a gear shift to support our youth and their future marketplace opportunities

With South Africa's unemployment rate reaching 27.6% in the first quarter of 2019, worryingly approaching a 15-year high, it is important for corporate South Africa to assist in creating a pool of skills that will not only address today's workforce requirements, but those of tomorrow...

By Dineo Molefe 11 Jul 2019

Anything but soft; EQ is the key to future business success

We know the robots are coming, now what? HR departments have their eyes glued to this development...

By Ashalia Maharajh, Issued by Red & Yellow 5 Jul 2019

The growing need to reinvent the way people learn - survey

Deloitte's Global Human Capital Trends report reveals that almost 9/10 SA business leaders say they need new ways of learning as technology evolves and with it, the human experience...

28 Jun 2019

Futureproof yourself with STEM for these 7 careers that could exist in 2050

While many of today's occupations will continue to be a part of the future - some will transform into something entirely new or disappear altogether...

18 Jun 2019

Trust me, I'm a robot... even if you think my intelligence is artificial - Part 2

Artificial intelligence is transforming every aspect of our lives and this may include the way that we trust. Prior cynicism of new development in technology is making way for new trust in technology because it is making our lives so much easier...

By Dawie de Villiers 6 Jun 2019

7 ways to ensure humans can befriend machines in the workplace

The debate of the decade is whether or not robot workers are replacing human jobs. What's for sure is that automation is changing the skills companies require from workers, yet the speed with which this is happening across functions within organisations varies...

By Lyndy van den Barselaar 13 May 2019

Most digital workplace initiatives will fail to establish new ways of working

By 2021, only one-quarter of midsize and large organisations will successfully target new ways of working in 80% of their initiatives, according to Gartner, Inc. New ways of working include distributed decision-making, virtual and remote work, and redesigned physical workspaces...

2 May 2019

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