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The future of humans is up to AGI

We humans inherited this ability to 'speak' reality into being...

By Edward Herridge 31 May 2021

6 technologies that should be part of a future CCM strategy
6 technologies that should be part of a future CCM strategy

Customer expectations are evolving faster today than ever before and that's hardly surprising. In an always-on world where people have devices with them all the time, they're exposed to great digital experiences on a daily basis...

By Brent Haumann 24 May 2021

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Why SA's largest grocery consumer market still isn't shopping online

Most South Africans do not shop online due to high levels of poverty, high data costs and poor infrastructure, digital inequality, and the impracticality...

By Semona Pillay 21 May 2021

Game on: The next big brand opportunity to embrace
Game on: The next big brand opportunity to embrace

You could certainly be forgiven for thinking that gaming is a niche interest - the reserve of kids, nerds and techies. Because until fairly recently, it was! But that's no longer the case...

By Shaune Jordaan 13 May 2021

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Retailers must get to grips with SA's unique and evolving credit market

As furniture and fashion retailers continue their recovery from the Covid-19 pandemic, credit will play an increasingly important role, says redPanda Software's Allan Dickson...

By Allan Dickson 11 May 2021

Welcome to extended reality or XR
Welcome to extended reality or XR

Just as brands are coming to terms with the various realities that is AR , VR and MR, extended reality or XR has joined the mix to keep us on our toes by ensuring brand offerings are optimised even further...

By Shaune Jordaan 26 Apr 2021

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Challenging 6 informal sector myths

Technology liberates. To understand if the informal sector is ready to adopt tech innovation, certain myths need to shattered, says Kim Furman from Synthesis...

By Kim Furman 12 Apr 2021

4 key lessons for future-ready manufacturing
4 key lessons for future-ready manufacturing

The persistent nature of Covid-19's disruption on the manufacturing industry highlights a need, and an opportunity, to rethink business operations to be more adaptable to market dynamics...

By Robin Fisher 9 Apr 2021

Remote-management delivers uninterrupted IT services within budgetary restrictions
Remote-management delivers uninterrupted IT services within budgetary restrictions

Managed services, in particular remotely delivered managed services, may be the ideal solution to multiple challenges business operators face...

By Chris de Bruyn 30 Mar 2021

#EcommerceDay2021: Eavesdropping on e-tail
#EcommerceDay2021: Eavesdropping on e-tail

OneDayOnly's Matthew Leighton provides some key checkpoints for online retailers operating in the 'infodemic' world...

By Matthew Leighton 11 Mar 2021

#EcommerceDay2021: Are retailers scoring an own goal in online shopping?
#EcommerceDay2021: Are retailers scoring an own goal in online shopping?

According to Amanda Reekie, we need to ask what can be done to make online a bigger part of the retail mix, not least because there are still a number of faux pas that brands are making...

By Amanda Reekie, Issued by imagineNATION Alliance 9 Mar 2021

#EcommerceDay2021: Redefining retail - A future view of digital commerce in 2030
#EcommerceDay2021: Redefining retail - A future view of digital commerce in 2030

Kantar's Norman Reyneker says that as companies define their future-fit commercial strategies, they must challenge assumptions related to the evolving digital retail landscape...

By Norman Reyneker, Issued by Kantar 8 Mar 2021

5 marketing tech trends to watch in 2021
5 marketing tech trends to watch in 2021

As technology evolves and data sets grow, marketing is changing, adapting and in some cases becoming automated...

By Greg Chen 4 Mar 2021

#OrchidsandOnions: Change is as good as...
#OrchidsandOnions: Change is as good as...

Refreshing: Orchid for Cell C for reviving big brand storytelling; Capitalises on aspiration - which drives many to search for better lives...

By Brendan Seery 16 Feb 2021

How can technology revive the travel industry?
How can technology revive the travel industry?

The industry now has a unique opportunity to reevaluate, restrategise, and create robust structures better suited to roll with the pandemic punches...

By Greg Cooke 15 Feb 2021

Why SA retailers are asking the wrong questions around IT spend
Why SA retailers are asking the wrong questions around IT spend

...And how to get to the right questions, and the right spend!

By Allan Dickson 5 Feb 2021

#BehindtheMask: Tilesh Bhaga, creative technologist at Grey Africa
#BehindtheMask: Tilesh Bhaga, creative technologist at Grey Africa

This week I catch up with Tilesh Bhaga, creative technologist at Grey Advertising Africa...

By Evan-Lee Courie 3 Feb 2021

Virtual reality and tourism in 2021
Virtual reality and tourism in 2021

"Virtual reality, or VR, is something that we have heard a lot about over the last few months - especially in response to Covid-19. It is becoming a big part of travel and tourism with many questions cropping up on what it looks like, how it works and, most importantly, how we can leverage it."

By Chelsey Hale 25 Jan 2021

Lars Lehne joins Incubeta as group CEO
Lars Lehne joins Incubeta as group CEO

Lars Lehne has been appointed group CEO of Incubeta, the South African-born, global independent digital marketing services group...

By Evan-Lee Courie 15 Jan 2021

#BizTrends2021: Evolution of workforce skills demand - what the future holds
#BizTrends2021: Evolution of workforce skills demand - what the future holds

When reflecting on the fourth industrial revolution, a number of things immediately spring to mind - for example, IoT, AI, and robots. Regrettably, little attention is given to individual employees and workers in this emerging industrial world, unless one is discussing the concerns related to potential job losses...

By Lyndy van den Barselaar 14 Jan 2021

Digitisation and tech are key for businesses to thrive in 2021
Digitisation and tech are key for businesses to thrive in 2021

Companies have to realise that technology and digitisation are pivotal to surviving in the new normal. However, it's not just about who will go digital. It's about who will go digital-first and who will do it better...

By Saurabh Kumar 8 Jan 2021

#BizTrends2021: Empowering digital marketing teams to meet 2021's challenges
#BizTrends2021: Empowering digital marketing teams to meet 2021's challenges

The digital acceleration of the last two years, but most especially during 2020, has placed a growing focus on digital marketing delivery...

By Niamh NicLiam 6 Jan 2021

How technology will help shape the evolution of work in 2021 and beyond
How technology will help shape the evolution of work in 2021 and beyond

We have learned this year the true meaning of digital transformation across every industry. That is, reimagining businesses to better serve customers and understand their needs, and having the agility to respond to changing circumstance...

By Robin Fisher 23 Dec 2020

Robyn Peterson, CTO at CNN talks future of journalism in a tech-driven world
Robyn Peterson, CTO at CNN talks future of journalism in a tech-driven world

Robyn Peterson, chief technology officer at CNN chats about the evolution of the media landscape; the impact of technology on the consumption of news and the future of news journalism in a tech-driven world...

By Evan-Lee Courie 15 Dec 2020

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