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Higher education in a disrupted world
Higher education in a disrupted worldArticle

Higher education institutions have long been considered to be the repositories of knowledge and learning and the structures through which knowledge is produced and disseminated...

Professor Ahmed Shaikh, Issued by Regent Business School 5 May 2021

To build or to buy: How savvy employers grow talent
To build or to buy: How savvy employers grow talentArticle

Talent management must find the right balance between buying skills and building talent to ensure maximum business value, Sagea's Cathy Sims shares her views...

Issued by Sagea 4 May 2021

The potential for a digitised built environment sector
The potential for a digitised built environment sectorArticle

Before Covid-19 relegated most of society to the confines of their homes, the fourth industrial revolution (4IR) sought to bring digital transformation to the masses...

Mondli Cele 28 Apr 2021

How organisations can stay future fit
How organisations can stay future fitArticle

Even before Covid-19, businesses faced increasing pressure to focus on transformation, but after the disruptions of the last year, the pandemic has presented organisations with new challenges to adapt to...

23 Apr 2021

How Covid-19 has heralded a new era of digital buildings
How Covid-19 has heralded a new era of digital buildingsArticle

With the adoption of fourth industrial revolution (4IR) technologies in all aspects of our lives, it is no surprise that buildings are getting a lot 'smarter' too...

Peter Malebye 14 Apr 2021

Ignore eDiscovery at your peril
Ignore eDiscovery at your perilArticle

The proliferation of electronic documents makes electronic discovery imperative for the legal and corporate world, and mishandling such documents could spell danger for the success of your case...

Issued by LexisNexis 7 Apr 2021

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MoU boosts welding sector's technology credentialsArticle

A new technology and data sharing collaboration between the Southern African Institute of Welding (SAIW) and the CSIR will develop the role of welding in the fourth industrial revolution

1 Apr 2021

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4IR in mining might not mean job lossesArticle

The mining sector contributed R361.9bn to the country's gross domestic product (GDP) and employed more than 400,000 people last year...

Rembuluwani Nembudani & Yushanta Rungasammy 31 Mar 2021

Experts to dissect eDiscovery
Experts to dissect eDiscoveryArticle

The changing landscape of legal discovery within an increasingly electronic world will be the focus of a virtual event on Tuesday, 30 March 2021...

Issued by LexisNexis 24 Mar 2021

#StartupStory: LegitLaw - the new self-service platform for basic business contracts
#StartupStory: LegitLaw - the new self-service platform for basic business contractsArticle

In the era of digitalisation, automation and self-help services, the legal sector has been slow to transform. LegitLaw is changing that with the launch of its legal tech-meets-online shopping platform...

Shan Radcliffe 18 Mar 2021

Post-Covid-19: A chance to leapfrog Africa's development through digitalisation
Post-Covid-19: A chance to leapfrog Africa's development through digitalisationArticle

Africa recorded remarkable economic growth in the first 15 years of the 21st century, largely because of positive trends in the export of primary commodities...

Cristina Duarte 16 Mar 2021

Ryan Collyer, CEO, Rosatom, Central and Southern Africa
Nuclear solution for Africa's energy challengesArticle

"Africa has essentially skipped over the second and third industrial revolutions. While Africa certainly cannot afford to miss the fourth industrial revolution,"...

9 Mar 2021

Chemical Seta to fund major research projects with over R1.6m
Chemical Seta to fund major research projects with over R1.6mArticle

The Chemical Industry Education and Training Authority (CHIETA) will be funding two South African universities with R1,647,500 this year, supporting research...

9 Mar 2021

Microsoft SA to upskill 3000 developers with new immersive programme
Microsoft SA to upskill 3000 developers with new immersive programmeArticle

The programme is focused on training software engineers and developers in learning the basics of Microsoft Azure...

9 Mar 2021

Make training a top priority, not just another B-BBEE tick box
Make training a top priority, not just another B-BBEE tick boxArticle

Training makes up 20% of the B-BBEE scorecard, and as such is a significant part of compliance. However, training is also critical to help address the skills shortage...

Daniel Orelowitz 8 Mar 2021

Enterprises UP and Drone Safety and Legal (DSL) launch Africa's first specialised drone courses
Enterprises UP and Drone Safety and Legal (DSL) launch Africa's first specialised drone coursesArticle

Enterprises University of Pretoria (Pty) Ltd (Enterprises UP) has officially launched an exclusive partnership with Drone Safety and Legal (DSL) to provide specialised short courses in drone applications...

Issued by Enterprises University of Pretoria 2 Mar 2021

Omni HR Consulting partners with The Woman and Youth Empowerment Trust
Omni HR Consulting partners with The Woman and Youth Empowerment TrustArticle

June 2020 saw Omni HR formalise its partnership with the WYE Trust, after working in partnership with the organisation since its inception in 2018...

Issued by Omni HR Consulting 2 Mar 2021

Stay ahead of trends with unmatched legal intelligence
Stay ahead of trends with unmatched legal intelligenceArticle

LexisNexis South Africa's Mellony Ramalho outlines four ways this legal tech giant helps to ensure legal pros stay at the top of their game...

Issued by LexisNexis 22 Feb 2021

Decades of disruption - technologies set to change our future
Decades of disruption - technologies set to change our futureArticle

It's safe to say that the past 10 years of technology have been stratospheric in the disruption they've brought and the changes they've wrought...

Howard Plaatjes 19 Feb 2021

Could the side-gig economy save SA?
Could the side-gig economy save SA?Article

The side gig economy has become much more than an alternative to formal employment. It now takes on a new layer as a necessary supplement to an existing income...

Nontokozo Madonsela 18 Feb 2021

2030 Disruptive Leadership: Omni receives South African Council for Educators endorsement
2030 Disruptive Leadership: Omni receives South African Council for Educators endorsementArticle

In 2020, Omni undertook to proactively engage with the South African Council for Educators (Sace) to endorse its 2030 Disruptive Leadership Curriculum...

Issued by Omni HR Consulting 16 Feb 2021

The future of news broadcasting relies on technology
The future of news broadcasting relies on technologyArticle

We live in a world of content and in the time of Covid-19, news content has trended like never before...

12 Feb 2021

Sean Sanders, founder and CEO, Revix
Are cryptocurrencies the top-performing asset class of the decade or the world's greatest bubble?Article

In the early 1990s, when the internet was still in its infancy, there was some hesitation in adopting this new and unfamiliar technology with limited use in our personal and work lives...

Sean Sanders 11 Feb 2021

10 insights into 4IR in the mining industry
10 insights into 4IR in the mining industryArticle

A report has been released that aims at gaining an understanding of how the mining industry visualises the impact of the fourth industrial revolution (4IR) ..

1 Feb 2021

Praesignis collaborates with AWS re/Start programme
Praesignis collaborates with AWS re/Start programmeArticle

Praesignis, the data consulting experts, today announced that it is collaborating with Amazon Web Services (AWS) to deliver AWS re/Start, an internationally recognised skills development programme that prepares learners for entry-level careers in the cloud...

Issued by Praesignis 1 Feb 2021

Leadership in the new world of work
Leadership in the new world of workArticle

We began 2020 with the understanding that we were in the fourth industrial revolution (4IR). As we grappled with what that means for us as leaders, what changes we would need to make, and what training our employees would need, we were hit with the global pandemic. Still, through the chaos and disruption, we have managed to press on and have arrived, disheveled but intact, in 2021...

Leigh-Ann Brown 28 Jan 2021

Yushanta Rungasammy, director and co-head, corporate & commercial, CMS South Africa
Covid could have a positive impact on mining in the long runArticle

Despite challenges posed by Covid-19, varying demand for commodities, reduced export incomes and higher occupational safety costs, there is renewed hope...

Yushanta Rungasammy 28 Jan 2021

Animation - a Covid-resistant industry
Animation - a Covid-resistant industryArticle

With the easing of lockdown regulations, the False Bay TVET College, 2D animation programme was able to host two, one day stop-frame animation workshops...

Cate Hunter, Issued by False Bay College 27 Jan 2021

4IR: How key industries are successfully embracing digital transformation
4IR: How key industries are successfully embracing digital transformationArticle

Across industries, we are starting to notice businesses of all sizes embrace the digital economy to create value, increase efficiency, and adapt to stay ahead of competitors...

Prenesh Padayachee 27 Jan 2021

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SA's transport sector - a roadmap to economic recovery in the age of CovidArticle

The South African transport sector entered the age of Covid already faced with several major challenges. The challenges must be viewed as opportunities with the problem areas providing a guide as to the solutions that can be delivered with maximum impact, where they're most needed...

26 Jan 2021

SA Music Market Access Guide to launch at SA Music Week
SA Music Market Access Guide to launch at SA Music WeekArticle

The 2020/2021 SA Music Access Guide will be launched at the upcoming South African Music Week (SAMW). SAMW developed the music market access guide aimed at introducing everyone - locally and globally - to the music industry in South Africa...

22 Jan 2021

#BizTrends2021: 5 sustainability trends that will shape business in 2021
#BizTrends2021: 5 sustainability trends that will shape business in 2021Article

While 2020 was dominated by the impact of the global pandemic, it intensified the ambition of organisations to become more sustainable...

Christelle Marais 21 Jan 2021

The Covid crisis can facilitate entrepreneurs of the future
The Covid crisis can facilitate entrepreneurs of the futureArticle

The strategic planning team at Regent Business School decided there was a need for a strong entrepreneurial ecosystem that supports the new paradigm in entrepreneurship and encourages aspiring entrepreneurs to develop new skills, innovate and pursue their ideas, especially for furthering inclusivity...

Ahmed Shaikh, Issued by Regent Business School 18 Jan 2021

2021: Positive shifts as the world transitions to the next paradigm
2021: Positive shifts as the world transitions to the next paradigmArticle

According to Yael Geffen of Lew Geffen Sotheby's International Realty, executives who take note of emerging trends as the world transitions...

15 Jan 2021

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

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...

Lyndy van den Barselaar 14 Jan 2021

Will 2021 be the year of the great reset?
Will 2021 be the year of the great reset?Article

Although the pandemic hasn't abated as we had all hoped and 2021 appears to be more of the same, when one takes a closer look there have already been notable positive shifts...

Yael Geffen 14 Jan 2021

#BizTrends2021: How do brands get noticed amidst the online clutter?
#BizTrends2021: How do brands get noticed amidst the online clutter?Article

No prediction piece would be complete without first acknowledging that Covid-19 has changed our world forever. Remote working across industries and an exponential uptake of e-commerce and digital marketing has changed the face of brands...

Tracy Jones 12 Jan 2021

PJ Bishop, vice-president for partners, accountants & alliances, Africa & Middle East at Sage
#BizTrends2021: 3 skills finance professionals cannot go without in 2021 and beyondArticle

The accountancy and audit industries are on the cusp of an automation transformation, guided by the incredible growth of emerging technologies like robotic process automation (RPA) and artificial intelligence (AI)...

PJ Bishop 12 Jan 2021

Maarten Ackermann, chief economist and advisory partner, Citadel
#BizTrends2021: 3 wealth management trends to watch in 2021Article

The Covid19 pandemic has been one of the greatest disruptors in living memory, causing major upheaval across all facets of our everyday life...

Maarten Ackerman 11 Jan 2021

Glenn Gillis, CEO, Sea Monster
Why SA is well-equipped to compete in the global knowledge economy, especially the education spaceArticle

South Africa has unique challenges in the education space. We spend a vast amount of money on both basic and higher education, yet our results are still very poor...

Glenn Gillis 8 Jan 2021

#BizTrends2021: Sustainability paving the way for future of waste management
#BizTrends2021: Sustainability paving the way for future of waste managementArticle

Waste management can no longer be looked at with a linear view as we move towards 2021. We are seeing national as well as global leaders around the world creating massive awareness around the 'throw-away culture'...

Kate Stubbs 7 Jan 2021

#BizTrends2021: Finding solutions to the complexities of 21st century youth unemployment
#BizTrends2021: Finding solutions to the complexities of 21st century youth unemploymentArticle

There are many factors affecting the global youth unemployment crisis. Tackling the situation starts with offering equal access to quality education...

Gabriel Hamuy 6 Jan 2021

Makerspaces: Equipping students with skills for employability in the 21st century
Makerspaces: Equipping students with skills for employability in the 21st centuryArticle

We are in the cusp of the fourth industrial revolution (4IR) which is replete with major disruptions in almost every aspect of our lives and in this respect education is no exception...

Ahmed Shaikh, Issued by Regent Business School 21 Dec 2020

Challenges, opportunities for manufacturing CFOs now and in the future
Challenges, opportunities for manufacturing CFOs now and in the futureArticle

The Covid-19 pandemic has brought on massive changes to the manufacturing industry, which has had to adapt to new operating models, an evolving consumer market, and disruptions in supply chain processes, all while keeping the workforce safe and healthy...

Mark Wilson 17 Dec 2020

Mancosa launches futuristic iTeach Lab for experiential teacher training
Mancosa launches futuristic iTeach Lab for experiential teacher trainingArticle

Said to be the first of its kind in the country, the iTeach Lab has officially been launched by Mancosa School of Education. The lab combines elements of Steam (science, technology, engineering, arts and mathematics) in seven unique hubs designed to prepare and empower student-teachers for the 21st century...

9 Dec 2020

Covid-19 in South Africa: what are the key learnings for SMEs?
Covid-19 in South Africa: what are the key learnings for SMEs?Article

Crises force change, and in the case of the Covid-19 pandemic, the world as we knew it was thrust into systemic and abrupt change. In many cases, this change triggered existential threats to organisations, both large and small...

Karl Westvig 9 Dec 2020

The future uncertain
The future uncertainArticle

As we move into 2021 and beyond, there is a global sense of uncertainty...

Karl Westvig 9 Dec 2020

Empowering the modern workforce: HR trends for 2020 and beyond
Empowering the modern workforce: HR trends for 2020 and beyondArticle

Tshepo Yvonne Mosadi, human resources director at Heineken South Africa, provides some HR trends to help managers build a foundation for success in 2021 and beyond...

Issued by Heineken South Africa 8 Dec 2020

#IABInsightSeries: IAB SA 2021 predictions
#IABInsightSeries: IAB SA 2021 predictionsArticle

The IAB SA recently hosted its 22nd insight webinar on Zoom, featuring IAB SA members Jarred Cinman, Ann-Mari Höfinger, Noah Makholwa, Karyn Strybos and Melissa Kariuki...

Jessica Tennant 2 Dec 2020

Gender equality - Past, present and future
Gender equality - Past, present and futureArticle

We are once again in the throes of a familiar predicament. 2020 has, unfortunately, yielded even more reason for the 16 Days of Activism against Gender-based Violence...

Dhesigen Naidoo 1 Dec 2020

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