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Atter Pathology Services' Travel Pass from IATA opens the door for international flights to return
Atter Pathology Services' Travel Pass from IATA opens the door for international flights to returnArticle

As the world moves to secure health passports to enable us to travel freely again, Atter Pathology Services' have joined forces with the International Air Transport Association, which represents 292 airlines to become their first African partner...

30 Apr 2021

Mandatory new job spec: PoPIA requires appointment of Information Officer
Mandatory new job spec: PoPIA requires appointment of Information OfficerArticle

The digital representation of data or personal information, has brought many challenges to protecting privacy rights and thereby protecting individuals...

Ahmore Burger-Smidt and Dimakatso Khumalo 28 Apr 2021

Finding unicorns in pools of talent
Finding unicorns in pools of talentArticle

New intuitive, simple-to-use and affordable tool promises to help recruiters find more high-quality candidates than ever before...

Issued by Digital Kungfu 26 Apr 2021

EXCLUSIVE: Kevin Bermeister & Johannes Booysen launch AdFreeway in South Africa
EXCLUSIVE: Kevin Bermeister & Johannes Booysen launch AdFreeway in South AfricaArticle

Digital pioneers, Kevin Bermeister (think Skype and Kazaa) and Johannes Booysen (Yonder), have partnered to launch what they believe, is the next evolution in digital advertising - AdFreeway...

Evan-Lee Courie 20 Apr 2021

Cookieless world
Cookieless worldArticle

Consumers' personal data is shared between tech companies in the third-party cookie ecosystem over 500 billion times a day. That is changing...

Issued by Wunderman Thompson 13 Apr 2021

#TheFutureofMeasurement: Part 1: Apple upsets the advertising cart with iOS 14 changes
#TheFutureofMeasurement: Part 1: Apple upsets the advertising cart with iOS 14 changesArticle

Steve Jobs once described his views on privacy saying: "Privacy means people know what they're signing up for, in plain English and repeatedly."...

Jade Arenstein and Johan Walters 12 Apr 2021

How Africa can participate in the global conversation on AI ethics
How Africa can participate in the global conversation on AI ethicsArticle

Without sufficient skin in the game, Africa may end up being technologically colonised by big tech. Here's why Africa needs to get in on the conversation...

Musa Kalenga & Samuel Segun 31 Mar 2021

The cookie-pocalypse: Viewing the glass half full
The cookie-pocalypse: Viewing the glass half fullArticle

Almost every company use cookies in their digital marketing. But with third-party cookies set to crumble over the coming months...

Ryan Sauer & Kirsten Foster 24 Mar 2021

Marketing in a world without third-party cookies
Marketing in a world without third-party cookiesArticle

Colleen Rose, consulting director at Acceleration, discusses how the move away from third-party cookies is gathering momentum...

Colleen Rose 22 Feb 2021

What businesses should know about backups in the cloud
What businesses should know about backups in the cloudArticle

Around the world, Covid-19 has driven a massive acceleration in cloud adoption as moving to the cloud became an essential strategy to ensuring business survival by enabling businesses to operate remotely...

Issued by UpBeet Digital 4 Feb 2021

How to unleash the power of machine learning in digital marketing
How to unleash the power of machine learning in digital marketingArticle

Over the past five years, artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning in marketing have come a long way. Yet many marketers who are using today's programmatic and social platforms to reach their audience are not exploiting the full power of the algorithms...

Grant Lapping 1 Feb 2021

Data is the key in the era of 5G
Data is the key in the era of 5GArticle

The cloud, the endpoint, the edge and now 5G are converging and changing the way we collaborate, connect and communicate. However, for telcos and operators, adapting to a 5G world can be a challenge...

Gerhard Fourie 14 Jan 2021

Andrew Duvenage, MD, NFB Private Wealth Management.
#BizTrends2021: The 4 themes for the new yearArticle

The four themes we expect to find traction during 2021 are coronavirus and the vaccines deployed against it; reflation; a global move toward even tighter regulation; and crypto assets, as opposed to only cryptocurrencies...

Andrew Duvenage, 14 Jan 2021

Simplifying data management to better protect, manage and monetise business data
Simplifying data management to better protect, manage and monetise business dataArticle

Data management has become complicated due to industries generating more data than ever before in various locations across the business. The solution? It's time to simplify data management...

Hemant Harie 11 Jan 2021

Why POPI compliance is not just an IT issue
Why POPI compliance is not just an IT issueArticle

Many organisations believe that POPI compliance will not affect them. This is a short-sighted attitude that could see them falling foul of the law...

Johan Scheepers 7 Dec 2020

Snatch App downloads skyrocketing, beating Zoom and Whatsapp reviews
Snatch App downloads skyrocketing, beating Zoom and Whatsapp reviewsArticle

Snatch App has climbed to the top of the review charts for app stores such as Google Play, with over 500,000 downloads globally for Android devices...

Issued by Monetary Library 7 Dec 2020

Accuracy and scale in location-based advertising
Accuracy and scale in location-based advertisingArticle

It's ironic that a global pandemic with physical distancing as key to beating the coronavirus can bring humanity closer together....

Shaun Rosen 4 Dec 2020

PoPIA, GDPR - or both?
PoPIA, GDPR - or both?Article

Businesses that have taken steps to comply with the General Data Protection Regulation passed by the EU will also have to be compliant with South Africa's Protection of Personal Information Act by July 2021. Compliance with one does not ensure compliance with the other...

Karl Blom and Ekene Nkado 30 Nov 2020

Are businesses ready for the imminent POPI Act?
Are businesses ready for the imminent POPI Act?Article

Small businesses may become daunted by the apparent cost of POPI compliance. The real question is, can any business afford non-compliance?

Carrie Peter 19 Nov 2020

Do brands know too little or too much about their consumers?
Do brands know too little or too much about their consumers?Article

Many consumers feel brands don't know them well enough to serve them in a way that makes them feel special. But when those brands know too much, can you trust them?

Haydn Townsend 2 Nov 2020

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The power of email marketingArticle

Standing the test of time, through Myspace, Facebook, Instagram, TikTok and even a global pandemic, email marketing is still one of the most effective methods for reaching and engaging target audiences...

Chelsey Hale 29 Oct 2020

Digital Covid-19 health pass launched for travellers
Digital Covid-19 health pass launched for travellersArticle

The Commons Project Foundation and the World Economic Forum have launched international trials for CommonPass, a digital health pass for travellers to securely document their certified Covid-19 test status while keeping their health data private...

21 Oct 2020

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Customer privacy is part of the experience and is critical to build trustArticle

Paula Sartini, founder and CEO at BrandQuantum International writes that privacy management is critical, not only as a compliance tool for legal and compliance practitioners but also as a tool for building trust with customers...

Paula Sartini 1 Oct 2020

POPIA in the age of AI
POPIA in the age of AIArticle

The artificial intelligence (AI) market is predicted to reach revenues of $156 billion by the end of 2020...

28 Sep 2020

Where data meets sustainable growth, the protection of information should be inherent
Where data meets sustainable growth, the protection of information should be inherentArticle

Francois Kriel, change management consultant at Kriel & Co, agrees that data is no different than oil...

Issued by Kriel & Co 21 Sep 2020

CT-based Signapps awarded Britain NHS contract
CT-based Signapps awarded Britain NHS contractArticle

Cape Town-based health technology company Signapps has been awarded a contract with Britain's National Health Services (NHS) to provide its software as a service communication platform for the management of clinical communication to NHS Trusts...

7 Sep 2020

#WomensMonth: Paula Sartini talks disruptive innovations post Covid-19
#WomensMonth: Paula Sartini talks disruptive innovations post Covid-19Article

Passionate about design thinking in the technology space, Paula Sartini is an analytical thinker that strives to solve business problems with innovative solutions...

Evan-Lee Courie 24 Aug 2020

Look to the cloud for payroll and HR compliance across borders
Look to the cloud for payroll and HR compliance across bordersArticle

Heinrich Swanepoel, Head of Sales, at PaySpace shares insight as to why businesses looking to expand into Africa should consider cloud solutions to maintain security and compliance...

3 Aug 2020

3 steps to POPIA compliance
3 steps to POPIA complianceArticle

The African Union's Convention on Cyber Security and Data Protection (known as the Malabo Convention) outlines principles which urge all AU member states to respect and protect individuals' rights to privacy online and offline...

16 Jul 2020

Rapid digital migration exposes data privacy concerns for children
Rapid digital migration exposes data privacy concerns for childrenArticle

The broad, global migration towards virtual platforms following widespread Covid-19 lockdowns has highlighted the need for the digital privacy of children to be properly secured and protected. With more time spent in the digital world, child exposure to digital marketing is growing rapidly...

13 Jul 2020

Sophos reveals The State of Cloud Security 2020 report
Sophos reveals The State of Cloud Security 2020 reportArticle

According to The State of Cloud Security 2020, a global survey from Sophos, almost 71% of organisations from the MEA region experienced a public cloud security incident in the last year...

13 Jul 2020

3 simple steps to kickstart your POPIA compliance
3 simple steps to kickstart your POPIA complianceArticle

The Protection of Personal Information Act (POPIA) in South Africa came into effect on 1 July 2020. If you have waited with your compliance project, you need to act fast...

7 Jul 2020

Consumer protection: Why online contracts need to be regulated
Consumer protection: Why online contracts need to be regulatedArticle

Almost every time you browse a website, click the "accept" icon or download software, you are concluding an online contract ? a non-negotiated contract such as the terms and conditions regulating the use of websites or the privacy policies of online suppliers...

Dr Alec Basson 6 Jul 2020

How Covid-19 accelerated one of the greatest workplace transformations of our time
How Covid-19 accelerated one of the greatest workplace transformations of our timeArticle

There's never been a more interesting time to be in human resources. This was true a few months ago, before Covid-19, when Sage released the Changing Face of HR research report...

Marvin Opperman 29 Jun 2020

What you need to know about the POPI Act
What you need to know about the POPI ActArticle

The operative provisions of the Protection of Personal Information Act, 2013 will come into force on 1 July 2020...

25 Jun 2020

Contact tracing and the data privacy challenge
Contact tracing and the data privacy challengeArticle

Recent years have seen a marked shift in the way technology interacts with our data privacy...

Shuman Ghosemajumder 19 Jun 2020

TechSumo drives business growth by connecting tech buyers with tech sellers
TechSumo drives business growth by connecting tech buyers with tech sellersArticle

A powerful new platform connects Independent Software Vendors (ISVs) with small and mid-tiered businesses that need technology solutions to drive growth...

Issued by Digital Kungfu 18 Jun 2020

Digital Kungfu launches powerful platform that tracks B2B tech buying trends
Digital Kungfu launches powerful platform that tracks B2B tech buying trendsArticle

Using the power of data and crowdsourced buying trends, Digital Kungfu's latest platform, TechSumo, reveals how B2B tech buyers are making their purchasing decisions...

Issued by Digital Kungfu 18 Jun 2020

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The show must go on: How to protect media contentArticle

The threat landscape in the media industry is growing exponentially, similar to other industries, which is why a zero-threat approach to security is essential. Paul Beattie, sales director of media and technology at BT, shares his insights...

Paul Beattie 15 Jun 2020

Why agility is key to unlock value in the new (hybrid) world of online retail
Why agility is key to unlock value in the new (hybrid) world of online retailArticle

South Africa's small but aspirational e-commerce sector has been ushered into sharp focus as a result of Covid-19...

Gareth Hawkey 10 Jun 2020

A greener future for IT Asset Disposal
A greener future for IT Asset DisposalArticle

By 2050, the amount of e-waste will more than double to 120 million metric tons a year if nothing is done to tackle this massive problem...

8 Jun 2020

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How tech-driven partnership marketing can fill the (imminent) direct marketing void in SAArticle

Privacy-by-design data sharing models are set to transform partnership marketing, says Anton Grutzmacher, co-founder and chief revenue officer at Omnisient...

Anton Grutzmacher 28 May 2020

Focus areas for SMEs dealing with Covid-19
Focus areas for SMEs dealing with Covid-19Article

Small businesses are certainly bearing the brunt of the Covid-19 related economic fallout. Here are three ways SMEs can make sure they bounce back strongly after lockdown is lifted.

Dumisani Moyo 8 May 2020

Unlocking alternative data to drive inclusive banking in SA
Unlocking alternative data to drive inclusive banking in SAArticle

It's no secret that South African banks and other financial services providers draw on massive volumes of data to make decisions and provide targeted services to middle and upper-income earners...

Matt Mckie 7 May 2020

Dark Data wastes up to 5.8m tonnes of carbon dioxide
Dark Data wastes up to 5.8m tonnes of carbon dioxideArticle

Massive sprawls of dark data pollute data centres worldwide; deleting data waste could help to reduce the carbon footprint of digitalisation...

6 May 2020

Data backup isn't dead, it's never been more important
Data backup isn't dead, it's never been more importantArticle

What businesses want from the cloud is changing...

Jasmit Sagoo 29 Apr 2020

SD-WAN can help you mitigate risk while driving compliance
SD-WAN can help you mitigate risk while driving complianceArticle

Legacy networks often do not have the capacity and resiliency to handle constantly changing networking needs to ensure that the customer experience isn't affected...

16 Apr 2020

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Popia to fuel better customer experiences for South AfricansArticle

With the Protection of Personal Information Act (Popia) planned to commence imminently, the way direct marketing is carried out and received by South African consumers is set to shift...

Sandra Galer 14 Apr 2020

The importance of protecting your data
The importance of protecting your dataArticle

In its recent research, the Ponemon Institute shows that a data breach costs South African companies on average $3.06m - nearly R50m...

Lukas van der Merwe 18 Mar 2020

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