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The role of data science in money management
The role of data science in money managementArticle

With the Fourth Industrial Revolution underway, organisations that respond proactively and appropriately to technological changes will gain a competitive advantage...

Shriya Roy 16 Sep 2020

Louis Retief, general manager Innovation and IM, Exxaro.
How Covid-19 is driving the need for mining companies to accelerate digitalisationArticle

There's no doubt the Covid-19 pandemic has fundamentally shifted the world of business, forcing organisations across sectors to rethink their business models and implement responsive operational changes...

Louis Retief 15 Sep 2020

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Experts dissect SA's Covid-19 responseArticle

The Covid-19 pandemic caught the country unaware, but several lessons can be drawn from the crisis as we look ahead into implementing the National Health Insurance (NHI)...

14 Sep 2020

Advertising can be poisonous but it should never damage a brand
Advertising can be poisonous but it should never damage a brandArticle

Clicks' blunder was easily avoidable. Was it worth the gamble, if intentional, or will it damage the brand within the hair care sector, or in the larger brand equity. What was the damage?

mike broom 10 Sep 2020

How enterprise systems help to make smarter business decisions
How enterprise systems help to make smarter business decisionsArticle

The decisions we make today impact where we will be tomorrow. For many years business leaders have been travelling with their engine light on and avoiding the ever-increasing pace towards a more digital world...

Katlego Thulare 8 Sep 2020

The altered eco-system of South African fashion
The altered eco-system of South African fashionArticle

For years now, South Africa's local fashion industry has been steadily trudging along. Many production and economic challenges face both local brands and designers, but the closest to their bottom line are inexpensive imports.

Samantha Chrysanthou 8 Sep 2020

New draft Afsa International Arbitration Rules published
New draft Afsa International Arbitration Rules publishedArticle

In December 2017, South Africa's International Arbitration Act (IA Act) came into operation. The IA Act incorporated the UNCITRAL Model Law and was intended to bring South Africa's international arbitration laws in line with international standards...

Jackie Lafleur 7 Sep 2020

Using digital marketing to secure the survival of SA's travel industry
Using digital marketing to secure the survival of SA's travel industryArticle

As South Africa settles into lockdown level 2, many businesses in the hospitality and travel sectors are struggling to differentiate themselves as they compete for the limited spend of a still wary public. Incubeta specialists look at practical digital tips to help local venues attract customers...

7 Sep 2020

Location intelligence can help retailers thrive in an uncertain world
Location intelligence can help retailers thrive in an uncertain worldArticle

One thing the Covid-19 pandemic has taught us is that relying solely on insight driven by historical behaviour is no longer viable...

Gary Allemann 3 Sep 2020

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Have we forgotten how to check if it's fake news or fact?Article

Media strategist Eve Pennington is concerned that fake news is clouding the efficacy of the published word...

Eve Pennington 1 Sep 2020

Alicia Narainsamy, head of digital distribution; PR & marketing, SHA Risk Specialist Underwriters
#WomensMonth: It is up to us to affirm our place in the boardroom, says Alicia NarainsamyArticle

One industry that can attest to the importance of gender diversity, is the insurance sector - particularly liability insurance. Women possess a number of traits that make a significant impact in this complex and ever-evolving world.

31 Aug 2020

Thami Moatshe, head of mergers & acquisitions, Servest
#WomensMonth: Mentorships will help fast track a new pool of women in financeArticle

We continue to hear the lament about the low numbers of women CEOs, CFOs, and women in finance or in leadership and decision-making positions...

Thami Moatshe 27 Aug 2020

#WomensMonth: Vhuhwavho Matibe, "Love yourself. Celebrate yourself. Pursue all your passions!"
#WomensMonth: Vhuhwavho Matibe, "Love yourself. Celebrate yourself. Pursue all your passions!"Article

This Women's Month, we've showcased the incredible work of women in their respective fields of expertise...

Evan-Lee Courie 26 Aug 2020

#WomensMonth: Monalisa Sibongile Zwambila, 'It's about access to opportunity'
#WomensMonth: Monalisa Sibongile Zwambila, 'It's about access to opportunity'Article

As part of our Women's Month content feature and in the build-up to our panel discussion with some of this year's Gerety Awards all-female South African executive jury members, taking place in September, Jessica Tennant, senior editor: Marketing & Media at Bizcommunity interviews Riverbed's founder and CEO Monalisa Sibongile Zwambila...

Jessica Tennant 25 Aug 2020

4 critical skills women bring to the workplace
4 critical skills women bring to the workplaceArticle

Too often women are told that in order to be successful in the workplace, they need to emulate men. This couldn't be further from the truth...

Shaun Lamont 24 Aug 2020

Contactless signature solution for the courier industry launches in SA
Contactless signature solution for the courier industry launches in SAArticle

Social distancing is changing the way we do business and until we can 3D print all we need at home or the office, the delivery of goods still needs to be physically transported, delivered and accepted by the customer....

24 Aug 2020

Boris Dzhingarov
Shedding light on your company's dark dataArticle

We all know there are mountains after mountains of data out there - generating it is what our beloved Internet does, along with our smartphones and other connected devices...

Boris Dzhingarov, Issued by Monetary Library 18 Aug 2020

New claims and questions from City Press journalist
New claims and questions from City Press journalistArticle

The latest enquiries from the City Press journalist regrettably seeks once more to elevate anonymous emails beyond their merit...

Professor Ihron Rensburg, Issued by Vaal University of Technology 7 Aug 2020

Rebuilding the humanitarian ecosystem in South Africa
Rebuilding the humanitarian ecosystem in South AfricaArticle

When the dust settles, the humanitarian sector will need to take strategic steps to restore and strengthen its capacity to contribute effectively to a post-Covid world...

Reana Rossouw, Issued by Next Generation 7 Aug 2020

Mall Ads re-launches Mall TV for mass market audience
Mall Ads re-launches Mall TV for mass market audienceArticle

Mall Ads has re-launched Mall TV, with a renewed focus on targeting the mass market segment of the South African population...

Issued by Provantage Media Group 3 Aug 2020

5 questions to gauge level of governance and ensure business survival
5 questions to gauge level of governance and ensure business survivalArticle

Brian Mhlanga poses five vital questions that board members and the executive team need to ask themselves to ensure that the organisation gets the best possible chance at survival...

Brian Mhlanga 31 Jul 2020

How Covid-19 has impacted print media [news and social media analysis]
How Covid-19 has impacted print media [news and social media analysis]Article

Meltwater tracked and analysed news and social media to explore the impact that Covid-19 has had on the print media industry. The answer, the data seems to indicate, is not the end of print media, but rather, a 'new normal'...

Issued by Meltwater 23 Jul 2020

Post-Covid, there’s an opportunity to form lateral research partnerships driven by the needs of African communities. GettyImages
International research collaborations: how can we shift the power towards Africa?Article

The higher education sector globally has been disrupted by the Covid-19 pandemic. Academics have been discussing various aspects of the disruptions in a series of webinars organised by the University of Cape Town...

Salome Maswime, Kevin Marsh & Rifat Atun 20 Jul 2020

How to ensure a successful project during uncertain times
How to ensure a successful project during uncertain timesArticle

Some business projects when implemented are done with good intentions and there is a vision of how it is going to work...

17 Jul 2020

Feeling emotional about going back to work? You're not alone...
Feeling emotional about going back to work? You're not alone...Article

Going back to work amidst the Covid-19 pandemic is not a simple matter for most people, regardless of how keen they are to get back to routine. Almost four months have passed since the hard lockdown began. Many have not stepped into their workplace or seen their co-workers for over three months. Along with the seasons, a lot has changed...

15 Jul 2020

Why brands need high-quality broadcast ad monitoring in 2020 and beyond
Why brands need high-quality broadcast ad monitoring in 2020 and beyondArticle

Meltwater will now provide print and broadcast content, monitoring and tracking to the African market. This now allows Meltwater to provide a complete 360° solution that covers 1,150 print and 70 broadcast sources in Southern Africa...

Issued by Meltwater 15 Jul 2020

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Location intelligence - improving efficiencies for the logistics sector as lockdown eases upArticle

As lockdown restrictions ease slightly in South Africa and some economic activities resume, the logistics and transport sector is likely to become a centre point of the "new normal: as consumers increasingly shift to remote shopping...

Gary Allemann 15 Jul 2020

5 ways to prioritise your team's well-being during Covid-19
5 ways to prioritise your team's well-being during Covid-19Article

There are thousands of global businesses, explains Jellyfish SA MD Charmaine Kelly, but at Jellyfish we believe we're one that's closely connected to every person, in every department, in every city, wherever they may be, around the world...

Issued by Jellyfish South Africa 15 Jul 2020

Are you ready for digital enablement?
Are you ready for digital enablement?Article

Defining digital enablement for the public sector and the value it delivers over the long and the short term is crucial...

13 Jul 2020

Akinwumi Adesina leads a bank that has the USA as its second largest shareholder. CGIAR/Wikimedia Commons, CC BY-NC-SA
Independence is at the heart of the African Development Bank's ability to be effectiveArticle

Independence is a cardinal pillar for organisations that are set up to deliver a public good. Their success depends on it...

Kalu Ojah 13 Jul 2020

Shilpa Mehta of EO talks Covid-19, women entrepreneurship and GBV
Shilpa Mehta of EO talks Covid-19, women entrepreneurship and GBVArticle

"Women shouldn't shy away from leadership, especially during tough economic times such as these," says Shilpa Mehta, the newly elected first female president of The Entrepreneurs' Organisation Durban Chapter (EO)...

Evan-Lee Courie 10 Jul 2020

Business continuity plans to secure the future of SMMEs
Business continuity plans to secure the future of SMMEsArticle

Managing and growing a business is no easy feat, this task becomes even more difficult when you factor in recessions, economic downgrades and pandemics...

Arnoux Maré 10 Jul 2020

Dr Nombasa Tsengwa, executive head of coal operations, Exxaro.
Covid-19's positive legacy to miningArticle

The mining sector relies on stability and predictability to remain operational and productive. The current global predicament is something that no-one would've been able to predict until it was too late...

Nombasa Tsengwa 9 Jul 2020

South Africa can’t afford new nuclear infrastructure with state funds in these times of budget shortfalls and ballooning debt. GettyImages
Interpreting the South African government's mixed messages on nuclear powerArticle

On 14 June the South African Ministry of Mineral Resources and Energy issued a controversial statement initiating a process that could lead to the construction of new nuclear power station...

Hartmut Winkler 2 Jul 2020

A battle of attrition
A battle of attritionArticle

Every day, the incessant, belligerent and focused cyber crime syndicates endeavour to wear you down to the point of collapse by peppering your systems and network with assaults...

Issued by Axiz 26 Jun 2020

'A food safety crisis now would bring SA's medical sector to its knees'
'A food safety crisis now would bring SA's medical sector to its knees'Article

One of South Africa's top food safety experts has warned that the country cannot afford another food-borne outbreak like the listeriosis one of 2017...

22 Jun 2020

How BusinessTech became South Africa's largest business publication
How BusinessTech became South Africa's largest business publicationArticle

BusinessTech is the largest business news website in the country, and is read by eight million South Africans every month...

Issued by BusinessTech 19 Jun 2020

Harnessing data insights to boost student success
Harnessing data insights to boost student successArticle

There is an increasing trend towards leveraging data-driven insights into student behaviour to enhance attainment, retention and student well-being...

Robert Speed 19 Jun 2020

Top 4 benefits of Industry 4.0
Top 4 benefits of Industry 4.0Article

In the pre-Covid-19 world, Industry 4.0 was driving automation and data exchange trends in manufacturing technologies and processes at an exponential rate. Now, Industry 4.0 has been accelerated even more...

18 Jun 2020

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Value of printed advertising inserts to drive retail sales reaffirmedArticle

The value of printed advertising inserts to drive retail sales has been reaffirmed, just as consumers are again able to shop for (almost) anything...

15 Jun 2020

Lagos state officials disinfecting roads in the state. Shutterstock
Coronavirus: what Nigeria can do post lockdownArticle

The World Health Organisation has warned that Covid-19 infection rates are likely to remain for a long time. There is therefore a need for countries to plan one step ahead of the epidemic curve...

Doyin Ogunyemi 3 Jun 2020

Retail risk in Covid and post-Covid times - scoring an own goal [Part 1]
Retail risk in Covid and post-Covid times - scoring an own goal [Part 1]Article

Ben Jansen van Rensburg elaborates on what the real issues are for retailers during the pandemic...

Ben Jansen van Rensburg 1 Jun 2020

#LockdownAdvice: Make time to think
#LockdownAdvice: Make time to thinkArticle

In her authoritative book, Time to Think, author Nancy Kline talks about the importance of creating time to think...

Allon Raiz 29 May 2020

How 4IR is changing the teaching and practice of HR
How 4IR is changing the teaching and practice of HRArticle

According to Ashley Motene, industrial psychologist and management and leadership programme developer at Sacap, SA educational institutions face the challenge of not just striving to fill the current skills shortages highlighted by the National Skills Development Plan 2030 and the SABPP People Factor Strategy but to also address the further competence needs to be highlighted by 4IR in the global context...

Issued by SACAP 29 May 2020

6DOT50 launches Digital Rands to pay for essential goods
6DOT50 launches Digital Rands to pay for essential goodsArticle

6DOT50 is stepping in with a new way to pay for essential goods, as Covid-19 takes its toll on the South African economy...

Evan-Lee Courie 26 May 2020

Governance is the most powerful tool for optimising IT costs
Governance is the most powerful tool for optimising IT costsArticle

South African companies are increasingly looking to reduce costs in the wake of the Covid-19 pandemic, with Information Technology (IT) amongst the areas being targeted in their cost-cutting drives...

22 May 2020

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Who decides whether surgery is necessary in a pandemic?Article

It is only within the individual doctor-patient interaction that such an assessment can be made...

Philip Matley 19 May 2020

Tertius Carstens named CEO for PepsiCo sub-Saharan Africa
Tertius Carstens named CEO for PepsiCo sub-Saharan AfricaArticle

Tertius Carstens, the current CEO of Pioneer Foods, has been appointed CEO of PepsiCo sub-Saharan Africa with immediate effect...

19 May 2020

#LockdownAdvice: A framework for hard decisions
#LockdownAdvice: A framework for hard decisionsArticle

The scale of the national Covid-19 lockdown is unprecedented in living memory and entrepreneurs need to be making the right decisions...

Allon Raiz 18 May 2020

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