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Public-private partnerships hold the key to future development
Public-private partnerships hold the key to future developmentArticle

For Africa to not just survive the current pandemic, but to thrive, investment into digital infrastructure is inevitable...

Ryno Rijnsburger 12 hours ago

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Post-millennium viewership and instant culture in broadcasting - adapting to the demands of Gen-Z consumersArticle

Roman Magis, principal director: Video, Advertising and Content for Accenture in Africa, explores how post-millennium viewership and instant culture in broadcasting presents a unique opportunity for content creators in South Africa...

Roman Magis 16 Sep 2020

You've adopted new technologies, but are you digitally mature?
You've adopted new technologies, but are you digitally mature?Article

When we look back on 2020, we'll remember it as the year everything changed. Customer communication is no exception...

Mia Papanicolaou 14 Sep 2020

Accelerating Africa's digital future
Accelerating Africa's digital futureArticle

As a continent with very high potential for growing economies, how can African countries accelerate their digital adoption and leapfrog into a new era of socio-economic prosperity?

Fadi Pharaon 31 Aug 2020

Investing in digital infrastructure can make the difference to Africa's economic recovery
Investing in digital infrastructure can make the difference to Africa's economic recoveryArticle

Africa faces many challenges on its path to becoming a global economic competitor. The impact of the Covid-19 pandemic on Africa's development can either be a massive barrier to advancement - or, the spark that lights the fire...

Amrote Abdella 27 Aug 2020

Franchises work to weather fallout of Covid-19
Franchises work to weather fallout of Covid-19Article

Fasa reports that many of its members are re-strategising and reshaping their businesses to incorporate smaller stores, 'dark kitchens' and online trading...

20 Jul 2020

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How a global pandemic could strengthen agribusiness in AfricaArticle

As supply chains around the world are disrupted and the demand for certain types of food drops in the wake of the Covid-19 outbreak, questions have begun to emerge about Africa and its ability to ensure food security for its citizens...

Louis van Ravesteyn 8 Jul 2020

#GoogleforSouthAfrica
#GoogleforSouthAfricaArticle

When Google South Africa hatched a plan to give people in disadvantaged areas access to free internet hotspots, Calvin Van Rensburg, head of programmatic trading at Amnet South Africa, and Nivasha Pillay, digital account director at Vizeum, combined their talents to make it happen...

Issued by Dentsu Aegis Network 9 Jun 2020

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Brands need to reposition as customers form new, more digital habitsArticle

Doing things differently in this crisis means doing things digitally...

Grant Lapping 28 May 2020

Lighter side of industrial property showing returns
Lighter side of industrial property showing returnsArticle

Many businesses operating in South Africa are cautiously optimistic for what is in store for the remainder of this year...

Johan Piekaar 20 May 2020

How code is improving food security
How code is improving food securityArticle

The evolution of civilisation runs hand-in-glove with the earliest forays by our ancestors into agriculture. Simultaneously, the unfolding of early forms of agriculture brought primitive technology into people's lives...

7 May 2020

Is this the best time ever to build brand love?
Is this the best time ever to build brand love?Article

One thing that has stood out, since the first reported case of Covid-19 in South Africa, is the clear distinction between brands that care about people and the brands that care only about short-term profits...

Jaco Lintvelt, Issued by Dentsu Aegis Network 5 May 2020

Learning in a time of educational revolution
Learning in a time of educational revolutionArticle

Glenn Du Toit, general manager and head of consumer business at Acer Africa explores key considerations to product development in education...

Glenn du Toit 8 Apr 2020

The path to digital revolution for businesses in SA
The path to digital revolution for businesses in SAArticle

Adopting and adapting to digital is more important now than ever before...

Evan-Lee Courie 9 Mar 2020

HP empowers women and entrepreneurs in Africa
HP empowers women and entrepreneurs in AfricaArticle

Elisabeth Moreno, vice president and managing director of HP Africa, elaborates on HP's efforts in cultivating entrepreneurship and women empowerment through technology...

Imran Salie 13 Feb 2020

SA needs a clear rational approach to tech investing
SA needs a clear rational approach to tech investingArticle

A chronic ICT skills shortage, poor macro-economic conditions, and tightening corporate budgets are all contributing to a tough operating environment for South African startups...

3 Feb 2020

Digitisation and data key to transforming construction industry
Digitisation and data key to transforming construction industryArticle

The construction sector is one of the least digitised industries in South Africa and globally. While this is largely attributed to the complexity of the industry, the power of data can no longer be ignored...

Andrew Skudder 20 Jan 2020

What does the future of technology look like for South Africa's SMEs?
What does the future of technology look like for South Africa's SMEs?Article

Over the past decade, technology has radically changed the way businesses operate...

Colin Timmis 17 Jan 2020

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#BizTrends2020: 2020 - Africa's year for digital disruptionArticle

A number of macro trends are delivering unhindered economic progress on the African continent, driving momentum and positioning Africa as a significant component of the world market...

Geoffrey White 14 Jan 2020

#BizTrends2020: Is the digital revolution in a plateau?
#BizTrends2020: Is the digital revolution in a plateau?Article

Have we said all we can say about the digitisation of business?

Yaron Assabi 10 Jan 2020

#AfricaCom: Smartphone costs the biggest barrier to a digitally inclusive Africa
#AfricaCom: Smartphone costs the biggest barrier to a digitally inclusive AfricaArticle

The next technological evolution is advancing at an exponential rate and by leaving out some on this journey, we allow the current societal divides and inequalities to deepen...

Sindy Peters 15 Nov 2019

ICT Skills Survey shows that 4IR is still waiting in the wings
ICT Skills Survey shows that 4IR is still waiting in the wingsArticle

A survey of skills trends in the South African ICT sector has been released...

9 Oct 2019

Building a connected, intelligent world
Building a connected, intelligent worldArticle

ICTs are having a massive impact on the world, and profoundly affecting individuals and organisations alike...

9 Sep 2019

Cisco invests R140 million into SA digital future
Cisco invests R140 million into SA digital futureArticle

Minister of the Department of Communications and Digital Technologies, Stella Ndabeni-Abrahams and Clayton Naidoo, general manager for Sub-Saharan Africa at Cisco, signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) outlining key areas of cooperation for South Africa's digital future...

5 Sep 2019

The next-generation technologies shaping the manufacturing sector
The next-generation technologies shaping the manufacturing sectorArticle

In recent years, digital transformation has been responsible for driving significant change in the industrial world...

Ronald Ravel 27 Mar 2019

SA among the global trailblazers for digital businesses
SA among the global trailblazers for digital businessesArticle

South Africa ranks among the top 10 regions leading digital business maturity...

22 Feb 2019

Boost sales with omnichannel retail in 3 simple steps
Boost sales with omnichannel retail in 3 simple stepsArticle

It's no secret that local retailers are having a torrid time. The economy remains in the doldrums with investors and consumers spooked by debilitating load shedding, ongoing job cuts...

Gareth Hawkey 22 Feb 2019

Vukani Mngxati, chief executive officer for Accenture Africa.
Accelerating Africa's economy through digital transformationArticle

The 'digitisation of everything' trend is evolving at pace and Africa cannot afford to play catch-up...

Vukani Mngxati 19 Feb 2019

Companies now want to see digital action
Companies now want to see digital actionArticle

South Africa is absolutely becoming a digitally maturing market. We can no longer talk about just early adopters or the few taking the lead in the digital revolution...

Brad Pulford 22 Jan 2019

Unlocking African abundance through digital technologies
Unlocking African abundance through digital technologiesArticle

As new ideas, digital technologies and business models penetrate the marketplace in Africa, the ability to disrupt is becoming more and more of a necessity...

Ntombi Mhangwani 14 Nov 2018

Customer expectations outpace brand experiences
Customer expectations outpace brand experiencesArticle

Acceleration of digitisation raises the bar for companies to innovate - or be left behind...

Hans Zachar 13 Nov 2018

Datacentrix talks digital adoption in agriculture
Datacentrix talks digital adoption in agricultureArticle

Datacentrix recently focused on the topic of digital adoption within the local agriculture sector, at its second annual Agri Indaba...

5 Nov 2018

Hans Zachar, managing director: technology strategy, Accenture Africa.
How African enterprises chart growth in the digital ageArticle

African businesses must ensure they stay a step ahead to survive and thrive by finding intelligent solutions which totally re-imagine customer experiences...

Hans Zachar 9 Oct 2018

Tigo launches 4G+ Network in Tanzania
Tigo launches 4G+ Network in TanzaniaArticle

Tigo launches 4G+ Network in Tanzania, offering customers the best and most reliable digital experience at no additional cost...

19 Sep 2018

Nathen Pillay, sales director for applications at Oracle South Africa
Where is the bank employee in the digital experience?Article

Banks are already shaping what their future will look like in a world of digital disruption, by evolving as the technology becomes more readily available to end users...

Nathen Pillay 17 May 2018

Importance of digital skills training for your organisation
Importance of digital skills training for your organisationArticle

Digital is fast-changing how consumers interact with brands. We, as consumers, are more empowered than ever before by search engines and social media...

Senzo Dhlomo 30 Apr 2018

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Homechoice to step up its digital sales platformArticle

Listed household goods retailer and financial services group Homechoice is gearing up to improve its digital offering to further enhance sales...

12 Mar 2018

Digital revolution holds bright promises for Africa
Digital revolution holds bright promises for AfricaArticle

Turning a digital divide into dividends will require effort in Africa, but the rewards are great...

Eleni Mourdoukoutas 13 Feb 2018

Industry X.0 - Digital reinvention to reignite industrial growth in South Africa
Industry X.0 - Digital reinvention to reignite industrial growth in South AfricaArticle

New transformative digital technologies hold substantial promise for South African companies and the economy...

Issued by Gordon Institute of Business Science 8 Nov 2017

Contactless payments forecast to exceed $1tn by 2019
Contactless payments forecast to exceed $1tn by 2019Article

The global value of contactless transactions made via payment cards, mobile and wearables, will reach $1.3 trillion by 2019...

15 May 2017

A real page-turner needs physical pages
A real page-turner needs physical pagesArticle

According to research by Good e-Reader, e-book sales dipped by 20% in the first half of 2016. We have also seen industry giant, Amazon, expanding its book-selling empire with the very thing that it once tried to destroy: bookstores...

23 Dec 2016

Connectivity is key to building a progressive nation
Connectivity is key to building a progressive nationArticle

The discussion around connectivity in South Africa has to evolve. It's no longer just about infrastructure and the advantages broadband delivers...

Eckart Zollner 6 Oct 2016

Fact check: What would a world without credible news mean for brands?
Fact check: What would a world without credible news mean for brands?Article

Today, we live in a world once only imagined in science fiction. Conversations, pictures and video flow around the globe almost instantly from anyone wishing to share to anyone willing to receive...

Ross Sergeant 5 Sep 2016

Tim Bishop, Director at Deloitte Digital.
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Grocery retailing: The digital onslaughtArticle

Grocery and other retailers in South Africa are still dramatically underestimating the impact that the onslaught of digital is having on the industry...

3 Jun 2016

Effective Measure expands into Africa
Effective Measure expands into AfricaArticle

Effective Measure has expanded its coverage of the African media market...

9 May 2016

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[Bookmarks 2016] Digital proof's in the technical PPC pie for TMIArticle

TMI usually stands for 'too much information'. But for The Media Image, the digital agency for which TMI is an acronym, the quantity and quality of info they shared proved just right at the recent IAB Bookmarks Awards...

Leigh Andrews 4 Apr 2016

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$1.5tr growth opportunity at risk as digital collaboration failsArticle

According to new research by Accenture, $1.5tr growth opportunity, or 2.2% of global GDP, is at risk, as large and small businesses are failing to use digital collaboration to innovate together...

9 Oct 2015

Diving over the Digital Edge: Luvuyo Mandela, Nick Terry, Mel Attree, Jason Xenopoulos & Thulani Sibeko
Diving over the Digital Edge: Luvuyo Mandela, Nick Terry, Mel Attree, Jason Xenopoulos & Thulani SibekoArticle

This year's Digital Edge speaker line-up is impressive. We spoke to five of this year's speakers, each inspiring in their own way...

Leigh Andrews 2 Sep 2015

Innovation and social consciousness explored at Nedbank Digital Edge Live
Innovation and social consciousness explored at Nedbank Digital Edge LiveArticle

One of the main messages in the Nedbank Digital Edge Live event, was that we are privileged to be in Africa now. However, it's no longer acceptable for companies to separate doing good from being profitable...

2 Oct 2014

Student scholarship tickets available for Tech4Africa
Student scholarship tickets available for Tech4AfricaArticle

Tech4Africa, reportedly the first web, mobile and emerging technology conference of its kind in Africa, runs 12-13 August 2010 at The Forum in Bryanston, Johannesburg, and will bring global perspective to the African context. Old Mutual is offering 17 complimentary scholarship tickets to the conference to students studying in information technology, web, mobile, technology or digital fields.

28 Jun 2010

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