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What we learned building a digital sales expert for a major bank
What we learned building a digital sales expert for a major bankArticle

Few industries have been as radically transformed by technology over the past few years as banking...

Ryan Falkenberg 15 Sep 2020

Ukheshe launches prepaid payments programme in SA
Ukheshe launches prepaid payments programme in SAArticle

Through an extended partnership with Mastercard and Nedbank, Ukheshe Technologies has launched its Third-Party Processing Services (TPP) in South Africa...

19 Aug 2020

How can local banks harness fintech innovation in a global crisis?
How can local banks harness fintech innovation in a global crisis?Article

As local businesses of all sizes face the severe economic shock of the coronavirus pandemic, financial services providers are searching for ways to support businesses and consumers adequately at this time...

Leon Mwandiringa 13 Aug 2020

The rise of digital banking
The rise of digital bankingArticle

As AI and IoT become a part of our lives e-banking is gaining traction and with that comes an influx of different offerings some good and some bad.

John Lombela 4 Aug 2020

Absa Life launches a bot that helps both customers and employees
Absa Life launches a bot that helps both customers and employeesArticle

With the help of a WhatsApp chatbot, Absa Life funeral policyholders can now access basic policy information at any time of the day or night...

Issued by Praekelt 1 Jul 2020

Emmanuel DeGroote, regional head of compliance, Africa and Middle East for Standard Chartered
A robust fintech regulatory framework is crucial to Africa's financial prospectsArticle

Over the last decade, Africa has witnessed a sweeping transformation in the financial sector. Millions of formerly unbanked Africans today use banking facilities with the touch of their fingers through mobile applications...

Emmanuel DeGroote 17 Jun 2020

#YouthMonth: Ukheshe helping empower SA's youth through financial freedom
#YouthMonth: Ukheshe helping empower SA's youth through financial freedomArticle

We chatted to Clayton Hayward, co-founder and MD of UKheshe, to find out more about the Ukheshe platform, what some of the barriers are for financial inclusion among SA's youth...

Sindy Peters 4 Jun 2020

Consumer perceptions of digital payment methods: South Africa
Consumer perceptions of digital payment methods: South AfricaArticle

As digitisation makes its way into Africa across sectors and industries, digital payment methods are being offered as safe and convenient alternatives to traditional options...

Issued by Borderless Access 19 May 2020

Covid-19 - business disruptor or change agent?
Covid-19 - business disruptor or change agent?Article

As South Africa enters another week of the national lockdown the world and business as we know it, is changing dramatically...

8 May 2020

Solutions for landlords and tenants impacted by lockdown
Solutions for landlords and tenants impacted by lockdownArticle

If you are in the situation where your income is threatening your ability to pay rent, you must take action now, rather than later...

Issued by Private Property South Africa 31 Mar 2020

Why consumers are leaving traditional banks behind
Why consumers are leaving traditional banks behindArticle

Last year, AP News reported that financial services technology company FIS discovered direct-to-consumer banks had overtaken traditional banks and credit unions in customer satisfaction. Since then, the trend has only grown stronger...

Craig LeBrau, Issued by LeBrau Press 23 Mar 2020

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Banking sector needs to strike balance between digital and traditional channelsArticle

The relentless drive towards digital banking is making banks 'invisible', leaving customers looking for more value, human engagement and diversity of transactional channels...

18 Mar 2020

#BlockchainAfrica: The state of the crypto-economy in Africa
#BlockchainAfrica: The state of the crypto-economy in AfricaArticle

While many parts of the developed world are fixated on speculative activity in the crypto-economy, people in Africa are teaching us about the true use cases of bitcoin...

Evan-Lee Courie 5 Mar 2020

2020 Digital Banking Conference - Register now
2020 Digital Banking Conference - Register nowArticle

BusinessTech will host the 2020 Digital Banking Conference on 5 March at The Venue in Melrose Arch...

Issued by BusinessTech 26 Feb 2020

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The digital economy is becoming ordinary. Best we understand itArticle

The digital economy will, soon, become the ordinary economy as the uptake - and application - of digital technologies in every sector in the world grows...

27 Jan 2020

Peter Harvey
The future of payments in SA and Africa will be based on pragmatismArticle

African merchants should support payment methods that suit their customers, rather than following global trends just for the sake of it...

Peter Harvey 21 Jan 2020

Ruellyn Willemse-Snyman
#BizTrends2020: What to expect from SA's banking sector towards 2035Article

The South African banking industry landscape will look vastly different towards 2035, characterised by digital banking solutions unimaginable today due to the continued influence of key factors and trends in future...

Ruellyn Willemse-Snyman 7 Jan 2020

Cyber insecurity is a threat to Africa’s digital economy. Riccardo Mayer/Shutterstock
What's been done to fight cybercrime in East AfricaArticle

East Africa attracts millions of tourists every year. Over the past 10 years, its earnings from tourism have doubled. Compared to the rest of Africa, the region is experiencing healthy economic growth. This makes it a promising investment destination...

Mercy Muendo 3 Dec 2019

Jigyasa Singh
What South Africans are looking for in financial servicesArticle

The three top elements that South Africans want from their financial and banking service providers are value-added advice and terms, a blend of digital and physical services, as well as enhanced ecosystems...

26 Nov 2019

What SA's FMCG space can learn from Kenya
What SA's FMCG space can learn from KenyaArticle

The simplest way of optimising route to market is through pre-sales, which then creates a predictable order and allows for the best delivery routes to be calculated...

Andrew Dawson 25 Nov 2019

Analytics firm opens AI portfolio to fight next-generation fraud and financial crime
Analytics firm opens AI portfolio to fight next-generation fraud and financial crimeArticle

FICO Falcon X delivers groundbreaking AI and machine learning technology aimed at preventing new forms of fraud and financial crime that are enabled by the rapid adoption of real-time payments...

Issued by Britespark Communications 16 Oct 2019

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Bridging the gap between legacy hardware and a digital eraArticle

In the past, the traditional banking model followed a bricks and mortar approach with physical branches and tellers for personnel to serve customers...

1 Oct 2019

Banking strike: No proper procedure, no protected strike
Banking strike: No proper procedure, no protected strikeArticle

The right to strike is enshrined in our Constitution and is fiercely protected by trade unions. However, the right to strike is limited in certain circumstances and specific procedures need to be followed...

26 Sep 2019

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WhatsApp revolutionising business communicationArticle

Businesses in Africa can't ignore WhatsApp as a potential connection point to customers to revolutionise their user experience...

25 Sep 2019

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Hello Paisa consumers can now transact on WhatsAppArticle

Hello Paisa recently introduced banking features for its consumers on WhatsApp...

25 Sep 2019

Michael Jordaan. Photo: Stellenbosch University
A conversation with Michael JordaanArticle

You just have to track Michael Jordaan's various projects to see he has never shied from the exploiting the potential of technology, particularly in the financial space...

Nicci Botha 16 Sep 2019

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Partnerships are key to the future of inclusive payments in SAArticle

The private and public sectors must collaborate to reduce the reliance on cash and encourage the use of digital payment methods and financial services to achieve more inclusive and sustainable economic growth...

5 Sep 2019

Why biometric technology is key to digital transformation for SA banks
Why biometric technology is key to digital transformation for SA banksArticle

As South Africa's banking sector embarks upon digital transformation and the shift to branchless banking, cybersecurity and fraud prevention will have to be top of mind...

Lance Fanaroff 5 Sep 2019

Dr Jacques Ludik
4 ways automation is revolutionising financial servicesArticle

Machine learning and artificial intelligence (AI) offer advances that promise to make banking safer, more efficient and more personal for the customer...

3 Sep 2019

Stay safe from cybercrime with what's left of 2019
Stay safe from cybercrime with what's left of 2019Article

Data breaches and cyberattacks are undeniably on the rise as hackers become increasingly sophisticated...

Simon McCullough 30 Aug 2019

Accelerating a bank's digital journey
Accelerating a bank's digital journeyArticle

Instead of examining the advantages and disadvantages of digital banking versus traditional banking, it should rather be accepted that digitisation is the direction in which all banks need to move...

Steve Lauter 26 Aug 2019

Why company culture trumps tech
Why company culture trumps techArticle

Technology has enabled organisations to deliver more innovative solutions in the workplace to provide for a more compelling environment. This, however, should not happen to the detriment of the company culture...

26 Jul 2019

How digitalisation is changing the job market - Is South Africa prepared?
How digitalisation is changing the job market - Is South Africa prepared?Article

As the digital era advances, changes in the job market are inevitable. In retail for example, as more companies go online to trade there are fewer physical retail outlets and therefore, a dwindling requirement for human beings to man physical stores...

Desere Orrill, Issued by Ole!Connect 12 Jul 2019

Embedding a culture of design thinking
Embedding a culture of design thinkingArticle

There is little doubt that technology has fundamentally shifted enterprise goalposts and redrawn the lines that once were the parameters of the business...

3 Jul 2019

How technology is changing the banking industry
How technology is changing the banking industryArticle

Technology has changed - and is still changing - many industries, but none more so than financial services...

27 Jun 2019

Siteisfaction 2019 survey: FNB and Capitec tied as best digital bank
Siteisfaction 2019 survey: FNB and Capitec tied as best digital bankArticle

Columinate | Insites Consulting has revealed the results of its eighth annual Siteisfaction survey, an annual measure of customer satisfaction with digital banking services in South Africa...

25 Jun 2019

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Open banking puts customers in chargeArticle

Could open banking usher in a new era of convenience, access and service differentiation? It's a tantalising possibility, but not one without potential security pitfalls which must be closely managed and mitigated...

Yogesh Mathur 29 May 2019

Digital banking entrants wary of losing the human connection
Digital banking entrants wary of losing the human connectionArticle

In their drive to be digitally relevant and hold market share, both traditional and digital banks risk losing customers through the resultant reduced human interaction...

Bardien Pienaar 28 May 2019

Protect yourself against fraudsters
Protect yourself against fraudstersArticle

Online fraud is growing at an alarming rate...

1 Mar 2019

Youth prefers digital banking
Youth prefers digital bankingArticle

Young people opt for digital modes of banking primarily because of convenience, however an undisputed contributing factor is that digital platforms are part of their always-on connected lifestyles...

26 Feb 2019

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#OrchidsandOnions - Toyota pushes the right 'hipster' buttonsArticle

And stop lying to your customers, FNB. If you don't, you'll keep getting Onions from me. And maybe I'll join my wife at Nedbank...

Brendan Seery 25 Feb 2019

BusinessTech Digital Banking Conference a great success
BusinessTech Digital Banking Conference a great successArticle

The 2019 BusinessTech Digital Banking Conference took place on 13 February at The Venue in Melrose Arch, and was a great success with excellent speakers and a packed audience...

Issued by MyBroadband 22 Feb 2019

A decade down the line. Banking evolution accelerates in 2019
A decade down the line. Banking evolution accelerates in 2019Article

Ten years after the global banking crisis, 2019 looks like it could be a year of tipping points in the evolution of the industry globally...

21 Feb 2019

BusinessTech appoints new deputy editor
BusinessTech appoints new deputy editorArticle

BusinessTech has announced the promotion of Quinton Bronkhorst to the position of deputy editor, where he will be responsible for editorial guidance and growing the publication...

Issued by MyBroadband 30 Jan 2019

#BizTrends2019: 2019, a definitive year in FMCG
#BizTrends2019: 2019, a definitive year in FMCGArticle

IRI's Marylee Townshend predicts 7 trends that will influence the future of FMCG...

Marylee Townshend 29 Jan 2019

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Brand Finance releases report for the world's most valuable brands in 2019Article

Italian supercar manufacturer, Ferrari, has reclaimed the title of the world's strongest brand, having last held it in 2014, according to the latest report by Brand Finance...

21 Jan 2019

Top CIO, IT Personality for 2018 named
Top CIO, IT Personality for 2018 namedArticle

Etion's Teddy Daka and Absa's Jacques Barkhuizen have been named SA's IT Personality and Visionary CIO of the Year at the SA IT industry's top annual awards...

3 Dec 2018

Finalists named in IITPSA President's Awards 2018
Finalists named in IITPSA President's Awards 2018Article

The Institute of Information Technology Professionals SA (IITPSA) has named the finalists for the 2018 President's Awards...

25 Oct 2018

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