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Harkrishan Singh, director of application development, AlphaCodes
The new reality for financial servicesArticle

Now more than ever, the customer is king, and financial services organisations need to be able to cater to changing demand...

Harkrishan Singh 21 Apr 2021

Medical doctors are making the transition to virtual medicine and digitise their practices
Medical doctors are making the transition to virtual medicine and digitise their practicesArticle

Developed and presented by Henley Business School Africa, the unique six-week course is designed to help medical doctors especially transition to virtual medicine and digitise their practices in the process...

Issued by Henley Business School 20 Apr 2021

New e-commerce platform makes it easier for business owners to buy the right tech solutions
New e-commerce platform makes it easier for business owners to buy the right tech solutionsArticle

SME South Africa has launched an e-commerce platform to help business owners purchase the tech tools and business solutions they need to grow their businesses...

Issued by 356 Oak Holdings 14 Apr 2021

#BehindtheBrandManager: Sonja Jansen van Rensburg, chief communications officer, Zutari
#BehindtheBrandManager: Sonja Jansen van Rensburg, chief communications officer, ZutariArticle

In October 2019, the owners of Aurecon Africa decided to demerge from the global Aurecon business and set course for a purely African business focus...

Sindy Peters 14 Apr 2021

Greg Gatherer, account manager, Liferay Africa
5 reasons financial services must go digital firstArticle

Although the topic of digital transformation has been discussed extensively over the past year, the fact is that it is a critical one that has a significant impact on almost all industries...

Greg Gatherer 14 Apr 2021

Polihali Western Access Roads project in Lesotho
Innovative thinking needed to kickstart infrastructure developmentArticle

President Cyril Ramaphosa stated that the R100bn Infrastructure Fund, aimed at revitalising South Africa's battered economy, will blend resources from the fiscus with financing from the private sector and development institutions...

31 Mar 2021

Workers at India’s biggest syringe manufacturer ramp up production in September 2020 in race to meet Covid-19 vaccine-driven demand. Photo by SAJJAD HUSSAIN/AFP via Getty Images
Why India is banking on health diplomacy to grow African footprintArticle

India has stepped up its global ambitions and foreign policy re-engagement with African countries in recent years. Its bilateral trade increased from $7.bn in 2001 to $63bn in 2017/18...

Dan Banik & Renu Modik 26 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

Best digital marketing technology to embrace
Best digital marketing technology to embraceArticle

A lot of advancements that have been experienced in the business world since the start of the 21st century can be attributed to the advent of new technologies...

Craig Lebrau, Issued by Lebrau Press 11 Mar 2021

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Ignorance is bliss - but not for patent infringementArticle

Spoor & Fisher's Yogani Reddy notes that in a digital society, being ignorant can land one in deep water, especially in the context of patent infringement...

Yogani Reddy 10 Mar 2021

University of Pretoria partners with France-South Africa Cross-Acceleration Programme
University of Pretoria partners with France-South Africa Cross-Acceleration ProgrammeArticle

TuksNovation at the University of Pretoria (UP) has partnered with the Institut Mines-Télécom (IMT) and their business incubators in a Cross-Acceleration Exchange Programme...

1 Mar 2021

Data insights: Platforms - value in content mapping and viewing
Data insights: Platforms - value in content mapping and viewingArticle

As media strategists, we need to analyse people's content preferences and media consumption behaviour in order to discern their content priorities...

Issued by Ebony+Ivory 26 Feb 2021

Mike McCarthy on the future of CNN, Trump, social media and fake news
Mike McCarthy on the future of CNN, Trump, social media and fake newsArticle

Mike McCarthy, executive vice president and general manager of CNN International, shares insights on the future of CNN, Trump, social media and fake news...

23 Feb 2021

How SMEs can be leaner and more profitable in 2021
How SMEs can be leaner and more profitable in 2021Article

As 2021 gets into full swing, business owners are doing whatever they can to make this year's profit line tracks upwards...

Anton Oosthuizen 11 Jan 2021

#BizTrends2021: A bright horizon for South Africa's energy landscape
#BizTrends2021: A bright horizon for South Africa's energy landscapeArticle

The recent history of South Africa's energy landscape has not been great. With poorly maintained infrastructure, delayed construction of new capacity, illegal connections and cable theft; news headlines on the topic of SA's electricity are rarely good...

Barry Bredenkamp 7 Jan 2021

#BizTrends2021: The engineering workforce of the future will be digitally inclined
#BizTrends2021: The engineering workforce of the future will be digitally inclinedArticle

Over time, we have seen that much of the problem-solving, analysis and synthesis and heavy mathematical lifting is now done by computers. Gone are the days where engineers are seen pouring over drawing boards...

Selvan Murugan 6 Jan 2021

Sizwe Dlamini
How is your brand story evolving in the digital realm?Article

For many years, companies have been collecting data for digital marketing. However, as digital technology evolves and grows at a colossal rate, data analytics too have had to adjust to innovate the brand marketing approach that is being embraced...

Sizwe Dlamini 23 Dec 2020

Is it time for matric exams to go digital?
Is it time for matric exams to go digital?Article

The Covid-19 pandemic has already put traditional ways of assessing learners to the test, but so has the leaking of two of the 2020 Grade 12 papers...

Prof Rita Niemann 21 Dec 2020

Nigerian startups make ag-tech accessible to small local farmers
Nigerian startups make ag-tech accessible to small local farmersArticle

Digital technologies are indispensable in modern agriculture. Yet farmers themselves sometimes lack confidence in adopting particular tools before they're sure of the benefits...

17 Dec 2020

What does a post-Covid future hold for the MICE industry?
What does a post-Covid future hold for the MICE industry?Article

Tim Cordon, senior area vice president, Middle East & Africa, Radisson Hotel Group outlines some of the key factors that will give MICE operators an edge once the world begins emerging from the Covid-19 reality...

17 Dec 2020

Automation and data-driven decision-making to power retail in 2021
Automation and data-driven decision-making to power retail in 2021Article

Retailers' interest in innovative technologies, solutions and new operating models continues to grow...

17 Dec 2020

2021 will challenge ICT to speed up the digital transformation journey
2021 will challenge ICT to speed up the digital transformation journeyArticle

There has never been a better time for ICT resellers to reinvent themselves as services businesses. Those that get it right will be positioned to grow faster than the market in 2021...

Gary Pickford 10 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

For local SMEs to thrive #DataMustFall
For local SMEs to thrive #DataMustFallArticle

South Africa still has some of the most expensive mobile data rates on the continent. In fact, from lowest to highest data tariffs, Research ICT Africa's Retail African Mobile Pricing (RAMP) Index ranked South Africa 33rd out of 46 African countries this year...

1 Dec 2020

2020 Smarties Awards announces judges
2020 Smarties Awards announces judgesArticle

The countdown to the 2020 Smarties Awards has begun with the judges undertaking their final rounds of assessments to announce the winners on 9 December 2020...

27 Nov 2020

Chanda Nxumalo, director, Harmattan Renewables
The role of blockchain in Africa's energy transitionArticle

Blockchain is expected to play an essential role as African countries transition towards a distributed, digitised, and decentralised power system...

19 Nov 2020

TEDx initiative powered by new partnership with Digitlab
TEDx initiative powered by new partnership with DigitlabArticle

A TEDx initiative, Countdown, has gained worldwide support in raising awareness and conversation levels around the topic of climate change...

Issued by Digitlab 19 Nov 2020

The reinvention of travel in 2020
The reinvention of travel in 2020Article

Travelling the world has become more complex than ever before, the past few months have been nothing short of extraordinary. The pandemic has had a profound impact on the tourism sector and our shores are no different...

Buyi Mafoko 11 Nov 2020

How digital technology can help your small business
How digital technology can help your small businessArticle

Technology can help your small business to be more efficient, reach new markets, and cope with the new social distancing requirements we all face...

Selina Bieber 10 Nov 2020

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South Africa is testing digital technology to detect outbreaks of respiratory diseasesArticle

Global mobility has increased and the world has become more connected. But this comes with a greater risk of the spread of respiratory diseases, particularly pneumonia, which is a leading cause of death in children under the age of five and the elderly...

Cheryl Cohen & Sibongile Walaza 5 Nov 2020

Standard Bank records surge in digital payments adoption
Standard Bank records surge in digital payments adoptionArticle

Consumers shied away from cash and gravitated towards digital payment solutions during the national lockdown, according to statistics from Standard Bank's card division...

4 Nov 2020

Writing for SEO - Content is king; SEO is the kingdom
Writing for SEO - Content is king; SEO is the kingdomArticle

An intrepid writer entering the world of digital performance marketing undergoes a transformation. As a content writer or copywriter, you are no longer only writing for readers (aka a target audience), you are also writing for Google...

Issued by GMU Online 27 Oct 2020

Pudo delivers comedic relief and convenience to Mzansi
Pudo delivers comedic relief and convenience to MzansiArticle

The pudo brand has once again partnered with local favourite comedian, Schalk Bezuidenhout, who brings to life their festive TVC titled 'Schalky Clause'...

Issued by Playmakers 22 Oct 2020

Keep the hybrid workforce secure, connected and collaborative
Keep the hybrid workforce secure, connected and collaborativeArticle

As we move towards a post-pandemic world of work, the traditional workplace model will shift to embrace an emergent hybrid workforce of office-based and remote workers...

Garsen Naidu 22 Oct 2020

Fusing people-centric design, technology intergral to transforming public transport
Fusing people-centric design, technology intergral to transforming public transportArticle

From tracking and GPS to smartphone payment and rating systems, a lot of efficiency can be introduced into the public transport sector, said Dr Gustav Rohde, CEO of Zutari at the recent ITSSA Smart Mobility Conference...

21 Oct 2020

Afda introduces BCom in Business Innovation and Entrepreneurship at Port Elizabeth campus for 2021
Afda introduces BCom in Business Innovation and Entrepreneurship at Port Elizabeth campus for 2021Article

The fourth industrial revolution is well underway and it is shaping up some of the most significant opportunities and challenges of our lifetime...

Earle Holmes, Issued by AFDA 16 Oct 2020

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Digital transformation: Measure what mattersArticle

Matthys Esterhuysen, co-founder and head of strategy at Luminate, writes that all digital transformation should be analytics-led. If you cannot measure what matters, you cannot improve your digital ecosystem, resulting in underperforming digital assets and underutilised digital platforms...

Matthys Esterhuysen 15 Oct 2020

Be vigilant against email scams
Be vigilant against email scamsArticle

With the lockdown leading to business being run almost exclusively on email, fraudsters are increasingly using email-based scams to catch unsuspecting businesses off-guard...

13 Oct 2020

Judges announced for BCX Digital Innovation Awards 2020
Judges announced for BCX Digital Innovation Awards 2020Article

The BCX Digital Innovation Awards 2020 have announced the panel of judges for the awards...

12 Oct 2020

Challenger Type - The Enlightened Zagger
Challenger Type - The Enlightened ZaggerArticle

Simply arrived on the scene and tossed 'the way we do things in insurance' out the window. A provocative insurance company? Oh yes...

Issued by eatbigfish 7 Oct 2020

Innovation at live virtual events
Innovation at live virtual eventsArticle

Virtual events have grown exponentially to meet the needs of company events, but where are the innovations in online events happening? Are there new ways to increase engagement and participation at virtual events...

Issued by Brand Avatar 7 Oct 2020

Digital democracy is still a long way off in Africa: it takes more than technology
Digital democracy is still a long way off in Africa: it takes more than technologyArticle

From the mid-2000s onwards, the digital revolution raised hopes of democratic transformation and strengthening in Africa. But it hasn't quite turned out like that...

Nic Cheeseman and Lisa Garbe 2 Oct 2020

Orange Campus Africa - new African e-learning platform launches
Orange Campus Africa - new African e-learning platform launchesArticle

Orange has announced the launch of its online training platform "Orange Campus Africa" in partnership with the Virtual University of Senegal (UVS) during GSMA Thrive Africa...

30 Sep 2020

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The power of the hashtag for social impact marketingArticle

Rirhandzu Shingwenyana, marketing coordinator at Sadmon, looks at the impact of hashtags in driving positive change...

Rirhandzu Shingwenyana 28 Sep 2020

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How brands can leverage community to bolster customer experienceArticle

Miguel De Gracia, SVP Client Partner at Acceleration, a Wunderman Thompson Company, lists ways brands can leverage community to deliver top-notch, unique customer experiences to use individual voices to help the masses...

Miguel De Gracia 23 Sep 2020

HaveYouHeard achieves 7 consecutive weeks of online sales growth for prestigious UK children's clothing brand Trotters
HaveYouHeard achieves 7 consecutive weeks of online sales growth for prestigious UK children's clothing brand TrottersArticle

South African-based agency HaveYouHeard has broken its client's own records by achieving seven consecutive weeks of online sales growth...

Issued by HaveYouHeard 22 Sep 2020

Will Africa survive or thrive tech disruption?
Will Africa survive or thrive tech disruption?Article

The future of work in Africa comes under the spotlight at this year's AfricaCom and AfricaTech, part of the virtual Africatech Festival...

15 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

Building back better on food and agriculture
Building back better on food and agricultureArticle

FAO has elaborated a comprehensive Response and Recovery Programme to overcome the impacts of Covid-19 through up-scaled and robust international collaboration...

QU Dongyu 10 Sep 2020

5 imperatives when reimagining go-to-market strategies post pandemic
5 imperatives when reimagining go-to-market strategies post pandemicArticle

The coronavirus pandemic has hampered companies' go-to-market strategies everywhere, but nowhere has the disruption been more severe than in emerging markets...

Stefano Niavas 8 Sep 2020

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