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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

TFG launches Foschini mobile app
TFG launches Foschini mobile appArticle

The Foschini All Women app provides easy access to Foschini's full range of fashion and cosmetics, alongside the Donna range and kids' products from Soda Bloc...

19 Apr 2021

Behind the scenes at South Africa's top mobile app development company
Behind the scenes at South Africa's top mobile app development companyArticle

Codehesion recently moved into new offices in Southdowns to accommodate its rapid growth over the last 12 months...

Issued by Codehesion 14 Apr 2021

Are marketers focusing on the right channels?
Are marketers focusing on the right channels?Article

Borderless Access surveyed consumers and marketing professionals across 11 countries to understand how these shifts have changed the industry - and what they mean for the future of media and marketing...

Issued by Borderless Access 7 Apr 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

Loyalty in audio consumption
Loyalty in audio consumptionArticle

While 2020 was simply dubbed 'stifling', there was a silver lining amidst the dark cloud of Covid-19 for media and, most especially, for radio...

Issued by OFM Radio 11 Mar 2021

Would you pay to use Twitter?
Would you pay to use Twitter?Article

Kgavgelo Masenya, media planner at The MediaShop, looks at Twitter's latest product offering and its implications on brands...

Kgavgelo Masenya 10 Mar 2021

Get a new smartphone app for your business in 2021
Get a new smartphone app for your business in 2021Article

Codehesion is South Africa's premier Android and iOS app development company, and makes it easy for businesses to build their own smartphone apps...

Issued by Codehesion 4 Mar 2021

What you need to do when flying during level 3 lockdown
What you need to do when flying during level 3 lockdownArticle

Level three restrictions in the middle of the December holiday season came as an unwelcome, albeit not altogether unexpected, surprise on 28 December. So, what happens to your existing travel plans under level 3?...

Issued by Domestic Flights South Africa 9 Feb 2021

Business travel to see growing demand for technology
Business travel to see growing demand for technologyArticle

As the world moves into the second year of coping with Covid-19 and the many changes and consequences that the virus has brought about, traveller confidence remains a key focus for travel managers...

27 Jan 2021

Omnichannel - Chasing the marketing Holy Grail
Omnichannel - Chasing the marketing Holy GrailArticle

Since time immortal, marketers and marketing technology providers have talked about the dream of an omnichannel approach to marketing. But to date, even the most sophisticated brands have managed...

Richard Mullins 25 Jan 2021

Pros and cons of cross-platform app development
Pros and cons of cross-platform app developmentArticle

Businesses across the globe are investing heavily in mobile apps to easily drive traffic to their websites. However, it remains a challenge for business owners to choose between developing a native app or a cross-platform app...

Nick Durrant, Issued by Bluegrass Digital 19 Jan 2021

#StartupStory: JDP Corp, a tech startup tailored for the fitness world
#StartupStory: JDP Corp, a tech startup tailored for the fitness worldArticle

Technology has seamlessly integrated into the world of fitness over the past few years. Adding to this harmony is a new workout bench called Digi Smart Bench that can be controlled electronically and through an app...

Imran Salie 14 Jan 2021

What you need to do when flying during Level 3 lockdown
What you need to do when flying during Level 3 lockdownArticle

Level 3 restrictions in the middle of the December holiday season came as an unwelcome, albeit not altogether unexpected, surprise on 28 December. So, what happens to your existing travel plans under level three...

Issued by Domestic Flights South Africa 11 Jan 2021

#BizTrends2021: How the aviation industry is taking off during the pandemic
#BizTrends2021: How the aviation industry is taking off during the pandemicArticle

Safety protocol, communication and collaboration across industries is key to economic recovery...

Anand Yedery 21 Dec 2020

To buy or not to buy?
To buy or not to buy?Article

Around a third of consumers chose not to participate in Black Friday this year, largely as a result of financial constraints (61%), but also because they don't believe prices are meaningfully reduced (21%)...

Andrea Rademeyer and Dr Amelia Richards, Issued by Ask Afrika 1 Dec 2020

Quo vadis hybrid events?
Quo vadis hybrid events?Article

At the core, hybrid events require the same disciplines and rigour that make physical events so compelling: Great creativity. Thorough preparation. Non-negotiable rehearsals. Bulletproof technology. Talented hosting. Flawless timing...

Issued by VWV 30 Nov 2020

Chatbots are here to stay, it's just a matter of trust
Chatbots are here to stay, it's just a matter of trustArticle

The uptake of chatbot solutions is growing from strength to strength across the globe, as companies spanning various industry segments and verticals are beginning to realise that this technology can effectively transform the way businesses communicate with their customers...

Josiah Njuku 30 Nov 2020

Reduce the cost of mobile app development
Reduce the cost of mobile app developmentArticle

Building a mobile app could be costly and time consuming, especially when developing a cross-platform business app for Android and iOS. However, with React Native, it is now possible to develop these apps using a common code base and reducing your cost of development...

Nick Durrant, Issued by Bluegrass Digital 12 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

Why your mobile strategy should be top-of-mind
Why your mobile strategy should be top-of-mindArticle

Mobile app usage increased by 40% year-on-year in the second quarter of 2020 and in-app spending hit a record high of $27bn...

Nick Durrant 19 Oct 2020

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Google Ads is top choice for app marketers in AfricaArticle

AppsFlyer's Performance Index analysed more than 27billion app installs, revealing Google Ads is top choice for app marketers in Africa...

15 Oct 2020

Restaurants and fast food outlets need a mindset change post Covid-19
Restaurants and fast food outlets need a mindset change post Covid-19Article

At the end of May this year, when South Africa was in Level 3 lockdown, I wrote an article about the need for customers to feel safe when going to restaurants and fast food outlets...

Craig Schwabe 7 Oct 2020

The world's first competitive automated trading platform - a Proudly South African invention
The world's first competitive automated trading platform - a Proudly South African inventionArticle

QuidPro, a South African-based company, has created the world's first competitive trading Lobbies...

Issued by QuidPro 5 Oct 2020

#DoBizZA: How UBU International can give local businesses a leg up
#DoBizZA: How UBU International can give local businesses a leg upArticle

UBU International aims to help local businesses boost their sales by leveraging a combination of mobile discovery, marketing, rewards and mobile payments...

Lauren Hartzenberg 18 Sep 2020

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Digital accessibility and why it mattersArticle

"Accessibility" in the digital space means that digital platforms, like websites, mobile apps, social channels and PDFs, should be readable, operable and functional to all users - especially people with disabilities...

Tasneem Cassim 1 Sep 2020

7 steps to realising the value of modern apps
7 steps to realising the value of modern appsArticle

Massive disruption might have upended life as we know it, but some things remain constant...

27 Aug 2020

Mobile apps: The future for business
Mobile apps: The future for businessArticle

The Amazon app has more than 700 million users across the globe, nearly five times more mobile customers than all its competitors combined...

Nick Durrant 24 Aug 2020

5 ways mobile technology helps small businesses
5 ways mobile technology helps small businessesArticle

Mobile technology has been a game-changer for small business owners over the past 10 years, allowing them the flexibility to work wherever they are and putting powerful tools in the palm of their hands...

18 Aug 2020

Kerry Ho
New retail reality means interrogating online strategyArticle

During this time of immense disruption to the economy, business leaders across industry sectors agree that technology and a strategic shaping of digital programmes is critical to SA's recovery...

Kerry Ho 6 Aug 2020

Artist Kudakwashe Chigodo poses for a portrait with his smartphone in Harare. Jekesai Njikizana/AFP/Getty Images.
How apps on mobile phones are changing Zimbabwe's talk radioArticle

In Africa, radio still has wider geographical reach and higher audiences than any other information and communication technology, including television and newspapers...

Stanley Tsarwe 3 Aug 2020

PT SportSuite Video OTT: "Clubs can be broadcasters in their own right"
PT SportSuite Video OTT: "Clubs can be broadcasters in their own right"Article

PT SportSuite CEO Rich Cheary sat down to discuss the launch of the PT SportSuite Video OTT platform, a comprehensive streaming service tailored for sports organisations...

Issued by Publisher’s Toolbox 20 Jul 2020

How mobile technology is driving sales in physical retail stores
How mobile technology is driving sales in physical retail storesArticle

Retail sector investment into mobile apps and platforms has been accelerated by the global pandemic...

Leon Coetzer 10 Jul 2020

What's going to change in finances after the pandemic?
What's going to change in finances after the pandemic?Article

Despite the given current uncertainty caused by the coronavirus pandemic, it is possible to foresee some changes that are already taking place in the South African economy...

22 Jun 2020

FCB Joburg/Hellocomputer group MD Thabang Skwambane one of world's 'most creative'
FCB Joburg/Hellocomputer group MD Thabang Skwambane one of world's 'most creative'Article

Adweek has included one of South Africa's leading admen - group managing director of FCB Joburg and Hellocomputer - Thabang Skwambane on its 2020 Creative 100 Honour Roll...

Issued by Nahana Communications Group 11 Jun 2020

Protecting your brand from association with fake news
Protecting your brand from association with fake newsArticle

In what appears to be a 'mad rush' away from traditional and proven ways of communicating with their customers, many companies are allowing their brands and messages to be placed between fake news and questionable posts...

Alfie Jay, Issued by Algoa FM 29 May 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

Tell your brand's story in the wake of Covid-19
Tell your brand's story in the wake of Covid-19Article

From junior marketing managers to C-level executives, response to the pandemic and its disruption of our day-to-day lives will leave a significant mark on our lives...

Issued by GO Content Lab 11 May 2020

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Ethiopian Airlines launches new app elevating cargo customers' experienceArticle

The mobile app will provide customers with a range of self-service features including checking flight schedules, cargo tracking and charter requests...

5 May 2020

#LockdownLessons: STEM must go on in lockdown
#LockdownLessons: STEM must go on in lockdownArticle

#TheLockdownSeries explores the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic on businesses...

Evan-Lee Courie 28 Apr 2020

#LockdownLessons: Doing beauty differently with Prim-U
#LockdownLessons: Doing beauty differently with Prim-UArticle

#LockdownLessons explores the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic on businesses...

Evan-Lee Courie 28 Apr 2020

#BlockchainAfrica: Cryptocurrency adoption and developments in Africa
#BlockchainAfrica: Cryptocurrency adoption and developments in AfricaArticle

Gareth Grobler is a digital currency entrepreneur and founded the cryptocurrency exchange iCE3X in 2013. He is a founding member of the UK Digital Currency Association...

26 Mar 2020

Covid-19 spurs technology deployment
Covid-19 spurs technology deploymentArticle

It is often said that in circumstances of adversity there is opportunity...

Bernadette Versfeld 24 Mar 2020

#Bookmarks2020: Winners announced!
#Bookmarks2020: Winners announced!Article

The winners for the 2020 Bookmark Awards have been announced! This year, the 12th annual Bookmarks celebration was hosted via the IAB SA's digital channels and local press network...

18 Mar 2020

We need to talk... about why you need a specialist digital agency and more specifically, ours
We need to talk... about why you need a specialist digital agency and more specifically, oursArticle

It was the Instagram post that launched a thousand comments. Without going into great detail about the Instagram post in question - it's our belief that a few have already come to mind...

Issued by ATKASA - Digital Agency 4 Mar 2020

Using AI in your marketing approach
Using AI in your marketing approachArticle

As a marketing student many years ago, I found consumer behaviour to be one of the most fascinating subjects...

Adriaan Gouws 28 Feb 2020

2020 Bookmark Awards finalists are announced
2020 Bookmark Awards finalists are announcedArticle

The IAB SA has announced the finalists for the 12th Annual Bookmark Awards being held at The Galleria in Sandton on Thursday, 19 March 2020...

Issued by IAB South Africa 24 Feb 2020

Future-proof your application strategy
Future-proof your application strategyArticle

A leading retail bank in India recently revamped its consumer application. Within three days, bank customers downloaded the app 100 million times. Unfortunately, the users began reporting errors...

24 Feb 2020

Embrace self-service to improve customer experience
Embrace self-service to improve customer experienceArticle

Irrespective of industry sector, 81% of customers want to take matters into their own hands and solve queries before reaching out to a contact centre agent...

Wynand Smit 17 Feb 2020

Reconnecting with humanity in a tech-filled world
Reconnecting with humanity in a tech-filled worldArticle

Media keeps showing us pessimistic views of the future where it becomes all too easy to buy into the idea that tech is out to rob us of our humanity...

Evan-Lee Courie 17 Feb 2020

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