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Salesforce's Robin Fisher on delivering success from anywhere
Salesforce's Robin Fisher on delivering success from anywhereArticle

The Covid-19 pandemic has forced companies to temporarily go virtual and employees to work remotely. However, several tech giants have announced permanent remote work options for all their employees...

Johannes Masiteng 26 Apr 2021

3 careers to consider if you want to permanently WFH
3 careers to consider if you want to permanently WFHArticle

After the experiences of last year, many people returning to the office are reconsidering their priorities and vision for their future...

21 Apr 2021

5 traits of successful remote workers
5 traits of successful remote workersArticle

Recruiting the right talent is arguably the most important element of a successful work-from-home (WFH) strategy for any business - even more so than providing the right tools...

14 Apr 2021

More South Africans willing to embrace remote work than global average - study
More South Africans willing to embrace remote work than global average - studyArticle

According to a new report, Decoding Global Ways of Working, one of the major legacies of the pandemic is that employees expect to be allowed to work remotely more often...

6 Apr 2021

Cybersecurity is key during digital transformation in the financial services sector
Cybersecurity is key during digital transformation in the financial services sectorArticle

The financial services landscape is changing quickly as banks face increasing competition from technology-based financial services...

Sarthak Rohal 31 Mar 2021

When change is the only constant, how do you grow your employees during disruptive times?
When change is the only constant, how do you grow your employees during disruptive times?Article

In a disrupted workplace, we must use the knowledge gained in 2020 to inform how we keep our people aligned, engaged and empowered...

Brian Eagar 31 Mar 2021

Microsoft's Work Trend Index report reflects on one year of remote work
Microsoft's Work Trend Index report reflects on one year of remote workArticle

The results of Microsoft's first-annual Work Trend Index, The Next Great Disruption is Hybrid Work - Are We Ready?, has revealed seven hybrid work trends...

29 Mar 2021

Boris Dzhingarov
Remote employees are seriously investing in their home officesArticle

Trends indicate that remote employees are ready to upgrade their home offices...

Boris Dzhingarov, Issued by Monetary Library 10 Mar 2021

Western Cape campaign to attract remote workers with Airbnb
Western Cape campaign to attract remote workers with AirbnbArticle

The Western Cape Government and Wesgro, in partnership with Airbnb, has launched a campaign to promote remote working domestically, as South African's take advantage of the flexibility that working from anywhere brings...

4 Mar 2021

5 trends that will shape the way South Africans travel in 2021
5 trends that will shape the way South Africans travel in 2021Article

Travel trends ebb and flow, but nothing has reshaped the way that people plan, book and travel quite like Covid-19. While 2020 put paid to many a trip (almost overnight), 2021 will give us the first taste of travel and tourism in a post-pandemic world...

9 Feb 2021

The business model has forever been disrupted
The business model has forever been disruptedArticle

Working from home is the new normal but business owners must have the right processes in place to remain productive...

4 Feb 2021

6 tech-related things to expect this year
6 tech-related things to expect this yearArticle

Pedro Lopes, group managing director of Seidor Africa, says technology trends will increasingly evolve in line with our online and digital lives in 2021...

21 Jan 2021

Top IT security threats in 2021
Top IT security threats in 2021Article

Looking to the year ahead, we expect the most common form of attack - phishing emails - to increase in both volume and sophistication...

Anna Collard 20 Jan 2021

Human fallibility remains the weakest link in cybersecurity
Human fallibility remains the weakest link in cybersecurityArticle

If the South African financial industry can learn one thing from Experian's 2020 data breach, it is this: human fallibility is still the weakest link in the fight against cyberattacks...

Yash Pillay 19 Jan 2021

10 biggest startup layoffs in 2020 hit 25,500
10 biggest startup layoffs in 2020 hit 25,500Article

The global economy continues to relish from the coronavirus pandemic, with startups emerging as one of the most affected businesses. As a means of remaining afloat, save money, and readjust their business models, most startups have resolved to roll out massive layoffs...

Justinas Baltrusaitis 13 Jan 2021

#BizTrends2021: Communication - how business success will be determined in 2021
#BizTrends2021: Communication - how business success will be determined in 2021Article

The speed with which the C-suite was tasked with managing monumental change as the Covid-19 pandemic took hold is unprecedented. However, one thing is becoming clear: no "new normal" is possible without robust new communication skills...

Annelize van Rensburg 12 Jan 2021

3 easy steps to link time and attendance with productivity
3 easy steps to link time and attendance with productivityArticle

Ensuring that a person is at work has become less of a management nightmare since the introduction of time and attendance software. The latest challenge, especially with remote workers, is ensuring that staff tend to work matters instead of personal tasks or pursuits...

Michelle Coetzee, Issued by ERSBio 12 Jan 2021

How the pandemic will shape the workplace trends of 2021
How the pandemic will shape the workplace trends of 2021Article

The economist John Maynard Keynes predicted in 1930 that the amount we work would gradually shrink to as little as 15 hours a week as technology made us more productive...

Dave Cook 7 Jan 2021

#BizTrends2021: What the new year holds for cybersecurity
#BizTrends2021: What the new year holds for cybersecurityArticle

The year 2020 has been one of the most challenging years in recent memory, both in terms of the effects of the coronavirus pandemic on societies and economies around the world, and the impact of a dramatic rise in cybercrime...

Brian Pinnock 30 Dec 2020

Think cybersecurity is expensive? Just wait until there's a breach...
Think cybersecurity is expensive? Just wait until there's a breach...Article

Medium-sized companies in South Africa are in a precarious position in terms of cybersecurity...

Lukas van der Merwe 18 Dec 2020

15% of South Africans prefer to wear their birthday suit when WFH
15% of South Africans prefer to wear their birthday suit when WFHArticle

New global research by Kaspersky, which studied the behaviors of over 8,000 SME workers, has revealed some interesting habits and guilty pleasures of those people working from home. In South Africa, 15% of respondents said they liked working without clothes...

9 Dec 2020

How to introduce authentication biometrics without additional hardware
How to introduce authentication biometrics without additional hardwareArticle

The South African-based software developer, ERS Bio is using decades of experience in both biometrics and staff monitoring solutions to open doors to businesses of any size and with any number of locations...

Michelle Coetzee, Issued by ERSBio 24 Nov 2020

#EvolutionofWork: Most big business to permanently adopt hybrid work-style
#EvolutionofWork: Most big business to permanently adopt hybrid work-styleArticle

Almost nine out of 10 leaders (88%) at large enterprises in South Africa expect they will adopt a more hybrid way of working permanently. This is according to Microsoft's newly launched Work Reworked research conducted together with Boston Consulting Group, KRC Research and Dr Michael Parke of the Wharton School. The study found that flexible ways of working are here to stay with many leaders focused on driving a culture of innovation.

13 Nov 2020

#EvolutionofWork: Building an attractive employer brand for the post-Covid-19 world
#EvolutionofWork: Building an attractive employer brand for the post-Covid-19 worldArticle

Providing one standard employee value proposition (EVP) offering has shifted in our new world, as talent no longer just accepts what is offered to them. This was one of the insights offered by Dr Cecile Benade at the Momentum Metropolitan webinar, hosted by Employer Branding SA on Wednesday, 28 October 2020...

6 Nov 2020

How to avoid online burnout
How to avoid online burnoutArticle

Unless businesses pay attention, a myriad of negative productivity consequences could be knocking on our virtual doors. But there are steps we can take to avoid online burnout...

Janneke Henning 5 Nov 2020

7 ways your email signatures can meet the challenges of remote working
7 ways your email signatures can meet the challenges of remote workingArticle

Does your team working together in the same office feel like a distant memory? With so many staff still working remotely, there's a whole new set of challenges to face...

Issued by Rocketseed 30 Oct 2020

#SUSASummit: "The future of work is remote" - Molly Pyle
#SUSASummit: "The future of work is remote" - Molly PyleArticle

These are the highlights of Molly Pyle's talk at the SingularityU South Africa 2020 Summit...

23 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

5 ways to relieve fatigue in remote teams
5 ways to relieve fatigue in remote teamsArticle

While the pandemic paved way for even the most staunch opponents of remote work to change their perspective, fatigue is starting to set in for some of the teams, especially for those who have been isolated for the best part of the year now...

Andrew Bourne 20 Oct 2020

Retail franchise PNA expands store footprint
Retail franchise PNA expands store footprintArticle

PNA, the specialist retailer of stationery, art and craft materials, educational books and related items, is growing its footprint with two new store openings in Gauteng...

16 Oct 2020

How using a multi-channel approach can improve the employee experience for remote workforces
How using a multi-channel approach can improve the employee experience for remote workforcesArticle

As the Covid-19 pandemic irrevocably redefined the way we communicate and work, remote working and mobile workforces have become central to doing business in the new normal. This means that organisations are having to develop new communication strategies and channels to create a collaborative remote working environment for employees to ensure Business Continuity (BC)...

Dharshan Naidoo 15 Oct 2020

Rethinking your security posture in the time of Covid-19
Rethinking your security posture in the time of Covid-19Article

The drastic changes in ways of working have led to several new cybersecurity risks and threats...

Jared Naude 12 Oct 2020

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Putting you back in charge of your commsArticle

Dale Isaac from Open Communications, talks us through how you can create a unified communications platform with all your devices joined up in one simple solution that will bring you some calm in the chaos...

Dale Isaac 29 Sep 2020

Pros and cons of working from home
Pros and cons of working from homeArticle

An unforeseen work-from-home revolution has caught many companies by surprise as most employees have now been forced to work from home...

Nick Durrant, Issued by Bluegrass Digital 9 Sep 2020

Remote-work visas will shape the future of work, travel and citizenship
Remote-work visas will shape the future of work, travel and citizenshipArticle

Smaller countries have been competing for tourists for years. New remote work visas suggest they are now competing for citizens...

Dave Cook 7 Sep 2020

Remote workers heading out of town
Remote workers heading out of townArticle

When we talk of semigration now, we are no longer just talking about the familiar pattern of movement from Gauteng to Cape Town, but about the worldwide counter-urbanisation or de-urbanisation movement...

Berry Everitt 3 Sep 2020

What can we learn from Covid-19 cyber attacks?
What can we learn from Covid-19 cyber attacks?Article

Throughout the pandemic, cyber threat actors have not let a single opportunity slip by. They have preyed on fear and concern around Covid-19...

12 Aug 2020

How agile data infrastructures can save the retail sector
How agile data infrastructures can save the retail sectorArticle

Retailers have been hit hard by the current coronavirus crisis. IT teams supporting struggling businesses now need to switch to maintaining critical infrastructures that support home-workers and enable online models to run efficiently...

Eran Brown 31 Jul 2020

7 changes to construction contracts due to Covid-19
7 changes to construction contracts due to Covid-19Article

Prior to Covid-19 becoming a global reality, few existing contracts had appropriate provisions for its impact, specifically in the construction sector...

28 Jul 2020

Solutions for a low-touch, high-tech economy
Solutions for a low-touch, high-tech economyArticle

Due to Covid-19, businesses across the globe have had to change the way they operate to a low-touch, high-tech economy to mitigate health risks...

23 Jul 2020

10 best wired and wireless networking solutions for remote working
10 best wired and wireless networking solutions for remote workingArticle

Here are 10 of the best wired and wireless solutions for remote workers, starting with four solutions by brands and then six solutions that you might not have heard of before...

Issued by SA Shares 23 Jul 2020

Remote workers, SMMEs, health sector more at risk of cyber threats
Remote workers, SMMEs, health sector more at risk of cyber threatsArticle

The Covid-19 pandemic and lockdown has created new vulnerabilities that fraudsters and cyber criminals have been quick to exploit...

21 Jul 2020

Data shows 7 interesting shopping habits of South Africans during the lockdown
Data shows 7 interesting shopping habits of South Africans during the lockdownArticle

But exactly how have our shopping behaviours changed? Data shows interesting trends and demographics that may predict the South African shopping landscape for the future...

Issued by Hyperia s.r.o. 15 Jul 2020

4 challenges impacting effective workforce management
4 challenges impacting effective workforce managementArticle

As the effects of the coronavirus pandemic are felt across every industry in every market globally, one thing is becoming clear: life will be split between BC (before Covid-19) and whatever comes next...

Kaunain Nurani 14 Jul 2020

Take a best-of-both-worlds approach to your business operations
Take a best-of-both-worlds approach to your business operationsArticle

Companies around the globe have had to adopt remote working in a short period of time. Some have thrived, while others have struggled...

Andrew Bourne 14 Jul 2020

How to manage remote workers during Covid-19 and beyond
How to manage remote workers during Covid-19 and beyondArticle

Experts around the world have been advocating for increased workplace flexibility and work-from-home arrangements for a long time. However, given the Covid-19 pandemic, companies have now been forced to move quickly, and implement work-from-home arrangements or risk closing their doors...

13 Jul 2020

Taking care of staff in a post-lockdown world
Taking care of staff in a post-lockdown worldArticle

With corporate attention turning to resuming operations in a new normal following the easing of lockdown restrictions, it is important not to neglect employees' well-being. Nicol Myburgh, Head of the HCM Business Unit at CRS Technologies, believes this transition is a critical time to reinforce the company's commitment to addressing the physical, psychological, and financial concerns of staff...

7 Jul 2020

Now is the time for a full-service cyber security solution
Now is the time for a full-service cyber security solutionArticle

Apart from the obvious risk of contracting coronavirus and getting seriously ill during this worldwide pandemic, there is also a greater risk for companies' ICT systems to get infected by viruses...

6 Jul 2020

Lockdown sees the rise of Generation 'R'
Lockdown sees the rise of Generation 'R'Article

As the world anxiously waits for the lockdown to end, a new generation of workers is evolving and getting ready take on the new world of work...

Rob Bothma 2 Jul 2020

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