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Dee Chetty, Accenture Interactive Lead for Africa.
The future of customer personalisation lies with AIArticle

Laying the foundation for a future where personalisation platforms can architect previously unimagined customer experiences...

Dee Chetty 1 day ago

Promise consulting division continues growth path
Promise consulting division continues growth pathArticle

Promise established its consulting division in 2017 with a view to provide its clients with digital transformation...

Issued by Promise 10 Jun 2019

Tristan Dennis, Group Sales Executive at Mint
3 mistakes that make thriving CIO's tankArticle

The Accenture 2015 US Innovation Survey reported that 84% of executives considered their future success to be extremely dependent on innovation...

Tristan Dennis 6 Jun 2019

Lisbon Health Awards announces executive jury panel
Lisbon Health Awards announces executive jury panelArticle

The Lisbon Health International Advertising Festival that will be held in Lisbon on 19 September, announced its executive jury panel for the best work submitted at the festival...

4 Jun 2019

Wayne Hull
Photographer: Rikki Hibbert
#IABSummit19: The digital transformation opportunity starts with youArticle

Accenture Digital MD Wayne Hull presented a keynote on 'Leading in the new' at this year's IAB Summit, which took place on Thursday, 30 May at the Joburg Theatre in Braamfontein, looking at digital transformation through three critical lenses...

Jessica Tennant 3 Jun 2019

Kalliebree Keynerd, head of social media at Joe Public Connect, Mongezi Mtati, MD at WordStart, Dali Tembo, CEO Instant Grass International, Kirigo Kamore, content manager McCann1886, Danette Breitenbach, Bizcommunity freelance journalist.
#IABSummit19: Balancing the power of the new nowArticle

The IAB #BizTrends19 panel at the IAB Summit taking place Thursday, 30 May at the Joburg Theatre in Braamfontein, will be discussing 'Balancing the Power of the New Now'...

Jessica Tennant 27 May 2019

#IABSummit19: Gareth Lloyd to speak on going beyond the click
#IABSummit19: Gareth Lloyd to speak on going beyond the clickArticle

Ahead of this year's IAB Summit, taking place 30 May at the Joburg Theatre in Braamfontein, we interviewed speaker Gareth Lloyd, head of Research and Analytics at 24.com, a division of Media24, to find out what to expect from his talk on 'going beyond the click' and what this year's theme of the 'new now' means to him...

Jessica Tennant 24 May 2019

2019 Absa Business Day Supplier Development Awards winners revealed
2019 Absa Business Day Supplier Development Awards winners revealedArticle

Distell Group was named Overall Winner at the 2019 Absa Business Day Supplier Development Awards, which recognise supplier development best practice in South Africa...

23 May 2019

#IABSummit19: Dudu Mkhwanazi to speak on the connected city
#IABSummit19: Dudu Mkhwanazi to speak on the connected cityArticle

Ahead of this year's IAB Summit, taking place 30 May at the Joburg Theatre in Braamfontein, we interviewed speaker Dudu Mkhwanazi, CEO of Project Isizwe, to find out what to expect from her talk on 'the connected city' and what this year's theme of the 'new now' means to her...

Jessica Tennant 22 May 2019

#IABSummit19: Marcel Botha to speak on manufactured stories
#IABSummit19: Marcel Botha to speak on manufactured storiesArticle

Ahead of this year's IAB Summit, taking place 30 May at the Joburg Theatre in Braamfontein, we interviewed speaker Marcel Botha, founder and CEO of 10XBeta to find out what to expect from his talk on 'manufactured stories' and what this year's theme of the 'new now' means to him...

Jessica Tennant 17 May 2019

New Verraki team.
New Verraki brand acts for Accenture in NigeriaArticle

Verraki Partners, a new business and technology solutions firm unveiled, positions to address Africa's seemingly intractable challenges...

6 May 2019

Living your best locum life in the gig economy
Living your best locum life in the gig economyArticle

Are South African medical professionals and medical practice owners ready to embrace advances in technology to work smarter, earn better and enjoy more time doing the things they care about the most?...

Issued by LocumBase 3 May 2019

AI systems are prepared to learn - but are we ready to teach them?
AI systems are prepared to learn - but are we ready to teach them?Article

Artificial intelligence could transform retail beyond recognition - but only if teaching is part of the rollout strategy...

Jonathan McCabe 25 Apr 2019

Meet the finalists for the 2019 Absa Business Day Supplier Development Awards
Meet the finalists for the 2019 Absa Business Day Supplier Development AwardsArticle

The finalists of the second annual Absa Business Day Supplier Development Awards have been announced. The awards recognise supplier development best practice in South Africa...

24 Apr 2019

Image source: Gallo/Getty
#IABSummit19: The new nowArticle

Ahead of this year's IAB Summit, taking place 30 May at the Joburg Theatre in Braamfontein, we interviewed IAB SA CEO Paula Hulley to find out what to expect from this year's theme and insights...

Jessica Tennant 17 Apr 2019

SAP Skills for Africa provides life-long career paths
SAP Skills for Africa provides life-long career pathsArticle

The SAP Skills for Africa programme celebrated the graduation of its 13th class, at a ceremony hosted by the City of Cape Town on Thursday, 11 April 2019...

Shan Radcliffe 15 Apr 2019

Introducing the e-patient
Introducing the e-patientArticle

Almost half the South African population has access to the internet, including 8-million Twitter users and 16-million Facebook users...

4 Apr 2019

Brian Whipple of Accenture Interactive and David Droga of Droga5. Image courtesy of Accenture Interactive.
Accenture Interactive acquires Droga5Article

#NEWSWATCH: Accenture Interactive, the marketing arm of international consulting firm Accenture, has acquired the formerly independent creative agency Droga5 by buying out Endeavor's 49% stake...

3 Apr 2019

#Bookmarks2019: ALL THE WINNERS!
#Bookmarks2019: ALL THE WINNERS!Article

The 11th annual Bookmark Awards, hosted at The Forum in Bryanston last night, 28 March 2019, culminated in 142 winners, all truly representative of the South African digital landscape...

Issued by IAB South Africa 29 Mar 2019

Building customer relationships in an age of disloyalty
Building customer relationships in an age of disloyaltyArticle

Is loyalty from customers still an expectation? Probably not... Wynand Smit from Inovo reckons it's more about building relationships, and that takes special insights to get right. That's something businesses have in common across the continent...

Wynand Smit 25 Mar 2019

Andrew Robertson, president and CEO BBDO Worldwide.
Best of the Best Warc Rankings for 2019 revealedArticle

Warc has released the results of its first-ever 'Best of the Best' global index of excellence, to showcase the best all-round agencies and brands by aggregating results from across all three recently released Warc Rankings - Creative 100, Effective 100 and Media 100...

18 Mar 2019

#SeamlessSA: Strategic partnerships key to seamless payment ecosystem
#SeamlessSA: Strategic partnerships key to seamless payment ecosystemArticle

Strategic partnerships between payment services are crucial in ensuring that the payment ecosystem is seamless...

Maroefah Smith 15 Mar 2019

#NedbankIMC2019: The tech, the trends and the timeless truths of marketing
#NedbankIMC2019: The tech, the trends and the timeless truths of marketingArticle

Instead of asking how marketing is going to change in 10 years' time, David Duarte, CEO of Treeshake, believes it's a far more valuable question to ask how marketing is going to stay the same. In his words, 'What are the timeless truths of the marketing industry?'

Jessica Tennant 15 Mar 2019

#SeamlessSA: 6 questions to ask if you want more from your store
#SeamlessSA: 6 questions to ask if you want more from your storeArticle

Product of the Year South Africa's CEO Preetesh Sewraj shares think points on using design and insights to get more out of your physical stores...

Lauren Hartzenberg 14 Mar 2019

Key findings from Agency Scope UK 2018/2019
Key findings from Agency Scope UK 2018/2019Article

Having recently completed five months of intense fieldwork among the UK's leading companies which include many global brands, Agency Scope UK 2018/2019 has provided a few key insights from UK chief marketing officers...

11 Mar 2019

Gillette deodorant campaign '' by MediaCom Connections Tel Aviv is the most awarded campaign of 2018.
Results of Warc Media 100 announcedArticle

Warc has announced the results of the Warc Media 100, an independent annual ranking of the world's most awarded campaigns and companies for creativity and innovation in media...

11 Mar 2019

IAB announces finalists for 2019 Bookmarks
IAB announces finalists for 2019 BookmarksArticle

The IAB has announced its finalists for the 11th Annual Bookmark Awards that will be held at The Forum, Bryanston on 28 March 2019...

Issued by IAB South Africa 1 Mar 2019

'Palau Pledge' by Host/Havas Sydney, is the most creatively celebrated campaign of 2018. Image supplied.
Warc announces top 100 creative companiesArticle

Campaign Palau Pledge, agency BBDO New York, network BBDO Worldwide, holding company Omnicom Group, brand Burger King and advertiser Mars top the rankings and South Africa has placed ninth...

25 Feb 2019

Using digital to personalise customer services in Africa
Using digital to personalise customer services in AfricaArticle

Digitalisation has led to customers having an overwhelming number of choices in purchasing choices, brand selections and everything they do...

Ntombi Mhangwani 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

5 trends shaping payroll and HR management
5 trends shaping payroll and HR managementArticle

The world of business is changing quickly, and with trends like the gig economy, global employment and cross-border collaboration on the rise, you can imagine the scale of regulatory and legislative changes taking place...

Bruce van Wyk 21 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

IAB SA launches insight series, in partnership with Meltwater and The Radisson Hotel Group
IAB SA launches insight series, in partnership with Meltwater and The Radisson Hotel GroupArticle

The IAB SA has launched an exciting new series of strategically aligned events for the digital industry. Held in partnership with Meltwater and The Radisson Hotel Group, the series will give the industry smart, actionable and meaningful insights...

Issued by IAB SA 19 Feb 2019

5 ways AI is changing the workplace
5 ways AI is changing the workplaceArticle

Every now and again, a rising technology comes along and fundamentally changes the way we work. Artificial intelligence, or AI, has been at the forefront of recent discussion...

Farren Roper 13 Feb 2019

Assessing marketing for business relevance
Assessing marketing for business relevanceArticle

Two different Forrester reports published in 2018 ring the alarm bells for branding, communications and traditional advertising agencies...

Jonathan Houston, Issued by HKLM 12 Feb 2019

Lionel Reina, chief executive officer, APO Group.
APO announces expansion plans for 2019Article

Media relations expert APO Group experiences record growth in Africa and the Middle East and plans continued expansion for 2019...

6 Feb 2019

Accenture to launch local Applied Intelligence Studio for Mining
Accenture to launch local Applied Intelligence Studio for MiningArticle

Accenture has announced plans to launch a new Applied Intelligence Studio for Mining in Johannesburg, South Africa...

6 Feb 2019

Why sustainable IT equates to sustainable business
Why sustainable IT equates to sustainable businessArticle

Tech-fuelled innovation is providing business with new options to lower energy consumption...

Xavier Nel 5 Feb 2019

More responsible use of workforce data required
More responsible use of workforce data requiredArticle

Business leaders will need to implement responsible workforce data strategies if they are to build the employee trust that will help generate sustained revenue growth...

1 Feb 2019

Digital initiatives hold the key to unlocking over R5tn in SA
Digital initiatives hold the key to unlocking over R5tn in SAArticle

New research from Accenture reveals digital technology's decade-long value creation potential in SA...

25 Jan 2019

UN, WEF and partners to tackle e-waste
UN, WEF and partners to tackle e-wasteArticle

Supported by the World Economic Forum and the World Business Council for Sustainable Development (WBCSD), seven UN entities have come together to call for an overhaul of the current electronics system...

25 Jan 2019

#FutureFit Yourself: Stop manipulating NPS scores by incentivising your staff!
#FutureFit Yourself: Stop manipulating NPS scores by incentivising your staff!Article

Ultimately, customers have been bullied by businesses for a long time, and sad to report on this, but not much has changed...

Carmen Murray 17 Jan 2019

The Future Systems of tomorrow
The Future Systems of tomorrowArticle

The world of enterprise IT is experiencing a seismic shift that is both technical and cultural, according to a new report on "Future Systems" from Accenture...

16 Jan 2019

Who dares wins. Africa offers abundant prospects for venture capitalists
Who dares wins. Africa offers abundant prospects for venture capitalistsArticle

Africa is regarded as the next investment frontier as it presents massive opportunities for infrastructure, digital and social impact investment, among others...

Clive Smith 11 Jan 2019

Eben Esterhuizen, general manager, OnShelf Pharma.
#BizTrends2019: Five customer engagement technology trends we can't ignoreArticle

With a sobering 0% growth reported in May 2018 by Nielsen for the global Top 20 manufacturers and a 2.4% growth for the Top 200 manufacturers within the last year, retailers need to know what the top tech customer engagement trends are and incorporate them where possible into their 360' touch point marketing strategy...

Eben Esterhuizen 28 Dec 2018

Topaz Booysen, head of marketing at Popimedia.
#BizTrends2019: We're in denial about the death of loyaltyArticle

As consumers, we're enjoying unprecedented variety in shopping aisles that span continents and are more vocal, demanding and unforgiving of brands than ever before...

Topaz Booysen 19 Dec 2018

#BizTrends2019: Speaking of things yet to come
#BizTrends2019: Speaking of things yet to comeArticle

Whilst it is exciting to think of the future and to guess what may or may not come to pass, it is also an undertaking that requires deep reflection...

Sizakele Marutlulle 18 Dec 2018

Hey C-suite: Use data-based marketing, just don't be creepy
Hey C-suite: Use data-based marketing, just don't be creepyArticle

Today's business landscape is challenging and complex. So with the promise that 'data' is the answer, and swayed by the promise of ROI that data can bring, CFOs are increasingly signing off on moving marketing budgets over to consultancies like Deloitte and Accenture...

Jay Thomson 14 Dec 2018

Lamin M. Manneh is director, UNDP Regional Service For Africa.
Enabling youth entrepreneurship in AfricaArticle

Although the continent's "rising narrative" began to dim with effect from 2015, when economic growth rates started declining dramatically, the "Afro-optimism" is gradually returning...

Lamin M. Manneh 7 Dec 2018

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