Results for Brett St Clair
2018 was the year that we realised that Artificial Intelligence (AI) was no longer to be shelved in the corner of the video store like 2001's Space Odyssey...
Brett St Clair 7 Jan 2019
Discover the most read content on Bizcommunity's IT & Telecommunications site over the past year...
18 Dec 2018
The Institute of Information Technology Professionals SA (IITPSA) has named the finalists for the 2018 President's Awards...
25 Oct 2018
Are African businesses ready to become disruptors? Disruption is a trendy term - but disruption has been around since the big bang, and we've seen it operating through time at different scales...
Brett St Clair 15 May 2018
The ninth Annual IT Leaders Africa Summit, which is taking place from 9-10 May 2018 in Cape Town, will zoom in on the evolution of the African CIO...
16 Apr 2018
Digital transformation continues to grow with a predicted spend of $1.7 globally by 2019, a massive 42% increase on 2017 spend (IDC 2017). It is a given that cloud computing services will gain a phenomenal market share in Africa this year...
Brett St Clair 8 Feb 2018
The SpaceStation hosted its second annual Digital Salt conference on Thursday, 21 September, in Hyde Park, Johannesburg. Digital Salt is a coming together of the top minds in digital in South Africa to unpack trends, insights, solutions and innovations...
Issued by The SpaceStation 27 Sep 2017
In the context of the massive shift in digital the world is undergoing; the big idea is dead. There is a new way of work and it is lean and agile. It is about learning, tweaking and testing. It is about building a personal relationship with every customer...
Danette Breitenbach 11 Jul 2017
We interviewed a number of speakers for a summary of their talks at the Apex masterclass yesterday...
7 Jul 2017
Danette Breitenbach chats to Brett St Clair, head of digital product management at Barclays Africa at the 2017 Apex Awards.
7 Jul 2017
The two 2017 Apex Awards events (masterclass and awards ceremony) will be held on Thursday, 6 July 2017 at The Galleria in Sandton and ticket sales are now open...
27 Jun 2017
Matthew Barclay of Meltwater, Brett St Clair of Barclay Africa and Justin Spratt of Uber SSA kicked off IMC Conference 2017 at the White Space in Red & Yellow School Cape Town with a session focused on big data, how AI will fundamentally change the world of work and its specific business implications...
Leigh Andrews 1 Jun 2017
Twelve keynote presentations, two heated panel discussions, plenty of networking platforms and learning content will all be packed into one exhilarating day on 1 June in Cape Town...
Issued by IMC Conference 14 Mar 2017
The IAB SA has announced the Bookmark Awards finalists for 2017. Following several weeks of judging, the panel has narrowed down a record number of entries into a shortlist of official finalists, each demonstrating talent and digital innovation in their respective categories...
22 Feb 2017
With faster, cheaper bandwidth either ready or not far off, Africa is experiencing the digital content and services moment. Like all things at the beginning, it's full of fits and starts but the direction is clear...
Russell Southwood 3 Dec 2014
Ever wish you could locate your car in a packed parking lot by checking on your phone? With the Internet of Things, everyday household products are about to become a whole lot smarter...
Leigh Andrews 14 Nov 2014
The Minister of Tourism Derek Hanekom has called on mobile networks and tourism operators to free up broadband to allow international tourists to share their South African holiday experiences on social media more freely.
15 Sep 2014
The word 'hacker' generally conjures up images of people cracking passwords and breaking into computer systems unlawfully. But this past weekend computer developers were invited to take part in a Hackathon - an official World Design Capital event - and the City was there, aiding and abetting the team.
30 May 2014
Brett St Clair, head of new products sub-Saharan Africa for Google, talked at AfricaCom's day two AfricaCast session about understanding the role YouTube can play in Africa.
Ilse van den Berg 15 Nov 2013
The 16th annual AfricaCom conference kicked off yesterday, 12 November 2013, at the CTICC. Here are just a few of the highlights from the opening day.
13 Nov 2013
Find out more about the current trends in mobile search and mobile marketing for businesses in South Africa and Africa by listening to the podcast of last week's Biz Takeouts Marketing & Media radio show, which airs every Thursday from 5-6pm streamed live via 2oceansVibe Radio. [twitterfall]
28 Jan 2013
Tune in to this week's Biz Takeouts Marketing & Media radio show, streamed live 5pm-6pm via 2oceansVibe Radio to find out more about mobile in South Africa and Africa and what Google Mobile is up to in the mobile space. [twitterfall]
24 Jan 2013
The second annual Marketing Indaba Conference and Expo, which took place on 9 and 10 May at the CTICC, delivered on its promise to inspire and inform delegates and visitors. The theme of this year's conference was 'cutting through the clutter'.
Issued by CADEK Media 21 May 2012
Google SA has confirmed that Brett St Clair, Head of New Products for Sub-Sahara Africa, will be speaking at the Marketing Indaba Conference. St Clair, who was a popular speaker at last year's conference, will return on the 10 May and will be talking on putting the plus (+1) behind Google and how social media is changing online marketing.
Issued by CADEK Media 2 May 2012
Despite Africa's mobile explosion, there a belief that there's still a long way to go before the continent accedes to the throne of the mobile revolution, thanks to expensive Internet data, lack of relevant content and affordable devices, and difficult access to remote areas. "We need more devices and relevant content, and data is too expensive," Brett St Clair, head of mobile of Google in SA, said.
Issa Sikiti da Silva: @sikitimedia 18 Oct 2011
While consumers have clearly gone mobile, many businesses are still playing catch-up. Here are a few steps that businesses can take to begin building their smartphone Internet strategies today.
Brett St Clair 18 Aug 2011
From the birth of print media in the 1500s to the dawn of outdoor in the 1800s, cinema (1910s), radio (1920s), TV (1950s), Internet (1990s), and the rise of mobile in 2000, marketing has undergone a major overhaul as the dynamics of each media mentioned above dictated and influenced the strategies of the game. However, experts believe mobile - the seventh media - has proven to be the most pulsating of all, judging by the way it has rewritten the rules of selling.
Issa Sikiti da Silva 28 Oct 2010
The Mobile Marketing Association's (MMA) South African Council's newly elected co-chairs, Raymond Buckle, SilverstoneCIS founder and CEO and Brett St Clair, Admob Google country manager for South Africa, launched the Certified Mobile Marketer Programme for South Africa on Monday, 18 October 2010.
19 Oct 2010
Mobile Monday aims to foster co-operation and cross-border business development through virtual and live networking events by sharing ideas, best practices and trends from global markets. This month's was held on Monday evening, 15 March 2010, in Melrose Arch, Johannesburg, as a live session with local and international speakers and offered an opportunity to network after the sessions.
17 Mar 2010
Mobile advertising is proving to be an excellent tool of marketing as research shows that it has strong brand recall, is a place for activity, is needs-driven and reaches a huge number of consumers, compared to traditional media, according to Brett St Clair of AdMob.
Issa Sikiti da Silva 24 Aug 2009
How does one market and brand in 2009 when faced with at least 400 local websites on which you can place an ad, as well as 36 terrestrial channels, YouTube, podcasts, Facebook, radio, newspaper, magazine, mobile and sundry outdoor media options?
Terry Levin 4 Nov 2008
It's winter and my Nokia N95 has flu. But it's late, and I am ignoring its coughs and splutters and reading a great book which I reckon could be well on its way to becoming a school history text book. It's about how technology and telecommunications flattened the world. How online phenomena such as Google and Facebook understood the power of the Internet and their brands spread like viral wildfire.
Brett St Clair 4 Jul 2008
As I rub my Nokia N95, I get on my knees and make three wishes...
Brett St Clair 24 Jun 2008