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8 post-Covid grocery retail survival strategies
8 post-Covid grocery retail survival strategiesArticle

What can grocery retailers do to ensure that they retain their current customers and attract more customers to their stores once the Covid-19 pandemic has ended?

Semona Pillay 20 hours ago

Meltwater now listed and trading on Euronext Growth
Meltwater now listed and trading on Euronext GrowthArticle

Meltwater, a leading global provider of media intelligence and social analytics Software-as-a-Service solutions, has been admitted to trading on Euronext Growth Oslo (ticker code: MWTR)...

Issued by Meltwater 1 day ago

When your dream job is a nightmare
When your dream job is a nightmareArticle

What happens when you land your dream job but it turns out to be anything but?

Lisa Cohen and Sandra E. Spataro 1 day ago

Beyond data in Kenya: How the right SaaS company can help your business
Beyond data in Kenya: How the right SaaS company can help your businessArticle

With more than 22 million internet users and over 11 million social media users in Kenya, access to digital data is on the rise in the country that continues to be a technological hub on the African continent...

Siphesihle Hlela 2 days ago

Athlone primary school receives a 4IR Stream Lab, enabling coding and robotics learning
Athlone primary school receives a 4IR Stream Lab, enabling coding and robotics learningArticle

Silverlea Primary School in Athlone, Cape Town has received a 4IR Stream laboratory from the Sakhikamva Foundation and the Polyoak Packaging Group...

2 days ago

No, robots aren't really taking over the workplace
No, robots aren't really taking over the workplaceArticle

The introduction of robots and AI in science fiction books and films has given rise to a fear that machines will soon take over...

3 days ago

Meltwater announces agreement to acquire Klear
Meltwater announces agreement to acquire KlearArticle

Meltwater has announced an agreement to acquire leading social influencer marketing company Klear for $17.8m in a combination of cash and earn-out...

Issued by Meltwater 7 May 2021

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FAO, partners' high-tech response to help win fight against desert locust swarmsArticle

In the past year, waves of the desert locusts have swept across East Africa, Yemen and southwest Asia in massive swarms which have contained up to 80 million in a single square kilometre...

7 May 2021

Introducing DotModus insights products
Introducing DotModus insights productsArticle

DotModus has launched three new insights products to help your business leverage artificial intelligence and cloud data technology to gain a competitive edge...

Issued by DotModus 6 May 2021

#StartupFunding101: Zachariah George talks early-stage funding in SA
#StartupFunding101: Zachariah George talks early-stage funding in SAArticle

Zachariah George, co-founder and chief investment officer of Startupbootcamp AfriTech and Endeavor mentor, walks us through the stages of early-stage funding and how to approach it in South Africa...

Evan-Lee Courie 6 May 2021

Higher education in a disrupted world
Higher education in a disrupted worldArticle

Higher education institutions have long been considered to be the repositories of knowledge and learning and the structures through which knowledge is produced and disseminated...

Professor Ahmed Shaikh, Issued by Regent Business School 5 May 2021

How manufacturers can unleash their digital marketplace superpower
How manufacturers can unleash their digital marketplace superpowerArticle

Digital marketplaces such as Amazon, Alibaba, click and collect models, and food delivery ecosystems have rapidly changed consumer behaviour, and increased the demand for convenience...

Haydn Townsend 3 May 2021

AI, freedom of expression and the press
AI, freedom of expression and the pressArticle

A free press or media has an important role to play in democracies as it is responsible for gathering and distributing the information that citizens use to decide how they are going to vote...

Hanno Brink 3 May 2021

Optimising customer experience: it all starts with the data
Optimising customer experience: it all starts with the dataArticle

Optimising customer experience by leveraging emerging and new technology results in a host of positive spin-offs for businesses but it must be approached in a methodical and strategic manner...

Wynand Smit 29 Apr 2021

3 defining tech moments that have helped businesses face Covid-19
3 defining tech moments that have helped businesses face Covid-19Article

While Covid has delivered new challenges, it has also caused many companies to turn to new technology...

Angelique Montalto 29 Apr 2021

Technology to drive SA agriculture toward sustainability
Technology to drive SA agriculture toward sustainabilityArticle

Technology and the introduction of high-impact technological solutions has proven to be an enabler in assisting farmers and stakeholders in addressing and alleviating climate change challenges...

22 Apr 2021

Give your data a workout: How digital analytics can predict the unpredictable
Give your data a workout: How digital analytics can predict the unpredictableArticle

Here's how to win in critical moments of truth and better predict the future by improving the clarity, transparency and excellence of your digital performance...

Kent Diepraam and Sagar Ramsinghani, Issued by Kantar 22 Apr 2021

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

A sticky situation: Part 2: Post humans, frogs and AGI
A sticky situation: Part 2: Post humans, frogs and AGIArticle

In Part 1, Edward Herridge took a look at the genre of apocalyptic entertainment being popular because it accesses an atavistic fear of technology that mushroomed into the human subconscious...

Edward Herridge 20 Apr 2021

How to improve your digital customer service strategy
How to improve your digital customer service strategyArticle

In today's customer-driven world, the role of the customer service and support team is more critical than ever. Businesses need to shift their mindset...

Ndagi Job Goshi 19 Apr 2021

The 8 most in-demand IT jobs in South Africa right now
The 8 most in-demand IT jobs in South Africa right nowArticle

Xpatweb has released its 2020/21 Critical Skills Survey Report, which details the eight most sought-after jobs in the IT sector right now...

19 Apr 2021

11 digital trends in the insurance industry
11 digital trends in the insurance industryArticle

Most all players in the insurance sector are digitising - some more seamlessly than others. This phygital (meeting of the physical and digital worlds) trend is becoming omnipotent...

Kevin Wright 16 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

The crucial role that technology plays in workforce management
The crucial role that technology plays in workforce managementArticle

To manage workforce management, organisations are embracing innovation and turning to advanced technology...

Dereck Sigamoney 13 Apr 2021

Using Google's chatbot technology to prioritise the mental health of students at UP
Using Google's chatbot technology to prioritise the mental health of students at UPArticle

The University of Pretoria's Student Counselling Unit and DotModus designed and built a first-of-its-kind counselling chatbot for university students as part of their Student Counselling Unit-Bot (Scu-B) initiative...

Issued by DotModus 13 Apr 2021

Compliant call recording unlocks a treasure trove of business benefits, says Telviva
Compliant call recording unlocks a treasure trove of business benefits, says TelvivaArticle

Businesses are starting to appreciate that the effective and compliant recording of conversations has evolved from humble beginnings into a strategy to provide a strategic business advantage...

Issued by Telviva 12 Apr 2021

The dawn of an opt in culture demands changing marketing models
The dawn of an opt in culture demands changing marketing modelsArticle

Is the rise of the opting in culture eating into the reach of the 'niche'? Will a more mature view of personal information protection eclipse the right target, at the wrong time and place?...

Issued by Kriel & Co 12 Apr 2021

Mercedes AMG: Stepping things up
Mercedes AMG: Stepping things upArticle

Mercedes- AMG are stepping up on the accelerator as far as their sedans and hatches go and they are in the process of giving their loyal clients plenty to choose from...

Naresh Maharaj 8 Apr 2021

New Bridgestone head of marketing announced
New Bridgestone head of marketing announcedArticle

Sara Didiza has been in the position since March and leads a multi-disciplinary team that includes product management, public relations, and more...

8 Apr 2021

Driving economic growth in Africa through digital transformation - Africa Tech Week
Driving economic growth in Africa through digital transformation - Africa Tech WeekArticle

On 5 and 6 May, Topco Media and partners will be presenting a robust networking experience aimed at kick-starting economic growth in Africa, using technology...

Issued by Topco Media 7 Apr 2021

LG's smartphone business unit to close down
LG's smartphone business unit to close downArticle

Following a continuing loss in the market, LG has decided to withdraw from the smartphone business...

6 Apr 2021

See: Lexus premiers LF-Z Electrified, a BEV concept car to the world
See: Lexus premiers LF-Z Electrified, a BEV concept car to the worldGallery

Lexus has revealed its world premiere of LF-Z Electrified a BEV concept car that is to be released in 2025.

1 Apr 2021

SA's Pegasus Vertical Business Jet gets ready for lift-off
SA's Pegasus Vertical Business Jet gets ready for lift-offArticle

The Pegasus Vertical Business Jet is entering its next phase with two quarter-scale models to be ready for testing and engineering by May 2021...

Issued by The Publicity Workshop 1 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

How Africa can participate in the global conversation on AI ethics
How Africa can participate in the global conversation on AI ethicsArticle

Without sufficient skin in the game, Africa may end up being technologically colonised by big tech. Here's why Africa needs to get in on the conversation...

Musa Kalenga & Samuel Segun 31 Mar 2021

AI in Africa: The top 5 in-demand technologies at the moment
AI in Africa: The top 5 in-demand technologies at the momentArticle

The top five technology categories in-demand in the next two years in Africa include...

Nick Bradshaw 25 Mar 2021

Why the future of business communications is about more than technology
Why the future of business communications is about more than technologyArticle

Even prior to the pandemic, communications were transitioning into more digital-friendly environments. Today, the focus is on delivering an omnichannel experience for customers, understanding their unique requirements, and delivering value...

Rob Lith, Issued by Telviva 24 Mar 2021

AI and edge computing is a match made in IT heaven
AI and edge computing is a match made in IT heavenArticle

As both technologies continue to mature, they are increasingly being included together in an IT leader's decision-making. The two technologies go hand in hand...

Ronald Ravel 24 Mar 2021

Customers are wanting personalised experiences from winning brands
Customers are wanting personalised experiences from winning brandsArticle

Today, experience is king and 80% of customers say they are more likely to do business with a company if it offers personalised experiences...

Haydn Townsend 24 Mar 2021

Enterprises UP research project: The 4IR and its impact on future skills and training needs
Enterprises UP research project: The 4IR and its impact on future skills and training needsArticle

A team of experts from Enterprises UP recently completed a study, supporting the Fibre Processing and Manufacturing Sector Education and Training Authority's ongoing research into the impact of the Fourth Industrial Resolution...

Issued by Enterprises University of Pretoria 19 Mar 2021

Developing these skills now for careers of the future
Developing these skills now for careers of the futureArticle

In a rapidly changing world of work, it is time to ensure schools are deliberately developing those skills which will be in high demand...

19 Mar 2021

'Future-ready' organisations are leveraging digital to operate faster, smarter
'Future-ready' organisations are leveraging digital to operate faster, smarterArticle

The pandemic-driven acceleration of digital adoption and the resulting new agile ways of operating could unlock $5.4trn in profitable growth if applied broadly...

19 Mar 2021

#StartupStory: LegitLaw - the new self-service platform for basic business contracts
#StartupStory: LegitLaw - the new self-service platform for basic business contractsArticle

In the era of digitalisation, automation and self-help services, the legal sector has been slow to transform. LegitLaw is changing that with the launch of its legal tech-meets-online shopping platform...

Shan Radcliffe 18 Mar 2021

Your brand will thrive when you empathise with your customers
Your brand will thrive when you empathise with your customersArticle

The pandemic and its economic fallout have changed our world for good. Consumers are reassessing their needs and values, adapting their behaviours, and adjusting how they make decisions...

Virginia Alvarez 17 Mar 2021

Train passengers carried out a Covid-19 detection test with the GeNose C19 screening at Pasar Turi Station, Surabaya, February 15, 2021.
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Indonesian-made Covid-19 breathalyser sensitivity comparable to RT-PCRArticle

A year into the Covid-19 pandemic, global testing capacity sadly mimics countries' GDP per capita. Testing requires money, and rich countries can spend more on tests than middle-income and poor countries...

17 Mar 2021

Invest in knowledge in 2021
Invest in knowledge in 2021Article

When you understand the value of knowledge, it's just a matter of getting more of it. Dedicate yourself to constant learning!...

Issued by Wits Plus 15 Mar 2021

The marine sector can still work towards low carbon shipping
The marine sector can still work towards low carbon shippingArticle

Davey Jose, thematic analyst, disruptive technologies for HSBC Global Research Insights, explores how batteries, biofuels, hydrogen, ammonia and digitalisation can all help decarbonisation...

Dave Jose 12 Mar 2021

Diversity matters because diversity wins
Diversity matters because diversity winsArticle

Africa, like everywhere in the world, has been coping with Covid-19, which has disproportionately impacted women. The pandemic is a watershed moment for gender equality...

Ann Cairns 11 Mar 2021

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