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#BizTrends2020: Main threat to SA businesses in 2020 is uncertainty
#BizTrends2020: Main threat to SA businesses in 2020 is uncertaintyArticle

While South Africa's power crisis is reportedly costing the country up to R80bn a month, it is not loadshedding itself that is currently the biggest threat to the economy...

Karen Petersen 17 Jan 2020

#BizTrends2020: A new generation of homeowners emerge
#BizTrends2020: A new generation of homeowners emergeArticle

Millennials have been accused by some media outlets of "killing the housing market", due to their reluctance to buy property. Their hesitancy stems more from being unable to afford it than from an emotional state...

Andrew Price 17 Jan 2020

#BizTrends2020: Startups can play a role in social change
#BizTrends2020: Startups can play a role in social changeArticle

What role can tech startups play in helping to solve the unemployment crisis? The short answer is: in a greater capacity than you'd think...

Eugene Coetzee 17 Jan 2020

#BizTrends2020: What you need to know about AI in 2020
#BizTrends2020: What you need to know about AI in 2020Article

Artificial Intelligence (AI) is the ability of computers to learn, gain experience and make decisions, just like humans...

Avsharn Bachoo 16 Jan 2020

#BizTrends2020: The century of the real estate A(I)gent
#BizTrends2020: The century of the real estate A(I)gentArticle

Tech facilitates transformation in real estate by automating mundane tasks so that agents have more time to focus on human problems and relationships...

Louise de Beer 16 Jan 2020

Erica Elk, founding executive director of the Craft & Design Institute
#BizTrends2020: Design thinking to rise in the public sectorArticle

In the face of increasingly tough systemic and complex challenges, there is an emerging global trend in the public sector towards using a design thinking approach to unlock new and innovative solutions...

Erica Elk 15 Jan 2020

#BizTrends2020: Top 2020 SA property market trends
#BizTrends2020: Top 2020 SA property market trendsArticle

In 2020, the subdued property market is set to continue. This means it has never been a better time to be a buyer...

Crispin Inglis 15 Jan 2020

Top 10 global consumer trends for 2020 - Euromonitor
Top 10 global consumer trends for 2020 - EuromonitorArticle

Market research provider Euromonitor International has released its 'Top 10 Global Consumer Trends 2020' report. The annual report identifies the most impactful trends driving consumer behavior, values and habits in the year ahead...

14 Jan 2020

#BizTrends2020: 6 cybersecurity trends to watch in 2020
#BizTrends2020: 6 cybersecurity trends to watch in 2020Article

The cybersecurity threat landscape is always shifting, making it easy for businesses to become vulnerable to emerging threats...

Charl Ueckermann 13 Jan 2020

#BizTrends2020: SA future in jeopardy if we don't urgently invest in our youth
#BizTrends2020: SA future in jeopardy if we don't urgently invest in our youthArticle

How do we harness the capacity and potential of our youth to drive change within communities, instead of creating more social beneficiaries of the state?

Tebogo Suping 13 Jan 2020

#BizTrends2020: 5 key architectural and sustainable initiative trends
#BizTrends2020: 5 key architectural and sustainable initiative trendsArticle

On a micro and macro level, the world focus for 2020 and beyond is a growing commitment towards the environment and sustainable energy...

Bouwer Serfontein 13 Jan 2020

#BizTrends2020: Where building security and technology meet
#BizTrends2020: Where building security and technology meetArticle

Many property owners and landlords have focused on transforming buildings and workspaces into multi-purpose, digitally equipped and attractive places to work. Forward-looking property managers and developers have focused on technology...

Derek Lategan 13 Jan 2020

#BizTrends2020: Female leadership in SA's property sector needs to be prioritised
#BizTrends2020: Female leadership in SA's property sector needs to be prioritisedArticle

We've made significant strides in the last decade and there is visible progress of women being integrated into various roles within different segments of South Africa's property sector...

Nonhlanhla Mayisela 13 Jan 2020

#BizTrends2020: Key development trends to drive the new South African city
#BizTrends2020: Key development trends to drive the new South African cityArticle

The post-apartheid development of South African cities stimulated a refreshing injection of global ideas, creativity and talent, but this injection was largely defined by Western narratives and investment...

Warren Hewitt 10 Jan 2020

#BizTrends2020: Pioneering immersive design
#BizTrends2020: Pioneering immersive designArticle

Rapidly changing technology such as virtual reality (VR) and augmented reality (AR) is not only having an impact on the architecture industry, but interior design and fit-out as well.

Emily Clark 10 Jan 2020

#BizTrends2020: 3 technology trends shaping the property industry
#BizTrends2020: 3 technology trends shaping the property industryArticle

The digital revolution is changing our economy and with that the way businesses operate and serve their customers...

Tanja Lategan 10 Jan 2020

#BizTrends2020: Cybersecurity trends predictions
#BizTrends2020: Cybersecurity trends predictionsArticle

The realities of the negative impact of modern cyber threats arguably hit home for South Africans in 2019 - more than any other year...

Brian Pinnock 9 Jan 2020

#BizTrends2020: Africa's new wave architecture
#BizTrends2020: Africa's new wave architectureArticle

We are entering a new phase in the history of African architecture. A period defined by African architects who are moved by cultural nuances and societal needs...

Chris Malan 9 Jan 2020

#BizTrends2020: SA's transition to a cleaner, greener economy
#BizTrends2020: SA's transition to a cleaner, greener economyArticle

South Africa is taking strides towards transitioning to a cleaner green economy, with the country's approved 2019 Integrated Resource Plan (IRP) being gazetted...

Ntombifuthi Ntuli 9 Jan 2020

#BizTrends2020: Taking the 20s into the cloud for marketing clout
#BizTrends2020: Taking the 20s into the cloud for marketing cloutArticle

The last decade was all about the cloud. From 2010 the cloud moved from novelty to the accepted means to deploy infrastructure...

Johan Walters 9 Jan 2020

#BizTrends2020: SA retail favours the bold
#BizTrends2020: SA retail favours the boldArticle

The unique SA retail environment presents new and established retailers with a good opportunity for success. Let's take a closer look.

Nomzamo Radebe 9 Jan 2020

#BizTrends2020: 3 changes coming to the way we learn
#BizTrends2020: 3 changes coming to the way we learnArticle

Benjamin Franklin once said: "An investment in knowledge always pays the best interest." In a world defined by flux, education itself is the only certainty of 100 percent return - and sometimes the only lifeboat we have to remain relevant in a world tossed by constant change.

Adi Stephan 8 Jan 2020

#BizTrends2020: Machine learning set to burst the bubble of digital marketing
#BizTrends2020: Machine learning set to burst the bubble of digital marketingArticle

For years digital marketers revelled in the fact that they could accurately measure the return on ad spend. Since everything could be tracked, we could know where our money was being spent and how it was being consumed by our target audiences.

Andrew Smit 8 Jan 2020

#BizTrends2020: Data becomes ever more precious in 2020 and beyond
#BizTrends2020: Data becomes ever more precious in 2020 and beyondArticle

Global lawmakers' growing concern with privacy is forcing marketers to rely more heavily on their first-party data. For the foreseeable future, CMOs will need to turn their minds to how they can use this data to create content that answers consumers' needs and captures their minds and loyalty.

Ansa Leighton 8 Jan 2020

#BizTrends2020: 7 shifts in retail attraction
#BizTrends2020: 7 shifts in retail attractionArticle

Retail is changing, but the mall in South Africa still has a central role in our communities. ..

Gavin Jones 8 Jan 2020

#BizTrends2020: The future of waste management in SA is innovation
#BizTrends2020: The future of waste management in SA is innovationArticle

The South African waste management industry is constantly developing and can be counted as one that is most efficient within the African continent...

Kate Stubbs 8 Jan 2020

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Brand humanity marketing trends 2020Article

2019 saw some poignant and outstanding advertising - cutting through old-style brand "boasting" and putting people (different kinds of people) in the spotlight...

Sheila McGillivray 8 Jan 2020

#BizTrends2020: Time for the NPO sector to ask tough questions
#BizTrends2020: Time for the NPO sector to ask tough questionsArticle

Non-profit organisations (NPOs) are working in a challenging context and this will continue in 2020...

Nazeema Mohamed 8 Jan 2020

Roan Mackintosh, MD Incubeta MEA
#BizTrends2020: Marketing teams must activate data insight in 2020 or be left behindArticle

Companies are tripping up in their attempts to embrace the opportunities of digital transformation. Creating great customer journeys relies on the smart use of available data...

Roan Mackintosh 7 Jan 2020

#BizTrends2020: Rural development in SA - the role of social investment
#BizTrends2020: Rural development in SA - the role of social investmentArticle

South Africa's rural communities have been marginalised for decades. Poverty - a result of historical injustice - is deeply entrenched outside cities, and communities find themselves lacking access to very basic services...

Sameera Munshi 7 Jan 2020

#BizTrends2020: Road map to the future and digital transformation in property
#BizTrends2020: Road map to the future and digital transformation in propertyArticle

The real estate business is going through significant change for the first time in my 20-year history in this industry...

Paul Stevens 7 Jan 2020

#BizTrends2020: The development sector - an industry in transformation
#BizTrends2020: The development sector - an industry in transformationArticle

Non-profits play a key role in filling the gaps of government shortfalls with regard to social services for citizens...

Onyi Nwaneri 6 Jan 2020

#BizTrends2020: Route to water prosperity - new perspectives for 2020
#BizTrends2020: Route to water prosperity - new perspectives for 2020Article

The quickest win of all lies in reticulation efficiency. We currently lose about 25% of treated, expensive drinking quality water to leaks in our cities and towns...

Dhesigen Naidoo 6 Jan 2020

#BizTrends2020: The rising role of women in real estate - 2020 and beyond
#BizTrends2020: The rising role of women in real estate - 2020 and beyondArticle

According to a recent Time magazine article, women are 'on the brink of a massive power shift...

Yael Geffen 3 Jan 2020

#BizTrends2020: 3 key trends shaping Africa's property sector
#BizTrends2020: 3 key trends shaping Africa's property sectorArticle

When looking at trends in Africa, it's always important not to fall into that all too common trap of seeing the continent as a homogeneous entity...

Gerhard Zeelie 3 Jan 2020

#BizTrends2020: Is a rental rebound on the cards?
#BizTrends2020: Is a rental rebound on the cards?Article

For most of 2017 and 2018, the rental growth rate trended downward - in other words, rents still increased, but at a slower pace...

Johette Smuts 3 Jan 2020

#BizTrends2020: Simple tech in M&E for non-profits
#BizTrends2020: Simple tech in M&E for non-profitsArticle

Technology is advancing every day, often with promises of solutions to make our lives easier and simpler...

Anja Mulder 2 Jan 2020

#BizTrends2020: Building for sustainability continues to promote valuable returns
#BizTrends2020: Building for sustainability continues to promote valuable returnsArticle

There is a direct link between the stability of an economy and ongoing development - and currently, the local construction and property industries are undeniably experiencing a lull...

Johan Piekaar 2 Jan 2020

#BizTrends2020: SA's shifting philanthropy landscape to enhance impact of giving
#BizTrends2020: SA's shifting philanthropy landscape to enhance impact of givingArticle

In 2019, the Nedbank Private Wealth Philanthropy Office produced its fourth biennial Giving Report, which offers insights into the giving practices, attitudes and behaviours of high net worth (HNW) individuals in South Africa...

Noxolo Hlongwane 2 Jan 2020

#BizTrends2020: Student housing - what do Gen Z's want?
#BizTrends2020: Student housing - what do Gen Z's want?Article

Born between the mid-90s and early 2010s, Gen Z's have grown up around Wi-Fi, smartphones and social media. With easy access to Google and YouTube, they're accustomed to having infinite knowledge at their fingertips...

John Schooling 2 Jan 2020

#BizTrends2020: Tech skills in 2020
#BizTrends2020: Tech skills in 2020Article

Access to software skills is now critical for any growing company...

Stephen van der Heijden 20 Dec 2019

#BizTrends2020: What's in store for a digitally connected Africa?
#BizTrends2020: What's in store for a digitally connected Africa?Article

One of the great privileges of working in Africa is how no two days are ever the same...

Cathy Smith 19 Dec 2019

#BizTrends2020: How diminishing trust is changing the PR and comms game
#BizTrends2020: How diminishing trust is changing the PR and comms gameArticle

There are three main forces that will fundamentally shape the world of PR and business communications in 2020 and beyond...

Kevin Welman 19 Dec 2019

#BizTrends 2020: Gearing up our people for the future
#BizTrends 2020: Gearing up our people for the futureArticle

We can all ponder and debate the trends for 2020 - everyone has his or her own perception as to what will influence our industry most. But looking back on a fairly tumultuous past twelve months, the only thing we can truly be assured of is that, try as we might, it is fairly impossible to accurately predict what exactly will be heading our way in the next twelve...

Wayne Naidoo 19 Dec 2019

What are the top tech trends to look out for in Africa in 2020?
What are the top tech trends to look out for in Africa in 2020?Article

Global publications have exploded with reports of the most exciting new developments that can be expected in 2020...

17 Dec 2019

#BizTrends2020: Trends for the near future
#BizTrends2020: Trends for the near futureArticle

In the knowledge economy, every glimpse of the probable future carries monetary value...

marian salzman 13 Dec 2019

#BizTrends2020: Educating Gen Alpha
#BizTrends2020: Educating Gen AlphaArticle

In today's society, the youth are ageing at a faster rate than ever before. But are our educational facilitators ready for this, or are they in need of a reboot?

Nicola Cooper 13 Dec 2019

#BizTrends2020: Marketing strategies and the rise of the machine
#BizTrends2020: Marketing strategies and the rise of the machineArticle

Tich Savanhu, head of digital strategy at Incubeta SA, looks at what should be highest on the agenda for marketing professionals when crafting their 2020 strategies...

Tichaona Savanhu 13 Dec 2019

#BizTrends2020: Digital ecosystems will drive digital businesses
#BizTrends2020: Digital ecosystems will drive digital businessesArticle

Digital ecosystems will drive digital businesses in 2020 - so what can we expect?

Grant Bennett 9 Dec 2019

#BizTrends2020: Digital digitisation and transformation
#BizTrends2020: Digital digitisation and transformationArticle

2020 holds digital sway over the business, investment and innovation...

Chris Ogden 2 Dec 2019

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