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Digital transformation in the financial services sector
Digital transformation in the financial services sectorArticle

Data protection and cybercrime are becoming more pressing issues for financial services companies to address from a legal perspective, as Covid-19 accelerates digital transformation...

Carla Collett et al. 14 hours ago

Rebuilding the humanitarian ecosystem in South Africa
Rebuilding the humanitarian ecosystem in South AfricaArticle

When the dust settles, the humanitarian sector will need to take strategic steps to restore and strengthen its capacity to contribute effectively to a post-Covid world...

Reana Rossouw, Issued by Next Generation 20 hours ago

BREAKING: Daily Maverick launches weekly print newspaper, exclusive interview with Styli Charalambous
BREAKING: Daily Maverick launches weekly print newspaper, exclusive interview with Styli CharalambousArticle

WATCH: Daily Maverick has just announced that it's launching a weekly newspaper, yes, in 2020, in the middle of a pandemic and the greatest calamity to ever hit the global print media. In our exclusive video interview, publisher and CEO Styli Charalambous tells us the rationale behind their decision to foray back to the future, as they've dubbed the project...

Jessica Tennant 1 day ago

Cheaper access to internet is top of ATU's agenda
Cheaper access to internet is top of ATU's agendaArticle

Over the last decade, the global ICT landscape especially in Africa has experienced a rise in connectivity and access to online media....

2 days ago

The top 4 things you need to know about digital transformation
The top 4 things you need to know about digital transformationArticle

Here are the top four things to know to make sense of digital transformation...

Issued by Arora Online 3 days ago

Look to the cloud for payroll and HR compliance across borders
Look to the cloud for payroll and HR compliance across bordersArticle

Heinrich Swanepoel, Head of Sales, at PaySpace shares insight as to why businesses looking to expand into Africa should consider cloud solutions to maintain security and compliance...

3 Aug 2020

8 golden rules for brands to win in a recession
8 golden rules for brands to win in a recessionArticle

Wunderman Thompson published a guide on 'How Brands Can Win in a Recession'. The global report is an essential manual for brands highlighting how to survive and thrive in the face of the recession...

Issued by Wunderman Thompson 31 Jul 2020

Digital transformation is an imperative, but security risks must be managed
Digital transformation is an imperative, but security risks must be managedArticle

The world of business has been in a state of flux for some time now, with the situation only exacerbated by the events of the past few months...

Linda Misauer 30 Jul 2020

Mickey Mashale appointed as Nexio's new CEO
Mickey Mashale appointed as Nexio's new CEOArticle

Nexio has appointed Mickey Mashale as the company's chief executive officer (CEO) with effect from 1 August 2020...

29 Jul 2020

ITA invests to grow Africa's connectivity
ITA invests to grow Africa's connectivityArticle

Internet Technologies Angola (ITA) have invested in its network infrastructure by establishing a new interconnection node in Angola hosted in the ITA Data Center...

27 Jul 2020

A Covid-19 survival guide for small businesses
A Covid-19 survival guide for small businessesArticle

In addition to Covid-19 being a global health crisis, the pandemic has unleashed extensive socio-economic impacts, putting many companies at risk of being forced out of business...

27 Jul 2020

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Why the customer should be at the centre of your digital transformation effortsArticle

Digital transformation, at its core, has always been about future-proofing businesses for survival in increasingly digital economies. Unlike most of life, which has been turned on its head during the COVID-19 crisis, digital transformation remains the same, only with the future businesses were preparing for, much closer...

Heidi Custers 24 Jul 2020

2020 Top Empowerment Virtual Summit: Kganki Matabane 'BBBEE is going nowhere'
2020 Top Empowerment Virtual Summit: Kganki Matabane 'BBBEE is going nowhere'Article

When Kganki Matabane, CEO of Black Business Council, was asked if BEE will be lost due to Covid-19, his emphatic answer: "Certainly not"...

Issued by Topco Media 23 Jul 2020

Hybrid working to define The Office 2.0
Hybrid working to define The Office 2.0Article

A recent Henderson Institute paper, The Science of Organisational Change, argues that the most successful organisations in the 2020s will be those who "constantly learn and adapt to changing realities..."

Francois Kriel, Issued by Kriel & Co 17 Jul 2020

Xcite20 Conference tackles 4IR and digital transformation
Xcite20 Conference tackles 4IR and digital transformationArticle

Is South Africa ready for the Fourth Industrial Revolution? Is Covid-19 accelerating the digital transformation journeys of South African businesses?

17 Jul 2020

Pieter Bensch, executive vice president, Africa & Middle East, Sage
Finance is becoming data-driven and strategic - Here's what CFOs need to knowArticle

South African chief financial officers and senior finance professionals recognise that the world is changing, with a perfect storm of technological and social forces altering the rules of business in this digital era...

Pieter Bensch 15 Jul 2020

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Africa's changing times in broadcast media: Embracing platforms to keep up with rising competitionArticle

As newer and more innovative technologies change how content is created, distributed and consumed, the entry of global players is threatening the local South African market share and compelling local media organisations to rethink their traditional business models to take up the competition in the global context...

Roman Magis 15 Jul 2020

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Location intelligence - improving efficiencies for the logistics sector as lockdown eases upArticle

As lockdown restrictions ease slightly in South Africa and some economic activities resume, the logistics and transport sector is likely to become a centre point of the "new normal: as consumers increasingly shift to remote shopping...

Gary Allemann 15 Jul 2020

#StartupStory: Need legal advice? Get Law
#StartupStory: Need legal advice? Get LawArticle

Ya'eesh Cader together with his brother made use of the nationwide lockdown to enable, rather than disable their online legal platform, Get Law...

Evan-Lee Courie 14 Jul 2020

Insightopedia: Media trends during Covid-19
Insightopedia: Media trends during Covid-19Article

Due to the Covid-19 pandemic and the global lockdown, society has relied more on digital platforms for updated information. Here's an in-depth look at what Covid-19 media consumption habits look like...

Issued by Openfield 14 Jul 2020

Gearing up for transformation
Gearing up for transformationArticle

South Africa is lacking a sense of urgency when it comes to digital transformation...

14 Jul 2020

Are you ready for digital enablement?
Are you ready for digital enablement?Article

Defining digital enablement for the public sector and the value it delivers over the long and the short term is crucial...

13 Jul 2020

How many employees will return to the office?
How many employees will return to the office?Article

Regardless of the easing of lockdown, most employees still won't be returning to their offices, an international survey by Citrix has revealed. This is largely due to the rapid shift to remote working that has accelerated digital transformation at most companies. The survey shows IT leaders are preparing for new work order...

10 Jul 2020

Swapping outsourcing for in-house expertise
Swapping outsourcing for in-house expertiseArticle

As the trend towards decentralised production and the in-sourcing of digital and creative work gathers force globally in the marketing and advertising sectors, Hoorah is ahead of the curve having positioned itself firmly in the consultancy space from the get-go...

Issued by Irvine Partners 10 Jul 2020

Education sector catapulted into digital transformation
Education sector catapulted into digital transformationArticle

South Africa had many educational challenges before the pandemic and the tactical implementation of technology into classrooms was only beginning to really make a play in certain tiers...

Issued by The Catalyst Africa 8 Jul 2020

Covid-19 exposes lack of a digital roadmap
Covid-19 exposes lack of a digital roadmapArticle

Senior representatives from Dell Technologies and Pirelli agree that the acceleration of digital transformation is necessary to prepare for future disruptions...

7 Jul 2020

Covid-19 drives digital transformation in the insurance industry
Covid-19 drives digital transformation in the insurance industryArticle

The Covid-19 pandemic is emerging as a powerful driver for digital transformation in the insurance industry...

Robin Wagner 3 Jul 2020

#LockdownLessons: Covid-19 presents a golden opportunity for change
#LockdownLessons: Covid-19 presents a golden opportunity for changeArticle

The weeks wear on under lockdown and Covid-19 cases are ramping up in South Africa. As we cling to semblances of life before the pandemic, I'm convinced that if we're going to come out victorious, it's going to be hope for the future that sees us through this especially difficult time in global history...

Greg Nott 3 Jul 2020

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The rise of the consulting agencyArticle

The way organisations operate has shifted considerably in the wake of the Covid-19 outbreak. While much still seems uncertain, the key to surviving - and thriving - is based on the speed, tenacity and dexterity with which businesses need to adapt...

Keshia Patchiappen 2 Jul 2020

The disconnected continent
The disconnected continentArticle

The IDC market outlook for Africa underscores the value of connectivity, the importance of ICT and the need to be more prepared when it comes to digital...

Sabelo Dlamini 1 Jul 2020

A freshened up Food24 brings smart inspiration to SA's kitchens
A freshened up Food24 brings smart inspiration to SA's kitchensArticle

Built by New Media's in-house dev agency, Swipe iX, the new site mixes Food24's 18-year legacy of 15,000 recipes and 7,000 food articles with a new look and smart tech...

Brent Smith, Issued by New Media 30 Jun 2020

#LockdownLessons: Digital transformation isn't a nice-to-have, it's a basic need
#LockdownLessons: Digital transformation isn't a nice-to-have, it's a basic needArticle

Sylvester Ratlabala, OneConnect CEO, shares his experience of the current Covid-19 crisis and how the organisation is navigating these unusual times...

Shan Radcliffe 29 Jun 2020

How Covid-19 accelerated one of the greatest workplace transformations of our time
How Covid-19 accelerated one of the greatest workplace transformations of our timeArticle

There's never been a more interesting time to be in human resources. This was true a few months ago, before Covid-19, when Sage released the Changing Face of HR research report...

Marvin Opperman 29 Jun 2020

SA enterprises adopt digital workforces
SA enterprises adopt digital workforcesArticle

According to a survey, 93% of South African business decision-makers see automation as the key to driving a digital transformation...

29 Jun 2020

Diesel reveals Hyperoom, its new virtual fashion buying platform and showroom
Diesel reveals Hyperoom, its new virtual fashion buying platform and showroomArticle

Diesel has launched Hyperoom, a 360-degree digital sales platform and exhibition space designed to create "immersive and emotional engagements" with fashion buyers...

26 Jun 2020

Smart technology set to fast forward e-commerce imagery and digital design
Smart technology set to fast forward e-commerce imagery and digital designArticle

Studio[K]irmack, a unique visual studio that embraces automated photographic technology, smart machines and intelligent software to enable retailers and brands to shoot high-end productions without the sometimes and potentially expensive traditional photographic setup and post production...

Issued by Studio[K]irmack 25 Jun 2020

How Covid-19 is driving digital transformation
How Covid-19 is driving digital transformationArticle

Covid-19 has certainly forced a lot of change, very rapidly. Both in the business and consumer spheres, the virtual world has become increasingly important as physical equivalents remain problematic...

23 Jun 2020

Ogilvy Johannesburg and Ogilvy Cape Town among Cannes Top 5 most creative agencies of the decade
Ogilvy Johannesburg and Ogilvy Cape Town among Cannes Top 5 most creative agencies of the decadeArticle

Ogilvy Johannesburg has ranked third in the Cannes Lions Middle East and Africa Agency of the Decade rankings, followed closely by Ogilvy Cape Town, ranking fourth...

Issued by Ogilvy South Africa 23 Jun 2020

The next normal: what to expect
The next normal: what to expectArticle

Marketers are taking note of consumer behaviour and predicting what the next normal could look like, says Kelly Moses, DAN SSA Regional Communications Manager...

Issued by Dentsu Aegis Network 22 Jun 2020

Ogilvy named Network of the Year by The One Show
Ogilvy named Network of the Year by The One ShowArticle

The One Show, the world's most prestigious award show in advertising, design and digital marketing, has named Ogilvy 2020 Network of the Year in recognition of outstanding work across disciplines on behalf of its clients...

Issued by Ogilvy South Africa 22 Jun 2020

Vera Songwe, executive secretary of the Economic Commission for Africa (ECA)
Aftermath of Covid-19 requires Africa to be bold in its path to recoveryArticle

Vera Songwe, executive secretary of the ECA, says tackling the ongoing coronavirus pandemic effectively to ensure Africa grows back and builds back better in the aftermath of Covid-19 requires boldness...

19 Jun 2020

Top 4 benefits of Industry 4.0
Top 4 benefits of Industry 4.0Article

In the pre-Covid-19 world, Industry 4.0 was driving automation and data exchange trends in manufacturing technologies and processes at an exponential rate. Now, Industry 4.0 has been accelerated even more...

18 Jun 2020

Emmanuel DeGroote, regional head of compliance, Africa and Middle East for Standard Chartered
A robust fintech regulatory framework is crucial to Africa's financial prospectsArticle

Over the last decade, Africa has witnessed a sweeping transformation in the financial sector. Millions of formerly unbanked Africans today use banking facilities with the touch of their fingers through mobile applications...

Emmanuel DeGroote 17 Jun 2020

From tragedy to triumph: How a digital brand can emerge from a lockdown liquidation
From tragedy to triumph: How a digital brand can emerge from a lockdown liquidationArticle

When Associated Media Publishing closed its doors after 38 years, it sent a tragic message about business in the Covid-19 era: jobs would dwindle, and companies would liquidate. But it's not all bad news...

Issued by Arora Online 17 Jun 2020

#YouthMonth: A 12-year-old and their mobile device
#YouthMonth: A 12-year-old and their mobile deviceArticle

To celebrate Youth Day, we reached out to some of our younger crew members to find out about their lockdown learnings...

Elaine Wang 15 Jun 2020

The rise of a new economy
The rise of a new economyArticle

It is more urgent now than ever before that businesses invest in digital transformation. Since the global lockdown, millions of people have turned to digital tools and methods for work, entertainment and shopping. Companies also had to rethink the way they do business and had to adapt to the 'new normal'...

Nick Durrant, Issued by Bluegrass Digital 11 Jun 2020

Dr Tijsbert Creemers-Chaturvedi, managing director and partner at BCG, Johannesburg
How banks can turn risks into opportunities during a crisis like Covid-19Article

The South African banking sector has a global reputation for being robust, well-regulated and resilient. These characteristics have stood the industry in good stead during times of crisis in the past...

Tijsbert Creemers-Chaturvedi 10 Jun 2020

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