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Richard Rattue, MD, Compli-Serve
Two decades ago, and the times to come: How technology has shaped financial servicesArticle

A little shy of two decades ago, I penned an article on how technology was impacting financial services and importantly, financial advice. I thought it would be interesting to review some of my statements...

Richard Rattue 6 Apr 2021

Engagement, inquiry and community: What are Gen Zs looking for in learning?
Engagement, inquiry and community: What are Gen Zs looking for in learning?Article

What has my cursory listening taught me about how Gen Zs live and, ultimately, learn? We know that Gen Z students need to be engaged...

Dr Andrew Hibling, Issued by EDGE Education 4 Mar 2021

Consumers are changing and so are their choices
Consumers are changing and so are their choicesArticle

Today's consumers expect more from the brands they support and the demand for environmentally-friendly trade is on the increase...

Greg Viljoen 15 Feb 2021

#BizTrends2021: How Gen Z is changing the face of leadership
#BizTrends2021: How Gen Z is changing the face of leadershipArticle

According to Boniswa Pezisa, the youngest generation currently joining the workforce - Gen Z - should be made a part of the decision-making process...

Shan Radcliffe 1 Feb 2021

#BizTrends2021: Ndeye Diagne: How Gen Z is building a better Africa
#BizTrends2021: Ndeye Diagne: How Gen Z is building a better AfricaArticle

Afro-centrist and data storyteller, Ndeye Diagne, managing director at Kantar Nigeria and Ghana, takes a look at how Gen Z is influencing societal and cultural trends...

Evan-Lee Courie 28 Jan 2021

Adapting marketing to the post-Covid: The new normal
Adapting marketing to the post-Covid: The new normalArticle

Lockdown has redefined the way marketers build and define relationships with consumers. Creativity, adaptability and digital skills are now more important than ever...

Shaheen Khan, Issued by Regent Business School 8 Jan 2021

#BizTrends2021: A renewed focus on community through exclusive content and livestreaming
#BizTrends2021: A renewed focus on community through exclusive content and livestreamingArticle

I'm not one to blow my own trumpet - well, not too much anyway - but all of the #BizTrends that I made last year came to fruition. A focus on independent artists, the rise of TikTok, the continued domination of streaming services - all featured prominently in shaping the global music scene...

Tecla Ciolfi 6 Jan 2021

Instant EFT shines in local alternative payment methods space
Instant EFT shines in local alternative payment methods spaceArticle

While in-app payments, wallets and QR codes dominate in the mobile payment space, when it comes to bigger ticket items, instant EFT payments are becoming the method of choice...

Issued by DPO Paygate 26 Nov 2020

3 tips to keep your company culture flourishing while working remotely
3 tips to keep your company culture flourishing while working remotelyArticle

How has your internal communication and workplace culture changed during lockdown? Do you think it has changed or has it remained the same? What systems do you have in place to gauge and keep track of your team's morale, engagement and culture...?

25 Nov 2020

Tanya Long, COO, Argility Technology Group
Trust is retail's secret sauceArticle

Building trust has always been critical in retail, but in the digital age, its importance has doubled. Technology and human judgement hold the key...

Tanya Long 17 Nov 2020

How lockdown has impacted property buying trends among SA's generations
How lockdown has impacted property buying trends among SA's generationsArticle

The Covid-19 pandemic and lockdown has been a catalyst for highlighting the different characteristics - as well as the commonalities of preference - among various generations of home buyers...

Dr Andrew Golding 3 Nov 2020

The rise of the spirit of entrepreneurship in 2020
The rise of the spirit of entrepreneurship in 2020Article

2020 has forced businesses to change the way that they do things - whether through promoting greater entrepreneurial thinking and innovation in the workplace, or simply encouraging employees to follow their passion projects or 'side hustles'...

2 Nov 2020

Why Gen Z needs to be the focus of your digital marketing
Why Gen Z needs to be the focus of your digital marketingArticle

Generation Z is now entering the workplace. Born from 1997 onwards, the eldest of this stratum of the population are now 23. They have just finished university - or other tertiary qualifications - and are now looking to get jobs...

Issued by Digital School of Marketing 30 Oct 2020

Virtual open session: From postalgia to purpose - How to motivate your team and turn trends into purposeful strategic direction in a world in flux
Virtual open session: From postalgia to purpose - How to motivate your team and turn trends into purposeful strategic direction in a world in fluxArticle

Flux Trends has teamed up with The Enrichment Project to put together an open session on 25 November 2020 for businesses, teams, entrepreneurs and leaders to help you overcome the inertia of postalgia in your organisation and your own life as a leader and look to the future with purpose. Special discount for Bizcommunity readers...

Issued by Flux Trends 29 Oct 2020

#FluxTrendsMasterclass: How brands can connect with Generation Z
#FluxTrendsMasterclass: How brands can connect with Generation ZArticle

Dion Chang, founder of Flux Trends, interviewed Praise Majwafi a young marketing consultant and creative at the Alinea Marketing Master Class to find out South African businesses can connect with the next consumer...

22 Oct 2020

How to make smart savings on your business travel
How to make smart savings on your business travelArticle

"Despite the light at the end of the tunnel, the majority of local businesses, especially smaller establishments, will be looking at different strategies for tightening the purse strings and being more mindful about budgets."

13 Oct 2020

Elize Botha, managing director, Old Mutual Unit Trusts.
Young activists remind investors that today's actions will determine our tomorrowArticle

This week the annual Desmond Tutu International Peace lecture was delivered virtually amid Covid-19 restrictions on large gatherings. The 10th iteration of the event was poignantly themed around climate change and its real-world impacts, reiterating the call to build anew...

12 Oct 2020

New paper explores the ever-changing role of educators
New paper explores the ever-changing role of educatorsArticle

In recognition of the vital role played by teachers, through the Unesco-led initiative themed 'Teachers: Leading in crisis, reimagining the future', PwC joins in celebrating teachers as leaders during the crisis brought about by the Covid-19 pandemic. In a paper issued today by PwC South Africa, we look at the ever-changing role of teachers as 'educators of the future'...

5 Oct 2020

How the decline in Chinese tourists around the world has hit the luxury sector
How the decline in Chinese tourists around the world has hit the luxury sectorArticle

A significant number of Chinese tourists spend large sums on luxury items, such as designer clothes and accessories, when they travel overseas...

Xiaoqing Chen and Carol Zhang 1 Oct 2020

Official announcement: MojoReporter launches exciting new features
Official announcement: MojoReporter launches exciting new featuresArticle

A new era: Today we are announcing our exciting rollout of the new, improved MojoReporter - which will change the way mobile content is captured, stored and published...

Issued by Publisher’s Toolbox 14 Sep 2020

Fast-tracking the future of shopping malls
Fast-tracking the future of shopping mallsArticle

Is the long-imagined retail apocalypse on our doorstep? If you have entered a shopping mall recently, you might begin to think so...

Lars Veul 8 Sep 2020

Employee retention strategies start with the onboarding experience
Employee retention strategies start with the onboarding experienceArticle

Those responsible for leading people and processes within organisations should consider pivoting their people, resources and value propositions for long-term efficiency. Change on every front is inevitable and making almost everything more complex - including the hiring and onboarding of new talent...

Francois Kriel, Issued by Kriel & Co 21 Aug 2020

GivenGain aims to level NPO playing field with livestream fundraising
GivenGain aims to level NPO playing field with livestream fundraisingArticle

GivenGain, this month, aims to have gamers, musicians and anyone with a livestream doing it for good. Why? Because livestreaming for charity is big - really big, says the global charity crowdfunding platform...

20 Aug 2020

Shifting the focus to the local tourist market
Shifting the focus to the local tourist marketArticle

Traditionally, the tourism industry has focused on attracting international guests and charging in foreign currency, but Covid-19 has changed all that....

12 Aug 2020

Thuli Madonsela
#WomensMonth: We need a different approach to justice - Thuli MadonselaArticle

Thuli Madonsela, Law Trust Chair in Social Justice and law professor at the University of Stellenbosch says South Africa needs a different approach to justice that is not so reliant on the legal system to balance the scales...

12 Aug 2020

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The rise of Gen-Z in influencer marketingArticle

They are connected to the beat of the online world; to friends, businesses and have access to a plethora of information instantaneously. They are tech-savvy, know exactly what they want and are changing the rules of engagement. They are Generation-Z!...

TT Ndhlovu 22 Jul 2020

Travel agents go independent - ITC model on the rise in South Africa
Travel agents go independent - ITC model on the rise in South AfricaArticle

Even before the pandemic, we saw more travel agents choosing to become independent travel consultants in order to work independently from home - essentially running their own travel agency.

Chantal Gouws 16 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

Gen Z driving e-commerce growth in SA - PayFast
Gen Z driving e-commerce growth in SA - PayFastArticle

Stats released by online payment gateway PayFast show that Generation Z, aged 18 to 24, is paving the way for innovation in the e-commerce space, with Baby Boomers aged 55 to 64, not far behind...

23 Jun 2020

SA youth feel unheard, dismiss social media as a long-term tool of influence
SA youth feel unheard, dismiss social media as a long-term tool of influenceArticle

Activate! Change Drivers recently held an online panel discussion on how the youth are using their voices under lockdown to amplify current social issues...

22 Jun 2020

Want a healthy bottom line? Keep reinventing your brand!
Want a healthy bottom line? Keep reinventing your brand!Article

In today's changing world it's imperative that a brand, even if it's on top, continually keeps pace with change and reinvents itself to cater for changing customer needs. Here, Cingulate Marketing and Advertising shares three ways to ensure your healthcare brand does just that...

Issued by Cingulate 15 Jun 2020

Traditional teaching methods require change to meet needs of Gen Z
Traditional teaching methods require change to meet needs of Gen ZArticle

Generation Z is the group defined as growing up in the era of connected technology. Born between 1997 and 2012, most importantly, this is the generation entering the world's tertiary education systems today...

Candice Adams 1 Jun 2020

Gen-Z creatives influencing urban youth culture in 2020
Gen-Z creatives influencing urban youth culture in 2020Article

The 18-24 urban youth space is one that many brands have struggled to crack because the audience is very a fickle and hard to please market with more access to information than any other generation. Bonga Mpungose has identified three young urban creatives we believe are a personification of the new 'cool'...

Bonga Mpungose Smanga 1 Jun 2020

#LockdownLessons: Education and technology are not two separate things
#LockdownLessons: Education and technology are not two separate thingsArticle

Rebecca Pretorius, Country Manager at Crimson Education, shares her experience of the current Covid-19 crisis and how the organisation is navigating these unusual times...

Shan Radcliffe 29 May 2020

SA's connectivity issue needs a boost
SA's connectivity issue needs a boostArticle

The Covid-19 pandemic has exposed weaknesses in South Africa's ICT networks and highlighted the challenges...

29 May 2020

Students and learners need to be agile to succeed in unprecedented times
Students and learners need to be agile to succeed in unprecedented timesArticle

These are unprecedented times, and a great deal of agility is required for such times. The Covid-19 pandemic is happening to everyone, everywhere, which means all of us need to figure out a new way of living...

Ralph Speirs 14 May 2020

#AfricaMonth: 4 trends impacting African entrepreneurship in 2020
#AfricaMonth: 4 trends impacting African entrepreneurship in 2020Article

Africa's entrepreneurship rate is the highest in the world. According to the African Development Bank (AfDB), 22 % of Africa's working age population segment are starting their own businesses...

Melissa Mbazo 12 May 2020

Tell your brand's story in the wake of Covid-19
Tell your brand's story in the wake of Covid-19Article

From junior marketing managers to C-level executives, response to the pandemic and its disruption of our day-to-day lives will leave a significant mark on our lives...

Issued by GO Content Lab 11 May 2020

#PrismAwards2020: Meet young voice Tashinga Nyahunda
#PrismAwards2020: Meet young voice Tashinga NyahundaArticle

In the run-up to the 23rd Prism Awards to be announced virtually on Friday, 15 May, we chatted to this year's cohort of 'young voices' about their fresh approach to the judging process...

Jessica Tennant 6 May 2020

Beyond Covid-19: How retail and the food & beverage industry will evolve
Beyond Covid-19: How retail and the food & beverage industry will evolveArticle

The rapid change in the trading environment has left an industry reeling with uncertainty, says Mozambik group CEO Manny Nichas...

15 Apr 2020

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The world of digital media is set to changeArticle

Jarred Mailer-Lyons, head of digital at The MediaShop says that we're moving into a world where the boundaries of physical and digital are becoming blurred...

Jarred Mailer-Lyons 31 Mar 2020

The Target Group Index (TGI) data set - Empowering students and business leaders of tomorrow alongside the University of Pretoria
The Target Group Index (TGI) data set - Empowering students and business leaders of tomorrow alongside the University of PretoriaArticle

Ask Afrika is rolling out the Target Group Index initiative to more tertiary institutions. In partnership with the University of Pretoria's Department of Marketing Management and Enterprises University of Pretoria, a new course on 'Utilising the Target Group Index for Practical Market(ing) Insights' is available...

Issued by Ask Afrika 16 Mar 2020

Coronavirus - the litmus test for remote working
Coronavirus - the litmus test for remote workingArticle

Remote working, the working style that allows people to work outside of a traditional office environment, is already a growing trend around the world but is likely to receive a substantial boost from coronavirus (Covid-19) fears...

11 Mar 2020

Future job success lies in this...
Future job success lies in this...Article

Do you know how much of their income millennials are advised to save if they want to retire at 65? It used to be 15% but has leapt up dramatically to 40%. Given that savings have never exceeded 13% of income since 1960, I'm betting very few people will reach the 40% savings ideal...

Martin Pienaar 2 Mar 2020

Changing of the guard heralds dramatic transformation of the workplace
Changing of the guard heralds dramatic transformation of the workplaceArticle

A changing of the guard last year is poised to precipitate a dramatic transformation in the workplace, the world of business and, thereby, commercial real estate...

28 Feb 2020

The next decade of digital marketing
The next decade of digital marketingArticle

The digital marketing landscape looked very different 10 years ago. Instagram didn't exist and neither did voice assistants. AI, AR and VR were science fiction concepts...

Jessica Barrella 19 Feb 2020

How to unlock the promise of a digital workplace
How to unlock the promise of a digital workplaceArticle

The business landscape has evolved significantly over the past decade. Driven by the need to remain agile, competitive and productive, organisations are adopting more technologies than ever before as they continue their individual journeys towards digital transformation...

12 Feb 2020

#BizTakeouts: Khumo Theko on corporates and the incoming Gen Z workforce
#BizTakeouts: Khumo Theko on corporates and the incoming Gen Z workforceArticle

Khumo Theko, cultural identity trend spotter at Flux Trends was BizTakeouts' podcast guest on Monday, 10 February, recorded at Workshop 17, the Firestaion in Rosebank, Johannesburg...

Terry Levin 12 Feb 2020

The rising case of populism and its impact on brands
The rising case of populism and its impact on brandsArticle

The term 'populism' usually brings to mind political ideologies where the citizens of a country or region tangibly influence decisions and socio-political landscapes...

Nonye Mpho Omotola 11 Feb 2020

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How will future generations disrupt meetings and events?Article

Just when you thought you'd started to understand what makes millennials tick, a new generation has reared its head: Gen Z. And, they're about to disrupt the MICE industry drastically...

6 Feb 2020

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