How SA’s SMEs can solve the Connectivity Conundrum

Brian Timperley, MD of MICROmega Group

Brian Timperley, MD of MICROmega Group by Brian Timperley In 2017, South Africa is expected to spend $10.5bn on information, technology and communications (ICT). This is according to the International Data Corporation (IDC), and the figure makes it the highest ICT spender across the Middle East, Turkey and Africa (META) regions. Without doubt, as a More...

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Tim Mertens, Chairman of Sovereign Trust
By On Thursday, February 23rd, 2017
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2017 budget : How it touches you

Tim Mertens, Chairman of Sovereign Trust by Tim Mertens, Chairman of Sovereign Trust South Africa has a budget deficit of 3.1 % of GDP and debt on government spending alone amounting to a staggering 48% of GDP. More...

Kevin Hardy, Managing Director, Africa, BT
By On Thursday, December 15th, 2016
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Digital Dislocation Q & A : With Kevin Hardy, Managing Director, Africa, BT

Q: What trends are we seeing in the workplace? A: We live and work in an age of rapid technological innovation. Devices line our workstations, homes and pockets – and technology as a result is changing everything More...

Dr. Roze Phillips, Managing Director for Accenture Consulting
By On Monday, December 5th, 2016
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How to ditch annual reviews, make performance management perform

Dr. Roze Phillips, Managing Director for Accenture Consulting By Dr. Roze Phillips, Managing Director for Accenture Consulting Organisations continue to spend millions of rands and thousands of hours on performance More...

Nonkululeko Nyembezi-Heita, Chairman, JSE
By On Tuesday, November 29th, 2016
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African exchanges should focus on smaller businesses

Nonkululeko Nyembezi-Heita, Chairman, JSE By Nonkululeko Nyembezi-Heita, Chairman, JSE The African growth story is no longer a fairy tale. Over the past decade multinational companies, private equity funds and infrastructure More...

Microsoft founder Bill Gates
By On Friday, October 7th, 2016
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Accelerating Innovation with Leadership

By Bill Gates AS the United States presidential candidates lay out competing visions for the country, I have been thinking about a topic they have not yet discussed in detail: what political leadership can do to More...

COENETTE BOSMAN, Head of Product Management: Sage X3 People, R&D
By On Thursday, September 29th, 2016
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Tech-savvy HR practitioners embrace SMAC for success

COENETTE BOSMAN, Head of Product Management: Sage X3 People, R&D  By COENETTE BOSMAN, Head of Product Management: Sage X3 People, R&D I recently attended the HR Tech Festival to talk about the new-age More...

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By On Friday, September 23rd, 2016
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Africa continues charming despite economic downfall

THE world’s appetite to Africa is continuously spreading to all corners of the globe despite the economic downfall. The highly praised Sixth Tokyo International Conference on African Development (TICAD VI) Summit More...

Matthew Lee, Regional Manager for SUSE Africa
By On Tuesday, September 13th, 2016
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The age of the digital economy in Africa

Matthew Lee, Regional Manager for SUSE Africa By Matthew Lee, Regional Manager for SUSE Africa DESPITE challenges surrounding infrastructure development and reliability of connectivity, Africa is embracing digital More...

kostas-samaras
By On Friday, September 9th, 2016
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Manufacturers are under more pressure than ever

By Kostas Samaras, Autodesk Territory Director for Africa Manufacturers in today’s globally competitive marketplace are under more pressure than ever to optimise their return on investment, safeguard the bottom More...