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

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

#BizTrends2021: How we can create new ways to adapt to our new days
#BizTrends2021: How we can create new ways to adapt to our new days

Musa Kalenga, CEO and founder of Bridge Labs, delivered a keynote talk at the #BizTrends2021 live virtual event held on 28 January. In his talk, Kalenga discussed creating new ways to adapt to our new days...

Imran SalieBy Imran Salie 2 Feb 2021

#BizTrends2021: Dion Chang: How do we prepare for a better normal?
#BizTrends2021: Dion Chang: How do we prepare for a better normal?

Dion Chang, one of South Africa's most respected trend analysts, kicked off BizTrends2021 - Towards New North and New Narratives...

Evan-Lee CourieBy Evan-Lee Courie 28 Jan 2021

Musa Kalenga presents "New ways for New Days" at #BizTrends2021 online
Musa Kalenga presents "New ways for New Days" at #BizTrends2021 online

Musa Kalenga was one of eight speakers at the BizTrends2021 online event "Towards New Norths & New Narratives" on Thursday, 28 January 2021...

Evan-Lee CourieBy Evan-Lee Courie 26 Jan 2021

#BizTrends2021: 5G is coming. Here's what it could mean for SA
#BizTrends2021: 5G is coming. Here's what it could mean for SA

The rollout of 5G in South Africa's urban centres is likely to be one of the most significant technology events of 2021...

By Samantha Naidoo 21 Jan 2021

#BizTrends2021: Evolution of workforce skills demand - what the future holds
#BizTrends2021: Evolution of workforce skills demand - what the future holds

When reflecting on the fourth industrial revolution, a number of things immediately spring to mind - for example, IoT, AI, and robots. Regrettably, little attention is given to individual employees and workers in this emerging industrial world, unless one is discussing the concerns related to potential job losses...

Lyndy van den BarselaarBy Lyndy van den Barselaar 14 Jan 2021

#BizTrends2021: AI will have a real-world impact in 2021
#BizTrends2021: AI will have a real-world impact in 2021

Artificial Intelligence (AI) is gaining notable momentum across a number of industries. In the past year, we saw rapid digital transformation spurred by Covid-19, with new technologies being adopted almost overnight...

Dries CronjeBy Dries Cronje 13 Jan 2021

#BizTrends2021: Acceleration of digital payments
#BizTrends2021: Acceleration of digital payments

2020 blurred conventional lines of e-commerce, with sectors that historically had low digital payment penetration experiencing higher demand, as more people shopped online...

By Jonathan Smit 12 Jan 2021

Global executives look to digital transformation to support recovery
Global executives look to digital transformation to support recovery

A recent SAP Concur survey conducted by BrandConnect, a commercial arm of The Economist Group, found that 84% of executives agree that the full impact of the Covid-19 outbreak may not be truly known for years to come...

Issued by SAP Concur 6 Jan 2021

#BizTrends2021: 5 tech trends heading our way in the new year
#BizTrends2021: 5 tech trends heading our way in the new year

What a difference a year makes. Twelve months ago, most technology forecasts centred around the 4th Industrial Revolution and the need for businesses to use the newest technologies to stay competitive. This is still true a year later, but Covid-19 has changed the direction of travel...

Esti KilianBy Esti Kilian 6 Jan 2021

#BizTrends2021: Looking ahead at the smartphone market
#BizTrends2021: Looking ahead at the smartphone market

If 2020 has shown us anything, it's that change and disruption are a constant. The effects of the global coronavirus pandemic led to unprecedented shifts in the way we live, work, learn and transact - with a widespread move online and digital platforms...

Michelle WynneBy Michelle Wynne 6 Jan 2021

#BizTrends2021: What the new year holds for cybersecurity
#BizTrends2021: What the new year holds for cybersecurity

The year 2020 has been one of the most challenging years in recent memory, both in terms of the effects of the coronavirus pandemic on societies and economies around the world, and the impact of a dramatic rise in cybercrime...

Brian PinnockBy Brian Pinnock 6 Jan 2021

#BizTrends2021: Empowering digital marketing teams to meet 2021's challenges
#BizTrends2021: Empowering digital marketing teams to meet 2021's challenges

The digital acceleration of the last two years, but most especially during 2020, has placed a growing focus on digital marketing delivery...

Niamh NicLiamBy Niamh NicLiam 6 Jan 2021

#BizTrends2021: Tech democratisation will set the tone for 2021
#BizTrends2021: Tech democratisation will set the tone for 2021

If Covid-19 was the villain of 2020, then digital was the hero. As in-store transactions plummeted, e-commerce rushed in to pick up the slack. Rapid digitalisation saw smaller companies suddenly able to compete directly with our large enterprises...

By Andrew Smit and Johan Walters 6 Jan 2021

#BestofBiz 2020: ICT
#BestofBiz 2020: ICT

We've compiled our annual #BestofBiz 2020 lists across all our industries featuring our most popular articles, most-read contributors and brand press offices with the most views. Discover the most read content on Bizcommunity's IT & Telecommunications site over the past year below...

14 Dec 2020

Bizcommunity and NSP Consultants congratulate BizListing winners!
Bizcommunity and NSP Consultants congratulate BizListing winners!

Congratulations to the SME companies who have won full-page BizListing entries in Bizcommunity's business directory...

Issued by Bizcommunity.com 26 Oct 2020

#BizTrends2021 - write them, own them, make them possible
#BizTrends2021 - write them, own them, make them possible

There's never been a better time to rewrite the future or a better time to come on board to sponsor BizTrends...

Issued by Bizcommunity.com 14 Sep 2020

Traditional contact centres still crucial amid rise in digital channels
Traditional contact centres still crucial amid rise in digital channels

The rise in digital customer service channels has changed the way people interact with businesses and brands, but that does not mean it is the end for traditional contact centres...

8 Sep 2020

5 tech trends that will strengthen your bottom line
5 tech trends that will strengthen your bottom line

It is not only technological enhancements in companies' production that can make the bottom line better...

4 Sep 2020

5 emerging SaaS trends for your business
5 emerging SaaS trends for your business

In the past few months, businesses around the world have embraced cloud technology to pivot and survive...

Andrew BourneBy Andrew Bourne 1 Sep 2020

#PulpNonFiction: Stranger than (science) fiction, how to get a head start on the future
#PulpNonFiction: Stranger than (science) fiction, how to get a head start on the future

In an age where fake news is a stranger to truth, and truth stranger than fiction, Bronwyn Williams provides insights as to why books and their authors are vital to understanding trends...

Bronwyn WilliamsBy Bronwyn Williams 3 Aug 2020

2020 has accelerated the importance of human touch in a contactless economy
2020 has accelerated the importance of human touch in a contactless economy

The global Covid-19 pandemic has upended life as we know it and will most certainly have deep and lasting effects on society, business, governance and the economy at large...

Bronwyn WilliamsBy Bronwyn Williams 25 Jun 2020

3 energy trends for data centres
3 energy trends for data centres

In 2017, a group of researchers estimated global data centres could use 25% of the world's electricity by 2025. This is more electricity than any country in the world...

22 May 2020

IDG reveals digital modernisation trends in SA
IDG reveals digital modernisation trends in SA

Dell Technologies recently announced new survey results looking at digital modernisation trends among South Africa's medium-size organisations...

21 Apr 2020

Top CX trends for CIOs to watch
Top CX trends for CIOs to watch

Gartner predicts that by 2022, 70% of customer interactions will involve emerging technologies such as machine learning (ML) applications, chatbots and mobile messaging, up from 15% in 2018...

5 Mar 2020

#BlockchainAfrica: The impact of blockchain on the global economy
#BlockchainAfrica: The impact of blockchain on the global economy

In 2020, many of the world's most influential business executives and policymakers are aware of blockchain's potential to turn the global economy around...

By Ilija Acimovic 4 Mar 2020

Reconnecting with humanity in a tech-filled world
Reconnecting with humanity in a tech-filled world

Media keeps showing us pessimistic views of the future where it becomes all too easy to buy into the idea that tech is out to rob us of our humanity...

Evan-Lee CourieBy Evan-Lee Courie 17 Feb 2020

#BizTrends2020: What does the African mobile consumer really want for the new decade?
#BizTrends2020: What does the African mobile consumer really want for the new decade?

The start of this new decade marks almost 10 years since the smartphone entered Africa...

Lynette HundermarkBy Lynette Hundermark 3 Feb 2020

#BizTrends2020: Imagine the impossible
#BizTrends2020: Imagine the impossible

In order to stay in business, one needs to stay abreast with technology and remain up to date with the latest innovations...

Odette van der HaarBy Odette van der Haar 24 Jan 2020

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

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 CooperBy Nicola Cooper 21 Jan 2020



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