5 marketing tech trends to watch in 2021
5 marketing tech trends to watch in 2021

As technology evolves and data sets grow, marketing is changing, adapting and in some cases becoming automated...

Greg ChenBy Greg Chen 3 days ago

Many faces of malware: Are you protected?
Many faces of malware: Are you protected?

Malware remains the biggest threat to corporate networks, more costly than any other threat including ransomware and trojans...

John Mc LoughlinBy John Mc Loughlin 2 Mar 2021

AI predicted to futureproof the influencer industry
AI predicted to futureproof the influencer industry

We're now living in a world dominated by technology and digitisation. Whatever the business or industry may be, technology is sure to be at the heart of it...

Amelia NeateBy Amelia Neate 26 Feb 2021

#OrchidsandOnions: Change is as good as...
#OrchidsandOnions: Change is as good as...

Refreshing: Orchid for Cell C for reviving big brand storytelling; Capitalises on aspiration - which drives many to search for better lives...

Brendan SeeryBy Brendan Seery 16 Feb 2021

How can technology revive the travel industry?
How can technology revive the travel industry?

The industry now has a unique opportunity to reevaluate, restrategise, and create robust structures better suited to roll with the pandemic punches...

Greg CookeBy Greg Cooke 15 Feb 2021

Why SA retailers are asking the wrong questions around IT spend
Why SA retailers are asking the wrong questions around IT spend

...And how to get to the right questions, and the right spend!

Allan DicksonBy Allan Dickson 5 Feb 2021

Understanding cybercrime's true impact is crucial to security in 2021
Understanding cybercrime's true impact is crucial to security in 2021

Vulnerabilities were exploited to the maximum and there were a number of highly publicised attacks across the globe. However, while this has led to greater awareness of the risks and an increase in caution, businesses cannot afford to let down their guard in 2021...

Simeon TassevBy Simeon Tassev 3 Feb 2021

#BehindTheMask: Tilesh Bhaga, creative technologist at Grey Africa
#BehindTheMask: Tilesh Bhaga, creative technologist at Grey Africa

This week I catch up with Tilesh Bhaga, creative technologist at Grey Advertising Africa...

Evan-Lee CourieBy Evan-Lee Courie 3 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

The problem with switching from WhatsApp to Telegram and Signal
The problem with switching from WhatsApp to Telegram and Signal

The hype around WhatsApp's new privacy policies has drawn so much attention from the media. Many different views have been expressed and some are accurate and others not so accurate. Be that as it may, people have been misinformed...

Rirhandzu ShingwenyanaBy Rirhandzu Shingwenyana 26 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

Uberising software development
Uberising software development

Staff augmentation is fast becoming the buzzword in the app development job market, attracting more businesses to hire remotely...

Nick DurrantBy Nick Durrant, Issued by Bluegrass Digital 26 Jan 2021

Data analytics offers new business opportunities
Data analytics offers new business opportunities

Data and analytics are disrupting traditional business models and ecosystems, helping modern organisations remain competitive...

Nick DurrantBy Nick Durrant, Issued by Bluegrass Digital 25 Jan 2021

Virtual reality and tourism in 2021
Virtual reality and tourism in 2021

"Virtual reality, or VR, is something that we have heard a lot about over the last few months - especially in response to Covid-19. It is becoming a big part of travel and tourism with many questions cropping up on what it looks like, how it works and, most importantly, how we can leverage it."

Chelsey HaleBy Chelsey Hale 25 Jan 2021

Pros and cons of cross-platform app development
Pros and cons of cross-platform app development

Businesses across the globe are investing heavily in mobile apps to easily drive traffic to their websites. However, it remains a challenge for business owners to choose between developing a native app or a cross-platform app...

Nick DurrantBy Nick Durrant, Issued by Bluegrass Digital 21 Jan 2021

Choosing between agile and waterfall
Choosing between agile and waterfall

The traditional waterfall software development methodology is fast losing its popularity as more companies adopt the agile model. Each model offers a different way to deliver a project, but deciding which is best suited depends on the scope of the project...

Nick DurrantBy Nick Durrant, Issued by Bluegrass Digital 20 Jan 2021

Top IT security threats in 2021
Top IT security threats in 2021

Looking to the year ahead, we expect the most common form of attack - phishing emails - to increase in both volume and sophistication...

Anna CollardBy Anna Collard 20 Jan 2021

Zuri Health launched to help provide affordable, accessible healthcare solutions
Zuri Health launched to help provide affordable, accessible healthcare solutions

Launched in February 2020, Play Zuri Health Limited is a mobile health service that delivers first level medical services to its users through their mobile devices via apps, WAP, and SMS...

Papama NyatiBy Papama Nyati 19 Jan 2021

The balance between customer privacy and intimacy
The balance between customer privacy and intimacy

Whilst the role of the marketing department appears to have evolved significantly over the past few years, fundamentally it is still about building relationships...

Paula SartiniBy Paula Sartini 18 Jan 2021

Lars Lehne joins Incubeta as group CEO
Lars Lehne joins Incubeta as group CEO

Lars Lehne has been appointed group CEO of Incubeta, the South African-born, global independent digital marketing services group...

Evan-Lee CourieBy Evan-Lee Courie 15 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

Digitisation and tech are key for businesses to thrive in 2021
Digitisation and tech are key for businesses to thrive in 2021

Companies have to realise that technology and digitisation are pivotal to surviving in the new normal. However, it's not just about who will go digital. It's about who will go digital-first and who will do it better...

Saurabh KumarBy Saurabh Kumar 8 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

How technology will help shape the evolution of work in 2021 and beyond
How technology will help shape the evolution of work in 2021 and beyond

We have learned this year the true meaning of digital transformation across every industry. That is, reimagining businesses to better serve customers and understand their needs, and having the agility to respond to changing circumstance...

Robin FisherBy Robin Fisher 23 Dec 2020

Digital transformation: Separating the ordinary from the extraordinary in 2021
Digital transformation: Separating the ordinary from the extraordinary in 2021

Optimists among us realised early on that the Covid-19 pandemic and associated lockdowns should be viewed as the ultimate opportunity to accelerate the transformation to digital. Increasingly, a digital strategy is becoming the only strategy...

Shaune JordaanBy Shaune Jordaan 21 Dec 2020

Get connected in 2021, or else...
Get connected in 2021, or else...

Forrester predicts that 2021 will be the year that companies accelerate digital transformation while focusing on customer experiences (CX) and the platforms and technologies designed to enhance them. This is a view shared by many. The world has certainly changed in 2020 and so have customers. But as a business, have you?

Wynand SmitBy Wynand Smit 21 Dec 2020

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