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

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

Andrew Bourne 31 Aug 2020

How to stay on top of the events game with digital marketing
How to stay on top of the events game with digital marketingArticle

One type of marketing that has caught our attention is digital marketing...

Maxime Rosenwald, Issued by GL events South Africa 7 Feb 2020

#BizTrends2020: SA's automotive industry lags global trends
#BizTrends2020: SA's automotive industry lags global trendsArticle

Back in 1951, the publishers of Popular Mechanics predicted that every family would have at least one helicopter in their garage by 2020...

Kriben Reddy 4 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?Article

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

Lynette Hundermark 3 Feb 2020

#BizTrends2020: A new generation of homeowners emerge
#BizTrends2020: A new generation of homeowners emergeArticle

Millennials have been accused by some media outlets of "killing the housing market", due to their reluctance to buy property. Their hesitancy stems more from being unable to afford it than from an emotional state...

Andrew Price 17 Jan 2020

#BizTrends2020: Startups can play a role in social change
#BizTrends2020: Startups can play a role in social changeArticle

What role can tech startups play in helping to solve the unemployment crisis? The short answer is: in a greater capacity than you'd think...

Eugene Coetzee 17 Jan 2020

#BizTrends2020: What you need to know about AI in 2020
#BizTrends2020: What you need to know about AI in 2020Article

Artificial Intelligence (AI) is the ability of computers to learn, gain experience and make decisions, just like humans...

Avsharn Bachoo 16 Jan 2020

#BizTrends2020: 6 cybersecurity trends to watch in 2020
#BizTrends2020: 6 cybersecurity trends to watch in 2020Article

The cybersecurity threat landscape is always shifting, making it easy for businesses to become vulnerable to emerging threats...

Charl Ueckermann 13 Jan 2020

#BizTrends2020: Cybersecurity trends predictions
#BizTrends2020: Cybersecurity trends predictionsArticle

The realities of the negative impact of modern cyber threats arguably hit home for South Africans in 2019 - more than any other year...

Brian Pinnock 9 Jan 2020

#BizTrends2020: Taking the 20s into the cloud for marketing clout
#BizTrends2020: Taking the 20s into the cloud for marketing cloutArticle

The last decade was all about the cloud. From 2010 the cloud moved from novelty to the accepted means to deploy infrastructure...

Johan Walters 9 Jan 2020

#BizTrends2020: Machine learning set to burst the bubble of digital marketing
#BizTrends2020: Machine learning set to burst the bubble of digital marketingArticle

For years digital marketers revelled in the fact that they could accurately measure the return on ad spend. Since everything could be tracked, we could know where our money was being spent and how it was being consumed by our target audiences.

Andrew Smit 8 Jan 2020

#BizTrends2020: Data becomes ever more precious in 2020 and beyond
#BizTrends2020: Data becomes ever more precious in 2020 and beyondArticle

Global lawmakers' growing concern with privacy is forcing marketers to rely more heavily on their first-party data. For the foreseeable future, CMOs will need to turn their minds to how they can use this data to create content that answers consumers' needs and captures their minds and loyalty.

Ansa Leighton 8 Jan 2020

Roan Mackintosh, MD Incubeta MEA
#BizTrends2020: Marketing teams must activate data insight in 2020 or be left behindArticle

Companies are tripping up in their attempts to embrace the opportunities of digital transformation. Creating great customer journeys relies on the smart use of available data...

Roan Mackintosh 7 Jan 2020

#BizTrends2020: Tech skills in 2020
#BizTrends2020: Tech skills in 2020Article

Access to software skills is now critical for any growing company...

Stephen van der Heijden 20 Dec 2019

#BizTrends2020: What's in store for a digitally connected Africa?
#BizTrends2020: What's in store for a digitally connected Africa?Article

One of the great privileges of working in Africa is how no two days are ever the same...

Cathy Smith 19 Dec 2019

#BizTrends2020: How diminishing trust is changing the PR and comms game
#BizTrends2020: How diminishing trust is changing the PR and comms gameArticle

There are three main forces that will fundamentally shape the world of PR and business communications in 2020 and beyond...

Kevin Welman 19 Dec 2019

#BizTrends2020: Advertising - What brands need to be aware of in 2020
#BizTrends2020: Advertising - What brands need to be aware of in 2020Article

The belief has always been that 'when the economy is struggling, advertising is the first cost to be cut'. This has proven true in every down cycle even though evidence shows those who invest wisely in tougher times gain market share...

Jason Stewart 19 Dec 2019

rett Rogers, culture lead at Cape Town advertising agency HaveYouHeard and content curator for In_
#BizTrends2020: Pop culture and its drivers in 2020Article

When it comes to the youth segment, the drivers of popular culture hinge on their expression of themselves within the Zeitgeist, and are often a rebellion and reaction against the dominant forces trying to shape them...

Brett Rogers 19 Dec 2019

#BizTrends2020: 5 cultural shifts that are influencing marketing
#BizTrends2020: 5 cultural shifts that are influencing marketingArticle

Now more than ever, marketing is becoming a living, breathing response to culture rather than an attempt to dictate it. In one or two magical moments, marketing ideas have ignited culture, but that comes along once in a unicorn-shadowed blue moon...

Nkgabiseng Motau 19 Dec 2019

#BizTrends2020: 5 ways of being to make 2020 great
#BizTrends2020: 5 ways of being to make 2020 greatArticle

South Africa. A nation paralysed by talk, where the majority of problems are a product of our failure to execute...

Pepe Marais 19 Dec 2019

#BizTrends2020: The growth of mass market digital content
#BizTrends2020: The growth of mass market digital contentArticle

The growth of mass market digital content. That's the biggest shape-shifting, game-changing trend I am seeing...

Zibusiso Mkhwanazi 19 Dec 2019

Odette van der Haar, managing director of Publicis.
#BizTrends2020: Imagine the impossibleArticle

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 Haar 19 Dec 2019

#BizTrends2020: Keep it simple in 2020
#BizTrends2020: Keep it simple in 2020Article

M&C Saatchi Abel leaders say now is the time to approach briefs with razor-sharp focus...

Mike Abel and Makosha Maja-Rasethaba 18 Dec 2019

Kirk Gainsford, chief creative officer at MullenLowe SA.
#BizTrends2020: #IamTrending, so now what?Article

I am suspicious of trends and you should be, too. I am less suspicious of how transient trends are than how comfortable following a trend will make you feel. If you are #ontrend, you must be OK. Right? But, when budgets are down and anxiety is up, when marketing teams are stretched and consumers even more stretched, you cannot afford to be following trends. Do you remember your mom asking you what you'd do if everyone else jumped into the fire? We all know the line, when everyone zigs...

Kirk Gainsford 18 Dec 2019

Nick Grubb, Kagiso Media's Radio CEO.
#BizTrends2020: Radio's rocky but rising roadArticle

It seems like at the end of every year, we are equal parts derisive of the last 12 months and optimistic about the next...

Nick Grubb 18 Dec 2019

Boni Mchunu, general manager of East Coast Radio.
#BizTrends2020: Bringing the female voice to the forefront of radio in 2020Article

2019 was a painful year for South African women. The brutal murders of women like Uyinene Mrwetyana, Meghan Cremer and Leighandre 'Baby Lee' Jegels left South Africans shocked, sad and angry...

Boni Mchunu 18 Dec 2019

Mathe Okaba, CEO of the ACA.
#BizTrends2020: On social ills, margins and marketing effectivenessArticle

There are three distinct areas that will to some extent continue shaping and moulding our profession and the broader marketing and communications industry in 2020 and beyond...

Mathe Okaba 18 Dec 2019

Camilla Clerke, ECD at HelloFCB+
#BizTrends2020: Diversity is creativityArticle

Four of the largest trends influencing the marketing industry, and their predicted impact on South Africa in the coming months...

Camilla Clerke 18 Dec 2019

Sizakele Marutlulle of Marutlulle and Co.
#BizTrends2020: Speaking of things yet to comeArticle

Tricky as it can be to 'gaze into a crystal ball ', applying one's mind to what might come to pass is still a worthy undertaking. The shape and format of the marketing and advertising sector continues to evolve and as it ebbs and flows, I suspect more than predict that the CMOs existence as a marked person will prevail...

Sizakele Marutlulle 18 Dec 2019

Dion Chang, founder of Flux Trends.
#BizTrends2020: The politics of rage; the quest for middle groundArticle

By the end of 2019, the rising anger around the globe was palpable, as were the divisions that fuelled the rage...

Dion Chang 18 Dec 2019

Boniswa Pezisa, CEO of Net#work BBDO.
#BizTrends2020: The rise of essentialism, mindfulness and Boomer appsArticle

I predict we will see a rise of essentialism and discernment, mindfulness and wholesomeness, and Boomer apps over the course of 2020...

Boniswa Pezisa 18 Dec 2019

Masego Motsogi, managing director at Grid Worldwide.
#BizTrends2020: The year of storytellingArticle

The truth about storytelling is that it will never go out of fashion. Perhaps the mediums through which it comes will continue to change, but the form itself... it is here to stay...

Masego Motsogi 17 Dec 2019

Adam Byars, joint-CEO and partner at GRID Worldwide.
#BizTrends2020: Adapting to a new business paradigmArticle

We're living and working in a world that is making less and less sense. Increased confusion, uncertainty and volatility are all having an impact. Businesses are under more operational pressure than ever before...

Adam Byars 17 Dec 2019

What are the top tech trends to look out for in Africa in 2020?
What are the top tech trends to look out for in Africa in 2020?Article

Global publications have exploded with reports of the most exciting new developments that can be expected in 2020...

17 Dec 2019

#BizTrends2020: Marketing strategies and the rise of the machine
#BizTrends2020: Marketing strategies and the rise of the machineArticle

Tich Savanhu, head of digital strategy at Incubeta SA, looks at what should be highest on the agenda for marketing professionals when crafting their 2020 strategies...

Tichaona Savanhu 13 Dec 2019

#BizTrends2020: Digital ecosystems will drive digital businesses
#BizTrends2020: Digital ecosystems will drive digital businessesArticle

Digital ecosystems will drive digital businesses in 2020 - so what can we expect?

Grant Bennett 9 Dec 2019

#BizTrends2020: Digital digitisation and transformation
#BizTrends2020: Digital digitisation and transformationArticle

2020 holds digital sway over the business, investment and innovation...

Chris Ogden 2 Dec 2019

#BizTrends2020: Emergent security and intelligent marketing
#BizTrends2020: Emergent security and intelligent marketingArticle

The top trends for 2020 are the same trends that dominated in 2019, only with a bit more flair and a lot more functionality...

Henk Olivier 2 Dec 2019

#BizTrends2020: 3 human intelligence trends shaping the digital era
#BizTrends2020: 3 human intelligence trends shaping the digital eraArticle

While today's operating environment puts businesses under pressure to innovate, the workforce can feel left out and wonder where they fit in...

Dov Slowatek 27 Nov 2019

#BizTrends2020: Tough must get going in 2020
#BizTrends2020: Tough must get going in 2020Article

Entrepreneurs are going to be challenged like never before in 2020 as business confidence is at its lowest since 1985...

Jason Stewart 15 Nov 2019

Dale Hefer, Integrated Marketing Conference (IMC) CEO.
#BizTrends2020: The need to prove that marketing is business™Article

Right now, intangible brand assets are worth $57.3tn globally. That's more than ever before; it's A LOT of rands...

Dale Hefer 8 Oct 2019

3 Ways to approach entrepreneurial change
3 Ways to approach entrepreneurial changeArticle

When we consider that everything under the sun is affected by the different seasons we realise how integral change is to life...

Nokwazi Mzobe 25 Sep 2019

#BizTrends2019: The digitalisation of payment providers in 2019
#BizTrends2019: The digitalisation of payment providers in 2019Article

Corrie Bakker, head of strategy and business development for Africa at PayU talks about what we can expect in the payment provider front in 2019...

Evan-Lee Courie 16 Jan 2019

BizTrendsLIVE! Avoid the FOMO!
BizTrendsLIVE! Avoid the FOMO!Article

If you haven't got around to booking for the BizTrendsLIVE! yet, here's some info so you avoid FOMO...

Issued by Bizcommunity.com 15 Jan 2019

#BizTrends2019: What does 2019 have in store for us?
#BizTrends2019: What does 2019 have in store for us?Article

Despite the undeniable power of modern predictive analytics, in some ways, we are no better off than the old crone with her crystal ball when it comes to predicting what the world holds in store for us in 2019...

Simon Carpenter 9 Jan 2019

#BizTrends2019: South African cybersecurity trends for 2019
#BizTrends2019: South African cybersecurity trends for 2019Article

As we enter the new year, it's worth taking stock of the opportunities - and the likely cybersecurity threats - lying ahead...

Brian Pinnock 7 Jan 2019

#BizTrends2019: Top consumer/business trends in aviation for 2019
#BizTrends2019: Top consumer/business trends in aviation for 2019Article

Using Air France-KLM (AFKLM) and its performance, as a global airline, as a benchmark against which we measure consumer and business trends...

Wouter Vermeulen 31 Dec 2018

Leigh Andrews, editor-in-chief of marketing and media at Bizcommunity.
#BizTrends2019: Youth marketing techniques to target the real SA youth marketArticle

We often have to look back at the path we've travelled in order to see the road ahead more clearly. Here's what I've learned about youth marketing over the past few months and what I predict we'll see in 2019...

Leigh Andrews 19 Dec 2018

#BizTrends2019: The speed of culture
#BizTrends2019: The speed of cultureArticle

A lot happens in a year, and as our population and their access to the world and each other grows, our collective innovation and productivity will continue to grow exponentially, making each passing year increasingly dense with 'trends' and 'disruptions'...

Yatish Narsi 19 Dec 2018

#BizTrends2019: How tech will impact the future of finance
#BizTrends2019: How tech will impact the future of financeArticle

The Fourth Industrial Revolution isn't the future - it's the present...

Adrian van der Merwe 18 Dec 2018

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