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Digital communication trends that will boost your business in 2021
Digital communication trends that will boost your business in 2021Article

With more people and businesses moving online, what will 2021 hold when it comes to digital communication? And what can companies do to prepare for what is coming?

James Bayhack 1 day ago

Futurist-in-chief Dion Chang to lead BizTrends2021 - Towards New North and New Narratives
Futurist-in-chief Dion Chang to lead BizTrends2021 - Towards New North and New NarrativesArticle

Bizcommunity, in partnership with South Africa's leading business trend consultants Flux Trends, invites you to join BizTrends2021 - Towards New North and New Narratives on Thursday, 28 January 2021...

Issued by Bizcommunity.com 2 days ago

The best-of-the-best in business-to-business
The best-of-the-best in business-to-businessArticle

Make the best-of-the-best in business-to-business publishing possible when you associate your brand with Biz Content Features...

Issued by Bizcommunity.com 4 Nov 2020

October - The official start of the 4th quarter
October - The official start of the 4th quarterArticle

While your competition might be slowing down, the fourth quarter allows you the element of surprise, finish 2020 strong and in pole position for the first quarter of 2021...

Issued by Bizcommunity.com 1 Oct 2020

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

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

#ACACaresCovid19: #BrandAdland - Building leadership, livelihoods and legacies
#ACACaresCovid19: #BrandAdland - Building leadership, livelihoods and legaciesArticle

Mathe Okaba, CEO of the Association for Communications and Advertising (ACA) and Brian Yuyi, CEO of Masa discuss leadership, legacy, accountability and how advertising, marketing and industry organisations can work together to continue to build livelihoods in South Africa...

7 Sep 2020

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

Let's #DoBizZA this September
Let's #DoBizZA this SeptemberArticle

The #DoBizZA Content Feature sponsorship will allow your organisation to be seen supporting local, homemade and homegrown heroes, across 19 sectors on Biz, in the month-long celebration of all things local...

Issued by Bizcommunity.com 18 Aug 2020

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Customer communication is always vital, Covid-19 makes it even more soArticle

As the world starts to emerge from under the shadow of Covid-19 and economic activity resumes at a meaningful level, a few things will set the companies apart that survive and go on to thrive from those that don't...

Greg Chen 8 May 2020

Want instant branded content?
Want instant branded content?Article

Want instant branded content? Biz Content Features are the easy way to align a company or brand with market reports or industry event coverage...

Issued by Bizcommunity.com 2 Mar 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: An overview of Bizcommunity's BizTrendsLIVE!2020
#BizTrends2020: An overview of Bizcommunity's BizTrendsLIVE!2020Article

Bizcommunity invited a diverse selection of thought-leader industry veterans and #BizTrends2020 contributors to join its vision for Africa at its annual and much-awaited BizTrendsLIVE! event, which took place at Ster-Kinekor Imax Theatre at the Mall of Africa in Midrand, Johannesburg on Thursday, 30 January...

Clare Matthes 3 Feb 2020

Leslie Adams: Head Of Sales, Ster-Kinekor
Leslie Adams: Head Of Sales, Ster-KinekorAudio

In conversation with Rutendo Nyamuda about the upcoming BizTrendsLIVE event, in partnership with Ster-Kinekor, taking place on Thursday 30 January, 2020 at the Mall of Africa IMAX Theatre.

3 Feb 2020

BizTrendsLIVE!2020 gallery
BizTrendsLIVE!2020 galleryGallery

BizTrendsLIVE!2020 took place on 30 January at the Mall of Africa's Ster-Kinekor IMAX Theatre in Midrand. It had eight speakers that spoke on how African trends are shaping the world and being seen by the world. Below are images that were taken at the event.

3 Feb 2020

#BizTrends2020: Reputation management, a more integrated ecosystem
#BizTrends2020: Reputation management, a more integrated ecosystemArticle

Looking at corporate reputation management in 2020, one of the biggest challenges we are going to face is the full integration of reputation across the entire value chain...

Daniel Munslow 28 Jan 2020

#BizTrends2020: Reward and remuneration trends in Africa for 2020
#BizTrends2020: Reward and remuneration trends in Africa for 2020Article

As we embrace a global world, the way that companies reward and remunerate should be keeping pace with these changes. But are they?

Nicol Mullins 27 Jan 2020

#BizTrends2020: 7 shifts changing the face of HR
#BizTrends2020: 7 shifts changing the face of HRArticle

HR (People) professionals will be expected to continue making a radical shift towards bigger and broader thinkers. The ability to be innovative and to use technology in new and different ways is essential - this will enable them to enhance and lead the human-centricity way...

Anja van Beek 27 Jan 2020

#BizTrends2020: 5 trends shaping great company culture
#BizTrends2020: 5 trends shaping great company cultureArticle

I believe that in 2020, we will see companies placing a greater focus on leaders becoming more intentional, purposeful and systematic about how they author, create and drive company culture...

Helene Vermaak 23 Jan 2020

Ntombizamasala Hlophe.
#BizTrends2020: The future of work in adlandArticle

Enough has been said about the impending Fourth Industrial Revolution to leave most of us in two camps; nervously awaiting the changes or mildly panicking and signing up for every digital course available...

Ntombizamasala Hlophe 22 Jan 2020

ADA compliance is a must for healthcare: Here's why empathy is important too
ADA compliance is a must for healthcare: Here's why empathy is important tooArticle

Since 2014, at least four major healthcare companies have been named in website accessibility lawsuits for violations of Title III guidelines in the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA)...

Boris Dzhingarov, Issued by Monetary Library 22 Jan 2020

#BizTrends2020: Directors' personal exposure will increase in 2020
#BizTrends2020: Directors' personal exposure will increase in 2020Article

If you are a director of a company engaged publicly you need to examine your role, responsibilities and potential liability as you go into 2020 because director's liability is expected to increase. This expectation is confirmed by the fact that claims against directors and officers liability insurers increased in 2019 and the trend is expected to continue markedly.

Patrick Bracher 22 Jan 2020

Afro-disruption: 6 more reasons to attend BizTrendsLIVE!2020
Afro-disruption: 6 more reasons to attend BizTrendsLIVE!2020Article

Afro-disruption and Afro-centrism will be trending when Bizcommunity, in association with Ster-Kinekor and Kantar, brings you BizTrendsLIVE!2020, on Thursday, 30 January 2020...

Issued by Bizcommunity.com 22 Jan 2020

#BizTrends2020: SA trends for brick and mortar stores - the present and the future
#BizTrends2020: SA trends for brick and mortar stores - the present and the futureArticle

It's a new year and a blank page is ready to be filled with the retail story of 2020...

Beate Stiehler-Mulder and Mariëtte Frazer 22 Jan 2020

#BizTrends2020: Faster and smarter - 8 retail trends for 2020
#BizTrends2020: Faster and smarter - 8 retail trends for 2020Article

For the retail sector as a whole - and for physical stores in particular - 2020 will be a year of reinvention...

Dov Girnun 21 Jan 2020

#BizTrends2020: 2020's top 7 travel trends and predictions
#BizTrends2020: 2020's top 7 travel trends and predictionsArticle

Trends in travel and tourism, much like trends in other sectors, tend to come and go. Different destinations and experiences enjoy their moment in the sun before a new trend catches on. For 2020, however, we see more subtle changes in the way travellers are thinking, and it might just change how we travel forever...

Teresa Richardson 21 Jan 2020

#BizTrends2020: Travel forecast for intra-Africa travel in 2020 - Spotlight on Mozambique
#BizTrends2020: Travel forecast for intra-Africa travel in 2020 - Spotlight on MozambiqueArticle

Intra-Africa travel should be a priority for every African. While visas remain a challenge for many travellers and destinations, the good news is that air accessibility is improving - although in many cases those flights are still much too expensive...

Natalie Tenzer Silva 20 Jan 2020

#BizTrends2020: Disrupting legacy African payments - going digital
#BizTrends2020: Disrupting legacy African payments - going digitalArticle

A country's payments system is probably not the first thing we think of when we think about the challenge of economic development. But payments are key to the bottom-up economic growth urgently needed...

Murray Gardiner 17 Jan 2020

#BizTrends2020: Main threat to SA businesses in 2020 is uncertainty
#BizTrends2020: Main threat to SA businesses in 2020 is uncertaintyArticle

While South Africa's power crisis is reportedly costing the country up to R80bn a month, it is not loadshedding itself that is currently the biggest threat to the economy...

Karen Petersen 17 Jan 2020

#BizTrends2020: 3 trends in responsible business
#BizTrends2020: 3 trends in responsible businessArticle

Companies spent an estimated R10.2bn on corporate social investment (CSI) in South Africa in 2019 - a 5% year-on-year increase in nominal terms (2018: R9.7bn), but flat when taking inflation into account, reflecting a subdued economy...

Zyaan Davids Anter 17 Jan 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

Siyamthanda Williams, business development manager, King Price Insurance.
#BizTrends2020: Women the winners as insurance gets personalArticle

This time 100 years ago, the world was on the brink of The Roaring Twenties. It was a time of dramatic social and political change, of unprecedented personal freedom of choice, of unfettered consumerism. So as we enter 2020, not much has changed, then...

Siyamthanda Williams 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: Using e-commerce tools to build disruptive consumer brands
#BizTrends2020: Using e-commerce tools to build disruptive consumer brandsArticle

Many disruptive consumer brands eventually expand into retailers in order to reach broader scale, and fast-moving retailers can accelerate this process...

Paul Cook 16 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: The century of the real estate A(I)gent
#BizTrends2020: The century of the real estate A(I)gentArticle

Tech facilitates transformation in real estate by automating mundane tasks so that agents have more time to focus on human problems and relationships...

Louise de Beer 16 Jan 2020

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#BizTrends2020: Trends that will shape travel experiences in 2020Article

Several trends highlight that customers are moving towards self-service options, with 61% of travellers in South Africa surveyed preferring to hear about travel disruption via digital communications...

Adrian Roodt 16 Jan 2020

#BizTrends2020: Fashion won't be sustainable until consumers are educated
#BizTrends2020: Fashion won't be sustainable until consumers are educatedArticle

If you're wondering if sustainable fashion really does exist in South Africa, the answer is yes, but only on a small scale...

Emma Longden 15 Jan 2020

Erica Elk, founding executive director of the Craft & Design Institute
#BizTrends2020: Design thinking to rise in the public sectorArticle

In the face of increasingly tough systemic and complex challenges, there is an emerging global trend in the public sector towards using a design thinking approach to unlock new and innovative solutions...

Erica Elk 15 Jan 2020

#BizTrends2020: Top 2020 SA property market trends
#BizTrends2020: Top 2020 SA property market trendsArticle

In 2020, the subdued property market is set to continue. This means it has never been a better time to be a buyer...

Crispin Inglis 15 Jan 2020

#BizTrends2020: Developing a social economy policy in South Africa - five insights
#BizTrends2020: Developing a social economy policy in South Africa - five insightsArticle

South Africa's Economic Development Department took steps in 2017 to develop the 'social economy' with technical assistance from the International Labour Organisation (ILO)...

Kerryn Krige, Issued by Nation Builder 14 Jan 2020

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#BizTrends2020: 2020 - Africa's year for digital disruptionArticle

A number of macro trends are delivering unhindered economic progress on the African continent, driving momentum and positioning Africa as a significant component of the world market...

Geoffrey White 14 Jan 2020

#BizTrends2020: The future of flying drones in South Africa
#BizTrends2020: The future of flying drones in South AfricaArticle

Drones are becoming part of everyday life for people and businesses. The potential private and commercial applications are endless. But there are very few licenced commercial drone operators in the country, with many users operating drones illegally because of the cost and complexity of compliance. The authorities simply do not have the means to enforce compliance in all but the most egregious offences...

Kiasha Nagiah 13 Jan 2020

Mimi Kalinda, originally from the Democratic Republic of the Congo and Rwanda and raised in South Africa, is the Group CEO and co-founder of Africa Communications Media Group.
#BizTrends2020: 4 PR business trends you can expect in 2020Article

It's the start of a new decade, and 2020 is certain to mark a shift in focus when it comes to the public relations (PR) and communication landscape...

Mimi Kalinda 13 Jan 2020

#BizTrends2020: 4 trends driving the evolution of HR into a people function
#BizTrends2020: 4 trends driving the evolution of HR into a people functionArticle

Two major forces are shaping the future of work: increasing automation in the workplace, and a global, flexible workforce that can work whenever, wherever, for whomever...

Pieter Bensch 13 Jan 2020

Linah Maigurira, retail industry manager, Google South Africa.
#BizTrends2020: AI will be more powerful than fire in the futureArticle

We need to prepare for a future when everyone uses the internet on their phone, says Linah Maigurira, Google head of retail, sub-Saharan Africa...

13 Jan 2020

David Gibbons, general manager, Roche Products
#BizTrends2020:Technology and public-private partnerships on pharma's agendaArticle

The same advances in technology and innovation that are driving a shift in the way we work, socialise and live are also driving a shift in the way we take care of our health...

David Gibbons, 13 Jan 2020

Afro-optimism in focus at BizTrendsLIVE!2020
Afro-optimism in focus at BizTrendsLIVE!2020Article

Bizcommunity has announced the line-up of published and awarded trend analysts from London, Lagos, Senegal and SA, to share their vision of intra-African tech, trade and trends at BizTrendsLIVE!2020 on Thursday, 30 January...

Issued by Bizcommunity.com 13 Jan 2020

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