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#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

#PulpNonFiction: Truth and trash in the circular economy
#PulpNonFiction: Truth and trash in the circular economyArticle

Rereading Terry Pratchett's, The Truth, Bronwyn Williams was struck by a minor character who reminded her that every messy problem is a business opportunity in disguise and tells us how this side story is playing out in various guises around the world...

Bronwyn Williams 24 Aug 2020

CliffCentral launches creative content agency, new podcast series
CliffCentral launches creative content agency, new podcast seriesArticle

CliffCentral.com has announced the launch of its own content agency, offering brands a suite of communication services...

2 Jul 2020

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Creativity loves a tight brief - how businesses are using trends to adjust their strategies to fit the new post-normalArticle

Creativity loves a tight brief - in times of crises we can choose to see our new tighter creative brief (that is social, economic and regulatory constraints) as a source of inspiration rather than confinement...

Bronwyn Williams 30 Jun 2020

8 small business trends for 2020
8 small business trends for 2020Article

What trends can you implement into your business to be the leader of the pack?

29 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

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

#BizTrends2020: The social franchising opportunity
#BizTrends2020: The social franchising opportunityArticle

In South Africa, many young people are looking for jobs and one wonders what jobs they had in mind...

Vera Valasis 10 Jan 2020

Bronwyn Williams
#BizTrends2020: Virtual value - decoupling physical reality from economic valueArticle

One of the big business trends of the past decade was how software "ate the world". Just 10 years ago, the world's most valuable companies were predominantly in the business of trading physical resources or goods of one kind or another...

Bronwyn Williams 6 Jan 2020

Your business has unprecedented access to data - but are you storing, accessing and analysing it to boost optimally?
Your business has unprecedented access to data - but are you storing, accessing and analysing it to boost optimally?Article

TCM offers solutions to meet your business needs using IBM's technology platforms. Your ability to store and analyse data has never been more critical. The right solution can allow you to scale, while thriving in an efficient and competitive environment...

Issued by TCM 24 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

#BizTrends 2020: Gearing up our people for the future
#BizTrends 2020: Gearing up our people for the futureArticle

We can all ponder and debate the trends for 2020 - everyone has his or her own perception as to what will influence our industry most. But looking back on a fairly tumultuous past twelve months, the only thing we can truly be assured of is that, try as we might, it is fairly impossible to accurately predict what exactly will be heading our way in the next twelve...

Wayne Naidoo 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

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

#AfricaCom: "Every consumer today behaves like a millennial, your business needs to catch up!"
#AfricaCom: "Every consumer today behaves like a millennial, your business needs to catch up!"Article

Dion Jerling, co-founder of Connect Earth was chair of the third and final day of AfricaCom 2019's keynote sessions. He said there had been closer to 17,000 attendees than predicted 15,000 and convened a panel discussion on getting user experience (UX) right...

Leigh Andrews 14 Nov 2019

Growth strategies that work to scale your business
Growth strategies that work to scale your businessArticle

There's no shortcut to growing a business...

Chris Legazpi 21 Oct 2019

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10 Government technology trends for 2019-2020Article

Gartner has identified 10 government technology trends for 2019-2020 that have the potential to optimise or transform public services and suggests Government Chief Information Officers (CIOs) take these into consideration when planning for the next 12 to 18 months.

7 Oct 2019

Steenkamp captions this, “#nocaption: Let the design do the talking.”
#BehindtheSelfie with... Karen SteenkampArticle

This #WomensMonth, we go behind the selfie with Karen Steenkamp, creative director at young and dynamic empowerment agency, Sum of 21 Academy...

Leigh Andrews 19 Aug 2019

Two Tone Group becomes a member of the prestigious global Travel Consul
Two Tone Group becomes a member of the prestigious global Travel ConsulArticle

One of South Africa's most cutting-edge integrated agencies has become the latest inductee into the prestigious Travel Consul, sealing its brand as a bona fide global leader in the travel and tourism communication industry...

Issued by Orchard on 25 14 Aug 2019

5 Startup trends in Nigeria
5 Startup trends in NigeriaArticle

Startup businesses are popping up everywhere and many people, both young and old, have amazing small business ideas that could potentially change the world...

Aimee Laurence 14 Aug 2019

#FairnessFirst: Don't forget age and experience as a diversity and inclusion factor
#FairnessFirst: Don't forget age and experience as a diversity and inclusion factorArticle

The industry's lack of diversity and inclusion was made notably clear by last year's #TimesUp movement, largely focused on equality in race and gender. Now, with a rise of 'diversity and inclusion' focused roles popping in advertising, here's why it's important to focus on a range of ages and experience levels for true business transformation...

Leigh Andrews 12 Apr 2019

New business journalism series on leading women in tech in Nigeria
New business journalism series on leading women in tech in NigeriaArticle

Ventures Africa explores the Future of Nigeria's tech with 10 leading women in its newly launched business series...

3 Apr 2019

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First 24-hour Kenyan TV business channel launchesArticle

Metropol Corporation launches 24-hour business TV channel, Metropol TV...

2 Apr 2019

Forget buzzwords, embrace trends
Forget buzzwords, embrace trendsArticle

It is near impossible nowadays for organisations to keep up with trends in business and technology...

29 Mar 2019

Consumer demand at the forefront of African business priorities
Consumer demand at the forefront of African business prioritiesArticle

There are interesting shifts in African manufacturer and retailer business priorities and a growing appreciation for the fact that no one-size-fits-all approach is enough to ensure ongoing success in sub-Saharan Africa...

28 Mar 2019

5 businesses you'd be smart to start in 2019
5 businesses you'd be smart to start in 2019Article

These are the business opportunities set to grow exponentially in 2019, according to SA investor Manuel Koser...

12 Feb 2019

#BizTrends2019: Bizcommunity hosts #BizTrendsLIVE!, an overview
#BizTrends2019: Bizcommunity hosts #BizTrendsLIVE!, an overviewArticle

Bizcommunity invited contributors to join its vision for Africa (with over 230 industry trend contributions making up the 2019 report) at BizTrendsLIVE!, which took place at Ster-Kinekor Sandton City in Johannesburg on Thursday, 31 January.

Jessica Tennant, Issued by Bizcommunity.com 1 Feb 2019

3 business non-negotiables for 2019
3 business non-negotiables for 2019Article

Value in the form of quality interactions and ethics are the biggest priority for consumers in 2019, and this will shape how companies design solutions, deliver services and communicate...

Leigh Whiting 31 Jan 2019

#BizTrends2019: The death of Facebook? Not quite. Meet the social media of the future
#BizTrends2019: The death of Facebook? Not quite. Meet the social media of the futureArticle

When Marian Salzman, one of the world's top trendspotters, invited me to discuss all things trends over coffee at the end of 2018, I jumped at the chance. This is the final part of my three overviews of our talking points...

Leigh Andrews 28 Jan 2019

Michelle Beh, managing and strategy director at The Jupiter Drawing Room.
#BizTrends2019: Embracing uncertainties and change to survive 2019Article

The year 2018 was one of uncertainty and scandals rocked the world, South Africa and advertising - forcing changes to take place...

Michelle Beh 21 Jan 2019

How to navigate the digital journey
How to navigate the digital journeyArticle

Our digital footprints are providing an even more detailed insight into our habits and activities...

Helmut Reisinger 21 Jan 2019

#BizTrends2019: Facebook is the dial tone, not the message
#BizTrends2019: Facebook is the dial tone, not the messageArticle

When Marian Salzman (one of the world's top trendspotters) invited me to discuss all things trends over coffee at the end of 2018, I jumped at the chance. This is the second of three overviews of our talking points...

Leigh Andrews 21 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

Global trendspotter, Marian Salzman.
#BizTrends2019: Top 12 trends for SA and the worldArticle

Marian Salzman, one of the world's top trendspotters, shares 12 of the top trends to expect as we delve into 2019...

Marian Salzman 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

BizTrendsLIVE! January 2019 speaker line up
BizTrendsLIVE! January 2019 speaker line upArticle

Bizcommunity invites you to join us as four 'Afro-futurists', all published authors, all experienced global keynote speakers and trend consultants, impart their knowledge in one intensive morning session...

Issued by Bizcommunity.com 6 Dec 2018

#MFGIndaba: Business beyond 2020
#MFGIndaba: Business beyond 2020Article

For manufacturers to stay ahead they need to think consciously about the next thing and come up with the next thing...

Danette Breitenbach 26 Jun 2018

5 key ingredients for long-term digital success
5 key ingredients for long-term digital successArticle

The fourth industrial revolution continues to disrupt how businesses operate with creative, digital start-ups challenging established organisations...

29 May 2018

#BizTrends2018: 18 trends for 2018
#BizTrends2018: 18 trends for 2018Article

Bizcommunity.com's 18 trends for 2018 from BizTrends2018 trend analyst, curator and editor, Louise Marsland...

Louise Marsland 3 Apr 2018

#BizTrends2018: Small is Africa's 'new smart' in 2018
#BizTrends2018: Small is Africa's 'new smart' in 2018Article

Africa has become a continent of catchphrases, be it 'Africa rising', 'untapped middle class', 'e-commerce explosion', 'leapfrogging technology' or 'brand loyalists', the list is endless... but what do they mean in a real-world context...?

Ailsa Wingfield 3 Jan 2018

#BizTrends2018: Identity crisis - the business of being WOKE
#BizTrends2018: Identity crisis - the business of being WOKEArticle

In many ways 2017 was the watershed year for being 'woke': politically, economically, socially and culturally. Technology has for many years been the primary disruptor of business, but a socio-cultural wave will hit businesses in 2018. Brace yourselves for a year of dual disruption...

Dion Chang 28 Dec 2017

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Focus on Africa's film industry growsArticle

The inaugural DISCOP Zanzibar event will run from 11-13 July at the Verde Hotel outside Stone Town, Zanzibar...

23 Nov 2017

Boris Dzhingarov
A look at four health and fitness business trends that are thrivingArticle

The health and fitness industry is rife with fads. Today's hottest product could easily be obsolete by next week and nobody would be surprised. That's just the way things work in the business arena...

Boris Dzhingarov, Issued by Monetary Library 18 Aug 2017

Kale invests in 'Centre of Innovation in IT for Air Cargo'
Kale invests in 'Centre of Innovation in IT for Air Cargo'Article

The second Clear View - A Kale Thought Leadership Summit for air cargo saw the announcement of a centre of innovation to ground groom the air cargo industry in adopting information technology...

18 Jul 2017

New Africa wide business programme launched
New Africa wide business programme launchedArticle

Zimbabwean Media Group launches Africa wide business analysis program, ‘This Week in Africa'...

15 May 2017

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Understanding the millennial marketArticle

Consultancy creates millennial business division...

20 Apr 2017

How to make self-employment work for you
How to make self-employment work for youArticle

With technology simplifying so many of the business processes that used to be done by hand, all that's left for entrepreneurs to do is to be smart about which shortcuts they use to their advantage...

Daphne Stanford 6 Apr 2017

John Sanei.
#IABDigitalSummit2017: Digital debrief with John SaneiArticle

IAB Digital Summit speaker and trend specialist or ‘trenovator' John Sanei shares a peek into the world of gamification…

Leigh Andrews 15 Mar 2017

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